IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced an investment of $60 million over three years to develop the next generation of technical talent in Africa. As part of the initiative, IBM is expanding the Africa Technical Academy and the company’s Africa University Programme to over 20 African countries.
Vodacom’s location-based deals app, Vouchercloud, has delivered almost half a billion rand in savings for local consumers in just over a year since its launch in South Africa.
Qatar Airways officially states that it is an inaccurate claim from news reports that, ‘’Qatar Airways is picking up a stake in SpiceJet’’.
Following the successful launch of their new mobile applications at the recently held Paris Air Show, ADSoftware is delighted to announce the signing of Skyward Express Limited (Kenya) and Asia Atlantic Airways (Thailand) for their AirPack maintenance software.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco signed on 28 July 2015 three funding agreements today in Casablanca, Morocco, for one loan and two grants to a total of $114.5 million, or about 1.13 billion dirhams.
There are ways in which uncoordinated digital marketing causes hemorrhaging across business setups. Businesses and ventures especially in Nigeria are bleeding due to digital marketing activities arising from ineffective use of Social media platforms.
Sure, but isn’t that what they all say? Can it be that you’re immune or that your competitors are plain unlucky; or maybe someone up there is unhappy with them, right?
Top of mind I would say that the growth and expansion of the African Continent is inevitable. The challenge would be who will steer this expansion? Africans or expats? That brings us to the question of availability and retention of “African” talent.
My career was launched because someone tried to steal from me. A thief, who actually faked a friendship with me from 2006, showed their hand in 2010. They started to claim that they wrote my work.
Denford Mutashu is Founder and President of The Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers, Zimbabwe.
His interview with Africa Business Communities: