An initiative to heighten access to TB-related services and information among affected mining communities is currently being undertaken by the World Bank. This is a follow-on from several pilot projects conducted over the past two years.
12 Oct 2016
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead. Business spending is expected to grow from $2.6 trillion in 2015 to $3.5 trillion by 2025.
16 Sep 2016
A study suggests a far more complex history for the Khoisan populations than originally predicted, pointing to geography and ecology as major influences to the genetic makeup of these groups of people.
8 Sep 2016
LAGOS, NIGERIA: With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent.
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
Botswana appears to have achieved very high rates of HIV diagnosis, treatment, and viral suppression - much better than most Western nations, including the United States - according to a new study from Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and colleagues in Botswana.
3 May 2016
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014
Food security in the sub-Saharan African region improved this year because of greater food availability and income growth‚ the DuPont global food security index shows.
7 Aug 2013
SA's biggest drug manufacturer Aspen Pharmacare expects its Asia-Pacific business to generate the biggest share of the company's revenue by the end of the year‚ its chief executive Stephen Saad said at the release of its interim results for the six months to December.
Tamar Kahn 8 Mar 2013
Following a trade agreement reached between the World Trade Center Africa Initiative and Italy, business between Africa and Europe is set to receive a significant boost. The agreement will see business leaders from 12 African countries meet their Italian counterparts in on-site deal rooms next year, at the inaugural Afritalia Commerce Exchange.
12 Oct 2011
LONDON: The panel of judges has been announced for the eighth Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards set to take place on 30 June 2011. The annual awards aims to encourage more prolific reporting of economic opportunities in Africa and to celebrate excellence in business journalism.
15 Mar 2011