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TOURISM

Rethinking tourism so the locals actually benefit from hosting visitors

The future of tourism depends on ensuring visitors do not wear out their welcome. Giving locals more of a say in tourism can help ensure they share in the benefits and minimise the costs...

By Freya Higgins-Desbiolles 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

First Beninese film festival dedicated to women

Entries open for the Cotonou International Women's Film Festival in Benin...

3 days ago

HEALTHCARE

#AfricaMonth: Saving trauma patients

Where a person lives can drastically limit their access to trauma care...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Zimbabwe to launch 24 new TV channels

The Zimbabwean government is about to launch 24 television channels, where licences will be open to everyone to apply for...

3 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

#AfricaMonth: Ubuntu for the future of Africa

Africa's youth are the future of the continent and the philosophical principle of ubuntu can ensure a brighter tomorrow...

By Onyi Nwaneri 3 days ago

FINANCE

#AfricaMonth: Turning capitalism into Africapitalism

Given its colonial past, Africa has not had the opportunity to engage with the positive aspects or benefits of capitalism, having been integrated into the international economy in a position of subservience...

3 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Elephants reduced to a political football as Botswana brings back hunting

Botswana has reinstated trophy hunting after a five-year moratorium on the practice...

By Ross Harvey 3 days ago

LEGAL

#AfricaMonth: Seven things to consider when transacting in Africa

Baker McKenzie lawyers based in Africa, alongside the firm's global Africa specialists, as well as lawyers from our African Relationship Firms from across the continent, share their knowledge about what investors should consider when transacting in Africa...

By Morne van der Merwe and Wildu du Plessis 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Telecoming to expand its offering in the African mobile market

Telecoming has closed an agreement with African company Maliyo Games, a mobile gaming company in Nigeria, to distribute its offer in the region...

3 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Global disaster risk reduction platform calls for drastic change of course

The impacts of climate change, associated sea level rise and extreme weather are amplifying as a result of record greenhouse gas levels and combining with urbanisation, environmental degradation and water stress to produce interlocking crises...

23 May 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

IDG appoints Turn Left Media as Africa representative

IDG exclusively appoints Turn Left Media in Sub-Saharan Africa...

23 May 2019

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

President Robinson talks climate justice in Addis Ababa

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) recently hosted former president of Ireland and UN special envoy on El NiƱo and climate Mary Robinson, in a session dubbed 'A Conversation on Climate Justice'.

23 May 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

2019 AME Report released

The New York Festivals AME Awards has released the 2019 AME Report, a ranking of the world's most successful agencies, and advertisers according to their achievements in the AME Awards...

23 May 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Dangote ranked 11th on 50 World's Greatest Leaders 2019 list

Philanthropist and richest man in Africa, Nigeria's Aliko Dangote, has been ranked 11th of the 50 World's Greatest leaders for 2019...

22 May 2019

RETAIL

Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programme

The Impact Fund for African Creatives (IFFAC) is calling on designers to apply for its accelerator programme. The programme is focused on supporting and strengthening emerging African brands...

21 May 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Closing date for AWIEF Awards nominations extended

The closing date for the 2019 Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards nominations has been extended to 10 June 2019...

21 May 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaMonth: How can brands fuel growth in Africa?

Successful brands must have a strong local resonance and activation if they are to emotionally connect with consumers in Africa and fuel growth in the fast-changing region...

21 May 2019

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Water security research expenditure not reflecting scarcity reality

Researchers at the African Utility Week and PowerGen Africa conference and exhibition in Cape Town last week raised concerns over decreased expenditure on water security research...

By Alicestine October 21 May 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019

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