Egypt: 56 Industrial Investment Opportunities In Luxor Governorate

His Excellency Eng. Tarek Kabil, Minister of Trade and Industry and His Excellency Dr. Mohamed Badr, Governor of Luxor are set to launch the ‘Invest In Luxor’ website which showcases 56 industrial investment opportunities in Luxor governorate, during the conference “Invest In Luxor – Unlocking Industrial Opportunities” which will be held on November 12th in Luxor. read more

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310 million LTE subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2023

  • LTE subscriptions will expand by 47 percent from 30 million in 2017 to 310 million by 2023 in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Sub-Saharan Africa mobile broadband subscriptions are forecasted to grow by 16 percent from 350 million in 2017 to 880 million by 2023.
  • The first 5G subscriptions in the Middle East and North Africa are expected from 2020, reaching around 17 million subscriptions by the end of 2023.

The latest regional appendix to the upcoming Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) (Ericsson.com) Mobility Report forecasts that LTE subscriptions will expand by 47 percent from 30 million in 2017 to 310 million by 2023 in Sub-Saharan Africa. read more

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Financing Options for Small Businesses

There are a lot of benefits for starting your own business. Other than being their own bosses, businesses owners have flexible work schedules and enjoy all the profits from the business. They are also in charge of everything regarding the business and this makes them responsible individuals in other aspects of life. Starting a business, however, is not as simple as it appears to be. You first have to come up with an idea and find the funds to turn that idea into a profitable venture. You then have to get the needed licenses to run your business from your local council. Getting an idea and the licenses for your business is easy but to make sure that your business runs smoothly, you need funds to set up and run your business. Business owners rely on various options to fund their businesses and here are some of them. read more

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The International Islamic Banking Summit Africa

Djibouti 2017 opened today with more than 250 Islamic finance leaders seeking to capitalize on the surge in new Sukuk opportunities across Africa read more

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Do you want to see your brand on AfricaBusiness.com?

We can create and promote your branding page. Please contact us info@africabusiness.com read more

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20 Top African Start-Ups Enter World Bank Group Digital Acceleration Program

Selected from a pool of over 900 applicants, these start-ups specialize in digital solutions for the African market, including fin-tech, transportation, health care, education, human resources, and B2B read more

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New Massive Leak of Secret Documents from Bermudian Offshore Law Firm Reveals Tax Abuses and Corruption by Companies and the Global Elite

“Offshore Firm of the Year” Not Alone in Abusing and Profiting from Weaknesses in Corporate Tax Reporting Requirements and Company Ownership Transparency Rules read more

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IMF – Uganda: Growth is projected to reach 5 percent in 2017/18 from 4 percent in 2016/17.

  • IMF team made progress on developing the pillars of a three-year economic program.
  • Growth is projected to reach 5 percent in 2017/18 from 4 percent in 2016/17.

An IMF team led by Axel Schimmelpfennig visited Uganda from October 23 to November 3, 2017, to initiate discussions for a macroeconomic program under the Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI). read more

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‘Landmark’ Nigeria Mining Week in Abuja reignites enthusiasm for industry’s potential and future

“The improvement in Brand Nigeria in the international mining space” read more

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SA businesspeople confident Cuba leads will flourish into tangible opportunities

The South African businesspeople who showcased locally-made products and services at the 2017 Havana International Fair (FIHAV) in Cuba are confident that the leads secured during the week-long expo will eventually flourish into tangible business opportunities. read more

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UNWTO expresses confidence on tourism in Madagascar

The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Taleb Rifai has visited Madagascar to express the Organization’s full support to the tourism sector. Madagascar’s tourism is facing a challenging situation following a plague outbreak which has prompted some countries to implement travel restrictions with Madagascar. Mr Rifai recalled the World Health Organization (WHO) advises no restriction on travel or trade on Madagascar. read more

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Mdantsane proves the perfect laboratory for Engen’s Kanyisa Royana

Kanyisa Royana grew up with her two girl cousins (her Sisters) in Mdantsane, 15km outside East London. They lived with their grandmother and grandfather – who passed away in 2009. From thereon, her gran supported them and became beloved mother and father to them in their home. read more

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China made 10% of tourists visiting Africa in 2016

The massive influx of Chinese tourists to Africa has in the recent years made a buzz, and it is for all possible reasons. After seven consecutive years of annual double-digit growth in spending, China continues to lead global outbound travel, reaching US$ 261 billion of Chinese travelers’ expenditure in 2016, a 12% growth since 2012. Approximately 135 million Chinese outbound tourists travelled in 2016, out of which 10% were bound for Africa up from 3% in 2008. read more

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Six Tips to Prepare the Best Road Trip of your Time

How time flies! The holiday season is back with us, it’s just the right time to start planning the season, and avoid last minute rush. What more refreshing than a winding road trip in the company of love and laughter, if you plan to hit the highway, Jumia Travel has some tips to give you a memorable end of year experience. read more

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