#BizTrends2022: Africa's business revolution powered by technology
#BizTrends2022: Africa's business revolution powered by technology

Africa has been spoken of as the 'next big thing' for many years. On paper, the demographics are compelling; a rapidly urbanising population of 1.3bn with a median age of 19.7, and under-served in nearly all markets...

Mathew WeissBy Mathew Weiss 5 Jan 2022

SweepSouth buys Egyptian startup Filkhedma
SweepSouth buys Egyptian startup Filkhedma

South African-born SweepSouth has acquired Egyptian startup Filkhedma, which is a home services marketplace...

20 Dec 2021

Virtual sneakers produced by RTFKT. Source: RTFKT
Nike buys NFT fashion and collectibles startup RTFKT

Launched in 2020, RTFKT is best known for making sneakers and other accessories for the metaverse...

14 Dec 2021

SA entrepreneur drives sustainable development using African foods
SA entrepreneur drives sustainable development using African foods

Sipamandla Manqele's business Local Village Foods is livening up pantries with a range of food and beverage products that hero African ingredients and economically empower the local communities they're sourced from...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Dec 2021

2021 AWIEF Awards winners announced
2021 AWIEF Awards winners announced

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has announced the winners of the 2021 AWIEF Awards...

8 Dec 2021

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4th Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards winners revealed

The winners of the fourth Absa Business Day Development Awards have been announced, with Tiger Brands claiming the coveted title of Overall Winner...

19 Nov 2021

Social enterprises could hold the key to a prosperous, equitable future for Africa
Social enterprises could hold the key to a prosperous, equitable future for Africa

As we continue rebuilding following the economic and social damage caused by the pandemic, there is ample opportunity for optimism...

By Cathy Smith 12 Nov 2021

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FNB named Africa & SA's best SME bank

The Global Finance's inaugural SME Bank Awards has named FNB as the Best SME Bank in South Africa and Africa...

11 Nov 2021

#StartupStory: Osmotic Engineering Group on driving infrastructure development in Africa
#StartupStory: Osmotic Engineering Group on driving infrastructure development in Africa

The Osmotic Engineering Group (OEG) is a new player in the African advisory and consulting engineering market with offices currently in South Africa and Nigeria...

Sindy PetersBy Sindy Peters 9 Nov 2021

Applications open for Google for Startups Accelerator Africa
Applications open for Google for Startups Accelerator Africa

Applications for Google's three-month virtual accelerator programme are now open to technology startups...

4 Nov 2021

2021 AWIEF Awards finalists announced
2021 AWIEF Awards finalists announced

The top finalists in the 2021 AWIEF Awards, to celebrate women business leaders and entrepreneurs in Africa, have been revealed...

3 Nov 2021

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#EcomAfrica: How to build a successful e-commerce business

WATCH: What are the building blocks of a successful e-commerce business? A panel of industry experts sought to unpack this topic during the recent Ecom Africa 2021 virtual conference...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Oct 2021

Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa
Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa

Google has announced a plan to invest $1bn over five years to support Africa's digital transformation...

6 Oct 2021

2021 Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems winners announced
2021 Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems winners announced

The winners of the 2021 edition of the annual International Innovation Award for Sustainable Food Systems have been announced...

4 Oct 2021

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