News
[Zimbabwe] DBSA Avails Funds for Power Projects
12-22-2014 | 13:32:16
The Development Bank of South Africa has availed funds to help Independent Power Producers develop bankable projects to solicit for capital from international financiers


Chinese Bank to Lend West African Development Bank 125 Mln USD
12-22-2014 | 12:02:46
The West African Development Bank (BOAD) is set to receive a loan of 100 million euros (about 125 million U.S. dollars) from the China Development Bank, a source from the regional bank's headquarters in Lome said on Tuesday.


The Rise of Shopping Malls In Ghana: The Consumer Experience
12-22-2014 | 11:38:00
Overall, Ghanaian shopping malls measure up fairly well, however we believe that the malls in Ghana miss a trick when it comes to the total sensorial experience that Malls in Africa need to provide. In an age where malls and their tenants need to fight more than ever to drive and retain traffic in their real estate, shoppers need to be presented with a complete sensorial experience.


ECA Head Praises Rwanda for "Sailing Through Stormy Weather" to Attain Transformation
12-22-2014 | 11:16:39
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa has said that countries that show resilience in transforming their economies cannot wait for "favourable winds".


[Zambia] Standard Chartered Named Best Bank
12-19-2014 | 17:01:43
Standard Chartered Bank has been named 'Best Bank in Zambia' by three awarding bodies


 
Features
Wanted: Headhunters in Africa
12-12-2014 | 15:00:00
Africa is rising! Our members at Africa Business Communities recognize the growth, but also say that it is difficult to find the right high-level candidates to match the rise.


[Africa CEO Forum] What is your vision on the development of the Nigerian economy in 2015?
12-10-2014 | 14:28:00
On a regular basis we consult African CEO's about their views on business. Today's question: What is your vision on the development of the Nigerian economy in 2015?


Simon Dornoo: “GCB, most profitable bank in Ghana for two years in a row”
12-02-2014 | 20:45:00
Mr. Simon Dornoo, Managing Director, GCB Bank, was very pleased to say: ”Investors in African capital markets across the world acknowledge our transformation programme and have voted GCB the best performing banking stock in Africa in 2010 and 2013, and this bodes well for our future...”


[BLOG] Why Fast Food Brands In Africa Need To Consider Franchising
10-07-2014 | 11:37:00
By:Goodman AMC When most people think of a franchise, the first names that are mentioned have to do fast foods. Food related franchises are certainly ...


[Blog] Rens Plandsoen - Have you heard about Destiny?
09-30-2014 | 12:15:00
Most likely: you haven’t. In case you do know this new game, you’re prone to have boys aged 13 to 16 years old.   Destiny is a traditional first-person ...


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