Category: Business

Egypt to become critical hub for intra-African trade

Afreximbank says Export Risk Guarantee Body Will Boost Egypt’s Role as Intra-African Trade Hub

Egypt’s decision to establish an export risk guarantee company will give a major boost to the country’s role as a critical hub for intra-African trade and allow it...

Africa Forum on Mining in Accra, Ghana

Mining deals should be more beneficial for Africa

By Kizito Sikuka Africa must be vigilant in its negotiations with foreign investors to ensure that all mining deals are beneficial to the continent. At the same time,...

A Francophone African SME tech firm

Francophone African firms need better finance to underpin growth, survey finds

One in three companies in French-speaking Africa struggles financially and faces difficulties growing as a result, according to a new report by the International Trade...

Participants at the Africa Forum on Mining that is meeting from 13 to 16 November in Accra, Ghana

Is Africa benefiting from its minerals?

By Kizito Sikuka African countries have begun the process of assessing whether its vast mineral resources are benefiting its citizens or outsiders. The assessment...

Master category winner: Craig Irvine (C): Managing Director, Irvine’s Group

Southern Africa’s Top Entrepreneurs Announced in Johannesburg, South Africa

This year’s finalist group and of course, the winners, have built businesses across all sectors offering innovation and exceptional acumen and leadership Southern...

Cassava Smartech today launched the EcoFarmer Diaspora Agriculture Finance Plan

Cassava Smartech unveils the EcoFarmer Diaspora Agriculture Finance Plan

Cassava Smartech today launched the EcoFarmer Diaspora Agriculture Finance Plan (DAFP) that is set to allow Zimbabweans living in the Diaspora to remit funds which...

Scenes at previous China International Travel Mart

Zimbabwe heads east for the China International Travel Mart

All is set for Zimbabwe’s participation at the China International Travel Mart (CITM) to be held in Kunming, China from 15 to 17 November 2019 at the Kunming Dianchi...

Ambassador Brian Nichols (second from Left) with some of the grantees of US small grants funding to community-based organisations

United States unveils $422, 000 to Zimbabwe’s community-based organisations

By Joyce Mukucha The United States government has provided more than $422 000, a $50 000 increase from last year through its small grants funding to community-based...

Cassava Fintech International (CFI) Group Chief Executive Officer Darlington Mandivenga

Sasai exhibits at Africa’s top tech conference

Sasai, the new all-in-one App from Cassava Fintech International (CFI), is exhibiting at AfricaTech, the fintech and digital expo that runs concurrently with AfricaCom,...

Distinguished guests at the high-level national dialogue on transforming agriculture in Zimbabwe

Agricultural transformation critical for sustainable development

By Byron Mutingwende   Agricultural transformation plays an important role in eradicating poverty and hunger, fighting inequality and discrimination as well as...