Food and Hospitality Africa launched this week to showcase trade opportunities into Africa...
Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa fell last year to its lowest level in 15 years...
A coffee habit has returned some normalcy to Libya's street life and culture...
Atterbury has completed the R800m ($60m) Achimota Retail Centre located in northeastern Accra, Ghana. The 15,000 m² retail destination attracted thousands of shoppers and curious locals..
30 Oct 2015
South African retailer Pick n Pay (PIK, PWK) on Tuesday said growing its business outside SA remained a strategic priority for the company "notwithstanding the challenging trading conditions facing some regions"...
14 Oct 2015
The 2015 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), published by AT Kearney, places three sub-Saharan countries in the top 30 - Botswana #18, Nigeria #23 and Angola #30...
3 Jun 2015
Woolworths has opened a new store in Accra's upmarket West Hills Mall, the retailer's second store in Ghana...
15 Dec 2014
Classifieds platform for emerging markets, Saltside Technologies, states that its current classified sites, Tonaton.com in Ghana, Bikroy.com in Bangladesh, and Ikman.lk in Sri Lanka, have reported listings are growing at...
3 Jul 2014
Famous Brands, which owns Steers‚ Wimpy and Debonairs, plans to open 243 new restaurants in the coming year after reporting record turnover and profit for the year. It is also planning to enter Angola and Ghana.
Zeenat Moorad 20 May 2014
Global brewing company SABMiller's Nigerian subsidiary‚ Intafact Beverages‚ is to expand its brewery in Onitsha‚ south-eastern Nigeria.
24 Jan 2014
Shoppers are always on the lookout for ways to save on their purchases. One method that they find effective is the use of daily deal coupon codes and promo codes.
Matthew Samuel 2 Jan 2014
Airtel Ghana has been recognised with two awards for its Customer Care and Mobile Broadband Services respectively. The awards, Best Customer Care and Best Mobile Broadband Service of the Year were handed to Airtel at the 3rd Ghana Telecoms Awards 2013 organised by Mobile World magazine at a ceremony in Accra, Ghana.
3 Jun 2013
What is it about the brand you picked off the shelf, signed vehicle finance for or the network you subscribe to that defined your choice? The experience. Your experience. Experiential Marketing lives in the space where decisions are made.
Mo-Tseleng 22 May 2013
More than half of Africa's one billion population has a mobile phone - and not just for talking. The power of telephony is forging a new enterprise culture, from banking to agriculture to healthcare. Africa has experienced an incredible boom in mobile phone use.
Richard Firth 18 Mar 2013
DHL Express, the global international express services provider, has expanded its network of DHL Service Points in sub-Saharan Africa from the initial 300 to over 1 000, in just a few short months.
25 Feb 2013
Vodafone Ghana's contentious capped fixed broadband services commenced on Wednesday, 28 November 2012, for all new Vodafone subscribers.
Masahudu Kunateh 29 Nov 2012
SABMiller has taken its traditional African beer brand‚ Chibuku - which is manufactured using either maize or sorghum - into ten other continental countries‚ a move the company says is motivated by its "affordability" and "product innovation" strategies.
Billy Tawanda Karombo 11 Oct 2012
Barclays Bank and its subsidiary, Absa, say they are engaged in negotiations to combine the majority of the Barclays Africa operations.
21 Aug 2012
Ghana is banning foreigners from operating in its informal retail business sector, giving them until 21 June 2012 to close shop.
7 Jun 2012
MTN Group recorded 170 573 000 subscribers at 31 March 2012. This is a 3,7% increase for the quarter from 164 501 000 subscribers recorded at 31 December 2011. The group delivered a satisfactory performance notwithstanding continued high levels of competition in key markets.
7 May 2012
Visa recently appointed PocketMedia Solutions' Z-Card to communicate important information about its Visa Debit Card in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana.
23 Apr 2012
More people in Africa's poorest countries have mobile phones than have bank accounts. That reality is spurring mobile service companies to explore how they can capture a share of the potential banking market by enabling migrants from these countries to transfer funds back home to their families.
Anna McGovern 24 Jan 2012