Siemens Healthineers to collaborate with German drone manufacturer and service provider Wingcopter to pilot an integrated drone delivery solution for healthcare facilities throughout Africa
The Association of African Exhibition Organisers emphasises the importance of connection and collaboration in business tourism to support in the economic growth of the continent.
In the article, Udhveer Sookraj explains how a new approach to cloud computing allows businesses that aren’t fully prepared for migration to still benefit from the cloud while using their own on-premises systems. This enhances security and simplifies compliance.
Fintech, Kenya News, Startups
AWS announces the 25 startups selected for its first ‘fintech in Africa’ accelerator
Cohort participants from Kenya, Nigeria , South Africa, Egypt, Ghana, Uganda, and Cameroon 25 African fintech startups have been selected for the inaugural Amazon Web Services (AWS) FinTech Africa Accelerator cohort. This cohort was selected from over 500 applications and is part of the EMEA Startup Loft Accelerator (SLA) program run by AWS. The pre-seed […]
This article discusses why it is right decision for start-ups to set up a business in Mauritius.
Africa Travel, South Africa News
Resilience and collaboration among top themes at the sixth Hotel & Hospitality Show
The African hotel and hospitality market has immense resilience and potential. Recognising this and facilitating a platform for African hospitality to thrive, the Hotel & Hospitality Show, hosted by dmg and Kaoun took place at the Sandton Convention Centre last week to foster growth and collaboration within the sector.
Fintech, South Africa News
Hello, Joburg? The 90s called, they want their parking payment machines back
South African cities, such as Johannesburg, are striving to become smart cities by creating an intelligent and safe urban environment. However, the lack of efficient parking management systems has hindered this progress.
In its Centenary year, the ICC’s International Court of Arbitration has set servicing African commercial disputes as one of its top strategic priorities. Speaking as the 7th ICC Africa Conference on International Arbitration prepares to kick off in Lagos at the end of this month, (31 May to 2 June), ICC Court President Claudia Salomon […]
The study shows fraud remains a significant source of profit erosion for businesses trading online.
Business, South Africa News
More resources, more problems: Understanding the African mining landscape
The African continent is richly endowed in natural resources, with platinum, silver, gold, copper and cobalt some of our best-known commodities.
Family owned businesses in Africa make a considerable contribution to the economic prosperity of the continent and this is likely to be the case in the long-term future too.
By Shaun Holley, Deputy CEO & Head of Innovation & Rory Bosman, Sales & Marketing Executive at Ecentric Payment Systems Today’s consumers have access to a myriad of convenient experiences through mobile apps and online platforms, and they expect a similar level of ease when interacting with businesses and specifically payment interactions. Indeed, consumer demand […]
By Angela Simpson and Lydia Shadrach-Razzino, Partners and Co-heads of the Corporate/M&A Practice, Baker McKenzie Johannesburg Private markets in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) have seen a continuous rise in activity since the COVID 19 pandemic. The latest AVCA Private Capital Activity Report 2022 revealed that USD 7.6 billion of private capital was invested in 2022, resulting in a […]
Energy, Nigeria News
Nigeria’s industry is rising to the twin challenge of decarbonisation and energy security
Wale Yusuff, the Managing Director of Wärtsilä in Nigeria, explains how businesses operating in energy-intensive industries like cement or steel are investing in flexible engine technologies to secure reliable and efficient power while also setting the perfect stage to make good on their decarbonisation objectives. Nigeria is a major industrial hub. It is home to […]
The South African economy recorded zero growth for the first quarter of 2023, following a fourth quarter of negative growth in 2022.
Traditionally, South Africa has been a popular country among fraudsters looking for every opportunity to try and find their next victim.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning have become increasingly popular in recent years, with businesses and industries leveraging the power of AI to make smarter decisions.
Achieving Food Security Through Private Sector Investment: The Battle of Narratives
Africa is well positioned to become the global breadbasket; with 60 % of the world’s unused cropland spread across the continent that can be used for farming, it has the potential to emerge as a major food supplier.
South Africa News
Innovation and investment: Key to the growth of the African transport and logistics sectors
Transport Evolution Africa Forum & Expo to address key challenges, opportunities and solutions for the improvement of ports, rails and roads in Africa
Sentech Africa Tech Week 2023 welcomed over 400 guests to the Century City Conference Centre in the host city, City of Cape Town, for another exciting chapter in the continent’s innovation conversation.
Africa Tech Summit (ATS) London, the leading tech conference that drives business and investment across the continent, will host the seventh London edition on June 23rd live at the London Stock Exchange.
We have outlined the journey which offers valuable lessons to other countries interested in learning about the ‘how’ of gender mainstreaming.