Leveraging technology to boost tourism in Africa

The tourism sector’s contribution to GDP in Africa will increase to $121 billion in 2026, according to forecasts by the World Travel and Tourism Council. How effectively can technology be used to boost tourism on the continent? For more CNBC Africa is joined by Samba Bathily, Chief Executive Officer at Solektra International.

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Star Quality Speaker Line-Up at Africa Tech Festival 2020

Acknowledged as the world’s largest Africa-focused digital infrastructure and emerging tech event, the Africa Tech Festival has always attracted a stellar line-up of critical thinkers, analysts, futurists, keynote and inspirational speakers. 2020 will more than deliver on that reputation, with a stimulating array of visionary industry presenters, raconteurs and even some sporting greats.

Leveling the playing field for female entrepreneurs in Africa

By Olga Arara-Kimani, Regional Head, Corporate Affairs and Brand & Marketing Introduction Mobilising support for female...

Smart Mobility: Gautrain the sustainable way of travel!

The theme for October Transport Month 2020 is Smart Mobility.  Smart Mobility is an innovative way of getting around. it is the...

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