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    What does it take for African women to be successful entrepreneurs?

    According to the World Bank, Africa is the only region in the world with more female than male entrepreneurs. One in four African women start or manage a business, many of them in the informal sector...

    By Melissa Mbazo-Ekpenyong 5 May 2021

    Afrikrea launches SaaS platform to simplify global selling for African merchants

    Afrikrea has partnered with DHL and Visa to launch Anka, a platform that provides African micro retailers and small businesses with e-commerce, payments and global shipping services...

    30 Apr 2021

    The Village Market Africa triumphs in Food Lover's Seeds of Change initiative

    The Village Market Africa is the winner of Food Lover's Market's Seeds of Change Supplier Development Partnership, launched to create an opportunity for social enterprises to join the retailer's supplier network...

    28 Apr 2021

    Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa

    Coca-Cola system's 5by20 women empowerment programme has equipped 2 million women entrepreneurs in Africa...

    15 Apr 2021

    #StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry

    South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Apr 2021

    How online markets are helping local stores survive Covid-19

    Thanks to platforms that link online consumption to local interests, the desire to buy local, a trend fuelled by the Covid-19 pandemic, is giving rise to a new phenomenon known as digital localism...

    By Myriam Ertz, Damien Hallegatte, Imen Latrous and Julien Bousquet 19 Mar 2021

    New collective of thought leaders create pan-African agency

    A collective of thought leaders in the marketing and communications sector have joined forces to support organisations who want to support organisations who want to reach a pan-African audience as well as those organisations promoting African innovation and excellence to the world...

    16 Mar 2021

    Nestlé Hatcher platform invites collaboration with African innovators

    Best-in-class innovators are presented with an opportunity to be future Nestlé suppliers...

    15 Mar 2021

    Diversity matters because diversity wins

    Africa, like everywhere in the world, has been coping with Covid-19, which has disproportionately impacted women. The pandemic is a watershed moment for gender equality...

    By Ann Cairns 11 Mar 2021

    SA venture to benefit from new Mondelez impact investing platform

    Inmed Aquaponics Social Enterprise is among the first to receive capital through Mondelez International's new impact investing platform Sustainable Futures...

    25 Feb 2021

    Bizcommunity's festive thank you to the SA business community

    Since March 2020 when Covid-19 first turned business on its head, Bizcommunity has been the place where virtual business gets done, fully set up to seamlessly steer your business communications through the challenges of lockdowns, meltdowns and new remote working norms...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Dec 2020

    African entrepreneurs called to enter sustainable fashion competition

    The African Development Bank's Fashionomics Africa initiative has launched an online competition to support designers of sustainable and circular fashion...

    15 Dec 2020

    RSA-EU strategic partnership encourages and supports green economic recovery

    Ambassador Riina Kionka, the head of the delegation of the European Union to South Africa, Ambassador Martin Schäfer, the German ambassador to SA, and Ambassador Aurélien Lechevallier, the French ambassador to SA, discuss the importance of investing in a green recovery for South Africa as well as the EU's projects in South Africa...

    Issued by GreenCape 14 Dec 2020

    APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020 jury announced

    PR and marketing executives from Microsoft, Facebook, Uber, YouTube, Coca-Cola, Harley-Davidson, MasterCard, LEGO and many more are among the panel of judges for the APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020...

    5 Nov 2020

    #ConsciousLiving: Ashaki driving purpose-led beauty through impact sourcing

    Through her natural haircare brand Ashaki, Nthabiseng 'Joy' Duff has set out to prove that the beauty industry can be a positive force for change...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 30 Oct 2020

    L'Oréal announces winners of Beauty Tech for Good Challenge

    The international competition recognises the most innovative startups supporting responsible, sustainable and inclusive beauty...

    14 Oct 2020

    APO Group African Women in Media Award calls for entries

    The APO Group is calling for entries for the second annual APO Group African Women in Media Award set to recognise, celebrate and empower African women journalists who support female entrepreneurship in Africa...

    13 Oct 2020

    Getting real about virtual events

    2020 sure has been event-ful. Online platforms have proven increasingly valuable, especially in the business-to-business space, enabling more knowledge sharing, wider audience reach and networking opportunities than ever before!..

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 9 Oct 2020

    #WorldEntrepreneursDay: Roque Online is connecting informal traders to larger markets in Angola

    World Entrepreneurs' Day serves the purpose of creating awareness of entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the world...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

    #WorldEntrepreneursDay: Teheca is connecting expectant mothers to nurses in Uganda

    This year, Bizcommunity, in partnership with Seedstars, is acknowledging African startups on World Entrepreneurs' Day 2020...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

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