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Wind and solar power need to be adopted more quickly to avoid fossil gas traps
Wind and solar power need to be adopted more quickly to avoid fossil gas trapsArticle

Many of Africa's leading economies have yet to harness the potential of wind and solar power, which are now amongst the cheapest forms of new electricity...

1 day ago

Finance minister, Tito Mboweni
Mboweni looks at Africa's post-Covid economic bounce backArticle

The global economy has been gravely affected by the Covid19 pandemic. However, 2021 looks promising and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) indicates growth of around 6% this year...

28 Apr 2021

South African content making waves internationally, from Annie to Bafta nominations
South African content making waves internationally, from Annie to Bafta nominationsArticle

Moffie has a big weekend coming up: producer Jack Sidey is nominated for an Outstanding Debut Bafta (British Academy Film Awards) and the critically acclaimed war movie is being released in the USA at select cinemas and streaming platforms by IFC Films...

Issued by Showmax 9 Apr 2021

Image: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering
Eni makes light oil find in Angola's Cuica prospectArticle

A new light oil resource with a size estimated between 200- and 250-million barrels of oil has been discovered in Block 15/06 offshore of Angola...

8 Apr 2021

TikTok signs licensing agreement with SAMRO and CAPASSO
TikTok signs licensing agreement with SAMRO and CAPASSOArticle

TikTok has announced a multi-year licensing agreement with the Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) and Composers Authors and Publishers Association (CAPASSO)....

6 Apr 2021

John Deere to expand construction brand into 18 new countries in Africa
John Deere to expand construction brand into 18 new countries in AfricaArticle

John Deere is expanding its construction brand into 18 new countries across southern and western Africa...

24 Mar 2021

Create is the most awarded advertising agency in Mozambique
Create is the most awarded advertising agency in MozambiqueArticle

After a tough year, Create Mozambique was the most awarded advertising agency in Mozambique...

Issued by Dentsu 26 Feb 2021

Young Angolans protest for bettter living conditions in the capital Luanda in 2020. EFE-EPA
Why being endowed with oil is not always a boon: the case of Nigeria and AngolaArticle

In countries with weak governance institutions, natural resource wealth tends to be a curse instead of a blessing...

Ross Harvey 18 Feb 2021

AU Commission has made a good start on gender equality. But a lot remains to be done
AU Commission has made a good start on gender equality. But a lot remains to be doneArticle

Four of the commissioners are now women. They will work with the AU Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat from Chad (re-elected)...

Ashwanee Budoo-Scholtz 18 Feb 2021

The journey to telling the African story through podcasting
The journey to telling the African story through podcastingArticle

On 12 February 2021, African and international podcasters and podcast enthusiasts alike celebrated #AfricaPodcastDay by participating in the inaugural Africa Podfest...

17 Feb 2021

Itu Senne shares how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketing
Itu Senne shares how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketingArticle

Itu Senne, the newly appointed head of marketing at SuperSport, shares the importance of sport in South Africa, the shift in digital marketing and how Covid-19 has impacted the world of sports marketing...

Evan-Lee Courie 5 Feb 2021

FAO, AFD project to boost sustainable wildlife management, food security in southern Africa
FAO, AFD project to boost sustainable wildlife management, food security in southern AfricaArticle

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the French Development Agency has launched a new 3.5 million Euro project to improve sustainable wildlife management and food security in the world's largest terrestrial transfrontier conservation area...

4 Feb 2021

All the Global Startup Awards 2019 winners
All the Global Startup Awards 2019 winnersArticle

Starting in the Nordics, Denmark in 2012, the Global Startup Awards annually selects and awards those within their respective regional tech / web industries that have shown outstanding achievements in business and service to the community.

29 Jan 2021

Women who had a secondary or higher level of education were more likely to test for HIV than women who had no formal education. Shutterstock
African countries differ widely in prenatal HIV testing: why it mattersArticle

The introduction of antiretroviral drugs has resulted in a remarkable decline in mother-to-child transmission of HIV...

Anthony Idowu Ajayi 13 Jan 2021

Angola's focus on local content in oil & gas sector
Angola's focus on local content in oil & gas sectorArticle

For decades, many of Africa's oil- and gas-producing states followed a predictable pattern. They treated their oil and gas primarily as raw materials that could be sold abroad for a quick profit...

NJ Ayuk 12 Jan 2021

7 local highlights now on Showmax: From Moffie to 4 Africa Movie Academy Award-winners from SA
7 local highlights now on Showmax: From Moffie to 4 Africa Movie Academy Award-winners from SAArticle

These are the seven local highlights currently streaming on Showmax: Moffie, Fiela Se Kind, Lebo M - Coming Home, The Letter Reader, Knuckle City, The Ghost and The House of Truth...

Issued by Showmax 7 Jan 2021

Trade and industry minister, Ebrahim Patel
New dawn in African tradeArticle

The transition from 2020 into 2021 was marked by two significant landmarks in global trade...

5 Jan 2021

African films and series that made waves internationally in 2020
African films and series that made waves internationally in 2020Article

Zog, The Snail and the Whale, Rafiki, Moffie, Buddha in Africa, Yvonne Orji: Momma, I Made It and more...

Issued by Showmax 15 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Energy & Mining
#BestofBiz 2020: Energy & MiningArticle

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

14 Dec 2020

All the 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards nominees
All the 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards nomineesArticle

The nominees have been revealed for the MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 (MAMA).

10 Dec 2020

Global trade connectivity rebounds, signals recovery from Covid-19 setback
Global trade connectivity rebounds, signals recovery from Covid-19 setbackArticle

Trade and capital flows have already started to recover and international data flows surged during the spreading pandemic as in-person contact migrated online, boosting international internet traffic, phone calls and e-commerce...

7 Dec 2020

25 African tech startups advance in Seedstars World Competition 2020
25 African tech startups advance in Seedstars World Competition 2020Article

The local winners of the Seedstars World Competition (SSW) 2020 have been announced with 25 startups from Africa included in the batch...

24 Nov 2020

Maersk Voyager, deepwater drip ship. Photo supplied
Oil & gas activities trigger big investments in Namibia, Angola and South AfricaArticle

Last spring, the Maersk Voyager, an ultra-deepwater drillship under contract by French supermajor Total, sank a wildcat well to a depth of 3,628 metres (11,903 feet) in Block 48...

NJ Ayuk 24 Nov 2020

Millions of individuals benefit from major public health contribution in face of rising cases of Covid-19
Millions of individuals benefit from major public health contribution in face of rising cases of Covid-19Article

Jik assists SA government in making public clinics safer...

Issued by Jik 19 Nov 2020

Covid-19 has accelerated the pace of energy transitions
Covid-19 has accelerated the pace of energy transitionsArticle

Spurred on by the Covid-19 global pandemic, the world is finally galvanising its commitment to move towards a green and sustainable future by mid-century, and the global energy transition is the cornerstone of this new world...

12 Nov 2020

Professor Njuguna Ndung’u
Business as usual in post-pandemic recovery will only reinforce economic hardshipArticle

Africa's low level of economic diversification is a leading factor in the continent's economic fragility. Further, the Covid-19 pandemic has magnified the risks of countries' over-dependence on a single natural resource such as oil...

Njuguna Ndung'u 28 Sep 2020

Rainfall outlook for the summer season
Rainfall outlook for the summer seasonArticle

During a webinar hosted by Agricultural Writers SA, Gariep branch, Johan van den Berg, an independent weather expert and climatologist, took a closer look at expected rainfall patterns for the coming summer months, meteorological droughts and contributing factors, global warming, and the effect of the sun on the planet...

Carin Venter 21 Sep 2020

Reflections from Michelin South Africa's new managing director
Reflections from Michelin South Africa's new managing directorArticle

Since taking over as the managing director for Michelin South Africa, Marcus Baffoe-Bonnie has led the business, and its 10 cluster of countries, through major shifts that have built on the work of his predecessors...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 17 Sep 2020

How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancing
How 'Jerusalema' has got the world dancingArticle

'Jerusalema' by South African DJ and record producer, Master KG, featuring Nomcebo Zikode, has taken the world by storm as people around the world have now even created a dance challenge with the song...

Issued by Meltwater 14 Sep 2020

Image: Total
Africa needs to do a better job to attract exploration investmentArticle

Africa needs to do a better job of attracting exploration investment as the global competition increases...

1 Sep 2020

8 African highlights to stream on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria
8 African highlights to stream on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in NigeriaArticle

Here are eight African highlights you can catch on Showmax, from Love Island in Cape Town to Sol Family in Kenya to Big Brother in Nigeria...

Issued by Showmax 27 Aug 2020

Encounters 2020: In praise of docci 'SanDance!'
Encounters 2020: In praise of docci 'SanDance!'Article

SanDance! is billed as a journey to the heart of Africa's original dance culture, but it's much more than that. It opens a door onto a segment of African culture that is in danger of dying out...

Michael Britton 25 Aug 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Roque Online is connecting informal traders to larger markets in Angola
#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Roque Online is connecting informal traders to larger markets in AngolaArticle

World Entrepreneurs' Day serves the purpose of creating awareness of entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the world...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Aug 2020

Covid-19 heats up energy transition in Africa
Covid-19 heats up energy transition in AfricaArticle

Covid-19 has amplified the existential crisis facing the fossil fuel industries, and has potentially accelerated the global transition to cleaner energies, with far-reaching consequences for economies in sub-Saharan Africa...

18 Aug 2020

Residents of Lamu, Kenya, accuse the government of ignoring their concerns and going ahead with the construction of a huge port. TONY KARUMBA/AFP via Getty Images
Review of nine African 'blue economy' projects shows what works and what doesn'tArticle

Africa has 38 coastal countries and six islands whose maritime industry is estimated to be worth $1trn per year. This figure will increase as they develop their offshore hydrocarbon, energy, tourism, maritime transport, shipping and fishing sectors...

Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood 12 Aug 2020

ITA invests to grow Africa's connectivity
ITA invests to grow Africa's connectivityArticle

Internet Technologies Angola (ITA) have invested in its network infrastructure by establishing a new interconnection node in Angola hosted in the ITA Data Center...

27 Jul 2020

More doccies added to 2020 Encounters Fest lineup
More doccies added to 2020 Encounters Fest lineupArticle

More documentaries have been added to the 2020 Encounters Documentary Film Festival lineup. This year's festival programme will make almost all films on the programme free-of-charge to view on virtual platforms from 20 to 30 August 2020...

24 Jul 2020

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Virtual conference to upskill supply chain, procurement professionalsArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has put the spotlight on supply chains and pushed supply chain professionals to their limits...

14 Jul 2020

Akinwumi Adesina leads a bank that has the USA as its second largest shareholder. CGIAR/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-NC-SA
Independence is at the heart of the African Development Bank's ability to be effectiveArticle

Independence is a cardinal pillar for organisations that are set up to deliver a public good. Their success depends on it...

Kalu Ojah 13 Jul 2020

Preventing Covid-19 from becoming a hunger crisis in Africa
Preventing Covid-19 from becoming a hunger crisis in AfricaArticle

In the last several months, Covid-19 has taken up nearly every news headline in nearly every country in the world. The health impact, testing, confinement, and trying to curb the pandemic have rightly been at the forefront...

Mimi Alemayehou 6 Jul 2020

Angola more exposed to financial crisis
Angola more exposed to financial crisisArticle

The Angolan economy is essentially based on oil exploitation. João Lourenço is counting on the First Lady and two ministers to restore Angola's balance sheets after the fall of the oil price...

Craig Lebrau, Issued by Lebrau Press 2 Jul 2020

Innovation is the key to airline recovery in a Covid world
Innovation is the key to airline recovery in a Covid worldArticle

From tsunamis to ash clouds and global financial crises, the travel industry has seen its share of setbacks over the past few years...

Maher Koubaa 25 Jun 2020

High Court rules SRD grant should be available to asylum seekers, special permit holders
High Court rules SRD grant should be available to asylum seekers, special permit holdersArticle

On 18 June 2020, the Gauteng High Court gave judgment declaring that eligible special permit holders, and asylum seekers with visas valid on 15 March 2020 can access the Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant...

Dibuseng Motlokoa and Laura Macfarlane 24 Jun 2020

Paratus sets eyes on Botswana
Paratus sets eyes on BotswanaArticle

Paratus is taking the cluttered ISP market in Botswana by storm...

12 Jun 2020

DHL Express cements commitment to growing African e-commerce with strategic investment in Link Commerce
DHL Express cements commitment to growing African e-commerce with strategic investment in Link CommerceArticle

DHL Express announced its minority stake acquisition in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that helped the logistics company develop its hugely successful DHL Africa eShop platform...

Issued by Link Commerce 8 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Ukheshe helping empower SA's youth through financial freedom
#YouthMonth: Ukheshe helping empower SA's youth through financial freedomArticle

We chatted to Clayton Hayward, co-founder and MD of UKheshe, to find out more about the Ukheshe platform, what some of the barriers are for financial inclusion among SA's youth...

Sindy Peters 4 Jun 2020

Julia Sudnitskaya/Shutterstock via The Conversation.
Africans are concerned about ills of social media but oppose government restrictionsArticle

When it comes to fighting Covid-19 in Africa, the internet and social media have been a double-edged sword. But concerns about misinformation extend beyond the Covid-19 crisis...

Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz 3 Jun 2020

Covid-19 swings the spotlight back onto emerging countries' debt
Covid-19 swings the spotlight back onto emerging countries' debtArticle

While the focus so far has been mainly on China, Europe and the United States, the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic are likely to be even more severe for emerging economies...

1 Jun 2020

Ghana is still finding ways of maximising its oil wealth. Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA
Ghana has tried to be responsible with its oil wealth. This is howArticle

After Ghana discovered oil and gas in 2007, the government and civil society aspired to avoid the "resource curse". This is when countries have an abundance of non-renewable natural resources but no economic growth...

Emmanuel Graham, Ismael Ackah, Nathan Andrews & Ransford Edward 29 May 2020

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