The African innovation ecosystem

The first report in a series of innovation white papers on Africa looks at the challenges in solving innovation ecosystem challenges...

2 days ago

Finalists announced for Africa women entrepreneurs awards

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum has officially announced the finalists for AWIEF Awards 2018...

18 Sep 2018

Ringier Africa expands into French-speaking African countries

Ringier Africa's media and marketing business venturing further into Francophone Africa...

17 Sep 2018

How digital is driving media growth in Africa

Affluent consumers in Africa are at the forefront of adopting new technologies and social media is now considered the first port of call for news...

14 Sep 2018

Africa's biggest eSports festival aims to create jobs

Ten countries are expected to participate in the Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA), the biggest eSport and video gaming event in Africa...

13 Sep 2018

TNT Africa launches rebranded entertainment channel

African audiences can prepare themselves to re-imagine TV through TNT, a young, fresh and entertainment-filled offering for the entire family...

1 day ago

Five roots to Central Africa's industrialisation

Four years after the oil boom ended and Central African countries faced a sudden reverse in their fortunes from the strong growth of the early 2000...

By Antonio Pedro and Julian Slotman 1 day ago

Beacons to steer Africa's development along the right pathways

United Nations supports member states to align national development plans with Sustainable Development Goals...

2 days ago

#PwCOutlook: Africa's entertainment, media industry experiencing Convergence 3.0

According to PwC's 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2018 - 2022: An African perspective', Africa's entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - a third wave of convergence...

2 days ago

New African Heritage TV channel launches on app

New African Heritage TV channel AfrikayaTV to launch on Heritage Day...

3 days ago

Call for entries for African Digital Media Awards

Registration for the prestigious 2018 African Digital Media Awards has opened...

2 days ago

WorldRemit launches digital money transfers within Africa

Leading international money transfer company WorldRemit has launched a new digital service within Africa, making it easier to send and receive money across the continent...

3 days ago

Challenges in the rapid digitisation of Africa

African countries need to develop a policy response to the digital economy as it will have a profound impact on industrialisation...

18 Sep 2018

Top rugby photographer awarded

Kenyan sports reporter Eric Njiru wins Rugby Africa Gold Cup Photo Award...

18 Sep 2018

How resilient are African countries?

African Development Bank releases new tool to assess resilience and fragility in countries...

18 Sep 2018

Free course: Working towards a free, independent African media

Registration is now open for a free Wits Online Course on African Media Policy in our digital world...

17 Sep 2018

Celebrating Africa's digital heroes in 2018

AfricaCom will once again reward the success and innovation of those companies and individuals in Africa that are leading Africa through the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

14 Sep 2018

Bridging the digital divide in Africa

The increased utilisation of TV Whitespace technology could help bridge the digital divide in Africa...

14 Sep 2018

The One Club, Diageo North partners to promote diversity, inclusion and gender equality

The One Club for Creativity and Diageo North America announced a partnership to recognise and promote diversity, inclusion and gender equality among young global creatives...

14 Sep 2018

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