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Five African elections to look out for in 2017. Which African countries are holding elections in 2017? African business Review picks out five elections to watch across the continent in the year ahead.
Ethiopians have been eating teff for around 3,000 years, but it seems to only have been recently picked up by the west. Teff's been dubbed the "new quinoa" and has received celebrity endorsements from the likes of Victoria Beckham and Gwyneth Paltrow.

Dabur India Ltd on Wednesday said it will acquire two South African companies through its step-down subsidiary Dabur South Africa (Pty) Ltd for 50 million rand ($3.8 million) in cash.
A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has called on the African finance corporation, AFC, to ensure continuity in all its endeavours to ensure growth of Nigeria and Africa.
Often referred to as Ayeni The Great, Ayeni Adekunle is a Pan-Africanist to the core. This philosophy reflects in many elements of the BHM Group identity.

Driver Group, which specialises in commercial and dispute services for the construction and engineering sectors, has sold its South African subsidiary to the local management team.
Are you a wealthy African business person? Does the process of a visa application for any country you want to visit frustrate you?
Often referred to as Ayeni The Great, Adekunle Ayeni is a Pan-Africanist to the core. This philosophy reflects in many elements of the BHM Group identity.
With help from the University of Cape Town, annual publication Top 500 South Africa's Best Managed Company has whittled the country's financial firms down the its finest.
If you're a South African business owner or decision-maker who is not looking for ways to find out as much as possible about your customers, you're making a big mistake.
A number of CEOs think it is vital to address social challenges. CEOs believe the corporate community can assist in spreading the benefits of globalisation more widely.
May 09, 2017: David Williams, who is at the helm of the National Port Authority (NPA) since December 2015, emerged as winner of the African business Excellence Award in the 2017 edition of the African business Leadership & Investment Forum, after a ...
It is incumbent on African business with its proximity to these development challenges to find the intersection between economic prosperity for business and the advancement of social and environmental progress.
I AM always impressed when I hear of young African entrepreneurs who have taken their business ventures beyond their countries' borders, and continue winning people's minds.
Monrovia - Mr. David Williams' leadership in transforming the National Port Authority (NPA) regarded as the gateway to Liberia is being recognized by the African Leadership Magazine.
Monrovia - Mr. David Williams' leadership in transforming the National Port Authority (NPA) regarded as the gateway to Liberia is being recognized by the African Leadership Magazine.

Johannesburg, May 5 (Xinhua) -- The South African Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will lead a 25-member delegation on an investment road show in the Chinese cities of Guangzhou and Shenzhen, said Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies ...
The Africa Competitiveness Report 2017, released by the World Economic Forum on Thursday, has identified corruption and lack of access to funding as major problematic factors for doing business in Africa for the 5th consecutive year. The report also ...
The Africa Competitiveness Report 2017, released by the World Economic Forum on Thursday, has identified corruption and lack of access to funding as major problematic factors for doing business in Africa for the 5th consecutive year. The report also ...
African businesses such as MTN have felt the wrath of regulators in countries such as Nigeria in recent years with its SIM card registration debacle.
Today is the final day of the 27th World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa. The event (located in Durban, South Africa) ran from 3 May, and drew various leaders from business, government and civil society.
African businesses such as MTN have felt the wrath of regulators in countries such as Nigeria in recent years with its SIM card registration debacle.
The Standard Bank South Africa PMI remained above 50.0 for the eighth month running in April, signalling the longest sequence of overall improvement in operating conditions in over four years.
The Eden gardens Group has formed a strategic public-private partnership with a number of South African science and technology stakeholders to conduct joint research and development in mutually agreed areas such as cancer and nutraceuticals, and to ...
Over the past year we have spent time working on the ground in Africa with some of the continent's most exciting early stage tech companies.
South African companies have paid more than R3.64 million as a result of using unlicensed software in 2016. This is according to BSA|The Software Alliance.
The 2017 shortlisted finalists for the second West Africa Mobile Awards (WAMAS) has been announced today. An excellent response drew over 150 submissions from across 14 countries.
Credit rating company Moody's has published a report examining the credit impact of the 30 percent drop in cocoa prices on African sovereigns.
There is little reason to focus deeply on the reasons for entrenched corruption on the continent. Readers of African business Review are certainly familiar with persistent challenges such as feeble public institutional oversight of public spending and ...
Net profit was GBP190 million, compared with GBP433 million a year earlier, as it took an GBP884 million impairment against the value of its African business. The bank said its investment-banking income rose 7% in the quarter, helped by an increase in ...
But although African business owners have been powerful forces in African economies since the colonial period, they are often ignored in research and analysis.
Business owners, senior managers and company executives need to prepare themselves for a bumpy second quarter in 2017, with the only certainty being that nobody really knows how much the downgrades by rating agencies and the weaker rand will ...
Harald Hirschhofer, Senior advisor of The currency Exchange Fund (TCX) reveals his thoughts on financial risk in Africa. Harald is organising a TCX Risk Mitigation workshop during the F&I Forum at African Utility Week, taking place in Cape Town from 16 ...
Business owners, senior managers and company executives need to prepare themselves for a bumpy second quarter in 2017, with the only certainty being that ...
Kal Tire's Mining Tire Group has acquired the South African business of Tyre corporation (Tyre). Financial details of the transaction have not been revealed.
Vice-president and secretary-general of the fair Jinqi Li hoped to attract more African companies to the fair in future. Last year, there were more than 13000 buyers from Africa but this year the number had decreased to 7400.
Broadcasters and video producers across the world are moving to computer-based platforms. As they do, access to any content, anytime, anywhere, is becoming a critical success factor.
"I'm pleased to hear m-Pesa doesn't play huge role events like this," Lanre Akinola, Editor of African business Magazine commented. "There really is more examples". ATSLDN did a brilliant job of bringing together industry leaders, journalists, students ...
20 African business Leaders commit to promoting women leadership. by Max Ndianaefo; in Business ... of women in companies. It also committed to putting forward several recommendations in order to come up with an action plan for women's leadership in ...
Bloomberg terminal subscribers now have access to research from Oxford Business Group (OBG), a global consultancy firm. Following a 2016 agreement, subscribers now have instant, open access to OBG's reports, economic updates and global platform ...
20 African business Leaders commit to promoting women leadership. by Max Ndianaefo; in Business ... of women in companies. It also committed to putting forward several recommendations in order to come up with an action plan for women's leadership in ...
Are you a C-level executive anxious about the future of your business? Or are you an employee who wants to understand your place in the changing business world?
A dire picture indeed for South African businesses. Taking into account the impact of junk status, if business intelligence was never a need within your organisation, let's take a look at some of the business benefits of BI, and how they can make South ...
The third edition of the Africa women Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Conference & Exhibition will run from 5-6 October 2017 in Cape Town.
In September, last year, the DPO (Direct Pay Online) Group, East Africa's largest online payments processor, announced a significant majority stake in PayGate, South Africa's largest online payment processor.
In today's connected marketplace characterised by an increasingly tough economic climate, it is no longer possible for businesses to compete purely on price.
Yoon Jung Park, an adjunct associate professor in the African Studies Program at Georgetown University, presented "Chinese labor migrants in Africa, past and present," a talk about the history of Chinese migration to Africa and the African response to ...
The pace of innovation is speeding up and new technologies - or new ways to use them - are emerging daily, disrupting and blurring the lines between the way we work and how we conduct our personal lives.
Nigeria presents an interesting tale of seemingly opposites in the African growth agenda. Simultaneously taking pole position as the largest economy in Africa in 2016 and yet suffering from its worst recession in 25 years is indicative of both the ups ...


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