Great strides have been made to grow broadband connectivity in Africa in the past five years. However, despite this growth, West Africa still has to overcome massive challenges to fully integrate into the digital age.
11 Jun 2013 21:17
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013 10:33
Ericsson have announced the winners of the 'Apps for African City Life' competition. Team Shinsekai from Senegal won first prize for developing an app that aims to support environmental sanitation and hygiene development in cities.
13 Feb 2013 10:44
DAKAR, SENEGAL - The second high level media workshop on the African Union Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) started on Friday (21 December) in Dakar, Senegal, with the theme Promoting the culture of Peace through Media.
22 Dec 2012 12:06
Due to the high demand from African innovators, The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) have extended the deadline for submitting entries to the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) to Friday, 30 November 2012.
30 Oct 2012 09:46
United Cities and Local Governments of Africa (UCLG Africa), the city of Dakar and the Association of Mayors of Senegal (AMS) are organising the sixth Africities Summit in Dakar, Senegal from 4-8 December 2012.
23 Oct 2012 11:02
Arterial Network have officially launched the African Creative Economy website, www.africancreativeeconomy.org, in the run up to the opening of the 2012 African Creative Economy (ACE) Conference by Hon. Youssou N'Dour in Dakar, Senegal.
17 Oct 2012 11:47
Millicom International Cellular, operating under the Tigo brand, and non-profit organisation Reach for Change have agreed to join forces to improve the lives of children in Africa through social entrepreneurship.
4 Sep 2012 10:28
The Arterial Network, organisers of the second annual conference on the African Creative Economy, which aims to provide practical analysis and reflective overview of the current status of African creative economy, recently announced that Senegal has won the bid to host the conference. The conference will be held in Dakar from 14-16 November 2012.
23 Aug 2012 10:46
In the latest drive to save Africans from the perils of life on the ever-dark continent, British charity Oxfam has launched the Big Bra Hunt campaign. No, they are not hunting down Blighty's biggest bras. Instead, Oxfam is calling on British women to donate their unwanted bras to charity - for the betterment of Africa.
By Khadija Patel 2 May 2012 13:37
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Apple has announced that the latest version of its hot-selling iPhones will be released in China and 21 other countries on 13 January. It is already available in South Africa.
6 Jan 2012 09:43
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011 09:36
NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.
27 Jan 2011 11:00
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010 10:35
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