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
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
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
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
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 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
The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC), through its Africa Foundation, joined the rest of the world on Monday, 15 October 2012, to mark the fifth anniversary of Global Handwashing Day 2012.
16 Oct 2012 12:53
Media owners and managers in Uganda have been asked to popularise the national anthem on a daily basis, as part of preparations to mark Uganda's golden jubilee independence anniversary on Tuesday, 9 October 2012.
By Walter Wafula 8 Oct 2012 10:02
Reaffirming its commitment to the filmmaking industry, Canon Middle East, recently announced its support for young, aspiring filmmakers in Africa by backing the 'Youth Film Makers' organisation, an NGO registered in Kenya.
26 Sep 2012 11:28
Airtel Africa have announced that it is working with the GSMA to initiate a project to provide approximately 250 000 small-holder farmers in Kenya reliable and relevant agricultural information via their mobile phones.
7 Sep 2012 12:06
Mara Foundation, a Mara Group non-profit social enterprise on Monday, 23 July 2012, announced the formation and launch of a venture capital firm, Mara Launch Uganda Fund, and its first fund totaling UGX 100 million which is be scaled up to a billion shilling.
25 Jul 2012 10:24
More than 35 countries across Africa are represented at this year's National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) Best Practice Sharing Workshop, entitled 'Empowering Communities: The Heart of Malaria Control'. Convened by Novartis, this workshop brings together national and international malaria leaders to discuss key topics and challenges.
27 Jun 2012 15:07
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.
12 Jun 2012 14:00
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.
11 Jun 2012 11:52
Support for International Change (SIC), a Tanzania-based organisation and petroleum company, Engen, have partnered together to help drive its awareness campaign to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS and also to empower rural communities.
21 Feb 2012 10:33
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) regrets the decision of the Office for Supervising the Affairs of Foreign Agencies of the Harakat Al-Shabaab Al Mujahideen to terminate the agreement under which the ICRC was allowed to deliver emergency food aid in Al-Shabaab administered areas of Somalia.
6 Feb 2012 12:50
Chikondi Chiumia of Alliance Media Malawi, a Blantyre-based billboard and airport advertising company which is part of the Alliance Media group, says that they have decided to support the Kachanga school because they operate the airport advertising concession at Blantyre's Chileka International Airport.
By Gregory Gondwe, Lilongwe, Malawi, Issued by Alliance Media 21 Nov 2011 11:26
Artist Project Earth (APE) will present 'A Climate Change Concert for East Africa' as part of the COP17 conference which will take place on Sunday 4 December 2011 at the Durban beachfront, KwaZula-Natal, South Africa from 3pm and will continue until the early evening.
16 Nov 2011 13:10
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
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.
19 Sep 2011 14:46
Two Degrees Food, a social enterprise food company and Relief International, a global non-profit organisation in Somalia have partnered to launch a national Famine Relief Campaign o help children suffering from malnourishment in Somalia.
15 Sep 2011 11:47
In an expedition through Africa, sponsored by Gabriel, the shock absorber brand, Justin Patrick Brogan of Write to Zero Degrees will travel through 12 countries to distribute educational material and to encourage governments en route to give priority to education for children.
14 Sep 2011 08:44
After raising funds through different initiatives last month, Kenya Airways on Monday 5 September 2011 made a contribution towards the National Famine Relief.
6 Sep 2011 09:01
NEW YORK: The PepsiCo Foundation announced on Tuesday 16 August 2011 that it will contribute US$1 million to famine relief efforts in the Horn of Africa.
18 Aug 2011 11:55
kulula.com, in partnership with Interactive Africa flew 10.5 tons of aid to Somalia in a Boeing 737-200 on Friday 12 August 2011 and the SocInteract website has launched a way to for donors to support the relief programmes in Somalia, as the country faces one of its worst droughts in 60 years.
15 Aug 2011 08:12
In response to recent reports by the United Nations on the famine crisis in Somalia, Vodacom launched earlier this week a donor relief campaign called "Relief for Somalia" that enables its customers to donate via SMS.
2 Aug 2011 10:39
Engen has contributed US$250,000 towards a new school that has been built in Cibitoke Province, Burundi. The school was presented to Burundi's people at a ceremony recently attended by the president of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza and the governor of Cibitoke Province, Nsabimana Anselme.
9 Jun 2011 10:38
The Football for Hope Centre in Kenya was officially opened early this month with a further six, as part of the 20 Centres for 2010 campaign, on the cards in the next four to five months for Namibia, Mali, Rwanda, Ghana, Lesotho and South Africa.
13 Sep 2010 10:51
The Loerie Awards has announced the entrants for the inaugural Ubuntu Award. The Ubuntu Award, sponsored by Hetzner, aims to recognise the positive influence of brands on the social and physical environment.
13 Aug 2010 07:49
Following Nedbank's announcement in September 2009 of its commitment to work towards carbon neutrality, it announced on 13 July 2010 that it has achieved this goal.
15 Jul 2010 09:19
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