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Seamless Africa 2017

Seamless is the key meeting place for this brave new world of commerce. It is a new event built on 20 years of experience – a seamless continuity from Africa’s largest and longest running conference [...]

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Top Investment Opportunities in South Africa

Despite the aftermath of the global recession still being felt in my countries across the globe, South Africa has seen considerable growth in its developing sectors. When placed against the global average of 2.7 [...]

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South Africa Making Large Inroads as Digital Commerce on the Rise in Sub-Saharan Africa

The mobile industry in Sub-Saharan Africa reached close to 370 million subscribers in mid-2015, according to the latest GSMA Intelligence’s Mobile Economy Sub-Saharan Africa report. Zooming further in, South Africa continues to the largest mobile [...]

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The 2nd Annual South Africa: Gas Options

The 2nd Annual South Africa: Gas Options meeting taking place on 3rd– 5th October at The Westin Cape Town hotel, will focus on a key theme of strengthening regional co-operation in the long-term development of gas to [...]

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Collaborative Innovation Driving Financial Inclusion in Africa

“Africa is the next frontier,” says Raghu Malhotra, Mastercard’s Middle East and Africa President. Speaking to Africa.com at the recent Mastercard Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary, Malhotra says that in emerging markets you don’t have the same infrastructure [...]

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Mastercard Study: African Consumers are Hungry for More Digital Services

African consumers use their smartphone more than any other device. This is according to the findings from the Mastercard Impact of Innovation study, released on the sidelines of the Mastercard Innovation Forum 2016, which opened [...]

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Chief Analytics Officer Forum Africa 2016

The Chief Analytics Officer (CAO) Forum Africa has been designed to bring the senior analytics community together to discuss the most critical data and analytics challenges for areas  including finance, human resources, sales and marketing, [...]

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The 17th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to CITES (CoP17) will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa from 24 September to 5 October 2016 at the Sandton Convention Center. This will be the fourth [...]

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South Africa’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

South Africa is home to eight United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites that highlight places of importance to cultural or natural heritage, while showcasing the extraordinary beauty of the country. Below is a list [...]

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Cape Town To Host South Africa Gas Options Conference

Government, international gas developers and finance institutions will return to the South Africa: Gas Options conference this October in Cape Town to address the requirements and opportunities associated with the country’s 3,126MW gas-to-power programme. Following [...]