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LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Why 50,000 ships are so vulnerable to cyberattacks

The 50,000 ships sailing the sea at any one time have joined an ever-expanding list of objects that can be hacked. Cybersecurity experts recently displayed how easy it was to break into a ship's navigational equipment...

By Keith Martin and Rory Hopcraft 16 hours ago

AUTOMOTIVE

Hyundai Kona subcompact SUV set to arrive on African shores

The Hyundai Kona, described as a subcompact SUV, will officially arrive in Africa and Middle East markets in August 2018...

17 hours ago

TOURISM

Henley Passport Index: African countries introduce reciprocal measures to improve SA passport strength

Ethiopia, in particular, is easing entry requirements for foreign investors and privatising a number of key state-owned enterprises after years of a strong nationalist agenda...

18 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Brands encouraged to rebrand to dotAfrica domain names

As major brands like Absa register, use and promote .africa (dotAfrica) domain names, the effect on commerce, education, health and other sectors could be profound...

19 hours ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Enter the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

South African engineers and those from other sub-Saharan countries are invited to enter the fifth edition of the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

19 hours ago

ICT

Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Startups have been invited to apply for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...

By Tom Jackson 19 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Maximising profitability of biogas plants

In order to attain profitability, developers need to analyse different feedstock and technology sources, and biogas plant decision-makers require data under conditions mirroring those in full-scale reactors...

By Idan Chiyanzu 20 hours ago

TOURISM

Last chance to vote for your favourite Sanlam Top Destination

The final countdown for the fourth annual Sanlam Top Destination Awards has begun, with just three weeks left of voting...

20 hours ago

TOURISM

Cape Town named number one city in Africa, Middle East

In Travel + Leisure's 2018 reader's poll, Cape Town has been named number one favoured city in Africa and the Middle East for the 17th year...

22 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

AGOA must support AfCFTA

Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) remains critical in developing regional value chains in Africa and in support of AfCFTA...

23 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Farmers curb crime with technology

The Agri Securitas Trust Fund has recently allocated funding for the protection of farmers and their farm workers through specialised technology. The money from the Trust Fund and the plans of farmers, help to protect themselves as well as their farm workers against crime and violence...

3 days ago

RETAIL

#MobileCommerce: The growth of mobile shopping in South Africa

E-commerce is going from strength to strength in South Africa, more and more consumers are gaining confidence in making online purchases that are not solely limited to the likes of books, CDs, electronics, airline tickets and the like...

By Graham Du Plessis 3 days ago

TOURISM

How sporting events benefit the African continent

We chat with Tim Smith, managing partner at HVS Consulting to find out more about how sporting events like the 2018 FIFA World Cup has benefited the African continent and its tourism industry...

By Robin Fredericks 3 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Expropriation without compensation: Is it negatively affecting investment for SA agriculture?

Of late, a number of commentaries have surfaced arguing that the discussions about the proposed expropriation without compensation have not negatively affected investment in the agricultural sectors, suggesting that investment has actually increased over time...

By Wandile Sihlobo and John Purchase 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

DRC releases journalist after 18 months imprisonment

Republic of Congo releases Bemba after nearly 18 months without charge...

3 days ago

ICT

These are the Top 10 African Innovators selected for SBC AfriTech

Startupbootcamp AfriTech has revealed the Top 10 African Innovators who will participate in its accelerator programme for 2018...

3 days ago

RETAIL

German décor brand Kare opens South African showroom

German furniture and décor brand Kare has opened its first South African store in Kramerville, Johannesburg...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa needs to build its statistical capacity

High quality data crucial for success of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, says the Economic Commission for Africa...

3 days ago

HEALTHCARE

Why Cuban doctors in Kenya don't deserve the treatment they're getting

Cuban medical missions abroad are perhaps one of the most significant legacies of the 1959 Cuban Revolution...

By Rich Warner 3 days ago

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