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Creating business communities for African unity - Bizcommunity.com

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:31

Bizcommunity.com

Creating business communities for African unity
Bizcommunity.com
The run up to the 55th Africa Day, celebrated annually on May 25 in parts of Africa and around the world in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (now the African Union), is an ideal time to reflect on the ...

Anadarko aims to raise $14-15bn for LNG project in Mozambique - African Business Chief

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:00

African Business Chief

Anadarko aims to raise $14-15bn for LNG project in Mozambique
African Business Chief
Societe Generale, the French bank, has been appointed as financial adviser for the project and has already received $12bn worth of interest from export credit agencies in Japan, China, Italy, and South Africa. “Our target is to raise financing ...

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Africa bids to unlock trade finance potential - African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:17

African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)

Africa bids to unlock trade finance potential
African Business Magazine (press release) (blog)
Amid great fanfare 44 African countries signed the long-awaited African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) earlier this year. The bloc is expected to boost intra-African trade – pegged at less than 20% – by eliminating import duties and scaling back ...

India is ready to do business with Africa - ESI Africa

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 09:14

ESI Africa

India is ready to do business with Africa
ESI Africa
“Indian utility vendors and services will find a huge market and scope in Africa, especially in South Africa's energy sector,” says Dr Rajeev Singh, the Director General and CEO of the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC). On Tuesday 15 May, Rajeev Singh ...

South Africa is haemorrhaging high-skilled ICT professionals – here's where they're going - BusinessTech

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 08:21

BusinessTech

South Africa is haemorrhaging high-skilled ICT professionals – here's where they're going
BusinessTech
This is great for the graduates but it puts additional strain on South African technology companies who are wholly reliant on these workers to maintain and grow their businesses. “Start-ups especially are having a very hard time in attracting the ...

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Government role crucial for industrializing Africa, AfDB says - New Business Ethiopia

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 02:25

New Business Ethiopia

Government role crucial for industrializing Africa, AfDB says
New Business Ethiopia
Besides, the business and regulatory environment has also need to be right in African countries in order for them to develop their manufacturing industries, become competent in the global market and ultimately improve the living standards of their people.

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Report warns Africa on perils of deals with tech behemoths - Daily Nation

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 18:15

Daily Nation

Report warns Africa on perils of deals with tech behemoths
Daily Nation
The Observer newspaper quotes Ms Susan Aaronson, a digital trade expert at George Washington University, as saying that African countries do have the right to say to tech firms “you need to pay for our data and you need to be transparent about the way ...

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Amref seeks Sh80bn to improve health services in Africa - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 17:58

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Amref seeks Sh80bn to improve health services in Africa
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
“Our strategy recognises that the way the organisation conducts business will need to change significantly in the face of increasing competition from non-traditional development players, shifting donor funding and unpredictable changes in the donor ...

Investments in Lekki'll make Lagos next business destination in Africa – Ambode - Vanguard

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 17:48

Vanguard

Investments in Lekki'll make Lagos next business destination in Africa – Ambode
Vanguard
Ongoing Projects In Lekki Free Trade Zone Largest Worldwide, Says Dangote. Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday inspected the ongoing projects in the Lekki Free Trade Zone, saying the massive investments being jointly made in the ...

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These are your chances of getting a job after graduating in South Africa - BusinessTech

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 13:04

BusinessTech

These are your chances of getting a job after graduating in South Africa
BusinessTech
“When young people are employed in the South African labour market, their employment intensity is the highest amongst the Trade, Agriculture, and Finance and other business services industries,” Stats SA said. “Low and semi-skilled youth employment is ...

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AU says intra-Africa trade key for development - New Business Ethiopia

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 12:22

New Business Ethiopia

AU says intra-Africa trade key for development
New Business Ethiopia
Commenting on the recent signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AFcfta), which he said was a truly historic development, the AU Deputy Chief said the potential for intra-African trade to drive value creation and development was ...

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5 of the most expensive hotels in South Africa - charging up to R140,000 a night for a suite - Business Insider South Africa

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 08:07

Business Insider South Africa

5 of the most expensive hotels in South Africa - charging up to R140,000 a night for a suite
Business Insider South Africa
South Africa received a total of 15.5 million international tourists in 2016 - contributing 2.5% of the country's GDP. Mathews gave Business Insider South Africa a list of some of the most expensive hotels in South Africa (prices are per person, per ...

Indonesia, South Africa organize forum to boost economic ties - Jakarta Post

Sun, 05/20/2018 - 05:10

Jakarta Post

Indonesia, South Africa organize forum to boost economic ties
Jakarta Post
The Indonesian Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) Johannesburg, in cooperation with the Indonesian Consulate General in Cape Town, has organized the Indonesia-South Africa business forum in Cape Town, South Africa, to boost economic relations between ...

Should Africa let Silicon Valley in? - The Guardian

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 16:00

The Guardian

Should Africa let Silicon Valley in?
The Guardian
Africa is seen as particularly vulnerable after decades of underinvestment that has left many countries with seemingly little option but to accept the terms laid down by the tech giants. “Tech companies like to project a modern, progressive image to ...

Organisers Announce Shortlist for 2018 Private Equity Africa Awards - Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Sat, 05/19/2018 - 03:30

Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)

Organisers Announce Shortlist for 2018 Private Equity Africa Awards
Business Post Nigeria (press release) (blog)
DPI – Atlantic Business International. Harith – Sheltam. Helios – GBFoods Africa. Milost Global – Eco Medical. Mid-Cap. 8 Miles – Blue Skies. AfricInvest – Britam. Alta Semper – Macro Pharmaceuticals. Amethis – Groupe Premium. Apis – Greenlight Planet.

Africa Business News – Live - CNBCAfrica.com

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 23:32

Africa Business News – Live
CNBCAfrica.com
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Africa Hydrocarbons Receives Conditional Approval for Its Proposed Change of Business Transaction - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 23:04

Africa Hydrocarbons Receives Conditional Approval for Its Proposed Change of Business Transaction
GlobeNewswire (press release)
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Africa Hydrocarbons Inc. (NFK.H:NEX) (KNPRF:PNK) (KRL1:STU) (the “Company”) is pleased to announced that it has received conditional approval from the TSX Venture Exchange in ...

Africa.com Top10 Business News - Africa.com

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 18:17

Africa.com

Africa.com Top10 Business News
Africa.com
Crowdfunding—or the use of online platforms to raise money for business ventures from a large base of investors—has been steadily gaining traction in Africa over the past decade. Still, crowdfunding in Africa is limited compared to other regions ...

Mercedes-Benz SA apologises for ad that only featured a white mother - Business Insider South Africa

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:48

Business Insider South Africa

Mercedes-Benz SA apologises for ad that only featured a white mother
Business Insider South Africa
Thato Mntambo, Mercedes-Benz SA spokesperson, explained to Business Insider South Africa that the video was created internationally and not specifically for South Africa. “We have apologised for offending." Declan Ahern, associate director at ...

How to Increase Intra-Africa Trade - East African Business Week

Fri, 05/18/2018 - 13:15

East African Business Week

How to Increase Intra-Africa Trade
East African Business Week
Trade at various levels has been acceptable architecture for incomes. The higher the trade values, the better for income generation. Lots of jeremiads about low intra-Africa trade have been churned out. Figures of a decade ago, putting intra-Africa ...

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