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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

Digitising East Africa's agricultural sector

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

19 Jan 2017

Nigerian 12-year-old creates location app to help lost children

A young Nigerian girl has developed an app to help children who are lost to find their way back home…

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

Location-based discovery app Ajo launched in Nigeria

Nigerian startup Ajo has launched its location-based discovery app, which allows users to find points of interest and services within their proximity…

By Tom Jackson 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

#GambiaHasDecided campaign releases video

The campaign around #GambiaHasDecided was established to ensure that Gambia's democracy is preserved...

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

Mauritania aims to boost food production

Mauritania will focus on horticulture, poultry farming, goat milk and non-timber forest products; then fishing and new income generating crops or activities…

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

Data Science Nigeria runs e-learning bootcamp

Data Science Nigeria will host a learning bootcamp for young data scientists in an aim to address the capacity gaps in data science for beginners, intermediate and experts…

10 Jan 2017

Edusko launches 'Family and School Matters' animated series in Nigeria

Edusko has launched a still animated series titled ‘Family and School Matters' to help Nigerian parents and educators...

10 Jan 2017

Multichannel payment solutions for Nigeria

Ingenico Group partners with Interswitch to deliver best-in-class multichannel payment solutions to the Nigerian market…

9 Jan 2017

Chain Reactions Nigeria signs exclusive affiliate deal with Edelman

Edelman has announced Chain Reactions Nigeria has been signed on as its exclusive affiliate in the country, following a one-year strategic partnership...

23 Dec 2016

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