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World Malaria Day: $1million raised

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

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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 21 Apr 2017

Five social good innovations

Added Value highlights five social good innovations from around the globe...

14 Apr 2017

Amarula launches phase two of conservation campaign

Amarula's efforts to save the African elephant has stepped up another gear by releasing 400,000 bespoke Amarula bottles to communicate that there are now only 400,000 elephants left in the wild...

13 Apr 2017

How learning empathy can help build better community projects in Africa

Empathy is one of the most important skills any leader can have. A huge 2015 research project across 38 countries found that empathy makes leaders more effective and their businesses more successful...

By Keneilwe Munyai 12 Apr 2017

Multi-lingual media project aimed at refugees

‘InfoMigrants' is a multi-lingual media project aimed at educating refugees in Africa as to the asylum process in Europe, as well as the dangers of the journey...

31 Mar 2017

Outrage over killing of six aid workers in South Sudan

At least 79 aid workers have been killed in South Sudan since the beginning of the December 2013 crisis, including at least 12 killed in 2017 after the latest deaths...

27 Mar 2017

Africa's women in business challenge status quo

Even though women make up a little over half of Africa's growing population, they have had little involvement in power and strategic decision-making...

24 Mar 2017

New York's Africa Center gets fundraising push

Dangote Group to launch fundraising for The Africa Center in New York City...

24 Mar 2017

World Bank announces USD57bn in financing for Africa

The World Bank on Sunday announced $57 billion in financing for sub-Saharan Africa over the next three fiscal years...

23 Mar 2017

New Red Cross app to optimise services

The Red Cross Society of Côte d'Ivoire has launched a new app to “digitise and optimise” its services to humanity…

20 Mar 2017

Documenting the African public transport story

‘Afrikanist in Motion': The African public transport story, through the lens of Yasser Booley…

20 Mar 2017

Microsoft launches East African #Insiders4Good fellowship programme

Microsoft has launched East Africa's first #Insiders4Good fellowship programme affording entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their solutions for social challenges in communities…

20 Mar 2017

Social entrepreneur projects awarded in Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania awards $40,000 to support projects run by local social entrepreneurs in annual Change-Makers' competition…

17 Mar 2017

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International

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.

13 hours ago

The postcard is never the place

I had been walking with my new friend Alexander Kalchev through Chinatown in San Francisco. I had visited these streets before in my head.

By Damon Stapleton 15 hours ago

All the winners: Second day of D&AD 2017

The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories!

15 hours ago

LIA announces new competition, Social Influencers, chaired by Phil Ranta

London International Awards (LIA) has announced a new competition to validate the importance of the Social Influencer. Phil Ranta, chief operating officer at Studio71, will chair the inaugural jury for Social Influencers.

16 hours ago

UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.

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