Armand Brevig

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Do African countries need instant noodles to build their middle class?

You could say the global economy was built on instant noodles.<p>From East Asian cram schools to dorm rooms across America, the global ubiquity of this meal in a packet speaks to its role as a staple in the diet of young people worldwide. Even in Africa, instant noodles have crept into youth culture. …

Meet the Investor: Tomi Davies

<b>He’s invested around US$1.2 million into startups including</b> <b>Sproxil</b><b>,</b> <b>Pass.ng</b><b>,</b> <b>SimplePay</b><b>,</b> <b>PushCV</b> <b>and</b> <b>Pledge 51</b><b>, generally putting between US$25,000 and</b> …

Zim tech entrepreneur Takunda Chingonzo on Forbes List

Posted<p>Takunda Chingonzo is a name that hardly deserves an introduction when it comes to Zimbabwean tech entrepreneurship. Most people remember the …

Africa officials say trade deal ready for signing

The Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA) spanning 26 countries is to be launched at a summit of heads of state and government on Wednesday in the Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh.<p>The pact aims to set up a common framework for tariff preferences that would ease the movement of goods across the …

Towards another resource curse? Remittances and support for democracy in Africa

Much has been written about the impact of remittance inflows on economic and social outcomes, including economic development, inequality and poverty. …

Best and worst mobile networks in South Africa

South African mobile operators – except for Cell C – have slipped in their service levels towards subscribers, according to the latest South African …

Impressive: Akon Launches Solar Project To Supply Electricity to 600,000,000 People in Africa

In an era where electricity has become of the problems facing many nations in Africa, a compassionate heart has stretched out a hand to …

The leapfrog continent

BRIGHTLY POLISHED mirrors flash light across the dusty khaki scrubland of South Africa’s inhospitable Northern Cape province as they rotate slowly to …

World Bank

How African markets are primed for explosive growth in mobile tech

Today, everyone wants to know what the future of mobile will look like. One interesting way to think about it is to see where there can be disruptive …

Ghana: Airtel MD engages with customers in Kasoa | | IT News Africa – Africa's Technology News Leader

June 5, 2015 • People, Top Stories<p>Lucy Quist, Managing Director of Airtel Ghana. (Image Source: africaneyenews.com)<p>Lucy Quist, Managing Director of …

Ethiopian Airlines to launch flights to Los Angeles

By Linus Wamanya<p>The clock is ticking who will be the first to grab first trip to Los Angeles? Ethiopian Airlines will begin 3x weekly Boeing 787-8 …

Walmart says it’s difficult to enter Nairobi market

Shoppers leave the newly- built Garden City Mall on Thika Road on Sunday last week. Walmart franchise Game rang up 8,990 till sales compared to …

Africa's Richest Man Commissions $500 Million Cement Plant In Ethiopia

Dangote Cement, the cement producer controlled by Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has commissioned a $500 million cement plant in Ethiopia.<p>The cement plant which has an installed capacity of 2.5 million metric tonnes per annum (mmtpa) was inaugurated on Thursday at a ceremony in Addis Ababa …

Photos From Dangote Cement Commissioning in Ethiopia

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote yesterday June 4th took a lot of Nigerian businessman and captains of industries to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the …

Five African countries that offer the greatest investment opportunities in real estate

Real estate remains a booming opportunity for Africa-focused investors for good reasons. The growth of Africa’s cities creates a demand for increased …

In just 5 years, submarine cables have brought a 20-fold increase in bandwidth in Africa

Six years ago, the Sea Cable System (Seacom), the first undersea broadband cable along Africa’s eastern and Southern coastlines, was launched. At the time of its birth, its American-born founder Brian Herlihy raised eyebrows with his talk of building the first “pan-African undersea cable.”<p>It was …

Ethiopia’s Hot, Nigeria’s Not, for Investors Eyeing Africa

Africa has a hot new investment destination and it’s not Nigeria.<p>The buzz at the World Economic Forum on Africa, an annual summit of the continent’s …