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

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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Women in News has first 2016 Africa meeting

The Women in News (WiN) initiative, an editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year in 2016...

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 to build a strong agency network in Africa

What makes a strong and effective African network? Is it the number of partnerships that have been established with local agency businesses in Nigeria, Kenya or Ghana...?

By Graham Cruikshanks

Facebook's Internet.org free basic services are bringing African people online

Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Internet.org app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services...

Orange announces winners of 2015 AMEA Developers Challenge

Orange presented the "2015 Orange AMEA Developers Challenge" prize to FarmConnecta yesterday evening during the Cairo ICT event...

Safaricom in Kenya ties in MTN Rwanda

Safaricom has partnered with MTN Rwanda to offer mobile money transaction for M-PESA customers in Kenya and Rwanda...

By Shadrack Kavilu

Caterpillar launches free e-learning website for future technicians in Africa

Caterpillar announced that it has launched the pilot-phase of the Technicians for Africa Project, an e-learning website for people who aspire to become a technician in Nigeria, Mozambique and DR Congo...

Airtel and Facebook partner to offer free online service

Airtel and Facebook have partnered to increase Internet access by setting up an online service to be used by Rwandans free of charge...

By Jean-Pierre Afadhali

Delta Africa buys stakes in two Zambian malls

Delta Africa, formerly Delta International, has acquired significant interests in two Zambian shopping malls, extending its asset base into a third country...

By Alistair Anderson

AfricaCom 2015 Awards - shortlist announced

As a showcase for innovation within the telecoms and ICT sector across Africa, the AfricaCom Awards continues to grow in strength and significance...

Issued by AfricaCom

Ericsson offers Transform Africa critical ICT solutions

This week, Africa's top political and business leaders will gather in Kigali, Rwanda at the Transform Africa conference to discuss the critical ICT requirements needed to drive the continent's digital transformation agenda...

Facebook to launch Kinyarwanda version at Transform Africa Summit

Rwandans will effective start enjoying a new local version of Facebook - a social media platform that has connected the World. The new Kinyarwanda version of Facebook will be launched during the Transform Africa Summit...

NFV and SDN provide solutions for African network operators with low coverage yet high capacity demands

Network Functions Virtualisation and Software Defined Networking offer new ways for telecom operators to design, build, operate and manage information networks...

Issued by AfricaCom

Nielsen launches world-first prospects ranking of sub-Saharan Africa

Global measurement company Nielsen's African Prospects Indicator provides investors in Africa with insights across a range of indicators, culminating in an unambiguous ranking of sub-Saharan African countries...

Issued by Nielsen

Zambia: State seals digital migration deal

Government has signed a US$273 million contract with Star Software Technology Company Limited to undertake phases two and three of Zambia's Digital Migration Project...

By Delphine Zulu

More Rwandans go digital as rate of poverty drops

The number of Rwandans owning a mobile phone has increased from 6.2 per cent of the country's total population in 2000 to 63.6 per cent in 2014 as poverty dropped to 39 per cent, the fourth Integrated Household Living Survey...

By Kenneth Agutamba

President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

Record number of officials attending Innovation Africa 2015

Education and ICT Ministers from a record-breaking 30 countries in Africa will be in attendance at this year's Innovation Africa Summit, taking place in Kampala, Uganda, from 30 September to 2 October...

Issued by African Brains

Samsung volunteers build houses and conduct IT training in Zambian village

Thirty-three Samsung Electronic staff volunteers have built houses and conducted IT training in the village of Kabwe, Zambia. They built two houses, donated 31 NotePCs, launched a Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS) and conducted IT training for teachers and students.

Zambian editor, journalist released on bail

LUSAKA: A Zambian newspaper editor and a journalist arrested after publishing information related to corruption were released Friday on bail.

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