Africa is a diverse continent with unique market conditions. Home to seven of the fastest growing economies and seven of the world's megacities, and with millions of young people entering the labour force each year, Africa is fertile ground...
Joanne Shields 3 days ago
"What Africa needs, across the board is insight and foresight. Whether that is government agencies getting a better handle on what crops grow best and where so that they can direct policy and investments or the individual farmer farming better. Doing this requires data..."
Cari Coetzee 3 days ago
The recently opened Norval Foundation in the Cape Town suburb of Steenberg offers a proud, new public resource and new levels of excellence in the curation and display of South African and African visual art.
Terry Levin 16 May 2018
As a key market and potential innovator, Africa is poised for rapid adoption, skipping generations of inherited ideas and practices to emerge as an early adopter for innovative solutions that take cognisance of the unique African context...
Warren Hewitt 16 May 2018
Are African businesses ready to become disruptors? Disruption is a trendy term - but disruption has been around since the big bang, and we've seen it operating through time at different scales...
Brett St Clair 15 May 2018
A photographer's paradise and an adventurer's utopia, there's no place in the world like Africa. In the spirit of celebrating the African continent and its people during #AfricaMonth, perhaps it's time to see what awaits you in your own backyard.
Chelsey Hale 15 May 2018
One of the strengths of marketing travel to Africa is that its destinations offer so much diversity. How would an African Tourism Board even begin to market the continent as one brand when there are so many cultures, ethnicities, landscapes and languages that comprise the continent?
Natalia Rosa 15 May 2018
At only 21 years of age, Thandazani Nofingxana - a fashion and textile designer and one of the 2018 Design Indaba Top 40 Emerging Creatives - has already established a strong design aesthetic that draws from his culture and experience as a young African man.
Ruth Cooper 14 May 2018
First announced in 2015, Growthpoint Investec African Properties (GIAP) is finally off the mark, commencing operations in the pan-African real estate market.
Sindy Peters 14 May 2018
The inaugural Women in Africa Forum took place during World Travel Market Africa 2018. Hosted by Women in Travel CIC founder Alessandra Alonso, the forum aimed to highlight the importance of women entrepreneurs in Africa...
Ruth Cooper 14 May 2018
Hapag-Lloyd recently opened a new office in Tema, Ghana as it continues its expansion across the continent. We interviewed Samad Osman, the Africa managing director for Hapag-Lloyd, and found out more about the current state of business for a logistics company in Africa...
Ilse van den Berg 14 May 2018
Everything from software to infrastructure to insights to security now has its very own as-a-service slot that can be accessed by any company, anywhere, on demand. The ubiquitous as-a-service model is the key to unlocking business potential across the continent...
Chris Ogden 11 May 2018