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FINANCE

African countries aren't getting as much as they should from foreign direct investment

Economic growth is driven by a number of factors. These include foreign direct investment, national savings, household spending, fiscal and monetary policies...

By Muazu Ibrahim 7 hours ago

TOURISM

Is tourism the answer to Ethiopia's job creation goal?

Could a surge in domestic and international travel be the answer Dr Ephrem Tekle, Jobs Creation Commissioner of Ethiopia, is looking for?

9 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Newsmaker: Wesley Diphoko, Fast Company SA's new editor-in-chief

Fast Company magazine recently announced the appointment of Wesley Diphoko as editor-in-chief...

By Jessica Tennant 10 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Mo Salah named first ambassador for Instant Network Schools

Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah has become the first ambassador for Instant Network Schools which aims to give a quality education to refugee and host country students...

12 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Loeries 2020 moves to Johannesburg with an expanded format

The Loeries, Africa and the Middle East's most prestigious accolade for the brand communication industry, is moving to Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg after five years in Durban...

Issued by Loeries 12 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Inma announces 2020 Global Media Awards finalists

The International News Media Association (Inma) has announced 173 finalists for the 2020 Global Media Awards competition, including four South African entries...

16 hours ago

ICT

Report reveals Africa is not fully prepared for cyber attacks

The 2019 KnowBe4 African Report collated insights from more than 800 respondents across the continent to determine their understanding of the growing, global cyber threats...

1 day ago

EDUCATION

Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellows

The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT on Friday announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows - companies that will benefit from the Centre's support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across the continent...

1 day ago

HEALTHCARE

Rwanda is training health workers for an interconnected world

Growing scientific evidence shows that environmental transformations such as climate change and pollution are linked to people's health...

By Phaedra Henley 1 day ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Billions are pouring into mobility technology - will the transport revolution live up to the hype?

Over US$33bn was invested in mobility tech last year in response to claims it will transform our lives. Based on what we have seen so far, which of these promised solutions will be delivered?

By Neil G Sipe 1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

'Bee-washing' hurts bees and misleads consumers

'Bee-washing,' marketing claims that purport to help bees, can diminish the important distinction between a honey bee and native bee...

By Lila Westreich 1 day ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

New report offers solutions to gaping digital gap between Commonwealth countries

A recently released report has revealed the broad digital gap between high and low income Commonwealth countries...

1 day ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Coronavirus cuts Asia-Pacific airline demand and revenue deep

The International Air Transport Association has revealed that its initial assessment of the impact of the Novel Coronavirus 2019 outbreak shows a potential 13% full-year loss of passenger demand for carriers in the Asia-Pacific region...

21 Feb 2020

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

David Adjaye, Cai Guo-Qiang to receive 2020 Isamu Noguchi Award

Architect Sir David Adjaye OBE and artist Cai Guo-Qiang have been selected as recipients of the 2020 Isamu Noguchi Award by The Noguchi Museum...

21 Feb 2020

TOURISM

Meetings Africa's BONDay to provide educational sessions for attendees

Attendees will learn more about new industry trends which have the potential to contribute to the growth of their businesses...

21 Feb 2020

HEALTHCARE

How nutrition education can make a difference to people with HIV in Nigeria

HIV and Aids are still global health problems and sub-Saharan Africa remains the most affected region. Globally, around 770,000 people died from Aids-related conditions in 2018, 160,000 of them in West and Central Africa.

By Temitope Kayode Bello 21 Feb 2020

ENERGY & MINING

How to address security threats to the mining industry

In November 2019, local gunmen killed 37 employees of Canadian miner Semafo who were travelling to work at the Boungou mine in Burkina Faso, raising awareness of the dangers faced by mining majors operating in foreign countries...

By JP Casey 21 Feb 2020

TOURISM

WTM Africa continues commitment to advance sustainable travel in 2020

WTM Africa 2020 is tackling travel sustainability at macro and micro levels this year, by lining up a number of eco-conscious initiatives alongside recognising game-changing sustainability practices in the African travel industry...

20 Feb 2020

AGRICULTURE

Revolutionise food production system or face mass deforestation, scientists warn

Indigenous and local communities face threats from biodiversity loss...

By Julie Mollins 20 Feb 2020

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