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Africa's energy sector steering towards renewables
Africa's energy sector steering towards renewablesArticle

A reduction in costs and the undeniable environmental benefits have resulted in a steady transition from traditional to renewable sources of power in recent years...

8 Feb 2021

Lanre Adisa, CEO/CCO of Noah's Ark Communications, Nigeria, and Loeries 2019 Live, PR and OOH juror.
#Loeries2019: "No place for one-size-fits-all in truly relatable regional storytelling" - Lanre AdisaArticle

With the year's biggest international award shows done and dusted, I chatted to the regional jurors ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is this year's Live, PR and OOH juror Lanre Adisa, also CEO/CCO of Noah's Ark Communications, Nigeria...

Leigh Andrews 17 Jul 2019

African cities unite in Tshwane to promote climate resilience
African cities unite in Tshwane to promote climate resilienceArticle

Hosted by the City of Tshwane, the 5th annual African Capital Cities Sustainability Forum (ACCSF) is currently under way...

25 Jun 2019

Why food safety in Africa's informal markets must be driven by consumers
Why food safety in Africa's informal markets must be driven by consumersArticle

Food safety studies in Ethiopia reveal that unlocking consumer demand for safe food is critical to stopping the millions of deaths and illnesses from foodborne pathogens across the continent...

Arie Havelaar and Ashagrie Zewdu Woldegiorgis 10 Jun 2019

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#AfricaMonth: How to do business in AfricaArticle

Addressing the well-being needs of Africans through a true collaborative effort between business, government, communities and the people who inhabit this continent will unlock future value...

31 May 2019

Capitalising on tech innovation for 2019
Capitalising on tech innovation for 2019Article

With 2019 already in full swing, thoughts inevitably turn to what to expect later this year...

Riaan Graham 14 Mar 2019

Private news, automation and the Moon: A peek into 2019
Private news, automation and the Moon: A peek into 2019Article

2018 was full of surprises and 2019 will have many more, says Andries Brink...

10 Jan 2019

African urbanisation tops RICS Africa Summit agenda
African urbanisation tops RICS Africa Summit agendaArticle

With the continent having one of the fastest urbanisation rates in the world, Africa's cities need to brace themselves for millions more people over the next few decades...

1 Mar 2017

Nairobi, Kenya. Image by 123RF
The African city of the futureArticle

The African city of the future: finding real alternatives to creating mere replicas of Dubai, Shanghai and Singapore...

14 Oct 2016

Future African city alternatives to creating mere replicas of Dubai, Shanghai and Singapore
Future African city alternatives to creating mere replicas of Dubai, Shanghai and SingaporeArticle

Professor Vanessa Watson, of the School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics, UCT, is part of an exciting speaker line-up at the upcoming African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit in Cape Town from 2-3 November...

Issued by Spintelligent 12 Oct 2016

New horizons for SA's urban spaces
New horizons for SA's urban spacesArticle

South Africa's grand plan to change the face of urban development is set to create vibrant spaces that are geared towards inclusive living and growth in the country's towns and cities...

1 Jun 2016

Dr Joan Clos
Urbanisation is a tool for developmentArticle

Growing urbanisation could be a big opportunity for Africa...

18 Apr 2016

Robyn de Villiers
[BizTrends 2016] Doing business in AfricaArticle

Finding the balance between the opportunities and the risks is the right way to do business in Africa. These are the key trends driving investment in Africa...

Robyn de Villiers 15 Jan 2016

South Africa will remain a dominant intra-Africa investor
South Africa will remain a dominant intra-Africa investorArticle

Concerns about 'red tape' and perceived corruption are still top of mind for investors who are looking to enter African markets...

23 Apr 2015

Y&R Advertising partners in East Africa
Y&R Advertising partners in East AfricaArticle

Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa and Africa, announced that Y&R Advertising and VML have partnered with leading, multi-disciplinary communications agency, Creative Edge Ltd, based in Nairobi...

12 Mar 2015

Affluent Africa drives demand for property
Affluent Africa drives demand for propertyArticle

The number of Africans with $30 million in assets - the ultra high net worth individual - is anticipated to rise by 53% to 2,858 by 2023, far outstripping the average pace of growth across the rest of the world...

11 Feb 2015

WWF report reveals a 76% decline in freshwater species
WWF report reveals a 76% decline in freshwater speciesArticle

According to the WWF's biennial Living Planet Report 2014, populations of fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles have declined by 52% since 1970.

6 Oct 2014

Global milk demand to outstrip supply over next decade
Global milk demand to outstrip supply over next decadeArticle

For the first time, the global demand for milk is set to overtake the available supply over the next decade. Milk supply is expected to lag demand by 2017, predominantly due to growth from Asia and Africa.

1 Oct 2014

New property trend emerging in Africa
New property trend emerging in AfricaArticle

In a presentation to a recent global retail conference in London, organised by the International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) and Thompson Reuters, Belinda Clur, managing director of Clur Research International, identified a new property sector opening up in African markets as retailers growing their presence there need or build their own distribution warehouses.

15 May 2013

Cape Town plans a R140bn 'baby'
Cape Town plans a R140bn 'baby'Article

A new city, with police stations, universities and cemeteries, could soon rise on the outskirts of Cape Town.

16 Apr 2013

Urban consumers 'to drive growth'
Urban consumers 'to drive growth'Article

Johannesburg and Cape Town will grow in size by 2020 to rank along with the largest emerging market cities, with consumer-spending markets that will be a magnet for investment by consumer-goods companies, a report on the continent's growing economies predicts.

Michael Bleby 28 Jun 2010

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