Namibia tourism sector to take years to recover

Rand Merchant Bank

Rand Merchant Bank from ALFRED SHILONGO in Windhoek, Namibia WINDHOEK – ANALYSTS forecast it would take at least two years for Namibia’s tourism sector to recover from the decline fuelled by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This is attributed to a decline in global tourism amid lockdowns as well as the Southern African country’s slow More...

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Emtel Chief Executive Officer, Kresh Goomany
By On Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Sub-sea fibre cable makes historic landing in Mauritius

Emtel Chief Executive Officer, Kresh Goomany from HANSLEY NABAB in Port Louis, Mauritius PORT LOUIS –THE landing of a submarine cable in Mauritius paves the way for a new breed of applications and services More...

Eric Xu
By On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Huawei eyes self-driving car tech in optimisation drive

Eric Xu by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – HUAWEI is planning a foray into self-driving car technology as it enhances its software engineering capabilities as part of its optimisation drive to boost business resilience. This More...

Volkswagen Rwanda
By On Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Rwanda a blueprint for e-mobility in Africa

Volkswagen Rwanda from PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, Rwanda KIGALI – THE introduction of a set of electric vehicles maintains Rwanda’s position as a leader in sustainable mobility in Sub-Saharan Africa. Volkswagen More...

Mobile fraud
By On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Mobile fraud in Africa dealt a blow

Mobile fraud from AKANI CHAUKE in Johannesburg, South Africa JOHANNESBURG – AN alliance between some leading technology companies is anticipated to eradicate mobile fraud, which cost Africa US$4 billion last More...

Somalia drought
By On Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Financial crunch worsens Somalia drought woes

Somalia drought from SAAD MUSE in Mogadishu, Somalia MOGADISHU – GOVERNMENT and the humanitarian community are concerned about the worsening drought conditions in Somalia. Over 116 000 Somalis have already More...

Kenya Revenue Authority
By On Monday, April 12th, 2021

Kenya embraces digital platforms in tax collection drive

Kenya Revenue Authority from MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI – THE Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is promoting the use of digital channels at the onset of the final phase of the tax return filing More...

Microsoft Corporation
By On Friday, April 9th, 2021

Thousands in SA earn digital skills during pandemic

Microsoft Corporation by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – ABOUT 300 000 people in South Africa have acquired digital skills during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. They are among over 30 million people in More...

LG Electronics
By On Monday, April 5th, 2021

LG closes smartphone business

LG Electronics by AKANI CHAUKE  JOHANNESBURG – LG Electronics is closing its mobile business unit. Its board of directors approved the decision on Monday. It will enable the company to focus resources in growth More...

Mauritius and India sign trade relations
By On Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Mauritius strengthens economic ties with India

Mauritius and India intensify trade relations from HANSLEY NABAB in Port Louis, Mauritius PORT LOUIS – TRADE between India and Mauritius is to deepen after the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership More...