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Updated 21 Aug 2019


All Africa News

Taking your business into Africa is an exciting next step. BizConnect brings you country specific news and business advice to assist you in positioning your business in new markets, effectively managing the challenges and opportunities to successfully expand your business into Africa.


How South African entrepreneurs can successfully expand up North

16 June 2018

If you are seeking to grow your business into the rest of Africa, you may need to play by some different rules. These three entrepreneurs share their cross-border success stories.

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Africa’s fastest growing economy and its business potential

23 May 2018

Are you an established business looking for worthwhile African markets to expand into? Côte d’Ivoire’s economic growth (and business potential) might be worth investigating.

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How we learnt to do business across borders

Glenn van Eck , 22 May 2018

Doing business internationally is exciting yet poses challenges in innumerable forms. My business hosted an event in Mozambique, and we learned a few tough lessons.

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Grow your business in Africa using a free trade zone

23 April 2018

African leaders gathered in Rwanda to move ahead on the establishment of a new free trade zone. Could it be the ideal platform for you to grow your reach into the continent?

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How to detect and prevent white-collar fraud in your business

26 March 2018

South Africa has been ranked number one (globally) for incidences of economic crimes. Is your business effectively equipped to prevent white-collar criminal activity in the workplace?

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What does it take to successfully grow a company in Africa?

15 March 2018

If you’re planning on extending your business reach into Africa, these business insights on the continent (and it’s potential) might be just the spark you need to move forward.

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Major trends that are shaping the business landscape in Africa

21 January 2018

With the continent’s population set to increase from 1.2-billion people today to more than 1.8-billion by 2035, demand for products and services will increase. Here’s some trends that can help you plan your African growth path for at least the next two decades.

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Why Mauritius might be the best African country to start a business

25 December 2017

While it’s often touted that South Africa is the Gateway to Africa, Mauritius is positioning itself as the ideal country to start a business (and grow it) in the region. 

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3 African countries top-rated for ease of doing business

25 November 2017

There’s potentially USD350 billion in revenue up for grabs for in Africa. Here’s how Shoprite is already capturing some of it and a few countries you can consider as good locations to explore for revenue generation. 

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Why you should be investing in Zambia if you aren’t already doing so

Nicole Crampton , 30 October 2017

Zambia is creating the perfect recipe for South African businesses to thrive and experience rapid growth. How, it’s becoming easier to do business with the country. 

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Will Walvis Bay be your new export hub?

Nicole Crampton , 26 October 2017

A new port in Namibia is nearing completion and can give landlocked Southern African countries a much needed, high capacity export channel. 

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10 Genuine points on navigating business in Africa

Chris Ogden , 24 October 2017

Working across many of Africa's colourful nations, I've learnt a few things along the way. The media is constantly talking about the opportunities that exist in the continent, but here are few things I've learnt in the past decade. 

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Key steps to take when starting an exports business to Zimbabwe

Pritesh Ruthun , 23 October 2017

So, you want to sell into Africa? You’ve come to the right place. Here are a few ways to make a success of your exports venture into Zimbabwe. 

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African countries that should be on your investment radar

Diana Albertyn , 11 October 2017

Looking to invest beyond SA’s borders, but worried about the continent’s economic state? Perhaps you shouldn’t be looking at the big and popular countries. 

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Invest in one of the fastest growing economies in the world

Nicole Crampton , 30 September 2017

Tanzania continues to outperform its neighbouring countries, according to PwC. Why? Because its geographical location makes it both a gateway to East Africa and the Eastern Hemisphere. 

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My trademark is registered in Africa, now what?

Lindy Lowne-Hughes , 29 September 2017

Trademarks are territorial and they need to be filed in every country they are used in. Filing a trademark, though, is a long process that requires expert assistance because there are certain things that you can do to ensure success. 

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Ivory Coast is bucking the economic downturn trend

Nicole Crampton , 26 September 2017

Ivory Coast’s economy is growing and is estimated to average 9% for the next three years. If you want to invest on the ground floor of a rocket ship, now is the time. 

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Moving freight into Africa just became a little easier

Pritesh Ruthun , 21 September 2017

Planning on taking your business into Africa? Instead of using a company that transports freight by road alone, you can now use rail a little more confidently. 

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This is how IoT is bringing Africa closer to being a smart continent

Diana Albertyn , 11 September 2017

Expanding into Africa is both challenging and rewarding. But, how do you know if your business is ready to take flight into neighbouring markets? 

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Here’s why you should be importing Malawian fashion

Nicole Crampton , 30 August 2017

There are plenty of international eyes on the growing African fashion industry. You can take advantage of this market by importing continental styles. 

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What you need to know about investing in West Africa’s technology sector

Nicole Crampton , 26 August 2017

There is a growing technology industry within West Africa, here’s how you can access it. 

 

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Does integration into Southern Africa makes sense for your business?

Diana Albertyn , 21 August 2017

Expanding into Africa is both challenging and rewarding. But, how do you know if your business is ready to take flight into neighbouring manufacturing markets? 

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Africa Connected: What’s it really like doing business with Mozambique?

Pritesh Ruthun , 11 August 2017

Beyond its alluring architecture and rich cultural heritage, Mozambique also offers opportunities for SA businesses to tap into. But, the country’s not without its challenges

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5 Insights for capitalising on the growing middle-class in East Africa

Nicole Crampton , 30 July 2017

If your business caters to a similar market as KPAL, you could expand your business in the regions that it has already planted roots. 

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How SA retail giant Pick ‘n Pay plans to launch into West Africa

Nicole Crampton , 26 July 2017

If you think you’re ready to expand into West Africa, compare your strategy to Pick ‘n Pay’s to ensure you’re really on the right track. 

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Your future success is calling – but it lies north of SA’s borders

Pritesh Ruthun , 21 July 2017

Some make it, some don’t. But experts say that South African businesses must make a leap into sub-Saharan Africa if they are to achieve worthwhile revenues and profits. 

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Say hello to the biggest retailer in Africa: Enter the ‘Shophoff’

Pritesh Ruthun , 11 July 2017

Shoprite and Steinhoff plan to merge its African retail operations this year. If it happens, they will boast a market share that’s twice as large as their closest competitor. 

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Kenya could be your new supplier of high quality avocados

Nicole Crampton , 30 June 2017

Short on stock? There are high-quality avocados in Kenya, which could help your agri-export business meet the needs of European markets. 

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Standard Bank launches world’s first African China Banking Centre

Standard Bank , 26 June 2017

Realising the potential of Africa and China trade

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6 Influencers that will make or break your southern Africa expansion

Pritesh Ruthun , 26 June 2017

When it comes to extending your business’ reach beyond SA’s borders, there’s six key market factors you’ll need to keep in mind to achieve success. 

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World Economic Forum says there are 6 reasons to invest in Africa

Pritesh Ruthun , 21 June 2017

Sure, Africa has its challenges, but did you know that it has the potential to help smart companies thrive for another 100 years? 

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Why ABC Cosmetics launched in Angola and how you can to

Nicole Crampton , 11 June 2017

Angola offers the ingredients for success. ABC Cosmetics knows this and has launched a large operation. Maybe it’s time you looked into Angola to discover its potential too? 

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Africa – A land of opportunity to brand holders and counterfeiters alike

Vanessa Ferguson , 04 June 2017

Doing business in Africa is unique. It offers endless opportunities if you have a key understanding of its nuances and ways. 

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Does Africa’s future lie in manufacturing? This expert thinks so

Pritesh Ruthun , 26 May 2017

By 2050, there’ll be 2.5 billion people living in Africa. They’ll need manufactured goods. Are you ready to provide for them

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Start an export business today? Africa needs access to your goods

Pritesh Ruthun , 21 May 2017

By 2018, Botswana will import R52.7 billion worth or ‘things’ from South Africa. Here’s what the country and two more SSA countries want most from local suppliers of raw materials, products, and goods. 

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2 Lessons on Africa you can learn from CEOs based in Nigeria

Nicole Crampton , 11 May 2017

When there’s no dollars to trade with in Africa, how you do acquire stock? AFGRI’s Hercu Bloem has a suggestion that might help you. 

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Sound lessons from 3 businesses making a leap into Zambia

Nicole Crampton , 05 May 2017

Fruit & Veg City, Builders Warehouse and Choppies share what it takes to succeed in Zambia’s competitive business landscape. 

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SA high commissioner to Mozambique on business prospects for you

Pritesh Ruthun , 26 April 2017

Standard Bank’s sending Nikiwe Bikitsha around Africa to gauge what it takes to succeed in business beyond South African borders. She recently caught up South Africa’s high commissioner to Mozambique, Mandisi Mpahlwa. 

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Why and how diversified businesses dominate Africa’s markets

21 April 2017

African conglomerates are diversifying, and this is increasing their footholds across the continent – expanding their reach, customers and revenue.

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Capture a new market: Namibia needs recyclers and your insights

Nicole Crampton , 11 April 2017

If you’ve been entrenched in the recycling game, there is capacity for South African businesses to grow into Namibia’s recycling sector. 

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How you can capitalise on Tanzania’s thriving property industry

Nicole Crampton , 05 April 2017

Industry experts share key insights on the Tanzanian property sector and how you can make a calculated investment in the country. 

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Lessons from retail groups on maximising a first-mover advantage in Africa

Monique Verduyn , 26 March 2017

In saturated markets, first-mover advantage is long gone, which is why savvy businesses are looking to Africa to leverage the advantages of low degrees of competition.

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Experts explain why localisation is key when expanding into Africa

Monique Verduyn , 21 March 2017

If your expansion strategy is focused on African markets, the key to your success lies in how well you can localise your brand to the markets you’re targeting. 

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How tech businesses are helping West African farmers break tradition

Nicole Crampton , 11 March 2017

If your start-up is looking to serve the needs of farmers in Africa, you must read how these companies are already doing it. 

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Key challenges to consider when expanding your business into Kenya

Nicole Crampton , 05 March 2017

Kenya offers opportunities to earn respectable revenues, but you’ll need to put systems and processes in place to avoid the challenges facing SME’s in Kenya. 

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DTI offers support to your agri-processing business in Zimbabwe

Nicole Crampton , 26 February 2017

Zimbabwe has been ranked as one of the top three African countries to offer the best return on investment for food producers. The DTI’s on board to assist you in growing your market share by expanding beyond SA’s borders. 

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Realistic reasons why you need to think 'Africa' when it comes to business growth

Nicole Crampton , 21 February 2017

Manufacturing on the African continent is steadily growing at 3.5% annually. You don’t want to miss out on this high-growth investment opportunity, do you? 

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Invest in a lucrative opportunity in the DRC technology sector

Nicole Crampton , 11 February 2017

Overcoming the skills and resources challenges that businesses in the Democratic Republic of Congo face is tough. But, the country’s latching on to digital, and it needs support from specialists like you. 

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Agri-processing investment opportunities are ripe for your picking in Malawi

Nicole Crampton , 05 February 2017

If you’re willing to take on the infrastructure challenges and invest in Malawi’s relatively untapped agri-processing sector, you can profit from the country’s resources and opportunities. 

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The truth on why you’ll need to be cautious when starting-up in Mozambique

Pritesh Ruthun , 31 January 2017

Making money in Mozambique can be achieved in 2017, but you’ll need to pay attention to these important factors that could affect your start-up’s success. 

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Driving the innovation and entrepreneurial activity imperative for both Africa and China

Karl Götte, Head of Standard Bank Commercial Banking , 30 January 2017

Africa can learn several strategies from China in order to increase growth, but there are also various sectors that require strong innovation before any growth can take place. 

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Key learnings from a South African in Dubai driving Africa business growth

Pritesh Ruthun , 21 January 2017

Big businesses are realising they need a more strategic approach when it comes to capturing revenue in Africa. Ford’s Jacques Brent explains why. 

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Ivory Coast’s new chocolatiers see a gap in the market and want to own it

Nicole Crampton , 11 January 2017

30% of the world’s cocoa is harvested in Ivory Coast. Partner with this potentially global emerging market and grow the industry from the ground up. 

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Realistic challenges you’ll face when supplying fertiliser to Uganda’s farmers

Nicole Crampton , 05 January 2017

Poor roads and a shortage of infrastructure might make it challenging to profit from the large market and demand for fertiliser in Uganda, so you’ll have to find a better way to deliver. 

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Challenges (and a few opportunities) when doing business with Namibia

Pritesh Ruthun , 27 December 2016

Travel visa restrictions are making it difficult for South African business owners and entrepreneurs to travel to Namibia. But, that country’s president says it’s working on a solution. 

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Take control: You’re the master of your destiny in Africa

Pritesh Ruthun , 21 December 2016

Feel like there’s too many things going on around you? Well, the good news is that you’re always in control of your own destiny. So, don’t be swayed by circumstance. 

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The things you really need to know to navigate Nigeria’s growing economy

Nicole Crampton , 11 December 2016

Learning about the market you’re expanding into; the conditions, benefits and challenges is essential for success, or you might find yourself in hot water in a foreign land. 

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Insights on Massmart’s expansion into (and strategy throughout) East Africa

Nicole Crampton , 05 December 2016

If gaining revenue in your current market is one of your biggest challenges, you may need to look elsewhere. Massmart’s expanding in Africa, and you can learn a thing or two on strategy from the conglomerate.

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Grow your food retail market reach and share in Africa with UberEATS

Pritesh Ruthun , 27 November 2016

Mobility specialists Uber has launched its UberEATS App in Johannesburg, but within the next 18 months it could be available in the rest of Southern Africa too. 

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Africa needs your dam building skills

Pritesh Ruthun , 21 November 2016

If you’re looking to put your business’ engineering and construction skills to the test, you can grow your business in Africa by building high-tech water storage facilities. 

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Essential learnings from Edcon’s expansion across Africa

Nicole Crampton , 12 November 2016

Edcon is widening its reach, moving forward into Nigeria and Ghana. The conglomerate’s CEO explains why. 

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Tanzania’s top 3 investment opportunities that you can take advantage of

Nicole Crampton , 05 November 2016

The agriculture, telecoms and logistics sectors are ready and waiting for your investment in Tanzania. 

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Why your ‘Zim’ customers aren’t ordering as much stock anymore

Pritesh Ruthun , 27 October 2016

Legislative changes concerning imported products is affecting a number of Zimbabwe’s global trading partners. You’ll need a new strategy to ensure your export success. 

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Growing demand for ‘compact’ foods in Africa

Pritesh Ruthun , 21 October 2016

Buying in bulk can allow consumers to save on monthly grocery bills, but a shortage of refrigeration facilities in Africa is influencing the way food is bought and consumed. 

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Africa’s complexity means a hyper-strategic approach is required

Michael Wood , 13 October 2016

Africa has more than 1 Billion people in 53 countries, with 2110 different languages and 3315 different ethnic and religious groups. This is why deciding on which countries to ‘play in’ needs in-depth analysis. 

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SWOT analysis to assist with your Ivory Coast expansion strategy

Nicole Crampton , 12 October 2016

Use this succinct SWOT analysis to ensure that the Ivory Coast offers the type of environment your business needs to thrive. 

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Kenya’s emerging cities offer untapped potential for SA retailers

Nicole Crampton , 05 October 2016

When expanding into Kenya, location is everything. Position your retail business in Kenya’s emerging business districts and your business can thrive. 

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5 Key steps to take when starting your business in Africa

Kelvin Reynolds , 29 September 2016

Doing business in Africa requires a firm and comprehensive understanding of the social, economic and political circumstances that exist in each specific region of the continent. Keeping this in mind is key to business success. 

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3 Profit-focused projects you can undertake in Mozambique now

Pritesh Ruthun , 27 September 2016

Planning to boost your profitability? If you’re involved in construction, logistics or agriculture, Mozambique offers growth opportunities you need to take note of. 

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Big SA brands are looking for entrepreneurs with an African reach

Pritesh Ruthun , 21 September 2016

If you’ve already established a presence in Africa, and you’re looking for products that meet the demands of your country of choice, one of these South African businesses may have just the products you’re looking for. 

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Angola’s foreign direct investment: The opportunities and restrictions

Nicole Crampton , 12 September 2016

Angola's a market that's ripe for investment, considering its growing population and improving middle-class lifestyle. Investing in the country, however, requires a strategy and the best way to strategise is to understand its foreign direct investment policies. 

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A strong approach to leadership can empower females in your business

Bev Hancock , 07 September 2016

How do we unlock the powerful potential of Africa? What is the role of leadership in empowering women to build sustainable businesses on this continent? The empowerment of women comes when they find their economic voice, when they believe in themselves and when they support each other. 

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You can find investment opportunities at Malawi’s Mzuzu Fashion Week

Nicole Crampton , 05 September 2016

Attending Malawi’s Mzuzu Fashion Week won’t only give you a taste of the country’s newest fashion trends, but also actionable insights into how you can invest in the Malawian fashion sector. 

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Mozambique needs you: 3 Sectors you may think are saturated but aren’t

Pritesh Ruthun , 27 August 2016

If you’re looking to expand operations into Africa, Mozambique may just be the country for you. Its growing population and underdeveloped infrastructure presents opportunities for businesses to meet the growing demands of the country. 

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The right logistics partner in Africa is key to successful global trade

Jasen Smallbone , 23 August 2016

As businesses continue increasing its African footprint, the importance of teaming up with the right logistics partner becomes increasingly important. 

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3 African business destinations you can’t afford to miss out on

Pritesh Ruthun , 21 August 2016

According to a study by Deloitte, Africa’s middle-class has tripled in the last 30 years and one in three African citizens are now considered to be living above the poverty line. These markets are ripe for you to pick. 

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Grow your company in ‘emerging’ Africa by offering incentives

David Sand , 11 August 2016

With leading consulting firms, like Deloitte, casting a sharp eye on business growth in Africa, it’s found that incentivising you staff can allow you to grow faster than expected. 

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3 Hard learned lessons in navigating Namibia

Nicole Crampton , 08 August 2016

Successful business owners share their essential lessons on how to make it big in the Namibian market. 

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7 Simple steps toward (successfully) registering your business in Uganda

Nicole Crampton , 01 August 2016

Business registration is a process most entrepreneurs prefer not to handle on their own unless they really have to. However, when it comes to moving into Africa, you’ll need a firm grasp on how and why you’re filling in papers. These steps will make it easier for you to branch into Uganda. 

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Cross-border breakdowns: The silent CPK slayer

Pritesh Ruthun , 27 July 2016

When a truck breaks, on its way to the customer, you have two choices: Send another truck to pull the trailer, or get it fixed where it stands. But, how do you do this when the truck breaks on the other side of South Africa’s border? 

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Clinch a booming African captive market and reach millions of customers

Pritesh Ruthun , 21 July 2016

Nigerian online retailer, Jumia, has established itself as the go-to place for tech savvy African consumers. It can allow you to reach a fresh market of consumers, to make up for that revenue you may be losing back home. 

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Hassle-free DRC business registration is possible

Nicole Crampton , 07 July 2016

Registering a company in the Democratic Republic of Congo? A new one-stop-shop system now makes the process much easier than before. 

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How to adjust your business model for Zambia’s market

Nicole Crampton , 01 July 2016

After years of honing your business model, you’ve finally formulated a recipe for success. However, the odds of this model working when expanding into Africa is slim. This means you need to articulate a unique strategy for each country you’re preparing to enter.  

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Botswana launches comprehensive online trade portal

Pritesh Ruthun , 27 June 2016

In an effort to improve cross-border business with neighbouring countries, Botswana’s government has launched the Botswana Trade Portal. 

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Waiting at border posts could compromise your trucks’ ETA

Pritesh Ruthun , 23 June 2016

While opportunities to grow your transport business’ scope into Africa may be within reach, identifying border-post challenges early on can allow your trucks to reach its destinations on time, every time. 

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How to conquer the West African market

Nicole Crampton , 21 June 2016

Despite being in the same region, West Africa comprises of very different countries, each with its own unique markets. 

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Grow your company into emerging Africa

David Sand , 18 June 2016

Don’t be afraid to take risks when expanding to Africa. 

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Africa’s fledgling fashion industry set to soar

Nicole Crampton , 07 June 2016

Africa’s young fashion industry has the potential to compete on a global scale with the support of the public and private sectors. 

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Booming business opportunities in East Africa

Nicole Crampton , 01 June 2016

East Africa is proving to be an innovative hub when it comes to filling market gaps. We take a look at four sectors, and thriving businesses within them. 

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The importance of being earnestly ‘mobile first’ in Africa

Russell Jarvis , 30 May 2016

Soaring smartphone adoption rates are forcing businesses to think differently about how they adapt the online experience to pocket-sized devices. Travelstart is one such company which recognises the importance mobile devices have in the lives of its customers. Smaller screens play such a significant role in the online travel agency’s e-commerce strategy that product managers at the booking site believe merely being ‘mobile friendly’ is missing the quintessence of the trend. 

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Your strategy will determine your success or failure in Africa

Catherine Bristow , 27 May 2016

What separates successful businesses that have set up shop in Africa from those that have failed? According to PwC the secret lies in their strategies. 

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East Africa’s competitiveness at a glance

Catherine Bristow , 23 May 2016

Despite being the fastest growing region in Africa, East Africa faces competitive challenges that it must still overcome to compete in the local and global market

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What will it take for manufacturing success in Africa?

Catherine Bristow , 21 May 2016

It’s a continent with 1 billion people, yet global manufacturing output in Africa is a mere 1.5%. How can manufacturing businesses exploit this scale and what’s preventing them from doing so?

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SA businesses that have succeeded and failed in Nigeria

Nicole Crampton , 15 May 2016

Nigeria lacks infrastructure, but if you’re willing to build it or bring it with, you can make a success out of your expansion. 

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Expand your business into Africa without relocating

Nicole Crampton , 08 May 2016

Do you want to expand into Africa but can’t afford bricks and mortar? Go online.

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Mozambique at a glance: Prospects and challenges for businesses

30 April 2016

Mozambique has vast natural resources and a need to diversify its economy and upgrade infrastructure to meet the rising demand, offering businesses opportunities to provide much-needed services to this country. 

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Where can your business grow in Ghana?

Nicole Crampton , 21 April 2016

Four investment opportunities Ghana offers entrepreneurs looking to expand into Africa. 

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The outlook for Africa in 2016

Nicole Crampton , 19 April 2016

Deloitte’s Africa Outlook 2016 report reveals Africa’s future and what can be expected from its industries and economies. 

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Gaps you can fill in the Malawi market

Nicole Crampton , 15 April 2016

Although Malawi is not without its challenges, the country still offers businesses looking to expand their footprint into Africa some viable market gaps well worth capitalising on.

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4 Core shifts in Africa you should anticipate

Nicole Crampton , 08 April 2016

Despite slow growth expected across the globe, Africa is predicted to make significant progress across its sectors, creating new opportunities for the private sector.

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Why Botswana is a good bet for business expansion

Catherine Bristow , 31 March 2016

Taking your business into Africa is no easy feat, but some countries are easier to penetrate than others, offering similar markets to the South African environment. One such country is that of Botswana – a mere four and a half hours away from Johannesburg. 

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Know your (digital) audience in Eastern Africa

Catherine Bristow , 24 March 2016

The African consumer is becoming more digitally connected as living standards improve and consumption levels increase. 

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Addressing the African socio-economic crisis

Frans Pienaar , 23 March 2016

According to Tralac, a capacity-building organisation active in east and southern Africa, high levels of poverty and inequality persist, caused by differences in income, gender, ethnicity and age, because the nature of growth is mainly capital-intensive, with limited job creation and unfair redistribution of economic gains. Frans Pienaar of Inyatsi Construction explains how Inyatsi is addressing the African socio-economic outcry.

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Ivory Coast set to be an emerging country by 2020

Nicole Crampton , 19 March 2016

By combining strategic planning and foreign investors, Ivory Coast plans to transform itself into an emerging country by 2020. 

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Sub-Saharan Africa shopping centre development growth increases

Catherine Bristow , 15 March 2016

A relatively new phenomenon to the region, retail malls have only recently been developed across Africa. But the subsequent success of these few modern shopping centres is attracting regional and international developers, particularly within Sub-Saharan Africa. 

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5 Of the top web resources for doing business in Africa

Nicole Crampton , 08 March 2016

These websites have compiled great insights into doing business in Africa. 

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What to look for when selecting and entering the right African market

Catherine Bristow , 29 February 2016

Ensure your business success in expansion to Africa by choosing the right market fit for your business. 

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Your next business opportunity: The growth of food and retail in Ghana

Catherine Bristow , 24 February 2016

A rapidly maturing democracy that has an abundance of natural resource, Ghana is now emerging as a gateway to the larger Western Africa market with increasing demand for food and consumer good. 

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Nampula: A modern transport hub

Real Estate Investor , 23 February 2016

Nampula is rapidly becoming a hub of modern development and a major attraction for business opportunities.

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Is East Africa the next apparel sourcing hub?

Catherine Bristow , 22 February 2016

Ethiopia and Kenya could be the next big players in clothing manufacturing. 

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Consumer confidence in Sub Saharan Africa remains steady

Catherine Bristow , 14 February 2016

The Nielsen Global Survey of Consumer Confidence and Spending Intentions illustrates a relatively stable picture for East, West and South Africa.

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Meeting Africa attracts top calibre international speakers

Catherine Bristow , 08 February 2016

Meetings Africa 2016 gathers global industry players who recognise the opportunities that Africa has to offer, providing them with a platform to network and share business best practices and trends. 

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The growth of Africa’s economies

Nicole Crampton , 31 January 2016

Africa is expected to overtake the rest of the world with its predicted growth in the years to come. 

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Is Tanzania the way forward?

Nicole Crampton , 29 January 2016

South African businesses could partner with Tanzanian companies to increase the chances of success for both. 

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4 Things you need to know about doing business in Angola

Nicole Crampton , 27 January 2016

Angola’s government is focusing on restoring its previous high export products. This is a potential business opportunity, but it won’t wait forever. 

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Namibia calls for SA business partners

Nicole Crampton , 13 January 2016

Namibian businessmen are seeking partnership deals with South African businesses. They are even offering incentives to sweeten the deal.

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Africa focuses on renewable energy

Nicole Crampton , 07 January 2016

Africa’s newest priority is to develop renewable energy, opening up new opportunities for businesses looking to expand into Africa.

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3 Steps you must take to expand into Africa

Catherine Bristow , 31 December 2015

You’ve completed your market research and decided on the right country to expand into, now what? Here are three strategies to help you get going. 

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Supplying Halaal into Africa: A burgeoning opportunity

Catherine Bristow , 27 December 2015

As annual demand for Halaal foods rises to USD1 trillion, manufacturers and suppliers are seeing the growing business opportunities for supplying products into Africa. 

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East Africa: A hotbed for energy investments

Catherine Bristow , 25 December 2015

According to an analysis from Frost & Sullivan, East Africa has the potential to become one of the largest producers of oil and natural gas in the world. 

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How to select the right market when moving to Africa

Catherine Bristow , 13 December 2015

You’re considering expanding your business into Africa, but which market will best complement your business’ capabilities and what other steps do you need to take to be successful in this market? 

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Opportunities in Ugandan construction industry available to SA businesses

Catherine Bristow , 07 December 2015

SA businesses urged to invest in and partner with local construction and energy businesses in Uganda. 

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The African Retail Development Index top 4 countries to do business in

Catherine Bristow , 30 November 2015

Africa is viewed as the next big story, particularly when it comes to retail growth. We take a look at the top four countries and the growth opportunities they offer businesses wanting to expand into Africa. 

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Sub-Saharan Africa: Micro-climates of opportunity for astute investors

Stuart Chait , 28 November 2015

With macro-economic conditions at their most promising since the 2008 financial crisis, property investors are daringly investing in developed property markets in search of greater returns. 

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Sub-Saharan Africa to become the new China for retail business

Catherine Bristow , 27 November 2015

Africa is set to become the next big story for 2040, emerging as one of the most attractive regions for retail. 

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Africa offers abundant opportunities for growth

Catherine Bristow , 25 November 2015

Africa is making strides to emerge as one of the world’s big economic players as interest grows from US and China economic powerhouses. 

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It takes time, care and respect to build business success in Africa

Geoff Prissman , 23 November 2015

Give your Africa clients the same respect, time and effort that you would afford your local clients, says Geoff Prissman, director and co-founder of Slo-Jo, creator of tailor-made taste sensations for South Africa’s leading restaurant chains. 

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4 African megatrends that are changing the business environment

Catherine Bristow , 13 November 2015

Your business could capitalise on megatrends shaping the African business environment. 

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Transport and logistics opportunities in Africa

Catherine Bristow , 07 November 2015

Why you can’t afford to ignore the opportunities that Africa presents your business. 

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Know your VAT in Africa

Catherine Bristow , 30 October 2015

Looking to move your business into Africa? Here’s a brief look at VAT in Botswana, Ghana and Kenya. 

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Africa is not a country: How to break bread with the continent’s new business landscape

Russell Jarvis , 29 October 2015

With Nigeria’s economy overtaking South Africa’s as the largest on the continent, Kenya’s vibrant ICT sector continuing to break new ground in the mobile payment arena, and Egypt’s growing base of smartphone users, nowadays it’s not just corporates and Chinese construction companies who are waking up to the appeal of doing business in Africa, says Russell Jarvis from Travelstart.

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Tanzania: The land of millionaires and more

Catherine Bristow , 27 October 2015

Looking to do business in Eastern Africa? It might not be the first country that springs to mind but Tanzania has a lot to offer businesses looking to expand. 

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5 Reasons to do business in Botswana

Catherine Bristow , 25 October 2015

A hop and a leap from South Africa’s borders, Botswana offers businesses looking to expand a favourable business environment. 

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Critical strategies for success in expanding to Africa

Catherine Bristow , 23 October 2015

Africa is garnering much interest from South African businesses as a promising opportunity. But doing business in Africa is no easy feat and the better prepared you are the greater your chances of business success. 

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The Kenyan property market at a glance

Real Estate Investor , 18 October 2015

Kenya has a strategic location in East Africa, and many companies looking to expand in this region are looking at Kenya as a market entry point.

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Angola and Nigeria offer growth opportunities for manufacturers

Catherine Bristow , 10 October 2015

The latest Frost & Sullivan analysis has revealed that Nigeria and Angola offer attractive growth for manufacturers in the offshore oil and gas paints and coatings market. 

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3 Africa opportunities you can leverage for business growth

Catherine Bristow , 30 September 2015

Looking to take your business into Africa? SA’s positioning offers to a gateway to the rest of Africa. Here are three strategic business opportunities you should know.

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4 Key Kenya sectors to invest in

Catherine Bristow , 29 September 2015

With one of the largest consumer markets in East Africa, Kenya offers several opportunities to expand your business into Africa. 

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Your service business should be targeting Sub-Saharan Africa

Catherine Bristow , 23 September 2015

Imported services in sub-Saharan Africa is an untapped goldmine - growing at a rate of 6% year-on-year. Yet South Africa’s share of these imports is as little as 2%. 

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Property development opportunities in the DRC

Catherine Bristow , 18 September 2015

Looking to expand your commercial real estate business into Western Africa? Here’s an overview of the current market. 

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Meeting the local demand: Property development in Africa

Catherine Bristow , 10 September 2015

There is a growing need for quality commercial and residential property development in Africa. 

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Expanding into Africa at Rocket speed

10 September 2015

Expanding your business north of the Limpopo is an excellent growth strategy if you’re looking to capture new markets and become a truly international operation. But while heading up into the rest of Africa can be a lucrative and exciting move for your business, it should be done for the right reasons.

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Africa receives the 2nd highest FDI capital

Catherine Bristow , 31 August 2015

Ernst & Young’s survey reveals that despite a fall in the foreign direct investment projects, values are up considerably. 

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Kenya: Riding the next wave of opportunity

Catherine Bristow , 27 August 2015

Robust growth is expected for Kenya with a predicted growth of 5.6% expected annually until 2034. 

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How Sub-Saharan Africa’s power woes are producing market disruptors

Catherine Bristow , 23 August 2015

The less than reliable power supply in Sub-Saharan Africa is a challenge for most business operations. Despite the situation being less than ideal, the challenge is resulting in an increase of much-needed industry disruptors. 

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5 Priorities for growth in Africa

Catherine Bristow , 18 August 2015

According to the EY Attractiveness Survey 2015 there are five main priorities to help with sustainable growth in Africa. 

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The West African railway challenge

Catherine Bristow , 10 August 2015

There is an urgent need for railway linking to spur trade integration across Ghana.

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Spring boarding into the rest of Africa

31 July 2015

Localisation drive will help power up Africa for the next generation.

 

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How to overcome roadblocks to taking your business to Africa

Catherine Bristow , 31 July 2015

Africa offers businesses looking to expand several opportunities to growth, however it’s no smooth road and paramount to your Africa expansion strategy is understanding and mitigating the risks involved. 

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Silicon savannah: The rise of the tech hub in Africa

Catherine Bristow , 30 July 2015

The tech sector is on the rise as international companies turn their attention to the oft underestimated continent. 

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Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya

Catherine Bristow , 24 July 2015

Kenya is readying itself to host the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, bringing together entrepreneurs, mentors and business leaders from across the world. 

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Getting Africa on track: Africa’s railway requirements

Catherine Bristow , 18 July 2015

A look at the railway projects and improvements happening across the continent.

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Ghana’s Tema port is set for infrastructure expansion

Catherine Bristow , 10 July 2015

A cash injection of $1.5 billion has been invested to fund the new Ghana Greenfield port and upgrade the existing road network

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Nigeria focuses on agribusiness as a way forward

Catherine Bristow , 30 June 2015

As African countries realise the need for diversification of their economies, Nigeria looks to the once self-sufficient agriculture sector as a rich resource to re-invest in.

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Finding the right skills in Africa

Catherine Bristow , 26 June 2015

Businesses expanding into Africa can experience a challenge of finding skilled employees. Here are some top strategies to help your business find the right skills for continued growth. 

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Africa’s largest business expo around the corner

Catherine Bristow , 20 June 2015

South African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) is set to get businesses talking, with 39 countries in attendance and an estimated 16 000 visitors set to stream through the doors.

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Tightening up on imports but boosting infrastructure

Catherine Bristow , 18 June 2015

Kenya is looking to tighten its clearance controls for imports in a bid to improve security, but is also looking to boost the country’s infrastructure which should have a positive impact for businesses.

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The African economic outlook

Catherine Bristow , 08 June 2015

An outline of Africa’s performance and prospects, according to the African Economic Outlook Report

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Here’s why putting people first has exponential business benefits for Africa

04 June 2015

Moving into Africa means overcoming several challenges but putting the right people in place and nurturing their growth could mean the difference between success and failure.

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How Africa will benefit from the new free trade area

Catherine Bristow, Entrepreneur , 31 May 2015

The news Tripartite Programme is set to boost market access and foreign investment in Africa. Here’s how

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The growing urbanisation of Ghana

Catherine Bristow , 27 May 2015

The rise of urban population in Ghana has driven an increase in economic growth, but to continue on this curve Ghana must develop and implement key services.

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Mozambique’s growing insurance industry

23 May 2015

As African countries look to improve their infrastructure and create a business environment that is inviting to investors, Mozambique stands out as land of insurance opportunity.

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Kenya: East Africa's Medical Hub

Catherine Bristow, Entrepreneur , 18 May 2015

An analysis from Frost & Sullivan has shown that healthcare is the fourth-most attractive investment sector in Kenya and Rwanda.

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4 Boom towns to look to start your business in

Catherine Bristow, Entrepreneur , 15 May 2015

Home to one of the fastest growing middle class in the world, here are four African towns that offer your business expansion opportunities.

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How technology can help African businesses transform their HR

30 April 2015

As businesses prepare themselves for a big spend on HR systems, businesses in Africa need to follow the trend or risk falling behind the growth curve.

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Logistics growth in Africa

23 April 2015

Thanks to a growing e-commerce market, logistics is set to grow further in Africa. 

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The risks and rewards of renewable energy projects

13 April 2015

As businesses look to other sources of power renewable energy projects are set to emerge as an alternative solution to the energy woes.

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4 Reasons Africa’s cities offer your business growth opportunities

06 April 2015

Here are four reasons to consider expanding your business to an African city.

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5 Opportunities to invest in Ghana's agriculture and agro-processing industry

31 March 2015

Considering doing business in Ghana? The agriculture industry might be a hidden gem.

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African infrastructure en-route to a brighter future

28 March 2015

According to a report by Deloitte investment and construction in transport is set to grow in Africa.

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Foreign Direct Investment trends in Kenya

22 March 2015

A snapshot of the top sectors and resources that make Kenya a robust investment opportunity.

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Bringing water-wise innovations to the African continent

18 March 2015

Water 4 Africa brings innovation to Africa by crowdsourcing ideas through Standard Bank’s IdeaScale platform.

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Why Africa is the right investment bet for you

14 March 2015

Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair shares his insights on investing in African mining.

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SA set to reinforce its status as a leading investor in Africa

12 March 2015

South African businesses are increasingly taking advantage of opportunities that arise out of Africa’s cross border trade.

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5 Actions Africa must take for success

07 March 2015

Five priorities for action that will be critical to the success of Africa

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Gold, cocoa and crops: 3 Things Ghana is great at

17 February 2015

One of Africa’s fastest growing economies, Ghana is focused on its production efforts

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Attractiveness of Africa looking good for investors

13 February 2015

A survey by Ernst & Young shows an improvement in Africa’s investment attractiveness.

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Starting a business in Kenya? 5 Steps to get up and running

11 February 2015

Here’s some handy advice on how to register your business in Kenya

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Pioneering call centre in Zimbabwe

07 February 2015

The call centre industry in Zimbabwe has been steadily growing and being noticed by foreign countries.

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Africa – a newly discovered mecca for the tech world

03 February 2015

It’s the world’s youngest and fastest growing population, and also the largest source of untapped talent.

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Strong economic growth expected for Mozambique

30 January 2015

In a report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mozambique’s macroeconomic performance remains robust with growth expected to remain strong.

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Zambian economy: Looking back and ahead to 2015

25 January 2015

The state of the Zambian economy for businesses interested in investing. 

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Ivory Coast beckons investors

21 January 2015

Ivory coast is open for business again as investors consider returning

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Africa going into 2015

17 January 2015

As Africa continues to show positive progression, businesses must monitor the global risks and plan around these to ensure business growth in 2015.

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Making business better for entrepreneurs in Southern Africa

13 January 2015

Starting a business in Sub-Saharan Africa is becoming easier.

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6 Rules for getting your business going in East Africa

10 January 2015

You’ve set your sights on bringing your business to East Africa, now what? Here are six rules to help you with the challenge.

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What Angola has to offer SME investors

06 January 2015

Angola is not without its challenges but it is investing in its growth and development, making it a viable business option.

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5 Reasons to start a company in Africa

03 January 2015

With the fastest enterprise growth rates, Africa is becoming a competitive space for business investment.

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Doing business in Botswana ranking declines

30 December 2014

Botswana declines in the World Bank ease of doing business index. 

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Tanzania’s public-private partnership

25 December 2014

Tanzania is prioritising partnership between the public and private sectors in a bid to encourage business development and expansion for the country.

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Some things to know when taking your business to the DRC

21 December 2014

Things don’t always run as smoothly in Africa, which is why you should go in prepared.

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4 Things to consider for doing successful business in Africa

17 December 2014

Africa is a different playing field, which means first understanding the rules before you can excel in the game.

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Business reforms that have improved doing business in Mozambique

13 December 2014

During 2014 Mozambique improved in some of its ranking for doing business.

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Partnering in Tanzania is the way to go

10 December 2014

When bringing your business to Tanzania it’s ‘who you know’ that will make the difference.

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Want to start a business in Nigeria? Here’s how to register

06 December 2014

There are approximately 8 steps you need to take to register a business in Nigeria.

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Knowledge and innovation to provide opportunities for Africa

03 December 2014

Key drivers of Africa's economy have been recognised as science and innovation, but investments will be needed to make it a possibility.

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The underestimated growth for Southern Africa

30 November 2014

Growth strength has been shown in most Southern Africa countries, although certain factors still remain challenges for these regions.

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Kenya in a bid to attract investors

25 November 2014

Kenya focuses on establishing the country as an investment hub. Here’s why you should consider this destination for your business.

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The investment destination

21 November 2014

Growth strength has been shown in most Southern Africa countries, although certain factors still remain challenges for these regions.

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The sub-Saharan outlook

17 November 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa show promising progress but there is still more that needs to be done.

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Investors are noticing Kenya’s positive growth

13 November 2014

Kenya is set to attract investors as its outlook continues to look positive.

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One stop service centre for ‘doing business’ in Malawi

10 November 2014

The One Stop Service Centre aims to streamline investment approvals and fiscal incentives in a bid to support the private sector’s growth.

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DRC offers SA business big opportunities

06 November 2014

The reconstruction and development of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) provides the South African businesses with unlimited opportunities to explore in various sectors of the country’s economy. 

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Why Africa needs more women entrepreneurs

03 November 2014

Africa is set to prosper if it empowers the woman entrepreneur 

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SA jeweller optimistic to find market in Mozambique

30 October 2014

SA jewellery maker looks to Mozambique for expansion opportunities.

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Kenya Tanzania Uganda: Enhancing the East African transmission & distribution industry

25 October 2014

East Africa looks set for growth in the transmission and distribution industry as the three countries embark on regional interconnection projects.

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Business applications to be the next wave in Nigeria's mobile revolution

21 October 2014

The growth of mobile phone usage in Nigeria is set to transform the way that business is conducted in the country.

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5 Critical success factors for growing into Africa

17 October 2014

No one is saying it is risk free, but in many ways Africa is no different to other continents, offering businesses expansion success for serious businesses.

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Mozambique makes getting a business license easier

13 October 2014

The launch of the Integrated platform is set to simplify the issuing of business licenses.

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Some improvements in the economic outlook for Uganda

10 October 2014

The 2014 African Economic Outlook report reveals the Uganda government’s positive moves to develop and support the growth of the private sector.

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Angola is good to grow

06 October 2014

Lower oil production is set to cut Angola’s economic growth in 2014, before a rebound in the oil industry boosts growth next year.

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Stanbic Bank launches BIZPROTECT: A first in business insurance

03 October 2014

Stanbic BIZPROTECT offers various major insurance risks in one product for Botswana SMEs.

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SA fosters closer trade relations with Mozambique

30 September 2014

South Africa is fostering closer trade relations with Mozambique, which is one of the seven fastest growing economies in sub-Saharan Africa, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

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Taking your business to Uganda

25 September 2014

Uganda is encouraging trade and investment in its country by offering incentives and a one-stop partnership shop to help you bring your business to Eastern Africa. 

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Western Africa trade and investment opportunities

21 September 2014

Africa has shown potential to becoming the world’s fastest growing region. A Dubai study has shown encouraging growth in Western Africa countries which will promote trade and investment opportunities.

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New wave of international interest in Africa brings investment opportunities

17 September 2014

The US-Africa Leaders Summit generated $37 billion in new investment for Africa, piquing further interest by investors as a prosperous Africa starts to emerge.

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FAO: South Africa is committed to rural livelihoods and food security

13 September 2014

SA’s integrated national food strategy and development agenda paved the road to prioritising food security and nutrition in rural households.

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Kenya to harness its geothermal potential

10 September 2014

In a move to tap into its vast geothermal energy resources, Kenya recently invited bids for the construction of two new power plants, representing another step forward in its 2017 target to boost electricity production by 5000MW.

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Starting a business in Angola? Here’s 8 steps to do it in

06 September 2014

Want to start a business in Angola. There are eight procedures that you will have to complete to register a business in the country.

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Africa infrastructure spending to more than double annually by 2025

03 September 2014

Global capital project and infrastructure spending is expected to grow to more than $9 trillion annually by 2025, up from $4 trillion in 2012, according to a new report issued by PwC.

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How the economic partnership agreement will benefit SA

30 August 2014

Southern African countries finally signed the Economic Partnership Agreement after ten years of negotiations between the European Commission and the SADC. Here’s how the agreement can benefit SA.

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How to take your business to Zambia

25 August 2014

Considering expanding your business into Zambia? Here’s a few things about the country you will need to know to make your expansion dreams feasible. 

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Nigeria’s economic potential a window of opportunity for businesses

21 August 2014

As global investors set their sights on Africa as the next frontier of growth and opportunity, Nigeria is rapidly becoming a key country of focus. 

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FESPA Africa expo: A world class exhibition

17 August 2014

The FESPA Africa expo held at Gallagher Convention Centre offered African exhibitors an opportunity to showcase their products and explore business opportunities

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Bonjour! South African agribusiness welcomes the French

13 August 2014

French agribusiness is embracing the Sub-Saharan and South African agriculture market as an opportunity to share expertise and develop business partnerships.

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Kenya sells stake in wine marketer to South African company

10 August 2014

South African companies continue to explore investment opportunities in Kenya as a lucrative destination in Africa due to a sluggish economy back home.

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Ghana: The lesser known marketing treasure of West Africa

06 August 2014

The tenth fastest growing economy in 2013, Ghana should not be overlooked when you consider expanding your brand into Africa.

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Developing skills to fuel Africa’s growth

03 August 2014

African countries face a formidable challenge in obtaining the skilled resources needed to develop infrastructure, drive economic growth and reduce unemployment.

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African markets revealed

30 July 2014

New research in Africa's global markets has shown improved growth.

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South Africa joins the top 10 list of solar power countries

30 July 2014

South Africa joins the world top ten solar power list as four large scale solar plants came online in May 2014. 

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Kenya strives to be Africa’s gateway for manufacturing

25 July 2014

Manufacturing in Kenya constitutes 70 per cent of the industrial sector’s contribution to GDP; the industry offers several direct and joint-venture investment opportunities.

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Nigeria’s industrial revolution plan unveiled

21 July 2014

Nigeria’s industrial sector looks set to benefit from renewed commitment to industrialization.

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An African agribusiness gold rush

17 July 2014

Africa is experiencing a new gold rush except it is not in the mining sector it is in the Agriculture and Agribusiness sector

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Developing a green economy in Africa

13 July 2014

As a whole Africa uses less carbon intensive technologies which makes it better placed to go green than its developed neighbours. 

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Rwanda: The Singapore of Africa

10 July 2014

As the world marks the 20th anniversary of the genocide this year, Rwanda has moved on, economically, socially and politically to become the third best place to start a business in Africa.

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4 Business opportunities that Nigeria offers investors

06 July 2014

Despite the vast resources, population and capacity for new business, Nigeria still continues to punch below its weight. With a GDP that rose significantly compared to South Africa’s own it is clear that, although it still has far to go, Nigeria has a lot to offer.

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5 Success factors for expanding into Africa

03 July 2014

African markets are becoming increasingly more open for business, and investors have started sitting up and taking notice of the changes. To succeed in this market you need to consider five key factors for your African growth strategy

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Doing business in Kenya

Andrew Taylor, Entrepreneur , 24 June 2014

For the South African entrepreneur there are a number of opportunities for doing business in Kenya and it is vital to know what and where these are as well as what challenges you might come up against.

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Building a brand in Nigeria: A South African marketers’ guide

David Blyth, Entrepreneur , 06 June 2014

As one of Africa’s fastest growing economies, Nigeria can be an excellent growth strategy for your brand. Here’s what you need to know about marketing your business in Nigeria.

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STANBIC BANK INTRODUCES AN INNOVATIVE SMES PRODUCT

16 May 2014

Stanbic Bank Zimbabwe has introduced an innovative facility for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) called Biz-Grow Transact Plus Account.

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Stanbic IBTC Boss Asks SMEs to Tap Opportunities in Energy Reforms

23 April 2014

Nnamdi Duru The Chief Executive Officer of Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, Mrs. Sola David-Borha, has advised Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the country to tap into the power sector reforms for business growth.

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VConnect inks partnership with Stanbic IBTC for SMEs

22 April 2014

Nigerian search engine VConnect.com has announced a partnership with the bank Stanbic IBTC to give small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) an online presence and access to financial resources to increase their reach and profit.

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Agritech Expo in Chisamba this month was “a realised dream for ZNFU and all the farmers”

22 April 2014

More than 8000 people from all over Zambia attended historic launch event

Agritech Expo “was a realised dream for ZNFU and all the farmers,” says Dr Evelyn Nguleka, President of the Zambia National Farmers’ Union, following the overwhelming success of Zambia’s first full-scale, live agriculture event, in Chisamba in early April.

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Stanbic unveils point of sales machines

12 April 2014

Stanbic Bank Ghana unveiled its new Point of Sales (POS) machines in Accra on Thursday, as part of efforts to drive cashless transactions.

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Standard Bank-Malawi in TradeSure launch

11 April 2014

Standard Bank Malawi on Wednesday unveiled an insurance product under the name TradeSure to offer cover to shipments from their origination to final destination.

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Kenya and Nigeria Lead the Adoption of Mobile Payment Systems in Africa, CfC Stanbic Bank Says

03 March 2014

Nairobi 3rd March:  CfC Stanbic Bank has seen the number of payments to mobile wallets in Kenya on behalf of its clients increase by 300% in 2013 with both Kenya and Nigeria leading other African nations in terms of the adoption of mobile payment technology. 

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CFC STANBIC BANK’S TABLET TECHNOLOGY TAKES BANKING TO THE CUSTOMERS

26 November 2013

Nairobi, 26th November 2013 ..... CfC Stanbic Bank is giving its customers increased convenience with the launch of a mobile device application aimed at reducing paperwork and the amount of time required to sign up for products and services.

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Uganda Business Banking ad June 2013

30 June 2013

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Stanbic Bank Uganda unveils a new Pricing offering for its Business customers.

13 June 2013

Stanbic Bank Uganda yesterday June 12, 2013 unveiled a new pricing offering for its Business Banking customers in response to their requests for a reduction in the cost of banking. This therefore implies that the cost of banking with Stanbic Bank Uganda for Businesses that include Commercial Enterprises, Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) and Traders has been cheaper.

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CAT FINANCIAL AND STANBIC BANK (U) OFFICIALLY LAUNCH THEIR COLLABORATION IN Kampala, UGANDA.

11 April 2013

Caterpillar Financial Services (Dubai) Limited (Cat Financial), an indirect subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. and a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, the largest financier of Cat® machines worldwide, and  Stanbic Bank Uganda a Member of Standard Bank Group, officially launched their collaboration agreement in Kampala, Uganda today.

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CfC STANBIC BANK LAUNCHES REALTIME MOBILE PAYMENTS FOR BUSINESSES VIA M-PESA.

05 February 2013

Nairobi: 5th February 2013 …CfC Stanbic Bank has launched an electronic payments service that will provide its Business Banking and SME clients with the ability to accept M-PESA payments into their accounts in realtime. 

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CAT FINANCIAL AND STANDARD BANK GROUP OFFICIALLY LAUNCH THEIR COLLABORATION IN ACCRA, GHANA

29 November 2012

Caterpillar Financial Services (Dubai) Limited (Cat Financial), an indirect subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc. and a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, the largest financier of Cat® machines worldwide, and Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest banking group, officially launched their collaboration agreement in Accra, Ghana today.

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