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  • Eni, BP in talks over oil and gas assets in Algeria
    BP and Eni are in talks over the future of their oil and gas assets in Algeria as the two groups increase efforts to refocus their businesses to tackle falling margins, rising debt and climate pressures, three sources said. Europe's top energy companies are cutting back their oil and gas portfolios to keep only the assets most likely to be profitable and redeploy capital for a transition to clean energy as uncertainty mounts over future demand for fossil fuel. By Ron Bousso, Dmitry Zhdannikov & Stephen Jewkes
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    Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in Africa

    During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, investor and serial entrepreneur Marek Zmyslowski urged African businesses to employ a more level-headed approach to mapping online growth...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 2021

    Nestlé Hatcher platform invites collaboration with African innovators

    Best-in-class innovators are presented with an opportunity to be future Nestlé suppliers...

    15 Mar 2021

    Why global investors should invest in Africa's tech startups

    It's a well-known fact that the youth are the primary consumers of technology. A fact that puts Africa, with its literally hundreds of millions of young people, firmly on the map as a significant global launchpad for technology startups.

    By Kashira Naidoo & Zach George 26 Jun 2020

    The scenario of young entrepreneurs in Africa

    A look at the future of young entrepreneurs in Africa...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 24 Jun 2020

    #LockdownLessons: 5 minutes with Sandras Phiri, founder of StartupCircles

    As a business strategist and startup coach, Sandras Phiri is well-known in the startup community. He shares some insight into how his latest project has had to adjust to lockdown life...

    By Evan-Lee Courie 6 May 2020

    2020 MEST Africa Challenge expands target, extends deadline

    MEST is expanding the 2020 MEST Africa Challenge to target a larger number of tech startups in need of funding. This means the application deadline for the 2020 MEST Africa Challenge has been extended to 13 May 2020...

    3 May 2020

    Why Africa needs more successful content businesses

    In a digital economy, content is key to attract attention, educate, entertain and market. That's why Africa needs more successful content businesses...

    By Roy Morrison 11 Mar 2020

    HP empowers women and entrepreneurs in Africa

    Elisabeth Moreno, vice president and managing director of HP Africa, elaborates on HP's efforts in cultivating entrepreneurship and women empowerment through technology...

    By Imran Salie 18 Feb 2020

    Google Developers Space opens in Lagos

    Google launched its first Google Developers Space in Lagos, Nigeria...

    30 Jan 2020

    Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneurs

    Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) recently announced its collaboration with Global Sustainable Partnerships to spearhead the inaugural Women's Program Engagement Council (WPEC)...

    16 Jan 2020

    It's time to implement 2020 strategies now

    As the year winds down, it is normal to want to celebrate and reflect. While it is important to do so, it is even more important for small businesses to be proactive...

    4 Dec 2019

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