Africa: Top Fashion Brands Found Failing On Gender Equality in New Index

Africa: Top Fashion Brands Found Failing On Gender Equality in New Index

World’s first index ranking the largest 35 fashion retailers causes concern amongst campaigners as companies average a score of 29 out of 100 Adidas and Gap Inc are among the best performing fashion brands at tackling gender inequality, according to a new index which found that most retailers are failing to support women in their … Read more

Continental Free Trade agreement will unlock auto opportunities in Africa

Moneyweb Insider

The Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, which was launched on January 1, is regarded as a catalyst to help Africa unlock the opportunities on its own continent, particularly in the automotive sector. Wamkele Mene, secretary-general of the AfCFTA secretariat, says the launch of the agreement is probably the biggest single achievement by the … Read more

Expanding Africa’s Insurance Sector with Mikir Shah, CEO, Africa Specialty Risks

Africa Specialty Risks

Africa’s insurance market is poised for rapid expansion with the second fastest growth in the world after Latin America. It is growing nearly twice as fast as North America and over three times faster than Europe. With 7% year-on-year growth, the region even outpaces Asia. However, this recent growth has taken place against an extremely … Read more