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Episode 186: PR chat with Marcus Brewster and the new on-demand PR service.

Date: 26 Aug 2016
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African leaders commit to empowering youth, women to transform Africa

African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, will empower youth and women to transform Africa...

18 hours ago

The love affair between young Nigerians and disruptive mobile technology

Young Nigerians are mobile-first people - technology is inspiring young entrepreneurs to create businesses that could not have existed in the past...

By Magnus Nmonwu 16 hours ago

Gender inequality costs Africa USD95bn a year - UN

The UN has urged African nations to close a gender gap that is costing an estimated $95 billion (84 billion euros) a year in lost economic potential...

11 hours ago

IDE generates business and investment in African real estate

Design Mission Africa, taking place in Johannesburg in November, is focussed specifically on establishing a smooth pathway for the stakeholders of the real estate and development industry...

Issued by IDE Consulting Services 15 hours ago

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

Samsung aims to digitise classrooms in West Africa

Samsung Electronics West Africa has commissioned the Samsung Smart School Project for teachers and students in Calabar...

1 day ago

The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016...

25 Aug 2016

Using art to drive Africa's economic agenda

African arts are a language to drive and integrate Africa's economic and development agenda...

25 Aug 2016

Scatec Solar secures 100 MW solar project in Nigeria

Scatec Solar signs a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement with the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading...

24 Aug 2016

Addis Ababa to host 10th African Development Forum

Preparations are underway for the 10th African Development Forum to be convened by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union and the African Development Bank...

23 Aug 2016

Kangpe named Nigeria's 'Best Startup' at Seedstars Lagos

Kangpe won the Nigeria round of Seedstars World and will represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland...

23 Aug 2016

African film content classification and online child protection

Kenyan Film Classification Board conducts reciprocal visit to South Africa...

23 Aug 2016

Nigeria government unveils smartphone app for flood prediction

The Nigeria government has launched a smartphone application for flood forecasting, along the Niger and Benue rivers...

22 Aug 2016

Nigerian military threatens journalist for not revealing sources

The Nigerian military have allegedly threatened journalist Ahmad Salkida with terrorism charges if he does not provide it with information...

22 Aug 2016

African Union declares Lagos as the official host city of AFRIMA 2016

The African Union Commission has announced Lagos State as the official Host City of the third edition of the All Africa Music Awards...

19 Aug 2016

The impact on Africa after Brexit

African economies may be severely affected by Britain's exit, according to analyst Amelia Tan, writing for the UN's Africa Renewal...

By Amelia Tan 17 Aug 2016

Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening scholarships open

Chevening scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals who wish to study for Master's degree at any British university starting from September 2017...

17 Aug 2016

Why KPMG doubts that SA has overtaken Nigeria again

KPMG disagrees with reports that SA has overtaken Nigeria as Africa's largest economy in dollar terms, saying the calculations behind this assertion are methodologically incorrect...

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 16 Aug 2016

Measures towards zero hunger in Africa

Slow Food's Carlo Petrini, FAO special ambassador 'Zero Hunger for Europe' visits Kenya to build networks in Africa towards hunger eradication...

16 Aug 2016

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