How Kenya and Rwanda are adding accountability among custom agencies

Kountable, a global trade and technology platform, has formed strategic partnerships with customs agencies in both Rwanda and Kenya. This provides Kountable with a dedicated group of customs...

Synchronicity for Africa and the G7

In early July, the African Union Summit in Niamey, Niger, launched the operational phase of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, a project to...

‘Three days promotion’still active

The Liberia Telecommunication Authority assures Liberians and the general public that the US$1 three days promotion by GSM companies here is not being cancelled,...

As palm oil production ramps up in Africa, communities work to avoid problems plaguing...

For many consumers, palm oil has become synonymous with environmental devastation in Southeast Asia. The industry has brought mass deforestation to the region, shrunk...

Yamaha drones coming to Kenya despite prohibitive laws, fees

In March last year, the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) published regulations for the commercial use of drones. KCAA Director General Gilbert Kibe said that...

How private sector is driving an African agricultural transformation

A report released at the African Green Revolution Forum in Accra finds that millions of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) rarely are dependent on...

Seychelles reviewing framework for real estate transactions in bid to prevent shady sales

  Seychelles’ authorities have started a consultative process to review the framework governing estate agents and land registration to combat anti-money laundering and terrorist financing...

Banking by app: Mauritius Bank offers customers in Seychelles mobile phone transactions

  Clients of Mauritius Commercial Bank (MCB) in Seychelles can withdraw money at ATMs without a bank card and pay bills via the bank’s mobile...

A healthier sandwich and salad shop opens in Seychelles

  Building your own sandwich and choosing your own salad ingredients are two of many options available at a newly opened healthy food take away...

Malawi basking in miraculous economic growth

Malawi flag from MAVHUTO BANDA in Lilongwe, Malawi LILONGWE, (CAJ News) – FOR a country that is still reeling from a devastating combination of one of...

OPINION: What is causing mayhem in South African society?

South Africans on the looting spree of foreign owned shops in Johannesburg by LUKE ZUNGAJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africans citizens use Violence to draw...

KCB shareholders approve National Bank acquisition, Ksh10.7B dividend

KCB Group shareholders have approved the proposal to acquire 100 per cent of the issued ordinary shares of National Bank of Kenya Limited (NBK)...

Barclays Q1 profit flat as transition to Absa gains momentum

Barclays Bank (Kenya) has registered a flat growth in profit for the first quarter of 2019 as ongoing rebranding to Absa continues to impact...

EXCLUSIVE: World leaders petitioned over SA xenophobic violence

Ugly scenes of South African xenophobia, photo supplied by SAVIOUS KWINIKA Editor-In-ChiefJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE latest outbreak of attacks against foreign nationals in South Africa...

Kenya’s listed banks resilient as return on equity rises to 19.2%

Kenyan listed banks had an improved performance on aggregate in the first quarter of 2019 as they recorded improved profitability in a relatively tough...

Here is Africa’s most socially responsible bank

Kenya’s Equity Bank has been named as the most ‘Socially Responsible Bank in Africa’ at the most prestigious Africa’s banking and financial sector event...

Standard Chartered banking on Tanzania’s digital market share

The launch comes as a move by the bank to meet the rising demands of the country’s young and digitally-savvy population, the Bank has...

Here is Africa’s best digital bank 2019

Kenya’s Equity Bank has been named Africa’s Best Digital Bank for 2019 at the Euromoney Awards for Excellence, validating its role in delivering simple,...

Ethiopia loosens its grip on financial sector as US based Ethio Lease joins- The...

The National Bank of Ethiopia today granted the first financial services license to a foreign-owned company, Ethio Lease, as the Ethiopian Government delivers on its promise...

I&M Holdings half-year profit jumps 17% to Ksh4.5Bn

Regional financial services group—I&M Holdings (plc) has announced a 17 per cent after tax profit growth for its 2019 half year financial results bouyed...

Kenya’s Housing Finance cuts losses by $50 million this year

Kenya’s HF Group Plc has expressed optimism of returning to profitability by the end of this financial year after registering significant performance improvement, cutting...

AfDB warns Mozambique on inclusive development challenge

African Development Bank Vice President Mateus Magala told Lusa that Mozambique faces the challenge of putting natural resource gains at the service of inclusive...

The Different Levels of Commitment to Diaspora Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs have traits that are unique to them. These include alerts to opportunity, adjusted to the openings in the market and the investment environment,...

Concern over number portability delays

Telkom, Vodacom, MTN and Cell C by MTHULISI SIBANDAJOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE South Africa’s Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) has expressed concern over what...