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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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Reasons for slow internet growth in Africa

Internet Society study points to reasons for slow internet growth in Africa - a lack of local content and services is affecting the number of new online users in Africa...

3 hours ago

Signing of Japan-Kenya investment agreement

On August 28, 2016, the 'Agreement between the Government of Japan and the Government of the Republic of Kenya for the Promotion and Protection of Investment' was signed...

4 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 23 hours ago

Japan PM pledges to invest USD30bn in Africa by 2018

Japan will pour $30 billion (27 billion euros) in investment in Africa by 2018, including $10 billion in infrastructure development...

17 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...

18 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 22 hours ago

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...

1 day ago

Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace launches in South Sudan

More than 120 young people gathered in South Sudan to learn about the competition, Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace...

2 days ago

Kenyan startup to launch 'Uber for ambulances' app

'Uber for ambulances' app, Flare, launches in Kenya to address healthcare issues...

By Tom Jackson 26 Aug 2016

Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Ethiopia

The United States announced nearly US$35 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the people of Ethiopia face the impacts of the worst drought in 50 years...

26 Aug 2016

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

Seacom to connect UbuntuNet in East Africa

Seacom will provide point to point connectivity services to the National Research and Education Networks of Eastern and Southern Africa...

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

African film content classification and online child protection

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

23 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

SITA Introduces fast, secure connectivity to Kenya Airways

High-speed communication infrastructure underpins airline's modernisation program...

18 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

Partnership campaign to improve breast cancer care in Kenya

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta inaugurates partnership between government of Kenya and Roche to improve care of women with breast cancer...

17 Aug 2016

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