Business confidence in economy rises to 29 index points — CBN

Business Confidence Index rose by 1.7 index points to 29 index points in November indicating rising optimism in the nation’s macro economy condition.

South Africa business confidence improves after two years – Survey

South Africa’s business confidence improved for the first time in two years, a survey showed on Wednesday, owing to a recovery in residential activity...

Seychelles-Tel Aviv direct flight launches Thursday; first in region to Israel

Weekly direct flights between Israel and Seychelles that begin Thursday morning will further bring the people of both countries closer, said the newly appointed...

Syniverse, China Telecoms Global pre-launch connectivity services in Africa

China Telecom Global (CTG) and Syniverse have strengthened their strategic partnership with the pre-launch of a new suite of connectivity solutions for mobile operators...

Nigeria Endorses 5G Trial

President Muhammadu Buhari endorsed the trial of 5G technology at the MTN first live demo of 5G network (5th generation network technology) on Monday...

AfCFTA veritable platform for Africa’s industrialization agenda — UNIDO

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement will provide a new impetus to the continent’s industrialization agenda through increased intra-African trade.

Alibaba Group to help Ethiopia set up first eWTP hub, the second in Africa

China’s internet giant Alibaba Group, signed a memorandum of understanding with Ethiopian officials to help Ethiopia launch its first eWTP (electronic world trade platform)...

Africa retailer Jumia suspends e-commerce in Cameroon

Online retailer Jumia Technologies said on Monday it had suspended its e-commerce platform activities in Cameroon because they were “not suitable” for the African...

‘How digital tech can shape industry, others’

Digital transformation represents an opportunity for improving productivity and growth by enabling innovation and reducing the costs of a range of business processes.

African-American Community Eager to Invest in Namibia

AMERICAN economic development consultant and entrepreneur Jill Bishop says she and her associates are looking into exploring investment opportunities in Namibia.

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China Remains Dev’t Partner of Africa: AUC

China remains one of the strategic development partners for structural transformation in Africa, the African Union Commission (AUC) said. A two-day conference...

Ethiopian Airlines named CAPA Airline of the Year

Ethiopian Airlines, IndiGo and Qantas Airways received the top airline awards at the 2015 CAPA Aviation Awards for Excellence, held on 7-Oct-2015 in Helsinki as part of CAPA’s 2015 World Aviation Summit. Athens, Budapest and Vancouver were...

COMESA, EU sign €8.8 million to support private sector competitiveness

The European Union and COMESA signed 8.8 million Euros Contribution Agreement to increase private sector participation in sustainable regional and global value chains through...