[Mauritius] AfrAsia Bank attracts significant shareholding from National Bank of Canada
12-18-2014 | 12:33:00
AfrAsia Bank Limited today announced the addition of an important world-class strategic partner, National Bank of Canada, to its shareholding structure. This represents a major vote of confidence in its business model, financial standing and unique positioning in regional and international markets

Vantage's Fund II commits $10 million to the Simba Properties Investment Company in Uganda
12-18-2014 | 12:11:00
Vantage Africa's leading mezzanine debt provider, today announced it has provided $10m of funding to Simba Properties Investment Company ("Simba Properties"), the property investment arm of Simba Group in Uganda which houses five prime property developments in Uganda, three of which are operating and two of which are under development.

Orange and USAID join forces to boost mHealth innovations across Africa
12-18-2014 | 11:32:41
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)) and global telecommunications operator Orange announced a new alliance to develop innovations in mobile health (mHealth) at the Global mHealth Forum in Washington, DC. These mHealth innovations will help treat and care for individuals in developing countries across Africa.

[DHL Sub-Sahara] Enhance your customers' experience this joyous season
12-18-2014 | 11:06:33
The traditional mad holiday rush is upon us and businesses - especially those in retail - need to ensure that a high level of service delivery is maintained and that they are geared to handle the additional enquiries driven by the sudden upsurge in customers.

[West Africa] BOAD intends to provide medium and long-term loans involving XOF1,100 billion over the next five years
12-18-2014 | 10:55:00
The Board of Directors of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) held its 95th ordinary meeting on 15 December 2014 in Cotonou, under the chairmanship of Mr. Christian Adovelande, President, Chairman of the Board of Directors.Following the adoption of the minutes of its 94th Board meeting held on 24 September 2014 in Lomé, the Board considered and approved the 2014-2018 financial outlook update as well as the 2015-2017 programme-budgeting.

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 ...