Companies finding it easier to pay taxes, says PwC & WB

Paying taxes has become easier over the past year for medium-sized companies around the world, according to a new report.

Newly-formed Coca-Cola bottler to be largest in Africa

SABMiller plc, the Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Sabco are set to form the largest Coca-Cola bottler in Africa.
Africa’s geopolitical issues exploited by terror groups

Global SMEs overlook Africa’s potential

Global SMEs do not see Africa as a growth opportunity, according to Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

A woman’s work: Life’s balancing act

Many women face the challenge of balancing work and personal lives and at times taking an eye off one could mean trouble for the other.

Egypt’s economy on recovery path

Egypt’s economy is on a recovery path after four years of slow activity, this is according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Where have all the talented women gone?

More educated young women are leaving the workplace due to male structured environments that do not cater for their needs.

You cannot fake true self-empowerment

Attaining true self-empowerment as a women starts with how much you believe in yourself.
S.Africa's rand gains

How to kick-start the SA economy – it’s easier than you...

It’s no secret that the South African economy is growing at rates well below its potential.

Mentorship vital to women empowerment

Providing a mentoring platform to women in law is essential to strengthening a country’s justice system.

Ebola: Business needs to join the fight

Discussions on the role of business in the fight against Ebola was a focal point at the dialogue 'Business response to the Ebola outbreak'.

Do you think, that if you keep quiet, it will just...

Musicians and celebrities have come out to add their voices to the fight against Ebola.

Minimising the impact of Ebola in Africa

The Ebola epidemic took Africa by surprise, however, governments need to take measures to minimise the impact of the virus.

Have we lost the battle against climate change?

Climate change, heat and weather extremes are already damaging crops and coastlines, putting food, water and energy security at risk.

Toughest African markets can hold biggest opportunities

Countries in Africa with the biggest barriers to entry sometimes hold the biggest opportunities, says telecoms billionaire, Bassim Haidar.

Plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people out of 119 cases...

An outbreak of the plague has killed 40 people out of 119 confirmed cases in Madagascar since late August.

WHO declares end of separate Ebola outbreak in Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Friday that an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo was over.
Regulatory pressure impacts MTN Nigeria’s subscriber growth

MTN voted most admired & valuable African brand

MTN topped the 2014 Brand Africa 100 list as the most valuable and admired African brand.

S&P affirms Egypt’s rating, fiscal position remains weak

Standard and Poor’s (S&P) affirmed its long-term foreign-currency sovereign risk rating on Egypt on 14 November.

All bets on hold in Africa’s gambling industry

Gross gambling and casino revenues on the continent showed subdued growth in 2013 due to a faltering economic climate.

IMF aims to restore macroeconomic stability in CAR

The International Monetary Fund is aiming to, among other things, further restore macroeconomic stability in the Central African Republic.