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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba - Part 1

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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Facebook helps West African SMEs connect with customers

Facebook hosted a roundtable with small and medium sized enterprises from Ghana and Nigeria on Tuesday this week as part of its effort to support entrepreneurship in West Africa...

Nigerian filmmakers: Submit entries for NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival!

Short or feature films from any Nigerian filmmaker can be submitted for the fourth edition of the NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival. The deadline for entries is 12 February 2016. The official selection will be announced in March 2016...

Hello Africa! Tell me how you're doin'!

Many multinational brands approach Africa with a near-desperate bright-eyed eagerness, trying to get to grips with her intricate market dynamics...

By Marthinus Van Loggerenberg

Freedom of information making global headlines

As the new year beckons, so too does a new way for journalists to work - without fear of punishment for seeking out the truth....

Data safari: Mapping emerging Africa's analytics

IQturf Consulting Services, an analytics-driven solution provider, is rolling out a new data solution for Africa's 'emerging set': Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria...

Deloitte releases African Powers of Retailing report

The top 25 African retailers have a presence in 21 countries on a continent where strong economic progress over the past decade is reflected by the fact that 10 of these leading retailers now come from countries outside the traditionally dominant South African market...

How the Loeries will showcase regional work going forward

Creative Circle chairman Justin Gomes has issued a quick update post-Loeries 2015, explaining that future Loeries' juries will aim to recognise the truly regional work that's not necessarily also acknowledged at international award shows...

Top four mobile app development companies in Nigeria

The persistent rise in the use of smartphones and tablets within the country has led to a mobile revolution in Nigeria...

By Nkem Ndem V

Winners announced for AABLA West Africa

The winners of the West African regional 2015 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in partnership with CNBC Africa were announced at a ceremony held at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos on 22 October...

Cellcom, Facebook sign major partnership deal

Cellcom Telecommunication has announced a huge partnership deal with Facebook, which gives their customers in Liberia free access to Facebook and other internet sites...

By Leroy M. Sonpon, III

I.Coast paper suspended after it calls for vote 'boycott'

The Ivory Coast's press regulator has suspended an opposition newspaper for three days after it called for a "boycott" of Sunday's presidential election, the paper's director said on Thursday...

MTN denies any wrongdoing in Cameroon

A recent report of the Cameroon National Anti-Corruption Commission, CONAC, has included MTN Cameroon amongst the companies it indexed...

MTN Cote d'Ivoire secures local mobile services

MTN Cote d'Ivoire has announced partial payment of the country's new telecommunications operators unified license cost to the Government of Cote d'Ivoire...

Five African tech hubs you didn't know about

2015 has seen the rise of vibrant tech hubs in places even we didn't expect them. The growth of the pan-African innovation ecosystem...

By Gabriella Mulligan

African startups named among 100 most inspiring uses of tech

Eight African startups and organisations have been named among the 2015 Nominet Trust 100 (NT100), a global celebration of the most inspiring uses...

By Tom Jackson

MTN CEO resigns following Nigeria fine fiasco

"MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa quits", reports TimesLive. This comes after last week's news that MTN's operating licence in Nigeria has been renewed for another five years...

Join Millward Brown as they dig into regional findings and learn how you can optimise video creative across screens

Millward Brown's annual AdReaction study explores how, where and why multiscreen users in 42 countries are viewing video, and what marketers need to know to create video that is effective across screens...

Issued by Millward Brown

MTN CEO in talks with Nigerian authorities

MTN (MTN) said on Friday that group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa is engaging with the Nigerian authorities concerning the company's $5.2bn fine...

Atterbury opens R800m Achimota Retail Centre in Ghana

Atterbury has completed the R800m ($60m) Achimota Retail Centre located in northeastern Accra, Ghana. The 15,000 m² retail destination attracted thousands of shoppers and curious locals..

Nigeria's ICT industry prepares for growth - NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have called on local and foreign investors to key in to its economy as the telecoms sector prepares for another quarter of growth...

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