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HEALTHCARE

New vaccine might be game-changer in Ebola fight

The Ebola outbreak that has killed more than two dozen people in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo could be as devastating as the one that hit West Africa several years ago, if left unchecked...

By Salem Solomon 2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Grant agreement to enhance supply and utilisation of fertiliser in Africa

FAPA donors and the African Fertilizer and Agribusiness Partnership have signed a grant agreement which will help increase affordability, accessibility and incentives for fertiliser use among smallholder farmers in Africa and expand the supply and distribution of fertiliser by leveraging investments...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaMonth: Africa is evolving into a global innovation powerhouse

By 2050, over a quarter of the world's population will live in Africa. In celebration of Africa Day, 25 May 2018, Sage unpacks which of Africa's key economies are positioned for strong growth in the decades to come...

By Pieter Bensch 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaMonth: Beware - Africa's brand growth comes with counterfeiting challenges

Africa is an ideal market for brand holders and counterfeiters as growth in brand investment creates demand...

By Vanessa Ferguson 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Wan-Ifra reveals 2018 Laureates of Women in News Editorial Leadership Award

Wan-Ifra has announced the 2018 Laureates of the Women in News Editorial Leadership Award...

2 days ago

RETAIL

#AfricaMonth: How Shoprite trailblazed trading in Africa

The Shoprite Group has trailblazed trading in Africa in many respects. Since kicking off its expansion into the continent in 1990, the retailer now has its footprints firmly planted in over 460 locations across 14 African countries...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Insights into the global strawberry market

The healthy food trend is becoming increasingly popular on the developed markets, thereby encouraging the consumption of natural products, including fruit and berries. This trend is expected to continue in the coming years...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa's top 50 innovators announced

The Africa Innovation Summit has announced Africa's top 50 innovators, selected from across the continent to exhibit at the innovation forum next month...

3 days ago

RETAIL

Mozambique's Izyshop secures funding round

Mozambican e-commerce startup Izyshop has secured an undisclosed funding round from local firm DHD Holding to allow it to grow its product offering...

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

HEALTHCARE

#AfricaMonth: Taking nursing high tech

Healthcare is getting increasingly high tech, and nurses in Africa are at the forefront of using innovative solutions to improve patient care...

3 days ago

TOURISM

How Hilton will reach its 2030 social and environmental goals

On top of removing plastic straws from its 650 managed properties by the end of 2018, Hilton revealed it will double its social impact investments and cut its global environmental impact in half by 2030...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

More than 500 content producers from Africa heading for DISCOP Johannesburg

More than 500 film, television, digital and video gaming content producers from all over Africa will converge at DISCOP Johannesburg...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How to implement those big ideas

Is overthinking one of the problems plaguing the communications industry and, especially, the public relations sector of that industry?

By TAAZIMA KALA-ESSACK 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The misconceptions about public relations and how to spot a good PR practitioner

Jennilee Peremore lists five of the common misconceptions of PR and the qualities you should look for when looking to hire a PR employee or agency...

By Jennilee Peremore 3 days ago

AGRICULTURE

These CRISPR-modified crops don't count as GMOs

Powerful genetically modified plant technologies can quickly yield new plant varieties, but their adoption has been controversial. But now a new genome-editing technology known as CRISPR may offer a good alternative...

By Yi Li 23 May 2018

TOURISM

Henley Passport Index: The most powerful passports in a time of global travel access growth

While Schengen Area countries have traditionally topped the index as a result of their open access to Europe, developed Asian nations have been able to secure equally high scores in recent years thanks to their strong international trade and diplomatic relations...

23 May 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Where will GDPR and PoPIA leave digital marketing?

GDPR and PoPIA are set to dramatically change the way South African organisations do business - especially how personal data is handled and stored...

By Elizabeth de Stadler 23 May 2018

ICT

Facebook launches Africa's first hub space in Nigeria

In partnership with CcHub, Facebook launches NG_Hub in Lagos - its first hub space in Africa...

23 May 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Zimbabwe applies to rejoin Commonwealth

Zimbabwe begins process to re-join Commonwealth - observers invited to July elections...

22 May 2018

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