Business

Mar 13, 2017
Aliko Dangote is now a coal miner as Tanzania has offered his Dangote Cement Company in the southeastern town of Mtwara, land to mine coal for its operations. Tanzania’s Ministry…
Mar 10, 2017
Hundreds of South African taxi drivers on Friday blocked roads to Johannesburg airport, holding up thousands of travellers and causing traffic chaos in a protest against the app-based taxi service…
Mar 09, 2017
The Ghana Investment Promotion Council (GIPC) has disclosed that, there is high thirst on the part of investors around the world to invest in the Ghanaian economy. According to the…
Mar 09, 2017
The expansion of global trade over the last 50 years has created industries, jobs and value on an unprecedented scale, driving innovation and technological advances and in the process, benefitting…
Mar 08, 2017
South Africa’s competition watchdog ruled that Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd’s (K-Line), one of Japan’s biggest transport companies, had conspired to rig bids for shipping cars. The Competition Commission said it…
Mar 02, 2017
The Competition Commission recommends Unilever be prosecuted for engaging in collusion in the manufacture and supply of baking and cooking products. The anti-graft agency said on Wednesday it had referred…
Feb 24, 2017
Unilever Ghana Limited, the largest producer and retailer of consumer goods in Ghana on Wednesday indicated support for government’s set objective of creating an enabling environment for businesses to flourish.…
Feb 23, 2017
The federal government has said that telecommunication companies operating in Nigeria must quickly conclude plans to get listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) or face regulatory penalties from their…
Feb 20, 2017
THE NBA has chosing a new platform for fans in Africa by splitting with the continent’s biggest sports broadcaster and teaming up with Kwesé Sports founded by a Zimbabwean telecommunications…
Feb 17, 2017
South Africa’s National Association of Automotive Components and Allied Manufacturers (NAACAM), has indicated interest in supporting automotive manufacturing in Africa, particularly Nigeria. The group during a visit to the country…
Feb 16, 2017
Ghana’s neighbour Cote d'Ivoire is expected to today begin its final round of arguments at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) in Hamburg, Germany and is…
Feb 13, 2017
Zimbabwe’s government has shelved a 15 percent value-added tax on basic foodstuff which came into effect last week, following an uproar from consumers already burdened by a struggling economy, Finance…
Feb 04, 2017
Surveying his sprawling car dealership on the fringes of Benin’s commercial hub Cotonou, Kassem Hijazi alternates between chainsmoking Marlboro cigarettes and puffing on a hookah. He and his colleagues don’t…
Feb 03, 2017
-This article is part of a series of studies titled “barriers to entry”, specifically looking at the expansion of regional supermarket chains in southern Africa. The article draws from studies…

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