The first report in a series of innovation white papers on Africa looks at the challenges in solving innovation ecosystem challenges...
The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum has officially announced the finalists for AWIEF Awards 2018...
'Wind of hope' blowing through Horn of Africa says UN chief, as Ethiopia and Eritrea sign historic peace accord...
United Nations supports member states to align national development plans with Sustainable Development Goals...
Registration for the prestigious 2018 African Digital Media Awards has opened...
New African Heritage TV channel AfrikayaTV to launch on Heritage Day...
The 65th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 21 June, with the 2018 Innovation and Product Design winners announced during the Innovation award ceremony...
21 Jun 2018
A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia and can decimate infected populations. Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV) has now been confirmed in five countries on three continents...
29 May 2017
HAVANA - Until recently, Milena Reyes spent her days slogging around the jungle, dressed in combat fatigues and carrying an assault rifle...
29 Dec 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
SABMiller faces some changes in its most profitable region, Latin America, as its dominance is put to the test and as the region's economy slows...
23 Dec 2014
PEREIRA, COLOMBIA: Our start-up is now six years old, and during that time we have learned a lot, mainly from mistakes - and from the only two initiatives that were correct from the beginning and are still present today.
Christian Ángel 26 May 2014
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos lashed out at cyber-espionage allegedly carried out by a computer expert who worked for his main rival in presidential elections.
9 May 2014
NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.
19 Dec 2013
PARIS, FRANCE: Retailer Carrefour, a global leader in the supermarket business, reported a recovery into profit in the first half on Thursday, 29 August, and the company's shares rose 3.71% to €23.63.
30 Aug 2013
BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA: Paywalls are a hot topic for news publishers everywhere in the world, and Latin America is no exception...
21 Aug 2013
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Brazil on Tuesday following a stop in Colombia that saw him defending American internet surveillance programs.
14 Aug 2013
BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is bringing its renowned Digital Media conferences to Latin America, with the first ever Digital Media Latinoamérica conference to be held in Bogotá, Colombia, on 30 and 31 October 2013.
17 Jul 2013
Transnet Engineering (TE), a unit of the state-owned freight and logistics company, is exploring new narrow-gauge markets in Latin America, South-east Asia and Australia in a bid to meet its growth targets, according to strategy and marketing general manager Thoba Majoka.
Nicky Smith 6 May 2013
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: MediaCom, one of the world's leading media agencies has consolidated its operation in Colombia through the acquisition of Massive, a well-known local agency, strengthening its regional presence and reinforcing its service offer in this market.
29 Jan 2013
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA: Comcel created a new product and character to become the preferred mobile provider on the coast of Colombia.
10 Oct 2012
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, has announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). The WCY rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.
1 Jun 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.
8 Feb 2012