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Posts Tagged ‘development’

  • Tax reform, digitisation key to financing development

    March 25, 2019 • Digital Transformation, East Africa, Finance, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on 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 Economic Report on...

  • A Blueprint for Africa’s Future Cities

    A Blueprint for Africa’s future cities

    September 13, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on 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...

  • What is the 4th Industrial Revolution?

    Be part of the future-ready generation of 2030

    May 9, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on 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, the current rapid developments in technology will cause economies...

  • ARED’s solar powered kiosks to provide digital services in Uganda

    Senegal: Renewable energy gets a boost

    January 12, 2017 • Mining & Energy, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 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

    January 10, 2017 • Enterprise IT, Events, General, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on 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

    November 4, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on 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...

  • African ICT job opportunities high, skills lacking

    March 28, 2012 • Top StoriesComments (7)

    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 2012...

  • Nokia to collaborate with Vision+ fund

    August 31, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on 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...

  • SA airports fly high with Geospatial Intelligence

    August 22, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on 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...

  • Too many managers and too few leaders

    August 12, 2011 • FeaturesComments (1)

    “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 we are...

  • Intel throws its weight behind African SKA bid

    July 26, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Intel throws its weight behind African SKA bid

    The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Africa project has entered a new exciting phase with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between technology giant Intel and the South African Department of Science and Technology, held on the 26 of July at...

  • Channel executives play a critical role

    July 14, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Channel executives play a critical role

    The activity and pressure to generate business within South Africa’s formal ICT channel is such that people are often overlooked when it comes to recognition of talent and contribution. The reality of the market place today is that decision makers are often...

  • Facebook apps offer more than just marketing

    July 13, 2011 • FeaturesComments (3)

    Facebook applications are a keen focus area for companies that want to extend their reach. But what many don’t realise, this early on in the development of the social phenomenon, is that it is not just about marketing or publicity. Companies that use...

  • Telkom Kenya appoints new chairman

    July 8, 2011 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom Kenya appoints new chairman

    Telkom Kenya has made changes to its board of directors with the appointment of Eddy Njoroge as the chairman of the board. Njoroge, who is currently the Managing Director of the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) and the Chair of the Nairobi Stock...

  • Tech aids Kenya mango farmers

    July 6, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Tech aids Kenya mango farmers

    Kenya is considering strengthening its agriculture technology in order to increase its farming business. The Kenya government has issued a warning that the lack of post harvest technology has resulted in significant losses in production. Over the past 10...

  • Egypt’s TE Data gets global recognition

    July 6, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt’s TE Data gets global recognition

    Egypt’s Internet Service Provider (ISP) TE Data, has been awarded the International Quality Certificate for its efforts in the field of design, development and provisioning of telecommunication services from the German TÜV Rheinland Company. The award is...