Africa’s new free trade area – streamlining trade and infrastructure development in Africa

Increasing intra-African trade is essential for the growth and development of  the continent and so the recent signing of the African Continental Free Trade...

Agro-processing sector could save Rwanda $118m annually

With the government keen on reducing the trade deficit, the National Industrial Research Agency (NIRDA) says that supporting local food production industry and addressing...

Afrexim Bank to Fund Aviation in Africa

A Pan-African bank on Monday unveiled a special credit facility to support airlines and governments seeking funds to buy Russian-made commercial aircraft. African Export-Import Bank...

African Development Bank is key to Africa’s economic development, say Southern African Governors

The Southern African Governors of the African Development Bank have described the Bank as the future of Africa’s development, and called on it to...

Marubini Raphulu: The inevitability of renewable energy and how South Africa will benefit

The signing of 27 renewable energy projects with independent power producers (IPPs) is good news for energy companies and for the country. Hulisani, a JSE-listed energy investment company,...

Tunisia Africa Business Council Signs Agreement with ICIEC to Boost International Trade in Parts...

The Tunisia Africa Business Council, an organization that works to increase Tunisia’s visibility in Africa, and the Islamic Corporation for the Insurance of Investment...

Fund for African Private Sector Assistance approves three projects to spur SME development in...

Donors to the Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA) – consisting of the African Development Bank, the Government of Japan and the Government of Austria...

Applications open for the 3rd cycle of Innovate Ventures Accelerator in Somaliland

Innovate Ventures pioneer in the Somali start-up space, has just opened applications for the next round of its Hargeisa-based tech accelerator. To date, the programme...

Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) announces third MEST Africa Summit

Now in its 10th year investing in tech entrepreneurs in Africa, Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) today announced the third MEST Africa Summit, which will take...

Knowing your viral potential is key to marketing success

It’s been over 90 years since Fred Barnard of Printers Ink said, “A picture is worth a thousand words”. Barnard would probably be blown...