Africa

Top 10 African cities with the highest cost of living

With the recent return of high inflation across the globe, employees are now reconsidering their salary expectations, work-life balance, and even where they choose to live to the detriment of employers competing for the top global talent. On the other hand, companies must strike a delicate balance between controlling their costs while struggling to attract …

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All Set for Prestigious My Media Africa Tech Summit, Exhibition and Award 2022

My Media Africa, Nigeria’s fastest-growing media and magazine brand have announced plans for its 2022 Leadership Awards and Tech Summit, with the theme TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION; CORNERSTONES OF AFRICA ECONOMY. The epoch-making event has been fixed for Friday, May 27th at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos in full compliance of all covid-19 regulations and …

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Top 10 happiest countries in Africa in 2022

The 10th edition of the World Happiness Report, a publication of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, has used statistical analysis to determine the world’s happiest countries. The report ranks 146 countries in their overall happiness and highlights which countries are the happiest or unhappiest. The World Happiness Report is changing the conversation about …

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Floyd Mayweather wants to open boxing academy in Nigeria

Floyd Mayweather has said he is planning to establish a boxing academy in Nigeria to train young fighters in the country. The former five-weight world champion – from super-featherweight to light-middleweight – made this known during his visit to Rotimi Amaechi, Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation in Abuja, according to BBC. While Nigeria’s potential in the sport could …

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8 ways Africans can earn from business franchising

Many African business franchisors support business networks with training and operational guidelines but fail to earn a desirable income. Franchising boosts business revenue. However, restrictive regulations, new responsibilities, and operating costs pose challenges. That notwithstanding, here are some recommendations on how Africans can make money through business franchising. These recommendations are based on insightful analysis …

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Flutterwave, a Nigerian fintech company, raises $250 million in Series D funding, bringing its value to over $3 billion

Flutterwave, a Nigerian fintech company, has raised US$250 million in Series D funding to fuel its expansion plans, bringing its value to over US$3 billion. The US$250 million SeriesD round, led by B Capital Group, includes existing investors such as Glynn Capital, Avenir Growth, Tiger Global, Green Visor Capital, and Salesforce Ventures, as well as …

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Crop2Cash, Bumpa, and other startups from other African Countries selected by Google for N1.23 billion Funding

Google has announced 50 African startups that will benefit from its N1.23 billion ($3 million) black founders’ fund. The search engine giant selected startups from nine African countries. Startups in Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Cameroon, Zambia, Senegal anď Ethiopia were listed in a statement posted on Google for Startups Campus blog on Wednesday. …

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4 Tips for Doing Business in Africa

4 Tips for Doing Business in Africa

Africa is going through a drastic shift toward financial stability. Investors expect that this continent may host several emerging markets in the near future, which bodes well for doing business in Africa. The country’s increased infrastructure in communications, technology, finances, and legal environment makes the continent more tempting for investors. With all this excitement, companies looking to expand …

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Sustainability In Africa: How Rwanda’s Young Innovators Are Building A Circular Economy

Sustainability In Africa: How Rwanda’s Young Innovators Are Building A Circular Economy

Rosette Muhoza did not set out to become the public face of Rwanda’s new wave of green pioneers. But aged just 24, Muhoza and a generation of young Rwandans have become powerful proponents of the “win-win” philosophy of sustainable innovation. “We’ll always have waste, so it’s important to see waste as a resource,” Muhoza says. …

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