HEALTHCARE

New drug regimen to treat lymphatic filariasis

A new triple drug therapy with the potential to reduce the time to treat and break transmission of lymphatic filariasis (LF) from at least five years down to two years is being piloted in Kenya...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

GRB Studios seals multiyear licensing and distribution deal with Africa's Black TV

GRB Studios has inked a multiyear licensing and distribution deal with Black TV and will be collaborating with the African channel, led by actor and producer Thomas Gumede...

2 days ago

RETAIL

Book on Steinhoff's demise shows danger of 'big men' business leaders

The collapse of Steinhoff International, the multi-billion dollar global business group, has been rightly described as the biggest corporate scandal in South African history...

By Mills Soko 2 days ago

ICT

Ventureburn 2018 Startup Survey results are out!

The Ventureburn 2018 Startup Survey results are out and it uncovers the nuts and bolts of the SA tech startup sector...

3 days ago

ENERGY & MINING

Angola joins gas exporting body

Angola has joined the GECF, the organisation at the forefront of promoting the use of natural gas as an affordable and sustainable fuel of choice for sustainable development....

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners

The 2018 AfricaCom Awards were announced at a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event in Cape Town last night...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Changing the narrative on migration through film

AfriDocs: Migrant stories changing the narrative on migration...

3 days ago

PROPERTY

ShelterTech Accelerator programme makes its debut in Africa

The Habitat for Humanity Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter's ShelterTech Accelerator programme is making its Africa debut in Kenya...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

My nasty encounter with Tanzanian repression

Muthoki Mumo and I embarked on a 10-day visit to Tanzania, primarily as a networking and fact-finding mission to gauge media freedom in Magufuli's Tanzania. We had nothing to hide, and even had a letter of invitation from the government-recognised press regulator. But then I heard a knock on my hotel room door...

By Angela Quintal 14 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

TBC to roll out new tourism channel: 'Tanzania Safari Channel'

The Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC)'s will launch a Tanzania Safari Channel in December...

14 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaCom2018: How to leapfrog when improving customer experience

On the second day of AfricaCom 2018, Indranil Das, VP and head of Ericsson digital services for EMEA explained the importance of asking if the customer experience exceeds the customer expectation...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

How women in African film can achieve influence

The Ladima Foundation: women of influence panel discussion DISCOP Joburg...

14 Nov 2018

ICT

Survey reveals more about IoT payments

A new report from Juniper Research has found that the IoT payments market will grow at an average of 75% per annum...

14 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Unlocking African abundance through digital technologies

As new ideas, digital technologies and business models penetrate the marketplace in Africa, the ability to disrupt is becoming more and more of a necessity...

By Ntombi Mhangwani 14 Nov 2018

RETAIL

Jumia welcomes framework for e-commerce regulation in Nigeria

Juliet Anammah, CEO of Jumia Nigeria, has described the recent tripartite motion to develop a framework to regulate the activities of e-commerce platforms in Nigeria as a round peg in a round hole...

14 Nov 2018

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

FAW, the truck dealer of choice in Mozambique

In August this year, Choice Diesel Mozambique became the first and only independent sales and service dealer of FAW trucks in Mozambique...

14 Nov 2018

ICT

#Africacom2018: Changing the telco strategy for 4IR

In order for Africa to leap into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, industry players must re-calibrate their telco strategy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 14 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

The best of times and the worst of times for journalism

Jennifer Thomas, an award-winning, veteran American broadcast journalist, was invited by the United States Embassy (South Africa) to address the Cape Town Press Club on media coverage of elections in the age of fake news late last month...

By Juanita Pienaar 14 Nov 2018

AGRICULTURE

Food security in Africa depends on rethinking outdated water law

A new study has found that outdated, colonial-era water permit systems across Africa are unintentionally criminalising millions of small farmers who can't obtain permits...

By Barbara van Koppen 14 Nov 2018

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