Monthly Archives: March 2017

Brand valuation missing the so what

James Maposa

Director Consultant

Intergroup Brand Science (formerly Interbrand Africa) read more

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Zanzibar tourism attracting more emerging markets including the Gulf region

Hafsa Mbamba | Founder & Managing Director read more

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AFRICA IS READY FOR HIGH TECH SOLUTIONS

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. read more

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EU and CARE support renewable energy and road sector in Somalia

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. read more

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UK and Japan collaborate to stop mining in Angola

The collaboration between UK and Japan will help clear Angolan mine fields to support economic development by increasing available agricultural land read more

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Kenyans abroad are the biggest senders of mobile to mobile remittances

As M-PESA turns 10, data shows 93% of WorldRemit’s money transfers to Kenya go to mobile money accounts read more

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Mauritian government to host eLearning Africa 2017

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. read more

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Destination Africa: big growth in international arrivals

Countries rebound from Ebola and security concerns read more

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South Africa and Oman Commit to Enhance Trade Relations

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 read more

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Billions of bottles recycled in South Africa

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. read more

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Future Options to Store Energy near Cape Town’s City Centre

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. read more

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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. read more

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Kenya: International Air Arrivals on Steady Growth Curve

Forecast urges aviation sector stakeholders to open up the skies. read more

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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” read more

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