African brands are among fastest-growing globally

African nation brands advance in brand value, with six out of the world's 10 fastest-growing coming from the continent...

1 day ago

Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators

Growing women's economic empowerment in Africa and creating the number one globally recognised platform for female entrepreneurship in Africa, is what AWIEF is about...

By Louise Marsland 2 days ago

Research data needs to be used with purpose

African statisticians urged to take ownership of their data and use it for continent's prosperity and beware of fake news and populist politicians...

12 Oct 2018

How can Africa's digital revolution be transformational?

With more than 250 million smartphones currently in Africa, the African media landscape is rapidly shifting from traditional radio, TV and print, to new media which is primarily digital...

By Edwin Macharia and Zarina Nteta 11 Oct 2018

Dangote urges deepening of African economy through free trade

The key to Africa's economic growth and strength is in the development of the regional market...

10 Oct 2018

New film production hub for Africa

With a focus on African storytelling, the African Movie Channel has launched a production hub to develop and produce movies and TV series...

9 Oct 2018

Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP

DISCOP launches an innovative 'shopping service' for content buyers in Africa and Middle East...

1 day ago

New Pan-African Data Centre Association launched in Morocco

Africa's data needs to be kept in Africa, says the new Africa Data Centre Association...

1 day ago

Programme for Mauritian women writers

The International Writing Program Women's Creative Mentorship Program calls for applications from young emerging Mauritian female writers...

1 day ago

#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

6 African startups among TIME's Genius Companies for 2018

Six African tech startups have been named alongside the likes of Apple, Netflix and SpaceX in TIME's 50 Genius Companies for 2018 list...

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

iflix partners with Vewd to offer entertainment across MENA

Vewd and iflix, the entertainment service for emerging markets, have collaborated to make iflix accessible on millions of Vewd enabled devices...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 2 days ago

#MarketingFridays: Tapping into the African consumer

In this video, Nyiko Chauke of Marketing Fridays interviews Khumo Theko of I See Africa about her role as a trends specialist and some insights into the African consumer...

12 Oct 2018

Facebook inks deal to deploy fibre in Uganda

Facebook has officially signed a partnership agreement with Airtel Uganda and Bandwidth & Cloud Services...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 12 Oct 2018

Nahoo TV introduces first shopping channel in Ethiopia

Nahoo Television launched Ethiopia's first shopping channel 'Mazesha Zone', exclusively dedicated to commercials, presentations and demonstrations of products...

11 Oct 2018

AI Summit launches at AfricaCom 2018

Artificial intelligence is already apparent in most industries and has the potential to reach more and do more...

10 Oct 2018

Burson Cohn & Wolfe unveils rebrand

Earlier this year, Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe global communications agencies merged, creating BCW, which has a strong network across Africa...

10 Oct 2018

Ghana to host 5th AFRIMA

The 5th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will be hosted by Ghana in 2018 from 21-24 November 2018...

10 Oct 2018

DStv launches 'Pearl Magic' channel in Uganda

DStv has recently rolled out a channel to promote locally made entertainment content. Pearl Magic channel will provide programs like music, reality shows, films and telenovelas...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 9 Oct 2018

APO Group selected as official newswire of Web Summit 2018

An exclusive agreement means APO Group will provide enhanced press visibility of the event which is the largest of its kind in the world...

Issued by APO Group 12 Oct 2018

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