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Date: 10 Oct 2014
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Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Kaelo Engage expands into Kenya, launches Maisha-Bora
Kaelo Engage expands into Kenya, launches Maisha-Bora

Kaelo Engage has expanded into East Africa with the opening of a new division in Nairobi, Kenya and the launch of Maisha-Bora, a multimedia platform showcasing corporate social responsibility projects...

30 Sep 2014 12:11

Fourth Kids of Africa 'Run for Fun' event next month
Fourth Kids of Africa 'Run for Fun' event next month

Sunday, 5 October 2014, will see the fourth Kids of Africa 'Run for Fun' event take place in an aim to raise funds and also to celebrate its ninth anniversary...

9 Sep 2014 13:29

Imperial Health Sciences 'adopts' Kenyan children's home
Imperial Health Sciences 'adopts' Kenyan children's home

Imperial Health Sciences recently 'adopted' Saidia Furaha, a non-governmental organisation that runs the small children's home situated in Kitengela, just on the outskirts of Nairobi, as well as a number of community outreach programmes.

10 Apr 2014 14:44

Vijay Sai Pratap
The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014 14:00

Airtel Tanzania once again sponsor for Mwanamakuka Awards
Airtel Tanzania once again sponsor for Mwanamakuka Awards

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

Translators without Borders ups humanitarian aid in Africa
Translators without Borders ups humanitarian aid in Africa

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

African philanthropists push for prosperity
African philanthropists push for prosperity

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

Mobile Money fundraising platform launched
Mobile Money fundraising platform launched

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

Run for fun with Kids of Africa
Run for fun with Kids of Africa

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

Ugandan students take part in MTN's Y'ello Care aptitude tests
Ugandan students take part in MTN's Y'ello Care aptitude tests

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

Orange African Social Venture Prize returns in 2013
Orange African Social Venture Prize returns in 2013

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

A better future for young Tanzanians

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

TCCC celebrates Global Handwashing Day
TCCC celebrates Global Handwashing Day

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 houses fail to popularise national anthem
Media houses fail to popularise national anthem

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

Canon launches filmmaking clubs in Kenya
Canon launches filmmaking clubs in Kenya

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, GSMA to empower small-holder Kenyan farmers
Airtel, GSMA to empower small-holder Kenyan farmers

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 to support young entrepreneurs
Mara Foundation to support young entrepreneurs

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

Novartis Malaria Initiative to tackle malaria in Africa
Novartis Malaria Initiative to tackle malaria in Africa

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 and DStv to launch African football show
Airtel Africa and DStv to launch African football show

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

Loeries Ubuntu Award still open for entries
Loeries Ubuntu Award still open for entries

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, Engen partner to fight HIV/AIDS

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

ICRC remains committed to helping Somalis

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

Alliance Media Malawi has donated computers and ICT training sessions to the Kachanga School - Alliance Media
Alliance Media Malawi has donated computers and ICT training sessions to the Kachanga School

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

COP17: Artists Project Earth presents concert
COP17: Artists Project Earth presents concert

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

How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news - Bizcommunity.com
How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news

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

Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters - Bizcommunity.com
Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters

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

2011 DStv Eutelsat Star Awards announce winners
2011 DStv Eutelsat Star Awards announce winners

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

New national famine relief campaign launched

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

Expedition to promote education across Africa

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

Kenya Airways contributes to National Famine Relief
Kenya Airways contributes to National Famine Relief

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

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