Africa’s “Model T” Business Model
Africa Opinions

Africa’s “Model T” Business Model

Efosa Ojomo and Lincoln Wilcox, BOSTON – Africa is often regarded as a risky place to do business. There are success stories, like Safaricom, Flutterwave, and Kobo360. But investors tend to view them as anomalies: the fact that they are thriving, despite pervasive poverty, political instability, and widespread corruption, is a matter of luck, not proof that […]

Small-scale Farmers Launch Warehouse-Uganda
Africa Agribusiness Opportunities

Small-scale Farmers Launch Warehouse-Uganda

BY SAMUEL NABWIISO, Access to markets is still a challenge for most small-scale farmers in Uganda, especially women in rural areas. This exposes them to exploitation, hence little earnings, which keep most small-scale farmers in poverty. To address this challenge, small-scale farmers have explored the possibility of using online technology to accessing markets and information, […]

Recognise Somaliland's democracy-Obervers
Africa Social

Recognise Somaliland’s democracy-Obervers

International observers of the local and parliament elections in Somaliland say the World should recognize the democratic ideals of the country after holding free, fair, and credible parliamentary and municipality elections last week. The observers under the Brenthurst Foundation based in South Africa further said Africa should support Somaliland after the exercise. Dr. Greg Mills, […]

Mozambique: AfDB package for SME development
Africa Jobs & career Opportunities

Mozambique: AfDB package for SME development

Abidjan,  4 June 2021 – The African Development Bank Group has approved a $1 million grant to boost local content and development of Small and Medium-Size Enterprise (SME) initiatives in the southern African nation of Mozambique.  The grant, from the Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation Multi-Donor Trust Fund (YEI MDTF), will provide technical and institutional assistance to […]

Airtel Uganda Receives Two Service Licenses
Africa ICT

Airtel Uganda Receives Two Service Licenses

Kampala: 26th May 2021 -Bank of Uganda, has granted Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited two payment services licenses which include; Payment Service Provider (Class A) License, and the Payment Systems Operator License (Electronic Money Systems). This follows the enactment of the National Payment Systems (NPS) Act, 2020 on 4th September 2020 and the gazetting of […]

Scale Up Infrastructure, Ministers Urged-COMESA
Africa Investment

Scale Up Infrastructure, Ministers Urged-COMESA

Wednesday, June 2, 2021: Ministers of infrastructure have called on regional States to scale up programmes to upgrade and maintain infrastructure and facilities, adopt, and implement COMESA transit instruments to improve transport corridors’ efficiency. In their 12th joint meeting conducted virtually, today, June 2, 2021, the ministers responsible for transport, energy and Information, Communication Technology […]