In light of the recent study, Game-changing Automotive Policy Developments in Africa, we chat to Ryan Bax, senior industry analyst for mobility and automotive at Frost & Sullivan, to find out more about the fast-growing, untapped African car market
Ilse van den Berg 11 May 2017
Drivers NG recently launched in Nigeria to make the job of selecting and hiring professional drivers easier for individuals and businesses in the country
We know that efficient public transport remains a bugbear in many Africa countries
Lauren Hartzenberg 27 May 2016
Uber wants to add more than 15,000 new job opportunities for partner-drivers in SA over the next two years as well as lift sharing and other new services
Hilary Joffe 17 May 2016
With the correct policies, Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia all have the potential to challenge SA's dominance of vehicle manufacturing in sub-Saharan Africa, a report by business consultancy Deloitte shows
David Furlonger 22 Apr 2016
Continental Tire will be expanding its presence in West Africa with the launch of a new legal entity for the region, based in Accra, the capital city of Ghana on 20 April 2016
WesBank, the provider of secured finance to the retail and corporate markets, and the National Automotive Council (NAC) of Nigeria have signed a memorandum of understanding whereby WesBank will offer its services to clients. The agreement aims to stimulate the sale of locally assembled vehicles in Nigeria.
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.
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014
As Ford's only manufacturing operation in the Middle East and Africa‚ Ford Southern Africa is in pole position to benefit from the group's decision to intensify marketing and production in sub-Saharan Africa‚ says Stephen Odell‚ president of Ford's European‚ Middle East and African operations.
David Furlonger 11 Apr 2014
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
Nissan and West African conglomerate Stallion Group have announced their intention to jointly launch vehicle assembly in Nigeria.
ACCRA: Ghana looked to defy the trends which have plagued other west African oil producers, replacing graft and waste with prudent spending, but two years after production began there is reason to worry, new reports said.
One Africa Media (OAM), previously named Private Property Holdings, has secured a US$25-million round of investment from Australian-listed jobs portal SEEK, for the expansion of its operations across Africa.
Private Property 28 Jun 2013