Tag Archive: kenya

FOCUS ON KENYA: A Chain Reaction Of Investment And Economic Growth

“Kenya has the largest, most diverse economy in East and Central Africa, serving as the regional hub for logistics and air transportation, financial services, ICT innovations, and international media coverage. We have a… Continue reading

African Curricula That Mean Business

Across Africa, there is a growing trend of programs promoting entrepreneurship as the silver bullet to many of the continent’s challenges. Pitch competitions are many and varied, each one targeting a different demographic… Continue reading

Businesses Of The Future: 20 New Wealth Creators On The African Continent

The New Wealth Creators is the first of its kind list by FORBES WOMAN AFRICA. Herein is a collection of female entrepreneurs on the African continent running businesses and social enterprises that are… Continue reading

Deals, Dollars and Developments On The African Continent

On a breezy Wednesday morning in November in Johannesburg, there is a feverish bustle at the Sandton Convention Centre, one of South Africa’s most prestigious destinations for conferences. Known for regularly hosting world-class… Continue reading

Are charities really the solution to the clean water crisis? By Emily Broughton

Diseases from dirty water kill more people than all forms of violence – including war. There is a clean water crisis as I wrote about in my post last week, but what is the… Continue reading

The Man Who Founded One Of Africa’s Luxurious Trains

The private railway station at Capital Park in Pretoria suddenly turns into a scene from a colonial movie, complete with sound effects. A locomotive noisily chugs into view on the platform, returning from… Continue reading

Merkel pushes for investment to curb migration in Africa tour

Chancellor Merkel has arrived in Senegal ahead of visits to Ghana and Nigeria. With nearly a dozen CEOs in tow, the German chancellor hopes that economic development will curb migration from the region.… Continue reading

Investment Marketplace Coming To Africa

Investment Marketplace Coming To Africa From November 7-9, Africa Inc. will convene in South Africa’s Gauteng Province, the continent’s seventh largest economy, for the inaugural Africa Investment Forum (AIF). An initiative of the… Continue reading

South Africa: the Africa’s New Silicon Valley

Perhaps most famously, Route 128 and Silicon Valley in the United States developed around the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford universities, while key European knowledge regions developed at the Sophia Antipolis high-tech… Continue reading