Pandor steps up for MTN over Ghana tax assessment

Competitors from other parts of the world do not appear to be subjected to the challenges that SA companies face in Africa, minister says 29 January 2023 – 18:07 International relations & co-operation minister Naledi Pandor has come out in support of MTN, which is facing an investigation by authorities in Ghana for allegedly avoiding

Ghana’s balance of payments deficit worsens to $3.64 billion

ACCRA, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Ghana’s balance of payments further deteriorated to a deficit of $3.64 billion in December from a $3.4 billion deficit the previous quarter, central bank data showed on Saturday. The West African nation is facing an economic crisis that saw consumer inflation rise to 54.1% last month. The cedi currency has

African Markets – Factors to watch on Jan 27

NAIROBI, Jan 27 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. – – – – – GLOBAL MARKETS Asian stocks rose on Friday and were poised for their fifth straight week of gains after data highlighted a resilient U.S. economy,

Boity chats about career on ‘E! VIP’

South African media personality Boity Thulo is set to make an appearance on E! VIP which airs on Sunday 29 January on E! Africa DStv channel 124. ALSO READ: ‘It’s giving’: Trailer for Themba Broly’s reality show is here! Series E! VIP  promises exclusive insight into the lives and careers of 12 of Africa’s most

African tech ecosystem raised $6.5 billion in 2022, report

Partech Africa, the VC fund dedicated to technology startups in Africa, has issued its annual report on Africa Tech Venture Capital. The report, which aims to provide a practical picture of the state of the ecosystem, revealed that despite the global VC downturn, the African tech ecosystem grew faster than all other markets globally.  Total

Africa Business Dialogues: Vice President (VP) Bawumia Proposes Focus on Three Broad Areas for African Continental Free Trade Area (AFCFTA) Success

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has proposed three broad areas of focus, which he believes will help the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) to bring about the transformation Africa needs. Addressing a high-level conference in Accra of African Ministers of State, diplomats, policy makers and business executives, who are discussing ways of fast-tracking

Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa…20 young African creatives to know

20. Ugochukwu Emebiriodo Ugochukwu Emebiriodo is a Nigerian photographer working in Africa today, creating beautiful and wonderfully affecting photographs in cities around the continent. He was born in Lagos, Nigeria, where he grew up and currently lives. Lagos Studio. Shot by: Emebiriodo Ugochukwu © 2021 His photographs show people and the spaces they occupy—beachfronts, streets,