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Brave Group's Musa Kalenga Best Individual Contributor to Digital
Brave Group's Musa Kalenga Best Individual Contributor to DigitalArticle

Technology is changing the future of business and Musa Kalenga's achievements in digital, are testament to this. Kalenga, chief future officer at Brave Group, was announced as Best Individual Contribution to Digital at the 2020 IAB Bookmarks Awards...

Issued by The Brave Group 20 Mar 2020

John Lombela, managing director, Cryptovecs Capital
#BlockchainAfrica: Building an inclusive, transparent digital African economyArticle

Doing business in Africa is still a double-edged sword; despite the steady economic growth, there is still the inability to leverage this growth into sustainable development policies and plans...

John Lombela 4 Mar 2020

#BizTrends2020: Reward and remuneration trends in Africa for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Reward and remuneration trends in Africa for 2020Article

As we embrace a global world, the way that companies reward and remunerate should be keeping pace with these changes. But are they?

Nicol Mullins 27 Jan 2020

Navigating key challenges of doing business in Africa
Navigating key challenges of doing business in AfricaArticle

A recent online survey by Adams & Adams, through its Adams.Africa Advisory unit, identified seven key challenges facing business wanting to enter or grow operations in Africa...

Issued by Adams & Adams 12 Nov 2019

Dion Shango, CEO, PwC Africa
Africa's CEOs still looking for growth amid uncertaintiesArticle

African business leaders are less optimistic about the strength of the global economy and their organisations' ability to grow revenues in both the short and medium term than they were a year ago...

9 Sep 2019

Highlights from the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa
Highlights from the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern AfricaArticle

On 30-31 July 2019, the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) hosted over 500 delegates representing the entire fresh produce supply chain in Cape Town at the 9th Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference and Trade Show...

Issued by Produce Marketing Association 28 Aug 2019

Herman Lombard, founder and executive director of African Unity,
African market wide open for innovative insurersArticle

Escalating urbanisation, a rising middle class and a growing younger population create significant opportunities for insurers to enter this largely untapped African market...

8 Aug 2019

Scan Display hosts first African Distributor Conference
Scan Display hosts first African Distributor ConferenceArticle

Scan Display hosted representatives from 12 African countries at its first African Distributor Conference in Johannesburg at the beginning of June 2019...

Issued by Scan Display 15 Jul 2019

2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa - Sponsors and exhibitors announcement
2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa - Sponsors and exhibitors announcementArticle

Sponsors and exhibitors have been announced for the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference and Trade Show, taking place on 30-31 July at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town...

Issued by Produce Marketing Association 12 Jul 2019

#AfricaMonth: Why Africa is primed for prestige beauty growth
#AfricaMonth: Why Africa is primed for prestige beauty growthArticle

Overseeing multi-ethnic innovation for Estée Lauder Companies, Susan Akkad is no stranger to the concept of 'inclusive beauty'...

Lauren Hartzenberg 31 May 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
#AfricaMonth: Doing business in Africa needs an inclusive approachArticle

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is estimated to rebound to 2.8%1 for 2019...

30 May 2019

Digital transformation will leapfrog Africa's growth
Digital transformation will leapfrog Africa's growthArticle

While many may think that Africa's development is far off, I can categorically confirm that the time for Africa is now...

John Wentzel 21 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Alain Dos Santos on growing Montblanc's luxury legacy in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Alain Dos Santos on growing Montblanc's luxury legacy in AfricaArticle

While a growing number of international brands are waking up to the promise of Africa as a valuable market for luxury goods, Montblanc has been growing its presence on the continent for 30 years...

Lauren Hartzenberg 17 May 2019

Africa Summit.
Promoting US business interests in AfricaArticle

Nine Africa Heads of State will attend the US-Africa Business Summit in June...

30 Apr 2019

US National Security Advisor John Bolton sees China as a threat to Washington in Africa. EPA-EFE/Shawn Thew
US still sees Africa as important. But it must learn from past mistakesArticle

In December last year the US National Security Advisor, John Bolton, gave a speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC, in which he outlined the Trump administration's new Africa strategy...

Maria Ryan 24 Apr 2019

Mobile operators have the potential to become the biggest publishers in SA & Africa. Part 2
Mobile operators have the potential to become the biggest publishers in SA & Africa. Part 2Article

To recap from last week, in emerging markets, there is a huge pent-up and untapped demand for content, for information, for services that people want to access via their phones, particularly in emerging markets. In Africa less than 40% of mobile phone users are on smartphones; so technology that works on feature phones is still an extremely viable route to market on the continent.

Issued by Ole!Connect 3 Apr 2019

Sekete Mokgehle, head: global commodity finance, Nedbank CIB
The challenges and opportunities of trade finance in AfricaArticle

It's common knowledge that, while the African continent offers many exceptional economic opportunities for forward-thinking businesses and investors, doing business in Africa can be challenging...

Sekete Mokgehle 27 Feb 2019

Africa's business revolution
Africa's business revolutionArticle

Africa offers exciting possibilities for companies looking to access new growth markets in a constrained global economic climate...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 21 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Private equity's African story
#BizTrends2019: Private equity's African storyArticle

What are the key issues and trends related to doing business in Africa in the private equity space?

18 Jan 2019

Mimi Kalinda, group CEO and co-founder of Africommunications Group.
#BizTrends2019: Africa will no longer be a victim of 'image'Article

Perceptions matter: reputation management trends in Africa 2019...

Mimi Kalinda 16 Jan 2019

New APO Group CEO, Lionel Reina.
#BizTrends2019: Africa is one of the major players in the global economic futureArticle

New APO Group CEO, Lionel Reina, gives Bizcommunity.Africa his trend predictions for 2019...

15 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Business excellence in Africa relies on customer centricity
#BizTrends2019: Business excellence in Africa relies on customer centricityArticle

Doing business in Africa presents multiple opportunities and challenges. To achieve business excellence on the continent, it is essential that we understand consumers in Africa and their changing needs...

Sarina de Beer 7 Jan 2019

Mandla Shezi, CEO of Hollard International.
Understanding the diversity of Africa is key to its growthArticle

'Africa is not a country' and understanding Africa in all its diversity is fundamental to business excellence on the continent...

11 Dec 2018

Accessories brand Research Unit triumphs at Exporter of the Year awards
Accessories brand Research Unit triumphs at Exporter of the Year awardsArticle

Research Unit, a firm which manufactures designer handbags, and All Women Recycling, which makes gifts and gadgets from used plastic, were the big winners at the Exporter of the Year competition...

Janine Myburgh 19 Oct 2018

Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces Exporter of the Year finalists
Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry announces Exporter of the Year finalistsArticle

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry has announced the finalists in this year's Exporter of the Year competition...

11 Oct 2018

Africa: A hub for innovation
Africa: A hub for innovationArticle

Africa presents organisations across industry sectors with ample business opportunities...

21 Sep 2018

Visa partners Ivorian government to bring e-payment solutions
Visa partners Ivorian government to bring e-payment solutionsArticle

The Ivorian government has signed MOU with Visa with an aim to digitise government services and ensure financial services are accessible to more Ivorians...

5 Jul 2018

Boosting intra-Africa trade
Boosting intra-Africa tradeArticle

Intra-Africa trade received a boost with the launch of $1-billion South Africa-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (SATIPP)...

4 Jul 2018

John Lentaigne, chief underwriting officer, ATI Roundtable
International lenders warn on capacity constraints in AfricaArticle

During a one-day forum on investment risks in Africa, experts acknowledged that the abundance of current liquidity in the market did nothing to alleviate the capacity constraints faced by most banks when doing business in Africa...

29 Jun 2018

Ticket sales for first US direct flight low, says KQ
Ticket sales for first US direct flight low, says KQArticle

Ticket bookings for inaugural non-stop flight to New York have been low since opening in January, according to Kenya Airways (KQ), but it remains optimistic sales will pick up from August...

Constant Munda 29 Jun 2018

Compliance lawyers are in demand in Africa
Compliance lawyers are in demand in AfricaArticle

Regulators around the world are increasing their focus on compliance issues and this has given rise to a substantial increase in demand for lawyers who specialise in this field...

6 Jun 2018

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#AfricaMonth: Taking some time out in AfricaArticle

While travel into some parts of Africa very firmly remains in the "business trip" category, travellers who decide to extend their business trip may be surprised at the leisure opportunities available on the continent...

Ryan Potgieter 30 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: How Shoprite trailblazed trading in Africa
#AfricaMonth: How Shoprite trailblazed trading in AfricaArticle

The Shoprite Group has trailblazed trading in Africa in many respects. Since kicking off its expansion into the continent in 1990, the retailer now has its footprints firmly planted in over 460 locations across 14 African countries...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 2018

Tim Harris, CEO of Wesgro; Rudi Visser, head of innovation acceleration for RCS; Victoria Jackson of Mest; Kerry Petrie of Silicon Cape; Xabiso Lombo, founder of Guardian Gabriel; Alexander Fraser of VC4A; and Christophe Viarnaud, founder of AfricArena.
#AfricaMonth: "We're not the United States of Africa"Article

AfricArena panellists offered various case studies on doing business in Africa and explained why it's time to focus on partnerships and collaboration across the continent before setting sights off our shores...

leigh andrews 2 May 2018

The Commonwealth Africa Forum.
Africa is open for businessArticle

Canada will host The Commonwealth Africa Forum in July 2018, convening over 250 delegates and a number of high profile speakers...

2 May 2018

#AfricaLEAD: Jack Leslie on why this is Africa's time
#AfricaLEAD: Jack Leslie on why this is Africa's timeArticle

Chairman of Weber Shandwick, Jack Leslie, tells Bizcommunity.Africa what it will take to attract multi-national investment to Africa, the final frontier for growth and expansion for business at a pan-African level...

Louise Marsland 16 Apr 2018

Image: Cape Automotive Forum
All about the first Cape Automotive ForumArticle

The first Cape Automotive Forum exhibition and conference will be taking place from 17-18 October 2018 at the Cape Town Convention Centre...

10 Apr 2018

Oradian co-founder Julian Oehrlein on stage at the European FinTech event in Brussels accepting the award for Europe's Most Innovative Banking Software.
The missing links in the digital ecosystem in AfricaArticle

Companies like Google, Facebook, SEC2Africa and Oradian are identifying what could be the missing links in the digital ecosystem: knowledge transfer and face-to-face interaction...

8 Feb 2018

Will the New Deal be a new dawn or a lame duck?
Will the New Deal be a new dawn or a lame duck?Article

Now that Cyril Ramaphosa has secured the ANC's top job, he and his team will have to roll up their sleeves to restore confidence and boost investment in the economy. But have they got the New Deal economic plan right?

20 Dec 2017

Regent Business School expands its footprint in Africa and launches a Global Pan-African MBA
Regent Business School expands its footprint in Africa and launches a Global Pan-African MBAArticle

Regent Business School is launching its distance-learning MBA in North Africa with two of its partner institutions from the Honoris United Universities pan-African higher education network...

Issued by Regent Business School 13 Dec 2017

UCT GSB unveils 10 new case studies to boost business learning in Africa
UCT GSB unveils 10 new case studies to boost business learning in AfricaArticle

UCT GSB has published a collection of quality teaching case studies that are set to help business school students get to grips with the social and economic realities of doing business in Africa...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 6 Dec 2017

ATIGS 2018 and the Sustainable Development Goals
ATIGS 2018 and the Sustainable Development GoalsArticle

The International Trade Centre (ITC), has joined forces with the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS), to advance the event goals and objectives...

5 Dec 2017

Richard Branson helps open #GEW2017, first GEN startup campus in Africa
Richard Branson helps open #GEW2017, first GEN startup campus in AfricaArticle

Global Entrepreneurship Week jumped off to an early start this year as Richard Branson, Virgin Group founder, helped launch the first-ever GEN startup campus in Johannesburg, South Africa...

Issued by Mark Marich, Vice President GEN 15 Nov 2017

NEC/XON Summit 2017: Making Africa smarter and safer
NEC/XON Summit 2017: Making Africa smarter and saferArticle

The NEC/XON ICT Summit 2017 kicked off on Monday, 6 November 2017. Keynote speakers included the likes of Carel Coetzee, CEO of XON and Hironobu Kurosaki, president and CEO of NEC Europe...

Ilse van den Berg 7 Nov 2017

Leverage digital technologies to mitigate challenges, drive growth
Leverage digital technologies to mitigate challenges, drive growthArticle

Thomson Reuters advises embracing the impact of digitalisation and turning disruption into opportunity...

25 Aug 2017

Leveraging the African opportunity, tapping into billion-rand projects
Leveraging the African opportunity, tapping into billion-rand projectsArticle

At a recently held member briefing, Sassda revealed that Africa still has what it takes...

23 Aug 2017

Vuma grows reputation management business in Africa
Vuma grows reputation management business in AfricaArticle

Expanding into Africa, Vuma Reputation Management has signed memorandums of understanding (MOU) with four African communications agencies...

15 Aug 2017

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