Namibia: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 11:05 am
The O3b satellites could take a country like the Democratic Republic of Congo from being one of the most poorly-connected on Earth to one of the best, a report said.
Makula Dunbar, 12:44 pm
The number of mobile internet devices is set to out number humans by the end of this year. There’ll be more smartphones and internet-connected tablets and monitors than there are people on the planet.
Dana Sanchez, 12:59 pm
FedEx plans to ground express flights between Asia and the U.S. in July, and faces a shift by international shipping customers away from priority service to cheaper options, a report says.
Dana Sanchez, 10:15 am
Partnering to create the app are technology firm Business Connexion, which is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, and specialist recruitment company Conscript Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 1:48 pm
Local African communities are key stakeholders for conservation and they need real incentives, says Jeff Flocken, North American regional director for International Fund for Animal Welfare. Non-consumptive nature tourism, like wildlife viewing and photo safaris, is a much greater contributor than trophy hunting.
Dana Sanchez, 12:02 pm
McDonald’s has 170 branches in South Africa and KFC has 600-plus stores. Burger King is way behind, says Daniel Schwartz, named CEO of the Miami-based company June 7. He’s in charge of a strategy focused on international expansion.
Dana Sanchez, 3:25 pm
“Ethical food labeling is very new in South Africa as I believe it is in the other emerging markets. So (the Fairtrade label) really creates a novelty for consumers that want to buy something different,” says Arianna Baldo with Fairtrade South Africa.
Dana Sanchez, 11:22 am
“Anything that is going to require infrastructure build – roads, dams, bridges, ports, harbors, airports, railway networks, new power grids – all requires in one way or another…construction equipment,” says the CEO of an African Caterpillar distributor.
Makula Dunbar, 11:03 am
The PIC now plans to expand its real estate empire into the rest of Africa. The PIC’s property boss Lesiba Maloba is awaiting final approval to invest up to R12bn in commercial real estate in various countries across Africa, the PIC’s first foray into property markets outside SA’s borders.
Dana Sanchez, 9:19 pm
Johannesburg’s 53.6 percent growth in international visitors from 2009 to 2013 propelled it into the index’s top 20 fastest-growing cities globally.
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