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Tax reform, digitisation key to financing development

Africa must digitise its economies, broaden its tax base, prevent further deterioration of fiscal and debt positions, and aim for double-digit growth to achieve the UN 2030 global goals (SDGs), and the AU Agenda 2063 according to the 2019...

A Blueprint for Africa’s future cities

Firmly established as Africa’s most progressive business orientated jurisdiction, Mauritius’ forward-thinking and nimble policies have resulted in the island nation riding the wave to the centre of investment and development in Africa. While its business-friendly framework and investment orientated tax...

Be part of the future-ready generation of 2030

If your child is in Grade R this year, they will matriculate in 2030 and be thrust into a world so different to the one we are living in today that unless we prepare them for the future unseen,...

Senegal: Renewable energy gets a boost

On Wednesday Senegalese company ENGIE announced their partnership with ANER, the National Renewable Energies Agency, to fast track the development of renewable energies in the country. This comes as a result of ENGIE, being selected for the Dakar TER project...

Finalists for the AFIF Entrepreneurship Award 2017 announced

The finalists for the African Finance & Investment Forum (AFIF) Entrepreneurship Award 2017 were announced in Brussels on the 9th of January 2017. The award focuses on projects with big economic, social and ecological impact, and their potential growth...

Rwanda – sowing seeds of innovation in agriculture

Agriculture has been identified by governments across Africa as a sector of rising importance. In Rwanda, 80% of the country's workforce is involved with the sector. For that reason - and to forge partnerships and foster innovation between ICT and agriculture, the ICT4Ag...

African ICT job opportunities high, skills lacking

A new survey published on Tuesday reveals that as telecom jobs in Africa booms, the continent still lacks skilled workers, calling on universities and governments to do more to boost the output of telecom and IT specialists in Africa. The...

Nokia to collaborate with Vision+ fund

Nokia today announced plans to collaborate with Vision+, an independently-run investment fund, focused on financing innovative products.  Vision+ introduces a new funding model for venture investments where investments are made into product development projects with a clear target for...

SA airports fly high with Geospatial Intelligence

When the Airports Company of South Africa decided to use geographical information systems (GIS) to track and manage its infrastructure, it started a journey that has seen spatial awareness improve nearly every part of the business, from infrastructure development...

Too many managers and too few leaders

“South Africa is not unique in the world. Globally, the same problem of too many managers and too few leaders presents itself time and again,” says Jackie Launder from the Human Performance Practice at The IQ Business Group. “As organisations...
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Mastercard & MTN Group Fintech Expand Mobile Money in Africa

Mastercard and MTN Group Fintech have entered a multi-market agreement aimed at fostering a new era of collaboration to...
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