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04 Mar 2020
How to unlock the full potential of the South African agriculture industry

BY: John Hudson national head: Agriculture Nedbank Business Banking It was fitting that Minister Tito Mboweni announced that there would…

How to unlock the full potential of the South African agriculture industry

BY: John Hudson national head: Agriculture Nedbank Business Banking It was fitting that Minister Tito Mboweni announced that there would be a push towards creating jobs in agriculture, along with a R495.1 million pledge for the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development to improve compliance with biosecurity and…

22 Nov 2019
EIU report reveals the policies and projects scaling up African businesses

Delivering economic growth in Africa requires home-grown businesses to scale up. A new report written by The Economist Intelligence Unit…

EIU report reveals the policies and projects scaling up African businesses

Delivering economic growth in Africa requires home-grown businesses to scale up. A new report written by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Promise and perils: Scaling up businesses in sub-Saharan Africa, examines the factors enabling businesses in the region to scale up. It reviews the policy environment, state of technology and…

18 Oct 2019
Symrise expands Nigeria site and opens application labs

Symrise will open new facilities in Lagos, the largest city in the West African country on 4 September 2019.

Symrise expands Nigeria site and opens application labs

Symrise will open new facilities in Lagos, the largest city in the West African country on 4 September 2019.

11 Apr 2019
New pavilions announced at the Nigerian Food Event 2019

The recently launched Nigerian Food Event 2019 has been gaining traction amongst manufacturers, suppliers and major buyers from across the…

New pavilions announced at the Nigerian Food Event 2019

The recently launched Nigerian Food Event 2019 has been gaining traction amongst manufacturers, suppliers and major buyers from across the food, beverage and hospitality sectors both in Nigeria and internationally. Consequently, organisers have introduced dedicated Pavilions to group together relevant products and regions.

11 Apr 2019
Get ready for the Kenyan Food Event

Montgomery East Africa re-launches its premier food and hospitality exhibition into Kenya. The two business-to-business co-located exhibitions, The Kenyan Food…

Get ready for the Kenyan Food Event

Montgomery East Africa re-launches its premier food and hospitality exhibition into Kenya. The two business-to-business co-located exhibitions, The Kenyan Food Event and The Kenyan Hospitality Event will be held in Nairobi, Kenya in 2020.

22 Oct 2018
Accenture to help AB InBev improve sales and distribution operations in Africa with new distributor management system

Accenture is helping AB InBev the world’s largest brewer, better manage its sales and distribution operations in Africa with the…

Accenture to help AB InBev improve sales and distribution operations in Africa with new distributor management system

Accenture is helping AB InBev the world’s largest brewer, better manage its sales and distribution operations in Africa with the Accenture NewsPage Distributor Management System (DMS). Lee Dawson vice president of AB InBev

10 Sep 2018
Strategic partnerships and investments key to Africa’s economic transformation

The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has taken the case for expanded partnerships and investments in Africa…

Strategic partnerships and investments key to Africa’s economic transformation

The president of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, has taken the case for expanded partnerships and investments in Africa to the Netherlands. On a three-day visit this week, he met with government officials and private and public sector business leaders and affirmed the accord between the Bank and the…

08 Aug 2018
First-ever Nutrition Africa Investor Forum to tackle malnutrition

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) – an international organisation founded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and…

First-ever Nutrition Africa Investor Forum to tackle malnutrition

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) – an international organisation founded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and driven by the mission of a world without malnutrition- is hosting the first-ever Nutrition Africa Investor Forum (NAIF) in Nairobi, Kenya, on 16-17 October, to invite and engage private sector…

18 Jun 2018
Africa’s Big 7 offers so much more

Africa’s largest premier food and beverage event is forecast to welcome thousands of visitors to Johannesburg at the end of…

Africa’s Big 7 offers so much more

Africa’s largest premier food and beverage event is forecast to welcome thousands of visitors to Johannesburg at the end of June as part of Africa Hospitality Week 2018.

13 Jun 2018
New app for African farmers will improve yields

uLima is a mobile platform that provides farmers across Africa with a toolset, database and access to the latest market…

New app for African farmers will improve yields

uLima is a mobile platform that provides farmers across Africa with a toolset, database and access to the latest market information.

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