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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...

6 hours 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...

9 hours 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 9 hours 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...

10 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

African youth demand a seat at the table

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

By Busani Bafana 12 hours 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...

13 hours 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...

1 day 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 ...

1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day ago

FINANCE

Economic prospects in Anglophile West Africa are looking up

Nigeria is at last moving out of recession, Ghana's growth continues to be strong, and the smaller countries in the region are picking up as they shake off the lingering effects of the Ebola outbreak in 2013-16..

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ciclope Africa shone a light on local craft work

Francisco Condorelli, the director of Ciclope, tells Bizcommunty.Africa what he sees for the future of Ciclope and awards focused on craft rather than the 'big idea'...

By Louise Marsland 20 Apr 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa's business leaders give advice on Forbes Africa show

Forbes Africa is launching season two of 'My Worst Day With Peace Hyde' which culls business advice from Africa's millionaires...

20 Apr 2018

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Three key areas African ports authorities need to focus on

With sea trade being one of Africa's largest sources of income, a wave of new port infrastructure and upgrades along African coasts are set to make ports even more attractive to an influx of trade...

By Hein van den Ende 20 Apr 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

The line between news and advertising is blurring, according to study

According to the Global Communications Report, 64% of public relations professionals surveyed predict that in five years the average consumer will not be able to distinguish between news stories (earned media) and promotional content (paid media)...

20 Apr 2018

ICT

How to embrace AI in emerging markets like Africa

How will Artificial intelligence (AI) change the way we conduct business in Africa and will it make people redundant or irrelevant when it comes to jobs on the continent?

By Tyler Golato and Rob Green 19 Apr 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

DRC documentary wins human rights award

Documentary film recognised for highlighting human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

19 Apr 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

VR and digital video storytelling as top marketing tools for 2018

Creative director and virtual reality expert Brendan Stein of Soapbox Films video production company explains how to make B2B video pop and why you need to get to the 'why' fast in your VR and video marketing, or else...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Apr 2018

RETAIL

Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing

Kenyan agri-tech startup Twiga Foods has partnered IBM Research to extend access to microloans to 220 food stall retailers across Kenya using a blockchain-based financing system...

By Tom Jackson 19 Apr 2018

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