I work with a client who is a business leader in the telecommunications industry in Africa. He insists that his perception of risk when it comes to doing business in Africa is different from most people because he never bases his opinion of any country on a Google search.
Mimi Kalinda 10 minutes ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The chairperson of the African Union Commission stressed that the "cowardly attack" in Nairobi, Kenya, once again, underlined the imperative for renewed and reinvigorated efforts to combat terrorism throughout the continent.
15 hours ago
Delegates from the government of Rwanda participated in a four-day New Economy workshop at Alibaba's headquarters in Hangzhou, China, to learn about FinTech, logistics, eCommerce and big data technologies.
23 hours ago
"This is not the year of the mobile phone". The African consumer is tired of hearing this because the mobile phone has been in their hands since 2011, so what next?
Lynette Hundermark 23 hours ago
New APO Group CEO, Lionel Reina, told Bizcommunity.Africa that the continent's major asset is its young and dynamic population, who believe they can affect change and be conducive to Africa's development and success.
23 hours ago
The social impact space is buzzing. Social entrepreneurship is the next "rock star" career, there's more investment flowing into social ventures, more pitching competitions and more attention to the wonderful philosophy of making money and solving development challenges - at the same time.
Andy Hadfield 1 day ago
The Committee to Protect Journalists joined more than 20 rights organisations and the #KeepItOn Coalition to call for authorities in Zimbabwe to restore internet and social media services, commit to maintaining internet access, and encourage accountability from telecommunication and internet service providers to respect human rights.
1 day ago
It seems crazy to need to write an article stating the obvious but so be it. As we begin 2019, our industry sits quaking in its ethically sourced vintage leather boots. Panic and anxiety around data, consultants, insourcing, etc. But has this all not been self-inflicted? Is this all the final acknowledgement of an industry with an identity crisis?
Mike Silver 1 day ago
When you study the world's most iconic work from recent times, you see patterns that may give you a direction of where everything is headed - at least in the short term. However, the world is extremely complex currently, and nothing is clearly defined, especially in the long term.
Peter Khoury 1 day ago
Kalliebree Keynerd, head of social media at Joe Public Connect, predicts we'll see more of the following six trends over the coming months.
Kalliebree Keynerd 1 day ago
Shopping - love it or hate it, it's nearly impossible to escape the banality or adventure that competes for consumers' precious time. It takes us away from the things we would rather be doing or it can provide immersive and enjoyable experiences.
Ailsa Wingfield 3 days ago
CX is everything. Businesses boom because they offer awesome differentiated customer experience, online and offline. The big trends in 2019 will follow this rule.
Godfrey Parkin 14 Jan 2019