Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund
Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth US$10 million. In addition, Ma, planned to roll out a partnership with African universities to teach internet technology, artificial intelligence and e-commerce.

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Sthe Shabangu
Cultivating a culture of entrepreneurship in Africa

When it comes to the promise of growth in Africa, progress has become less a question of what can be achieved - and more of a question of what can't we achieve? Our potential as a continent is a living, growing force that is difficult to ignore.

By Sthe Shabangu 2 days ago

#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017
#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017

From artificial intelligence to rising data intelligence and brand safety, the IAB South Africa council heads have alerted the industry to the latest digital marketing trends for this year.

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Egypt approves France Telecom purchase of Mobinil

CAIRO: Egypt's financial regulator has approved the sale of the Egyptian telecom giant Mobinil to France Telecom's Orange, the official MENA agency has said.

14 Dec 2009

ICT sector drives Egypt economy

Reports have revealed that Egypt's overall economy expanded by 4.7% in the fiscal year through June, driven by the expansion of its ICT sector which grew by 14.6%.

31 Aug 2009

Egypt: Plenty of sun, nobody catching any rays

CAIRO: Egypt receives some of the highest annual solar radiation in the world, yet the desert country remains heavily dependent on fossil fuels.

By Cam McGrath 30 Jul 2009

E-library boost in Egypt

In Egypt, efforts to widen access to scientific material have been boosted by the launch of a US$60,000 digital library. The library, launched in June, boasts locally-produced research, and provides the Egyptian community with discounted journals by leading US scientific societies.

17 Jun 2009

Special SA "event visa" to be launched in Egypt

JOHANNESURG: The special "event visa" which will help process soccer fans faster at the country's airports, is to be launched on 27 April 2009, on national Freedom Day in South Africa.

By Nthambeleni Gabara 3 Apr 2009

Indian hair care company to open third plant in Egypt

Marico India will officially inaugurate Wednesday its third plant in Egypt's Sadat City that will bring Parachute, the company's largest selling hair care brand worth LE 700 million, to the Arab world's most populous market.

4 Nov 2008

eMarketing textbook finds its way to Kenya!

Tourism and online marketing have always been a likely couple. With the 2010 Soccer World Cup happening in South Africa, the need for local tourism agencies and service providers to catch up with eMarketing trends has increased evermore.

Issued by Mirum 22 Oct 2008

Egypt bans GPS capable mobile phones

As more phones come with built-in GPS capabilities, importing smartphones into Egypt is proving increasingly difficult - thanks to local laws which restrict the use of GPS without a license.

13 Oct 2008

Egypt "must give oil cash to poor"

Despite oil wealth, many Egyptians live in poverty. Now religious body issues edict.

17 Jun 2008

Demystifying voice and data communications systems

Alcatel-Lucent is organising a customised workshop for media professionals in Egypt in order to enhance their understanding of the "how and why" of voice and data communications systems, networks and terminology and the impact of these technologies on business decisions and opportunities.

11 Jun 2008

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