Eight African startups and organisations have been named among the 2015 Nominet Trust 100 (NT100), a global celebration of the most inspiring uses...
Ahead of the XIV World Forestry Congress, being held in Africa for the first time, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) hosted the In Good Company (IGC) forest stewardship workshop...
Microsoft has launched TVWS in Ghana - and students are benefiting (Video)...
At yesterday's official draw for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015, the Confederation of African Football announced the launch of Africa United, a global health communications campaign aimed at preventing the spread of Ebola in West Africa...
Underprivileged schoolchildren are reportedly to benefit from the recent donation of SkyVision's satellite connectivity solutions to further support students at Ghana's Crossover International Academy...
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.
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.
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.
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.
African energy company Engen will once again cover the fuel costs of Operation Smile's Medical Mission in Ghana for 2013.
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.
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.
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).
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.
A comprehensive online digital library, reportedly the first of its kind in Cameroon, and the construction of a primary school by staff, are just some of the community initiatives that have scored MTN Cameroon the coveted MTN Group President and CEO prize in this year's '21 Days of Y'ello Care' campaign.
The Octéa Diamond Group, owners of the Koidu Diamond Mine in the Kono District of Sierra Leone, last week launched an educational programme with South African publishing company Times Media, owners of The Sunday Times newspaper, to promote reading and learning in Koidu schools and the surrounding Kono communities.
Millicom International Cellular, operating under the Tigo brand, and non-profit organisation Reach for Change have agreed to join forces to improve the lives of children in Africa through social entrepreneurship.
Airtel Africa has signed a partnership agreement with DStv that will see the two organisations working together to air a weekly TV show, called Airtel Football. The television show is set to focus on different aspects of the sport across the continent.
The deadline for work to be entered into the Loeries Ubuntu Award is 15 June 2012. This category recognises the positive influence of brands on the social and physical environment and rewards collective creative effort that has gone into promoting the long-term sustainability of environment and the upliftment of communities throughout Africa and the Middle East.
In the latest drive to save Africans from the perils of life on the ever-dark continent, British charity Oxfam has launched the Big Bra Hunt campaign. No, they are not hunting down Blighty's biggest bras. Instead, Oxfam is calling on British women to donate their unwanted bras to charity - for the betterment of Africa.
A strategic partnership between Rotary International and the global charity Mercy Ships will improve the delivery of vital health care services throughout West Africa.
Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.
Nokia, the Pearson Foundation and Airtel Nigeria have completed the training of teachers in public schools in Lagos on the use of mobile technology to deliver rich media content to students in their classrooms.
Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.
MultiChoice Africa and Eutelsat in collaboration with Mindset Learn saw the first edition of the DStv Eutelsat Star Awards draw to an end last week with Ugandan student, Mary Musimire coming out top in the Best Entry Award category.