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TOURISM

Tourism creates 21 million jobs in Africa, exceeds manufacturing, banking

"In the African continent, tourism supports about 21 million jobs translating to one in 14 jobs; this is how important tourism is. That is why we are making sure it takes its due place."

11 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

New EU cashew nut project offers hope to 15,000 farmers

The launch of the Sh240m European Union-funded cashew nut and sesame value chain project early in the week has revived hopes for 15,000 farmers in Kilifi, Kwale and Lamu counties...

By Kazungu Samuel 12 hours ago

TOURISM

#YouthMonth: How to get a job in travel

Natalia Rosa cites some of South Africa's leading travel professionals, and their words of wisdom on the travel industry...

By Natalia Rosa 14 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Agribusiness Confidence Index: SA agribusiness remains optimistic albeit index decline

With the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index results still above the neutral 50-point, although having declined marginally from 58 to 54 index points, the agribusiness sector remains optimistic about business conditions in South Africa...

15 hours ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Airlines sold N505 billion tickets in 2017, says NCAA

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says domestic and international airlines operating in Nigeria sold tickets worth N505.2bn in 2017...

By Chinedu Eze 16 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

2018 International Press Freedom Award winners

The Committee to Protect Journalists will honour journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 International Press Freedom Awards...

17 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

FAO calls for greater resilience against drought in Africa

Farmers and herders face mounting challenges as water becomes scarcer, land more degraded and eroded, and soils more fragile. Yet, there is still too much focus on recovering from drought rather than being less susceptible to it...

17 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 being streamed live

Kwesé TV to bring the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 live, via streaming and its free television model...

18 hours ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Urban renewal: The physical manifestation of innovative thinking

A powerful lesson in how to turn vision into reality, delivered in the heart of downtown Johannesburg...

By Gil Sperling 3 days ago

RETAIL

Harnessing the evolutionary power of smart packaging in Africa

For the last few years, packaging industry professionals have been curious about the future of smart packaging. Whilst barcodes and QR codes were once considered the "next big thing", the acceleration of technology is transforming smart packaging...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Innovation labs in Africa have doubled

The African tech hubs pioneering innovation: How digital transformation can drive growth and job creation across emerging economies...

3 days ago

TOURISM

MSC Cruises, STX France signs fifth Meraviglia class cruise ship

The Meraviglia class cruise ship will be equipped with a new generation of dual-fuel engines designed to run on liquefied natural gas and will feature environmental technologies inclusive of advanced wastewater treatment system compliant with the world's most stringent regulatory standards...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

'Connected packaging' leverages World Cup

Shazam is launching an original campaign with Heineken in Nigeria on Monday around the World Cup...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2018: "How will technology impact this year's ideas?" - Fabian Frese

I chatted to the international jury presidents ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is Fabian Frese, chief creative officer at Germany's Kolle Rebbe and this year's Loeries film, radio and audio jury president...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Baobab trees have more than 300 uses but they're dying in Africa

Baobab trees keep soil conditions humid, favour nutrient recycling and avoid soil erosion. They also act as an important source of food, water and shelter for a wide range of animals...

By Aida Cuní Sanchez 3 days ago

AGRICULTURE

South Africa's Pinotage wine industry shows a decade of growing success

According to the latest statistics published by SAWIS, the South African Pinotage wine industry is the only red cultivar to have grown in hectares over the past 10 years. As one of the top 10 most-planted wine grape varieties in South Africa, the report shows that...

3 days ago

AGRICULTURE

African Development Bank approves $15m equity investment in AFSF to boost agribusiness in Africa

In an effort to boost agri-business and enhance food security in Africa, the African Development Bank Board has approved a $15m equity investment in Africa Food Security Fund (AFSF), to support enterprises in agribusiness SMEs and enhance food security in Africa...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

What Nigerian kids are searching for online

Kaspersky Lab's latest Parental Control report reveals what Nigerian kids are searching for online...

3 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Aim for cities of all sizes to give everyone a fair go

We live in an urban world. By 2030, 66% of the world's population will live in cities...

By Somwrita Sarkar 3 days ago

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