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#CSIMonth: Does your brand walk its CSR talk?
#CSIMonth: Does your brand walk its CSR talk?

Ken Egbas, founder of The SERAS, unpacks some of the awards' most significant impacts on the African CSR landscape...

By Sindy Peters 21 Jul 2017

The 2017 Resolution Social Venture Challenge winners
Winners of Resolution Social Venture Challenge agents of change in their communities

21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded...

20 Jul 2017

Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief
Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief

In a new and entertaining pre-flight safety video, British Airways spreads important safety messages, while boosting fund-raising for Flying Start - the charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief...

19 Jul 2017

UK punts measures to boost Africa prosperity, stability
UK punts measures to boost Africa prosperity, stability

UK Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled an ambitious package of support to create new wealth in Africa...

12 Jul 2017

G20 focus on Africa in Hamburg
G20 focus on Africa in Hamburg

The German Presidency of the G20 managed to build on the achievements of the last summit in China which had emphasised sustainable development in Africa...

11 Jul 2017

Humanitarian response eases famine in South Sudan
Humanitarian response eases famine in South Sudan

South Sudan: humanitarian response eases famine, but food insecurity reaches unprecedented levels...

29 Jun 2017

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Two billion people building communities on Facebook every month

There are two billion people coming together on Facebook every month and to celebrate Facebook is launching a new personalised video...

29 Jun 2017

Y’ello Box
Mobile phone powered solar electricity for Nigeria

The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone...

28 Jun 2017

Australia increases humanitarian aid to Africa
Australia increases humanitarian aid to Africa

An additional $19.3 million in humanitarian assistance to Africa will provide emergency food, healthcare, water and sanitation to people in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Uganda, Nigeria and Kenya...

6 Jun 2017

Alliance Media invests further into Africa
Alliance Media invests further into Africa

Alliance Media has made a significant donation to Trees for the Future which will see 5,000 indigenous trees being planted across various African countries...

Issued by Alliance Media 1 Jun 2017

Put you in Youth Month
Put you in Youth Month

To coincide with Youth Month and CSI Month we're publishing a two-month Content Highlight burst aiming to provide our 464,000 local and global readers with a comprehensive snapshot of the state of CSI projects and programmes in our region...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Jun 2017

Impact on food security in Africa
Impact on food security in Africa

Despite the considerable opportunities trade creates in moving goods from surplus to deficit areas, the trade aspect in addressing food security and climate change in Africa seems to be largely missing.

26 May 2017

Incubation model helps social entrepreneurs
Incubation model helps social entrepreneurs

Over 1 million African children's lives improved by local social entrepreneurs in Africa...

25 May 2017

Alliance Media celebrates Africa Day
Alliance Media celebrates Africa Day

On Africa Day 2017, Alliance Media has decided to showcase how they embody the African spirit by making a pledge to plant 5,000 trees across African countries...

Issued by Alliance Media 25 May 2017

Media called on to report on ravages of famine
Media called on to report on ravages of famine

The World Council of Churches has penned an open letter to the media, calling on journalists to report on the famine currently ravaging parts of Africa...

19 May 2017

Malaria vaccine trial gets green light
Malaria vaccine trial gets green light

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi will pilot the malaria vaccine trial which was announced as the international community marked World Malaria Day last month...

12 May 2017

Cindy Langeveld
Is African business ready for social impact?

There is a growing optimism about the continent's future as the performance of economies of countries such as Ivory Coast, Tanzania, Rwanda and Mozambique keep hopes of a growth explosion alive...

By Cindy Langeveld 8 May 2017

Ethiopia. © Matej Hudovernik via
Ethiopia drought creates food crisis for 7.7 million

The number of people in need of food aid in Ethiopia's drought-hit regions has surged to 7.7 million...

1 May 2017

World Malaria Day: $1million raised
World Malaria Day: $1million raised

Goodbye Malaria recently sold its one millionth Goodbye Malaria bracelet, raising $1million for malaria elimination programmes in Africa...

25 Apr 2017

Ethiopia. © Maurizio Giovanni Bersanelli via
Ethiopian startup accepted into Silicon Valley water innovation accelerator

Ethiopian water network management startup Triple Bottom Line Enterprises has been accepted into the Silicon Valley-based water innovation accelerator ImagineH2O...

By Tom Jackson 21 Apr 2017

Five social good innovations
Five social good innovations

Added Value highlights five social good innovations from around the globe...

14 Apr 2017

Amarula launches phase two of conservation campaign
Amarula launches phase two of conservation campaign

Amarula's efforts to save the African elephant has stepped up another gear by releasing 400,000 bespoke Amarula bottles to communicate that there are now only 400,000 elephants left in the wild...

13 Apr 2017

A Unicef team creating a collaborative paper plane.
Photo credit: Unicef
How learning empathy can help build better community projects in Africa

Empathy is one of the most important skills any leader can have. A huge 2015 research project across 38 countries found that empathy makes leaders more effective and their businesses more successful...

By Keneilwe Munyai 12 Apr 2017

Multi-lingual media project aimed at refugees
Multi-lingual media project aimed at refugees

‘InfoMigrants' is a multi-lingual media project aimed at educating refugees in Africa as to the asylum process in Europe, as well as the dangers of the journey...

31 Mar 2017

Outrage over killing of six aid workers in South Sudan
Outrage over killing of six aid workers in South Sudan

At least 79 aid workers have been killed in South Sudan since the beginning of the December 2013 crisis, including at least 12 killed in 2017 after the latest deaths...

27 Mar 2017

Madeleine Berre
Africa's women in business challenge status quo

Even though women make up a little over half of Africa's growing population, they have had little involvement in power and strategic decision-making...

24 Mar 2017

Halima Aliko Dangote
New York's Africa Center gets fundraising push

Dangote Group to launch fundraising for The Africa Center in New York City...

24 Mar 2017

World Bank announces USD57bn in financing for Africa
World Bank announces USD57bn in financing for Africa

The World Bank on Sunday announced $57 billion in financing for sub-Saharan Africa over the next three fiscal years...

23 Mar 2017

New Red Cross app to optimise services
New Red Cross app to optimise services

The Red Cross Society of Côte d'Ivoire has launched a new app to “digitise and optimise” its services to humanity…

20 Mar 2017

Documenting the African public transport story
Documenting the African public transport story

‘Afrikanist in Motion': The African public transport story, through the lens of Yasser Booley…

20 Mar 2017

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