With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
French sport equipment and sportswear company, Decathlon, has opened its first shop in Ghana, now the largest store in West Africa
Home-grown African brand Dangote is on track to becoming the world's largest exporter of rice in five years time
A New Earth is a boutique supermarket that first opened its doors on July 1, 2009, in Beirut, Lebanon and is now in Nigeria
Five things you need to know about the future of the retail market in sub-Saharan Africa
Louise Marsland 16 Jun 2016
African Ministers of Transport have declared their full support for the African Union Commission's proposal for the establishment of a single African air transport market by 2017
More emphasis needs to be placed on trade partnerships between African countries to drive seamless intra-Africa trade, despite the growing number of international trade agreements
Charles Brewer 1 Oct 2014
At the 2014 US-Sub Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (known as the AGOA Forum), which coincided with President Barack Obama's US-Africa Leaders Summit
Charles Brewer 15 Aug 2014
Following its reacquisition from Tiger Branded Consumer Goods of South Africa, the Nigerian Dangote Flour Mills has returned to profitability after four years of losses
The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events
Shoprite's stronghold in West Africa helped the domestic retailer report better-than expected results in July, but the company has yet to successfully branch out in East Africa
Colleen Goko 22 Jul 2016
Experienced Nigerian consumers are ahead of the curve when it comes to online shopping compared to consumers in Kenya and South Africa, according to the Broll Shopper Segmentation Report 2016 Volume 1
The World Economic Forum on Africa 2015 conference, held to mark 25 years of economic change in Africa, concluded last week
Cari Van Wyk 8 Jun 2015
South Africa has imposed a total travel ban for all non-citizens traveling from identified high risk countries to prevent the spread of Ebola to the country.
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
South Africa's largest minibus financier, SA Taxi, is looking for opportunities to expand its minibus lending business into other African countries and could direct R100m to its domestic finance project.