Home / Africa / Business


September, 2017

August, 2017

  • 31 August

    Facebook & Instagram help put African tourism on the social media map

    Showcasing how tourism operators and agencies can leverage Instagram, Facebook Live and Facebook 360, the Facebook and Instagram team discussed how new technologies can be used to create a seamless experience for both the tourist and the operator. KIGALI, Rwanda, August 31, 2017/ — Attending the Annual World Tourism Conference in …

  • 31 August

    Winners for Africa’s Top Real Estate Developments Announced at the Africa Property Investment (API) Summit & Expo 2017

    The calibre of entries was world class and the judges had a challenging time selecting the winners JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 30, 2017/ — Property developers, suppliers and owners recently got the opportunity to showcase their best projects and services from across sub-Saharan Africa at the Africa Property Investment (API) Awards …

  • 14 August

    FinTech is Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Banking in Africa

    Due to their potent blend of trail‐blazing technology and disruptive innovation, FinTech players have the ability to accelerate the digital transformation of financial services in Africa and, in turn, further spur incumbent banks to rapidly ramp‐up their own innovation initiatives to meet the financial needs of under‐served markets across the …

  • 9 August

    Djibouti to host 2017 International Islamic Banking Summit Africa

    With Sukuk & Innovation Driving New Growth Momentum, the Prospects for Islamic Finance in Africa Look Increasingly Promising Despite being in the early phases of development, the Islamic finance industry in Africa is fast gaining the attention of key stakeholders including central banks & regulatory authorities, as well as the …

  • 3 August

    Heads of State and business leaders to gather once again in Sharm El Sheikh for Africa 2017

    Over 1,000 delegates expected during the three-day forum to discuss and collaborate on African trade and investment. CAIRO, Egypt, August 2, 2017/ — The Ministry of Investment and International Cooperation of Egypt and COMESA Regional Investment Agency announced today the holding of Africa 2017 (www.BusinessForAfricaForum.com), a high-level forum offering participants …

  • 3 August

    Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, adopts 3 word addresses

    NIPOST will use what3words to increase the number of homes it can deliver to and improve delivery services in preparation for the take-off of Nigerian e-commerce. LAGOS, Nigeria, August 2, 2017/ — Nigeria’s postal service, NIPOST, has just announced its adoption of the innovative global addressing system what3words (www.what3words.com). Nigeria …

  • 3 August

    Hyperscale demand encourages African infrastructure investment

    Teraco launches Riverfields Hyperscale Data Centre Facility It’s taken hyperscale computing a decade to steadily claim significant cloud infrastructure service market share. Initially focused on major international markets, Africa has not been a priority until recently, when large players started turning their attention to Africa. Since then, the continent has …