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Zimbabwe bans fruit, vegetable imports to save scarce forex

Zimbabwe has banned the importation of fruit and vegetables to save scarce foreign currency in the face of a worsening economic crisis

2 days ago

Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff

Business of Design (BoD) is back with a speaker lineup of note. The two-day seminar is held annually in Cape Town and Johannesburg during October and doesn't just focus on design in itself but has a much broader vision for the field in all areas of business

By Jessica Tennant 6 Oct 2017

It's time for Africa

The rise of the fourth industrial revolution is adding intricacy to future economies and their employment outcome

By Monde Mawasha 21 Sep 2017

The case for RE projects in Africa

Renewable energy has journeyed from the subsidised fringes of electricity supply to become an integral part of the power landscape

By Theuns Ehlers 20 Sep 2017

Intra-African trade critical for economic growth

Participation of women in the economy is key to unlocking intra-African growth opportunities

By Deepa Vallabh 8 Sep 2017

Afribiz Invest recognises its women-owned entities

In 2016, McKinsey estimated that only 5% of CEOs in Africa were female, highlighting just how much work is required globally to achieve gender parity in the corporate sector.

1 Sep 2017

#THINCAfrica: Value of African hotel markets growing despite challenges

The number of markets included in the 2017 African Hotel Valuation Index continues to grow each year, exemplifying the ever-increasing interest in the African hotel market

1 Sep 2017

Gauteng can be the FDI hub of Africa

Gauteng can be the foreign direct investment (FDI) hub for the continent, with Johannesburg being the "New York of Africa"

1 Sep 2017

Infrastructure investment is critical for Africa's growth and development

African governments need to create the environment for business to invest in infrastructure

28 Aug 2017

Angola's investment in non-oil sectors starts to pay off

With forecasts of rising commodity prices, investors must now bear in mind that we are moving towards a sellers' market

By Miguel Damião Gago 21 Aug 2017

IMF calls for Mozambique to come clean on debts

MAPUTO - Mozambique must fill in "critical information gaps" over $2bn of secret government loans, the International Monetary Fund said

21 Jul 2017

AHIF of significant economic benefit to host countries

Grant Thornton has quantified the significant economic benefits of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum to host countries. Hosting an AHIF event is of direct benefit to the local economy, with an estimated worth of over $4bn

14 Jul 2017

Bowing out gracefully: What startup founders can learn from Travis Kalanick

Sometimes the entrepreneurial traits of a startup founder are not conducive to running a large-to-global business. Just ask Travis Kalanick

10 Jul 2017

Investment banking fees reach four-year high on the sub-continent

Sub-Saharan African investment banking fees reached $244.7m during the first half of 2017, up 12% from the value recorded for the same period in 2016

6 Jul 2017

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International

Equities acquires Coventry property

Equites Property Fund, the high-end industrial property owner, has strengthened its UK portfolio with a deal worth nearly R700m. The group has bought a 19,909m² cross docking distribution centre in Coventry, England, for £41m. This means Equites now owns four distribution centres in the UK worth about £104m.

By Alistair Anderson 1 day ago

Five timeless tips for choosing the right loan for your business

Nothing kills a business faster than lack of funds. This is because there are lots of areas that need to be covered; you have to pay for facilities, supplies, raw materials, new staff, etc. You could also just be ready to take your business to another level and the company just isn't making enough money to pay for all that.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 16 Oct 2017

Small business loans: Five things you need to know

What do you know about small business loans? Do you have reason to believe that this type of loan could be perfect for your business? Are you willing to learn more with the idea that you will complete an application should everything check out?

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 9 Oct 2017

Three advantages of accepting cryptocurrency at your business

Have you been pondering over accepting digital currencies at your business but you're not sure if it's worth it or not? If so, you have come to the right place. Today, we are going to learn several important advantages of accepting digital money for payments. Some of these benefits may seem simple while others may shock you.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 27 Sep 2017

Five different ways to get working capital for your business

One of the greatest problems of entrepreneurs is inadequate funds or lack of funds. When a business needs funding, finding the needed cash could be very challenging.

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 26 Sep 2017

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