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While barriers to doing business in Africa are everywhere, the market of a billion people still holds huge potential. Be smart about doing business in Africa.

In Africa, social and business culture reflects the past colonial history to a very large extent, with the African identity playing a role in the  background. Doing business in Africa requires networking among the same ethnic African groups.

Our goal is to help you stay smart about what's happening in Africa so that you can make informed decisions about doing business on the continent. We work to provide you with the information you need to be business savvy in the African market.

We deliver business news in multiple formats including photos, infographics, exclusive stories, interviews, video stories, audio podcasts, and traditional articles from writers and contributors across the continent.

Digitalisation: The Unavoidable Key to Unlocking Future Opportunities

With local businesses facing a ‘perfect storm’ of data sources, manipulations and stores, there is a growing imperative to act now based on this...

Sub-Saharan Africa: Firming Up the Economic Recovery

According to the IMF's Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa, the growth pickup has been largely driven by improved policies in some countries, and a...

LISTEN: Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Economic Outlook

The IMF's Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Economic Outlook says Sub-Saharan Africa is set to enjoy a modest growth uptick, and decisive policies are needed to both...

Gas Megahub Project Creates Bigger Market for Gas New Energy Infrastructure

Equatorial Guinea’s government has announced its plans to construct a natural gas megahub project. This will consist of interlinked production, aggregation and processing facilities...

Mobile Subscribers to Exceed 1 Billion by 2023 in Sub-Saharan Africa

Following Dataxis' latest research, the total number of mobile subscribers in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is forecasted to exceed 1 billion by 2023, from around...

End-use Technologies is the Key to Mini-Grid and Enterprise Development

Productive use of energy holds the key to livelihood transformation in Africa’s rural areas. Small industries could improve their production processes and efficiency if...

High Cost of Cybercrime in Africa Cause for Concern

African businesses need to take more decisive steps to prioritise data protection and enhance enterprise security in order to mitigate cybercrime. Ken Munyi, Country Manager...

Behavioural Finance: How You Think When You Invest and How to...

By Maarten Ackerman, Chief Economist and Advisory Partner, Citadel Much research has been undertaken regarding the biases which people have when making investment (and other)...

Breaking Down Barriers to Growth for Micro Entrepreneurs

Successful pilot in Kenya – CEOs urge other companies to join initiative Mastercard and Unilever announced that they will expand their strategic partnership to help micro entrepreneurs in Africa and...

Africa’s 10 Best Economies to Watch

Based on the World Bank report released earlier this year, Africa's economy is projected to continue to rise to 3.2 percent in 2018 and to a further...

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