Airport car rental startup Travelcar raises $15.8m to expand to the US

Founded by Ahmed Mhiri, a Tunisian based in France, TravelCar just finalized a fundraising of €15 French auto maker PSA Group and French insurance group MAIF, to launch in the US market on... Read more »

15 African countries, including Ghana & Rwanda, have lower Total Tax Rates than 7 of the G8 nations

PWC’s Paying Taxes Report (2015) evaluates tax regimes in 189 countries around the world. The report reveals that Africa’s Total Tax Rate (TTR, overall tax burden imposed on business) has been continuously... Read more »

Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest proportion of women entrepreneurs in the world

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor  Global Report (GEMGR) assesses the state of entrepreneurship in the world. The 2013 GEMGR report shows that there are proportionally more women entrepreneurs in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) than... Read more »

Wiko mobile lands in Kenya

Wiko mobile officially made its entrance into the Kenyan market brining a portfolio of 10 phone with world-class technology, cutting edge design and exceptional product quality. The company’s flagshipmodel is the Highway... Read more »

Wrecking Ball and Work B***h banned in France

Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears’ raunchy music videos have been banned from daytime television in France. The country’s broadcasting watchdog Conseil Superieur de l’Audiovisuel (CSA) has ruled that channels can only show... Read more »