MoboFree raised significant growth funding from Netherlands based eVentures Africa Fund (eVA Fund) in order to expand its local presence in Lagos and Accra through new offices in East Africa and for marketing investments.
12 Feb 2014 16:12
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
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
Business and Arts South Africa's model of engagement between business and arts was positively received at the recent African Creative Economy Conference.
Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 21 Nov 2012 10:02
The Afrinolly Shortfilm Competition, launched late last week, offers budding filmmakers and documentary/animation content creators the opportunity to win prizes in a competition valued at US$100 000.
6 Nov 2012 07:44
Public basic and junior high schools in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana received 6 624 laptops for use in support of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) teaching and learning programmes.
By Masahudu Kunateh 15 Oct 2012 11:00
Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria in partnership with CNBC Africa and business news and financial information source, Forbes, have announced that they will stage this year's edition of the All Africa Business Leaders' Awards (AABLA).
7 Aug 2012 12:23
Nigeria's First Bank has annouced that it will be sponsoring 'From Passion to Portfolio', a new series of short-form films on CNN International that will focus on individuals whose hobbies have evolved into profitable investments.
15 Jun 2012 10:07
Max Ahouéké, minister of communication and information and communication technologies of Benin, will this week present the results of the eLearning Africa Report, which shows the impact of new technology and improved connectivity on education throughout Africa.
22 May 2012 14:46
The finalists in the 17th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist competition were announced on 18 May 2012, by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel. This year the competition received entries from 42 countries across the continent, including French and Portuguese speaking Africa.
18 May 2012 11:49
Airtel Nigeria been unveiled as the official sponsor of the African Movies Academy Awards (AMAA), scheduled to take place on 22 April 2012 at the Expo Hall of Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.
16 Apr 2012 10:24
Multichoice Malawi says it has been overwhelmed with interest that Malawians are showing soon after the announcement of the seventh season of Big Brother Africa.
By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 16 Jan 2012 10:30
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.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011 14:57
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.
21 Sep 2011 09:15
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.
Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011 15:45
While maintaining its decade-long relationship with the Highway Africa Conference, which starts in Cape Town, South Africa today, Friday, 16 September 2011, MTN has reaffirmed its commitment to the advancement of journalism and the media in Africa.
16 Sep 2011 11:22
In line with its new brand proposition of "sharing happiness" Maltina, leading non-alcoholic malt brand from the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc has promised all visitors more happiness in this year's edition of the Argungu International Fishing and Cultural Festival billed to take place in Argungu, Kebbi State on 19 March 2011.
17 Mar 2011 13:35
The recent global recession has changed our world forever. In a new digital age, characterised by oversupply and too many product types in almost every market, the challenge for companies will be to locate and capture pools of high-profit demand and be able to move with speed and flexibility to take advantage of them. Here are 11 trends for 2011.
By Gisele Wertheim Aymes 18 Jan 2011 14:17
While there can be many ways of analysing any competition, this year the Loeries has introduced official winners rankings which aim to be a transparent mechanism for reporting the outcome of the awards. With the release of the printed Loeries annual, additional rankings will be published, including top 10 tables for all the individual credits, eg ECD, illustrator, writer and director, as well as post production/VFX, etc.
4 Oct 2010 12:38
Four Grands Prix were handed out this past weekend at the 32nd annual The Loerie Awards, held for the second time at Good Hope Centre in Cape Town: King James once again in TV & Cinema Commercials for Allan Gray's 'Legend'; the VWV Group in Experiential: Live Events for the 2010 FIFA World Cup closing ceremony; Boogerman+ Partners Architects in Architecture & Interior Design for Soccer City aka FNB Stadium aka National Stadium; and Grid Worldwide Branding and Tonic Design in Design Mixed-Media Campaign for the Comair/British Airways SLOW Lounge.
4 Oct 2010 10:41
HANGZHOU, CHINA: The 2nd Asia-Pacific Digital Magazine Conference, hosted by FIPP and CPA (China Periodicals Association) will take place on 14-15 October 2010 at the InterContinental Conference Centre, Hangzhou, China and the early bird registration discount has been extended to 1 September 2010.
10 Aug 2010 07:12
DUBAI, UAE/JOHANNESBURG: Emirates, the award-winning airline of the United Arab Emirates, is helping a team of Australian youths get off to a flying start at the Football for Hope Festival 2010 in Johannesburg.
29 Jun 2010 10:52
Nigerian insurance company IEI is to sponsor CNN International's latest programming initiative Going Green: Green Light for Business
11 Jun 2009 13:53
Bank PHB Nigeria is to be the exclusive sponsor of CNN International's new weekly half-hour interview programme "African Voices", launching in March. The advertising campaign will also be aimed at online users via CNN.com.
13 Mar 2009 16:11
Nigerian telecommunications company, Globacom, has signed an agreement with the Ghana Football Association (GFA) as its national team's telecommunications sponsor.
9 Feb 2009 11:25
The finalised agenda and lineup of speakers for the second African Experiential Marketing Summit have been announced.
Issued by EXP 18 Aug 2008 15:55
Kim Skildum-Reid, who heads up Power Sponsorship and is one of the world's top corporate sponsorship consultants, trainers, speakers, and authors, will be presenting a keynote speech on Last Generation Sponsorship at the African Experiential Marketing Summit on 3 September 2008, in Johannesburg.
Issued by EXP 4 Aug 2008 12:26
Founder and director of Columbia Business School's Center on Global Brand Management, Bernd H. Schmitt brings his wealth of expertise to South Africa at the 2nd African Experiential Marketing Summit in September.
Issued by EXP 28 Jul 2008 17:26
The second African Experiential Marketing Summit will be held on 3 September 2008 at Montecasino, Johannesburg.
Issued by EXP 30 Jun 2008 15:28
The World Bank has approved three credits totalling $145 million to support Ghana's budget under the multi-donor budget support (MDBS) framework.
9 Jun 2008 14:08
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