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    Radisson Hotel Group has announced its first resort and third hotel in Zambia, with the signing of Radisson Blu Resort Mosi-oa-Tunya, Livingstone, Zambia. Due to open by the end of 2022, this new addition places the group firmly on track to achieving its objective of reaching 150 hotels in operation and under development in Africa by 2025.
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    E-commerce to account for half of global retail growth by 2025

    By 2025, e-commerce will expand by an additional $1.4tn, and account for half the growth in the global retail sector...

    25 Mar 2021

    Post-Covid-19: A chance to leapfrog Africa's development through digitalisation

    Africa recorded remarkable economic growth in the first 15 years of the 21st century, largely because of positive trends in the export of primary commodities...

    By Cristina Duarte 16 Mar 2021

    Praekelt joins Frontify in the new age of branding

    Swiss-based SaaS company Frontify has partnered with Praekelt Consulting to bring their all-in-one brand management software to the South African market...

    Issued by Praekelt 3 Mar 2021

    How Bezos and Amazon changed the world

    Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems...

    By Venkatesh Shankar 4 Feb 2021

    Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

    Jeff Bezos is stepping down from his role as Amazon CEO, and will transition to the role of executive chair in the third quarter...

    3 Feb 2021

    Product design to racial justice: Global plan to promote ethical AI

    From reducing bias in product design to tackling racial injustice, more than 100 businesses, governments and non-profits launched a global initiative...

    By Zachary Fagenson 29 Jan 2021

    #BizTrends2021: Looking ahead at the smartphone market

    If 2020 has shown us anything, it's that change and disruption are a constant. The effects of the global coronavirus pandemic led to unprecedented shifts in the way we live, work, learn and transact - with a widespread move online and digital platforms...

    By Michelle Wynne 6 Jan 2021

    Bizcommunity's festive thank you to the SA business community

    Since March 2020 when Covid-19 first turned business on its head, Bizcommunity has been the place where virtual business gets done, fully set up to seamlessly steer your business communications through the challenges of lockdowns, meltdowns and new remote working norms...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Dec 2020

    Automation and data-driven decision-making to power retail in 2021

    Retailers' interest in innovative technologies, solutions and new operating models continues to grow...

    17 Dec 2020

    Global agtech market value to reach $22bn by 2025

    The agtech market is comprised of services such as agricultural sensors for crop management, GPS field mapping, and supply chain management...

    26 Nov 2020

    Why harmonised retail is the future

    For many industries, predicting the future during a pandemic would be difficult - if not impossible. Retail is different. Why?

    By Oliver Guy 13 Nov 2020

    Transforming the VR experience in hospitality

    Singapore-based, VResorts has launched a virtual reality booking platform, which enables travellers to choose their destinations and purchase their vacations from within the virtual reality space...

    15 Oct 2020

    Getting real about virtual events

    2020 sure has been event-ful. Online platforms have proven increasingly valuable, especially in the business-to-business space, enabling more knowledge sharing, wider audience reach and networking opportunities than ever before!..

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 9 Oct 2020

    Orange Campus Africa - new African e-learning platform launches

    Orange has announced the launch of its online training platform "Orange Campus Africa" in partnership with the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) during GSMA Thrive Africa...

    30 Sep 2020

    2020 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Fest to be held online

    The 2020 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Festival is set to take place online from 20 October to 20 November 2020...

    25 Sep 2020

    The fourth agricultural revolution is coming - but who will really benefit?

    AI, robots and other technologies could transform farming - for worse as well as for better...

    By David Rose and Charlotte-Anne Chivers 16 Sep 2020

    Can Huawei survive the US sanctions?

    "A deadly blow to the Chinese tech champion" is how CNN described the sanctions announced on August 17 by the US Commerce Department...

    By Jean-Paul Michel Larçon 3 Sep 2020

    The evolution of 4G in Africa

    Africa has come a long way in its digitisation journey from mobile telephony to broadband - connecting and digitising entire sectors economies, jobs, education, healthcare, government and societies...

    By Talla Guisse 17 Aug 2020

    Network International to acquire DPO in landmark pan-African payments deal

    DPO Group will support the expansion of Network International's presence across Africa, one of the most under-penetrated and fast-growing payments markets in the world...

    29 Jul 2020

    Global disruption can have local implications

    The global impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had not only on public health, but on business, cannot be underestimated...

    By Soromfe Uzomah 27 Jul 2020

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