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SEACOM plans continent-wide series of community initiatives

On 23 July 2014, Pan-African telecom enabler SEACOM will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its commercial launch, by donating time and providing support to communities that need assistance across the countries where it does business.

17 Jul 2014 19:04

Cannes Chimera Initiative creative brief launched

Cannes Lions and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have launched the fourth Cannes Chimera Initiative creative brief, which closes for entries on 1 August 2014. (video)

11 Jul 2014 14:31

CSI in Africa: challenges and learnings

One of the panel discussions at the recent Trialogue Making CSI Matter conference was on some of the challenges faced and lessons learnt by corporates, NPOs and NGOs practicing CSI in Africa.

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Jun 2014 15:30

Manda Wilderness Choir Festival set for mid-August

Mozambique choirs are ready to showcase their talent at the 5th Annual Manda Wilderness Choir Festival on 16 August 2014.

23 May 2014 11:48

Oju officially launches all 65 Afro emoticons

Powered by Mi-Fone, the first African mobile devices brand, 'Oju', (literally meaning 'faces' in the Yoruba language from Nigeria), has revealed the full range of 65 Afro emoticons at the global launch for the brand late last week.

15 Apr 2014 08:49

Imperial Health Sciences 'adopts' Kenyan children's home

Imperial Health Sciences recently 'adopted' Saidia Furaha, a non-governmental organisation that runs the small children's home situated in Kitengela, just on the outskirts of Nairobi, as well as a number of community outreach programmes.

10 Apr 2014 14:44

The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014 14:00

Airtel Tanzania once again sponsor for Mwanamakuka Awards

This week Airtel Tanzania announced that it will once again be sponsoring the Mwanamakuka Awards, an initiative that aims to support women to achieve sustainable economic development from chronic poverty.

6 Mar 2014 09:32

CNN International launches 'Cocoa-nomics'

CNN has launched a new CNN Freedom Project documentary, 'Cocoa-nomics', from the cocoa plantations of the Ivory Coast presented by Richard Quest. The documentary highlights the fight against child labour.

28 Feb 2014 13:06

Translators without Borders ups humanitarian aid in Africa

Greater access to vital healthcare information, disaster relief and training provided as the non-profit expands its global programmes on the continent.

30 Jan 2014 15:40

Airtel Networks Zambia launches CSR initiative

Airtel Networks Zambia Plc has launched a staff corporate social responsibility initiative, 'Get involved and make a difference'. Members of staff have donated various clothes, toys, books and food items worth over K4,000 to House of Moses orphans.

6 Jan 2014 09:49

African philanthropists push for prosperity

Last July, US President Barack Obama set the spark for his Power Africa programme that will help sub-Saharan African countries build power production and transmission projects and double their electricity access. President Obama announced in Cape Town, South Africa, his plan to mobilise US$16-billion for investments that will generate 10,000 megawatts of electricity.

By Kingsley Ighobor 19 Dec 2013 07:04

Bullets4Peace, marcusbrewster partner to raise awareness

marcusbrewster will be working with designer fashion jewellery line, Bullets4Peace, to launch its range in South Africa as well as raise social consciousness about violence and the effects of guns and bullets in the country.

7 Nov 2013 07:12

Africans for Africa launched at Womex2013

A North-South collaboration was launched at Womex 13 by the Africans for Africa Network. The collaboration takes the form of a two-week residency programme and two public events taking place at the Emthonjeni Arts in South Africa in December 2013, in partnership with Mali's the Festival au Desert.

30 Oct 2013 14:30

MTN Cameroon sponsors over 2000 girls' education

2100 Cameroonian girls aged between 6 and 15, mainly from Northern Cameroon, an area ravaged by poverty, started school last month at the beginning of the country's school calendar after MTN Cameroon resolved to sponsor their education for the next six years.

30 Oct 2013 07:14

MetropolitanRepublic's Project Uganda stripped of Grand Prix

It has recently come to the attention of the Loeries that the 'Project Uganda' entry for MTN, created by MetropolitanRepublic, does not meet the Loeries entry criteria.

19 Oct 2013 11:12

Mobile Money fundraising platform launched

As a joint venture, MTN Uganda and the Kingdom of Buganda has launched a Mobile Money fundraising platform where the kingdom's subjects and well-wishers will contribute funds to support Kabaka's various development initiatives.

15 Oct 2013 13:48

Engen sponsors arts and culture festival in Lesotho

Engen Lesotho have contributed R100,000 sponsorship to the annual Morija Arts & Cultural Festival which runs until 6 October.

1 Oct 2013 10:27

MTN launches new global brand campaign

MTN has launched a new global brand campaign which gives people a nostalgic feel about the impact of mobile telephony and technology in our daily lives. (video)

18 Sep 2013 08:41

DISCOP launches DISCOPRO for TV producers

LOS ANGELES, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: The Los Angeles and Johannesburg-based DISCOP Organisation announced the launch of DISCOPRO.

9 Sep 2013 12:16

Run for fun with Kids of Africa

To raise funds for the school project, and to celebrate its 8th anniversary, Kids of Africa is organising the 3rd Edition "Run for Fun" on Sunday, 6 October 2013.

6 Sep 2013 14:19

DHL kicks off Global Volunteer Day 2013

Over the next 10 days, DHL's employees across Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, along with their business partners and customers, will volunteer in various community programs across these regions as part of the company's Global Volunteer Day (GVD) 2013 celebrations.

4 Sep 2013 09:56

Promoting maternal health through film screening

Africa.com reports that a film screening and filmmaker dialogue series focusing on maternal health will be held by the African Women's Development Fund USA (AWDF USA) to build momentum for its Mother Africa Campaign.

29 Aug 2013 08:54

Alliance Media empowers girls in Ghana

This month of August marks women's month in South Africa. Alliance Media has taken this theme to Ghana where they are empowering young girls to overcome their challenges and live their dreams.

Issued by Alliance Media 16 Aug 2013 11:47

Operation Smile receives fuel sponsorship from Engen

African energy company Engen will once again cover the fuel costs of Operation Smile's Medical Mission in Ghana for 2013.

23 Jul 2013 14:21

Economic empowerment for women in Gambia

A Foundation for Rural Education, Wildlife and Environment - The Gambia (Forewengam) is a charitable organisation registered in The Gambia, West Africa, which is working towards sustainable development since its inception in 2004.

22 Jul 2013 10:29

MTN Uganda contributes to digitalisation

MTN Uganda, in partnership with the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) have re-established the Kampala Public Library (KPL) creating a one-stop centre for members of the general public and specific groups such as tourists and investors to utilise the facility to request for and receive information about Kampala city.

15 Jul 2013 10:42

Airtel invests in Gabon's commercial and social programs

Airtel has committed to investing $125 million in Gabon following discussions at the recent New York Forum in Libreville. The New York Forum Africa, was held in Libreville in collaboration with the government of Gabon. The New York Forum Africa 2013 focused on the initiatives necessary to make several opportunities a reality.

24 Jun 2013 10:24

Ugandan students take part in MTN's Y'ello Care aptitude tests

Over 250 students from across Uganda have taken part in an online aptitude exam to win a fully paid scholarship from MTN Uganda. The winners will be announced on 21 June.

18 Jun 2013 13:11

35 countries: 63 cities: Portfolio Night now on in Joburg

Portfolio Night, taking place on Wednesday, 22 May, will bring together 150 creative hopefuls, and the best in the business, for a fast-paced evening of career-shaping advice, networking, and for some, recruitment offers.

Issued by McCann Worldgroup 17 May 2013 12:02

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