Living in the Digital Age
24 April 2023 | 4:50 pm
Companies and initiatives around the globe are tackling climate change with digital solutions.
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5 Aug 2017
Ilir Sela took his passion for pizza and created a delivery app, Slice, that targets the tens of thousands of under served small town pizza shops nationwide trying to hold their own against the big guys in food and pizza delivery.
13 Sep 2019
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) is looking to drive partnerships at this year's Market Data Workshop. For this discussion, Divisional Head of Trading Business of NSE, Jude Chiemeka joins CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa for more.
23 Feb 2020
Our guest is Thomas Siebel, an accomplished businessman and the godfather of customer relationship management apps or so-called CRM. He's also the CEO of a start-up called C3AI that has been valued at $3 billion. In his book, "Digital Transformation: Survive and Thrive in an Era of Mass Extinction", he draws a parallel between how life on Earth has evolved through time and how the business world is changing. Siebel believes that artificial intelligence will be bigger and more impactful than the industrial revolution.
12 Oct 2022
The COVID pandemic catalyzed a major digitization drive in Germany's tourism industry. But while significant progress has been made, staff-shortages pose a major challenge.
You won't see Elon Musk in Davos this year. He says it’s boring on Twitter, which he now owns, and which is still bleeding money. The same big losses are being seen at his electric car maker Tesla. But it would take a lot more for the billionaire to go broke. The truth is that in today's world, tech titans seem unbreakable, even when the likes of Musk face a lawsuit for allegedly manipulating Tesla's share price.
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An expert on post-traumatic stress disorder has told FRANCE 24 how the effects of the Israel-Hamas war will be felt by those affected by it for years to come. Whether they are traumatised by the October 7 Hamas attacks, by the hostage situation or by the air strikes on Gaza, it can be very difficult for people to recover.
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Hebron is the richest and most populated city in the West Bank. Tensions between Israeli settlers and Palestinian locals have been on the rise there since the October 7 Hamas attacks and Israel's retaliatory air strikes on Gaza. Israeli soldiers multiply patrols in the Old City of Hebron to protect some 800 Israeli settlers who occupy houses around the Cave of the Patriarchs, a sacred shrine to both Jews and Muslims.
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Russia's Supreme Court has classified the LGBTQ+ "movement" as extremist, effectively banning any related activism. Critics say the opaque decision could mean widespread persecution.
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The Group CEO of Metro Capital Advisory, Farouk Saleh says sustainable infrastructure Development needs to be anchored on healthcare, education, and other key services sector that add value. Speaking with CNBC Africa, he notes driving investments into the establishment of a 1,500 medical bed city in Abuja, Nigeria is a focal point in Nigeria’s health services trajectory.
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The Co-founder and Chairman of Waltersmith Petroman Oil Limited, Abdulrazaq Isa says the future of Nigeria’s oil and gas is value addition. In a chat with CNBC Africa, he notes expansion of the capacity of modular refineries, fertilizer production and increased gas-to power projects are vital to harness the prospects ahead.
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The Group President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina says Africa with about 6.2 trillion dollars worth of natural resources, 65 per cent of the world’s uncultivated arable land, and a vibrant youth population has no excuse to be poor. He reiterates the continent must look inward urgently to solve its many challenges and prompts citizens to hold governments accountable for poverty
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