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CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

How to overcome fierce debates about banning all trade in ivory

Countries with wild elephant populations disagree vehemently on a central policy issue: should we ban all trade in ivory or not...

By Duan Biggs, Carly Cook, Kent Redford and Matthew H 24 minutes ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Media resources launched for Rugby Africa Gold Cup

A new logo has been released and a special press section has been developed as a resource for the media, as it gets closer to Rugby Africa Gold Cup kick off...

2 hours ago

ICT

Call for applications: Google Deep Learning Indaba

Applications are now open for the second Deep Learning Indaba which aims to strengthen the foundations of African machine learning and to increase the participation of African researchers in the field...

2 hours ago

AUTOMOTIVE

New report gives insights into global automotive parts, accessories market

IndexBox shares some key findings from its newly released report called World: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles - market report. Analysis and forecast to 2025...

16 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Facebook Africa, Digify Africa launch online safety programme for SA youth

Facebook Africa and Digify Africa have partnered to launch an online safety programme called Ilizwe Lam, Xhosa for my world...

By Jessica Tennant 17 hours ago

ICT

Open solutions for a digital age

As with any technological development, views towards open source have evolved. The connected environment of today requires a significant shift in how this is approached...

By Muggie van Staden 19 hours ago

ENERGY & MINING

Laúca sets milestone as Angola's largest hydro project

Laúca Hydropower Plant is about to become the largest hydropower plant in Angola, as the newly commissioned third power generation group brings the current installed power capacity to over 1,000MW...

20 hours ago

TOURISM

#WTMA18: Changing the digital narrative for destination marketing organisations

Sharing some of his most favourite passions including surfing, balloons and unicorns, Cape Town Tourism CEO, Enver Duminy took us through the destination marketing organisation and its relevance in a digital world during his talk at this year's World Travel Market Africa...

By Robin Fredericks 20 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

Africa's first neuromicroscope system goes live

A highly advanced robotic visualisation system used to guide the most intricate neurosurgeries is now operational at Netcare Garden City Hospital in Mayfair West, Johannesburg...

21 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Investment in agriculture helps tackle pressing SDGs

Apart from the sound investment case for investing in the global agriculture and food value chain, investments in agriculture address a number of critical SDGs by tackling issues such as extreme poverty, food security and lack of job opportunities...

22 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Digitisation of Ghanaian economy accelerated

GE is supporting Ghana's digitisation drive to digitise the economy and move Ghana beyond aid dependence...

23 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Innovation, people key to creating a sustainable bioeconomy

A sustainable bioeconomy "is foremost about nature and the people who take care of and produce biomass." This means family farmers, forest people and fishers, who are also "holders of important knowledge on how to manage natural resources in a sustainable way."

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Key insights into the global garlic market

In 2016, global garlic consumption stood at $18.1bn, +8% more than the year before. It is anticipated that the next nine year period will see an upward trend in garlic cultivation due to a number of factors...

1 day ago

TOURISM

Business events can lead the growth of African tourism

As the economy continues to shift from being resource-based, knowledge industries such as tourism will become more sophisticated and important and while business travel makes up just a quarter of the overall tourism pie, its potential extends far beyond its current nominal contribution...

By Yugashnee Naicker 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

'Africa Rising' is a global megatrend - Euromonitor

Euromonitor International has just released a Shifting Market Frontiers Megatrend forecast in which it pegs 'Africa Rising' as a megatrend...

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Dangerous hitchhikers: New measures to help stop the spread of plant pests across borders

The CPM has adopted new phytosanitary standards aimed at preventing destructive agricultural and environmental pests from jumping borders and spreading internationally...

1 day ago

TOURISM

Reduced development pipeline, strong demand expected to improve hotel performance in East Africa

The impact of the elevated supply growth across the region will likely continue to be felt in 2018, but strong demand fundamentals will improve hotel performance thereafter...

1 day ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

2018 African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards shortlist announced

Africa investor (Ai) recently announced the shortlisted candidates for its 2018 African Infrastructure Projects Developer Awards...

1 day ago

ICT

12 top young African tech leaders of tomorrow

Africa is fast becoming a key global tech market, and many of the tech leaders of tomorrow are emerging from the continent with Africa's international ambitions and potential firmly in their grasp...

By Peter Pedroncelli 1 day ago

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