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A new World Bank study presents a sobering assessment of the financial health of electricity utilities in Sub-Saharan Africa, and suggests how utilities can be profitable while extending affordable services for the poor. - April 22, 2017 - African Utility Week
The award-winning African Utility Week has welcomed back a longstanding supporter, the global energy giant Shell, who will be a platinum sponsor again at the conference and exhibition from 16-18 May in Cape Town. The 17th annual African Utility Week will gather over 7000 decision makers from more than... - April 20, 2017 - African Utility Week
SA spent R213.7bn on basic education in 2016, or 15% of the total budget. This is a higher proportion than the US, UK and Germany, but SA's education system is rated 134th out of 138 by the WEF. Solving the education crisis crucial, yet SA's education system seems remarkably resistant to change. The solution could be self-learning. - April 18, 2017 - SOLE South Africa
KNF’s investment in Quicket will optimise ticketing capabilities for South Africa’s long tail of event management and fuel expansion into key African markets. - March 31, 2017 - KNF Ventures
South Africa’s National Water Week kicks off on Monday, 20 March while globally World Water Day is celebrated on Wednesday, 22 March. In the informal settlement of Langrug in Franschhoek, an innovative wastewater treatment project is changing the lives of the community for the better while reversing... - March 19, 2017 - African Utility Week
Huawei, the well-known global information and telecommunication giant, has signed a platinum sponsorship with African Utility Week, the leading conference and trade exhibition for African power, energy and water professionals, taking place from 16-18 May 2017 in Cape Town. The company will also be the... - March 18, 2017 - African Utility Week
With the firm’s goal to focus on "future proofing" in an effort to prepare for both foreseeable and unforeseeable forces that are fundamentally changing the power and utilities industry, KPMG has taken up a diamond sponsorship opportunity at the 2017 African Utility Week. This is part... - March 16, 2017 - African Utility Week
Some of Africa’s most iconic regional power events in East, West and Central Africa, including EAPIC and WAPIC, have been renamed to Future Energy, reflecting the optimism and potential of the energy and power sectors on the continent. “Energy is fundamental to economic development of every... - February 25, 2017 - EAPIC
The fourth edition of the annual African Utility Week Industry Awards will once again honour pioneering utilities, projects and people in the energy and water industry on the continent on Wednesday, 17 May, during African Utility Week and Energy Revolution Africa at the CTICC in Cape Town. - February 18, 2017 - African Utility Week
The drought that has impacted many regions within South Africa for a considerable length of time now has exposed the poor, or lack of, water management (monitoring and control) ability of many water institutions. - February 09, 2017 - African Utility Week
Leading global developer of 3D Doppler ball-tracking radar for sports: FlightScope, today announced that it bought out its venture capital partner on mutually beneficial terms. - February 04, 2017 - KNF Ventures
Leading Cape Town-based trade exhibition and conference organiser Spintelligent has won four major awards at the ROAR Organiser and Exhibitor Awards in Johannesburg which honour excellence in the exhibition and events industry on the continent. - January 29, 2017 - Spintelligent
Africa Internship Academy has already begun its monthly gatherings in Ghana and is looking to roll out more offices in many African cities by end of the first half of 2017. - January 25, 2017 - African Utility Week
For the first time, the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA) has opened an exhibition space at their biennial Underwriting and Claims Conference. - January 23, 2017 - ClaimVantage
3rd Annual City Development will address the most pressing issues of City-Making – transforming urban spaces with a vision for African inner cities to be livable, with Integrated Development Planning (IDP), with formal and affordable housing, equipped with the basic services provision, developing infrastructure, a mobilised city with Transit Oriented Development (TOD), improved public safety, traffic equilibrium and effective Leadership. - January 10, 2017 - Marcus Evans Group
The upcoming 3-day "2nd Annual Chief Series Africa: Going Beyond!" presents dedicated streams for CEOs on being "In the Driving Seat: Taking the Lead" and CFOs on "The Age of Renaissance: Rising to the Challenge" respectively. The award winning speakers will empower you with in-depth expertise on "Breaking the Barriers in Your C-Suite" and ‘Spotlight on Your C-Suite Agenda’ in our sunrise plenary sessions. - January 10, 2017 - Marcus Evans Group
The 17th annual African Utility Week is the leading conference and trade exhibition for African power, energy and water professionals and takes place from 16-18 May 2017 at the CTICC in Cape Town. - December 10, 2016 - African Utility Week
The Green Cab and Swisatec BRV are set to gear up and redefine the contemporary urban mobility landscape and change how developers plan and design security estates in the future. Blue Rock Village is currently targeting a 6-Star Green Star Communities Rating by the Green Building Council South Africa; this will position the village as the first green village in Africa to achieve a 6-Star Green Star Communities rating. - December 01, 2016 - Blue Rock Village
ITL SA is the first South African printer to be awarded ISO-12647 certification following a Print Quality Management project in conjunction with Global Print Quality Standards Specialists, Mellow Colour Ltd. - November 25, 2016 - ITL Group
“The first African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit in Cape Town provided an innovative space for leading built environment professionals to engage with experts, projects, investors and practitioners from all over the continent. We are confident that the summit will grow to become the leading meeting point of the real estate and infrastructure industries in Africa." This is according to Tim Harris, CEO of Wesgro, who was a speaker and session facilitator at the summit. - November 25, 2016 - African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit
Based on its recent analysis of the business process optimization (BPO) industry market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes iSON BPO with the 2016 West African Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership. iSON BPO, a leading BPO and contact centre service provider, gave... - November 23, 2016 - Frost & Sullivan
The newly released GBCSA Communities Pilot rating tool, which has been based on the Communities v1.1 Rating Tool from Australia through consultation with the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), is set to create a standard that will look at transforming South Africa’s cities and communities. - November 18, 2016 - Blue Rock Village
Swisatec is pleased to announce the launch of phase one of Blue Rock Village: Giovanni Luxury Terrace Apartment. The Giovanni Luxury Terrace Apartment provides residents with amenities, amazing views of the Hottentots mountain ranges, award winning wine farms and sandy beaches of Gordon’s Bay and... - November 17, 2016 - Blue Rock Village
The Dollar House is in the heart of Helderberg area, positioned as a highly prestigious business location and home to many international financial institutions, it’s a place of steel and glass, of suits and speed and the habit of planning for the future rather than rambling on about the past. - November 10, 2016 - Blue Rock Village
The City of Cape Town will present its Voortrekker Road Corridor: Strategy and Investment Plan at the upcoming African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit at the Mother City’s CTICC from 2-3 November. - October 29, 2016 - African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit
An exciting speaker line-up at the upcoming African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit in Cape Town from 2-3 November will focus on what the African city of the future will and should look like. - October 13, 2016 - African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit
CT Lab, the global leader in power quality management, today concluded an agreement with Eskom Holdings in South Africa to supply power quality instruments and management services to all nine provinces in South Africa. The demand for heightened reliability by modern mission-critical applications has... - October 01, 2016 - CT Lab
Blue Rock Village, Africa’s first green village, developed by Swisatec, an architecture and project management firm in Cape Town, is proud to announce its support for the World Green Building Week hosted by the World Green Building Council in conjunction with the Green Building Council South Africa. - September 28, 2016 - Blue Rock Village
In September 2016, the Hotwork international job aggregator provided a unique video tool to help applicants pass a job interview effectively. The tool has already been launched in Russian, and now it is available in English. - September 23, 2016 - Hotwork
The CEO of Wesgro, Tim Harris, the Executive Director of Kampala’s Capital City Authority, Dr Jennifer Musisi, the UCLG-A Secretary General, Jean Pierre Elong Mbassi, and Business Botswana Director Lekwalo Mosienyane are heading up an exciting line-up of headline experts from around Africa that... - September 20, 2016 - African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit
Angel-Grams.com is a website that allows you to reconnect with your deceased loved ones - a year after they have passed on. This world first website allows living users to store final goodbye messages and delivers it to grieving friends and family after they die. Unlike other social media sites like... - September 18, 2016 - Edutainment News
Conservationists and avifauna experts from all over the world will descend on Cape Town as South Africa hosts the 9th International Penguin Congress (IPC) from 5 to 9 September 2016. The IPC is the primary gathering of the world’s leading scientists, research managers and policy makers working... - September 03, 2016 - CapeNature
Financika is an online provider of trading services based in Vanuatu and operating in South Africa. With 4 years in the industry, the company now announces further emphasis on the South African market. Traders in the country are able to benefit from additional customer support on a local landline number – taking immediate effect on 15 August. - August 19, 2016 - Financika
The Bonus Bomb is exploding at South Africa’s Springbok Casino (http://www.SpringbokCasino.co.za). All players that deposit August 1 – 11th will receive an email with a special bonus offer. - July 28, 2016 - Springbok Casino
Swisatec, architects and project managers of Blue Rock Village, Africa’s first green village, today announced a new multimillion-rand addition to the village, the Santa Luzia Lifestyle centre, and the 5-star Blue Rock Hotel and Conferencing centre. - July 17, 2016 - Blue Rock Village
This South African Inventor views this achievement as a giant step in the right direction in providing fresh ideas for modern day parents, caregivers and grandparents worldwide. TodPod is an innovative modern product for kids on-the-go. They are simplifying the #parenting lifestyle. - July 17, 2016 - Million Baby
“Record attendances at our events are important to show growth and momentum but knowing that we are relevant to the industries that we serve and are also making a difference outside of our business is equally, if not more, important,” – this is according to David Ashdown, MD of Spintelligent,... - June 26, 2016 - Spintelligent
Kigali, Lusaka and Dar es Salaam are open for business and are showcasing their future land and development plans at the African Real Estate Summit in Cape Town from 2-3 November 2016. - June 15, 2016 - African Real Estate & Infrastructure Summit
“Everyone who was part of this year’s African Utility Week felt the same passion for the energy and water sectors on the continent and had the feeling that we are on the brink of enormous progress,” says Evan Schiff, event director of the African Utility Week conference and exhibition... - June 02, 2016 - African Utility Week
Sierra Leone’s Kandeh Yumkella of the Sustainable Energy For All Initiative, Johannesburg’s City Power, George Airport and Akon Lighting are just some of the exciting and pioneering power and water professionals, utilities and projects that were winners in this year’s African Utility... - May 21, 2016 - African Utility Week
Cape Town will be the continent’s energy capital this week when more than 6000 power and water professionals from more than 70 countries, including 27 African nations, will gather for the 16th African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa conference and trade exhibition from 17-19 May at the CTICC.... - May 17, 2016 - African Utility Week
In a country blessed with so many natural wonders, the sharks in South Africa’s oceans are some of the country’s most amazing wild animals. This month South Africa's Springbok Casino (http://www.springbokcasino.co.za) pays tribute to the mighty shark. Shark Month will feature a month-long... - May 06, 2016 - Springbok Casino
Cape Town’s V&A Waterfront’s Solar Farm, Nigeria’s Genesis Energy, Nairobi City Water in Kenya and Sierra Leone’s Kandeh Yumkella of the SE4All Initiative are just some of the exciting and pioneering power and water professionals, utilities and projects that have been named as finalists for this year’s African Utility Week Industry Awards. - April 24, 2016 - African Utility Week
Aquaponic farming, a geyser switch and other water and energy savings gadgets and software are amongst the winning innovations and inventions that will be showcased at the Innovation Hub taking place during the upcoming African Utility Week in Cape Town from 17-19 May. Fifteen SMEs, start-ups and young... - April 22, 2016 - African Utility Week
During the Finance and Investment Forum at African Utility Week in May, financiers and project owners will hear about the key trends impacting project finance in regional energy markets with updates and insights on market opportunities, sources of capital, financing instruments, risk mitigation strategies, success factors and access to project finance. - April 14, 2016 - African Utility Week
“As the level of service delivery in South Africa breaks down to levels seen in other African states, it becomes critically important for civil society to mobilise and interrogate the reasons why service delivery is failing,” says Ted Blom, energy analyst and advisor to the energy and mining... - April 10, 2016 - African Utility Week
The unstoppable growth of e-commerce cannot be ignored and ARB Electrical Wholesalers have ensured that customers who prefer this very useful method of shopping can now enjoy total online convenience - 24-7. Their new website is designed to make it extremely easy to source and shop for electrical products. A... - April 01, 2016 - ARB Electrical Wholesalers
Twenty SMEs, start-ups and young innovators will be given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to showcase their new development or invention for the power and water industry at the Innovation Hub taking place during the upcoming African Utility Week in Cape Town from 17-19 May. - March 14, 2016 - African Utility Week
“I’d like to see an increased uptake of As-A-Service models as this allows utilities to leverage private capital to achieve service delivery outcomes by allowing private players to share in the risk and reward related to projects,” this is according to Melusi Maposa, Accenture’s... - March 05, 2016 - African Utility Week
This year’s African Utility Week Industry Awards will once again honour pioneering utilities, projects and people in the energy and water industry on the continent. - March 03, 2016 - African Utility Week
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