Latest Industry Insights

7 Tips Every Startup Needs to Follow in 2015

Whether you are starting your own business or developing the one you already have, here are seven tips for startups you can follow this year.

MTN Nigeria Launches its “BetterMe” Internet Usage App

MTN has unveiled its Betterme App to urge Nigerians to maximise their internet usage

Shopify App Launches in South Africa

eSolutions, by DPD Laser, has launched the first free Shopify Shipping App targeting the South African eCommerce logistics market.

IMF Identifies Mozambican LNG Urgency to Maintain Economic Growth

The Southern African country is on the cusp of securing liquefied natural gas contracts, presenting a critical milestone, but time is of the essence according to the International Monetary Fund

Gasoline and Diesel Boom Presents African Opportunities for Energy Giants

Taleveras Group has followed in the footsteps of Swiss Group, Gunvor to capitalise on West Africa's growing oil potential

African Initiative to Rid Liberia of Ebola

An innovative African initiative to strengthen food systems while combating Ebola

Vantage’s Fund II commits $10 million to Simba Properties Uganda

Vantage Capital (“Vantage”), Africa’s leading mezzanine debt provider, announced on Monday it has provided $10m of funding to Simba Properties Investment Company (“Simba Properties”)

Research Reveals GCC Trade with Africa on the Rise

Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) countries are placing more attention on new markets in east, west and southern Africa as their trade flows with the continent expand.

PET Bottle RightWeighting Could Save Africa Millions a Year

Sidel, the leading global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, has announced a new initiative aimed at reducing the amount of PET used in beverage bottles worldwide.

88mph and Microsoft Ventures Partner to Support Nigerian Startups

Microsoft has announced the expansion of its Microsoft Ventures programme in Nigeria in partnership with 88mph.