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Africa's economic challenges in 2017 It's been a tough ride for most African economies in 2016, with the plunge in commodity prices for oil producing nations in Africa. Nigeria slipping into recession and losing its position as the biggest economy on the continent. South Africa escaping credit rating downgrades and with the call for the CFA franc currency to be reviewed because it is outdated among others issues ... But with all these developments, what is then to be expected this year?… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/01/05/africa-s-economic-challenges-in-2017 Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.youtube.com/c/africanews Africanews is a...
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Ethiopia: Africa's rising economic giant Ethiopia has overtaken neighbouring Kenya as East Africa’s economic giant. In monetary terms, Ethiopia has opened a gap of about $29 million over Kenya. The World Bank further predicts that Ethiopia’s economy will be the most expansive on the continent in 2017. Burundi rice boom Rice is a staple food in several countries around the world, but extreme weather condition such as droughts and floods have adverse impact on rice production particular… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/06/15/what-propelled-ethiopia-to-overtake-kenya-as-east-africa-s-economic-giant Africanews is a new pan-African media pioneering multilingual and independent news telling expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa. Subscribe on ourYoutube channel : https://www.yout...
Morocco to launch Africa's fastest train The Moroccan national railway office will commission the country’s first high-speed rail line next year. As part of the experimental phase, the Moroccan TGV, the first of its kind on the continent was launched on Monday . It is expected to reach 320 km /hour. The project estimated at some 2 billion euros partly financed by France through loans. Mozambique: Effects of coal mining M… READ MORE : http://www.africanews.com/2017/10/11/morocco-to-launch-first-high-speed-train-in-africa-business-africa Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans. Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision. Subscribe on our Youtube channel https:/...
Zambia is one of Africa's largest producers of copper but with global prices down, the economy has suffered a huge knock: Some mines are closing, the currency is weaker and the cost of living has gone up. Big industry is reeling from the shocks and small business is shouldering a lot of the burden, too. But surprisingly, some entrepreneurs in the capital city of Lusaka are showing a great deal of resilience. The BBC's Lerato Mbele has been finding out more for Africa Business Report.
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Morocco has been taking solid steps to apply its development strategy to improve its economic growth and presence in regional markets. The success of these projects, driven by the energy and health sectors, has made Morocco a model to follow. In this edition of Target, Daleen Hasan travels to Casablanca, the economic capital of the kingdom, to meet some of the businesses at the forefront. To accompany these private firms in their activities across the continent _Maroc Export_ has launched a p… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2017/01/04/morocco-a-business-bridge-to-africa euronews business brings you latest updates from the world of finance and economy, in-depth analysis, interviews, infographics and more Subscribe for daily dose of business news: http://bit.ly/1pcHCzj Made by eur...
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This week on the Africa Innovation and Technology Channel, we’re featuring mPedigree, a Ghanaian tech firm that created a cutting Mobile App that is giving the counterfeit Drug Trade a run for their money and Bongohive Zambia’s Creative Space for Innovation. As well as Spark a Nigerian-based internet business firm designed to support the successful development of entrepreneurial and Ugandan students take part in Mozilla Firefox App’s Challenge. Paul Ndiho is a Ugandan – American video journalist/ executive producer, Africa Innovations & Technology based in Washington D.C with interests in innovation, technology and entrepreneurship in Africa. He is passionate about mentorship and developing the next generation of Africa’s young leaders. Email:email@example.com, Facebook: Paul Ndiho and Twi...
(www.abndigital.com) The 'Great Africa Business Migration' has begun, whether by existing players moving into new markets across Africa, or by new entrants from the low growth / no growth mature economies, or from the high growth BRIC markets in search of resources to fuel their own growth. ABN's Alishia Seckam and her panel of expert business guests discuss the complexities of doing business in Africa and the wealth of opportunities on the continent.
The 7th All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA™) in Partnership with CNBC Africa revealed the much anticipated finalists. This marks the start of what is set to be another memorable AABLA™ season, honouring business excellence across the continent. Annually, the AABLA hosts three regional events in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria, before moving on to the AABLA Finale, which is hosted in South Africa.
Mike Sham shares what he believes it takes to be an entrepreneur in South Africa in 2015! Suits & Sneakers is a human development series designed around story-telling, informal learning and collaboration. The first ever Suits & Sneakers took place at the Mosaiek Teatro in Johannesburg on Thursday, 23 July 2015!
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For maverick entrepreneur Ian Cox, Africa is the last frontier of free enterprise. The former small-time hustler has been busting his ass on the continent for years, selling and moving merchandise. In 2012 he nabbed a lucrative United Nations contract to transport equipment from South Africa to South Sudan, a country on many countries' embargo list. The other problem: the journey north entails passing through countless checkpoints and dealing with bribe-happy officials and their nonsensical paperwork and regulations. Photographer and filmmaker Tim Freccia followed around Ian and the guys he hired for this job. "Cowboy Capitalists" documents their attempts to navigate the continent's dangerous roads and bureaucratic chaos. Watch our other documentary about truckers in Africa, West African...
It followed the presentation
of a study demonstrating how Airbnb hosts in
âThis will help more locals to turn their passions into economic opportunities and showcase the best authentic experiences that guests might otherwise miss,â said Lehane.
He said that the investments will be put to work in 2018 and will focus on empowering townships through hosting, promoting sustainable and inclusive tourism through technology, and supporting locals and nonprofits through Airbnb travel.
Meanwhile, Lehane also released a study highlighting the economic and social benefits of travel using Airbnb for local families and their communities.
The study shows that there are now more than 100,000 homes listed on Airbnb in Africa and that there have been more than two million all-time global guest arrivals using Airbnb, helping spread tourism benefits beyond hotels and tourist hotspots to the places local residents call home.
Johannesburg Mayor Herman
Mashaba said "
Mashaba said that the African continent needs to create entrepreneurial mindsets in the whole population; this can only be done if they show people that they already have the tools needed to participate in the economy.
Lehane added that Airbnb can be a
major engine for economic empowerment throughout
âWe look forward to working
with communities across the continent to harness their innovative spirit and
technology on our people-to-people platform to help spread tourism benefits
- BUSINESS REPORT ONLINE]]>https://www.iol.co.za/business-report/economy/watch-airbnb-to-invest-1m-to-boost-tourism-projects-in-africa-11603016" class="resultsource">Independent online (SA) 18 Oct 2017