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AfDB, JSE and IDC provide business exchange platform - ESI Africa

Sat, 05/12/2018 - 04:10

ESI Africa

AfDB, JSE and IDC provide business exchange platform
ESI Africa
The African Development Bank (AfDB), the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC), have jointly organised the first Africa Business Day forum, dedicated to enabling Southern African businesses ...

"Africa Business Day" Equips Southern African Companies Seeking to Expand Beyond Regional Markets - AllAfrica.com

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 21:48

"Africa Business Day" Equips Southern African Companies Seeking to Expand Beyond Regional Markets
AllAfrica.com
The African Development Bank, Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and the Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa (IDC) jointly organized the first "Africa Business Day" on enabling Southern African busineses to expand into Sub-Saharan ...

Entrepreneurs In Africa Can List Their Business Ventures and Get Funding On This Website - Technology Zimbabwe

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 15:30

Technology Zimbabwe

Entrepreneurs In Africa Can List Their Business Ventures and Get Funding On This Website
Technology Zimbabwe
I have good news for all aspiring African entrepreneurs with their business that is starving from lack of funding. A firm called, Africa Private Equity Market has launched a platform where ambitious entrepreneurs can source for funds by digitally ...

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Making African Trade Work - Project Syndicate

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:24

Project Syndicate

Making African Trade Work
Project Syndicate
Africa, like other developing regions around the world, has persistently low levels of intraregional trade, owing to poor infrastructure and trade barriers maintained by the African Union's 55 member states. The Continental Free Trade Agreement ...

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Safaricom has connected 141000 homes with internet in Kenya - African Business Chief

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 11:20

African Business Chief

Safaricom has connected 141000 homes with internet in Kenya
African Business Chief
The Kenyan telecommunications firm, Safaricom, has announced that it has connected 141,000 homes and 15,000 businesses to the internet using fibre optics. The telecom formed its internet unit in May last year, and has since laid more than 5,000km of ...

International buyers find hidden gems in Durban - Mail & Guardian

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:32

Mail & Guardian

International buyers find hidden gems in Durban
Mail & Guardian
Durban was buzzing with energy this week as it hosted the biggest travel and tourism trade fair, the Africa Travel Indaba, under the theme “Africa's Stories, Your Success”. #Indaba2018 trended on social media as 1800 buyers, 1220 exhibitors and 80 ...

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'Black Panther' comics writer Nnedi Okorafor speaks at Africa Business Club event - The Daily Northwestern

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 05:24

The Daily Northwestern

'Black Panther' comics writer Nnedi Okorafor speaks at Africa Business Club event
The Daily Northwestern
Thursday's event, hosted by the Africa Business Club, aimed to educate the Kellogg community about African culture and economics, part of the overall goal of the group's Africa Week. First-year Kellogg student Ehis Akhetuamhen, co-president of the ...

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Tracking ease of doing business in Africa - Guardian (blog)

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 04:45

Guardian (blog)

Tracking ease of doing business in Africa
Guardian (blog)
You just mentioned that it has been the 15th anniversary last year's edition that came out in October but this is an annual publication of the World Bank group that measures ease of doing business and benchmarks economies according to how easy or ...

African Nations Want to Do Business with NWA Companies - KNWA

Fri, 05/11/2018 - 00:11

KNWA

African Nations Want to Do Business with NWA Companies
KNWA
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- The inaugural "Trade with Africa Business Summit" kicked off Thursday in Bentonville. Global leaders, trade experts and policy representatives of several African countries are in Northwest Arkansas to engage U.S. businesses ...

West Africa's regional exchange woos investors in London [Business Africa] - africanews

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 20:02

africanews

West Africa's regional exchange woos investors in London [Business Africa]
africanews
West Africa's regional exchange, Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières (BRVM), which links eight West African countries with a stable currency met with UK fund managers and market experts to outline investment opportunities at its “BRVM Investment ...

Kenya, Ghana submit papers on Africa free trade deal - Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 15:44

Business Daily (press release) (blog)

Kenya, Ghana submit papers on Africa free trade deal
Business Daily (press release) (blog)
Addis Ababa, Thursday. Kenya and Ghana Thursday handed over to the African Union Commission (AUC) the documents ratifying the continental free trade deal, becoming the first two countries to do so. The two countries' representatives handed the African ...

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Africa: Open For Business Offering a World of Opportunity - AllAfrica.com

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 14:40

Independent Online

Africa: Open For Business Offering a World of Opportunity
AllAfrica.com
"Tourism growth, and sharing the benefits of tourism, contribute to replacing poverty and despair with prosperity and hope. Africa's Travel Indaba is the ideal springboard for further growth." This was South African Tourism Minister, Derek Hanekom's ...
OPINION: Tourism's time in the spotlight at Africa's Travel Indaba 2018Independent Online

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OPINION: Tourism's time in the spotlight at Africa's Travel Indaba 2018 - Independent Online

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 13:03

Independent Online

OPINION: Tourism's time in the spotlight at Africa's Travel Indaba 2018
Independent Online
DURBAN - Africa's Travel Indaba 2018 will have more than 1000 exhibitors having their work enjoyed by attendees including over 1400 buyers and 68 countries. This indaba is an important one for Africa's growing tourism sector. Investor confidence is at ...
Africa: Open For Business Offering a World of OpportunityAllAfrica.com

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SA is ready to host 2018 Africa Investment Forum - Independent Online

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 12:04

Independent Online

SA is ready to host 2018 Africa Investment Forum
Independent Online
We thank you for allowing South Africa to host the inaugural event.” According to Adesina, “The African Investment Forum will provide a much-needed global platform that will help catalyze private-sector investments in Africa, by bringing in developers ...

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Business hubs you should know in South Africa - Public Eye Maritzburg

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:49

Public Eye Maritzburg

Business hubs you should know in South Africa
Public Eye Maritzburg
The road to success can be a daunting one for small and medium enterprises (SME). SMEs often struggle to source business capital and other tools in order to progress. It is from this background that the concept of business hubs came about. Business ...

Business hubs you should know in South Africa - Pretoria Moot Rekord

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 11:17

Pretoria Moot Rekord

Business hubs you should know in South Africa
Pretoria Moot Rekord
The road to success can be a daunting one for small and medium enterprises (SME). SMEs often struggle to source business capital and other tools in order to progress. It is from this background that the concept of business hubs came about. Business ...

Fela Durotoye will be speaking at the LBS Africa Business Summit themed Scaling for Impact | May 12th - BellaNaija

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:54

BellaNaija

Fela Durotoye will be speaking at the LBS Africa Business Summit themed Scaling for Impact | May 12th
BellaNaija
It's another edition of LBS Africa Business Summit by London Business School. This is a go-to Africa-focused annual event for business professionals, entrepreneurs, investors and students. One of Nigeria's Presidential Aspirants for 2019, Fela Durotoye ...

Business hubs you should know in South Africa - Sandton Chronicle

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:54

Sandton Chronicle

Business hubs you should know in South Africa
Sandton Chronicle
Raizcorp is an indigenous African incubator which provides support for enthusiastic, growth-hungry entrepreneurs, offering them a platform that fosters learning and guidance, which can be translated into practical business success. Raizcorp currently ...

SA ranked first in Africa for being digitally friendly - Business Day

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 10:28

Business Day

SA ranked first in Africa for being digitally friendly
Business Day
SA leads Kenya and Nigeria on the list of African countries that are digitally friendly. This is according to the Euler Hermes Enabling Digitalisation Index (EDI) 2018. The index measures the ability of 115 countries to provide an environment for ...

NW trade forum offers Africa insight - Arkansas Online

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 08:18

NW trade forum offers Africa insight
Arkansas Online
The experience led Umesiri to begin a new mission of trying to facilitate trade opportunities between the U.S. and Africa. She created a company Nazaru LLC, that helps link U.S. businesses and African stakeholders and is taking a big step to help ...