Tanzania's leading telecommunication company renown for driving digital lifestyle transformation, Tigo (Tigo.co.tz), has announced free WhatsApp services for its 10 million users...
Facebook hosted a roundtable with small and medium sized enterprises from Ghana and Nigeria on Tuesday this week as part of its effort to support entrepreneurship in West Africa...
Afrikan Dust Media Group (ADMG) has launched Wabona, Sotho for 'You See', a an online Pay-Per-View video streaming service in beta phase.
22 Nov 2012 11:07
The brain is found to be far more "plastic" than previously thought, able to rewire itself after damage from a stroke or to strengthen neural connections or "maps" when learning, like memorising the dialogue of a play or learning to play the guitar. Brands map themselves in memory structures in a similar manner at various quality and quantity levels.
By John Laurence 22 Nov 2012 06:04
Andrew Dosunmu's Restless City was named Best Long Feature Film at the inaugural Colours of the Nile International Film Festival (CNIFF), which ran in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 7-11 November 2012. The Nigerian film also won Best Cinematography.
21 Nov 2012 13:47
Forming part of the upmarket Manda Hill Centre in Lusaka, HiFi Corp opened its first store in Zambia in July 2012. Since then it has welcomed thousands of customers eager to experience its promise of tech shopping made easy.
21 Nov 2012 11:21
Business and Arts South Africa's model of engagement between business and arts was positively received at the recent African Creative Economy Conference.
Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 21 Nov 2012 10:02
MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce announced the results of its annual Global Consumer Survey, carried out in partnership with On Device Research that reveals the behaviour of mobile media users from across the world, giving data and intelligence into mobile engagement and purchasing habits.
21 Nov 2012 10:01
CNBC Africa's chief editor, Godfrey Mutizwa interviews Rwandan president, Paul Kagame during an hour long sit down in Kigali. The interview will be broadcast on Tuesday, 27 November at 9PM on 'Africa Rising', DStv Channel 410.
21 Nov 2012 09:14
MTN Uganda has relaunched its MTN Zone with discounts of up to 99% and a minimum guaranteed discount of 5% on MTN calls.
20 Nov 2012 10:40
One of South Africa's early pioneers on the continent, MultiChoice, found a major challenge to be a shortage of skills in markets where few had experience of working for large corporations. And as quickly as they built up skills, other multinationals entering these markets snapped them up.
By Dianna Games 20 Nov 2012 10:06
International business news channel, CNBC Africa, opened a bureau in Kigali that will air daily updates of the stock market trading and investment news in the country, as it plans to spread its presence in Africa.
20 Nov 2012 09:41
Airtel Tanzania in partnership with Unesco has unveiled a programme that will enrich communities living in the rural areas with news and information for their development.
20 Nov 2012 09:04
Stakeholders in the information and telecommunications sector urged mobile network operators to gather their resources together to bridge the digital divide that exists between the rural and urban areas in the continent.
By Savious Kwinika 20 Nov 2012 07:45
Bharti Airtel have announced that it has undertaken an end-to-end network transformation program across its mobile operations in 16 African countries. The program, which is reportedly the largest of its kind on the African continent, in partnership with Ericsson involved a comprehensive upgrade and expansion of network elements on all of Airtel's African operations, including switching, radio, network management, data, charging, and consumer-services platforms and systems.
19 Nov 2012 12:48
Nigeria's growing telecommunications service provider, Etisalat has received two awards from the industry regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The awards are for Excellent Service and Effective Collaboration with the Consumer Affairs Bureau to Ensure Access to Customer Care Helpline, and for Regular Attendance and Effective Participation at all NCC outreach programmes.
19 Nov 2012 12:24
We all know that big guys with big money tend to win bigger, it is no secret that the best way to reap big rewards from billboards in Africa is to start with a battalion of cash. That way you can subsume fledgling enterprises that have great assets but lack volumes to service big brand needs.
By Tatenda Chiweshe 19 Nov 2012 11:12
Etisalat Group, the telecommunications corporation with operations in 15 markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, has won the Social Contribution Award from the World Communication Awards at a recent ceremony held in London, United Kingdom. The ceremony was attended by Ahmed Bin Ali, senior vice president: corporate communications on behalf of Etisalat.
19 Nov 2012 10:58
Alcatel-Lucent is set to enable the African wireless service provider Smile to introduce 4G mobile broadband services to several more sites in Tanzania, and Uganda, extending the agreement signed earlier this year between the companies for the provision of lightning-fast LTE services in Tanzania.
19 Nov 2012 10:41
Motorola Solutions has announced the launch of its Enterprise Mobility business in Kenya. Motorola Solutions will offer its portfolio of next generation enterprise mobility solutions including: ruggedized mobile computers and enterprise class smart-phones; advanced mobile scanning and imaging solutions and a robust line of barcode scanners and RFID readers.
19 Nov 2012 10:20
After having been awarded the exclusive advertising rights for Botswana's SSK International airport in Gaborone, for another consecutive term, Alliance Media Botswana has successfully installed a number of key sites within the new airport.
Issued by Alliance Media 19 Nov 2012 10:10
The only person in Africa to be nominated for the Economist Intelligence Unit's Business Professor of the Year Award is Dr Adrian Saville. The GIBS visiting professor and CIO of Cannon Asset Managers has committed to donating his US$100 000 prize to charity, should he win the award.
19 Nov 2012 09:45
The annual IT Leaders West Africa Summit will take place from 28-29 November 2012 in Accra, Ghana. The summit is produced by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events. Kinetic Events is proud to confirm summit Silver Solution Provider, TE Connectivity on board for the IT Leaders West Africa Summit in November.
16 Nov 2012 12:42
Independent production house Rapid Blue says there is an abundance of television content opportunities waiting to be seized on the African continent - especially in the digital sphere. This emerged after the company participated in the recent DISCOP Africa film and television market.
16 Nov 2012 12:18
Alcatel-Lucent and Angola Cables, a consortium of Angolan telecommunications operators, are to expand the availability of high-speed internet access and data services throughout Angola and to the rest of world.
16 Nov 2012 11:55