Posts Tagged ‘africa’

Africa Tech Trends: Reflecting on 2014

A look at some of the key trends seen in Africa’s tech industry over the last year.

Financing Africa’s massive projects

Innovative bankrolling gains popularity and raises high hopes among key countries.

What Bitcoin could mean for remittances in Africa

Could Bitcoin help curb Africa’s loss of US$1.8bn annually in remittance fees?

Sweet spot for African private equity is in smaller deals

As African private equity markets evolve, the ‘sweet spot’ is to be found at the smaller end of the deal size spectrum.

Shop smart online this festive season

Vital tips for consumers when purchasing gifts online.

AGOA: The US-Africa trade dilemma

Though AGOA has been described as the cornerstone of US trade policy with Africa, its impact and benefits have been minimal.

SABMiller and Coca-Cola Africa: Diversifying their fast-moving goods basket

SABMiller and Coca-Cola merger will create South and East Africa’s largest soft drinks bottling operation.

Unlocking the potential of Africa’s national oil companies

African national oil companies need sufficient resources and backing to achieve their mandates.

VIDEO: Designer goods brand weaving in African culture

Greer Valley and Themba Mntambo are the co-founders of Kushn, a designer goods brand that combines leather with African woven textiles.

Breaking rules: Talking Nigerian showbiz with Nollywood pioneer

“We don’t want to win Oscars. Believe me; we are not interested in that stuff. We want an effective product that will make money.”

Africa Tech Trends: Bitcoin slowly but surely growing in Africa

It is too early to say whether it will truly take off, but Bitcoin is arriving in Africa.

Technology at the top of African CEOs’ agendas

Africa is currently undergoing a rapid and deep digital revolution.

Aviation: Africa’s sleeping industry

Africa’s growing middle class will push demand for safe and reliable air travel

Sub-Saharan Africa improves its state of globalisation, says DHL

“Globalisation is one of the key forces shaping the continent’s economic growth, and holds vast untapped potential to sustainably improve living standards for Africans.”

TV white space broadband about to be commercialised in Africa, hints Microsoft

New white space technology could be a game-changer for internet access on the continent.