Around 32% of medium-sized enterprises in sub-Saharan Africa receive a bank loan compared to over 50% elsewhere.
The Lagos suburb of Yaba is becoming a hub for technology startup companies because of its ready talent pool and reliable amenities.
Liquid Telecom is eyeing the pan-African content market as it cables the continent.
The lack of a functioning street address system in Addis Ababa hasn’t hampered growth in restaurant home delivery services.
A pan-North African solar power sector in its current form seems likely to be met by fractious and nationalistic governments.
The president of the African Development Bank speaks to AB in New York about his plans to encourage Africa’s economic renaissance.
Free internet services on offer from big corporations are attractive, but do they threaten the basic principle of the internet – net neutrality?
Everything about Masiyiwa’s life has the makings of a man who “has arrived”. But it has been far from smooth sailing since he first got into the business game in Zimbabwe.
Africa’s access to international bandwidth has never been higher – and investors are looking to take it beyond the coastal regions.
Combining mobile phone and solar power tech could solve the problem of affordable domestic electricity.