Monday, October 22, 2018

Billion-dollar race to win Africa’s hospitality market

Over the coming decade, affluent Africans—and visitors to the continent—will have a lot more hotel options to choose from. That’s because some of the world’s...

Rwanda’s agricultural exports grow by 44%

Rwanda’s agricultural exports generated over $515.9 million (over Rwf447 billion) in a period of one year from July 2017 to June 2018, representing an increase...

Africa’s 10 wealthiest cities

According to the Africa 2018 Wealth Report, the top African country in terms of average wealth per person is Mauritius, at $32,700, followed by...

Exclusive Interview: Davies Okeowo, CEO of Enterprise Hill

Davies Okeowo is the CEO of Enterprise Hill, a business solutions provider for MSMEs in Nigeria and Africa. He believes that Africa is "at...

Yoco, South African based POS payments provider, raises $16M in Series...

Yoco, the South African-based Point of Sale payments provider, has raised a Series B round of US$16M led by Partech, a Venture Capital firm...

Winners of the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year competition announced

The winners of the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year competition were announced this morning with Samuel and Motlapele Molefi, founders and owners of Modi...

Tizeti, Nigerian ISP Starup, raises $3 Million Series A Funding

Nigerian ISP start-up Tizeti and its consumer facing brand, Wifi.com.ng has closed a Series A round of $3M, led by 4DX Ventures with participation...

Dangote emerges the Most Valuable Brand in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Dangote has emerged the most valuable brand among the top 50 brands in Nigeria for 2018 which were unveiled at the weekend in...