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Microsoft, Ecobank agree to drive digital transformation in Africa

Plan to modernise and raise the standards of the continent's major cities through state of the art digital solutions…

17 hours ago

African entrepreneurs sought for funding programme

The Meltwater entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is recruiting entrepreneurs from across Africa for its Ghana programme…

By Tom Jackson 20 hours ago

News portal telling Africa's story launches in Ghana

Readers can access a new Africa news portal via their mobile phones, tablets and desktops with 24/7 news services…

10 Jan 2017

Two journalists sentenced in Ethiopia on terror charges

The Committee to Protect Journalists has condemned the prison sentences handed down to two journalists from the Ethiopian faith-based station Radio Bilal...

5 Jan 2017

Global SABRE PR awards launched for Africa

Holmes Report and African Public Relations Association (APRA) launch first Africa SABRE competition...

3 Jan 2017

How to take advantage of opportunities under AGOA

African countries should align AGOA and their developmental integration agenda...

14 Dec 2016

Digitising East Africa's agricultural sector

Mastercard launches mobile marketplace to digitise East Africa's agricultural sector…

19 Jan 2017

ECA, NEPAD launch investors' guide for Africa infrastructure

Africa will need about 360 billion dollars by 2040 to apply the planned ‘16-16-16' infrastructure development programme in Africa…

18 Jan 2017

Hilton continues Moroccan expansion with first hotel in Casablanca

Hilton Garden Inn Casablanca Sidi Maarouf in Morocco to begin construction in 2018…

17 Jan 2017

Third annual WiSci girls STEAM camp in Malawi

100 secondary school girls from Liberia, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, and the United States will work together to build their science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics (STEAM) skills to address the prevalent gender gap…

17 Jan 2017

Cameroon clamp down on media freedoms

Cameroonian authorities should immediately reverse a decision to suspend independent broadcaster Radio Hot Cocoa 94 FM, says the CPJ…

16 Jan 2017

Development of renewable energies in Senegal

Engie has been selected for the Dakar TER project, in partnership with Thales, for the development of renewable energies in Senegal…

13 Jan 2017

Biggest hotel acquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa

Quantum Global's Hotel Fund Acquires Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra…

12 Jan 2017

Turner expands kids content to East Africa with Boing

Turner, the family entertainment channel, is pleased to announce the expansion of Boing Africa into new African territories...

12 Jan 2017

Africa's first field trial of optical communications technology

Nokia and Ooredoo Algeria achieve transmission rate of 1 Terabit-per-second in Africa's first field trial of new optical technology…

11 Jan 2017

The UK is committing £1m to support start-ups in Egypt

The UK is committing £1 million for three years between 2017-20 to support new and existing social start-ups in Egypt…

11 Jan 2017

Marriott International expands presence in Algeria

New 201 room Marriott hotel boasts imposing design, prime Mediterranean sea location and commanding views of scenic coastal city…

9 Jan 2017

Rwandans can now buy fuel using MTN Mobile Money

Engen customers in Rwanda can now purchase fuel, lubricants and other goods using MTN Mobile Money in a new partnership deal announced last week...

19 Dec 2016

Algerian blogger jailed over Facebook poem dies

A British-Algerian journalist died Sunday after having staged a hunger strike to protest a two-year jail term for offending Algeria's president in a poem posted online...

14 Dec 2016

Egypt blocks encrypted messaging app: company

Egypt has blocked the encrypted messaging service Signal used by many activists and journalists in the country, the company that owns the app said...

21 Dec 2016

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