Smartphone use in high growth markets like India and Africa differs from developed markets. This is because there are a very different set of constraints in operation, most of which stem from cost and infrastructure. If businesses want to deliver successful mobile services to emerging markets, they need to understand local nuances and design a business model that fits.
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WASHINGTON D.C., USA - Jay Ireland, President and CEO of GE Africa, was named as chair of the second President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) by US Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker.
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Kenyan born Njeri Kabeberi, has been appointed executive director for Greenpeace Africa after an extensive search for a combination of skills required to drive the organisation towards a people-powered movement.
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Analysis of International air travel to East Africa this year (January to August) by ForwardKeys, a company that predicts future travel patterns by analysing 14 million booking transactions a day, reveals strong growth of 11.2% compared with the same period last year.
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MOGADISHU, Somalia - Five million Somalis - more than 40% of the country's population - do not have sufficient food, according to a new assessment report released this past week in Mogadishu.
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As a marketer or customer engagement professional, imagine the cost-savings if you knew who in your database or lead list were likely to be the most profitable customers or most likely to respond?
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The internet, video games, television, and filmed entertainment segments of sub-Saharan Africa's entertainment and media industry are projected to continue to grow in the following years but the publishing industry is having to work very hard to make any headway, according to PwC's Entertainment and Media Outlook: 2016 - 2020 report (South Africa - Nigeria - Kenya).
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The African growth story is still real. Two years ago, the first US-Africa Business Forum drew the attention of the world to the promise of Africa. Governments and organisations discussed and debated opportunities in infrastructure, innovation, and workforce development, and together committed more than $33 billion in deals, investments, and financing to accelerate African growth.
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KHARTOUM, Sudan - The World Bank on Sunday urged Sudan to undertake swift structural reforms to revive its ailing economy, which a top Sudanese official insisted had been adversely impacted by US trade sanctions.
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Fashion designers, models, artists, fashion buyers, journalists and fashion lovers from the world will participate in the Ghana Fashion and Design Week 2016, 21 - 23 October 2016, at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra. This year's event has been branded, 'the Neo Africa edition'.
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Scandinavian company, Grundfos, have come with a solution that will improve access and payments for drinking water. The collaboration ensures easy connection of mobile wallet providers and water service providers, to simplify access for the end consumer.
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