Reputation Management agency, Magna Carta, won the Africa PR Consultancy of the year category at the SABRE Awards in Berlin, Germany last night.
1 day ago
With a growing logistics network between SADC countries, it's important to keep mind of the requirements to operate successfully in a diverse and often challenging African environment. We recently published an article in which Hennie van Wyk, general manager at Crossroads Distribution, a logistics company that provides a range of supply chain solutions, highlighted three areas Logistics partners have to get right. We asked Van Wyk to tell us more about operating in Africa.
Cari Van Wyk 1 day ago
Ericsson and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning for Rwanda have signed a breakthrough agreement for the launch of a national interoperability switch based on the Ericsson M-Commerce Interconnect solution.
1 day ago
Kiira Motors Corporation (KMC) is a presidential initiative for automotive manufacturing in Uganda. The company has three successful vehicle prototypes under its belt, including Africa's first solar bus, and has now set itself the mammoth goal to begin the local manufacturing of proudly Ugandan commercial vehicles.
Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago
Small-scale farmers in Africa are increasingly facing challenges in production with factors such as climate change, drought, lack of access to capital, etc. taking its toll. It's necessary for these farmers to innovate and to form partnerships with organisations that can help them do so. In this, the farmers of Nakuru County has succeeded with the help of Premier Seed who assists farmers in building, although small, commercially viable farming businesses that are seeing them export to international markets. Simon Andys, founder of Premier Seed tells us more.
Cari Van Wyk 23 May 2016
Africa remains one of the preferred frontiers for investment opportunities and doing business, according to a report released by PwC Africa on Friday, 19 May 2016. Growth and foreign direct investment has continued in Africa amid the recent global economic uncertainty.
23 May 2016
Most recruiters these days will take a look at your LinkedIn profile to learn more about you if your CV captures their eye and they're interested in interviewing you. They also often scan relevant profiles on LinkedIn to identify people they think might be a match for positions they are struggling to fill or don't want to advertise.
Heidi Duvenage 23 May 2016
The SMART Africa Secretariat and Ericsson have entered an information and communications technologies (ICT) partnership to meet the goal of developing a more connected and fully functioning knowledge-based society in Africa.
23 May 2016
Following an extensive judging process involving hundreds of submissions from the best public relations and strategic communications firms across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, five African PR agencies are in the running for Africa PR Agency of the Year: Epic MSGLROUP, Atmosphere, Burson-Marsteller, Djembe Communications and Magna Carta.
23 May 2016
BBC Connected Studio and the BBC World Service have selected two teams from Lagos to pilot digital innovations aimed at helping the BBC reach young African audiences.
Tom Jackson 20 May 2016