'Focus on tackling Africa's greatest challenges through entrepreneurship...'
Authorities in Lesotho should immediately withdraw a baseless complaint of incitement against the privately owned MoAfrika FM radio station...
The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Southern Africa office launches Zambia Steps profile and country profiles for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe...
Authorities in Mozambique should immediately reverse plans to impose prohibitively high financial charges that unduly target independent media...
Twitter announced this week that it has expanded Twitter Lite to 21 more countries, including five countries in Africa...
Baselworld's chief executive René Kamm has announced his resignation, just days after Swiss watchmaker The Swatch Group announced it was pulling out of the annual watch and jewellery trade fair...
6 Aug 2018
This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike...
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The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...
15 Sep 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Authorities in Geneva have banned Uber for breaching local taxi laws but the beleaguered US-based company said on Tuesday it was appealing the order and denied any wrongdoing...
15 Apr 2015
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: MSC Cruises has entrusted global ad firm McCann with spearheading its international brand-building campaign...
13 Jan 2015
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: A former Swiss banker fainted on Wednesday at the opening of his trial for breaking Swiss bank secrecy laws for allegedly giving confidential data to WikiLeaks...
11 Dec 2014
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: Euronews has become the first international news channel for all sports, announcing the launch of its Sports United programme.
10 Nov 2014
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The World Economic Forum (WEF) unveiled a project aimed at connecting governments, businesses, academia, technicians and civil society worldwide to brainstorm the best ways to control the internet.
29 Aug 2014
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Swiss media group Ringier and Germany's Axel Springer said on Thursday they are combining their operations in Hungary but selling a number of titles including the country's biggest broadsheet daily Nepszabadsag.
29 Jan 2014
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Around 2.7bn people - or 40% of the world's population - will be connected to the Internet by the end of 2013, the United Nations said on Monday (7 October).
8 Oct 2013
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The international community must wake up to the reality of cyberwar and strive to find ways to stem it, the head of the UN's telecommunications agency said Monday (15 July).
16 Jul 2013
BAAR, SWITZERLAND: Veeam Software, provider of backup, replication and virtualisation management solutions for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, has announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Recovery Software.
12 Jun 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In an exclusive interview BuzzFeed's president and COO, Jon Steinberg sits down with the Host and CEO of The Valley Girl Show, Jesse Draper.
5 Apr 2013
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Media accreditation opens for the World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of the South Caucasus and Central Asia.
12 Mar 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Have you entered yet? This is your chance to shine and promote your best work as part of the prestigious Festival of Media Global Awards.
27 Feb 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: We are delighted to announce the first judges from media agencies have been confirmed for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2013.
15 Feb 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Following the launch of THE BRAVES last year, the event's organisers say they are pleased to announce that the awards will now be integrated into the Festival of Media Global Awards.
8 Feb 2013