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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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 Lesotho have contributed R100,000 sponsorship to the annual Morija Arts & Cultural Festival which runs until 6 October.
1 Oct 2013 10:27
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
LOS ANGELES, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: The Los Angeles and Johannesburg-based DISCOP Organisation announced the launch of DISCOPRO.
9 Sep 2013 12:16
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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 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
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
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
Following on from the success of the first two programmes run in 2011 and 2012, Orange, the telecommunications corporation, has launched the third Orange African Social Venture Prize. The project promotes social innovations in support of developments that use Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs).
14 May 2013 21:05
Bharti Airtel, a telecommunications services provider with operations Africa, has been named the Most Socially Responsible Company in Niger at the 3rd Edition of the National Excellence Awards Ceremony.
2 Apr 2013 10:42
SchoolMedia, which serves as a platform for organisations such as Rotary International to get its branding and messaging into schools in Southern Africa, has expanded provincially and into Botswana.
29 Mar 2013 11:00
"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013 09:03
In January, 60 young Tanzanian children began attending school for the first time, thanks to a project led by Michigan State University (MSU).
5 Mar 2013 11:41
Women farmers in the East and Horn of Africa region are poised to benefit from practical information-sharing tools via Airtel's mobile networks. This follows a memorandum of understanding signed between the UN Women (The United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women) and Airtel Africa.
4 Mar 2013 09:53
Philips Electronics has launched "Fabric of Africa" - a collaborative campaign to drive public-private partnerships and to improve healthcare access across the continent. The main intention of the campaign is to develop meaningful partnerships with local and international stakeholders to improve healthcare delivery in the areas of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), maternal and child health, and healthcare infrastructure, delivery and clinical training.
1 Mar 2013 12:00
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