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Air travel to the Middle East and Africa soars

Olivier Jager, CEO, ForwardKeys read more

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Are you investing in sticky-tape cloud solutions?

Consider these common mistakes before committing to cloud  read more

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QNB Most Valuable Banking Brand in Middle East and Africa with a Value of US $4.2bn

QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, was recognized once again as the most valuable banking brand in the Middle East and Africa region with brand value worth US $4.2bn, according to The Banker’s 2018 Brand Finance Global 500 report published in its February edition. read more

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Africa working tirelessly to create conducive environment for foreign investments

Paul Kagame called for closer collaboration between the private sector and African governments to increase economic opportunity and entrepreneurship on the continent read more

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Gig Economy disrupts status quo, presenting an opportunity for Africa

A Digital Talent Exchange is born read more

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Travel and Hospitality Trends to Dominate 2018

2017, Skift termed, “the year travel found its larger purpose in the world”. Though the year was marred by extreme economic and security uncertainties and instabilities across the board, from political upheavals to the controversial Trump Travel Ban, the advancement of the industry is not a subject to be overlooked. Use of various tech solutions, diversification of services by hotels, and the surge of millennial travel are just some of the highlights that marked 2017. So, will these continue to dominate 2018, or do we expect new and rising trends in the travel and hospitality sectors? read more

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Africa Prefers Fair Trade to Marshall Plans – VP Osinbajo

Remarks by His Excellency, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, The Vice President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, at an Interactive Session Titled “Stabilizing The Mediterranean” at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Wednesday, 24 January, 2018: 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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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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Blocked Funds, Connectivity, Infrastructure, & Safety Top Agenda for Angola at the International Air Transport Association Day

IATA’s recent study found that if 12 key African markets, including Angola, were opened up, an extra 155,000 jobs and US$1.3 billion in annual GDP would be created in those countries read more

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How Did Technology In Africa Impact Business In 2017?

A recap of the year 2017 indicates that businesses in Africa were positively influenced by technology. Whether it was a startup, an acquisition, or even an expansion, some of the business dynamics that played a part involved the use of technology. It was particularly common, especially where the market assessment and data analysis was crucial in estimating the amount of money to invest. read more

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Transformation in Africa’s digital retail landscape

Undeniably, digital transformation continues to dramatically change the way we live and do business – almost daily it seems. Globally, the retail industry is one of the top industries in which we are seeing massive strides and changes when it comes to the adoption of technology, the evolving customer journey, and innovation in terms of products and services. read more

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Africa’s defining data centre, cloud and edge forum for providers, their investors and customers is launched for 2018

BroadGroup, the international leader in premier IT infrastructure events is excited to announce the launch of the leadership summit for Africa’s data centre, cloud, fiber and edge infrastructure leadership, 28 September 2018 in Marrakech. read more

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Reforming and revitalizing higher education sector crucial for Africa’s development, experts say

The fourth Senior Experts Dialogue on Science, Technology and the African Transformation Agenda ended in Dakar Friday with experts making concrete recommendations for consideration by policy makers, universities, regional and continental organizations on how to align higher education policy with science, technology and innovation (STI) and industrial policies to support the transformation of Africa’s economies in line with the continent’s integration and development agenda. read more

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