Africa could become the new China, and may serve as a classic staging ground for new technologies, i.e., mobile communications and mobile payment platforms...
The book, 'Innovation Africa: Emerging Hubs of Excellence' has been described as "offering a refreshing alternative" to the "African Rising" narrative...
Despite conflict, investors continue to pour money into the Great Lakes region and the Democratic Republic of Congo's economy is performing almost unscathed, explains Franck Kuwonu...
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010
The diary of investment prospects in Namibia - the world's fifth largest uranium producer - contains, among others, exploring a land of relative peace where opportunities to make a ‘lot of money' abound in sectors such as mining, fisheries, agriculture, manufacturing, energy, tourism and human resources development.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 20 Nov 2009
The move is seen as part of the company's investment plans which are believed to see it investing in a number of other southern African nations.
14 Jan 2009
Time off work usually means a chance to lie back, switch off your computer, and relax. This past festive season proved to be a different retreat in Namibia. Not only were consumers on holiday with their family and friends, they decided to bring an extra friend along, the cellphone, their only constant link to their bank.
13 Feb 2008
It wasn't a great first day for fast-moving consumer goods company CIC Holdings on Friday, when it became the first foreign company to have a primary listing on the JSE's AltX. The company has plans to expand operations into southern Africa in the next couple of years.
Nicola Mawson 4 Dec 2007
Namibia's land reform programme is a "zero sum game" that merely swaps one form of poverty for another in its current resettlement programme, according to an independent report on attempts to find a equitable solution to racially skewed land ownership.
16 Nov 2007