#BizTrends2019

TOURISM

How many tourists can Seychelles?

Seychelles will conduct a feasibility study later on this year ahead of 2020 deadline on the moratorium for building large hotels on the archipelago...

50 minutes ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Accelerating Africa's economy through digital transformation

The 'digitisation of everything' trend is evolving at pace and Africa cannot afford to play catch-up...

By Vukani Mngxati 1 day ago

HEALTHCARE

What mapping Kenya's child deaths for 50 years revealed - and why it matters

The number of children who die before reaching their fifth birthday is closely monitored as a marker of social well-being and national development.

By Peter Macharia & Emelda Okiro 1 day ago

ICT

How IoT can transform the local retail sector

It is hard to believe that billions of connected devices and sensors - the Internet of Things - are forecast to be worth a staggering $US94bn by 2025 in the retail sector...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters improves video capacity

Eutelsat Communications has partnered with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video capacity...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How Liberia's press is faring under Weah presidency

Liberian publisher Rodney Sieh is interviewed by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on how Liberia's press is faring under the George Weah presidency...

By Angela Quintal 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The professionalism of authenticity

There is no doubt that video content is more informative, more engaging and more likely to gain lead conversions than any other format, but with such an overwhelming amount of content, what trends should marketers be paying attention to in order to ensure that their carefully crafted message is not simply lost in the quagmire?...

By Quinn Lubbe 1 day ago

RETAIL

Is your product packaging the 'whole package'? 4 unboxing trends for 2019

Who cares what it looks like on the outside when it's what's on the inside that counts, right? Wrong! At least when it comes to product packaging, that is...

By Daniella Shapiro 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Helping Africa's entrepreneurs with their PR needs

Glass House PR introduces public relations for small medium enterprises in Africa...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The new Advertising Regulatory Board governance regarding influencers

Authenticity is a key component in influencer marketing. But studies show that brands often shy away from terms like 'sponsored' and '#ad' on paid partnership posts, for fear of having a negative impact on consumer perception...

By Wayne Flemming and Zubeida Goolam 2 days ago

RETAIL

International push to improve food safety

Greater international cooperation is needed to prevent unsafe food from causing ill health and hampering progress towards sustainable development...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

TVC Communications launches its new HD studio in Nigeria

TVC News has launched a brand-new high definition studio in Lagos, Nigeria.

2 days ago

RETAIL

South Africans, say goodbye to Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins

JSE-listed Grand Parade Investments is closing all Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins outlets in South Africa following poor performance...

15 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nigeria urged not to cut social media during elections

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) joins call for Nigeria to ensure internet and social media services remain connected during elections...

15 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look

Ooredoo TV customers can now enjoy the new set-top box which will include all digital services such as conventional linear TV, on-demand service, apps and games and also catch-up features...

15 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Cameroon Web reporter attacked with knife outside his home

Cameroonian authorities should immediately investigate an attack on Paul Chouta, a reporter for the privately owned news website Cameroon Web...

15 Feb 2019

AGRICULTURE

Why poor storage and handling are to blame for Uganda's poor quality seed

The quality of purchased seeds, such as maize, groundnuts and others, is a major concern in Uganda...

By Nathan Fiala 15 Feb 2019

EDUCATION

FemiTI to stem drop-out rates of Ghanaian girls

A reported 75% of girls in Ghana attend primary school, but there's a significant drop in girls in high school and college. Research by the WWW Foundation further revealed that women in poor urban areas in developing countries are 50% less likely to use the internet than men. FemiTi aims to change all that...

15 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies

As of March, Dubai-based pay tv operator OSN will air only OSN Sports Cricket HD and Ten Sports Channel...

15 Feb 2019

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