AGRICULTURE

Addressing Nigeria's insignificant contribution to global seed trade

Operators in the seeds sector are seeking ways to address Nigeria's insignificant contribution to global seed trade despite the country's potential in the production of seeds for agriculture, writes Okechukwu Nnodim...

10 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Kwesé, Vodafone collaborate to bring VOD and live TV content to Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has inked a deal with multiplatform broadcaster Kwesé, to provide video-on-demand and live TV content to Ghana through the broadcaster's video streaming service Kwesé Play...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 11 hours ago

ICT

Top 10 trends in digital commerce

Much has changed since the first products were sold online in the 1990s...

By Sandy Shen 12 hours ago

TOURISM

Cape Town nominated as world's leading festival, events destination

The City of Cape Town, recognised as the Events Capital of Africa, has been nominated as World's Leading Festival and Events Destination at the 2018 World Travel Awards, set to take place at the Pátio da Galé, in Lisbon, Portugal, on 1 December 2018...

12 hours ago

ENERGY & MINING

Bauxite mining boom in Guinea threatens locals

Mabinty lives in a village in Guinea's Boké region, about 250km northwest of Conakry, the capital...

13 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Africa agri-food development programme applications now open

The objective of the programme is to develop partnerships between the Irish agri-food sector and African countries to support sustainable growth of the local food industry, build markets for local produce and support mutual trade between Ireland and Africa...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

African brands are among fastest-growing globally

African nation brands advance in brand value, with six out of the world's 10 fastest-growing coming from the continent...

1 day ago

TOURISM

How CapeTown tourism survived the drought

Cape Town has just been through one of the worst droughts in the region's history and yet, through the collective efforts of its citizens, the city is back in business - thanks largely to the city's municipal leadership and its ability to mobilise its people towards sustained conservative usage...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP

DISCOP launches an innovative 'shopping service' for content buyers in Africa and Middle East...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

New Pan-African Data Centre Association launched in Morocco

Africa's data needs to be kept in Africa, says the new Africa Data Centre Association...

1 day ago

ICT

Data, tech to transform retail market in Nigeria

The convergence of AI, tech, and data on Nigeria's multi-billion dollar plus retail market - will be a strategic focus to local and international developers, investors and retailers...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

iflix partners with Vewd to offer entertainment across MENA

Vewd and iflix, the entertainment service for emerging markets, have collaborated to make iflix accessible on millions of Vewd enabled devices...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

The private sector, agriculture and climate change. Connecting the dots

Agriculture plays a key role in food security in Africa. It is also crucial to the economic sector, accounting for between 40%-65% of jobs...

By Richard J.T. Klein 2 days ago

ENERGY & MINING

Changing the face of Africa's mining regulation

In sub-Saharan Africa mining is no longer about the extraction of minerals, it has become the mainstay of mineral producing economies...

By Patience Panashe 2 days ago

FINANCE

Mobile money transfers have taken off in Somalia. But there are risks

A recent World Bank report showed that Somalia has one of the most active mobile money markets in the world, outpacing most other countries in Africa...

By Victor Odundo Owuor 2 days ago

HEALTHCARE

Award to fund paediatric heart disease research in Africa

There is a great need to focus on children with heart disease in Africa, an undeserved area of need...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

6 African startups among TIME's Genius Companies for 2018

Six African tech startups have been named alongside the likes of Apple, Netflix and SpaceX in TIME's 50 Genius Companies for 2018 list...

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators

Growing women's economic empowerment in Africa and creating the number one globally recognised platform for female entrepreneurship in Africa, is what AWIEF is about...

By Louise Marsland 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

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