Dismay after foreign labels dominate African brands

Aliko Dangote, Nigeria

Aliko Dangote, Nigeria JOHANNESBURG – IN SPITE of its lively entrepreneurial environment, Africa is not creating new competitive brands to meet the needs of its expanding consumer market. This is according to Brand Africa as non-African labels have entrenched their positions in the continent. Africa’s 100 Best Brands rankings indicate More...

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Chiredzi cattle ranchers
By On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Zim farmers under pressure to sell stock amid drought fears

Chiredzi cattle ranchers from TINO PEPUKAI in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI – FARMERS in Zimbabwe’s dry regions have been urged to sell some of their cattle and buy significant amounts of stock-feeds as More...

Cyclones Idai
By On Thursday, June 6th, 2019
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Billions needed to rebuild cyclone hit Mozambique

Cyclones Idai from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique MAPUTO – DEVELOPMENT partners have pledged US$1,2 billion (R17,5 billion) to support recovery interventions as Mozambique deals with the devastation More...

SingularityU South Africa Co-CEO, Shayne Mann addressing Africa Exponential Finance Summit at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News
By On Wednesday, June 5th, 2019
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Inaugural Exponential Finance Summit a success

SingularityU South Africa Co-CEO, Shayne Mann addressing Africa Exponential Finance Summit at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda, CAJ News by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – THE More...

Huaweis 5G smartphones
By On Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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Experts propose adoption of African-made technologies

Huaweis 5G smartphones by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa’s Wireless Application Service Providers’ Association (WASPA) believes locals should embrace African-made mobile technologies More...

SA oil & gas discoveries
By On Monday, June 3rd, 2019
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South Africa making the most of oil, gas discoveries

SA oil & gas discoveries from AKANI CHAUKE / MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG – SOUTH Africa is positioning itself as an energy hub and key player as the sub-Saharan Africa region rapidly transforms More...

SU South Africa CEO Shayne Mann
By On Thursday, May 30th, 2019
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Embassy boom indicates Africa leapfrogs in tech

SU South Africa CEO Shayne Mann from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – THE unprecedented embassy-building boom in Africa is an indication the global community is positioning itself to make the More...

Vodacom
By On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Mobile offering improves SA maternal, child health

Vodacom by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG – TECHNOLOGY has enabled some 1,4 million South African mothers and pregnant women to access reliable health information during pregnancy and children’s early years. They More...

Cannabis plant
By On Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Zimbabwe approves first cannabis production project

Cannabis plant from PATRICK CHITONGO in Chiredzi, Zimbabwe CHIREDZI – ZIMBABWE has approved the first project for the farming and processing of cannabis, a development that is set to earn the country billions More...

dotAfrica
By On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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Africa celebrates unique home on the web

dotAfrica by TINTSWALO BALOYI  JOHANNESBURG – THE .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gTLD), the continent’s home on the worldwide web, has been hailed as one of the major achievements in More...