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Positive reaction to Mail & Guardian acquisition by MDIF

NEWSWATCH: The Mail & Guardian reports that it has been acquired by the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF). Former publisher Trevor Ncube has also left the company.

11 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

Tanzania streaks ahead on vaccine programme

TANZANIA has set a world record in national immunisation coverage, thanks to the government-backed national immunisation and vaccine programme currently under implementation

15 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Women and Girls Startup Challenge launched

Vera Songwe launches the women and girls startup challenge to promote digital entrepreneurship

17 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform

Research company, Lumen proves that the actual viewing of, as opposed to potential exposure to adverts (no matter the reading platform of digital or print) leads to almost 9 times more sales

18 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nigerian startup Touchabl launches picture-searching app

Port Harcourt-based startup Touchabl has launched its app, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to enable people search and shop for items in any picture just by touching it

19 hours ago

ENERGY & MINING

Cairo, Moscow sign contract for Egypt's first nuclear plant

CAIRO - Egypt and Russia signed a contract for the building of Egypt's first nuclear power plant, during a visit to Cairo by President Vladimir Putin

20 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Judges for insurance journalism awards announced

Judges for the Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018 announced

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Most watched YouTube videos in Nigeria in 2017

Last week, YouTube released its annual Rewind lists. These lists are separated by country and showcase the moments that captured the attention of YouTube users around the globe this year

1 day ago

TOURISM

Always-on a must for South African digital travellers

The digital traveller experience lets consumers take full control over all aspects of their holidays. Much of this digital transformation is driven by the consumer's desire to

By Claude Schuck 1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

East Africa region urged to adopt GMOs to boost food security

Despite the technology being seen as key to tackling low crop yields, climate change and emerging diseases, many countries remain averse to GM technology over safety and trade-related concerns

By Johnson Kanamugire 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Inclusive growth needed for Africa to achieve sustained growth

African presidents draw strong consensus for inclusive growth at Africa 2017

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Clickatell awarded for 3 billion SMSs across Africa

Clickatell named best SMS provider in Africa on the back of significant growth

1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

Drought behind worsening power outages in Malawi

BLANTRYE - Large parts of Malawi have been plunged into darkness as water levels at the country's main hydro power plant fell to critical levels due to a severe drought, the electricity company

1 day ago

FINANCE

More than just beaches and sunshine, Mauritius is investment friendly too

Mauritius may be perceived as the island of sugar cane and beaches, but since independence in 1968, this African country has focused its attention on innovation and development to create an investor friendly environment

1 day ago

RETAIL

Alcohol delivery service Jumia Party launches in Ghana

Jumia Food and Pernod-Ricard Ghana have joined forces to launch Jumia Party - a one-hour alcohol delivery service app that gives Accra users access to a marketplace of spirits

1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

Changing the renewable landscape in West Africa

For the better part of the last decade, West Africa has been identified as a region with unparalleled potential for renewable energy

8 Dec 2017

AGRICULTURE

Africa's top 10 most food-secure countries

Finding enough to eat has been an ages-old challenge for Africans. Against a physical environment often hostile to agricultural and pastoral activity

8 Dec 2017

RETAIL

Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable

Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties

By Gabriella Mulligan 8 Dec 2017

MARKETING & MEDIA

Three new client wins for Weathermen & Co

Namibian advertising agency, Weathermen & Co is ending off the year on a high with three new client wins

8 Dec 2017

AGRICULTURE

Kraft Heinz extends 100% cage-free egg commitment to Africa and Asia

Kraft Heinz extended their cage-free egg policy commitment to Asia and Africa, commits to global 100% cage-free egg supply chain by 2025

8 Dec 2017

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