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MARKETING & MEDIA

Developing Africa's women filmmakers

The development and recognition of women within the film industry was a reoccurring theme throughout both ZIFF and the inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar, as African women topped the winners lists...

5 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Africa goes green and digital with a consortium of 30 agritech entrepreneurs

Compared to other industries, agriculture has been slow to adopt the leading edge of technologies from the Digital Revolution. The time has come for Africa to experience its own Green Revolution thanks to better access to financing information and technology...

By Aïda El Kohen and Hamza Rkha Chaham 7 hours ago

ICT

First fibre network from Cape to Cairo to be completed

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Telecom Egypt and Liquid Telecom will enable the completion of the first fibre network from Cape to Cairo...

7 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Secrets of a successful digital marketing strategy

If your company strategy is not complemented by a coordinated digital marketing strategy it is unlikely to generate the results you are looking for...

By Roy Morrison 8 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Nigeria's Farmcrowdy wins Digital Business of the Year Award

Nigerian agri-tech startup Farmcrowdy has won the African Digital Business of the Year Award for its solution that makes farms available for sponsorship...

By Tom Jackson 8 hours ago

TOURISM

Henley Passport Index: African countries introduce reciprocal measures to improve SA passport strength

Ethiopia, in particular, is easing entry requirements for foreign investors and privatising a number of key state-owned enterprises after years of a strong nationalist agenda...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Brands encouraged to rebrand to dotAfrica domain names

As major brands like Absa register, use and promote .africa (dotAfrica) domain names, the effect on commerce, education, health and other sectors could be profound...

1 day ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Enter the Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

South African engineers and those from other sub-Saharan countries are invited to enter the fifth edition...

1 day ago

ICT

Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Startups have been invited to apply for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa...

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

AfricaCom 2018 launches conference, expos

Shaping Africa's digital future - AfricaCom launches free headliner conference tracks with worldclass speaker lineup...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

AGOA must support AfCFTA

Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) remains critical in developing regional value chains in Africa and in support of AfCFTA...

1 day ago

TOURISM

How sporting events benefit the African continent

We chat with Tim Smith, managing partner at HVS Consulting to find out more about how sporting events like the 2018 FIFA World Cup has benefited the African continent and its tourism industry...

By Robin Fredericks 13 Jul 2018

ICT

These are the Top 10 African Innovators selected for SBC AfriTech

Startupbootcamp AfriTech has revealed the Top 10 African Innovators who will participate in its accelerator programme for 2018...

13 Jul 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa needs to build its statistical capacity

High quality data crucial for success of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, says the Economic Commission for Africa...

13 Jul 2018

RETAIL

The future of retail: Clicks, bricks and data-driven insights

Over the last 15 years, technology has reshaped the face of global retail. With billions of people spending more time online each day, the way we buy things has evolved...

By Sarah Quinlan 13 Jul 2018

TOURISM

Technology trends shaping the hospitality sector

Technology is progressively becoming the backbone of the hospitality sector, and the impact is significantly being felt by hoteliers in their interactions with consumers...

By Josephine Wawira 12 Jul 2018

AGRICULTURE

Kenya's Apollo Agriculture secures $500k funding

The funding comes in the form of a $250,000 convertible grant from the FMO MASSIF Fund and a $250,000 loan from the Rabobank Foundation, which Apollo Agriculture chief executive officer (CEO) Eli Pollak said would allow it to expand its lending reach and greatly accelerate its rate of learning...

By Tom Jackson 12 Jul 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Encourage young African entrepreneurs

Tony Elumelu Foundation hosts interactive session with Macron and 2000 young African entrepreneurs...

12 Jul 2018

TOURISM

Local tourism in Nigeria forecasted to get N3.6bn boost

International arrivals and employment expected to grow by 1.5% and 3.4% respectively by the end of 2018...

11 Jul 2018

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