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Record Numbers For Africa Trade Week As Traders Look To Africa For Growth

Over 500 businesses from 67 countries travelled to South Africa for Africa Trade Week, looking to build business partnerships in Africa. Over 500 exhibitors and 10,000 government and business stakeholders from 67 countries converged in Johannesburg for the first Africa Trade Week, where three key trade fairs were co-located to stimulate multi-sectoral trade across Africa. …

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Securing The ‘Generation Rent’ Workforce

The key to hiring and retaining the new generation is to understand them Skills shortages and an ageing workforce is a global business dilemma. To overcome this, businesses need to look to the younger generations to find and retain the best skills and talent for continued business success. The challenge however is that the younger …

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New Book: Raising Ghana’s Land Productivity Can Transform National Economy, Boost Incomes

Urbanization in Ghana has spurred growth in nonfarm jobs in rural areas with little impact on agricultural intensification, defined by higher land productivity. Simultaneously, neglect of public investments, low even by African standards, in the non-cocoa sector has stagnated agricultural growth in the country. These are some of the key findings of a new book from …

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SAP Recognises Best Of The Best In Digital Transformation Success At Annual Quality Awards

African enterprises awarded for innovation, business transformation, fast delivery and talent management success using SAP technologies at gala event. African enterprises are excelling in their efforts to establish Intelligent Enterprise capabilities and take advantage of the immense opportunities of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. This was one of the key outcomes at the 2019 SAP Quality …

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TransUnion Kenya’s Fraud Prevention And Identity Management Suite

The increased sophistication of online fraudsters is a growing risk to Kenyan businesses and the customers they serve – and businesses that fail to protect their consumers from fraud will ultimately disappear. That’s the warning from Billy Owino, CEO of TransUnion Kenya, who says that with more than 9.5 million e-commerce users in Kenya, Kenyan …

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Network With 200+ Project Holders & Solution Providers

The Real estate sector today is burgeoning at a pace where the iconic structures, innovation and the ever-changing market dynamics, keeps project owners and solution providers across the world on hooks.  Prospective buyers and suppliers are eager to understand what it takes for them to be at a place where they can make the most …

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Scientists A Step Closer To Saving Northern White Rhino From Extinction

Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction, scientists said in Kenya on Friday. Science is the only hope for the northern white rhino after the death last year of the last male, named Sudan, …

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Globalstar Eliminates Blind Spots For Business

Satellite technology is one of the key drivers of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). It’s ubiquity and capability allowing for organisations across multiple industries to communicate over vast distances and gain critical visibility into rural and remote locations. A recent discussion around evolving satellite communications by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) pinpointed the value of …

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What The CITES Vote Means For African Elephants

The vote taken on the future of wild African elephants by members of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) this past weekend is a step in the right direction, but leaves a lot of questions unanswered. The 183 members voted on Sunday (18 August)on a proposal to …

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