Austria Card has produced and shipped the globally first ID-card with a payment functionality to the Nigerian government, thus pushing the entire industry one step further to convergent card products.
3 Nov 2014 11:10
WesBank, the provider of secured finance to the retail and corporate markets, and the National Automotive Council (NAC) of Nigeria have signed a memorandum of understanding whereby WesBank will offer its services to clients. The agreement aims to stimulate the sale of locally assembled vehicles in Nigeria.
21 Oct 2014 06:20
MobileMoneyAfrica will host the RemitAfrica conference in Nigeria, Africa's largest remittance nation, from 4-5 November 2015...
26 Aug 2015 12:28
Convergence Partners announced the successful close of its Convergence Partners Communication Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF), with capital of over $200 million, making it one of the largest funds dedicated solely to ICT infrastructure in Africa...
29 Jul 2015 14:00
GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners...
24 Jul 2015 14:42
The Nigerian economy grew at an average of 6.8% a year over the past decade, placing it among the fastest growing countries globally. But only about 25% of Nigerians have benefited from this growth...
By Stephen Onyeiwu 1 Jun 2015 08:47
Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has expanded 5.94% in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the same quarter of 2013...
26 May 2015 08:14
ABUJA: A cash shortage caused by low oil prices has forced Nigeria to borrow heavily through the early part of 2015, with the government struggling to pay public workers, officials said on Wednesday, 6 May...
8 May 2015 06:22
Africa's demographic growth prospects and the consequent opportunities in real estate are increasingly attracting international investors...
1 Apr 2015 10:30
Do you have an antivirus product on your mobile phone? If not, best you invest in one in order to protect against mobile fraud, as mobile payments and card-not-present retail go on the rise...
By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2015 14:00
The pilot programme of the MasterCard-branded National eID card was launched on 28 August in the Nigerian capital, Abuja.
1 Sep 2014 10:36
Sun International says it will sell a portion of its interests in its African assets to a foreign subsidiary of Thailand-listed Minor International Public Co (Mint) for R664m.
19 Aug 2014 10:22
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
13 Aug 2014 08:27
South Africa's largest minibus financier, SA Taxi, is looking for opportunities to expand its minibus lending business into other African countries and could direct R100m to its domestic finance project.
12 Jun 2014 10:21
Small- and medium-sized engineering companies must create niche markets for themselves to supply Transnet with parts for the locomotives that the freight logistics company envisages building within the next two to three decades.
By Amanda Visser 9 Jun 2014 11:03
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
By Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014 11:02
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
By Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014 09:30