The Covid-19 pandemic has created an environment where businesses need to be innovative to meet the challenges of the new normal. Online exhibitions and buyer-seller meeting platforms have emerged as the go-to destinations for those who want to network, expand and diversify their businesses. In line...
By Pedro Guerreiro The 21st century is widely touted as the ‘African Century’, a period promising unprecedented economic and technological growth for the continent. Africa’s future looks bright. The continent features five of the ten fastest-growing economies in the world. Its population...
As factories close their doors and border closures and travel restrictions interrupt supply chains, the workers have been left to feel the worst effects The disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic on global value chains and its impact on African businesses is already evident. As...
A panel of some of Africa's most promising small and medium-enterprise (SME) agripreneurs gathered online to call for more selective investment, accelerated business acquisitions and increased cooperation to help Africa feed itself and the world. The African Development Bank organized the virtual session, Integrating African...
Integrated ICT services provider, Internet Solutions Limited is set to rebrand and operate as Dimension Data by the end of this year in all its operating companies. This is part of Dimension Data's larger plan to consolidate its businesses, enhance efficiency, and better...
As businesses look to resume operations, health and safety in the workplace is an area of growing concern.As a trailblazer for the future of work in Kenya, Ikigai Nairobi rises to the challenge of creating safe and inspiring workspaces for individuals and businesses.
As a small business owner, you’re responsible for making sure your employees get paid. But in addition to paying your employees, you’re also responsible for withholding some of that pay in the form of payroll deductions. If you want to both make sure your...
By Charles Leyeka Lufumpa After demonstrating its resilience during the Ebola outbreak and the global financial crisis, Africa is once again facing a severe test of its strength and agility because of the coronavirus pandemic. The good news is that the continent...
Unleashing potential of digital finance could have transformational impact on sustainable development says group of financial, business, government and development leaders convened by the UN Secretary-General The unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on...
he COVID-19 pandemic has strained the global economy and put millions of people under financial stress. Understandably, people from all walks of life started looking for alternative income streams. In honour of Women's Month this August, a global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, Paxful, (Paxful.com) is shining a spotlight on women...