Muslims in Seychelles - A Historical Appraisal of their Legacy
Muslims in Seychelles - A Historical Appraisal of their Legacy

Muslims in Seychelles is a fascinating account of the history of Seychelles, taking the reader back in time when the Arabs and pirates used to frequent the islands, the French established a settlement, the British annexed the islands, the road to independence, the period during independence, the coup d'├ętat, introduction of a one-party state and re-introduction of a multi-party democracy.

Issued by Regent Business School 1 hour ago

Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards
Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards

The second round of the pan-African competition in PR and HR is open for submissions until 22 February 2017.

Issued by African Excellence Awards 1 hour ago

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.Africa domain will finally be available after legal victory

After years of legal battles, the domain name .Africa will be available to the general public to apply for domain names from 4 July according to reports by News24.

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Africa pays for fragmented cities, study finds

In a city such as London, commuters who travel for an hour to get to work pass 2.5 million jobs on the way, some of which would match their skills - so those who lose a job have much opportunity to find another.

By Hilary Joffe 8 hours ago

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ECA, AfDB ploughing together for Central Africa's development

YAOUNDE, Cameroon - A higher degree of experience sharing among development partners would make a huge difference in technically supporting the economies of Central Africa, say the two top officials of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) serving in Cameroon and Central Africa.

9 hours ago

Africa travel industry on show in April
Africa travel industry on show in April

Africa Travel Week will be held in Cape Town from 19-23 April 2017. Three travel industry events all held at the Cape Town International Conference Centre, will take place over the course of an action-packed week including WTM Africa, ibtm africa, and ILTM Africa.

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World must act now to save lives in Somalia, UN agencies warn

As a devastating drought grips Somalia, UNICEF and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) are warning that only a massive and immediate scale-up of humanitarian assistance can help the country avoid falling into another catastrophe.

11 hours ago

Consumers prefer companies that make them feel good about themselves
Consumers prefer companies that make them feel good about themselves

Weber Shandwick has launched a report, The Company behind the Brand II: In Goodness We Trust, a global thought leadership study. A key finding is the degree to which products and services make individuals feel good or healthy, surpasses their interest in specific corporate responsibility initiatives, sometimes by wide margins.

3 days ago

Buzz and social media dominant in soft metrics in IPA Effectiveness Awards
Buzz and social media dominant in soft metrics in IPA Effectiveness Awards

Warc has released a comprehensive marketing effectiveness report, based on in-depth analysis and insights from the global IPA Effectiveness Awards 2016. Profit and penetration were among the most important business metrics while buzz and social media were the dominant soft metrics.

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Eight startup marketing strategies that always work

The primary aim of marketing is to understand the needs of the customers and deliver them in the most profitable and cost-effective way. Most clients are quality oriented rather than cost oriented; it is surprising that you will find many Ghana consumers hanging out in upscale clubs such as the Citizen Kofi in spite of the high prices just because the place is premium. Therefore, your marketing strategies should focus on meeting the demands of your customers and ensure they get the highest level of utility.

By Lisa Griffin 3 days ago

The Style Group innovates with modern social media commerce
The Style Group innovates with modern social media commerce

Nigerian contemporary lifestyle retail group, The Style Group is offering fashion, accessories and design services via modern social media commerce. In the booming social media and e-commerce market of Nigeria, its model is a hit and is reaching thousands of Nigerians eager to shop online.

3 days ago

Digital payment solutions for Kenya
Digital payment solutions for Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya - Mastercard commits to empowering over 150,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Kenya within 2017 by giving them access to Masterpass QR. The mobile driven, Person-to-Merchant payment solution will be introduced through various financial institutions and other partners in the market from February onwards.

3 days ago

Google Maps adds bucket list feature
Google Maps adds bucket list feature

Do you have a bucket list? Have you ever wanted to share your bucket list or favourite spots with out of town guests, but never got around to it? You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app.

15 Feb 2017