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TOURISM

SA Tourism's Sho't Left Travel Week addresses local tourism challenges
SA Tourism's Sho't Left Travel Week addresses local tourism challenges

With the recent decline in domestic tourism numbers, the Sho't Left Travel Week presents a unique opportunity to address this challenge...

10 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri (left) and Alagoa Morris (right) in Abuja after Abiri's release from detention on August 15, 2018.
CPJ welcomes release of Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri

The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release from detention of Nigerian editor and publisher, Jones Abiri...

13 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

How the lack of affordable vegetables is creating a billion-dollar obesity epidemic in South Africa
How the lack of affordable vegetables is creating a billion-dollar obesity epidemic in South Africa

David Sanders, emeritus professor at the school of public health at the University of the Western Cape says that South Africans have a very high burden of ill health, much of which is related to their diet...

15 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Twitter Lite.
Twitter Lite now available in over 45 countries

Twitter announced this week that it has expanded Twitter Lite to 21 more countries, including five countries in Africa...

15 hours ago

TOURISM

International spotlight on fair and inclusive tourism shines on Cape Town
International spotlight on fair and inclusive tourism shines on Cape Town

As part of Cape Town Tourism, CEO Enver Duminy has been asked to participate in the UNWTO Global Summit in Seoul, Korea in September 2018. He's been tasked with sharing on the topic of fair and inclusive tourism. Here are the points he'll be addressing, based on his own initiatives and goals...

By Enver Duminy 15 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners announced for 2018
Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners announced for 2018

The Pinotage Association in collaboration with Absa has announced its Absa Top 10 Pinotage winners for 2018...

17 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Sarah Heck, an advisor on international entrepreneurship and youth programs to the Obama Foundation and head of entrepreneurship at Stripe.
Why Africa's youth should be encouraged to launch tech startups

'Focus on tackling Africa's greatest challenges through entrepreneurship...'

By Tom Jackson 17 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Vera Songwe, ECA executive secretary.
Ensuring all African businesses benefit from AfCFTA, Agenda 2030

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa promotes use of disruptive technology to enhance financial inclusion in Africa...

1 day ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Sub-Saharan Africa construction sector shaken up by changes in government
Sub-Saharan Africa construction sector shaken up by changes in government

Mace has released a new report providing its latest tender cost update for Sub-Saharan Africa...

1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

The United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo conducts a patrol in the Ituri Province. UN Photo/Michael Ali.
The dark side of green energy

Solar panels, electric vehicles and wind turbines are all essential for tackling climate change and ensuring sustainable development. However, there is a dark side to this technology...

1 day ago

TOURISM

How to use performance marketing to grow business effectively
How to use performance marketing to grow business effectively

DCMN Cape Town recently hosted their first Open Night for startups in Cape Town, in which Travelstart shared their marketing journey, as well as valuable insights on the lessons they have learned over the years...

1 day ago

ICT

The building blocks required for a bright digital future
The building blocks required for a bright digital future

Connecting citizens enables the public sector to communicate effectively with the population, pre-empting certain events and making sure citizens are notified of critical information...

By Paige dos Santos 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded
Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Residency programme goes trans-continental in 2018...

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

AfDB offers new financing opportunities for Zambia's water and agriculture sectors
AfDB offers new financing opportunities for Zambia's water and agriculture sectors

AfDB's support to the agriculture sector will be private sector-led. It will support Zambia to reform its agricultural trade policies that allow for private sector participation in the export of agricultural commodities...

1 day ago

ICT

Can Ramaphosa breathe new life into SA's digital economy?
Can Ramaphosa breathe new life into SA's digital economy?

David Meintjes, managing director at Connection Telecom, asks the question, "Can President Ramaphosa breathe new life into South Africa's Digital Economy?"

By David Meintjes 1 day ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Microplastics. Image by Oregon State University, CC BY-SA 2.0,
We are guinea pigs in a worldwide experiment on microplastics

One of the main problems with plastics is that although we may only need them fleetingly - seconds in the case of microbeads in personal care products, or minutes as in plastic grocery bags - they stick around for hundreds of years...

By John Meeker 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Media deal to increase brand exposure for African rugby
Media deal to increase brand exposure for African rugby

APO Group and Kwesé Sports announce strategic alliance to promote rugby across Africa and the globe...

1 day ago

TOURISM

June global passenger demand rises by 7.7%
June global passenger demand rises by 7.7%

The International Air Transport Association has announced its global passenger traffic results for June showing a demand rise of 7.8% percentage points compared to June 2017...

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Opportunities for Nigerian oil and gas companies in agriculture
Opportunities for Nigerian oil and gas companies in agriculture

As uncertainty in the industry persists, the various tiers of government in Nigeria continue to explore alternatives for diversifying the economy especially in light of the recent economic recession largely caused by the decline in crude oil revenue...

By Mary Iwelumo and Sonny Nwarisi 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The path to sustainable growth is customer acquisition (Part 1)
The path to sustainable growth is customer acquisition (Part 1)

Customer loyalty has long been regarded as a critical component to building a brand with traditional models focusing on loyalty metrics such as customer retention and repurchase...

By Tyron Sharnock 2 days ago

ENERGY & MINING

DRC needs mining-related skills development
DRC needs mining-related skills development

With the growing global interest in cobalt and copper, the Democratic Republic of Congo's needs to focus on developing specialised mining-related skills...

2 days ago

TOURISM

PwC ranks Cape Town as number 1 city of opportunity in Africa
PwC ranks Cape Town as number 1 city of opportunity in Africa

"Cape Town is a city with strong fundamentals, aspiring talent and a palpable excitement, set against a backdrop of inequality, which is borne out of the country's past but which will play a role in the city's future."

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Toussaint Alain, African Daily Voice CEO.
New pan-African news agency launched

African Daily Voice (ADV) will provide comprehensive coverage in text, photo, video and computer graphics of African news...

2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Increased global consumption of poppy seed
Increased global consumption of poppy seed

According to the report, World: Poppy Seed - Market Report: Analysis and Forecast to 2025, recently published by IndexBox, the global poppy seed market was estimated at 111,000 tonnes in 2016, which was 6% more than in the previous year...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

6 reasons why good content is important for your business
6 reasons why good content is important for your business

Content should be one (or all) of three things, namely, entertaining, interesting or useful. Here are six good reasons why it's important for your business...

By Candace Bosch 2 days ago

RETAIL

Cybercellar launches subscription service curated by SA wine fundis
Cybercellar launches subscription service curated by SA wine fundis

Online wine retailer Cybercellar has launched a new wine subscription service called Liquid Social, allowing customers to purchase a package of wine which is delivered to them on a monthly or quarterly basis...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

An alleged arson attack on Cameroon's Sky FM gutted the private community radio station in the Northwest Region town of Ndu destroying equipment, furniture, and the studio. Credit: Barnard Tata Gibip/CPJ Africa.
Cameroon community radio destroyed in alleged arson attack

Cameroonian authorities should speedily investigate an alleged arson attack on community radio station Sky FM in the volatile Northwest region...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Let's re-look the advertising pricing model

Our daily job is to find creative solutions for our clients, but we have done little to find a solution to our ancient pricing model that we despise so much even though our industry keeps changing...

By Lufuno Makungo 2 days ago

TOURISM

Promotion of Kenya's tourism key to its growth
Promotion of Kenya's tourism key to its growth

Kenya's tourism industry has undergone challenges such as the uncertainty surrounding the political landscape in 2017. Yet, its resilient performance has been impactfully felt on the Kenyan economy...

By Josephine Wawira 2 days ago

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