The Factors involved in Setting Family Salaries in a Family Firm

The pay structure within a family-run business can be very different to that of other private or investor-owned companies.

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Doing Business in Africa: The Africa Intra-trade Seminar

The Africa Intra-trade Seminar was held on the 10th of July 2014; brought to you by the Southern Africa-Zambia Chamber of Commerce, and proudly hosted by KPMG.

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African Tobacco Farmers Want Their Voices Heard

The International Tobacco Growers’ Association has banded with tobacco farmers in Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya and South Africa against governmental interventions to their growing and trading practices.

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Kenyan Market Welcomes Emerging Markets Payments

Cairo-based e-payments firm, the Emerging Markets Payments Company, has just launched its Kenyan office in Nairobi, the seventh EMP office in the MEA region, following Cairo, Lagos, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Amman and Dubai.

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Growing road networks and Africa’s changing auto market

Rapid urbanisation, better road networks and an expanding middle class are three critical drivers of Africa’s growing and changing auto industry.

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The 10 Commonly Mined Minerals and Their Uses

Some common minerals have interesting uses that may not be widely known. With this article we bring you our insight into the various ways some of Africa’s most commonly mined minerals are used in everyday life.

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Tanzania a pioneer in mobile money

Three of Tanzania’s telecom giants – Tigo, Zantel and Airtel – have joined forces to provide customers with a pioneering mobile money service.

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Using Nigeria’s oil to diversify the national economy

More attention than the usual is being given to the Nigerian economy in the wake of April’s GDP rebasing which saw the nation pip South Africa to claim top spot in Africa.

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Africa Brief: Mwana Africa mulls restarting diamond mine, Farming output key to African progress and more…

Mwana Africa was studying the viability of restarting under­ground operations at the Klip-springer diamond mine in South Africa as it broadened its resource portfolio and expanded its gold and nickel operations in Zimbabwe, the company said yesterday.

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Mobile Internet Use on the Rise in Africa

The newly released Ericsson Mobility Report has predicted that mobile internet use is set to increase 20 fold in the next five years – which is also predicted to be double the estimated growth rate of the rest of the world.

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African demographics are a boon for retail industry

Africa’s favourable demographics together with its promising outlook in terms of economic growth mean the purchasing power of the continent’s large consumer market is expected to increase significantly over the medium- to long-term.

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Mozambique Country Focus Seminar

The Mozambique Country Focus Seminar was held on the 4th July 2014 at KPMG Johannesburg, Crescent Auditorium, South Africa.

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