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

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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I.Coast paper suspended after it calls for vote 'boycott'

The Ivory Coast's press regulator has suspended an opposition newspaper for three days after it called for a "boycott" of Sunday's presidential election, the paper's director said on Thursday...

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

Give your brand a marketing boost with A-Listers

Looking to break into the lucrative African market? The key may lie in a new online directory with the power of social network functionality that links your brand to African celebrities...

By Leigh Andrews

Application economy creates opportunity for Africa

We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...

By Gary Lawrence

Orange to improve internet connectivity in West Africa

Orange recently opened West Africa's first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence (PoP). The operational launch of this facility, which is located in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, is set to enhance...

MTN Cote d'Ivoire secures local mobile services

MTN Cote d'Ivoire has announced partial payment of the country's new telecommunications operators unified license cost to the Government of Cote d'Ivoire...

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...

Launch of African Economic Outlook 2015

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will publish their joint African Economic Outlook 2015...

Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

Top Employers Institute awards first Global Certifications

The introduction of a Top Employers Global Certification programme is a logical next step in view of the global trend in harmonisation of employee conditions...

Issued by Top Employers Institute

Gemalto opens regional office in Côte d'Ivoire

Digital security company, Gemalto, has announced that it will be opening an office in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, as part of the group's strategy of being a global player with a local presence...

Africa United features new Ebola prevention communications for West Africa

At yesterday's official draw for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015, the Confederation of African Football announced the launch of Africa United, a global health communications campaign aimed at preventing the spread of Ebola in West Africa...

ekiosk mobile first Côte d'Ivoire news aggregator app

Brand Communications was appointed by I.LOG.S to create 'ekiosk mobile', a new Côte d'Ivoire news aggregator mobile application offering a broad range of Ivorian newspapers and magazines...

Register now for the 2015 Africa CEO Forum

The Africa CEO forum will take place from 16-17 March 2015 in Abidjan, at the Hotel Sofitel Ivoire. The event is an international meeting of top African business leaders...

Development Diaries launches The Social Media Awards Africa

The Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA) is a premier continental initiative, launched to recognise and celebrate excellence, creativity and the impact of social media...

Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast

Orange's network of startup accelerators has expanded to Ivory Coast with the launch of 'Orange Fab Ivory Coast'. Through the programme, Orange supports new digital players and helps them grow...

Brand Communications appointed to strengthen Azito Energie brand

In an aim to strengthen its brand and to develop communication materials in both English and French, Azito Energie, an electricity provider in Côte d'Ivoire, has appointed specialist pan-African agency...

Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies

South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.

JUMIA partners with African entrepreneur for African Money event

Today, Friday, 8 August 2014, JUMIA and African Money, founded by African entrepreneur Sékou Diawara, will come together for a special event in Abidjan, celebrating Africa as a vibrant and...

Mobile telephone recycling facility launched in Côte d'Ivoire

Orange and Emmaüs International has launched its 5th African mobile telephone recycling facility in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. To mark the event, a first container loaded with 10 tonnes of mobile...

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