Daily Archives: March 12, 2015

Africa B2C E-Commerce Market 2015 (PR Newswire)

LONDON, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — A new report by Hamburg-based business intelligence organization yStats.com on Africa shows that though lagging behind other world regions in development of online retail, African B2C

Precision Aviation Group Named Luminator Authorized Repair Center and Distributor

ATLANTA, March 12, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan — Precision Aviation Group, Inc. (PAG), a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aerospace and defense industry has been named

President Sirleaf Assures African Diplomats

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has reassured Permanent Representatives of member states of the African Union (AU) Member States to the United Nations of the continent’s readiness to speak with one voice during

Vice's African News Coverage Offers Different Ways of Explaining Things and Reaches the Digital-Savvy Younger Audience [analysis]

Issue no. 199 12 March 2015 Vice is an international multimedia brand with assets in print (which it started out with), TV and online. It should be interesting to African broadcasters for

AfDB Helps Build Regional Capacity On Value for Money in Social Service Delivery for SADC Officials

Although African economies have performed better in the past 10 years, the continent is yet to achieve meaningful progress in critical areas such as the health-related Millennium Development Goals. Africa still struggles

Five Things the Apple Watch and Today's New-Age Office Space Have in Common

San Francisco announced to gadget fans across the world this week what they have all been waiting for: the unveiling of the Apple Watch in all its glory. Excited yet somewhat ambivalent

Is SA Ready to Be a Knowledge Economy?

Much has been made about South Africa’s impending transition to a knowledge economy. In fact, it was the focus of 2012’s National Science Week. While government initiatives set to improve the country’s

Greater GM Protection Urged for Small-Scale Farmers

African governments must do more to control the planting of genetically modified (GM) crops that could affect smallholders, says a report by Friends of the Earth International. The report from the environmental

Facebook's Creative Accelerator to Help Brands Connect With Clients in Africa

Facebook’s Creative Accelerator programme is helping brands such as Virgin Mobile in South Africa and Coca-Cola in Kenya to unlock the power of personal storytelling and reach people with stories that are

Enduring Legacy of Muhammed [opinion]

Thirty nine years after his passage, there are still instructive lessons in the legacy of the late military Head of State, General Murtala Muhammed. One of the greatest tragedies of our nationhood

Ogun State, Nigeria's Private Varsities' Hub

THESE are indeed the best of times for Ogun State, which has become primus inter pares in the country, when it comes to playing host to a wide array of privately owned

Beitbridge On the Mend

Beitbridge is Zimbabwe’s busiest border post which never goes to sleep. Located in the country’s southern part, Beitbridge borders with South Africa’s Musina. But the differences between the two border towns in