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Safaricom connects farmers to agro businesses Web service transforms Kenya smallholder farming


NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – THOUSANDS of Kenyan farmers have signed up for a web based service Safaricom, the mobile operator, has launched to link the farmers to agricultural processing businesses.Connected Farmer is a partnership between Safaricom and Mezzanine Ware, a company that specializes in developing mobile enabled solutions for businesses.The launch follows a six month […]

Delegation entices South African investors to Zimbabwe


By MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – ZIMBABWE Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has urged South African companies to forego economic problems and exploit investment opportunities he said lay abundant in the neighbouring country. Mnangagwa was addressing delegates at the Ease of Doing Business in Zimbabwe Investment Conference held in Sandton, Johannesburg on Thursday. The event […]

Demand spurs Flydubai route expansion to Tanzania


From ALLOYCE KIMBUNGA in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania DAR-ES-SALAAM, (CAJ News) –FLYDUBAI has launched a new flight to Tanzania in line with the African country’s emergence as a popular tourist destination. The flights to Kilimanjaro will resume on October 29. The re-launched service, the carrier’s third point in Tanzania, along with Dar-es-Salaam and Zanzibar, will see flydubai’s […]

African SMEs projected to outgrow established companies

SAP Director for General Business and Partner Operations for Africa, Tracy Bolton. Photo by Mthulisi Sibanda

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -A TECHNOLOGY expert has predicted some small and medium enterprises to grow to mega corporations in the next five years following the rampant pace of digital transformation. Tracy Bolton, SAP Director: General Business and Partner Operations for Africa, said their quicker adoption of technology, such as the cloud, compared […]

Technology platforms driving African healthcare

SAP Africa Healthcare Practice Lead, Charmaine Odendaal

by TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DIGITAL innovation will in future play a key role in delivering curative and preventive healthcare in Africa. According to experts, future trends will be driven by access to Big Data, to shape new models of care in driving innovative, affordable and accessible services across this diverse continent. With […]

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