Monthly Archives: March 2017
Intergroup Brand Science (formerly Interbrand Africa)
Africa has been left behind in the development cycle of the globe. The continent currently faces an uphill task of realizing the UN Sustainable development goals (SDGs). There has been no other imperative time as now for Africa joins forces in public – private partnerships with high tech insititutions towards the realization of the SDGs.
Today, the Somali Education Authorities, together with the European Union and CARE International, launched a 3.8 million Euro project in Kismayu on vocational and higher education to train people in jobs related to road infrastructure and renewable energy.
The collaboration between UK and Japan will help clear Angolan mine fields to support economic development by increasing available agricultural land
As M-PESA turns 10, data shows 93% of WorldRemit’s money transfers to Kenya go to mobile money accounts
The organisers of eLearning Africa, the continent’s leading conference on technology assisted learning and training, announced that the Government of Mauritius has agreed to host this year’s conference in September.
Total trade between the two countries remained fairly consistent over the last five years and stood at R 5.9 billion in 2016, with Oman enjoying a trade surplus of R 4.7 billion, which is largely due to oil imports
Over 2 billion PET plastic bottles were recycled in South Africa last year. Plastic bottle recycled tonnage in SA has grown by over 800% since 2005.
Electric power arrived at Cape Town around 1900 with the construction of a coal-fired, steam-driven power station located near the Victoria and Alfred dockyard area. The location offered 2-advantages in that the power station was close to the unloading area of coal ships that could sail from Durban. The second advantage was that close proximity to the sea allowed for seawater cooling of the exhaust-steam condensers. For several years, City of Cape Town owned that power station that closed in 1965 and ended electric trolleybus operation in the city.
First Ever Germany-Africa Business Forum Urges German Companies to Trust in African Investment Potential
At the first ever Germany-Africa Business Forum, held March 23 at the Adlon Kempinski in Berlin, participants urged the German business community to intensify investments in the African continent. Highlighting Africa’s need for capital, machinery, technology and skills, speakers said German businesses were well positioned to add greater value.
Forecast urges aviation sector stakeholders to open up the skies.
Big increase in international pavilions at Agritech Expo Zambia shows global excitement about Zambian farming sector
“Agriculture key in the diversification of the Zambian economy”