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Uber: No deal breakers for doing business in sub-Saharan Africa

Transportation network company Uber had to tweak its developed-country business practices to align with the local realities in African countries such as South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria...

By Jaco Maritz 2 days ago

ICASA, Mozambique collaborate on broadcast services

ICASA signs a technical agreement with the communications regulator of Mozambique to collaborate on telecommunications and broadcasting services...

2 days ago

Africa's mobile operators aim for TV content

African mobile operators start entering into deals with major broadcasters over streaming and download services...

By Russell Southwood 3 days ago

African developers celebrated at F8 developer conference

At the annual F8 developer conference, held in San Jose, California, African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world...

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BREAKING: Barclays Accelerator reveals 2017 Africa programme participants

Last night, Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme...

2 days ago

Five ways for health and wellness brands to win on Instagram

A new generation of celebrities are teaching brands a great deal about how to generate content consumers engage with.

By Annabel Porter 2 days ago

The ‘greening' of urban youth in Africa

African youth are yearning for a greener existence after mass urbanisation has created overcrowding and other societal changes...

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Ethiopian startup accepted into Silicon Valley water innovation accelerator

Ethiopian water network management startup Triple Bottom Line Enterprises has been accepted into the Silicon Valley-based water innovation accelerator ImagineH2O...

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

Africa region poor performer for startup revenues, funding, jobs

African startups perform poorly in comparison to their global counterparts when it comes to revenues, fundraising, and job creation, according to data released by startups pitching competition Seedstars World...

By Gabriella Mulligan 2 days ago

African film database launches

The Africa in Motion Film Festival has announced the launch of its new African Film Database with a catalogue of over 1,500 films...

2 days ago

Grow your storytelling, grow your brand

In prehistoric times, great stories were told sitting around a campfire. In the glow of the flames storytellers would share exciting tales to impart information, to teach, to encourage and to entertain. Storytelling is an evolutionary mechanism crucial to human communication and central to our success...

By Parusha Partab 3 days ago

Nominations open for SA's most inspiring women in tech

The Kingdom of the Netherlands launched Inspiring Fifty South Africa with an open call for nominations for “Inspiring South African Women” in technology and innovation...

3 days ago

Lagos is Africa's most valuable startup ecosystem

Lagos has the most valuable startup ecosystem in Africa, with the local entrepreneurship scene worth US$2 billion, according to a new report...

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

Uber-style taxi app launched in Somalia

Uber-style on-demand taxi hailing app Waryaa Taxi has launched in Somalia, allowing passengers to book taxis from their smartphones for the first time in the country...

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

The imperative of Africa's economic diversification

In an extract from Deloitte's 'African trends going into 2017 - How business needs to plan for the changing continent' report, economic diversification is encouraged...

3 days ago

AU called on to intervene in Cameroon internet shutdown

AU Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression asked to intervene in Cameroon human rights and freedom of expression crisis...

3 days ago

Digital education is the way to go in Rwanda

Digital education is being rolled out in Rwanda by the government in partnership with Microsoft...

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UN, AU sign agreement to align global goals

United Nations and African Union sign new partnership framework to better respond to evolving challenges...

3 days ago

The rise of the screens - on-demand causes multi-industry disruption

Overview of how digital entertainment on-demand disrupts media industry...

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Cognifide reports on the Adobe US Summit 2017 in Vegas

In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas.

By Jay Smith 2 days ago

Alibaba backs decision to add video games to 'Asia Olympics'

BEIJING, China - Online retail giant Alibaba on Thursday batted down criticism over a decision to add e-sports to the lineup of the 2022 Asia Games in China, responding to scepticism about an event it will play a major role in promoting.

2 days ago

Clio Awards announce 2017 jury, includes Fran Luckin

Clio Awards have selected the jury for the 2017 awards but are still calling for more creative nominations.

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The ‘New' category at LIA reshapes itself

Almost a decade ago, the London International Awards (LIAs) collaborated with Faris Yakob, author of Paid attention: Innovative advertising for a digital world, to conceptualise the New category to recognise work that sat outside traditional media definitions.

3 days ago

F8 2017: Camera effects platform and more from day one

F8 2017, the annual Facebook event where developers and businesses come together to explore the future of technology was held in the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California on 18-19 Aprils 2017. More than 4 000 people attended the event and millions watched the keynote via Facebook Live.

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