Business in South Africa

We examine South Africa and explore how the country will recover post-COVID-19
Writer: Sean Galea-Pace

Siemens Africa: Business for Society in South Africa

We spoke with CEO of Siemens South Africa, Sabine Dall’Omo, about the complicated context of development on the continent and the pandemic-accelerated potential for digital applications

Expert Eye: The Role of Banks in a Post-COVID World

As the world continues to adapt to a ‘new normal’ brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, what does the future hold for financial institutions?

Agriculture: The Key to Inclusive Economic Growth

African agriculture is the fuel for continental economic growth, but the industry faces new challenges caused by recent events

Mining Indaba Virtual 2021

In a celebration of the African mining sector, Mining Indaba returns for 2021 in a virtual format to bring together visionaries and innovators from across the country

Diversifying Nigeria

We examine how Nigeria is reducing its reliance on agriculture and branching out to other business ventures

Connecting Africa

We chat with Dion Price, CEO at Trustonic, to discuss the current state of the telecommunications market in Africa today

Expert Eye: How a “second wave” of reforms could change Africa’s energy story

The African Development Bank makes the case for adopting a new wave of energy reforms to kickstart a meaningful shift to and provide power to those who need it

Powering Pan-African Digital Education

Luis Lopez, CEO of Honoris United Universities, talks about new ventures and the challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic

Kenya: The Country with a COVID Plan

With a huge tourism industry, Kenya was one of the worst hit African nations by COVID-19, but plans are underway that aim to reinvigorate the economy

Demonstrating the Business Case for Sustainable Strategies

Omnia’s Kavita Pema tells us about the achievable and realistic application of sustainability practices for businesses around the globe

Expert Eye: Overcoming Barriers to Financial Inclusion in Developing Countries

Orange’s Patrick Roussel examines the challenges faced in reducing the number of unbanked across Africa, highlighting the power of mobile money as part of the answer

Exploring the Future of Hydropower in Africa

Can hydropower offer the solution to the African continent’s need for sustainable electrification?

Niger's Response to Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases

There are many neglected tropical diseases which are life-altering but preventable, and very little global attention is devoted to treating them

Expert Eye: The Need for Private Sector Investment into Renewable Energy

With the continent’s population forecast to double by 2050, energy demand will increase at an even faster rate. AIIM’s Vuyo Ntoi looks into the issue

Investing in a Continent: Olam International’s work in Central and Western Africa

Singapore-based Olam International plays a key role in ensuring food security across six continents, its Regional CFO for West and Central Africa, Sujay Sarkar, telling us more

Expert Eye: The Transformative Effect of Cloud Computing on Manufacturing

Cloud computing is a powerful technology enabling companies to become more productive, improving both customer communication and supply-chain performance

The Challenges and Opportunities of Africa’s Standard Gauge Railway

Africa’s Standard Gauge Railway represents a real opportunity for the continent, but construction isn’t without its challenges

From Pilot to PSP: The Story Behind Eran Feinstein and DPO Group

The dynamic and fast-growing DPO Group is making waves in Africa’s payments market, its Co-Founder and CEO Eran Feinstein switching from a career in aviation to start his own venture