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ICT

Fibre vs. satellite: What's best for SA's needs?

As South Africa is receiving the infrastructure necessary for fibre connectivity, the question that the average South African should be asking is: how does it compare to satellite...

12 hours ago

ICT

Liquid Telecom Zambia appoints first female CEO

Liquid Telecom has appointed Susan M'kandawire Mulikita as CEO of Liquid Telecom Zambia...

14 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Canal + focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa

The French group Canal + will now invest in sub-Saharan Africa and more specifically, French-speaking Africa...

14 hours ago

RETAIL

#BizTrends2019: If 'toxic' was the word of 2018, could 'trust' be the word for 2019?

The Oxford Dictionaries chose 'toxic' as its annual "Word of the Year". For 2019, the winning brands will be those that work to restore consumers' trust in a toxic environment...

By Rachel Thompson 16 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Speed up seed policies harmonisation

Lack of harmonised seed transfer in Africa is hampering food security...

By Gilbert Nakweya 17 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

South Sudan bars newspaper from covering Sudanese protests

South Sudan's state media regulator should immediately lift an order barring a privately-owned newspaper from covering protests in neighbouring Sudan...

17 hours ago

TOURISM

Design-focused hotel Gorgeous George to open in Cape Town

Created out of two restored heritage buildings, it's the first hotel in Cape Town to join the Design Hotels group...

17 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

WoSA export report shows positive growth of SA wine internationally

The 4% increase in value to R9.06bn reflects the positive sentiments towards South African wine in international markets, despite the 6% decrease in volume to 420.2 million litres of wine sold internationally...

18 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Applications open for African Master's in Machine Intelligence

AIMS launches applications for the second intake of African Master's in Machine Intelligence...

19 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Influencer marketing company expands to Nigeria

Leading influencer marketing platform builds Nigerian base for ongoing African growth...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Applications open for fellowships for journalists in Africa

Fellowships are open to journalists in mainly developing countries in Africa, Asia (including Pacific Island nations), and Latin America/the Caribbean, through the Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

BBC Africa launches new TV/radio programmes in Nigeria

As Nigeria prepares for the general election in 2019, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Africa, has launched new television and radio programmes across its partner TV stations in Nigeria...

1 day ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

New report: Almost 36 million Ethiopian children lack access to basic social services

88% of the 41 million children under the age of 18 in Ethiopia are multi-dimensionally poor, according to a new report...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#BizTrends2019: Facebook is the dial tone, not the message

When Marian Salzman (one of the world's top trendspotters) invited me to discuss all things trends over coffee at the end of 2018, I jumped at the chance. This is the second of three overviews of our talking points...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

Registration now open for APPO Cape VII Congress and Exhibition conference

The African Petroleum Producers Organisation and its member countries call for unity, cooperation and reform amongst oil producers ahead of the Cape VII Congress and Exhibition, which will take place from 1-5 April 2019 in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, under the theme Pathways to Shared Prosperity in the African Petroleum Industry.

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

AGCO unveils innovative Farm in a Box initiative for Africa's rural communities

Capacity-building and agricultural mechanisation are a priority to facilitate food security and unlock the potential of small-scale farming in Africa...

1 day ago

TOURISM

#BizTrends 2019: Tourism the golden ticket to job creation

In a country where over six million people are unemployed, it is no wonder that job creation has been the hot topic...

By Andrew Stark 1 day ago

RETAIL

#BizTrends2019: Payments, engagement, partnership - African retail trends for 2019

With two key retail periods - Black Friday and festive season - now behind us, retailers are looking for new ways to increase revenue, grow market share, and boost profits...

By Mark Schech 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#BizTrends2019: The speed of culture

A lot happens in a year, and as our population and their access to the world and each other grows, our collective innovation and productivity will continue to grow exponentially, making each passing year increasingly dense with 'trends' and 'disruptions'...

By Yatish Narsi 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Brand Finance releases report for the world's most valuable brands in 2019

Italian supercar manufacturer, Ferrari, has reclaimed the title of the world's strongest brand, having last held it in 2014, according to the latest report by Brand Finance...

2 days ago

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