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Unleashing Africa 4.0 through innovation

How to unleash the potential of Africa 4.0 and the potential of emerging technologies to benefit the continent, through innovation and co-creation...

By Saidah Nash Carter 1 day ago

MTN SA, Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa

MTN and Huawei have partnered to bring the first LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) network in Africa...

6 hours ago

World Malaria Day: $1million raised

Goodbye Malaria recently sold its one millionth Goodbye Malaria bracelet, raising $1million for malaria elimination programmes in Africa...

6 hours ago

Opening of Decathlon's first store in Accra

French sport equipment and sportswear company, Decathlon, has opened its first shop in Ghana, now the largest store in West Africa...

6 hours ago

Tanzania gets first Tigo call centre

A new Tigo call centre has been launched in Tanzania, complete with embedded data security measures to protect customer information and identity, to offer Tigo customers dedicated worldclass service...

6 hours ago

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown...

21 hours ago

Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%

Jumia unveils its third white paper on mobile trends in Africa, and shows Chinese dominance in the smartphone market...

21 Apr 2017

#Newsmaker: Mpange Chapeshamano makes an Avatar comeback

Politics aside, integrated marketing agency Avatar has done a management reshuffle with co-founder Zibusiso Mkhwanazi stepping down as CEO to take on a bigger role as group CEO of Avatar Investment Holdings and the Avatar360 Group, which owns the agency's Johannesburg and Cape Town offices...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021

Home-grown African brand Dangote is on track to becoming the world's largest exporter of rice in five years time...

1 day ago

World Bank support for Africa's entrepreneurs

World Bank group launches new program to support Africa's top digital entrepreneurs...

1 day ago

SA heads to Zimbabwe trade fair

The dti to showcase South Africa's best in goods and services at Zimbabwe International Trade Fair...

1 day ago

IMF forecasts modest pickup in sub-Saharan Africa growth

The International Monetary Fund has forecast 2.6% growth in sub-Saharan Africa this year, aided by a modest recovery in large economies South Africa, Nigeria and Angola...

1 day 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...

3 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 3 days ago

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 3 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...

21 Apr 2017

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...

21 Apr 2017

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 3 days ago

F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of Facebook's annual event...

21 Apr 2017

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International

AFAA to promote Ad Stars annual creative festival in Korea

The Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) has announced that its members will play a greater role in promoting the annual creative festival, Ad Stars, held in Busan, Korea.

2 hours 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.

21 Apr 2017

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.

21 Apr 2017

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