With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
CIMMYT and its partners have unveiled a new project - Stress Tolerant Maize for Africa...
23 Mar 2016
A team of university students building a drone from scratch say they plan to revolutionise farm surveillance technology in Tanzania. The project aims to empower farmers...
Clare Clancy 23 Dec 2015
The Agribusiness Congress East Africa aims to create an enabling environment for all farmers to participate...
13 Nov 2015
Founded by eight Southern African countries, the formal establishment of a regional network for...
6 Oct 2015
Non-governmental and farmer organisations strongly condemn the go-ahead given by the South African GMO authorities for Monsanto to commercially sell its genetically modified...
19 Jun 2015
Women farmers in southern Africa want to move beyond generic empowerment slogans and focus on targeted and transformative solutions...
11 Jun 2015
South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.
13 Aug 2014
Although it is estimated that irrigation alone could increase output by up to 50%, one of the biggest challenges facing the Kenyan agriculture industry is outdated technology...
31 Jul 2014
More than 100,000 smallholder farmers in Tanzania will benefit after today's announcement of US$4.25-million in new grants.
14 Jul 2014
Sanlam says it has R3bn in discretionary capital that is earmarked for growth opportunities mainly in Africa and South-East Asia.
Phakamisa Ndzamela 6 Jun 2014
If there is one industry where everything is in flux and companies have to re-jig their shapes and formats all the time, it is SA's packaging manufacturers. Apart from constantly changing industry conditions, not least from encroaching rivals, each firm has specific obstacles to get over.
Mark Allix 2 Jun 2014
Zimbabwe's new central bank chief said the country's economy was weakening and the bank did not have the tools to fix it.
8 May 2014
The local arm of SABMiller (SAB)‚ South African Breweries' maltings division is looking to supply product to other African countries following its investments to expand capacity‚ according to the unit's general manager Thinus van Schoor.
Nick Hedley 13 Mar 2014
LONDON - Sea piracy fell to its lowest level around the world in six years last year thanks to a clampdown on Somali pirates according to the International Maritime Bureau.
17 Jan 2014