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Seven South African tech startups hoping to grab your attention

From pet food to dating to rentals, 88mph has a range of startups under its wing.

From New York to Lagos: The inspiration behind a new taxi app in Nigeria

The Easy Taxi Nigeria app links customers with reputable drivers in Lagos and Abuja.

Six ways Africa can unlock its agricultural potential

Better farming methods and political commitment are ways to improve the agricultural industry.

Private equity firm backing affordable housing projects in Africa

“We want to build houses and get supply of houses into this middle-income market.”

How David Mwendele is making money to fund his youth charity

“I was very frustrated seeing fellow youth who were not lucky enough to get an education suffering.”

Why a former doctor decided to start an online supermarket in Nigeria

“Gloo.ng is an outpouring of affection to my wife, and by extension, to all our target users,” says founder.

Using the high-end health market for regional integration in Africa

Increasingly more tourists are visiting African countries to receive healthcare.

Gossy Ukanwoke – Nigeria’s online university pioneer

Offering courses in a variety of subjects, Beni American University students access all material online.

Takeaways big business as Famous Brands expands across East Africa

Restaurant company plans to launch its Mugg & Bean coffee shop chain in Nairobi.

Africa’s middle class boasts high returns in consumer goods markets, says KPMG

The single-largest investment and business opportunity in Africa will be its rising consumer market.

Entrepreneur talks about launching the first Egyptian co-working space

“If you have an idea and are passionate about it, just do it,” says founder of The District.

Oil discoveries likely to drive demand for hotels in Kenya

Local and international hotel brands are growing operations in Nairobi.

The challenge of translation in Africa

Translating indigenous African languages requires a careful approach.

Investing in Africa: the imperative to invest sustainably

What is sustainable investment and why is it critical to commercial success in Africa?

Domino’s Pizza coming to Southern Africa: What you need to know

Domino’s is another US fast food brand entering the African market.