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Kalyan Group, building Africa agricultural value chains for the futureArticle

As a player in the agricultural sector in West Africa, the company has invested approximately 5 million dollars in agricultural projects in Togo to provide employment for the Togolese communities and to reduce their dependence on imports...

Robin Fredericks 1 Apr 2020

This isn't a man's world: women in business
This isn't a man's world: women in businessArticle

Earlier in March, the world celebrated International Women's Day, which focuses on forging a gender-equal world, celebrating women's successes, and raising awareness of historic and present bias...

Lucy Desai 25 Mar 2020

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

Want instant branded content?
Want instant branded content?Article

Want instant branded content? Biz Content Features are the easy way to align a company or brand with market reports or industry event coverage...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Mar 2020

Nivaash Singh
Don't underestimate the value of an experienced financial partnerArticle

While the risks are high, Africa currently offers a very compelling mining proposition with a number of excellent prospects in many parts of the continent...

Nivaash Singh 10 Feb 2020

Start the new decade with CIMA
Start the new decade with CIMAArticle

Through the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the unified voice of the American Institute of CPAs and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, we are aiming to help you do just that...

Issued by CIMA 4 Feb 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

Q&A: Growing B2B technology businesses with SW7
Q&A: Growing B2B technology businesses with SW7Article

Technology companies have the opportunity to thrive as key players in the age of the digital revolution. With the agenda of the 4IR currently at the forefront in South Africa, the empowerment of small tech businesses is critical especially as they are the backbone of the economy...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Jan 2020

Adebola Williams, the CEO of StateCraft in Nigeria. Image supplied.
The business of political PR: Advising heads of states in AfricaArticle

Maryanne Maina interviews Adebola Williams, CEO of StateCraft in Nigeria, a political communications company, on their mission to galvanise a generation to make informed choices...

Maryanne Maina 14 Jan 2020

An African thunderstorm¹
An African thunderstorm¹Article

'Africa is changing fast' is a euphemism. The nature of the continent's change is not just fast, it has been deep, at times totally unforeseen and always multi-dimensional...

Issued by Kantar 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Huge business and investment momentum in Africa
#BizTrends2020: Huge business and investment momentum in AfricaArticle

Africa has carved a unique path by steam-rolling traditional structural challenges and issues...

Graham Deneys 6 Jan 2020

These five trends will change business in Africa in 2020
These five trends will change business in Africa in 2020Article

With the World Bank forecasting economic growth in sub Saharan Africa at 3.6% for 2019-20, some of the world's fastest-growing economies are in Africa...

Pieter Bensch 12 Dec 2019

Graham Cruikshanks, director for Africa operations at TBWA\ Johannesburg
#TBWAAfricaConference: Fostering an attitude of disruptionArticle

Jessica Tennant interviews Graham Cruikshanks, director for Africa operations at TBWA\ Johannesburg on his involvement in the recent #TBWAAfricaConference, with the objective of re-emphasising TBWA\'s core disruption principles while fostering an "attitude of disruption", which he tells us more about here...

Jessica Tennant 12 Dec 2019

Africa's music business under discussion
Africa's music business under discussionArticle

The music business in Africa will be discussed at the annual Africa Music Business Summit (AMBS), part of AFRIMA...

21 Nov 2019

Amasa zooms into African markets - The media landscape, challenges and opportunities
Amasa zooms into African markets - The media landscape, challenges and opportunitiesArticle

Join Amasa (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) as we host a panel of esteem industry leaders to unpack the media landscape, challenges and opportunities that comes with venturing into African markets...

Issued by Amasa 13 Nov 2019

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

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Growing Africa's fast-paced entertainment and media marketplaceArticle

DISCOP Joburg puts strong emphasis on African television projects in development and the booming animation sector...

21 Oct 2019

Women are a vital source of economic growth and development in Africa
Women are a vital source of economic growth and development in AfricaArticle

The JBS is running the Women Entrepreneurship and Leadership for Africa programme (WELA), in partnership with the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), in November 2019...

Liezl Rees & Nikitta Hahn, Issued by Johannesburg Business School 27 Sep 2019

Vodacom Digital Accelerator launches
Vodacom Digital Accelerator launchesArticle

Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab have launched Vodacom Digital Accelerator...

18 Sep 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

Tosin Lanipekun, executive director of Advertising Week Africa.
Joburg to host first Advertising Week AfricaArticle

Advertising Week Africa comes to the continent for the first time, hosted in Johannesburg, in October 2019...

Louise Marsland 12 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

Daniel Thebe presenting at #CEM19. Yes, Darth Vader music played as he walked on stage
#CEM19: How to eff-up early in business, then recoverArticle

Daniel Thebe, founder of Isidima Brands Multimedia and Uhuru Consumer Electronics, explained his five phases of career growth so far at the 2019 CEM AfricaSummit, issuing advice and learnings for those looking to follow in his footsteps as a young entrepreneur from Khayelitsha...

Leigh Andrews 5 Aug 2019

Tertius Carstens, CEO of Pioneer Foods, and Eugene Willemsen, CEO, PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa.
PepsiCo eyes growth in Africa with $1.7bn Pioneer Foods acquisitionArticle

Multinational snack foods and beverage giant PepsiCo has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods Group for approximately $1.7 billion...

19 Jul 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

Women in Africa.
Defining how African businesswomen can take the leadArticle

The 3rd Women In Africa (WIA) Initiative annual World Summit agreed that African women need to change history and tell a new story of Africa...

10 Jul 2019

Hisense's new B2B offering gains traction as business in Africa booms
Hisense's new B2B offering gains traction as business in Africa boomsArticle

Hisense, supplier of affordable and high-quality electronic goods, is rapidly gaining traction across the continent's business-to-business market and is poised to become a significant player in Africa...

Issued by Ninety9cents 10 Jul 2019

Tiso Blackstar Group sells media, broadcast and content businesses
Tiso Blackstar Group sells media, broadcast and content businessesArticle

Tiso Blackstar Group has announced selling its media, broadcast and content businesses in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya to Lebashe Investment Group for R1,5bn...

28 Jun 2019

Boomtown helps Hogan Lovells' Africa Forum to Make an Impact
Boomtown helps Hogan Lovells' Africa Forum to Make an ImpactArticle

Governments around the globe are rallying behind the message that the African continent is open for business as an ideal investment opportunity...

Issued by BOOMTOWN 27 Jun 2019

Transforming the African collective
Transforming the African collectiveArticle

Technology has transformed the collaborative capabilities of African business...

Chris Ogden 11 Jun 2019

AfDB president awarded honorary doctorate
AfDB president awarded honorary doctorateArticle

The University of Alberta will confer an honorary doctorate of science degree on Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank, at its convocation event on 4 June 2019 in Edmonton, Canada...

3 Jun 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: Getty/Gallo
#AfricaMonth: How to do business in AfricaArticle

Addressing the well-being needs of Africans through a true collaborative effort between business, government, communities and the people who inhabit this continent will unlock future value...

31 May 2019

Pan-African free trade, investment agreement enters into force
Pan-African free trade, investment agreement enters into forceArticle

The African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, entered into force yesterday, brings with it the possibility of boosting intra-Africa trade and investment. The agreement, provides a framework to ease the doing of business in Africa...

31 May 2019

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#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

#AfricaMonth: Expanding into Africa, it's full steam ahead for The Business Exchange
#AfricaMonth: Expanding into Africa, it's full steam ahead for The Business ExchangeArticle

With community and collaboration the key drivers of the co-working revolution, disruption in the traditional office space market seems all but inevitable...

Sindy Peters 2 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

AFT Fund to launch 17 new projects in support of agribusiness in Africa
AFT Fund to launch 17 new projects in support of agribusiness in AfricaArticle

Agriculture Fast Track Fund to launch 17 new projects in support of agribusiness small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Ghana and seven other African countries

11 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

Politics and firms to shape Africa in 2019 and beyond
Politics and firms to shape Africa in 2019 and beyondArticle

Does democracy work for business in Africa? The outlook for 2019...

Issued by Johannesburg Business School 25 Mar 2019

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