Friday, June 15, 2018

Opinion: Creativity and Innovation in Nation Building

By Adedeji Abidoye - In 2017, Vietnam made $45 billion from exporting manufactured phones. That’s more than Nigeria made from oil. This might seem like...

Africa can expect more mind-blowing tech developments in 2018

It used to take months to be able to say whether a particular treatment for cancer was working - wasting precious time that might...

Boosting entrepreneurship in Africa one angel at a time

The role of corporates in the startup ecosystem is not new. They help drive the growth of startups and boost innovation. Corporate Venture Capital...

Africa’s new free trade area – streamlining trade and infrastructure development...

Increasing intra-African trade is essential for the growth and development of  the continent and so the recent signing of the African Continental Free Trade...

Marubini Raphulu: The inevitability of renewable energy and how South Africa...

The signing of 27 renewable energy projects with independent power producers (IPPs) is good news for energy companies and for the country. Hulisani, a JSE-listed energy investment company,...

Knowing your viral potential is key to marketing success

It’s been over 90 years since Fred Barnard of Printers Ink said, “A picture is worth a thousand words”. Barnard would probably be blown...

Building the business case for housing microfinance in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new study from Habitat for Humanity says that housing microfinance can and should become a mainstream offering for financial institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa...

Data: the fertilizer that will feed Africa’s agricultural transformation

Everywhere we look, technology is being touted as the enabler of a new era of African agricultural prosperity. The exciting world of possibilities offered...