Africa Business World 

Business Advancements to Look Out For in 2022

– – META: Read our list for all the tech that will make running a business easier. If you are running a business, you will know that there is a lot to handle. You are constantly spinning plates, terrified of any that fall, because if one crashes to the ground, they all will. Luckily there are advancements in technology that can make a lot of the running around that comes with running a business a lot easier. Advancements online, advancements in software and advancements in hardware in the real world…

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Africa West Africa World 

Looking for a job? Apply for ReadyforWork career accelerator by SFAN

– – Stars From All Nations, the alternative education company that unlocks the potential of Africa’s young geniuses, has launched their long-awaited ReadyforWork career accelerator that brings fresh perspectives to talent development on the continent. ReadyforWork is an immersive digital career accelerator that uses AI and Machine Learning to equip entry-level job seekers with employment skills and help talent managers make data-driven recruitment decisions. The SFAN began the pilot of ReadyforWork in 2018 and has now run two cohorts of the program with graduates securing full employment. The team later…

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Africa World 

8 Tips for Adults to Communicate With Their Parents

– – Parents often don’t understand their children. It’s hard for them to understand why their children chat with their friends instead of going out with them or why they choose 22Bet Ethiopia betting instead of visiting a real football match. But such behavior doesn’t make adults stop talking to their parents. They still can get in touch, using these 8 tips. Don’t Treat Communication With Parents as a Duty Communicating with parents – especially if it involves negative emotions – is much harder for adult children to accept if…

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Africa Business World 

Everything First-Time Home Buyers Need to Know

– – Congratulations on your first home purchase. This is a time filled with excitement and joy. As you get ready to move into the new chapter of your life, there are some things that you want to keep in mind as you search for the perfect home, purchase one, and then move into it. This time can be just as overwhelming as it is joyful, especially as you look around at all the available homes, apply for a loan, and start the waiting process. Below, we will talk about…

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Africa Ghana World 

The largest oral history project of global black doctors and nurses

– – The Armah Institute of Emotional Justice has announced that its flagship project, THE BLACK FRONTLINE has started gathering stories of 100 doctors and nurses in Ghana as part of the largest oral history project. In a statement the institute said “in total, 300 stories will be gathered of global Black doctors and nurses in 3 countries on 3 continents; 100 in Ghana, 100 in USA and 100 in UK.” The project is hoping to frame the pandemic through doctors and nurses stories and experiences. THE BLACK FRONTLINE is…

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Africa Featured World 

Majority across G20 countries see Climate change as crisis

– – A major poll of public opinion on climate change in the G20 countries published today by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the University of Oxford, shows how public support for climate action is set to strengthen in the near future as climate-aware teenagers become of voting age, enter the workforce, and move into positions of greater influence. The new survey, called the ‘G20 Peoples’ Climate Vote’ polled over 689,000 people, including over 302,000 people under the age of 18, and has been published ahead of a crucial…

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Africa World 

Has digital killed the radio star?

– – Did you know that the first radio commercial aired in the USA on 28 August 1922? Now, close to 100 years later, brands are still reaching audiences via this medium.  Digital audio has disrupted the space with a richer, immersive experience. Carla Harrison, Spotify Sales Manager at Ad Dynamo – Africa’s leading media sales house (and Spotify’s exclusive ad sales partner in Africa) – says, “If you think about sound, it’s a sensory experience that impacts your mood and mindset. Brands are now considering this in terms of how and…

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Africa Business South Africa Southern Africa World 

Protection of Personal Information Act: How will it impact SA’s payments landscape?

– – The Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA) came into full effect from 1 July 2021. The Act is the comprehensive data protection legislation that obliges organisations to lawfully process the personal information of data subjects (both natural and juristic persons) by applying specific principles and conditions. But how will it affect the payments space specifically? “As businesses in the payments industry process copious amounts of personal information, they now have to change many elements of the way they operate in order to accommodate the Act,” says Cecil…

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Africa East Africa Tourism World 

Sport has the power to boost conservation efforts in Kenya

– – Kenya’s wildlife is amongst the richest and most diverse on the African continent. Each year, the country’s national parks attract millions of domestic and international tourists. Kenya is home to not only Africa’s big five, which includes lions, leopards, buffalo, elephants, and black rhino but also to thousands of other species. The country is also where the world’s largest migration of wildlife takes place with millions of wildebeest, accompanied by large numbers of zebra and gazelle traveling from Tanzania to the Maasai Mara National Reserve in the south…

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Africa Business World 

How to ensure your brand lands with the right audience

– – Did you know that, contrary to what one might think, older age groups are the fastest-growing segments of many social media platforms’ audiences? Facebook, for example, saw users above the age of 65 increase by roughly 25% over the past year, while those aged 50 plus represent Snapchat’s fastest-growing audience segment. “When brands decide that they want to be on social media, they first need to consider the ages of the audiences on each platform as this plays a massive part not only in the messaging they should…

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