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5 African blockchain companies to watch

Blockchain is more than just a new payment system, it can potentially revolutionise transactions over the internet…

By Dean Workman 2 days ago

Severe food shortages impact Africa's refugees

UNHCR and WFP are concerned that sustained cuts to food assistance will have severe nutrition and protection-related consequences for refugees…

2 days ago

Sage launches enterprise fund to inspire African innovation

The new $1 million fund is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives the marginalised…

2 days ago

Famine declared in South Sudan

Famine has been officially declared in South Sudan; and warnings issued for other parts of the Horn of Africa. Five million people are at immediate risk, including 1.4 million children across Africa…

By Louise Marsland 22 Feb 2017

African startup using AI to produce news stories

Tech startup, Controvert Media has implemented the use of artificial intelligence robots to automatically write and post news articles on the internet…

21 Feb 2017

Telecoms to take advantage of virtual reality

Traditionally, telecoms companies have struggled to build an ongoing relationship with their customers…

By Mark de Groot 2 days ago

Paratus Telecom brings Radwin Jet wireless broadband to Zambia

Paratus Telecom has installed cutting-edge wireless broadband technology in Zambia…

2 days ago

Why your content strategy has nothing to do with you

My house has been on the market for four months. In this time, not one person has come to view it, not even when it was on show. Not even a nosy neighbour. It's almost as bad as if no one comes to your birthday party...

By Tarryn Giebelmann 2 days ago

Research calls for new approach to youth strategies in Africa

Innovative research released by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa…

3 days ago

Mobile weather platform unveiled for emerging markets

A weather app, designed for developing countries to assist users in predicting severe weather events or disasters, has been launched…

3 days ago

NBA Africa game will be televised across continent

The NBA Africa Game returns to Africa in August and will be televised across the continent by Kwesé TV…

3 days ago

KFC Africa account goes to O&M

Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town has been appointed lead agency for KFC's New Africa Markets…

22 Feb 2017

Global online shopping made easier in Africa

DHL's On Demand Delivery service in Sub-Saharan Africa is making online shopping easier in Kenya, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Mauritius and Tanzania, with more countries being added…

22 Feb 2017

Significant growth in money transfers to Tanzania

Digital money transfer service hits 10,000 in unique transactions per month in Tanzania, via WorldRemit…

22 Feb 2017

New brand force in Africa hospitality and marketing

Main rivals Savanna Sunrise and HotelOga have signed an agreement to merge, creating an African giant in hospitality marketing technology…

21 Feb 2017

5G optimisation technologies - an emerging priority for service providers

5G will pave the way for a new era of digital transformation and the next generation of ultra-high broadband infrastructures…

21 Feb 2017

Zuckerberg envisions Facebook as a 'global community'

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has offered a vision for the social network as a force in building a "global community”…

21 Feb 2017

Social media tips for businesses

Jared Koning, CSO at Fatality, shares ten social media tips for businesses...

By Jared Koning 2 days ago

Online gaming offers new markets to brands

As more gamers play sports online, major brands, such as Gillette, are capitalising on this multi-million dollar industry...

3 days ago

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International

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year...

17 Jan 2017

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

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