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It's officially Design Month on Biz

Traditionally February is dedicated to all things design on Biz. This year we're rolling out the design theme, with a multi-industry Design Month feature on how design is influencing 20 sectors locally and globally...

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3D-inspired hi-tech buoy takes African marine monitoring to new levels

A hi-tech buoy that provides real-time data can play a key role in helping South Africa manage its coastal waters. It could also be deployed beyond...

By Dirk Muller

New joint venture in distribution to support AGCO brands in Zambia

AGCO reported that a new joint venture company formed between...

Seven ways cloud will help African manufacturers

Whatever the size or specialty, manufacturing companies across Africa are under pressure to grow revenues, reduce costs and increase profitability...

By Jeremy Waterman

Fear of job losses as Rwanda outlaws plastic bottles

Alcohol manufacturers have lost the fight to stop the national standards body from implementing a ban on packaging of alcoholic drinks in plastic bottles...

By Kabona Esiara

worldsteel: SA steel production rose by 2.3% y/y in June to 530,000 tons

South African steel production rose 2.3% year on year (y/y) in June to an estimated 530,000 tons, according to the World Steel Association...

GE Africa and Gearbox driving entrepreneurial development

GE Africa and Gearbox announced a plan to launch a 'GE Garages' manufacturing programme to help build a skilled workforce and drive...

Mediatech Africa: next gen features and new tech

The largest media and entertainment technology trade show for southern Africa, Mediatech Africa, is taking place this week from...

SSA industrial adhesives market growing faster than traditional markets

Since 2000, the sub-Saharan African (SSA) economy has more than trebled in size. Despite some challenges, the region is expected...

By Constance Nyambayo

Deloitte report: consumers set to become manufacturing co-creators

Deloitte released a detailed research report on manufacturing, titled The Future of Manufacturing: Making Things in a Changing World which suggests that...

Dawn nine months HEPS down 151% to loss of 25.5c

DAW headline earnings per share (HEPS) declined by 151% to a loss of 25.5c per share in the nine months ended 31 March 2015...

Africa has never looked better

There is no doubt that Africa is on the up-and-up. Africa has the necessary elements to be a dominant, global, economic region. Its economy is the fastest growing of any other continent...

By Louise Robinson

GE Nigerian technicians to undergo training in Brazil

General Electric has sent the first batch out of the 15 newly recruited Nigerian technicians and engineers to Brazil for training in the assembly and test of subsea equipment...

Collaboration is crucial to boosting trade in Africa, says DHL

Business leaders from around the world gathered in Cape Town last week at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on Africa under the theme, Then and Now: Reimagining Africa's Future...

Manufacturers, experts decry labelling of Nigerian goods as Made-in-Asia

Some manufacturers and experts on in Lagos have decried the trend of labelling Nigerian goods as made-in-Asia or made-in-China...

Foreign investor buys stake in Mugabe dairy rival

A foreign investor has snapped up a 27% stake in Zimbabwe's second largest dairy company Dendairy...

By Memory Mataranyika

Manufacturing companies praised in Liberia

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has praised two manufacturing companies that have begun production in Liberia...

Modernising local economies important for Africa's future

With Africa's population set to triple by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people's living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015...

We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals...

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Electricity shortages in sub-Saharan Africa a key concern: Euromonitor

Strong economic growth and a rising middle class are driving investments into sub-Saharan Africa, although infrastructure and electricity shortages are "key concerns".

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi

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