Aids is the leading killer of African teens

2015-11-27 18:10

Aids has become the leading cause of death among African teens with 26 new HIV infections occurring every hour among teenagers aged 15-19.

SA companies buy biggest mall in Lagos

2015-11-17 21:00

In a strategic move, a South African real estate investment trust and a JSE-listed real estate capital growth fund have bought the largest mall in Lagos, Nigeria.

Time for Africa to take tech lead, ownership

2015-11-17 11:17

Africa is not just a consumer of technology anymore as the continent's telecoms market could become bigger than that of Europe, says an industry player.

Dubai positioned as gateway for Africa trade

2015-11-11 18:54

The Dubai International Financial Centre has pledged to support Africa’s growing financial community by providing increased access to international trade and investment.

Emerging young voices rise in African agriculture

2015-11-02 18:19

Transformation in Africa will require that young people harness the opportunities that are before them, says the president of The MasterCard Foundation.

India's Modi urges 'comprehensive' climate deal

2015-10-29 14:52

India's prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a “comprehensive and concrete” agrrement on climate change in December, as he addressed African leaders at a major summit in New Delhi.

Why tech companies love Africa

2015-10-26 12:10

The increasing use of cellphones across the African continent has enabled a variety of foreign tech companies to cash in on the potential growth. Local businesses to take advantage of the same growth.

Doing good business with the youth

2015-10-13 17:13

Indira Tsengiwe, founder of Youngpreneur Media, shares her views on youth and entrepreneurship in Africa.

Challenges facing the aviation industry

2015-10-11 16:40

From protectionism of national airlines to remaining sustainable and a call to work together, airline bosses air their views on the aviation industry during a discussion.

No price war, just good business model – Safair CEO

2015-10-11 11:11

The secret to FlySafair's low prices is attributed to its business model being different from competitors, according to parent company Safair’s CEO Elmar Conradie.


PPC plans to double size in 10 years

2015-11-18 11:00

PPC, which is grappling with tough competition and falling prices in SA, says growing demand in Africa will enable it to double the size of its business every decade.

The truth about Africa’s rising middle class

2015-11-17 15:11

Income growth in Africa may not be as fast as some have expected, but the trend is very much alive, says Standard Chartered Bank chief economist for Africa.

Africa rising despite the headwinds

2015-11-12 14:53

With global economic factors impacting emerging markets, this raises the question whether Africa is still the rising continent? Experts share their views on the long-term growth prospects for Africa.

Shoprite number one retailer in Africa - report

2015-11-03 19:39

Shoprite Holdings is the number one retailer in Africa followed by Massmart and Pick n Pay, according to the Deloitte African Powers of Retailing report 2015.

Nordic, African ties strengthened

2015-10-29 19:18

African and Nordic leaders have gathered in Oslo to discuss how Nordic expertise could be linked with African opportunities.

Prepare for sustained period of low oil prices - Xstrata chair

2015-10-27 18:27

Prepare for a period of sustained low oil prices if there is no intervention in the industry, says Dr Tony Hayward, chair of Genel Energy and chair of Glencore Xstrata.

TPG/Satya enhances growth focus in Africa

2015-10-16 18:02

Yemi Lalude will oversee TPG Growth’s investments in Africa, coordinated through TPG/Satya, the partnership between TPG Growth and Satya Capital.

New maturity for Africa hotel growth

2015-10-12 17:07

Growth in the African hotel sector has reached a new level of maturity with less reliance on foreign visitors and more demand from local businesses, reports show.

Massive opportunity for Africa

2015-10-11 13:26

A real alternative has emerged as a global energy revolution has started to take shape, say Kumi Naidoo and Ibrahim Togola.

Intense rivalry not doing SA aviation a favour - expert

2015-10-10 07:15

Unprecedented animosity levels are affecting SA aviation while frequent leadership change at local airlines is another negative factor, says an industry expert.

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