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'Food and energy security are high on our agenda': Admassu Tadesse, President Emeritus and Group MD, Trade and Development Bank (TDB). Interview Jun 1, 2022 1253
Uganda builds one of the world's first home-made Covid vaccines. Jun 1, 2022 1068
Can Uganda's tech scene compete with Kenya? Most Ugandan startups are still in the early growth stages and have not yet scaled business models beyond their own borders, but some pioneers are leading the way. May 1, 2022 1348
Uganda's telemedicine startup aims at pan-African market: Ugandan telemedicine startup Rocket Health, which raised $5m in March, has big regional plans to scale in a market that has mushroomed during the pandemic. Report May 1, 2022 1171
Nigerian growth grinds to a halt. Mar 1, 2022 893
Mystery over DRC coup plot raises suspicions of foul play. Mar 1, 2022 917
Economic Outlook 2022: Africa faces rickety rebound. Feb 1, 2022 2751
Tech in 2022: Building on the unicorn boom. Feb 1, 2022 1116
Ethiopia: peace overtures offer economic hope. Feb 1, 2022 953
Military deal splits support for Hamaok and puts his political future in question: Despite reinstating the civilian elements of Sudan's transitional government, Abdalla Hamdok's deal with Sudan's military has drawn condemnation from pro-democracy organisations. Dec 1, 2021 1633
Huge potential to increase Arab-Africa trade. Dec 1, 2021 1173
"Every Arab country is keen to invest in Africa," says BADEA DG. Interview Dec 1, 2021 961
Sall's Senegal attracts investors as politics rumbles on: Huge oil and gas discoveries and port investments are reshaping Senegal, but the country's hard-won political stability could depend on whether President Macky Sail bids for a third term in office, writes Tom Collins in Dakar. Oct 1, 2021 2197
Senegalese agricultural bank targets smallholder revolution. Oct 1, 2021 1017
Senegal rides the wave of tech success. Oct 1, 2021 1032
Covid-19 allows insurers to prove worth, says Sanlam CEO: With mortality claims predicted to increase as Covid variants spread, insurers have a chance to prove their worth to customers, says the CEO of Africa's second largest insurer. Aug 1, 2021 1132
Kenya walks recovery tightrope before 2022 elections. Cover story Jul 1, 2021 1697
Has Kenyatta's BBI failure boosted Ruto's 2022 chances? Cover story Jul 1, 2021 963
Pandemic an opportunity to re-focus on agriculture, says minister: While Kenya is known for sectors like technology, agriculture still forms the backbone of its economy, and the government's aim is to achieve 7% annual growth in the sector, as Peter Munya tells Tom Collins. Interview Jul 1, 2021 1072
EABL adapts to Covid-hit marketplace. Cover story Jul 1, 2021 1106
Kenya's Cellulant eyes faster growth with new leader. Interview Jun 1, 2021 1262
Professional Group in Kenya. Diplomatic progress brings hope of economic dividends for Somaliland: Somaliland's stronger ties with the UAE and Kenya could help not only to boost trade and investment but also to advance the prospect of international recognition. Apr 1, 2021 1297
Tanzania faces up to new future after Magufuli's untimely death. Apr 1, 2021 1639
Turkish company bids to supply reliable energy to Africa. Cover story Mar 1, 2021 1009
Horn diplomacy breaks down as IGAD loses relevance. Mar 1, 2021 1236
Maasai fear geothermal plant development. Mar 1, 2021 1429
Ramaphosa's battle for the soul of South Africa. Feb 1, 2021 1380
Can renewables solve South Africa's energy problems? Feb 1, 2021 1195
South African companies make waves in technology. Feb 1, 2021 1088
Tanzanian business unfazed by Magufuli win: Opposition parties and international observers have cast doubt on Tanzania's 2020 election results, but Tom Collins encounters domestic support for the president's policies. Dec 1, 2020 1020
Removal from terrorism list no silver bullet for Sudan's economy. Dec 1, 2020 1295
Sudanese peace deal boosts hopes of oil cooperation with South Sudan. Nov 1, 2020 1195
Kenya faces timber shortage as demand for wood grows. Nov 1, 2020 1119
Five more years? Business prepares for Magufuli's second term. Oct 1, 2020 2678
Will Magufuli's Covid-19 gamble pay off? Oct 1, 2020 1424
East African Community battles Covid-19 trade disruption. Aug 1, 2020 1585
Ethiopia protests threaten to derail Abiy's reforms. Aug 1, 2020 1071
African airlines face mass bankruptcies without government assistance: Many of Africa's airlines were in poor financial shape before the Covid-19 crisis, but the ensuing loss of revenue is driving most of them to the brink. Jul 1, 2020 1150
Ethiopian Airlines moves from passengers to cargo as pandemic bites: Ethiopian Airlines has turned to cargo flights to generate income during the Covid-19 crisis, but its long-term plans will be under threat without a strong recovery in passenger traffic. Jul 1, 2020 1234
The new normal: Africa's airspace after Covid-19: How will Africa's already beleaguered airlines adapt to the new economic realities of the post-Covid-19 world? Jul 1, 2020 1287
Tanzania risks pariah status in Covid-19 response: Tanzania's disregard of global best practice in the fight against Covid-19 is impacting negatively on its international relations and causing alarm at home. Jun 1, 2020 1317
Nairobi's informal sector struggles under lockdown: Small businesses and workers in the informal sector are struggling under the lockdown in Nairobi, but many are ineligible for government funds meant to help the vulnerable. Jun 1, 2020 1209
Bollore resilient but reduced trade poses threat: So far, the Covid-19 crisis has not impacted heavily on major logistics operator Bollore, but the downturn in world trade makes for an uncertain future. Jun 1, 2020 1090
Kenyan tea offers green shoots amid coronavirus woe. Cover story May 1, 2020 1298
'Countries that underestimate Covid-19 will pay the price': Interview John Nkengasong, Director, Africa CDC. Interview May 1, 2020 1201
Technology boosts Kenyan pastoralists. May 1, 2020 1087
Tullow Oil woes threatens Uganda and Kenya oil hopes. Apr 1, 2020 1214
End of Rwanda-Uganda dispute hinges on rebel group issue. Apr 1, 2020 1283
Turkey seeks advantage from Libyan intervention. Mar 1, 2020 1272
UM6P and OCP Group support leading teen accelerator Impulse: Impulse, an accelerator developed by Morocco's Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) and sponsored by OCP Group, is providing a unique opportunity for African startups to accelerate their growth. Mar 1, 2020 1019
Kenyan agribusiness fears the worst from locust invasion: Although damage from Kenya's locust plague has so far been limited, many farmers are worried about its potential effects on the next harvest. Mar 1, 2020 1127
Sudan walks tightrope between competing power bases. Cover story Feb 1, 2020 1461
Sudan promises thriving private sector if revolution prevails: For 30 years Sudan's economic development was stifled by President Bashir and his cronies, but as the transition to democracy progresses, new opportunities are opening up. Cover story Feb 1, 2020 1581
Big spenders: Africa's luxury goods market. Market overview Dec 1, 2019 2037
Egypt's tech sector battles to deepen growth: Egypt is fast becoming a tech powerhouse but its startups are facing challenges in the areas of funding and the retention of talent. Industry overview Dec 1, 2019 1001
The rise of Kenya's mega banks. Cover story Nov 1, 2019 2064
Blame game masks Kenya Airways' struggles. Nov 1, 2019 827
Bob Collymore, the artist who changed Safaricom. Obituary Aug 1, 2019 444
Kenya's finance minister snared in dam probe. Aug 1, 2019 533
JICA supports Kenya's development. Aug 1, 2019 1088
Abiy's reforms embolden Ethiopian regionalists. Aug 1, 2019 1149
Time to crack down on private sector corruption. Jul 1, 2019 1420
AfDB Malabo meeting urges regional integration. Conference news Jul 1, 2019 2189
Sudanese gold: Hemedti's untold power: The power of Mohamed "Hemedti" Hamdan Dagolo, who has led the violent suppression of demonstrators in Sudan, is based not only on leadership of a militia but also his control of valuable gold resources. Jul 1, 2019 1181
Safaricom's Bob Collymore mulls his future: Hot on the heels of announcing a record dividend to shareholders, Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore spoke to Tom Collins about what lies behind the company's success. Interview Jun 1, 2019 1474
Kenya vs Tanzania: A tale of two railways: As Kenya and Tanzania compete to capture East Africa's inland trade, rail links from their main ports are playing an increasingly important role, as Tom Collins reports. Jun 1, 2019 1080
Africa's next energy frontier: There have been substantial discoveries of oil and gas in East Africa and the Indian Ocean in the last decade, but the full potential of the region has yet to be realised. Cover story May 1, 2019 3156
Tanzania could become top helium producer. May 1, 2019 1012
Rwanda-Uganda feud escalates. May 1, 2019 1535
The dawn of Ethiopian tech: Can Ethiopia create a path for itself as a tech hub? The country's technology sector is still small, but the government is investing in incubation hubs in order to unleash the power of its large pool of tech-savvy graduates. Apr 1, 2019 1477
Sudan protests: Can Bashir weather the storm?: In Sudan, economic protests have developed into a major challenge for the government, with widespread calls for President Omar al-Bashir to stand down. Apr 1, 2019 1380
Healthcare forum boosts contribution of private sector. Mar 1, 2019 922
Rwanda's export drive reaps success: Rwanda's goal of achieving middle-income status by 2020 is proving elusive, but efforts to increase economic competitiveness are paying off, as its minister of trade and industry explains to African Business. Interview Mar 1, 2019 1490
EBRD weighs up Africa development push. Mar 1, 2019 1122
'Potential for ecommerce is way bigger in Africa'. Interview Feb 1, 2019 1422
Solar to revamp Egypt's electricity mix. Feb 1, 2019 1095
Mining amid political change in the DRC. Feb 1, 2019 1054
Kenya mourns its dead. Feb 1, 2019 559
French companies explore East Africa: With its fast-expanding economies and business friendly governments, the East African region is becoming an Eldorado for French companies in search of expansion. Jan 1, 2019 1702
How Mikosz plans to make Kenya Airways a success: Sebastian Mikosz, CEO, Kenya Airways. Interview Jan 1, 2019 1490
Can Kenya's insurance industry turn the corner? Dec 1, 2018 1084
Making nutrition attractive to investors: In October, leading business leaders, policy makers and prominent nutrition campaigners joined over 200 delegates to launch the first Nutrition Africa Investor Forum (NAIF) in Nairobi, Kenya. Report Dec 1, 2018 1227
PPPs are the way forward for the nutrition sector. Interview Dec 1, 2018 1061
Bookmakers bet on Kenya: Driven by the ability of firms to capitalise on technological uptake and high betting rates among the country's youth, Kenya's gambling market is expanding rapidly. Nov 1, 2018 977
Kenya's budget woes. Nov 1, 2018 1065
Improving the efficiency of Africa's taxation systems. Interview Oct 1, 2018 1060
Chinese influence grows as US flounders in Africa. Oct 1, 2018 998
Closing Africa's MSME finance gap: Africa's micro, small and medium enterprises have traditionally found it hard to acquire bank credit, but the fintech revolution is now helping to make lending to MSMEs a viable business. Oct 1, 2018 1025
Demand for healthy food can only grow: Lawrence Haddad, Executive Director, GAIN. Interview Oct 1, 2018 1026
Ethiopia-Eritrea: After the low-hanging fruit: The appointment of Abiy Ahmed as Ethiopian prime minister has led to a dramatic improvement in relations with Eritrea, but will the countries be able to seize the opportunities this offers? Aug 1, 2018 1758
'Most African countries have debt levels that are manageable': Public debt in Africa has grown in recent years, provoking fears of a new crisis, but the director of the IMF's Africa Department seeks to put things into perspective. Interview Jul 1, 2018 1506
Agro-processing is the sector that will provide jobs: On the sidelines of the African Development Bank's meetings in Busan, South Korea, Dr Carlos Lopes spoke to African Business about the way forward for Africa's economies. Interview Jul 1, 2018 1246
What can Africa learn from South Korea? Conference news Jul 1, 2018 1228
Germany in Africa: Last but not least: Africa is currently responsible for only 2% of Germany's overall external trade, but things could be about to change. Jul 1, 2018 1188
Nigeria's rebound: Rising oil prices or structured growth? Nigeria has made some big advances in strengthening its economic infrastructure, but even as it emerges from recession it is still a long way from escaping its dependence on oil. Jun 1, 2018 2397
Buhari: too little too late? President Buhari has announced that he will run for office again in the 2019 general election, but his record to date may hinder his chances of success. Jun 1, 2018 1023
'We are out of the recession and headed somewhere': Okechukwu Enelamah, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment. Interview Jun 1, 2018 988
Beyond oil? Jun 1, 2018 1083
'Banks have a key role to play in the economy': Charles Kie, Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria. Interview Jun 1, 2018 1113

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