Connecting a Continent: A Q&A with Samsung Africa's Kagiso Khaole

Kagiso Khaole, Chief of Staff and Head of Content and Services at Samsung Africa, talks about the tech giant’s ongoing work to deliver affordable technology to African communities

Expert Eye: How grassroots innovation is transforming communities across Africa

Wariara Waireri, Senior Manager in International Development at the Royal Academy of Engineering, discusses the impact of grassroots innovation across Africa

Addressing Africa's entrepreneurial gender divide

Africa’s women entrepreneurs face structural and societal obstacles, but helping them unlock their potential is essential for economic growth

Absa Bank: Charting the economic effects of COVID-19 in Africa

Jeff Gable, Head of Research and Chief Economist at Absa, provides insights into the economic ramifications of COVID-19 in Africa

Interview: Wärtsilä’s Ville Rimali on Africa’s electrification challenges

Ville Rimali, Director of Growth & Development for Africa & Europe at Wärtsilä, discusses the challenges facing the African continent in its bid to implement much-needed electrification The unlikely pairing of creative activism and venture capitalism

Arieh and Nachson Mimran, Co-Founders of, explain how different forms of investment can be used as a catalyst for change

Inside the business of tourism with Latitude Hotels

Nick Brown, Co-Owner of Latitude Hotels, explains that expanding Africa’s business hospitality offering benefits both travellers and local communities

Off-grid solar: The $24 billion opportunity

Off-grid solar and fintech have been tipped to provide the long-term, sustainable solution to powering the African continent and connecting millions of citizens to the digital economy

Expert Eye: Plugging Africa's energy infrastructure gap

How African countries can be supported to expand their energy infrastructure and improve access to electricity

Q&A: Analysing the GSMA’s latest State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money

Following the recent release of the GSMA’s latest findings, we caught up with the association’s Head of Mobile Money Programme Ruan Swanepoel

Expert Eye: How sustainable vaccination programmes can lift a country

Guinea-Bissau’s Minister of Public Health, Dr Magda Robalo, explains how vaccines do not just save lives, but transform countries by allowing more children to be educated and more people to thrive

Assessing business risk with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

Thusan Mahlangu, CEO of Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty Africa, discusses risks businesses in Africa face in 2020

An interview with Puma Energy Africa CEO Eghosa Oriaikhi Mabhena

Puma Energy Africa’s Eghosa Oriaikhi Mabhena, recently named among the top 100 female CEOs in Africa, discusses her journey to the top

Coronavirus and the Impact on African Tourism

Nigel Vere Nicoll, President of the African Travel and Tourism Association, gives his opinion on how the coronavirus will affect Africa’s tourism industry

How COVID-19 could impact the African economy

The coronavirus has led to unprecedented actions globally, not seen in many of our lifetimes. Here, the EIU looks at the facts and gives an outlook on how the situation could develop on the African continent

Expert Eye: Key findings from the Africa List Business Barometer

Nieros Oygeun provides an analysis of the key trends and takeaways from The Africa List Business Barometer – a unique and valuable tool for monitoring business conditions

Event preview: Africa’s air cargo sector gears up to drive AfCFTA opportunities

A look ahead to the air cargo Africa event, scheduled for February 2021 in Sandton, South Africa

A Q&A with Marta Krupinska, Head of Google for Startups UK

Startups and small businesses are often referred to as the lifeblood of local, national and regional economies, and for good reason

How Standard Chartered is leading the war on wildlife crime

Southern Africa is blessed with native animal species that have been a huge source of attraction for international researchers and tourists alike