Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa – BBC News

Gene-edited animal plan to relieve poverty in Africa – BBC News

Image copyright BBC News Image caption Prof Djikeng’s thinking was moulded by his childhood experiences A researcher in Edinburgh is leading efforts to develop gene-edited farm animals for poor farmers in Africa. Prof Appolinaire Djikeng is developing cows, pigs and chickens that are resistant to diseases and more productive. Among them are cattle that have […]

The Japanese philosophy of kaizen offers opportunity for industrial development in Africa – Brookings Institution

The Japanese philosophy of kaizen offers opportunity for industrial development in Africa – Brookings Institution

There is a consensus among economists that for economic growth to be sustainable in the long run, it must be driven by productivity gains. While it is true that productivity can be improved using new machinery, technology does not improve productivity unless operators use and maintain it properly. Good management is a prerequisite for substantial […]

Africa's week in pictures: 8-14 February 2019 – BBC News

Africa's week in pictures: 8-14 February 2019 – BBC News

A selection of photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption On Sunday in Los Angeles, the Soweto Gospel Choir pose for photographers after winning their third Grammy award. Image copyright AFP Image caption Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara performs at the event on the same day, with […]

South Africa vs Sri Lanka cricket: SuperSport TV captures team plans – NEWS.com.au

South Africa vs Sri Lanka cricket: SuperSport TV captures team plans – NEWS.com.au

South Africa’s cameramen are fast becoming the most prominent broadcasters since the 12th man turned Joe the cameraman into a cult hero. The crew behind the lenses of South Africa’s SuperSport were a central piece in shaping Australia’s infamous ball tampering scandal during last year’s series — and now they’ve struck again. South Africa’s official […]

University of Iowa professor, African art expert, Christopher Roy dead at 72 – Iowa City Press Citizen

University of Iowa professor, African art expert, Christopher Roy dead at 72 – Iowa City Press Citizen

Professor Christopher Roy, a stalwart of African art and art teaching that spanned a 41-year career at the University of Iowa, passed away Sunday in Iowa City. Christopher D. Roy with friends in Burkina Faso. ca. 1985. Photo courtesy Nora Leonard Roy. (Photo: Nora Leonard Roy/ Special to the Press-Citizen) Over four decades, Roy taught classes […]

EXTRA TIME: How Samuel Eto'o excited South African football – Goal.com

EXTRA TIME: How Samuel Eto'o excited South African football – Goal.com

This weekend the news spread like wildfire that one of the world’s greatest soccer legends is in town Everyone kept wondering, ‘Why is Samuel Eto’o in South Africa?’ Is he going to sign for a Premier Soccer League club? The reason for his presence in Johannesburg was for the promotion of the Africa 5’s tournament. […]

The Confectionery Industry in South Africa, 2019 – Mondelez South Africa (Cadbury), Tiger Brands (Beacon), Nestle and Premier Foods (Manhattan) are Dominating – ResearchAndMarkets.com – Associated Press

The Confectionery Industry in South Africa, 2019 – Mondelez South Africa (Cadbury), Tiger Brands (Beacon), Nestle and Premier Foods (Manhattan) are Dominating – ResearchAndMarkets.com – Associated Press

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 11, 2019–The “The Confectionery Industry in South Africa 2019” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The report on the Confectionery Industry describes the state of the industry, major players and factors influencing the sector’s success in South Africa, on the continent and internationally. There are comprehensive profiles of 23 companies including the […]

Phase3 named among 'companies to inspire Africa' in 2019 – Daily Trust

Phase3 named among 'companies to inspire Africa' in 2019 – Daily Trust

ADVERTISEMENT Based on advanced research into Africa’s most vibrant private and growth driven companies that are shaping global markets across industries and sectors, Phase3 Telecom has been penned as one of such in the technology and telecoms space by the London Stock Exchange Group (LESG). This development is an offshoot of the second edition of […]