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West African regional bloc adopts new plan to launch single currency in 2027

A group of 15 West African countries have adopted a new road map to launch a single currency in 2027 after its previous plans were derailed by the coronavirus pandemic...

1 day ago

Cryptocurrency adoption in Africa: The ups and downs

Africa is booming in terms of cryptocurrency adoption, according to the 2020 Geography of Cryptocurrency Report by Chainalysis...

By Eugene Yiga 14 Jun 2021

SA, Nigeria and Kenya driving e-commerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new Visa report states that the top market contributors to e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa over the last three years were South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, with Ghana also showing growth...

9 Jun 2021

Converting the Covid crisis into digital opportunity

The pandemic has changed the way we live, work, socialise and transact, says PayPal's Anupam Pahuja...

By Anupam Pahuja 1 Jun 2021

Summit to stimulate investment into Africa

SingularityU announces Exponential Finance Summit 2021, aimed at growing investment ecosystem in Africa...

Issued by Mann Made 28 May 2021

Africa's free trade area offers great promise. But only if risks are managed with resolve

For all its stutters and missteps, there can be little argument that the European Union (EU) has largely lived up to its ambitious billing: to create stability and growth on a continent...

By John Luiz 27 May 2021

Kenyan authorities set to regulate free-and-easy fintech

The regulatory net is closing on Kenya's fintech industry. Fintech is one of the least regulated segments of the country's financial services sector, but the industry's unregulated days are numbered...

By Ariana Issaias and Dominic Indokhomi 20 May 2021

Nigeria is making progress with financial inclusion: here's how

In developing economies, many people are excluded in various ways from financial services.Including them is necessary for three main reasons...

By Emmanuel Mogaji 20 May 2021

#StartupFunding101: Raising capital in Africa and crossing the bridge to the US

Pardon Makumbe, co-founder and managing partner of CRE Venture Capital, chats about the challenges of raising capital in Africa and shares advice on crossing the bridge to the US...

By Evan-Lee Courie 18 May 2021

POS transaction values predicted to exceed $17.3tn globally by 2026

The total value of transactions processed by POS terminals will exceed $17.3tn in 2026, from $14.8tn in 2021, according to a new study by Juniper Research...

18 May 2021

Register now: CEO Connect discussion on Competitive Collaboration in Africa - One Africa, One Voice

SVAI (Shared Value Africa Initiative) is excited to invite all CEOs and executives to the 2021 CEO Connect Roundtable on 4 June!..

Issued by Shift Impact Africa 17 May 2021

Kenya plans to set up emissions trading system

Kenya aims to set up an emissions trading system that will allow companies and other bodies to buy emissions allowances as the country strives to limit...

By George Obulutsa 12 May 2021

#AfricaMonth2021: May Africa prosper

We invite you to join us in celebrating Africa Month and matters - its stakeholders and stories - in the areas of business leadership, trade, technologies, arts, culture and brands...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 7 May 2021

Africans urged to trade more with each other

African countries continue to trade more with the outside world than among themselves, according to findings of the UN Economic Commission for Africa assessment report...

7 May 2021

Nigeria extends naira incentive offer to boost diaspora inflow

ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria's central bank plans to extend a naira incentive offer to recipients of dollar remittance until further notice, it said, in a push to boost foreign currency supply...

By Chijioke Ohuocha 7 May 2021

MTN Nigeria issues 100 billion naira bond - CFO

MTN Nigeria has issued a 100 billion naira fixed rate bond in the first quarter of 2021, due in seven years, under a 200 billion naira bond programme to refinance existing debt...

By Chijioke Ohuocha 5 May 2021

Investing in Nigeria: Discipline is key

The end of quarter one 2021 marks one year since markets bottomed following the Covid-19 global outbreak...

By Rami Hajjar 5 May 2021

African sovereign wealth funds double down on governance to power growth and prosperity

A new study covering 11 African countries shows that most have a sovereign wealth fund or are in the process of establishing one...

28 Apr 2021

AfCFTA offers massive economic opportunities, but there is still much work to be done

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement came into effect on the 1 January 2021. A total of 54 of Africa's 55 countries have agreed, in principle, to participate in the agreement...

By Bobby Madhav 22 Apr 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Looking good, family...

People's cars: VW's advert continues the brand's fine tradition; This is your typical South African story; race and language are irrelevant...

By Brendan Seery 25 May 2021



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