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MARKETING & MEDIA

Winners announced in African Persons of the Year

The African Leadership magazine Persons of the Year Awards committee has unveiled the winners for different categories, with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi emerging as the African Political Leader of the Year 2019; and African of the Year 2019, awarded to Dr Akinwumi Adesina...

1 hour ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

2020: Building the emotive link between customers and our brands

The ability to build an emotional connection between a brand, an entertainment property, a service, and its consumers, is becoming very much more difficult...

By Alan Radmall 17 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Can African smallholders farm themselves out of poverty?

Smallholder farming might not be able to generate enough value on its own, but farmers still need support...

22 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

New report: Africa gains development ground but new inequalities emerging

The 2019 Human Development Report from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has found that while African countries have made significant strides in advancing human development, a new generation of inequalities is opening up...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The world's worst jailers of journalists

The number of journalists imprisoned globally for their work in 2019 remains near record highs. China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt are world's worst jailers of journalists...

By Elana Beiser 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Experts meet to validate AfCFTA Business Index

The aim of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) index is to provide an assessment of the extent to which businesses across Africa find trading across borders in Africa challenging, and to identify the main barriers to trade...

1 day ago

TOURISM

Experiences aren't always better for the planet than products - here's how to make memories sustainably

Many businesses are capitalising on the rise in experience-seeking with new and expensive ways to make memories -- and many of them are just as damaging for the planet as products...

By Brendan Canavan 1 day ago

RETAIL

Fashionomics Africa launches "game-changer for Africa's fashion entrepreneurs"

Fashionomics Africa's pilot phase of a digital marketplace is set to connect African creators with the world...

2 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Seedstars Summit Africa reaches its peak

Seedstars World, a seed-stage startup competition for emerging markets and fast-growing startup scenes, has come to its peak during the latest edition Seedstars Summit Africa in South Africa...

3 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

OceanHub Africa launches to support ocean economy innovation

Around the world, ocean-impact accelerators are emerging as societies start to realise the importance of focusing efforts and investments towards healthier oceans...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Youth must have a seat at the table to unlock jobs and economic growth

Bring us to the table to unlock youth jobs and power growth, say young African entrepreneurs...

3 days ago

ENERGY & MINING

Smart mining is the key to competitiveness

Smarter mining, embracing the total value chain and finding solutions to the new realities that the industry faces, holds the key to remaining competitive in a fiercely contested marketplace...

By Eric Croeser 3 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

The digital economy's environmental footprint is threatening the planet

Modern society has given significant attention to the promises of the digital economy over the past decade. But it has given little attention to its negative environmental footprint...

By Raynold Wonder Alorse 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Live event platform for African women launches

Former CNN anchors launch Rouse, a live event platform for women of African descent...

6 Dec 2019

HEALTHCARE

Using nanomedicine to fight TB

Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the world's deadliest infectious diseases. It's massive, it's tricky, and treatment can be exhausting (and toxic). But there may be new hope for TB treatment on the horizon: nanomedicine.

By Nicklaus Kruger 6 Dec 2019

ENERGY & MINING

Market access and cooperation will unlock opportunities in Africa's energy sector

Africa's energy sector is a catalyst for growth and development across the continent. Industry and investors need to stay abreast of the high-speed advances in the energy landscape...

6 Dec 2019

AGRICULTURE

Global food prices up 2.7% in November

World food prices rose significantly in November, reaching their highest point in more than two years, driven by jumps in the international prices of meat products and vegetable oils...

6 Dec 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Pantone #ColorOfTheYear for 2020: Classic Blue

Pantone has announced its 2020 Color of the Year: Classic Blue...

6 Dec 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

AfDB launches coding centres of excellence across Africa

African Development Bank launches digital tool to help African youth learn to code...

6 Dec 2019

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