Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Favourable weather boosts tea production in East Africa

by Winnie Atieno Favourable weather has boosted East Africa’s tea production in the six months to June this year, even as prices have dropped in...

Somalia has one of the most active mobile money markets in...

by Victor Odundo Owuor A recent World Bank report showed that Somalia has one of the most active mobile money markets in the world, outpacing most other countries...

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...