#BizTrends2019

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...

22 hours ago

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...

1 day ago

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 1 day ago

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...

1 day ago

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...

1 day ago

HEALTHCARE

MDR-TB treatment achievable in post-conflict DRC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is home to an estimated 81-million people and a high-burden country for tuberculosis (TB), TB/HIV and multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB).

1 day ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Africa Protected Areas Congress launched in Kenya

This Thursday, 14 February, saw the launch of the Africa Protected Areas Congress (APAC) at Nairobi National Park's historic Ivory Burning Site in Kenya...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

South African entry wins best foreign film at The One Club's One Screen Film Festival

Bheki The Mbhaco Maker by FCB Africa, Johannesburg for South African Tourism was announced as the winner in the Foreign Film category at last night's seventh annual One Screen Short Film Festival...

1 day ago

RETAIL

5 ways our food supply chain will transform in 5 years

IBM has revealed the five significant changes driven by innovation in science and technology that will transform every stage of the food supply chain within the next five years...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Uganda regulator threatens news website

Ugandan regulator orders news website suspended and threatens criminal charges...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nigerian content entrepreneurs accepted to global startup programme

Publiseer accepted to Singularity University's Global Startup Program...

2 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

2020 Zayed Sustainability Prize open for entries

Applicants from across Africa are invited to enter the 2020 edition of the Zayed Sustainability Prize which rewards innovation, impact and inspiration in the sustainable development space...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

This is Africa's decade

Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) unveils 2019 New Editions on the sidelines of the African Union Summit...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Renewed hope for Lesotho and Madagascar

African Development Bank President Adesina holds bilateral meetings with H.M. King of Lesotho and President of Madagascar...

2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Hunger in Africa still rising - new UN report

According to new data presented in joint UN report the Africa Regional Overview of Food Security and Nutrition, 237 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa are suffering from chronic undernutrition...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Egyptian Images from Australia

Thousands of photos were taken by Australians passing through Egypt en route to the First World War, one hundred years ago. An exhibition of these photographs has now been brought to Egypt...

2 days ago

RETAIL

Ugandan company uses blockchain to track journey of its coffee

Uganda's Carico Café Connoisseur is using blockchain technology to track the supply chain of the coffee it sells...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Reducing fake news during elections in Africa

Facebook shares eight ways that it is preparing for elections across Africa, working to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect election integrity and support civic engagement across the continent...

By Akua Gyekye 2 days ago

RETAIL

Toys 'R' Us reincarnated as Tru Kids

Less than a year after Toys 'R' Us liquidated its assets and shut the doors to hundreds of toy stores and Babies 'R' Us stores in the U.S., the company has reemerged under a new brand...

2 days ago

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