Thursday, March 30, 2017

From The Conversation. Story by Thando Vilakazi, senior researcher, Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development, University of Johannesburg; and Shingie Chisoro Dube, economist...

South African coastal city Durban will no longer host the 2022 Commonwealth Games in five year's time, as the city did not meet financial...

Silicon Valley venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator 500 Startups is playing host to the the inaugural African edition of its Geeks on...

South Africa's Metered Taxi Association plans to launch its own taxi hailing app, YooKoo, to compete with Uber, and Uber says bring it on. In...

Following failure to launch in 2014, Africa now has the unique web address .africa — that's almost five years after the African Union submitted...

Africa's video-on-demand sector, until a couple of years ago, comprised a handful of micro-local startups doing their best to build a scene. That has all...

Short message social media platform Twitter continues to be one of the most popular social networks available in Africa, as Africans use Twitter to...

Africa has been reluctant in the past to adopt genetically modified food technology for crop production, but that's changing, says Steven E. Cerier, a...

Public art in South Africa Art in South Africa's public spaces often marks the spot where historically significant events took place. Such art pays tribute...

MTN's shares are down 35 percent since October 2015, when Africa's largest mobile service provider reported a multi-billion-dollar fine by Nigerian regulators over unregistered...

South Africa's Springbok Sevens team, known as the Blitzboks, won the Las Vegas sevens tournament on the weekend, making it their fourth title in...

South African President Jacob Zuma announced new land reform plans Friday, telling traditional leaders that the government will do a “pre-colonial” land audit and...

Boeing and Airbus are in discussions with South African 3D printing group Aeroswift to make titanium aircraft parts using 3D printing technology. Researchers at South...

The share of African brands declined in the newly released 2016-2017 annual Brand Africa 100: Africa's Best Brands – an annual survey and valuation...

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has completed his 10-day visit to Africa, returning to Switzerland after spending time in nine African countries. During the visit Infantino...
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