The Egyptian Government to engage DFIs and Investors to outline 30GW of Energy Projects

Next month (16 -18 February 2016), Egypt’s government, regulators and public sector stakeholders will discuss the role of DFIs and the private sector to...

Africa’s Agricultural Transformation Opportunity

Building agricultural ecosystems can boost social cohesion, drive beneficial continental and global trade, and create millions of jobs for Africa.   The Case for Change There are,...

Essay: South African Business Culture

By Samuel Smith - What do you know about business culture in South Africa? Does it differ from American business culture? When you have...

Tanzania to install 10,000 Biogas Plants by 2017

In East Africa, $411m has been earmarked for biogas plants by the governments of Tanzania, Netherlands and Norway. The funds are for the implementation...

Uganda to construct $63.6m Sugarcane Waste Power Generation Plant

Uganda’s Mayuge Sugar Industries is set to begin the construction of $63.6 million estimated to generate 23MW at its sugarcane waste power plant, Footprint...

Dueling with Lions – Playing the New Game of Business Success in Africa: BCG...

From a business perspective, Africa is at an inflection point. Local African companies have made investments and have expanded their offerings, in many cases...

Namibian President Geingob to address AU Investment Conference

Namibian President Hage Geingob will, today, depart for Addis Ababa to attend and address the 26th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of...

4,000 Households to benefit from Red Cross Clean Water Initiative

Rwanda Red Cross has inaugurated a water facility in Gasabo District meant to supply clean water to at least 4,000 vulnerable households in the area, New...

2016 Digital Trends in Africa

By: CYNTHIA GORDON -  Over the past year we have witnessed digital innovation continue to transform Africa’s economic and business landscape. We have seen the...

Ethiopia Earned Over $1 Billion from Export

Ethiopia earned over $1 billion from export trade in the past five months of this budget year, according to Public Relation Head of the...