While the road ahead may still present significant challenges, some of Africa's most long-standing internal trade barriers are beginning to show signs of falling. We interview David Williams, Maersk Line Africa chief executive and global head of Safmarine to find out more
Ilse van den Berg 30 May 2017
A public-private pilot project and a geodata portal have been launched that will guide resource investment in the eastern African region
Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead
Meeting the demands for Africa's critical energy infrastructure was in the spotlight at the annual Infrastructure Africa Business Forum which was recently held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg
The East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) emphasised that strong public sector involvement is required in order to drive emerging market needs, as well as satisfy the risk appetite of the various sets of investors
A small green revolution is taking place in Ethiopia and it comes in the form of a large gas-filled backpack
Shamin Chibba 7 Sep 2015
An oil company chaired by a former leader of Britain's ruling Conservative party is being investigated for alleged corruption in Somalia, claims the company slammed as "defamatory"
Oil and gas (O&G) discoveries have become a catalyst for investment into
Siphesihle Hlela 5 Aug 2015
SkyPower has signed a $2.2bn agreement with Kenya for the development of 1GW of world-class solar projects to be built in four phases over the next five years
Tanzanian lawmakers have passed a new petroleum bill that creates a regulatory and legal framework to manage discoveries and control of the East African nation's natural gas reserves and possible future oil finds, officials said
The National Development Corporation (NDC), a state-owned firm that oversees major projects, is determined to implement the Mchuchuma and Liganga iron ore mining projects at a cost of $3 billion
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.
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
Shipping and logistics group Grindrod has been a big spender on infrastructure for some time. Growing its network of port and rail operations allows the group to diversify away from international shipping, a notoriously cyclical business.
Zimbabwe's new central bank chief said the country's economy was weakening and the bank did not have the tools to fix it.