Although the continent's "rising narrative" began to dim with effect from 2015, when economic growth rates started declining dramatically, the "Afro-optimism" is gradually returning...
Africa Economic Conference 2018 focuses on Africa Visa Openness and integration...
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) aims to create a single continental market for goods and services, with free movement of business persons and investments...
Festive goodwill is part and parcel of the holiday season and we're wrapping up our year with a hamper of promotional goodies...
Social media company Snapchat has inked new deals with 20 local media brands to publish its daily stories and shows in a content channel known as Discover...
Africa must focus now on its biggest resource for growth - its young people, experts urged...
The Committee to Protect Journalists will honour journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 International Press Freedom Awards...
18 Jun 2018
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
Kazakhstan on Thursday pushed through a raft of controversial amendments to a media law despite concern that the new legislation will further limit freedom of speech in the tightly-controlled nation...
29 Dec 2017
ASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan banned sales of a slew of meat products originating from Russia Tuesday, in another sign of tensions between the allies in a Moscow-backed trade union...
1 Apr 2015
JERUSALEM, ISRAEL / BAIKONUR, KAZAKHSTAN: A rocket carrying an Israeli communications satellite has been successfully launched from a Russian facility in Kazakhstan, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said in a statement on Sunday.
2 Sep 2013
NUREMBERG, GERMANY: Worldwide, the trend is moving towards high-quality cameras. New products with smartphone features are being offered and are winning an entirely new customer base. Japan, Russia, the Ukraine and Kazakhstan are posting double-digit growth on photo-products, while markets in Western Europe are characterised by increasing value creation.
25 Sep 2012
NUREMBURG, GERMANY: In 2011, demand for mobile phones once again increased in Europe, largely as a result of the rising popularity of smartphones. According to GfK, 3.2% more mobile phones were sold in 2011, in particular the sales of smartphones increased by 67%.
15 Feb 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011
BRATISLAVA, SLOVAKIA: According to the findings of the latest CEE Telco Industry Report 2011, 14.2% of mobile phone owners in the CEE region have a smartphone.
3 Nov 2011
OSLO, NORWAY: There is no doubt that social media is king of the mobile phone. Fresh results from the Opera State of the Mobile Web report reveal that the social component is dominant in the surfing habits of the top 20 mobile-surfing countries.
26 May 2011