Local couriers face unprecedented challenges as Amazon, Shein and Temu disrupt SA’s e-commerce market

Competition amongst local couriers has increased dramatically with the emergence of e-commerce giants, like Amazon, Temu and Shein into the South African market impacting both the micro and macro environments and leading to a greater demand and delivery volume.

Investment bank predicts Africa’s remittance market will reach $500bn by 2025

Remittances are a vital cog in the African economy, but they remain relatively costly compared to the rest of the world. Despite this, investment bank DAI Magister sees African remittances primed as a market primed for investment, and predicts it will grow to $500bn by 2025. For Risana Zitha, Managing Director and Head of Africa at DAI Magister, the shift to mobile money will bring a wave of innovation, lowering remittance costs and propelling the market to new heights.

Women’s Co-op in Zimbabwe Launches Chaya Kickstarter Campaign with MATTER to Produce Plant Protein Products

Minnesota-based global NGO MATTER, on June 4, launched a Chaya Kickstarter Campaign, aiming to raise $50,000 to fund the first line of marketable Chaya products. This initiative will enable women in thriving Chaya farming cooperatives in Zimbabwe to turn surplus harvests into sustainable income. 

How Air France is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to optimise its business activities and improve the customer experience

With 100,000 customers carried every day on board more than 1,000 flights, Air France’s activity generates a considerable volume of data. Making optimum use of this resource to constantly improve performance is therefore a strategic challenge for the airline, combined with an absolute priority, which is to protect the company and its customers’ data.

AI’s double-edged sword requires a human security approach

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has ushered in both promise and peril for organisations needing to combat cyber threat actors. As ESET Southern Africa Chief Technology Officer, Adrian Stanford, notes, “AI is reshaping the battlefield between cyber attackers and defenders, offering new tools to both sides.”

The adtech data revolution: The changing shape of the industry in the era of AI and data

Adtech organisations sit at the very edge of innovation and the evolution of marketing. Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, the rise of data alongside the demise of the third-party cookie, have reimagined contextual messaging, creativity, and campaigns at scale.

Ceremonial Parade and Airshow in Kaduna Marks the 60th Anniversary of the Nigerian Air Force

The skies over Kaduna were ablaze with color and excitement as the Nigerian Air Force celebrated its 60th anniversary, with a spectacular Ceremonial Parade and Airshow following the successful conclusion of the Africa Airforce Forum. This milestone event was a testament to the precision, skill, and aviation excellence that have become synonymous with the Nigerian Air Force.

Virgin Atlantic’s Flight100 saved 95 tonnes of CO2 and demonstrated environmental benefits of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Virgin Atlantic has shared headline results from Flight100, the first transatlantic flight on 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), proving not only that the SAF used for the flight is safe to use with existing infrastructure and delivers material reductions in CO2, but can also improve local air quality, contribute to a reduction on persistent contrail formation and reduce fuel use.

Uniworld Announces 2025 Uniworld University Course

The course details what’s to come in 2025 for the luxury river cruise line, including five new itineraries, inspired land extensions, more ‘MAKE TRAVEL MATTER®’ Experiences and a brand-new ship setting sail next year, the S.S. Elisabeth.

Valuable insights for African companies doing business overseas – International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Report: The Truth About B2B Cross-Border Relationships

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has recently published an in-depth Report on the differences in attitude and approach around the world to commercial contracts and disputes, providing valuable insights and guidance for African businesses trading overseas.

The International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) International Court of Arbitration proudly presents, and invites registrations to the ICC Africa Conference on International Arbitration in Nairobi, Kenya

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) proudly presents and invites registrations to the 8th ICC Africa Conference on International Arbitration, a multi-day event dedicated to exploring the dynamic landscape of Arbitration and ADR in Africa. 

Sharm El Sheikh to Host the First Edition of the African Tourism Forum on May 20th

The Sharm El Sheikh International Conference Center in Egypt will host the first edition of ATF24Egypt, The African Tourism Forum from the 20th to 21st of May. This event is sponsored by GMT Fair organization and Rixos Hotels Egypt.

Big 5 Construct South Africa 2024: The gateway to the country’s construction sector

South Africa’s construction sector is projected to grow thanks to government’s National Development Plan 2023, with numerous mega projects happening in all nine provinces; projects such as Mtentu Bridge, which is set to be Africa’s tallest bridge, the High-Speed Rail (HSR) framework and many others. 

5 Ways Airlines can Eliminate their Carbon Footprint

Nowadays, taking care of the environment is more important than ever. Airlines are among the major factors contributing to pollution. Thus, they must find the most reliable methods to limit ecological damage. In this article, we will cover five strategies that airlines can use to eliminate their carbon footprint completely. Let’s get in!