News
[Tanzania] Tigo Pesa returns TZS 3 Billion to customers as first quarterly payment: The first mobile money service in the world to pay
11-27-2014 | 16:03:11
Tigo announced today the first of its regular quarterly payments worth 3bn/- (US $ 1.8 million) to Tigo Pesa
[Africa] Ascendis Health announces R140 Million BBBEE Deals
11-27-2014 | 15:47:17
Ascendis Health is pleased to announce that it has successfully concluded two separate BBBEE deals to the combined value of R140 million with prominent BEE investment partners WDB Investment Holdings Proprietary Limited (WDBIH) and Senatla Capital Proprietary Limited
[Africa] JUMIA receives EUR 120 million in funding
11-27-2014 | 13:33:31
JUMIA announced a new round of investments amounting to EUR 120 million. These investments, which were made by existing shareholders, strengthen the company's position as the leading online retailer in Africa.
CFAO Announces the Launch of its Club of Brands to support the middle-class in Africa
11-27-2014 | 12:28:37
CFAO announces the creation of its club of brands, a network of international brands wishing to support the rise of the African middle class.
[EIU & DHL Report] International SMEs not recognizing Africa's growth potential
11-27-2014 | 11:44:22
According to an in-depth study conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) on behalf of DHL Express approximately 40% of global SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) do not perceive Africa as a growth opportunity, despite the positive economic growth stories and growing middle class in the regions.
 
Features
[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 ...
[BLOG] ICT: The Key To Africa’s Development And Business Growth
09-30-2014 | 10:10:24
By: Joel Savage Gone are the days when due to lack of birth of modern technology, global businesses encounter impediments, today Internet Global System ...
LG appoints new MD for Kenya
09-29-2014 | 11:16:32
LG has appointed South Korean national Tae-Ick Son as MD for Kenya. Son will also be in charge of LG's East and Central Africa business. He was a global ...
[BLOG] 12 Steps To Supercharge Your B2B Digital Marketing
09-23-2014 | 13:06:00
By David Graham If you are planning on getting serious about business-to-business (B2B) digital marketing to achieve your marketing and business goals, ...