INSURANCE: Pan-African players | Companies

Insurance companies have been slower than banks to develop continental ambitions. Executives from two South African big-hitters, Sanlam and Old Mutual, tell The Africa Report about their existing African footprints and plans for expansion   Two large South African insurers have their eyes on the continental market: giant Sanlam is making moves in francophone and […]

Universal Music Grows African Presence With Launch Of Nigeria Division

First signings include Tekno, Stonebwoy and Mr Eazi. Universal Music is further growing its operations in Western Africa with the launch of its first dedicated label in Nigeria. Based in Lagos, Universal Music Nigeria will be headed by veteran executive Ezegozie Eze Jr., who has previously held roles at South African-based Channel O Television, Nigerian independent label […]

‘Ghana is the future of Africa’: Why Google built an AI lab in Accra

I was not wrong, a lot of what Google does is to push the boundaries of human knowledge through research and discovery. It is that curiosity that has led them to create some of the most widely used technology platforms in the world today and also made them the custodian of most of the data […]

‘Ghana is the future of Africa’: Why Google built AI Lab in Accra

Business News of Sunday, 15 July 2018 Source: 2018-07-15 Estelle Akofio-Sowah, Country Manager of Google Ghana admiring an award “Google is just a giant scientific research company that happens to make money,” this was my first impression when I visited their offices in Mountain View for the first time. I was not wrong, a […]

GSA reviewing sulphur content in Marine Gas Oil – NPA

Business News of Saturday, 14 July 2018 Source: 2018-07-14 Alhassan S. Tampuli, Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority Mr Alhassan S. Tampuli, the Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority, Friday said Ghana is in the process of reviewing the sulphur contents in Marine Gas Oil (MGO) to safeguard its environment. […]

Nigeria’s Enterfive plots expansion after Cannes success

Nigerian startup Enterfive plans to expand its sentiment analysis tool Versus into other markets after being chosen to represent Africa on the Innovation Stage at the recent Cannes Lions Festival. Founded by Kemdi Ebi and Ikezi Kamanu last year, Enterfive is a solutions agency that exists to help companies scale their operations either by building […]

Ghana June inflation rises to 10%

Ghana June inflation rises to 10% – CNBC Africa Recommended for you TV Schedule Recently Published This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Read More

Ghana To Create Bunker Zones To Regulate Liquid Cargo Business

Mr Boakye Kyeremanteng Agyarko, Minister of Energy says Ghana is preparing to create a designated Ship-to-Ship and Bunker zones outside Tema and Takoradi Ports to regulate and safeguard the country’s liquid cargo business. According to the Minister, the Bunker Zones which would include; both anchor and drifting zones, would ensure a drastic reduction in the […]

“I am a slow reader”, confesses Nigerian President |

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday the country will ‘sign up soon’ to a $3 trillion African free-trade agreement. Nigeria is one of Africa’s two largest economies, the other being South Africa. Buhari’s government had refused to join a continental free-trade zone established in March, on the grounds that it wishes to defend its […]