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19
NOV

Upcoming Regional High Policy Dialogue on Transforming Agriculture

The Mandela Institute of Development Studies Programme Director, Ian Mashingaidze and the Graca Machel trust Nutrition Programme Manager Rachel Toku-Appiah set the stage for the Regional High Policy Dialogue on Transforming Agriculture held in Maputo Mozambique from the 19th to the 23rd of November. They give us insight into why Agriculture & Nutrition is an integral conversation every African should take part in and why this dialogue is necessary to the development of a sector that provides so much opportunity for economic empowerment for Africa’s large youth population. Join the conversation on social media using the hashtag #TransformingAgriculture and listen to the live broadcast on Africa Business Radio.
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17
NOV

GAP BIO Winner University of Limpopo Micropropagation of high value and indigenous rare plants.

In-vivo and in-vitro propagation of ethno-botanically important indigenous plants with commercial potential

This area of expertise deals with the development of suitable propagation techniques for mass production of selected indigenous plants by using in vivo, vitro, plant tissue culture, techniques for production of plants with improved characteristics and high multiplication rate for commercial purposes. It further relates to plant responses to various environmental stresses (light intensity, UV radiation, temperature and heavy metals) with emphasis on oxidative stress
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17
NOV

Entrepreneurship Doesn't Necessarily Require You To Own Your Own Business - Dr. Togo

The GAP Innovation Competitions are looking for innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs that are working on novel technologies that will improve the efficiency of government service delivery, increase the competitiveness of the local economy and enhance the quality of life of ordinary citizens. Categories are in the ICT, Medical, Biosciences and Green economy.

Remember to register for the Business Basics Workshop which will entail vital orientation and preparation for your GAP application.

Winners of GAP 2018 will share in seed funding and cash prizes, as well as receive incubation services with technical and business mentors, intellectual property lawyers and access to The Innovation Hub’s network of industry and government partners.
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17
NOV

Adv Pieter Holl Acting CEO Innovation Hub on GAP Innovation Competition 2018

INNOVATIONS BROUGHT A STEP CLOSER TO FRUITION AS THE INNOVATION HUB ANNOUNCES GAP INNOVATION COMPETITION 2018 WINNERS

Tshwane, 15 November 2018– A treasure trove of ideas have been added to the Gauteng province’s arsenal to boost the economy and find new solutions as The Innovation Hub – a subsidiary of the Gauteng Growth and Development Agency (GGDA) - annouced the winners of the Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP) Innovation Competition 2018.

Winners comprise innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs that are working on novel ideas that will improve the efficiency of government service delivery, increase the competitiveness of the local economy and enhance the quality of life of ordinary citizens.

From enviro-friendly ablution and sanitation solutions, to recyclable sanitary wear; improved access to dental care and what promises to be a sure winner for our consumption driven economy – a technological solution that alerts shoppers to the best sales and deals.

The next generation of entrepreneurs will receive commercialisation support and seed funding, and a year-long incubation at of The Innovation Hub’s Business Incubators.
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31
OCT

Deployment of technology for education, access to the internet in Africa for accelerated learning.

The Fundi Education Forum #FEF2018 gathered the greatest minds in Politics and Business to discuss the state of Education on the African continent. Nqobani Mzizi, host of "Business Today in Africa" had a chat with His Excellency My Raila Odinga, and they spoke about the deployment of technology for education, access to the internet in Africa for accelerated learning and his personal contribution towards Education in Kenya, amongst other important topics.
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25
OCT

Nigerian Communication Commission is Committed To Ensuring Maximum ROI For Investors - Tonny Ojobo

Mr. Tonny Ojobo, the Director of Public Affairs Nigerian Communication Commission in conversation with Adetunji Omotola highlights the mandate of the commission within the Nigerian telecommunication industry and the commitment to ensuring the adequate return on investment for investors
South Africa’s flagship initiatives to support ICT and SME development throughout both country and continent position it as the ideal host nation for ITU Telecom World 2018.
The South African government’s national Digital Society SA strategy aims to position the country as a significant player in the development of ICTs throughout the value chain, accelerate uptake in all socio-economic sectors, increase inclusion, and transform the country into a fully digital society.
Africa Business Radio
25
OCT

Partnership is The Secrete To Unlocking Economic Benefits of Digital Revolution - ITU Telecom World

ITU Telecom World 2018 took place in Durban, the third largest city in South Africa, a growing urban setting rich in diversity, cultural amenities, economic growth, history, and natural beauty.
As the official host of the conference, the minister in the Department of Telecommunications and Post of the Republic of South Africa chats to Adetunji Omotola about the key takeaways, he emphasized on the need for partnership on every point, from infrastructure to delivery
South Africa’s flagship initiatives to support ICT and SME development throughout both country and continent position it as the ideal host nation for ITU Telecom World 2018.
The South African government’s national Digital Society SA strategy aims to position the country as a significant player in the development of ICTs throughout the value chain, accelerate uptake in all socio-economic sectors, increase inclusion, and transform the country into a fully digital society.
Africa Business Radio
18
OCT

ICE Africa - Gaming on the African Continent

Gaming, which is casinos, lottery and gambling at large is a hugely lucrative business with immensely untapped potential on the African continent. This is according to John Kamara, who is the ICE Africa ambassador, and we engage him on the expectation of the conference that they will be hosting in Sandton, Johannesburg in South Africa on 24 and 25 October 2018.
Africa Business Radio
18
OCT

Separation of Duties Between Accountants, Auditors & Non-Exec For Corporate Accountability

In the wake of the VBS Bank scandal which was revealed in "The Great Bank Heist" report by Advocate Terry Mudau and Werksman Attorneys, the seems to be blurred lines that existed on the functions of each of the role players, who separately had different functions and were charged with governance and responsibility. We attempt to unpack these roles with the Ms. Kantha Naiker, and Accountant and Executive in her own right.
Africa Business Radio
12
OCT

How Employees' Financial Wellness Affects Businesses - Frank Magwegwe

Frank Magwegwe is the Founder and MD of Thrive FinWell, on today's show, he chats to Gavin about employees' financial wellness and how it affect your business. High indebtedness, payday loans, staff loans, and garnishee orders are a few examples of why South African employees are severely impacted by financial stress. Employers experience the impact as the combination of these financial challenges puts enormous strain on employees and their ability to perform at work and live healthy and fulfilled lives.
Frank’s view on how employers can impact an effective employee financial wellness programme that can address your employees financial challenges and unlock a more productive work environment.
Africa Business Radio
12
OCT

The Rise of 3D-Printing And 3D-Laser scanning in South Africa - Ludrick Barnard

3D printing is taking up more of the average manufacturing industry space, organizations around the world are trying to find ways to generate expertise. This scramble for education does not just include universities or companies, but also international governmental associations. Among the government associations, BRICS has recently held their second 3D Printing & Intelligent Manufacturing competition in South Africa.
Africa Business Radio

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