Sunday, May 28, 2017

Seven South African biotech, health, agro-processing, and manufacturing projects have received a funding boost from the Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) through their...

African consumers are increasingly able to enjoy numerous global tech brands due to a growing middle class on the continent that is savvy and...

Allard Luchsinger is the director for private equity at the Dutch-based venture fund, Velocity Capital Private Equity. The company specializes in fintech early-stage investments....

The African Business Angels Network (ABAN) has announced it will host the fourth edition of its African Angel Investor Summit in November, with this...

The annual World Economic Forum on Africa will see a selection of impressive women tech entrepreneurs taking center stage in Durban, South Africa, with...

Bitcoin surged today above $1,400 to an all-time high, more than tripling in value over the past year with its most recent rise attributed...

The number of wealthy South Africans looking to attain U.S. investment visas more than doubled from 2014 to 2015, with many considering the benefits...

Many South African business leaders say that malaria is among the top reasons they do not travel to other African countries. The world's first malaria...

International Armoring Corp., a company in Utah that builds bulletproof cars, has contracted to outfit four helicopters for South Africa's Anti-Poaching Task Force. The task...

So, the worst has happened. South Africa's sovereign credit rating has been downgraded to junk by ratings agencies Standard and Poor's (S&P) and Fitch....

South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago believes that the country is still capable of thriving despite being downgraded to junk status by two...

The Democratic Republic of Congo may soon conclude a deal that will see the country importing power from South Africa, with Congolese state-owned power...

The talk of hedge funds in the African investment space can excite crafty investors and anger those with development agendas, but private equity probably...

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...
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