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Sub-Saharan middle class: R1.3tn per month and growing

The African Lions project has uncovered a mass of invaluable information about a market that makes up more than 100 million people in sub-Saharan Africa - the urban middle class...

Issued by Ipsos 22 May 2017

Shifting prospects illuminated in Nielsen's fourth Africa Prospects Indicator

Nielsen's latest APi report reveals seven of the eight markets have changed rankings with Kenya now in first place and Cote d'Ivoire second while Tanzania remains steadfast in third position...

Issued by Nielsen 18 May 2017

Kenyans still confident, but not as high as before

Kenya's consumer confidence has dropped 11 points however this is still a positive result as it is above the 100-point level and is despite the drought situation in the country, which has resulted in rising food prices...

Issued by Nielsen 19 Apr 2017

Centres of excellence transform Africa

A world class ecosystem of pan-African transformation through mathematical sciences is launched in Rwanda...

7 Apr 2017

Research calls for new approach to youth strategies in Africa

Innovative research released by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa…

23 Feb 2017

Consumer insights agency raises seed capital

Bamba, a boutique African data collection agency, raises $1.1 million USD in first seed round…

16 Feb 2017

Mixed optimism in latest SSA consumer confidence results

The latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) results for Q2, 2016 show that of the four sub-Saharan African countries measured by Nielsen, Nigeria's consumer confidence score (122) continued to rank highest...

Issued by Nielsen 6 Sep 2016

ECA launches monthly Africa economic and social data

The Economic Commission for Africa has launched its newest product, the Africa 'Statistical Flash', with macro-economic and social data on Africa...

6 Sep 2016

Research funding for African scientists for climate change solutions

Canada commits $22.6 Million to support training of African Mathematical Scientists on climate change solutions...

5 Sep 2016

Trans-continental university research strengthened

African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) appoints first Secretary General, Professor Ernest Aryeetey...

1 Aug 2016

Investment in African researchers

Winners of the HE Ameenah Gurib-Fakim PhD Scholarship Programme announced...

27 Jul 2016

Variable consumer confidence scores across sub-Saharan Africa

The latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index results for the first quarter of 2016 show that of the three sub-Saharan African countries measured by Nielsen, Nigeria's consumer confidence score (120) continued to rank highest...

Issued by Nielsen 15 Jul 2016

GeoPoll appoints head of Africa sales team

GeoPoll will add over 20 business development representatives in coming months...

7 Jul 2016

Infrastructure development opportunities in Kenya

Africa House to fast-track business for SA enterprises in Lamu, LAPSSET Corridor...

29 Jun 2016

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