The Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards, which recognises broadcasters who have distinguished themselves as role models, mentors, and propagators of social change in the society, announced its 2013 winners earlier this week.
11 Dec 2013 10:24
Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina, has been named the 2013 Forbes Africa Person of the Year which celebrates the individual who has had the most influence on events of the year gone by.
3 Dec 2013 13:39
The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
Nigeria is not "business as usual" for new entrants to the market - but for global e-commerce providers there are many opportunities...
By Robin Philip 19 Nov 2013 14:50
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33
Africa is characterised by huge diversity in payment methods and preferences, which means every region or country needs to be approached as a distinct market. Anybody who tries to do e-commerce in Africa offering only global payment methods is setting up for failure.
By Peter Harvey 31 Oct 2013 12:11
Nigerian commodities tycoon, Abdulsamad Rabiu, whose wealth has climbed to $1.2 billion from $670 million in 2012, has been named Africa's new billionaire by Forbes Africa.
28 Oct 2013 10:16
A report from Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) highlights the unaffordable cost of broadband for the two billion people who live on less than US$2/day.
11 Dec 2013 09:42
Nigeria's military has restored the mobile phone service in the embattled city of Maiduguri, a day after a major raid by Islamists, which prompted a round-the-clock ban on movements.
5 Dec 2013 08:38
MTN Nigeria and dobox have entered into a partnership to provide customers with access to the latest blockbusters, premiers and exclusive movies on their mobile devices, reports Ventures Africa.
2 Dec 2013 12:08
Nigerian digital music platform, iROKING, has announced the appointment of Jason Njoku as its new CEO.
2 Dec 2013 16:29
Nigeria's new national identity card will also serve as an ATM card across the globe, anywhere MasterCard is accepted, reports Nigerian Today's Telegraph and Naija Mayor.
29 Nov 2013 10:30
The 10th Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF), running from 6-14 December, has selected two African films to be included in the AsiaAfrica out of competition programming segment lineup.
20 Nov 2013 16:08
Clickatell, a global leader in mobile messaging and transaction services, hosted a master class at AfricaCom 2013 on its VAS (Value Added Services) offerings that are making major inroads in Africa with products such as PINless airtime.
19 Nov 2013 10:08
As Samsung's partner in their regional expansion plans, 34 developed Samsung Switch On - a consumer-facing communication platform for Samsung to launch new apps into the pan-African market, by asking consumers to tell them what they wanted most to switch on in their lives.
Issued by 34 6 Nov 2013 10:38
Africa's growing middle class has expensive tastes and research by Bain & Company suggests that luxury goods sales will increase by 11% this year - demonstrating the continent's potential for upmarket goods.
By Zeenat Moorad 5 Nov 2013 09:50
Google Nigeria has launched an initiative called 100k Naija with the aim of documenting Nigeria's history in the last one hundred years through iconic pictures.
4 Nov 2013 11:04
Oracle Nigeria will hold its third Oracle Day in Nigeria's capital city of Abuja on 5 November, offering delegates the chance to learn how businesses can leverage disruptive technologies.
By Paul Adepoju 21 Oct 2013 13:31
The first Internet Business Summit in Africa will commence on 4 November. This will be a collaboration between internet marketer and chairman of Afrinet Business Solutions, Dr. Ope Banwo's company and American Internet Business School, reports Ventures Africa.
19 Oct 2013 06:10
The Beat 99.9fm launched a new show, 'The Spinlet Digital Radio' hour, on 15 October 2013. Nigeria's 'Godfather of Music', Olisa Adibua, is set to host the new show.
18 Oct 2013 10:04
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