Thursday, April 27, 2017

Pioneer Foods, the second-largest fast-moving consumer goods group in South Africa, is the first confirmed corporate casualty of the country's credit-ratings downgrade. The food...

Africa's banks are racing to catch up with the rapid development of the continent's fintech industry, and rightly so. In Africa, traditional branch banking has...

The World Bank Group has committed to supporting the growth of Africa's digital economy with the launch of XL Africa, a business acceleration initiative...

Credit cards with built-in fingerprint readers are being tested in South Africa, eliminating the need for pin numbers or passwords, and MasterCard hopes to...

Many of us take access to electricity for granted, but only two out of every five people in Africa have decent access to energy...

Wayde van Niekerk will have an opportunity to attempt a rare World Championship double, after the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) cleared the...

Despite the global focus on growth trends in Africa, one trend has flown mostly below the radar: the increase in the number and size...

Private equity investment in Africa fell 47 percent in 2016, according to a report at the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, which...

Unlike in past decades, African countries no longer need be tied to a single energy source. Because much of Africa's energy infrastructure remains to...

Most South African retailers are no longer speaking about African expansion and aggressive store roll-outs, an expert says. Data from the big 12 retailers in...

Earlier this month, Ghana took action towards making the internet affordable for all its citizens, regardless of income. The Ghanaian government formally endorsed an affordability...

Barclays' plan to sell its African business and pull out of the continent is being hindered by South Africa's political upheaval and credit-rating downgrades,...

Two South African nanosatellites are among a contingent of 28 small satellites from 23 countries scheduled to be launched into space next week on...

Following the turmoil of the last few weeks in South African politics, and an unpopular cabinet reshuffle imposed by president Jacob Zuma, the country...

The Springbok Sevens team, known as the Blitzboks, maintained their decisive lead at the top of the HSBC Rugby Sevens World Series standings, despite...
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