Smaller and more agile local brands are taking the fight to multinationals seeking to benefit from increasing consumer spending in sub-Saharan Africa. Both sorts of firms are looking to expand in the region and are deploying new strategies to attract customers.
- Monday, 13 May 2013 12:05
Egypt's Iskraemeco hopes Elsewedy's contacts will help it face the charge as utilities prepare to roll out new meter technologies.
- Monday, 13 May 2013 11:02
The president of France hopes to win back the top spot in trade with Rabat (Morocco) and Algiers (Algeria).
- Friday, 10 May 2013 14:53
- Elissa Jobson in Addis Ababa
Women and children are frontline victims during conflicts, argues Michelle Bachelet, Executive director of UN Women, and former President of Chile.
- Tuesday, 07 May 2013 16:19
From peacekeeping, conflict prevention and resolution to engaging and driving rebel elements out of town, as has been witnessed in Somalia, regional leaders are showing a robust determination to bring insecurity across the continent under control.