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Research calls for new approach to youth strategies in Africa

Innovative research released by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa…

15 hours ago

African startup using AI to produce news stories

Tech startup, Controvert Media has implemented the use of artificial intelligence robots to automatically write and post news articles on the internet…

2 days ago

New insurance brand launched in Botswana

New Bryte Insurance launches in Botswana with plans to expand into other African countries…

By Hanna Ziady 2 days ago

African alliance to strengthen economic corridors

The African Corridor Management Alliance is expected to coordinate the sharing of best practices and other strategies…

17 Feb 2017

Customer centricity and collaboration for all

First came Marketing2020, then came Insights2020. In their latest industry shakeup, Kantar Vermeer has put the wheel in motion for the formation of a local South African CMO Council. Frank van den Driest, Kantar Vermeer's chief client officer, shares how this will strengthen the local marketing industry...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Feb 2017

Lesotho government takes two radio stations off air

Four days ahead of the commemoration of the World Radio Day on 13 February 2017, the government of Lesotho cut the broadcasting signals of two local radio stations…

16 Feb 2017

Consumer insights agency raises seed capital

Bamba, a boutique African data collection agency, raises $1.1 million USD in first seed round…

16 Feb 2017

Improving climate change resilience in Madagascar

Strengthening the adaptation and resilience of rural communities facing climate change in Madagascar…

16 Feb 2017

Education campaign by Lesotho land administration

A brochure campaign for the Lesotho Land Administration Authority…

16 Feb 2017

UN urges Cameroon to restore internet services

The UN Special Rapporteur will continue to monitor developments in Cameroon closely, and is at the disposal of the authorities to provide assistance or advice as required…

14 Feb 2017

Ambiente: Feedback from Frankfurt

Ambiente is one of the leading trade fairs showcasing design across dining, giving and living…

By Dave Nemeth 13 Feb 2017

The transformation balancing act: SA faces a tipping point

SONA 2017 highlighted two key issues that must be carefully balanced: addressing economic inequality and encouraging FDI...

By Dharmesh Nagar 13 Feb 2017

No-frills hotel chain woos business travellers in East Africa

International hotel chain Tune has introduced the no-frills hospitality concept in Kenya's capital Nairobi. This is the company's first foray into Africa…

13 Feb 2017

Silvertree acquires Nigeria's TopCheck

TopCheck, Nigeria's leading price comparison site for financial services, offering free online comparison for insurance products, loans, and broadband internet plans, has been bought by Silvertree…

13 Feb 2017

Major airlines reject re-routes during Abuja airport closure

International airlines are refusing to fly to an alternative hub when the only airport serving Nigeria's capital shuts down, forcing travellers to make lengthy detours at extra cost…

10 Feb 2017

58m travellers for Africa in 2016

1.2 billion people travelled the world in 2016 and of that, 58 million went to Africa – UNWTO…

6 Feb 2017

German-African business summit opens this week

The first German-African business summit to be held in Africa, opens in Nairobi this week…

6 Feb 2017

Content partnership between IrokoX, MTA Interactive

IrokoX signs exclusive partnership with MTA Interactive…

6 Feb 2017

Africa's first city ‘Resilience Strategy' unveiled for Dakar

Dakar unveils Africa's first ‘Resilience Strategy' in Partnership with 100 resilient cities…

3 Feb 2017

Here's a free tool for valuing your startup

Nigerian company CompexAfrica has launched a free online business valuation tool for startup owners…

By Tom Jackson 3 Feb 2017

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