Africa has a water crisis but these innovations could fix it

Water is the single greatest power to drive industrialisation, health and education across the continent.

Khethi Ngwenya: A social entrepreneur who learnt that impact is more important than profit

Impact over income is soon to be the social entrepreneur mantra!

How innovation is turning education on its head in Africa  

Ghanaian company, Metro Institute of Innovation and Technology (MIT), offers school children training in robotics and mobile app developmen

This is why Africa needs to look to its rural areas

Agriculture will feed Africa's economic transformation.

#MiningIndaba2018: SA’s mining industry is at a turning point, this is what needs to...

Regulatory and political uncertainty affects mining investment in South Africa mining industry but this may be changing.

#MiningIndaba2018: Investors confidence is returning – Absa Corporate and Investment Banking

Absa Corporate and Investment Banking optimistically cautious about confidence in the mining sector.

Flying Doctors Nigeria: An idea conceived out of tragedy

Dr Ola Orekunrin, Founder of Flying Doctors Nigeria Air Ambulance, formed the regional air ambulance service after tragedy struck, she wanted to make sure that no one dies because they are at the wrong place at the wrong time

Kenyan Entrepreneur Eugene Mbugua had a vision to create wealth and empower his local...

Mbugua, an ambitious 27-year old Kenyan entrepreneur, followed his instincts and created Young Rich Television Limited which produces cutting edge TV shows for Kenya and other African regions

Artificial intelligence is neither friend nor foe for Africa- It’s both!

With the right education and development of skills African youth can be the pioneers of the digital revolution.
Op-Ed: Nigeria's president is ignoring famine warnings at its peril

Nigeria’s hottest investment opportunities

The Nigerian government has realised that it needs to make the country as attractive and lucrative as possible for offshore investors to bring their capital, skills and business trade into the country.


Gautam Duggal, Standard Chartered Bank’s Regional Head of Wealth Management for Africa, the Middle East and Europe, speaks to Forbes Africa on his experience advising people how to invest their money and why Africa is a good bet for returns.

How Mozambique is at the forefront of the growing buzz around cassava

With cassava being the second-most consumed source of carbohydrates after maize in sub-Saharan Africa, it was time the crop was commercialised.

CNBC Africa Partners with International Media Intelligence Firm

Jørn Lyseggen’s international book tour titled: Outside Insight will start in Johannesburg on November 20th, followed by the Cape Town event on November 22nd.

South Africa needs to innovate faster to ensure stable economic growth – Accenture’s Innovation...

  The past year has seen only marginal growth in innovation by South African companies. According to Accenture’s Innovation Index 2017 released at the Accenture...

Print is not dead, this business is proving it

How Printulu is disrupting the print industry

Powering Zambia’s First Robotics Team

By: Standard Bank Sela  Kasepa attended her first semester at Harvard University in August last year. Just months prior, the 21-year-old was mulling over her...

Having a Broad Perspective Drives Self-Made Success

This article was written and supplied to CNBC Africa by Chivas Abigail Mbuzi is every much the new breed of entrepreneur emerging on the African continent, who use...

When the height of success empowers others to achieve

This article was written and supplied to CNBC Africa by Chivas Inspiring the development of small and medium-sized enterprises through innovation is the cornerstone of...

AfricaCom 2017 illuminates in an uncertain age of digital disruption and transformation

This article was written and supplied to CNBC Africa by AfricaCom  AfricaCom 2017 packs a punch with global speaker line-up In less than a month anyone...