Monthly Archives: August 2017

Market Competition for Commercial Vehicles in Africa Intensifies, says Frost & Sullivan

Asian OEMs are making rapid inroads into the African market as infrastructure developments present new growth opportunities read more

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Don’t Turn out the Lights on Dark Web Marketplaces

By Alastair Paterson, CEO and Co-Founder, Digital Shadows read more

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How African property markets can move beyond the ‘pioneering’ phase

by Selwyn Blieden, Head: Africa Coverage, Commercial Property Finance at Barclays Africa Group read more

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Hotels.ng, Nigeria’s Biggest Hotel Booking Company partners with the Akwa Ibom State Government on a Remote Internship Program

Hotels.ng to flag-off a special internship programme for Akwa Ibom Residents on the 1st of September, 2017 read more

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Nairobi sees 22% boost in domestic air travel capacity

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KENYA’S VISION 2030 ON TRACK FOLLOWING GENERAL ELECTION

  • Kenya’s Vision 2030 national blueprint remains underway following the re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at 2017 General Election.
  • The National Construction Authority will encourage improved building standards and construction training at the Annual Construction Research Conference and Exhibition.
  • The Big 5 Construct East Africa 2017 (1-3 November) will play host to 220 local and international exhibiting brands during the three days of National Construction Week.

The construction industry in Kenya will continue to flourish following on from the re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the 2017 General Election. With the Kenya Vision 2030 as a blueprint, all current projects are set to remain underway and the target still in sight. read more

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Africa Needs Data Centres Fast. Here’s the Solution…

Flexenclosure eCentre Mozambique Vodacom read more

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Feastfox raises R2.3 million from Silicon Valley investors

Feastfox, Cape Town’s spontaneous eating out app, announced that it has successfully closed its angel fundraising round, raising $175,000 (R2.3 million) primarily from Silicon Valley-based angels and VC firms. read more

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How do you like them apples?

Dynamic Cellular Disruption proves solution to a ‘pressing’ problem in the natural sugar concentrates market read more

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Progress of wind projects in Tanzania

Emerging Market Power (EMP) recently shared a positive news on the progress of the development of two wind projects across Tanzania, with construction expected to commence in 2019.  read more

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New study lifts up voices of small farmers in Mozambique

A research report released 3 August tells the story of small farmers in Mozambique who are adversely impacted by large-scale, foreign agricultural investments – and the alternative, ecumenical vision of life-giving agriculture. read more

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Frost & Sullivan: Africa still has ample opportunity for growth, despite current challenges

Frost & Sullivan GIL Africa – Frost & Sullivan Senior Partner, Dorman Followwill read more

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9 Tips from a Trade Mark Pro – Enhance and Protect Your Name or Brand

By Stephan Viollier – Intellectual property lawyer at Legalese read more

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Cost-effective workforce housing supplied to support major oil refinery shutdown

Whilst South Africa is heavily dependent on petroleum products to keep the economy running, major refineries need to periodically suspend or circumvent crude oil production to conduct routine maintenance, renovations and repairs. Kwikspace Modular Buildings (Kwikspace) – a leading manufacturer of prefabricated buildings – recently played a major role in the facilitation of a smooth turnaround process when SAPREF – Southern Africa’s largest crude oil refinery – implemented a three-month statutory shutdown in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. read more

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