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An Insight to Talent and Technology in Africa today

An Insight to Talent and Technology in Africa Today

African Leadership Academy co-founder Fred Swaniker explains why companies should invest in people and harness technology to take on the continent’s big challenges. There are many business opportunities in Africa, but talent is …

Economy

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South Africa Competitiveness Rank

South Africa Competitiveness Rank | 2019 | Data | Chart

South Africa is the 67 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic …

Telecom

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Facebook’s Growing Momentum in Africa

Here is Facebook’s Growing Momentum in Africa (Infographic)

2018 saw Facebook grow its momentum and step up its investment in Africa. Today, more than 139 million people across Sub-Saharan Africa come to Facebook every month, of which nearly …

Transport

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Investors Turn Kenya’s Troublesome Invasive Water Hyacinth into Cheap Fuel

Investors Turn Kenya’s Troublesome Invasive Water Hyacinth into Cheap Fuel

Currently 30 square kilometres of Lake Victoria, which stretches to approximately 375 kilometres and links Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, is covered with the evasive water hyacinth that has paralysed transport …

Energy

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Uganda-based SolarNow secures $9 million in credit to expand across the country

Uganda-based SolarNow secures $9 million in credit to expand across the country

SolarNow is an energy company based in Kampala, Uganda. Yesterday, it announced a $9 million credit fund led by SunFunder, a 5-year financier of the company, alongside two other lenders; …