Daily Archives: March 2, 2015

Millions of Middle East Mobile Users to Benefit from Big Data and Analytics Solutions with Zain Group and SAP (PR Newswire)

In 2020, 80 Percent of Global Smartphone Connections to Come from Developing Regions BARCELONA, Spain, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — In a large telecommunications deal announced at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2015, Zain

Africa must shift its focus to industrialise (Daily Nation (Kenya))

Africa’s ability to industrialise is hampered by misguided notions, such as the one that emphasises adding value to its raw materials. Taiwan was once one of the world’s leading exporters of mushrooms.

Motshekga's 1+4 Plan Must Be Replaced With a Plan That Will Work [press release]

I will write to the Minster of Basic Education, Ms Angie Motshekga, to request that she present an alternative to the proposed 1+4 Maths teaching plan, and that she does this with

Despite anti-GMO propaganda, science will triumph over the scaremongering (Daily Nation (Kenya))

We live in a time of extraordinary opportunity. Progress in plant sciences is opening up the promise of a new agricultural revolution, and there is no place on Earth better placed to

Financing Africa's Massive Projects

It is an audacious $4.8 billion project undertaken by one of the world’s poorest countries. At the construction site in the Benishangul region of Ethiopia near the Sudanese border, some 8,500 workers

Ethiopia Poised for Continued Growth

Over the last decade, the investment community has praised the tremendous growth of the Chinese and Indian economies, leading to heavy investment and a reshaping of each country’s image. However, China’s economy

'S. Asia registers highest rate of premature babies deaths' (Dawn (Pakistan))

Experts at a symposium on gynaecology and fetomaternal problems at the Ziauddin University said on Sunday that one million babies died each year in the world as a result of premature birth

SKA Will Drive Growth of Africa's Human Capital

Construction of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is a strategic infrastructure project that is being overseen by the Presidential Infrastructure Co-ordinating Committee. And it is anticipated that this will lead to new

The DA, a Bearded MP and a Trip to Israel

The Israeli embassy in South Africa wrote to airport officials at Ben-Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel earlier this month asking them to be nice to bearded, Muslim Democratic Alliance MP

Malawian Accused of People Trafficking

The Mozambican police have arrested a Malawian citizen in the northern city of Nampula, believed to be part of an organised criminal network trafficking in human beings. Along with the Malawian, the

Continental Re Leads Dialogue On Sustainable Development Strategies

CONTINENTAL Reinsurance Plc, Africa’s largest private reinsurer outside of South Africa has reiterated its commitment to create platforms for dialogue amongst leaders in the insurance industry for the advancement of the continent.

'Africa's Internet Penetration to Hit 50 Percent By 2025'

The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Channels Television, Mr. John Momoh, has predicted that the level of internet penetration in Africa will rise to 50 per cent by 2025. Internet penetration in the