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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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Effective Partnerships for Road Safety Symposium in Botswana

The National Road Safety Symposium will address road safety challenges in Botswana under the theme, 'Effective Partnerships for Road Safety' from 28-29 October 2015 at the Gaborone International Convention Centre...

Jaguar Land Rover to drive AABLA finalists and judges

Jaguar Land Rover has secured its presence at the 2015 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in partnership with CNBC Africa, as the Official Vehicle Partner of the East, West, Southern Africa and Finale ceremonies.

For women, by women - Pink Taxi Egypt

The streets of the sprawling Egyptian capital will soon also add female taxi drivers, catering to female passengers only, to the traffic mix. Pink Taxi Egypt will offer women an alternative in an industry dominated by men...

By Priya Pitamber

Uganda's 'Uber for motorcycle taxis' shows it pays to be safe

KAMPALA: When Silver Tumwesigye, a sharply-dressed Ugandan motorbike taxi driver known by his nickname 'Silverstone,' had an accident six years ago it was a double blow...

Ford College Community Challenge comes to Africa

Ford Motor Company Fund is expanding the Ford College Community Challenge (C3) to Africa...

Eco-friendly Engen for Réunion

Engen, the African energy multinational, is planning to build an eco-friendly service station in Réunion...

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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Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...

NEWSWATCH: Sacked Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been invited to Russia to present a motoring show there, and Piers Morgan (who has also had a Clarkson klap) has some advice for the motor mouthpiece...

Doing business in Africa

Award-winning lawyer Peter Petrou provides an international perspective on doing business in and with Africa...

By Mfonobong Nsehe

Renault opens car plant in Algeria

French motor manufacturer Renault inaugurated a multimillion-euro plant in Algeria early last week...

WesBank extends reach to Nigeria

WesBank, the provider of secured finance to the retail and corporate markets, and the National Automotive Council (NAC) of Nigeria have signed a memorandum of understanding whereby WesBank will offer its services to clients. The agreement aims to stimulate the sale of locally assembled vehicles in Nigeria.

Engen rolls out EV charging stations in Réunion

Engen has established a network of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on Réunion, the French island in the Indian Ocean.

Healthy gain in vehicle exports

While August and year-to-date local sales of new vehicles continued their negative trend, exports picked up speed to record a gain 18.5% compared to the same month last year.

By Henrie Geyser: motoring editor

Independents are fuelling Africa

Independent petrol retailers are making impressive gains across Africa, presenting a challenge to franchise operators for oil giants that have monopolised the continent's markets for decades.

By John Harvey

Engen distributor opens 11th service station in Cameroon

Blessing Petroleum, the official Cameroonian lubricants distributor for Engen, has opened its 11th service station in the country, bringing Engen automotive oils to the Western region for the first time.

Ford's sub-Saharan drive may benefit SA plants

As Ford's only manufacturing operation in the Middle East and Africa‚ Ford Southern Africa is in pole position to benefit from the group's decision to intensify marketing and production in sub-Saharan Africa‚ says Stephen Odell‚ president of Ford's European‚ Middle East and African operations.

By David Furlonger

Tribute to Nelson Mandela... Celebrate Madiba's life...

A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)

Malawians now able to buy fuel with Airtel Money

Airtel Malawi announced late last week that it has entered into a partnership with Total, offering Malawians the option to purchase fuel, lubricants or groceries in the service shop using Airtel Money services.

Nissan, Stallion Group to start auto assembly in Nigeria

Nissan and West African conglomerate Stallion Group have announced their intention to jointly launch vehicle assembly in Nigeria.

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