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How to revive African tourism after the Covid-19 pandemic

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.

14 Jul 2021

New Google report reveals a booming African mobile app market
New Google report reveals a booming African mobile app market

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.

13 Jul 2021

#Exclusive: Africa No Filter launches bird, a story agency
#Exclusive: Africa No Filter launches bird, a story agency

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.

By Emily Stander 9 Jul 2021

Côte d'Ivoire's Noël N'guessan wins 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
Côte d'Ivoire's Noël N'guessan wins 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

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.

9 Jul 2021

Africa Trust Group receives R4.2m in funding from the Shell Foundation
Africa Trust Group receives R4.2m in funding from the Shell Foundation

The Africa Trust Group (ATG) has announced that it has received R4.2m in funding from the Shell Foundation.

7 Jul 2021

Tana Africa Capital acquires stake in African drinks business KDV Holdings
Tana Africa Capital acquires stake in African drinks business KDV Holdings

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.

2 Jul 2021

Volkswagen to produce petrol engines for Africa until 2050
Volkswagen to produce petrol engines for Africa until 2050

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.

29 Jun 2021

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