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Entrepreneur Expo: 18–19 July 2014

The 5th Entrepreneur Expo and Conference is taking place on 18-19 July at the Good Hope Centre in Cape Town, South Africa.

Frost & Sullivan’s GIL 2014 Africa congress: 14 August 2014

Only a few years ago, Africa was viewed as the potential pitfall for investors; today it is dubbed as ‘the fastest growing continent’. What has brought about this change and what have businesses done differently to act as the catalyst for this rapid growth?

Phatisa launches app for private equity in Africa

An Internal Rate of Return (IRR) app has been launched for use by professionals in African private equity, which instantly calculates financial indicators that are the foundation of the industry.

Business opportunities galore at Africa’s Big Seven

As a showcase for new and exciting foods, beverages and equipment from around the world, Africa’s Big Seven (AB7) is the biggest and most spectacular exhibition on the continent.

Hospitality and Foodbiz West Africa: 9–11 September 2014

The hospitality and food industries in West Africa are on the verge of explosive growth due to rapid economic expansion across the region.

AgriBusiness Forum: 26–29 October 2014

The AgriBusiness Forum is EMRC’s flagship event, aimed at strengthening the agri-food sector in Africa.

30 nationalities registered to visit AB7 and SAITEX

With six weeks still to go until Africa’s biggest business opportunities expo opens, visitors from 30 nations have already registered online to attend this world-renowned event.

Phatisa’s pan-African housing fund teams up with Africa Reit, Kenya

The Pan African Housing Fund adds quality middle income residential apartments to the Nairobi market.

Private equity firm transforms palm oil business in Sierra Leone

A blend of private equity and development finance aligns returns with food security and job creation.

SAITEX offers free trade industry magazines to expo participants

Italy’s largest online publisher of trade magazines, provides a fantastic incentive for all expo participants.

SAITEX – 21 years as Africa’s biggest and best business opportunities expo

[Press Office] American comedian and actor Milton Berle once said: “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

One week left to apply for the Anzisha Prize

Africa’s youngest entrepreneurs have until April 1 to apply for the continent’s premier youth entrepreneurship award.

USB-ED again top executive education provider in South Africa

USB Executive Development CEO Frik Landman sees the PMR.africa Diamond Award, which the executive training company of USB has just received, as motivation to continue on its journey as a foremost provider of executive education.

Panel discusses renewable energy in Africa at USB

Renewable energy in South Africa has grown immensely over the past three years. It has effectively led to a broadening of power producers in South Africa

Africa’s biggest business opportunities expo turns 21

Billed as the biggest business opportunities event on the African continent, SAITEX, the Southern African International Trade Exhibition, celebrates its 21st edition this year.