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‘Made in Africa' content boosts African economies

With revenue from Africa's pay-TV market sitting at $4.4 billion and expected to exceed $6 billion by 2021, the time is now to continue the momentum of content production as a significant economic booster for African economies...

20 hours ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Mount Kenya University, RwandAir partner to promote aviation industry

Mount Kenya University Rwanda recently entered a memorandum of understanding with RwandAir in a bid to strengthen the field of academic training and research...

22 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Instant, secure, cashless payment for 33 African countries

Ecobank has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions to their consumers...

3 days ago

TOURISM

World tourism remains resilient despite global uncertainties

“This is the sixth year in a row that travel and tourism have outpaced the global economy, showing the sector's resilience, and the eagerness of people to continue to travel and discover new places..."

By Josephine Wawira 3 days ago

TOURISM

Ethiopia launches e-visa service for African and international MICE participants

The service enables MICE participants to issue their visa, book, pay and check-in their flight with Ethiopian Airlines - all online...

3 days ago

TOURISM

Fastjet releases Mozambique schedule

Fastjet has released its flight schedule operations to Mozambique which comes as positive news for Mozambique as a whole as travellers will achieve greater access to different destinations in the country...

3 days ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Air Tanzania signs MoU with Ethiopia on pilot training

Air Tanzania Company Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ethiopian Aviation Academy, aimed at helping Tanzanian pilots and engineers undergo capacity building training in Ethiopia...

By Iddy Mwema 3 days ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

RICS celebrates 150 years, calls for nominations of SA successes

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), launching its Pride in the Profession: Celebrating 150 years of surveying successes campaign, is calling for nominations from around the world...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa Innovation Prize 2018 call to entry

African Innovation Foundation calls for applications for the Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 Awards...

3 days ago

AUTOMOTIVE

California to allow autonomous cars without driver

California officials have unveiled new regulations that would allow autonomous vehicles to operate on state roads in test projects without a human operator...

3 days ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Uber's productive four years of economic transformation

Uber has in the last four years of its operation in Africa, changed perspectives in the transportation system while using technology to drive economic transformation in the sector.

By Emma Okonji 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa

AfricaCom 2017 presents a global speaker line-up in this uncertain age of digital disruption and transformation...

12 Oct 2017

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Chad extends key conservation area in national park

Chad is to boost protection for a key haven for endangered wildlife in the south of the country under an agreement with a conservation group...

12 Oct 2017

MARKETING & MEDIA

#BODCT: Surprise! THIS is today's African consumer

Read up on key insights from the first sessions of Business of Design - Mduduzi Simelane talks about how to enhance the continent's filmmakers, while trend analyst, Nicola Cooper shares a snapshot of today's African consumer. It's probably not who your brand is targeting...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Oct 2017

TOURISM

A new distribution landscape: Bringing blockchain to the travel industry

Lufthansa Group has partnered with Winding Tree which has dedicated itself to reorganising travel distribution. With a decentralised B2B marketplace system powering blockchain-based travel booking transactions...

11 Oct 2017

MARKETING & MEDIA

The compelling power of good storytelling in advertising

Bizcommunity.Africa columnist, Garikai Nhongo, on how to best use storytelling in advertising...

By Garikai Nhongo 11 Oct 2017

MARKETING & MEDIA

African female entrepreneurs can apply for Y-HER accelerator

African female entrepreneurs have been invited to apply for the Y-HER Accelerator Programme, which offers mentorship and a total of US$50,000 in prize funding...

By Tom Jackson 11 Oct 2017

AGRICULTURE

Dangote: Nigeria is learning how to produce the entire value chain

"We are not going to import anything any longer," said Aliko Dangote in a candid discussion with Claridges in London editor in chief Lionel Barber at the Financial Times' 4th annual Africa Summit...

10 Oct 2017

RETAIL

Deacons East Africa to negotiate sale of Mr Price to SA retailer

Deacons East Africa Plc has received board approval to enter into negotiations for the sale of the Mr Price franchise in Kenya...

10 Oct 2017

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