Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the global tourism industry contributed US$9.2t or 10.4%, to global GDP. It was considered one of the fastest-growing industries, accounting for at least one in every four new jobs globally.
AppsFlyer has launched a report with Google that reveals a booming African mobile app market, propelled by a growing fintech space, a rise in 'super apps', and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Africa No Filter (ANF), a non-profit organisation focused on narrative change, has launched their first optimised mobile story agency - bird. Moky Makura, executive director of ANF, shares more about the project.
Emily Stander 9 Jul 2021
Noël N'guessan, a chemical engineer from Côte d'Ivoire, has been named the winner of the Royal Academy of Engineering's 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation. N'guessan and his team designed and patented Kubeko, a biowaste equipment innovation for smallholder farmers in West Africa to generate more income from the by-products of their harvests, without any additional labour.
The Africa Trust Group (ATG) has announced that it has received R4.2m in funding from the Shell Foundation.
Private equity firm Tana Africa Capital has purchased a stake in Kensington Distillers & Vintners, an African premium drinks business focused on beverage manufacturing and distribution.
The future between what Volkswagen (VW) shows and what South Africa gets is going to dramatically diverge in future. Klaus Zellmer is VW's head of sales and the man who has to plan future product demand. If anyone has an idea what VW's realistic product portfolio is going to be in a decade from now, it is Zellmer.