With mobile money continuing to dominate the continent's commerce growth, opening doors to business to everyone from a rural farmer to an entrepreneur, and cross-border seeing inter-country transactions on the rise, the continent is making a play to be the world's biggest e-commerce opportunity...
9 May 2019
Africa must prioritise domestic revenue mobilisation to triple growth and meet its development goals and targets over the next few decades...
28 Mar 2019
Rwanda has emerged as a model for economic development. The country has taken great strides just 25 years since its horrific genocide...
Marie E Berry & Laura Mann 27 Mar 2019
Africa must digitise its economies, broaden its tax base, prevent further deterioration of fiscal and debt positions, and aim for double-digit growth to achieve the UN 2030 global goals (SDGs), and the AU Agenda 2063...
25 Mar 2019
Africa's free trade area aims to create a single market for goods and services in Africa. By 2030 the market size is expected to include 1.7 billion people with over USD$ 6.7 trillion of cumulative consumer and business spending...
Landry Signé 27 Mar 2018
Economic growth in Africa picked up steam last year and is set to accelerate strongly in 2018, but "massive investments" are needed in infrastructure, the African Development Bank (ADB) said Wednesday, 17 January...
19 Jan 2018
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
13 Aug 2014
The apparel manufacturing‚ brand‚ and retail industries in Africa and the US have joined forces in an effort to lobby for the immediate renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa)‚ which is due to expire in 2015.
Bekezela Phakathi 23 Oct 2013
Improving safety‚ cutting fuel taxes and liberalising regulation to allow for greater connectivity between African countries are some of the key issues that must be tackled to boost aviation on the continent‚ International Air Transport Association's chief executive Tony Tyler said on Tuesday, (4 June)
Nicky Smith 5 Jun 2013
International refined foods manufacturer Nestle invested US$12m into its Zimbabwean operations in 2012 despite the uncertainty surrounding its future in Zimbabwe as the government has not yet decided upon its indigenisation compliance plans. However‚ the Swiss company has reiterated its commitment to its operations in the country.
Tawanda Karombo 4 Jan 2013