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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Pay-as-you-go solar power growth in Africa

Solar Freedom Africa is another PAYG energy startup making waves in this critical sector in Africa...

By Tom Jackson 13 hours ago

Botswana's benchmarking competition law

Most competition authorities in developing countries have not investigated cartels or done dawn raids like they have in Botswana...

20 Oct 2016

Winners of Agility Africa 2016 Photo Competition

Record number of entries offer riveting images and capture the rapid pace of change in Africa...

30 Sep 2016

Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'

Ericsson, Grundfos have established a partnership to provide water ATMs that dispenses water and supports sustainable water management...

23 Sep 2016

Digital payments could boost modernisation in Africa

UN study findings illustrate how the private and public sector could work together to modernise economies, improve transparency and support financial inclusion and growth...

21 Sep 2016

Big business opportunities ahead for Africa - McKinsey

Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead...

16 Sep 2016

Ghanaian startup AF Radio launches playback app

Ghanaian startup AF Radio has launched its free Android app after months of testing in partnership with local station 3FM 92.7...

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

Namibia to improve ease of doing business

Namibia is actively improving its business environment, including easing multiple-entry visa requirements for South African business, to encourage more cross-border trade and investment...

14 Oct 2016

Radio Shabelle reporter shot in Somalia

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) and National Union Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) urge authorities in Somalia to investigate the murder of a journalist working with Radio Shabelle...

13 Oct 2016

Marriott International rapidly expands its footprint across Africa

Marriott International has announced six new deals, one new brand and over over 1100 new rooms in Africa. Sheraton Mauritius is Marriott's first signed deal...

12 Oct 2016

Cautious optimism for investors in Africa hotel sector

Investor sentiment for hotels in Sub-Saharan Africa remains positive despite economic headwinds in key markets, according to the latest JLL research into the sector...

12 Oct 2016

Focus on future of Nigeria's economy

The Economist's Nigeria summit in 2017 shifts focus onto the future of Nigeria's Economy....

12 Oct 2016

The importance of mobile threat defence

A rise in mobile malware demonstrates how vulnerable business is as the lines blur between personal and professional use...

By Rick Rogers 11 Oct 2016

US strongly condemns assassination of Somali journalist

The United States extends sincere condolences to Abdiaziz Mohamed Ali'S family, friends and colleagues and salutes the courage of Somali journalists...

30 Sep 2016

Masen sponsors Africa renewable Energy Forum

Taking place from 2-4 November 2016 in Marrakech, the Africa Renewable Energy Forum will provide a unique platform for networking and knowledge sharing...

29 Sep 2016

Agribusiness congress comes to Kampala

Focus on 'agripreneurs' for economic growth as Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Kampala in November...

22 Sep 2016

Eritrea called on to provide info on jailed journalists

Eritrea: 15 years later still no information on jailed senior politicians and independent journalists...

19 Sep 2016

Police should protect journalists in Africa

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has recommended training for police and other security forces that is focused on protecting journalists...

16 Sep 2016

Celebrating a new look for Namibia's finest lager

Namibians love beer. In fact, they're so proud of their favourite brew, its tagline reads: Made of Namibia. Well, cheers to that, Tafel Lager, an ice cold cheers to that!..

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