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For the past 10 years the Kenyan government has forbidden any external painting on Nairobi’s shared taxis, “matatus”. Until now.
Pension funds in Africa should direct more money towards financing private equity firms that fund local enterprises.
Skywise, South Africa’s newest low-cost airline, has its eyes set on becoming a regional carrier.
The financial services industry is changing at fast pace in francophone Africa.
Global Bitcoin exchange Igot has been granted access to the mobile money service M-Pesa, currently used by about 17 million Kenyans.
Andrew Waititu, SAP’s MD for East Africa, says companies will miss out if they don’t grow their presence beyond their host country.
The future of Kenya’s business environment is looking increasingly bright as the national economy continues to grow at an enviable pace.
How we made it in Africa talks to KPMG’s Africa head of life sciences about Africa’s healthcare industry challenges.
Current market conditions are putting mining companies in a quandary, says Lee Downham, EY Global Mining & Metals Transactions leader.
“The main goals of the fund are to preserve state reserves but also to create additional sources of revenue,” says FSDEA’s chairman.
Chai Bora MD discusses the company’s plans and the benefits of having private equity investors on board.
Tom Jackson talks about the reality of Africa’s unpreparedness for its migration to digital broadcasting.
The mining industry could do a better job at community development in Africa, says Mark Bristow.
Talking investment with CEO of Mkoba Private Equity Fund.
Hard retail data, consumer needs and behaviour, combined with macro-economic datasets, are better indicators of opportunity in African markets.