More than half of companies (51%) around the world have no plans or protocols in place to combat a global emergency, such as coronavirus (COVID-19), a study by global consultancy firm Mercer has shown. Commenting on the survey, Didintle Kwape, Associate Consultant, Mercer stated:...
Airline brings more choice and flexibility to change and reissue bookings with no penalties Emirates is providing customers more flexibility, choice and value through its newly introduced waiver policy for all booked tickets issued on or from today, 7 March until 31 March...
Kenya remains an important freighter station for Emirates SkyCargo with 2,000 tonnes of flowers having been airlifted in January this year. Last year, Emirates SkyCargo transported over 46,000 tonnes of flowers across the world with over 24,000 tonnes, originating from Kenya.
Complex business models, combined with immense pressure to deliver great patient experiences and outcomes, has African healthcare providers turning to technology to improve their operational efficiency and automate back-office operations. This task is now far less daunting with the launch of a new technology platform designed...
Use of blockchain to track aircraft parts could save the industry an estimated USD 3.5bn SITA and Key industry recently announced the launch of the MRO Blockchain Alliance, the first industry-wide investigation into the use of blockchain to track, trace and record aircraft...
Online international money transfer company WorldRemit predicts that 2020 will be the year of intra-African remittances. The World Bank already estimates that migrant workers within Africa send remittances in excess of $14 billion dollars each year, and in 2018 intra-African remittances represented 20% of global remittance flows...
When Zipporah Matumbi was growing up, she loved the way the forest in her village in East Kenya had a dense canopy. As an adult, she noticed that with extensive logging, the forest was disappearing. So she gathered a group of women to start tree nurseries,...
African leaders are putting women front and center of efforts to drive the continent’s economic growth through a game-changing fund that invests in women fund managers and also provides technical assistance. The launch of the African Women Leadership Fund (AWLF) will provide capital...
Science and Engineering Experts have called on young female students to pursue professional carriers in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, STEM in Nigeria. The experts who were drawn from the public and private institutions in Nigeria, as well as the development sector, made...
BroadReach Consulting, an innovative technology-driven entity, focused on developing global healthcare solutions with many projects in Africa, has announced that Chris LeGrand will take up the position of Global Group CEO as of 1 February 2020.  Chris has more than thirty years' business...