African economy loses $1 billion to Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai from ADANE BIKILA in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA – AFRICA could have lost infrastructure worth US$1 billion (R14,45 billion) as a result of Cyclone Idai battering Southern Africa. Malawi Mozambique and Zimbabwe are affected, and to a lesser extent, Madagascar. The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) made the projections More...

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Neorautanenia branaypus
By On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Lowveld tuber seen as panacea to Zimbabwe’s depleting livestock

Neorautanenia branaypus from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI – CATTLE farmers in Zimbabwe’s drought-prone regions have been urged to feed their livestock a locally-available tuber plant, More...

Chantell Ilbury, Rachel Clayton, Stuart Scanlon, Andy Coussins, Paul Flannery and Hesham Elkomy at Epic ERP Summit. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News Agency
By On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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SA companies ‘afraid’ of change in tech revolution

Chantell Ilbury, Rachel Clayton, Stuart Scanlon, Andy Coussins, Paul Flannery and Hesham Elkomy at Epic ERP Summit. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News Agency by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa More...

AgriSA's previous meeting with South African government officials, file photo
By On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Plan to involve Trump in SA land issue condemned

AgriSA’s previous meeting with South African government officials, file photo UPINGTON – MAJORITY indigenous black South Africans have expressed support to land expropriation without compensation and More...

Mozambique's victims of Cyclone Idai walk barefooted in the floods
By On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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EXCLUSIVE: Idai deadliest cyclone ever to batter Southern Africa

Mozambique’s victims of Cyclone Idai walk barefooted in the floods from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO – PROJECTIONS that the death toll in the Tropical Cyclone Idai sweeping through More...

Angola's UNITEL Chairperson, Isabel dos Santos
By On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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UNITEL signed as first WEF partner in Angola

Angola’s UNITEL Chairperson, Isabel dos Santos from PEDRO AGOSTO in Luanda, Angola  LUANDA – ANGOLAN mobile network operator, UNITEL, is the first company from the Southern African country to be More...

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa and his host Zimbabwean counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa
By On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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SA explores financial assistance to Zimbabwe

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa and his host Zimbabwean counterpart Emmerson Mnangagwa from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE – SOUTH Africa is considering financial packages to economically-struggling More...

Informa Event Director at AfricaCom, Tom Cuthell
By On Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
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AfricaTech catapults continent to Industry 4.0

Informa Event Director at AfricaCom, Tom Cuthell by DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – AFRICA-TECH, a new event dedicated to propelling the continent towards the fourth industrial revolution, will be More...

Private flight to take-off Buffalo Range Airport, Chiredzi, Lowveld
By On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Zim’s 4th international airport Buffalo Range enhances tourism

Private flight to take-off Buffalo Range Airport, Chiredzi, Lowveld from TINO PEPUKAI in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI – THE US$3 million (about R42.42 million) refurbishment of the Buffalo Range Airport More...

Huawei Technologies
By On Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
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Nigeria, Tanzania win global ICT competition

Jubilant students from Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania and Angola fly their respective countries’ flags following victory in technology awards by SAVIOUS KWINIKA  JOHANNESBURG – STUDENTS from Nigeria and More...