Daily Archives: May 29, 2017

Digital IQ for African companies track global averages—but South Africa is at risk of falling behind: PwC report

Most organisations around the world have not done enough to keep up with the digital era – and leadership is falling short, with many chief executives not yet fully engaged in the initiatives of digital transformation. African companies match their global peers in many measures of Digital IQ: just over half (52%) rate their organisation’s Digital IQ as strong – a score of 70% or greater. However, South African companies stand at risk, with less than half (47%) rating their organisation’s IQ over 70%. read more

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Heads of states and companies initiatives to Solve Africa’s travel barriers

Although the vision to unify Africa has been heard for long; the continent remained highly disconnected hampering travel and other economic unities that might support the continent development initiatives. Still, the continent citizens do not find it easy to travel within the continent due to price and time taking travel requirements. read more

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Gateway Fair: Dangote to spend 10 billion dollars on rice cultivation…gives tools to block makers

The Dangote Group (www.Dangote.com) shone at the just concluded 2017 Gateway Trade fair which was held in Abeokuta, emerging as the second most patronised exhibitor, just as the Group disclosed that it was investing N10 billion dollars in rice cultivation in five states to boost food self-sufficiency. read more

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Will Influencer Marketing take over Celebrity Endorsements?

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New Public-Private Partnership models could change the face of healthcare in Africa

Dr Amit Thakker, Chairman of the African Healthcare Federation read more

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Harnessing rather than suppressing informal trade can give Africa a boost

Africa’s vast but informal cross-border trade can contribute to improving livelihoods and increasing regional integration across the continent, according to a new report presented at a conference here. read more

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Regulations Protecting South Africans against Credit Card Fraud Among Strictest in the World

Karl Westvig, the CEO of Retail Capital read more

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