Disrupt Africa, an independent news portal with a keen eye on the African tech startup scene, released its first industry funding report
Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Nov 2016
After 13 weeks of intensive networking, mentoring and development, 10 companies have showcased their innovative fintech
Tigo has launched an easy to access nano lending product
There are pockets of glory, particularly in East Africa - but property investors need to do their homework before venturing in
Namibia is among the few African countries with money account penetration greater than 10%, a study done by rating agency Moody's Investors Service said. Namibia's penetration is 48%
Infrastructure development is booming across Africa, due in no small part to significant economic growth and foreign direct investment. Mega-infrastructure projects have massive price tags
Karl Bishop 18 Jan 2016
Health Systems Technologies, a subsidiary of African Equity Empowerment Investments Limited, has secured a contract with the Tanzanian Ministry of Health to implement Laboratory Information Management Systems
Pan-African premier solution for online and mobile payments, 3G Direct Pay Limited, has been certified as compliant with the security standards of the Global Payment Card Industry
Tigo, one of Tanzania's mobile phone operators, has paid out millions to its users, reports Mobile Money Africa
M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king
Sun International says it will sell a portion of its interests in its African assets to a foreign subsidiary of Thailand-listed Minor International Public Co (Mint) for R664m.
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
More than 100,000 smallholder farmers in Tanzania will benefit after today's announcement of US$4.25-million in new grants.
South Africa's largest minibus financier, SA Taxi, is looking for opportunities to expand its minibus lending business into other African countries and could direct R100m to its domestic finance project.
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014