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TOURISM

Hospitality innovation: An oxymoron?

Innovation. It's the lifeblood of many industries. But in our industry, hospitality, innovation tends to be incremental rather than radical...

By Dr. Christine Demen-Meier 15 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

How to overcome fierce debates about banning all trade in ivory

Countries with wild elephant populations disagree vehemently on a central policy issue: should we ban all trade in ivory or not...

By Duan Biggs, Carly Cook, Kent Redford and Matthew H 16 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Media resources launched for Rugby Africa Gold Cup

A new logo has been released and a special press section has been developed as a resource for the media, as it gets closer to Rugby Africa Gold Cup kick off...

18 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Innovation, people key to creating a sustainable bioeconomy

A sustainable bioeconomy "is foremost about nature and the people who take care of and produce biomass." This means family farmers, forest people and fishers, who are also "holders of important knowledge on how to manage natural resources in a sustainable way."

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Key insights into the global garlic market

In 2016, global garlic consumption stood at $18.1bn, +8% more than the year before. It is anticipated that the next nine year period will see an upward trend in garlic cultivation due to a number of factors...

1 day ago

TOURISM

Business events can lead the growth of African tourism

As the economy continues to shift from being resource-based, knowledge industries such as tourism will become more sophisticated and important and while business travel makes up just a quarter of the overall tourism pie, its potential extends far beyond its current nominal contribution...

By Yugashnee Naicker 1 day ago

ICT

If the future in Africa is mobile, identity verification is paramount

Mobile operators are becoming an important provider of, and platform for, a growing range of services. As a result, the ability to verify customer identity is becoming a business imperative for mobile operators...

By Sherry Zameer 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

'Africa Rising' is a global megatrend - Euromonitor

Euromonitor International has just released a Shifting Market Frontiers Megatrend forecast in which it pegs 'Africa Rising' as a megatrend...

By Louise Marsland 2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Dangerous hitchhikers: New measures to help stop the spread of plant pests across borders

The CPM has adopted new phytosanitary standards aimed at preventing destructive agricultural and environmental pests from jumping borders and spreading internationally...

2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

AB Sugar commits to sustainability with 2030 targets

AB Sugar today launches a bold set of commitments with the aim of becoming the world's leading sustainable sugar business...

2 days ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

2018 African Infrastructure Project Developers Awards shortlist announced

Africa investor (Ai) recently announced the shortlisted candidates for its 2018 African Infrastructure Projects Developer Awards...

2 days ago

ICT

12 top young African tech leaders of tomorrow

Africa is fast becoming a key global tech market, and many of the tech leaders of tomorrow are emerging from the continent with Africa's international ambitions and potential firmly in their grasp...

By Peter Pedroncelli 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

African youth demand a seat at the table

Voices of young Africans are becoming difficult to ignore. Africa's young people are demanding a seat at the political table and on the transformation train...

2 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

African youth demand a seat at the table

Elections on the continent are increasingly yielding younger leadership...

By Busani Bafana 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Kenyan mobile consumer feedback company secures $3.5m investment

mSurvey has secured investment to enable the company to continue building out its infrastructure and partnerships, in order to scale and expand into more African countries...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

LIA and Gorilla Doctors announce new global competition

In partnership with Gorilla Doctors, LIA has initiated a global competition that is open to all creatives between the ages of 21 - 30 years...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Book launched on Africa's free trade agreement

A book is being developed on Africa's Continental Free Trade Agreement to serve as a valuable resource ...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Prisms2018: Out of Africa - an insider's perspective

The following is an excerpt from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations International (CIPRI) 2017 Maggie Nally Memorial Lecture I delivered at the House of Lords, Palace of Westminster...

By Robyn de Villiers 3 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Millions of urban Africans still don't have electricity: here's what can be done

Urban communities often face many challenges in obtaining electricity access...

By Rebekah Shirley 3 days ago

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