Tag: Africa

Communicating in Africa: Trends to watch in 2018
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Communicating in Africa: Trends to watch in 2018

Africa for Africans Africa has a population of over 1 billion people, 70% of which are youthful, aspirational and passionate about their continent. The proposition “Africans for Africans by Africans” has become a dominant force with young people in Africa. It is about change and holding businesses, governments and institutions […]

America’s Airbnb books over 1.2 million guests in Africa
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America’s Airbnb books over 1.2 million guests in Africa

Airbnb said it registered 1.2 million guest arrivals in Africa last year driven by the plugged-in millennial generation, Reuters reports. The U.S. short-term rental service provides travel accommodation which affords individual owners of apartments or homes to let out to visiting guests. Presenting the latest figures at the Johannesburg City […]

Dangote says Africa will become the food basket of the world
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Dangote says Africa will become the food basket of the world

Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote told investors “Agriculture, agriculture, agriculture. Africa will become the food basket of the world.” In a packed room at the headquarters of global law firm Shearman and Sterling LLC high level business leaders and international diplomats invited by the Corporate Council for Africa to hear Africa’s […]

SAP names provisional management team for Africa
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SAP names provisional management team for Africa

Pending investigation into allegations of bribery and corruption involving the Guptas, SAP has appointed Claas Kuehnemann as head of its interim management team for Africa. The company said in an official statement that Claas Kuehnemann will step into the role of acting managing director for Africa while the company’s investigation […]

Angola cables begins construction of data center in Brazil
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Angola cables begins construction of data center in Brazil

Multinational telecommunications company, Angola Cables, announced that construction had begun on its South American data centre, located in Fortaleza, Brazil. The data centre is an important next step in the company’s roll-out of promoting the digital inclusion and empowerment of Africa by the use of subsea internet cable connecting Africa […]

EY promotes 669 new partners globally
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EY promotes 669 new partners globally

EY has announced that about 669 people globally have been promoted to partner. For the third consecutive year, partners from the emerging markets continue to represent more than a third of all partner promotions, making up 36% this year (up from 35% in 2016 and 33% in 2015). EY also […]