Africa needs to build its statistical capacity
Africa needs to build its statistical capacity

Investing in data for the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development goals was crucial if the continent is to achieve the goal of leaving no-one behind. High quality data is crucial for the success of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, said Economic Commission for Africa's Tinfissi Joseph Ilboudo, at High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) 2018.

2 days ago

President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron and founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation and chairman of UBA Group, Tony O. Elumelu.
Encourage young African entrepreneurs

LAGOS, NIGERIA - Entrepreneurship will help drive Africa's renaissance and the private sector needs to step up and aid young entrepreneurs, according to French President Emmanuel Macron.

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Google AI centres coming soon to Nigeria
Google AI centres coming soon to Nigeria

For Nigeria, the Google Next Billion Users plan is expected to provoke innovation on an unprecedented scale.

11 Jul 2018

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APO in exclusive Getty Images partnership

All the key moments of the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 will be shared with Getty Images customers through its global distribution network, which spans almost one million customers in 200 countries, after an exclusive partnership deal with APO Group which is publicising the Rugby Africa Gold Cup.

11 Jul 2018

Absa embraces Africa with new brand
Absa embraces Africa with new brand

Reclaiming its African roots, the Absa Group, formerly Barclays Africa, has started trading on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange with a new share code (ABG) and a new corporate identity.

11 Jul 2018

Peace Hyde joins Essence Festival media panel in US
Peace Hyde joins Essence Festival media panel in US

African media entrepreneur, Peace Hyde, also the presenter of various television business programmes on the continent, spoke at the annual Essence Festival in New Orleans this week on entrepreneurship and creating jobs in Africa.

10 Jul 2018

NEPAD to transform into new AU Development Agency
NEPAD to transform into new AU Development Agency

The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) will become part of the African Union Development Agency, a new technical body with its own legal identity within the African Union, to advance the continent's development vision.

10 Jul 2018

Impact of technological advancement in African countries
Impact of technological advancement in African countries

Today, technology is rapidly changing the world for the better. On one hand, we have virtual assistants reading and forwarding emails for us, and on the other hand, we have technologies like Big Data, cloud computing, blockchain, etc., that are driving businesses and facilitating payments.

10 Jul 2018

Donald Duke, Nigeria leader.
Driving trade to Africa

Driving global trade to African markets is the goal of ATIGS 2018, which this year focussed on Driving Trade, Unleashing Investment and Enhancing Economic Development: The Gateway to African Markets.

9 Jul 2018

CMO Council Report - CMOs committed to doing more with data
CMO Council Report - CMOs committed to doing more with data

AI-enriched data analysis has now become essential to customer engagement success. Yet, one in four marketing, commerce and supply chain leaders admit that there is simply not enough time, budget or patience to unlock all of the data's potential, notes a new report from the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council and IBM Watson Customer Engagement. The milestone study entitled, "Doing More with Data: Discovering Data-Accelerated Revenue Traction," was released today (Monday, 9 July).

9 Jul 2018

African Women in Business Network launched
African Women in Business Network launched

A network for African women in business on the continent has been launched by the Jeune Afrique Media Group to strengthen and support African women's leadership in Africa.

9 Jul 2018

The crucial role of client service excellence in agencies
The crucial role of client service excellence in agencies

It is the excitement of the pitch process, supported by a showcasing of quality creative and strategy work that inevitably secures a new account for an agency, but past this point, it is the client service department that must work to continuously deliver and grow the client relationship to retain the business.

By Mpho Nkomonde 9 Jul 2018