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Accenture officially announces 2017 Innovation Index winners
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Digitisation drives new culture in African banking
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  • The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship, concluded its 3rd annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum in Lagos, Nigeria. The Forum, launched in 2015, hosted more than 1 300 participants from 54 African countries.  The Forum was born out of the Foundation’s $100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor and fund 10 000 African entrepreneurs, over […]

  • The new Discovery global headquarters in Sandton Central has become the largest new build project to receive a 5 Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) to date. Developed in a joint venture by two of South Africa’s property companies, Growthpoint Properties Limited and Zenprop Property Holdings, the new 112 000sqm Discovery head office is the largest […]

  • Companies today have to invest in different ways to become more threat-intelligent. BizNis Africa interviewed Riaan Badenhorst, Kaspersky Lab Africa Managing Director to find out how businesses can secure themselves from cyber threats.  Q: What should C-Suite executives be concerned about when it comes to cybersecurity and the reality of cyberattacks across Africa? A: There is […]

  • Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, announces today, 18 October 2017, the official launch of its brand in Sierra Leone. As of today, Airtel Sierra Leone becomes Orange Sierra Leone. The acquisition of Airtel Sierra Leone was finalised in July 2016 by Orange, together with its Senegal-based partner Sonatel, allowing the Orange Group […]

  • ICASA appoints new CEO

    October 18th, 2017

    ICASA appoints new CEO

    The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Willington Ngwepe as its Chief Executive Officer. Ngwepe has been acting Chief Executive Officer for ICASA since 07 July 2017. He joined ICASA as a Chief Operations Officer in September 2014. In this role, he has been […]

  • The Accenture Innovation Index 2017 indicates that we have’t yet as a nation embraced innovation.  This is according to William Mzimba, Accenture South Africa Chief Executive Officer and Accenture Africa Chairman. Mzimba was speaking during the annual Accenture Innovation Conference held at Summerplace, Sandton, South Africa, today, 17 October 2017.  “We haven’t as a nation understood […]

  • Africa holds the key for feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050. This is according to Dr Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank (AfDB) President and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate during his Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered today, 17 October 2017, on World Food Day. The Laureate also called for land […]

  • The Accenture Innovation Index 2017 indicates that South African companies are not spending their allocated budgets on innovation due to economic uncertainties. On average, companies are putting aside 45 percent of their annual revenue for innovation developments, yet actual spending is cautious and conservative at 36 percent. “In a rapidly digitising business environment where new […]

  • Accenture, Transunion and The Da Vinci Institute have officially announced the 2017 Innovation Index winners during the Accenture Innovation Conference, held today, 17 October 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.    The awards ceremony honoured top businesses at the forefront of innovation across various sectors. “All participants were assessed based on their level of advancements in innovation […]

  • Even more than the technology itself, innovative cultures able to include, adapt and evolve technology – as part of the way that banks do things – will determine competitive ability and future success in Africa’s banking industry. “The culture of entrepreneurship and resilience in Africa combined with a growing youth population has led to an […]

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  • Tony Elumelu Foundation wraps-up 2017 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum in Nigeria

    The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Africa’s leading philanthropy dedicated to supporting entrepreneurship, concluded its 3rd annual TEF Entrepreneurship Forum in Lagos, Nigeria. The Forum, launched in 2015, hosted more than 1 300 participants from 54 African countries.  The Forum was born out of the Foundation’s $100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor and fund 10 000 African entrepreneurs, over

    Tony Elumelu Foundation wraps-up 2017 TEF Entrepreneurship Forum in Nigeria
  • Africa can feed 9 billion people by 2050

    Africa holds the key for feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050. This is according to Dr Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank (AfDB) President and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate during his Norman Borlaug Lecture delivered today, 17 October 2017, on World Food Day. The Laureate also called for land

    Africa can feed 9 billion people by 2050
  • Digitisation drives new culture in African banking

    Even more than the technology itself, innovative cultures able to include, adapt and evolve technology – as part of the way that banks do things – will determine competitive ability and future success in Africa’s banking industry. “The culture of entrepreneurship and resilience in Africa combined with a growing youth population has led to an

    Digitisation drives new culture in African banking
  • Adesina to deliver Norman Borlaug Lecture on World Food Day

    Akinwumi Adesina, African Development Bank (AfDB) President, will deliver the Norman Borlaug Lecture today as part of the World Food Prize events taking place from October 16-20, 2017 in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. The Norman Borlaug Lecture titled “Betting on Africa to Feed the World” will be held on World Food Day, 16 October 2017

    Adesina to deliver Norman Borlaug Lecture on World Food Day
  • SITA technology upgrades Kotoka International Airport new Terminal

    SITA is providing its world-class passenger and baggage processing technology as well as its airport management solutions to Ghana’s new Terminal 3 at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, helping cement the airport’s position as a vital regional hub. Ghana’s largest airport is expanding its capacity to meet significant growth in international passenger traffic, increasing the

    SITA technology upgrades Kotoka International Airport new Terminal
  • The future of Africa is Trade

    Sub-Saharan Africa is, today, the second fastest growing region in the world– and home to some of the most exciting emerging markets on the planet. These emerging markets, combined with frontier markets of equally great potential, “present a future cross-border trade and economic environment that could, one day, emulate Asia in diversity, opportunity and growth,”

    The future of Africa is Trade

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  • Agility, APM Terminals, Borderless Alliance, Dole South Africa, DP World Maputo, Dube TradePort, ICTSI DRC and Walvis Bay Corridor Group are among the latest confirmed to join the pan-African trade debate at inaugural TOC in Durban. Sihle Zikalala, MEC...

  • The future state and role of the heavy haul rail network in Africa is a critical discussion if we are to increase intra-African trade. This is according to Brian Monakali, Deputy Chairman of the International Heavy Haul Association (IHHA)...

  • Oceana today released a new report highlighting unlawful fishing activities, authorized by four European countries, in the waters of The Gambia and Equatorial Guinea between April 2012 and August 2015. Using data from Global Fishing Watch, an online technology tool that...

  • The future of the heavy haul industry, a crucial cog in the global logistics chain, remains on shaky ground in light of adverse global market conditions that continue to threaten the profitability and sustainability of heavy rail operators around...

  • Railway infrastructure development is an important building block to improving trade across the Southern Africa Hinterland Territories, which comprises three landlocked countries; Malawi, Zimbabwe and Zambia. This is according to Emmanuel Ntshangase, Country Manager of Maersk Line Hinterland Territories...

  • Although South Africa’s engineering sector is making progress in attracting women in both technical and leadership roles, the journey ahead remains a long and challenging one, especially in the defence industry. According to statistics by South African NGO Women in Engineering (WomEng), women...

  • A conference taking place in Durban from 9 to 11 October 2017 is set to explore South Africa’s aspirations to build an energy hub for gas cooperation with international partners along the value chain. The International Gas Cooperation Summit...

  • The President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, laid the foundation stone of the Lom Pangar Dam power plant in the département of Lom-et-Djerem in eastern Cameroon. The visit to Lom Pangar included top government officials, ministers of...

  • By deciding to hold over for trial the matter of the phosphate cargo vessel Cherry Blossom, which was seized in South African waters in April after an unscheduled stop, the South African court has rendered a transparently political opinion...

  • With Africa’s overall port utilisation capacity now exceeding 70%, ports authorities and terminal operators are actively calling for partners in development to equip Africa’s ports and harbours for post-neo-panamax shipping requirements. As international trade volumes increase at growth rates...

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