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  • #BizTrends2021: 3 major trends in the commercial property space in Africa
    The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has seen three major trends emerge as drivers of investment in Africa's commercial property space. Though this sector has certainly taken a big knock, and commercial office space is still slow to recover, we are seeing positive activity in light industrial property, data centres, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, and even in hospitality, throughout Africa. By Peter Hodgkinson
  • 5 technopreneurs chosen for Ayo Scaling Africa Series
    The final five qualifying businesses for the next round of the Ayo Scaling Africa Series have been selected. The series looks to assist tech entrepreneurs in taking their Series A businesses to the next level.
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5 technopreneurs chosen for Ayo Scaling Africa Series

The final five qualifying businesses for the next round of the Ayo Scaling Africa Series have been selected...

2 days ago

Côte d'Ivoire's Noël N'guessan wins 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Noël N'guessan, a chemical engineer from Côte d'Ivoire, has been named the winner of the Royal Academy of Engineering's 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

9 Jul 2021

If YouTube isn't in your marketing plan, you're missing out!

YouTube hosted a festival that focused on showing marketers and advertisers what can be achieved through using YouTube...

By Emily Stander 5 Jul 2021

Tana Africa Capital acquires stake in African drinks business KDV Holdings

Private equity firm Tana Africa Capital has purchased a stake in Kensington Distillers & Vintners, an African premium drinks business focused on beverage manufacturing and distribution...

2 Jul 2021

Why a competitive local fashion industry needs the creativity of designers

The creativity of designers is a valuable resource that must be nurtured if African countries are to grow their fashion industries into competitive global players, says SA Fashion Week CEO Lucilla Booyzen...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Jun 2021

Key areas of focus for youth development and entrepreneurship in Africa

Terena Chetty, content and strategic projects manager at Africa Communications Media Group, identifies key areas of focus for youth development in Africa...

By Terena Chetty 25 Jun 2021

Inaugural Franchising for Africa conference set for August

The online event, set to take place virtually on 25 and 26 August, serves to help review and reboot the franchising sector...

25 Jun 2021

#YouthMatters: Chidi Nwaogu, nominee for Techpreneur of the Year at 2021 FOYA Awards

Chidi Nwaogu, serial tech entrepreneur and cofounder at Publiseer and Savvy, has been nominated as Techpreneur of the Year at the 2021 FOYA Awards...

By Evan-Lee Courie 23 Jun 2021

Should African SMEs revisit their business models post-Covid-19?

Innovation is sometimes only associated with new products or technical renewals. However, business model innovations can be significantly more profitable...

By Soromfe Uzomah 23 Jun 2021

Use the Africa free-trade area to create jobs and enable entrepreneurship for the youth

The African Continental Free Trade Area has the potential to reduce the high joblessness rate that has recently skyrocketed due to the detrimental effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

By Lebo Letsoalo 21 Jun 2021

African youth are capable entrepreneurs and we should invest in them now

Africa has the largest workforce in the world. A recent report indicated that the continent will, by 2030, be home to a capable labour force of over 1.6 billion...

14 Jun 2021

Google launches a series of programmes to support small businesses in Africa

Google has kicked off a series of programmes that will support the growth and recovery of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Africa's post-Covid economy...

3 Jun 2021

Idris Bello talks raising capital in Africa

Idris Bello, founding partner at Loftyinc Capital Management, is a proud member of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance. He shares some valuable insights on the African entrepreneurial ecosystem...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 Jun 2021

Iyin Aboyeji shares advice for African entrepreneurs

Iyin Aboyeji, founder of Future Africa; co-founder of Andela and former managing director of Flutterwave, shares insights on the African entrepreneurial ecosystem...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 Jun 2021

Saint-Gobain Africa Challenge 2021 calls for entries

Saint-Gobain and AfricArena have joined forces to empower early-stage tech solutions in e-commerce and fintech in Egypt, Kenya and South Africa...

3 days ago

Identifying the path forward for franchising

As an industry sector, franchising often does not get enough credit for its contribution of close to 14% to the country's GDP, says Franchise Association of South Africa...

20 Jul 2021

Access Bank's Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton Africa welcomes South Africa

Access Bank's campaign Womenpreneur Pitch-A-Ton Africa is designed to support women in business across the African continent. Now, the bank is looking to put South African women's businesses on the map...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 12 Jul 2021

Seedstars Africa Ventures announces initiatives to drive investments into Africa

Viva Technology, the Conseil Présidentiel pour l'Afrique, and Seedstars Africa Ventures has unveiled new African initiatives to drive additional investments in African innovation...

24 Jun 2021

Doktor.se to launch in Africa

Following a pre-Series A round of $3m, Webrock and Healthforce will be taking the cutting-edge technology behind the second most downloaded doctor app in Europe, Doktor.se, to Africa...

18 Jun 2021



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