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Economic strategy for Central Africa

African Development Bank approves strategy for Central Africa "crucial for the economic integration of the region"...

14 hours ago

TOURISM

#ATMDubai: IATA forecasts Africa will increase its aviation potential by 2040

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) projects that the African continent will become one of the fastest growing aviation regions within the next 20 years, with an average annual expansion rate of almost 5%...

15 hours ago

ENERGY & MINING

Namibia revises electricity buying market model

The Namibian Cabinet has approved a revised market model, which will allow independent power producers (IPPs) to sell electricity directly to customers and not just to the Namibia Power Corporation (NamPower)...

15 hours ago

FINANCE

US still sees Africa as important. But it must learn from past mistakes

In December last year the US National Security Advisor, John Bolton, gave a speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC, in which he outlined the Trump administration's new Africa strategy...

By Maria Ryan 16 hours ago

TOURISM

Forbes Travel Guide to open new office in Cape Town

"Forbes Travel Guide has been verifying luxury for more than 60 years, and we look forward to sharing the finest properties in the region with consumers."

17 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Study identifies Nigeria's leading seed hub in Western, Central Africa

Nigeria's Value Seeds has topped the Access to Seeds Index 2019 ranking for Western and Central Africa...

18 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How to make it in Africa - USB panel

"Africa has what the world wants but requires a 30-year instead of a 5-year view..."

18 hours ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

19 hours ago

TOURISM

Satsa launches online public consultation on animal interaction

"The voice against tourism experiences that include animal interactions has grown louder and louder and this has impacted on how South Africa is being perceived as a tourism destination."

19 hours ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Get set for take-off in electric aircraft, the next transport disruption

Move aside electric cars, another disruption set to occur in the next decade is being ignored in current transport infrastructure debates: electric aviation...

By Jake Whitehead and Michael Kane 19 hours ago

ICT

There's a massive cybersecurity job gap - we should fill it by employing hackers

Cybersecurity incidents are gaining an increasingly high profile. In the past, these incidents may have been perceived primarily as a somewhat distant issue for organisations such as banks to deal with...

By John McAlaney and Helen Thackray 21 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

BBC rolls out 'Gist Nigeria'

BBC and Channels Television launch new current affairs programme called 'Gist Nigeria' on Channels TV in Nigeria...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

RIP Matthew Buckland

One of the SA digital media's industry's best-known players, having taken home the 'best individual contribution to digital' award at the 2017 Bookmark Awards, Matthew Buckland has passed away from cancer at the age of 45...

1 day ago

TOURISM

#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on how best to harness influencer marketing in travel

For influencer marketing to continue to grow and perform, it needs to return to its roots of honesty and authenticity says iambassador founder and CEO Keith Jenkins...

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

HEALTHCARE

Kenyan hospital opens human milk bank - a rarity in sub-Saharan Africa

Kenya's first human milk bank has opened at Pumwani Maternity Hospital. Moina Spooner, from The Conversation Africa, spoke to the team spearheading APHRC's research efforts in the establishment of Kenya's first milk bank....

By Elizabeth Kimani-Murage 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Arcadia premium TV to be available on StarTimes

Nigeria's Arcadia Premium Television will make its debut on StarTimes channel 176...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Customer satisfaction is not enough. Delight your customers!

Customer satisfaction is simply no longer enough to ensure business success. Customers want to feel important, engaged and valued. They don't want to be satisfied - they want to be delighted!...

By Mornay Roberts-Lombard 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Are brands living up to client expectations?

Right now it is vitally important for us to understand what the changes are in consumer's expectations, how we work around them or modify our offerings to suit their needs, while still continuing to grow in the market...

By Jedd Cokayne 1 day ago

FINANCE

African countries need to manage the rising power of credit rating agencies

The rising gap between developmental needs and available financial resources - including poor revenue collection - has pushed sub-Saharan African governments to consider different options to support their budgets...

By Dr Misheck Mutize 1 day ago

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