Groupi Maroc a leading shopping platform with innovative business model

Groupi offers an innovative shopping experience in Morocco where buyers can consolidate their orders and buy directly from factories. read more

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Oil and gas in Ghana

Oil and gas is big business in Ghana – and it is only getting bigger! In 2007, the Jubilee oilfield was discovered, and it is containing up to three billion barrels. Since then both the oil – and gas industry has seen a tremendous growth, and is expected to keep increasing for years to come. read more

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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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Nairobi is the only city in Africa whose airports are recording higher growth for domestic capacity than that of international capacity, with a 22% boost. This is according to a new report by ForwardKeys, which compares Nairobi’s trend to most of the other top 10 African Airports ranked by total scheduled capacity for August to December 2017, which are seeing more growth in international than in domestic capacity. read more

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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

By Sybrand Pretorius, Sales Director, Flexenclosure 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

It has been noted that, despite local challenges and global volatility, Africa still presents ample opportunity for growth. The digital sphere continues to shape and disrupt a number of industry sectors and, as a result, organisations are continually striving to improve and implement strategies that not only bring about change, but sustainable long-term growth. This was one of the key messages from Frost & Sullivan’s GIL 2017: Africa – The Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership annual summit attended by over 200 industry leaders on Thursday, 17 August, in Cape Town. read more

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