Nigeria's data protection regulation will affect how businesses manage data on their customers. 

August 8, 2018

In June and July 2018, Tanzania and Angola introduced tax amnesty programs. In Tanzania, an order issued on June 30 required taxpayers to voluntarily declare their outstanding tax bill, and pay same within the 2018-19 fiscal year in return for forgiveness of interest a...

May 8, 2018

On June 7, 2017, an important event happened in tax treaty history. Ministers and high-level officials from 76 countries agreed or formally signified an intention to sign a multilateral instrument, which modifies some existing bilateral tax treaties in the world today....

May 1, 2018

The Africa Fintech Summit held in Washington DC on April 19,2018. The summit successfully brought together business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors across Africa and the US. During the panel discussions, thought leaders engaged in insightful conversations on disru...

April 27, 2018

Just as other countries are investing in Africa,

American businesses need to think of doing so too.

As a US investor, some questions may plague your mind when thinking of jurisdictions to allocate capital. Should Africa be on the list? This question is often answered by...

March 22, 2018

Excise duty stamp introduced in Ghana

The stamp will curb illicit trading of excisable goods. According to the government, the illicit trade has threatened the brand of legitimate businesses and caused revenue loss. Illicit trading could be in form of smuggling and coun...

March 19, 2018

A cleaner, united, and sustainable Africa is attainable when we band together and translate our communal sense of living into solving our electrification problems.

There is an increased case for energy decentralization globally. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the electricity de...

November 9, 2017

At the Wharton African Business Forum which held on November 3, 2017, seven start-ups competed for a $10,000 grant. OZÉ emerged winner. OZÉ[1] targets the informal sector in Africa’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. OZÉ is an app which enables small scale businesses collate...

October 10, 2017

In three years, Andela has been revolutionizing the tech ecosystem. Founded in 2014 the company is focused on investing in tech talent in Africa. In return for a good job and salary, Andela trains software developers on coding. This innovative model in the African tech...

September 18, 2017

 ‘Young entrepreneurs and those they inspire are the lifeblood of Africa’s rise.’[1]

‘Africapitalism’ is a term coined by a Nigerian philanthropist, investor and former banker, Tony Elumelu who believes that private investment can be transformed into social wealth. [2]


August 27, 2017

In August 2015, Sapphire scents commenced operations in Nigeria selling rare fragrances such as oud, frankincense and myrrh. These fragrances were sourced from the Middle East by its founder, Adewale Aladejana. Subsequently, Sapphire Scents ventured into Bespoke fragra...

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