PMI’s Salary Survey Reveals that Project Management Practitioners with the PMP Certification Earn 23% More

Project Management Institute reports salary increases over the past year read more

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Guinea-Bissau: Real GDP growth appears continuing near the 2017 pace of around 5.5 percent

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Tobias Rasmussen visited Guinea-Bissau from January 17-23, 2018, to evaluate the draft 2018 budget, assess the fiscal and debt implications of an intended scaling up of infrastructure investments, and discuss recent developments in the banking sector. read more

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U.S. Embassy Highlights Support for Cultural Preservation at Book Launch – Ethiopia: The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom

The Embassy has invested $1.5 million to support nine projects throughout Ethiopia through the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation read more

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MYDAWA Disrupting the E-Healthcare Industry in Kenya

Tony Wood, Managing Director, MYDAWA, at Sankara Hotel during the MYDAWA launch in March 2017 read more

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Mercury Asset Partners determined to finance infrastructure projects in Zambia

These include, among others setting up of a solar geyser manufacturing plant, upgrading of slums (urban renewal), establishing an Investment bank focused on providing Construction Finance read more

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Where the whole is less than the sum of its (code) parts Software engineers should turn product developer: David Hussman

Developers risk becoming so enamored by the brilliance of a new technology that they could lose sight of the impact their products should have, says international software geek David Hussman. read more

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South Africa: Committee Welcomes Decision by National Prosecuting Authority to Investigate the Estina Dairy Farm Matter

The NPA seized the farm recently and according to its Asset Forfeiture Unit, this was a scheme designed to defraud and steal monies from the Free State Department of Agriculture read more

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Kenyan bloggers partner to start a Kenyan Tech podcast

The bloggers Nixon Kanali, Emmanuel Chenze, Kaluka Wanjala, David Gitonga and Kevin Kimani say their aim is to grow the podcast landscape in Kenya and move it mainstream read more

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Data can help manage human mobility, says Economic Commission for Africa’s Chinganya

He highlighted the challenges not only affecting African countries but also nations in developing regions, including those with good statistical infrastructure read more

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Kampala Conference to welcome H.E. Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Mineral Development for Uganda to highlight key energy projects both on and off the grid across the East African region

The East Africa Energy and Infrastructure Summit (EAEIS) will unite regional governments from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Ethiopia read more

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New US Patent for Solidia Technologies’ CO2-cured Concrete Advances Performance and Sustainability of Building Materials

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent for the structure of CO2-cured Solidia Concrete™, advancing the performance and sustainability of materials available to the global construction and materials industries. Solidia Technologies® holds the exclusive licensing rights to the patent, which is held by Rutgers University, where the original generation of the material was invented. read more

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Servair inaugure une nouvelle unité au Ghana, à l’aéroport d’Accra

Roissy, le 23 janvier 2018 – Servair, leader français et africain de la restauration et des métiers de la logistique du transport aérien et membre de gategroup, annonce l’inauguration d’une nouvelle unité au Ghana, à l’aéroport d’Accra read more

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JLL forecasts improved hotel sector performance and investment climate in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2018

2018 hotel sector trends in Sub-Saharan Africa predicted by JLL.  read more

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Key future trends and the way forward for women in the Africa Energy sector

The 2018 Women In Energy Conference, a dynamic interactive side event of the African Energy Indaba (AEI) will take place on the 19th February 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa.  The 4th annual Women in Energy Conference is designed to aid an increase in leadership and the development of women involved in the African energy space. This one-day forum will provide a platform for advancing and promoting talented women within the energy sector. read more

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