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

Expert Eye: A look at the prospects for inclusive finance in Africa

Over the past decade, regulators in Sub-Saharan Africa have played an important role in transforming the financial services industry

What trends will be shaping the African travel sector?

Africa looks set to capitalise on a range of global trends ranging from transformational travel experiences to bleisure tourism

Looking ahead to the Africa Energy Indaba in Cape Town

The Africa Energy Indaba is the continent’s definitive energy event, providing an agenda that influences energy policy for Africa

Analysing the latest African FDI figures from UNCTAD

Africa is defying the global FDI slump according to the latest statistics from the UNCTAD, the top five recipients of foreign investment being spread around the continent

Expert Eye: Exploring energy innovation beyond the grid

Santosh Naidoo of African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) discusses how off-grid solutions can open up access to electricity for millions of unconnected African citizens

Exclusive: A look at FWJK's co-development at cost methodology

FWJK is disrupting the property development market with a revitalised approach to real estate that’s been dubbed co-development at cost

A Q&A with Bruno Mettling, President of Orange Africa and the Middle East

Bruno Mettling, President of Orange Africa and the Middle East, on his career to date and why Africa is an exciting market for the company

Everlytic: A garage-born brand that’s walking with giants

Through excellence in delivering digital marketing software, garage-born brand Everlytic is today right at home walking with the world’s most fabled technology giants

Exclusive interview: Inside the South African National Blood Service

A preview of our interview with Jonathan Louw, Chief Executive Officer of the South African National Blood Service (SANBS)

Analysing the socioeconomic role of Africa's key transit corridors

Home to more than a third of the world’s landlocked countries, intra-continental trade routes and agreements are becoming increasingly important to the socioeconomic success of the entire continent

Mpumalanga: Why the South African province is a nature-lover’s dream

With its plunging canyons, soaring mountains and vast veldts, South Africa’s Mpumalanga province boasts some of the country’s most spectacular scenery

Is blockchain technology impacting the FMCG market in South Africa?

Blockchain technology allows consumers to track products and fully understand what goes in their foods

Interview: Talking sustainability with Sahara Group

Pearl Uzokwe, Director of Governance and Sustainability at Sahara Group, discusses the definition of and ‘Africa approach’ to sustainability

Microsoft: How advanced technologies continue to revolutionise the financial services industry

Microsoft’s Ibrahim Youssry reveals how the realm of finance is leading the way when it comes to progressing with AI adoption