Category: Investing

What If Africa Uses The Sports Industry To Address Unemployment?

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What If Africa Uses The Sports Industry To Address Unemployment?

There is no doubt how sport is taking over Africa and fast becoming a lucrative business for both individuals and big corporates. For some Africans it has become a source of livelihood from which they are managing to put food on the table whilst providing the continent with some entertainment. It is on this basis […]

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Solar Energy: A potential game changer in the campaign to light up Africa and achieve universal access to electricity.

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Solar Energy: A potential game changer in the campaign to light up Africa and achieve universal access to electricity.

The electrification campaign to light up Africa and achieve universal access will still remain a pipeline dream unless Africa utilizes all sources of energy it has at its disposal. Harnessing solar energy is a potential game changer if it is invested into as it is capable of helping to feed the high demand of energy […]

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Agritech Expo Zambia 2016: Strongpak Ltd Manufacturing Locally & Exhibits With Confidence

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Agritech Expo Zambia 2016: Strongpak Ltd Manufacturing Locally & Exhibits With Confidence

    The amazing team at Agritech Expo, caught up with one of this year’s exhibitors. Strongpak produces woven bags that are the lifeblood of regional grain, fertilizer & feed packaging. In this exclusive Agritech Expo interview, Manish Bhat (Packaging Technical Advisor) at Strongpak Ltd, shares insights on the company, Zambian agriculture & their participation in Agritech […]

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Tyrexpo Africa 2016 sharpens its focus to provide new business & knowledge sharing opportunities for South Africa’s growing automotive industry

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Tyrexpo Africa 2016 sharpens its focus to provide new business & knowledge sharing opportunities for South Africa’s growing automotive industry

  8 March 2016, South Africa – The 6th edition of Tyrexpo Africa 2016 opened today, announcing the introduction of three new focused business segments and two new knowledge exchange platforms. The three new business segments – Automotive Repair & Maintenance, Services & Smart Solutions and Tyre Sustainability, together with Tyres offer buyers a more holistic platform for sourcing, […]

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Boom! Tweets From Today’s Historic Signing Of Grand Free Trade Area

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Today is one of the most significant days in East, Southern and indeed African history. The Grand Free Trade Area that has taken many years and deliberations to negotiate, has finally been signed into force. It kicks a free trade area larger than the EU in Europe or the NAAFTA in North America, this is […]

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Alleviating youth unemployment by addressing the African informal sector

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Alleviating youth unemployment by addressing the African informal sector

KPMG Global Chairman joined Head of Oxfam Winnie Byanyima, Vice President of Ghana, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, and entrepreneur Mandla Sibeko in a panel discussion which asked how Africa could alleviate youth unemployment by addressing the informal sector. The session chaired by the BBC’s Lerato Mbele focused on unleashing entrepreneurial dynamism, boosting access to capital, emphasising social […]

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2 The Future: Esaja.com Celebrates Africa Day & 2nd Anniversary!

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2 The Future: Esaja.com Celebrates Africa Day & 2nd Anniversary!

Today is Africa Day. This day’s significance rests on the fact that it’s the day on which the Organisation for African Unity was formed to bring the dreams of Africa into fruition, especially and most importantly the quest for African integration. The process has been slow and fraught with challenges but it’s happening. This day also […]

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Pep Stores Bets Big On Nigeria: Opening 10 Stores A Year Up to 2018

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Pep Stores Bets Big On Nigeria: Opening 10 Stores A Year Up to 2018

PEPKOR, the South African clothing retailer bought by Steinhoff In­ternational for $5.7 billion in 2014, intends to double its presence in Nigeria with 10 store openings a year through to 2018. According to Business Report, the company opened its first outlet in Africa’s most pop­ulous nation in 2012 and should have 31 stores by July 2015 as indicated by Deon […]

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Mozambique Gas Reserves To Unlock Mega Investments & +7% Growth

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Mozambique Gas Reserves To Unlock Mega Investments & +7% Growth

Hot on the heels of the largest coal discoveries in recent years, Mozambique was further bolstered by massive gas discoveries. The nation’s reserves can make it the 3rd largest exporter of the fuel globally, a feat that comes with mouth watering financial implications. According to Bloomberg Africa, up to $100 billion worth of investments is […]

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$150 million International Airport To Transform Victoria Falls & Southern African Tourism

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$150 million International Airport To Transform Victoria Falls & Southern African Tourism

The Victoria Falls sits between Zambia & Zimbabwe as one of the 7 wonders of the natural world. Despite its amazing beauty and the booming tourism industry that generates millions of dollars and employs thousands in both, countries – an international airport has been missing. This means that tour operators have relied on traffic rooted […]

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