This even though 69% indicated that profit margins were the same or higher than their firms’ global averages
Young African entrepreneurs are surprisingly optimistic about future, though they still have mountains to climb
Entrepreneurs who participated in survey are bullish about the future - 79% said they were “very positive”
As the rest see difficulties, bullish African business chiefs are snapping up deals—and it's not just about resources
Despite Africa’s recent growth being chalked up to commodity booms, there’s more at work: corporates are more confident, ambitious and resilient.
There are two types of invader: the digital giants and the ankle-biters.
New business travellers herald age of the serviced apartment - what it means for Africa's city hotels
In 2015/16, there were 8,802 serviced apartments in 102 locations in Africa - a rise of 89% and 34% respectively
Maasai hairdressers, Congolese tailors – with more flights and good business, Zambia is an African melting pot
Just over a year ago, these men were herding cattle in Kenya's plains; today they are leading braiders of women's hair in Lusaka.
Nigerians nicknamed power authority (NEPA) "Never Expect Power Always". When it changed to (PHCN) they mocked it as the “Problem Has Changed Name.”
Two American citizens owed are owed the money after a 2007 court ruling.
Guinea gives masterclass in how to bounce back from Ebola. Starting a business takes just 72 hours; this year expect 4,000 new ones
Country’s economy has been battered by it’s worst ever outbreak of the diseases, but it may just be the best African example of how to grow.
The massive amount of gas that is going to come out of Mozambique will have a huge impact.
Angola’s kwanza too has fallen sharply in the past year, and the nation is propping up the exchange rate by spending reserves.
It’s producing more African shows, and will allow new service Showmax to compete directly with its Multichoice unit.
Amazon, will employ about 250 people in Johannesburg, its second location in South Africa after setting up a service center in Cape Town in 2004.
As China's currency slid, investors exiting riskier assets drove stocks from Indonesia to South Africa and Turkey down at least 1.4%.
Rolling power outages continued to take a toll on Africa's most advanced economy.
Supporters of the southern route cited security concerns in the north, where bandits and Islamist militants carry out attacks sporadically.
Central banks across Africa are tightening monetary policy to bolster their currencies.
The Nigerian exchange has more than 180 securities listed, while on the other extreme Sierra Leone's has only one stock.
The third oldest stock exchange in Africa was established in Zimbabwe's second largest city, Bulawayo, in 1896.