Carlo Lekea is the developer of the first Congolese phone app, and he plans to launch many more despite the practical and obstructionist hurdles.
- Monday, 07 April 2014 08:20
Ugandan-born entrepreneur Ashish Thakkar, whose Mara Group has teamed up with ex-Barclays boss Bob Diamond to buy banks in Africa, is also seeking international partners for mobile technology and financial services ventures.
- Thursday, 27 March 2014 16:17
- Nicholas Norbrook
With the swagger of a new generation, Shoreline swept up former Shell assets in 2012 to join the vanguard of nigeria's indigenous upstream revolution. Kola Karim, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Shoreline Energy International spoke to The Africa Report.
- Thursday, 13 March 2014 11:50
Africa's first female billionaire, Folorunsho Alakija, started out as a secretary. She now owns a share of a major Nigerian oil field and is said to be contemplating a move into politics.
- Thursday, 05 December 2013 10:23
The chief executive of South Africa's Eskom is to step down in March, departing the state-owned utility at a time when it is struggling to avoid blackouts that would hit industries and homeowners.