The African Development Bank has launched a Youth Advisory Group to create 25 million jobs and impact 50 million youth across the continent...
30 Nov 2017
Index insurance is being promoted as a solution to protect climate affected smallholder farmers in Africa. This type of microinsurance is slowly gaining ground as a way of compensating farmers for...
Wambi Michael 25 Oct 2017
Coinciding with International Day of the Girl Child, Mastercard recently launched the African leg of its Girls4Tech programme...
19 Oct 2017
Graça Machel Trust announces new initiative to create a powerful movement of African women focused on advancing Africa's future...
23 Aug 2016
Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) has partnered with key African universities to provide executive training for the advancement of financial journalism...
19 Mar 2015
As the demand from sub-Saharan African countries for online training steadily grows, the number of online courses is said to have increased by 390% over the past five years.
3 Mar 2014
The Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism, which have opened for entries, have grouped next year's awards into platform neutral, platform specific and special awards.
9 Dec 2013
On his visit from London to South Africa for the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association) Forum in Johannesburg on 2 November and Mobile Monday in Cape Town on 6 November, Adam Pattison, vice president, Americas & EMEA at BBM Messenger, shared insights into chat or dark social and how this is shaping the mobile economy.
Jessica Tennant 20 Nov 2017
A delegation from South Africa's Black Business Council recently held talks in Johannesburg with business leaders from Singapore and Malaysia on potential investment and bilateral trade.
16 Nov 2017
When thinking about financial technologies, it is natural to assume the term stands for recent developments. Fintech, however, is not a newcomer, but has been a column of the financial industry for the past 60 years or so.
PARIS - Chinese tourists visiting Paris are now able to pay for their purchases in two of the city's famous department stores with their smartphones, thanks the adoption of the payment app of the popular Chinese social media network, WeChat.
9 Nov 2017
Redefine Properties, the second largest SA-based property group, is due to expand its offshore property platform with another foray into Eastern Europe. It will acquire a 25% stake in a €1bn retail portfolio of 28 well-established assets in Poland.
Alistair Anderson 7 Nov 2017