Harvard course focuses on scalable business in Africa

Africa has complex and unique business opportunities. Harvard Business School professors are launching a new online course to teach entrepreneurs how to build scalable businesses designed to solve core problems in Africa. The business course focuses on identifying...

Driving efficiency through gas-generated energy

Industries require reliable energy to operate optimally. When energy supplies are unreliable, it can interrupt manufacturing processes which ultimately leads to a loss in revenue. Organisations are therefore increasingly looking at spreading their risk and...

In West Africa, harnessing the youth workforce could speed recovery

West Africa’s burgeoning youth population offers a strategic workforce which can be harnessed for employment and economic growth, despite a Covid-19 pandemic that is devastating the continent and global economies, the African Development Bank said in its...

East Africa holds its ground as Africa’s fastest growing region

Economic disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has pushed East Africa’s growth projection for 2020 down to 1,2%, a rate that outstrips other African regions and is forecast to rebound to 3,7% in 2021, according to the African Development Bank’s East...

Paxful partners with global cryptocurrency exchange

Peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace Paxful has joined forces with OKEx, one of the world’s largest and most diverse cryptocurrency spot and derivatives exchanges. The strategic partnership will offer several payment methods for new and existing OKEx users to buy...