Otema Yirenkyi has been appointed as Microsoft's first country manager for Ghana, which reportedly remains one of company's critical investment markets in Africa.
3 Dec 2013 08:45
The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
Nigeria is not "business as usual" for new entrants to the market - but for global e-commerce providers there are many opportunities...
By Robin Philip 19 Nov 2013 14:50
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
A report on Ventures Africa states that Times Media Group (TMG) has acquired a 32.26 % stake in Ghana's Multimedia Group for $14.6m.
17 Sep 2013 10:03
With more than 11 million Facebook users, Nigeria is now considered sub-Saharan Africa's largest Facebook user base, reports Celebrating Progress Africa.
9 Sep 2013 12:06
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
Running your own business can be challenging at the best of times, not to mention financially draining. But there are ways to cut costs, and all you really need is a fast, reliable Internet connection.
2 Aug 2013 09:03
The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns an amendment to a media law adopted by the Gambian parliament that imposes lengthy prison sentences and heavy fines on individuals who use the internet in any capacity to criticize government officials.
11 Jul 2013 12:40
Nigerian digital music platform, iROKING, has announced the appointment of Jason Njoku as its new CEO.
2 Dec 2013 16:29
Nigeria's new national identity card will also serve as an ATM card across the globe, anywhere MasterCard is accepted, reports Nigerian Today's Telegraph and Naija Mayor.
29 Nov 2013 10:30
YooMee Africa, a wireless broadband operator in Cameroon, will use Alcatel-Lucent equipment when expanding as its main partner. The partnership will aim to build ultra-broadband wireless internet access based on TDD LTE.
14 Nov 2013 10:48
Google Nigeria has launched an initiative called 100k Naija with the aim of documenting Nigeria's history in the last one hundred years through iconic pictures.
4 Nov 2013 11:04
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
The first Internet Business Summit in Africa will commence on 4 November. This will be a collaboration between internet marketer and chairman of Afrinet Business Solutions, Dr. Ope Banwo's company and American Internet Business School, reports Ventures Africa.
19 Oct 2013 06:10
Africa is not for sissies, but it presents a land of opportunity for those who are prepared to invest in the growing economies that comprise the continent.
By Hilton Veldsman, Issued by NATIVE VML 18 Oct 2013 12:16
In an effort to improve communication between the Russian headquarters of Nordgold and the company's Lefa mine in Guinea and the Bissa and Taparko mines in Burkina Faso in West Africa, Orange Business Services is now providing secure satellite VPN services.
27 Sep 2013 13:40
Ruckus Wireless will be showcasing the capabilities of its Smart Wi-Fi at NigeriaCom, taking place at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, from 17-18 September 2013.
16 Sep 2013 12:48
The Nigerian Telegraph reports that Etisalat Nigeria will be a Gold sponsor for the Nigeria App Summit, set to take place on 5 November 2013 at the Eko Hotel and Suites Lagos.
16 Sep 2013 10:38
Reporting on Punch, Everest Amaefule says that International Business Machine's planned innovation centres to serve the West African market, will open in Nigeria in Q1 of 2014.
10 Sep 2013 16:07
As part of its strategy to increase its local content, MTN Ghana has launched an apps challenge which, according to a report on Humanipo, will also aim to "generate relevant applications for subscribers and make it possible for the company to engage the developer community."
19 Aug 2013 13:26
Cowbell, fat-filled milk produced by Promasidor, is sold in small affordable sachets across Africa, using a family of animated characters. The company has engaged South African animation studio, Luma to extend the brand with a 45-sec TVC.
16 Aug 2013 10:40
MTN on Wednesday (14 August) reported a 22% rise in headline earnings per share to 654c for the six months to June‚ up from 536c a year ago. Diluted headline earnings rose to 649c from 532c.
14 Aug 2013 13:05
24 July 2013 saw the launch of Rocket Internet 's taxi booking app, Easy Taxi, in Nigeria. The company plans to launch the app in other African companies including Ghana, Egypt, Morocco, Ivory Coast and South Africa towards the end of the year. (video)
26 Jul 2013 08:58
A successful pilot of Pinpoint, a media consumption and audience tracking tool for the African continent, has recently been conducted in Ghana, with plans to move into Nigeria, Tanzania, Angola and Uganda.
18 Jul 2013 16:03
MTN Nigeria has launched a new data bundle to provide affordable access to Eskimi, a mobile social network with approximately 6 million subscribers.
15 Jul 2013 11:17
In a recent listing of the Top 20 Tech Influencers in Africa, published in African Innovator Magazine, Integr8's joint CEO, Robert Sussman, was ranked amongst the best of the best.
4 Jul 2013 10:31
E-commerce in Africa has grown dramatically over the past year‚ and is poised to support the massive consumer boom on the continent‚ according to Robin Philip of payment services provider PayGate.
By Thabiso Mochiko 4 Jul 2013 09:26
One Africa Media (OAM), previously named Private Property Holdings, has secured a US$25-million round of investment from Australian-listed jobs portal SEEK, for the expansion of its operations across Africa.
Issued by Private Property 28 Jun 2013 13:25
The first private television station in the north, Discovery TV, has commenced test transmission on the multi-TV channel 18 and other free-to-air digit-box.
28 Jun 2013 10:41
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