Keynote speakers at the AFC Live 2017, including acting President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo and Professor Chukwuma Soludo, the former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, highlighted the need for African led-initiatives to drive the infrastructure revolution.
Speculation around US president Donald Trump's policy plans for the African continent and growing concerns over the future of foreign aid projects
Many people will have heard of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. But less well known is the concept of sustainability at the root of these goals
Kenneth Amaeshi 18 May 2017
The global value of contactless transactions made via payment cards, mobile and wearables, will reach $1.3 trillion by 2019
A unique new visual identity was created for new African financial brand, Arise, by Brand Union
Additional investments in science, technology, and innovation in Africa will improve health, spur economic growth, and reduce poverty across the continent
Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and South Africa collectively attracted 58% of the continent's total FDI projects in 2016; as investment from the Asia-Pacific region into Africa hit an all-time high in 2016
Nigerian fintech startups have the opportunity to pitch for NGN3 million ($10,000) worth of incubation and prize money of NGN500,000 ($1,600) at the Fintech Startup Challenge in June
Tom Jackson 1 May 2017
Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme
Mastercard has launched a biometric card that uses fingerprints to enable purchases, revealing that it had been piloting the card, a global first for the company, in SA
At the recent annual Banker Africa - Southern Africa Awards 2017, FNB was selected as the Best Retail Bank in Southern Africa
Bank Windhoek has embraced mobile technology to launch the first mobile fuel payment system in Namibia
Nigeria and more than 100 other nations have signed a key trade facilitation agreement (TFA) with the World Trade Organisation
The recent credit rating downgrades will negatively affect Africa's two biggest economies - South Africa and Nigeria
For Global Money Week, Uber and Old Mutual extended its free money management course to driver-partners in Accra, Ghana; Lagos, Nigeria; Nairobi, Kenya
The London Stock Exchange Group's inaugural ‘Companies to Inspire Africa' report launches, showing high growth companies in Africa
SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter shares gained Tuesday on word that co-founder Biz Stone was returning to the social network after six years away.
Hammerson, which is the largest property stock on the JSE, is considered by analysts as one of the most undervalued stocks with significant upside potential.
NEW YORK, United States - McDonald's reported higher first-quarter earnings Tuesday on better performance in key regions, including the United States and China.
Thomson Reuters and Oxford Business Group (OBG) have signed a distribution agreement, whereby users of Thomson Reuters financial platform, Eikon, can now access Oxford Business Group's full range of research on emerging economies.
Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.