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Safe air transport key to African growth story

The World Bank estimated Sub-Saharan Africa's growth at 3.7 percent for 2015 despite the current financial turmoil, with a slight uptick to 4.4 percent and 4.8 percent in 2016 and 2017 respectively

18 Apr 2016

IATA: Lower prices boosted air travel in 2015

Global air passenger traffic jumped 6.5 percent in 2015 compared to a year earlier, boosted largely by lower airfares, IATA said. Last year's hike marked the strongest rise in global air passenger traffic since...

5 Feb 2016

Emirates upgrades service to Zimbabwe and Zambia

Emirates is set to enhance its on-board experience and increase capacity on its Zambia and Zimbabwe route with the deployment of a larger Boeing 777-300ER...

12 Jan 2016

Online buyers mad about cowdung cakes

Like consumers around the globe, Indians are flocking to the online marketplace in droves...

31 Dec 2015

Mobile wallets revolutionise African retail

[NEWSWATCH]: With a mobile wallet solution finally in the wings for the UAE, many are surprised that the technology's already in play in Africa...

30 Dec 2015

Data safari: Mapping emerging Africa's analytics

IQturf Consulting Services, an analytics-driven solution provider, is rolling out a new data solution for Africa's 'emerging set': Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria...

28 Dec 2015

Four key things to consider before venturing into e-commerce in Nigeria

For many business owners in Nigeria, e-commerce is still an enigma. However, with over 60% of people in the country now using the internet, it has become a valuable tool and popular platform...

By Nkem Ndem V 24 Dec 2015

Voice of change or lifestyle bibles: blogs flourish in 2015

Thought to be on the wane a decade ago, blogs in 2015 are alive and well as a powerful voice driving change in politics, human rights and lifestyle choices across the globe...

24 Dec 2015

Economical metamorphisms: 2020

All over the world, mega organisation, institutions and government agencies are immersed in tackling the economical chaos. Unsolved mysteries must now be unraveled...

By Naseem Javed 23 Dec 2015

Botswana-based retailer targets South African expansion

Botswana-based retailer Choppies Enterprises is extending its South African footprint with the proposed acquisition of retail outlets owned by niche supermarket group Jwayelani...

By Marc Hasenfuss 23 Dec 2015

Good news for developing countries as WTO conference concludes

It was a win for the developing countries after the 10th World Trade Organisation (WTO) Ministerial Conference finally closed a deal on elimination of agricultural and export subsidies...

By Kennedy Kangethe 21 Dec 2015

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 160: Catching up with the NATIVE VML crew

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 10 December 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to NATIVE VML...

9 Dec 2015

Shoprite opens store in Tete Province, Mozambique

The Tete Junction shopping centre opened recently in the Tete Province of Mozambique. The centre features the first Shoprite store in the province...

8 Dec 2015

The four F-words of gamification: fun, fame and fortune for free on your phone

Simply put gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanisms in a non-game context. These were the key success factors in the recent multi-award-winning Red Bull Kas'Lami Tembisa campaign...

By Candice Goodman, Issued by Mobitainment 7 Dec 2015

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 159: Agency focus with Mortimer Harvey

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Luisa Mazinter and Andrew Fradd...

4 Dec 2015

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 159: Agency focus with Mortimer Harvey

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 3 December 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Luisa Mazinter and Andrew Fradd...

2 Dec 2015

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 158: The Bookmarks 2016 and Premier Hotels & Resorts

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Fred Roed and Alan Campbell...

27 Nov 2015

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 158: The Bookmarks Awards and Premier Hotels & Resorts

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 26 November 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Fred Roed and Alan Campbell...

25 Nov 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa presents varied view of consumer confidence levels

The latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index (Q3) shows a varied view for sub-Saharan Africa as despite it having increased by five points in Ghana (99) in the third quarter, it decreased five points in Nigeria (127), the first decline since inception of the CCI in quarter 3 of 2014...

Issued by Nielsen 24 Nov 2015

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