News
UBA leads e-Banking Innovation with Mobile POS (mPOS)
01-27-2015 | 11:20:24
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has again proven its leadership position in e-Banking with the introduction of mobile Point of Sale (mPOS) terminals. UBA has gone live with this initiative in partnership mPOS partners across Africa.


MTN to empower African businesses with AWS Direct Connect
01-27-2015 | 11:17:24
MTN Group today announced it would be the first African company to offer Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect to business customers across multiple countries on the continent.


Nestlé makes progress on empowering women in cocoa supply chain
01-27-2015 | 11:14:15
Nestlé’s work to empower women in the cocoa supply chain in Côte d’Ivoire kicked off in 2013 and we’re making more headway with our partners on this important issue.


[Kenya] Old Mutual increases its stake in UAP
01-27-2015 | 11:09:49
Following the announcement on 9 January 2015 that Old Mutual plc ("Old Mutual" or "the Group") had acquired 23.3% of UAP Holdings Limited ("UAP"), the Group today agreed to purchase a further 37.3% of UAP's existing share capital, thereby increasing its stake to 60.7%, subject to various regulatory approvals.


App-based taxi booking service, Taxify, launches in Johannesburg and Cape Town
01-26-2015 | 12:27:20
Taxify, a smartphone-based application which allows a user to order a taxi in two simple steps at no charge, is set to launch in Johannesburg and Cape Town at the end of January.


 
Features
Mark Mobius: Africa’s Electrifying Future
01-21-2015 | 16:13:23
Emerging and frontier markets are a focal point of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, which takes place during the week of January 19. One of the sessions, “Achieving Africa’s Growth Agenda,” is of particular interest to me


Anzetse Were: Political factors key in market performance
01-21-2015 | 11:53:00
In his book The End of the Free Market, Ian Bremmer makes the point that “in emerging markets, political factors still matter— at least as much as economic fundamentals for the performance of markets.”


LinkedIn Groups Africa Business Communities
01-19-2015 | 22:39:00
LinkedIn Groups Africa Business Communities


[Africa CEO Forum] What is your vision on the development of the Ghana economy in 2015?
01-18-2015 | 20:33:00
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 Ghana economy in 2015?


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