This week Cape Town takes a big bite of a US fast food chain, Ushahidi launches what could be the long awaited solution to irregular internet on the continent, and the battle over the Nile’s water rages on.
This week we look at why luxury goods retailers are eyeing Lagos, evaluate currency movements from the rand to the shilling and meet the latest African business leader to make it to Forbes’ Top 25 Richest list.
This week we look at Google’s newest green energy investment, explore Tanzania’s economic opportunities and find out how Japan plans to take China on in the bid for the Africa market
This week we explore investment opportunities in Senegal, find out more about Angola’s new stock exchange and get the latest developments on the continent’s cotton and tobacco sectors.
This week we look at infrastructure developments that could shift the scales in East Africa’s trade, and tell you why Africa’s largest mobile network has its eye on Myanmar.
This week we look at Goldman Sach’s involvement on the continent, how mobile money has changed the landscape of banking in Uganda, and learn which country won WEF Africa’s Competitiveness Report for 2013.
This week we look at Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s new program in Africa, get a rare in-depth look into China’s involvement in Africa, and tell you about the impact of South Africa’s growing black middle class.
This week, learn the details of the KNOMAD – a new initiative created by the World Bank, examine President Goodluck Johnathan’s new plan to improve energy distribution in Nigeria, and delve into South Africa’s banking regulation policy.
This week, take a look at the IMF’s economic analysis of Africa for 2014, Rwanda’s positioning to enter the international bond market, and Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote’s new $8 billion oil refinery plans.
This week, we read why investor demands are increasing in the African bond market, how African private equity funds outperformed U.S. venture capital, and get insider details on the Rockefeller & Tony Elumelu Foundation African Impact Fund launch.