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AGRICULTURE

New test for Johne's disease could be a game-changer

A promising new test for Johne's disease in dairy cattle has been developed at the Institute for Global Food Security and School of Biological Sciences at Queen's University Belfast...

16 hours ago

TOURISM & TRAVEL

International Tourism Film Festival Africa celebrates first official awards ceremony

On Friday, 27 November, the International Tourism Film Festival Africa (ITFFA) was finally able to celebrate its first official awards ceremony of The Lockdown Edition of the ITFFA 2020 at the Radisson Red Hotel, V&A Waterfront...

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Global food prices rise by 3.9%

Global food commodity prices rose to a nearly six-year high in November...

1 day ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

World Architecture Festival announces winner of Grohe Water Research Prize

Researchers from the University of Patras in Greece have been named the winners of the Grohe Water Research Prize - part of the World Architecture Festival annual awards programme...

1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

Africa's power demand to keep rising between 4-5% per year

Total electricity generation in Africa stood at 870TWh in 2019, an increase of 2.9% from 846TWh in 2018. Africa's electricity generation capacity has grown at an average of 4.8% per annum since 2008...

1 day ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Ghana's Ezekiel Chibeze wins top award honouring grassroots environmental activists

Ghanaian environmental activist Ezekiel Chibeze has been awarded the 2020 Goldman Environmental Prize...

1 day ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Pan African Fintech Accelerator open to growth-stage tech startups

A six-month Financial Technology Accelerator program designed for high-potential technology businesses looking to scale their business, create partnerships and explore North African markets is calling for applications...

1 day ago

RETAIL

Global cyber week online sales hit record high

Salesforce data shows global online spend of $270bn...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#BehindtheMask: Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark

This week, we go behind the mask with Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark, Lagos, Nigeria...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

How digital engineering can help the construction sector meet its decarbonisation targets

A new report from Asite, Smart retrofitting: The key to decarbonizing the built environment, examines how the construction industry can mitigate carbon emissions through the smart retrofitting of built assets...

2 days ago

HEALTHCARE

Covid-19 vaccine trials in Africa: what's promising, and what's problematic

Scientists are working around the clock to develop and test vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of Covid-19...

By Benjamin Kagina 2 days ago

TOURISM & TRAVEL

Can roots tourism build social justice? A case study of travellers to Ghana provides insights

It is a good time to ask how the travel and tourism industry has contributed to racism and how that can change...

By Alana Dillette 2 days ago

RETAIL

Virtual Manufacturing Indaba to gather experts from across Africa

Leading figures within sub-Saharan Africa's manufacturing sector will convene virtually at the Manufacturing Indaba 2020 to debate pressing issues impacting the region's industrial landscape...

3 days ago

TOURISM & TRAVEL

Planning a road trip in a pandemic? 11 tips for before you leave, on the road and when you arrive

Following these simple steps can help to keep your holiday memorable in the best possible way...

By Thea van de Mortel 3 days ago

TOURISM & TRAVEL

World Travel Awards announces 2020 World category winners

Winners include Maldives, Portugal, Lisbon and The Algarve...

30 Nov 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Realness Institute opens call for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and SA

Realness Institute's Episodic Lab will be looking for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa with authentic and original stories of all genres...

30 Nov 2020

AGRICULTURE

Overcoming water challenges in agriculture

FAO's The State of Food and Agriculture 2020 takes a new look at water shortages and scarcity in the world...

26 Nov 2020

LIFESTYLE

MTV Africa Music Awards returns with virtual format in 2021

The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) is set to make a comeback in 2021, when it will be held virtually, in partnership with Uganda, on 20 February 2021...

26 Nov 2020

AGRICULTURE

Global agtech market value to reach $22bn by 2025

The agtech market is comprised of services such as agricultural sensors for crop management, GPS field mapping, and supply chain management...

26 Nov 2020

TOURISM & TRAVEL

Radisson to debut 10th hotel in Nigeria

The new addition further strengthens the group's presence in one of its key African markets, bringing its Nigerian portfolio to 10 hotels in operation and under development...

25 Nov 2020

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