Is Africa Suffering From Global Problems?

We often have great news to report on this site with regards the African economy.   There are many positive economic and social stories from across the continent, apart from a few obvious problem areas like Zimbabwe.  However there are some worrying economic indicators that suggest that the growth in Africa is not continuing unaffected […]

Paynet Awarded New Security Certification

Electronic payments supplier Paynet has received the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), a vital security certification in the monetary and payment sector. The award ensures that card management center and the Paynet substitution are safest surroundings managing sensitive payments data belonging to customers, authorities and fiscal institutions. “I can actually say that […]

Nigerian Political Update – Buhari Targets South East

Awka — With six days to the presidential election, All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, will storm the Eastern commercial nerve centre, Onitsha, Anambra State, with his campaign train. Where he’d hold town hall meetings, as portion of his campaign tour ahead of the March 28 presidential election, Buhari, who’s anticipated there on Monday, […]

African Investment – Progress Report

Investor trust in Africa will not enhance this year although petroleum importers will gain as the biggest petroleum exporters were hit by poor costs, a Reuters survey found on Thursday. The predictions are poorer than in the boom years that China’s voracious appetite drove while such growth rates are high by international standards. “East Africa […]

The African Cash Which Simply Disappears

A combined panel headed by former South African President Thabo Mbeki and run from the African Union as well as the United Nations released a report describing the strategies some businesses utilize to send cash from the continent illicitly. The losses are staggering not only in relation to dollars but development chances lost, Mr. Mbeki […]