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#Loeries2017: Be the popes, the geeks and the rock and rollers, says Creative Shop's Weera Saad

[Jessica Tennant] First up at today's DStv Seminar of Creativity was Facebook's head Creative Shop: MEA, Weera Saad, who spoke about how things have changed over time and how we need to change to ride this new wave that's arrived. “It's a brave new world, the big wave is here and it's perfect, and it's staring you in the face.” We need to surf it, she said...

22 hours ago

Retail

Cash is no longer king. All hail digitisation

[Peter Alkema] Cold, hard cash has been on the decline in mature first world economies since the 1990s when electronic banking started becoming popular.

14 Aug 2017

Construction & Engineering

New Africa infrastructure fund launched

AP Moller Holding, together with PKA, PensionDanmark and Lægernes Pension, has launched a new infrastructure fund with a focus on Africa. The fund has received commitments of $550m from anchor investors...

2 days ago

Agriculture

Transforming agricultural education through technology

[Howard Blight] When it comes to training and agri-education, technology is the perfect catalyst. Just as progress is being made in farming techniques, so is the use of similar advances to drive skills and education...

14 Aug 2017

CSI & Sustainability

How some African farmers are responding to climate change and what we can learn from them

As sub-Saharan Africa's climate changes, small-scale farmers are increasingly looking to innovative ways of dealing with challenges. Here are three novel ways African farmers are using adaptive strategies to thrive...

15 Aug 2017