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    AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be done

    The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa's 55 countries have agreed, in principle, to participate in the agreement...

    By Bobby Madhav 22 Apr 2021

    Why you should expect more Suez-like supply chain disruptions and shortages at your local grocery store

    When the Ever Given container ship choked off traffic in the Suez Canal for almost a week in late March 2021, it made headlines around the world...

    By Nada R. Sanders 12 Apr 2021

    #EcommerceDay2021: How the industry is poised to evolve after receiving a shot of adrenalin

    WATCH: uAfrica's Anita Erasmus and Jaco Roux unpack how Covid-19 has affected the business, the impact of the AfCFTA on e-commerce and the need for sustainable development within the industry...

    10 Mar 2021

    Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity

    The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April...

    26 Feb 2021

    Vaccine delays reveal unexpected weak link in supply chains: A shortage of workers

    The shipment of goods to suppliers has become technologically sophisticated. Delays in getting out the Covid-19 vaccine to people show that the breakdowns come down to something more basic...

    By Anna Nagurney 11 Jan 2021

    Global trade connectivity rebounds, signals recovery from Covid-19 setback

    Trade and capital flows have already started to recover and international data flows surged during the spreading pandemic as in-person contact migrated online, boosting international internet traffic, phone calls and e-commerce...

    7 Dec 2020

    Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

    Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Oct 2020

    Drone technology helps boost healthcare supply chains in Africa

    Drone technology is offering a lifesaving solution to the challenges, including helping to ensure that cold chains are maintained, and vaccine quality is not compromised...

    21 Sep 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic requires us to understand food's murky supply chains

    Six months ago, you may not have thought much about where your groceries were produced. But chances are you're thinking about it now...

    By Cory Searcy and Pavel Castka 6 Aug 2020

    Supply chain, procurement specialists join forces to grow new business in Africa

    The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the vital role that supply chains play in the global economy. One of the lessons it has delivered is that flexible, resilient, dynamic supply chains are critical for organisations aiming to survive future disruptions like this...

    6 Jul 2020

    The African Continental Free Trade Area - from agreement to implementation

    The Agreement Establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) was brokered by the African Union (AU) and adopted by 44 of its 55 member states on 21 March 2018. By February 2019, all AU countries, save for Eritrea, had become signatories to the AfCFTA, which came into force on 30 May 2019...

    By Robyn Berger, Theunis Claassen and Catherine Robson 30 Jun 2020

    African logistics, warehousing sector set to overcome pandemic storm

    According to Tim White, CEO of Profica, the logistics and warehousing sectors have strong fundamentals in place which may see the industrial sector weather the Covid-19 storm and emerge with a more positive long-term outlook...

    25 Jun 2020

    DHL launches air freight service from China to Africa, Middle East

    Leveraging DHL's global network and Dubai's status as a transit hub, the solutions will bridge the current gap in uplift from China...

    22 Apr 2020

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