$100m Investment to Improve Broadband Connectivity in Africa

World Bank Group member IFC has partnered with Google Inc., Converge Partners and Mitsui & Co. to improve internet access in underserved regions in...

Ghana to host Africa’s first Spaceship Research Centre

The first Spaceship Research Centre in Africa is to be constructed and hosted in Ghana at the Atomic Energy Commission enclave at Haatso in Accra. Global...

Sub-Saharan Africa growth up by 3% in 2017, says IMF

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is expected to recover to 2.6% in 2017, up from 1.4% last year, according to the International Monetary Fund. The...

South Africa: Dube TradePort strengthens regional supply chain

"Dube TradePort is taking advantage of its prime location beside Durban on the South African coastline in a bid to become Africa’s first aerotropolis,...

1,000 SMEs in Kenya, South Africa Adopt Fibre Connectivity – SEACOM

Since the launch of SEACOM Business services for corporate customers in August 2016, connectivity and cloud-based service provider SEACOM has connected more than 1,...

World Bank Discusses New Strategy for Togo

The Board of the World Bank Group has discussed a new Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Togo covering the period from July 2016 to...

Africans moved more freely in 2016, according to second Africa Visa Openness Index

The African Development Bank, in collaboration with the African Union Commission and the World Economic Forum, launched on Friday, May 19, 2017, the second...

Visa requirements for employees taking up work in key African jurisdictions

Given the growth in Africa, employers are regularly seconding their employees to businesses in other jurisdictions. Each country has different visa requirements for employees...

JCI South Africa launches the Ten Outstanding Young Persons Awards

Junior Chamber International (JCI) South Africa, a non-profit organisation for socially active citizens age 18 to 40, has launched the Ten Outstanding Young Persons...

She Leads Africa launches accelerator for women-run businesses

She Leads Africa has just opened applications for the 2017 She Leads Africa Accelerator, a 3-month program designed to identify, support and fund the next...