Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Volkswagen develops automotive industry in Ethiopia

Volkswagen brand continues its engagement in emerging countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the presence of Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany,...

Unpacking Africa’s 2019 GDP growth prospects

The World Bank released its annual Global Economic Prospects  report for sub-Saharan Africa earlier this month, forecasting a GDP growth rate of 3.4 percent in...

Andela secures $100M Series D to power the future of distributed...

Andela, the company building distributed engineering teams with Africa’s top software developers, today announced the completion of a $100M Series D funding. The round...

Africa’s 50 most funded tech companies in 2018 raised a total...

Africa’s 50 most funded tech companies in 2018 raised a total of $618M. This is according to the Digest Africa INDEX, an annual report that...

Ghana’s energy industry becomes a boon for the economy

On October 15 President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the opening of the country’s first open and competitive round of bidding for energy exploration licences, with...

Young Rwandan entrepreneur turned Rwf40,000 into multi-million avocado oil firm

by Michel Nkurunziza Euphrosine Niyidukunda Mugeni, a final year female student at University of Rwanda who is pursuing Business Administration, is already in position to pay her...

Rwanda the emerging economy to watch

by Collins Mwai for Forbes Africa The tiny East African nation has proven to be a role model for the continent. During her November 2018 visit...

Senegal’s industrial park open for business

Forty kilometers from the capital, Dakar, a new industrial park has opened. Seven companies, from China, Côte d’Ivoire, France, Tunisia and one from Senegal...