TOURISM

How CapeTown tourism survived the drought

Cape Town has just been through one of the worst droughts in the region's history and yet, through the collective efforts of its citizens, the city is back in business - thanks largely to the city's municipal leadership and its ability to mobilise its people towards sustained conservative usage...

17 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP

DISCOP launches an innovative 'shopping service' for content buyers in Africa and Middle East...

19 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

New Pan-African Data Centre Association launched in Morocco

Africa's data needs to be kept in Africa, says the new Africa Data Centre Association...

21 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

iflix partners with Vewd to offer entertainment across MENA

Vewd and iflix, the entertainment service for emerging markets, have collaborated to make iflix accessible on millions of Vewd enabled devices...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

The private sector, agriculture and climate change. Connecting the dots

Agriculture plays a key role in food security in Africa. It is also crucial to the economic sector, accounting for between 40%-65% of jobs...

By Richard J.T. Klein 1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

Changing the face of Africa's mining regulation

In sub-Saharan Africa mining is no longer about the extraction of minerals, it has become the mainstay of mineral producing economies...

By Patience Panashe 1 day ago

FINANCE

Mobile money transfers have taken off in Somalia. But there are risks

A recent World Bank report showed that Somalia has one of the most active mobile money markets in the world, outpacing most other countries in Africa...

By Victor Odundo Owuor 1 day ago

HEALTHCARE

Award to fund paediatric heart disease research in Africa

There is a great need to focus on children with heart disease in Africa, an undeserved area of need...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

6 African startups among TIME's Genius Companies for 2018

Six African tech startups have been named alongside the likes of Apple, Netflix and SpaceX in TIME's 50 Genius Companies for 2018 list...

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators

Growing women's economic empowerment in Africa and creating the number one globally recognised platform for female entrepreneurship in Africa, is what AWIEF is about...

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Research data needs to be used with purpose

African statisticians urged to take ownership of their data and use it for continent's prosperity and beware of fake news and populist politicians...

12 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

#MarketingFridays: Tapping into the African consumer

In this video, Nyiko Chauke of Marketing Fridays interviews Khumo Theko of I See Africa about her role as a trends specialist and some insights into the African consumer...

12 Oct 2018

TOURISM

Use of innovative technology in designing diverse tourism products

Investment in new technology provides the tourism sector with opportunities for novelty, aimed at providing a platform for designing new and tangible tourism products...

By Josephine Wawira 12 Oct 2018

AGRICULTURE

Agriculture to bridge Tanzania - Sweden trade imbalance

Tanzania could penetrate the new markets with ease thanks to its potential and the demand for its agricultural produce...

11 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

How can Africa's digital revolution be transformational?

With more than 250 million smartphones currently in Africa, the African media landscape is rapidly shifting from traditional radio, TV and print, to new media which is primarily digital...

By Edwin Macharia and Zarina Nteta 11 Oct 2018

RETAIL

IBM Food Trust launches worldwide with Carrefour on board

European retail giant Carrefour has joined other participants involved in building the IBM Food Trust blockchain network...

11 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Dangote urges deepening of African economy through free trade

The key to Africa's economic growth and strength is in the development of the regional market...

10 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ghana to host 5th AFRIMA

The 5th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will be hosted by Ghana in 2018 from 21-24 November 2018...

10 Oct 2018

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