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[Column] Partnering for impact: How government and the private sector can advance skills development in Africa
18-12-2016 | 10:12:00
Private sector participation needs to be viewed as not only valuable to education and skills development but as integral to it. At a national level, the private sector should be considered an essential partner in education planning and as advisors to Ministries of Education.
Africa is still a difficult region for paying taxes - PwC report
05-12-2016 | 09:30:00
Economies around the world continue to make progress in simplifying and reducing the burden of tax compliance on business, according to the latest edition of Paying Taxes 2017.
African Travel Spend expected to rise 24 Percent with Introduction of African Union Passport Introduction in 2018
24-11-2016 | 10:06:00
Travellers from four countries – South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt were surveyed, with those having flown in the past 24 months saying they would spend 24 percent more with the introduction of the passport.
Africa Code Week trains 427,000 students in one week
24-11-2016 | 09:19:19
SAP's ambitious goal of equipping 5 million African youth with basic coding skills by 2025 took a bold step forward following the release of the results of this year's Africa Code Week.
AESA, with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, commits US$7m grants to fund innovation, research science in Africa
21-11-2016 | 09:15:00
The African Academy of Sciences and the NEPAD Agency's Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa (AESA) has committed US$7 million to fund innovative ideas and research through the Grand Challenges Africa programme to accelerate scientific breakthroughs.
How Mobile Banking is Transforming Africa
15-11-2016 | 12:33:00
Imagine you live in a small village in rural Kenya. Your daughter attends university in Nairobi and needs financial support to buy textbooks and pay her rent. How do you send her money if you, like many Kenyans, don’t have a bank account or internet access?
The employment relationship and how it is affected by business transfers in countries across Africa
15-11-2016 | 12:20:00
The Employment & Benefits team at pan-African law firm, Bowmans, has put together a Guide covering the employment consequences in business transfers in Botswana, Cameroon, Kenya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Uganda, Tanzania and Zambia.
Opera reaches 100m users in Africa, releases State of Mobile Web Report, Africa 2016
14-11-2016 | 09:53:00
Internet company, Opera, has released its State of the Mobile Web Africa 2016 Report, highlighting mobile internet trends across the continent, including consumer browsing behaviour and app usage.
[Column] Brett Parker: African Tech sector already exceeding expectations
08-11-2016 | 12:53:00
Forget bootstraps, Africa is a continent dragging itself up by its code strings to become a global player - but it needs more software developers
Economic transformation can revive Africa’s growth miracle and protect the climate, says new report
07-11-2016 | 11:18:00
Economic transformation can revive Africa’s growth rates while promoting development and climate goals, according to a new report from the New Climate Economy.