Tag: africa

Building The Entrepreneurial Base In Africa

Building The Entrepreneurial Base In Africa

Building The Entrepreneurial Base In Africa by [email protected] J. Eric Wright discusses the challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurs in Africa. J. Eric Wright was headed for Wall Street until he decided to take a year off in Africa. That short […]

Post-Brexit Africa

Post-Brexit Africa

Post-Brexit Africa By Dan Steinbock Whatever its final impact, in the short-term the UK’s EU referendum will increase global economic uncertainty, market volatility and economic risk. In Africa, most scenarios will prove costly, particularly among those economies highly exposed to […]

Global Tax Fraud: Combating Bribery And Corruption – EY

Global Tax Fraud: Combating Bribery And Corruption – EY

Global Tax Fraud: Combating Bribery And Corruption by EY Overview Global commitments to combating corruption and enhanced cooperation by international law enforcement agencies have increased the pressure on companies to mitigate fraud, bribery and corruption risks. There is also a […]

Twitter Posts Blamed For Run On Chase Kenya

Twitter Posts Blamed For Run On Chase Kenya

“Malicious” posts on Twitter are being blamed for Chase Kenya being placed under creditor protection following a run on deposits. According to Central Bank of Kenya Governor Patrick Njoroge, “malicious comments” on social networks including Twitter and WhatsApp Inc. were at […]

Meet Africa’s First Tech ‘Unicorn’ – Are More To Come?

Meet Africa’s First Tech ‘Unicorn’ – Are More To Come?

Meet Africa’s First Tech ‘Unicorn’ – Are More To Come? by [email protected] While tech “unicorns” coming out of Silicon Valley are starting to sound like a dime a dozen, the first tech unicorn to come out of Africa, Africa Internet […]

Storks Skip Migration To Eat Landfill Waste

The human impact on the natural world has now also been spotted in the changing behavior of white storks. Researchers say that the normally migratory birds have given up on moving from Europe to Africa during winter. Instead they are content […]