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A look at some of the key trends seen in Africa’s tech industry over the last year.
In the northwest corridor of war-ravaged Somalia lies Somaliland, a self-declared independent state that claims to be open for business. Really?
COMESA is set to see up to US$1bn injection with new trade finance fund.
Innovative bankrolling gains popularity and raises high hopes among key countries.
Alan Knott-Craig, of Project Isizwe, is partnering with governments to provide free public Wi-Fi, at a cost of only $0.09 per GB.
The continent’s mobile operators are investing in the new generation of start-ups.
Luanda, the capital of Angola, is the most expensive city in Africa for expatriates.
Could Bitcoin help curb Africa’s loss of US$1.8bn annually in remittance fees?
“Angola is a lucrative market where we currently have no presence, and Shoprite has done a phenomenal job there.”
As African private equity markets evolve, the ‘sweet spot’ is to be found at the smaller end of the deal size spectrum.
A closer look at the Deloitte Technology Fast50 Africa top five winners.
A new KPMG report highlights 100 of the world’s top infrastructure projects.
Though AGOA has been described as the cornerstone of US trade policy with Africa, its impact and benefits have been minimal.
Thomson Wilks is now accepting the crypto-currency Bitcoin as a form of payment from its clients.
Talking business and entrepreneurship in Zambia with Monica Musonda, founder of Java Foods.