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Twitter Lite now available in over 45 countries

Twitter announced this week that it has expanded Twitter Lite to 21 more countries, including five countries in Africa...

5 hours ago

Media deal to increase brand exposure for African rugby

APO Group and Kwesé Sports announce strategic alliance to promote rugby across Africa and the globe...

1 day ago

New pan-African news agency launched

African Daily Voice (ADV) will provide comprehensive coverage in text, photo, video and computer graphics of African news...

2 days ago

Video games from Africa go global

Video games made-in-Africa reach the global scene during Devcom, ahead of Gamescom 2018...

7 Aug 2018

Analysis of Zimbabwe's "online propaganda war"

"A vicious online propaganda war that includes fake news" was being waged in Zimbabwe ahead of the elections on 30 July...

By Dumisani Moyo 2 Aug 2018

Research shows BRICS has established itself as a global brand

The political alliance of BRICS nations has become a distinct global brand in its own right, research conducted by Brand South Africa shows...

1 Aug 2018

How to deal with the troll armies

Reporters Without Borders has recommended that media organisations and journalists around the world strengthen training in digital security in the face of increasing cyberviolence...

By Louise Marsland 31 Jul 2018

Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Residency programme goes trans-continental in 2018...

1 day ago

Ensuring all African businesses benefit from AfCFTA, Agenda 2030

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa promotes use of disruptive technology to enhance financial inclusion in Africa...

1 day ago

Watch out Trump, China is taking Africa from under your nose

Currently, the battle for supremacy on the African continent is being fought out between the leaders of Asia's two superpowers - China and India - and, for the most part, the United States is nowhere to be seen...

By David A. Andelman 3 days ago

Africa CEO Forum comes to Rwanda

Next year's Africa CEO Forum will be held in Kigali, Rwanda...

9 Aug 2018

#NewBiz: WPP entrusted with stewardship of Unilever's Sunlight brand across Africa

WPP has been awarded the stewardship and activation of the Sunlight brand across Africa following a competitive pitch process. Sunlight is the second largest FMCG brand in Africa, after Coca-Cola...

7 Aug 2018

The need for the advertising industry to modernise

There has long been a need for the advertising industry to modernise. Now digital transformation is upon us and change is non-negotiable. At the same time, the industry is facing disruption from new entrants...

By Alistair Mokoena 3 Aug 2018

Kenyan entrepreneurs create African-focused stock photo platform

Kenya-based AfricanStockPhoto is a stock photography marketplace. Sitati Kituyi co-founder and CTO, talks about his entrepreneurial journey...

2 Aug 2018

Film festival distribution startup launched in Nigeria

Nigerian startup Festivilia has launched its film festival distribution platform, which enables filmmakers to submit to over 500 curated film festivals...

By Tom Jackson 1 Aug 2018

The next decade of BRICS

Chinese president shares thoughts on world's next decade, at BRICS Business Forum...

30 Jul 2018

UN journalism award open for entry

Entries for the United Nations Correspondents Association (UNCA) Awards are now open for best journalistic coverage of the United Nations and UN agencies...

30 Jul 2018

BCW announces PR leaders for Africa, Europe

Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) has appointed market leaders responsible for growth and innovation in the Europe and Africa (E&A) region. South Africa's Robyn de Villiers will head up Africa....

27 Jul 2018

Warc reveals insights from the Cannes Lions Creative Effectiveness campaigns 2018

Warc has released the results of its analysis of the 169 campaigns entered into the Cannes Creative Effectiveness Lions this year...

1 Aug 2018

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