People have been asking why Facebook spent so much on the instant messenger. Is it that Facebook wants to have dominance in the mobile market or are more people moving away from Facebook?
By Christopher Smith 2 Apr 2014 14:05
To round out its efforts to provide rising stars with unique learning opportunities, Youth Cannes Lions has launched the Young Lions PR competition to complement its existing contest offerings and give budding PR professionals a unique experience and a global platform that will help their career prospects.
17 Feb 2014 10:08
Airtel Nigeria has launched a new campaign, Come Alive, which aims to attract Nigeria's 70% teeming youth population to its network.
13 Jan 2014 09:00
This week saw the launch of Airtel Networks Zambia's youth targeted initiative, 'Go for It'. The campaign aims to enriching the lives of Zambia's youth and to empower them with the relevant tools and initiatives for deepening data usage and knowledge.
22 Nov 2013 07:09
Yesterday, 19 November 2013, the Radio for Peacebuilding Africa (RFPA) Awards, which recognises quality radio programmes that contribute to building peace and tolerance in the continent, will host its annual ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda.
19 Nov 2013 09:19
It has recently come to the attention of the Loeries that the 'Project Uganda' entry for MTN, created by MetropolitanRepublic, does not meet the Loeries entry criteria.
19 Oct 2013 11:12
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Recent local surveys reveal that African youth is hungry for internet broadband connectivity. As in the rest of the World, one of the most popular websites in African countries is YouTube.
12 Sep 2013 15:35
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
The One Young World Summit 2013, scheduled for 2-5 October 2013 in Johannesburg, has announced its list of global leaders from business, politics, fashion, science and sport, who will act as counsellors.
3 Aug 2013 14:47
MTV Base and the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, have joined forces with the Nigerian government's National Agency for the Control of AIDS and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to combat a lack of awareness and misinformation about HIV, sexual responsibility and teen pregnancy among Nigerian youth, using the medium of Shuga, MTV's TV series and multimedia campaign.
26 Jun 2013 10:30
The sight of teenagers selling mushrooms using mobile phones is becoming a familiar one in rural Namibia. Namibia Polytechnic faculty member Maurice Nkusi, designer of a cellphone-based curriculum, told the TechDailyNews that most of these children have never even used a computer. But the rapidity with which they master new technology reflects the era in which they are living.
By Jocelyne Sambira 6 Jun 2013 12:05
ECOWAS (Economic Community Of West African States) Member States have been urged to establish a mechanism for monitoring and evaluating the efficacy of their National Youth Employment Plans in responding to the youth employment challenges facing the region.
14 May 2013 20:51
Bank Windhoek recently contracted Z-Card Africa, Middle East, India and Turkey (ZAMI) for the second time, to reproduce three different Z-Cards which engage the youth and educate them about the bank's different debit accounts and cards.
22 Apr 2013 12:14
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