Eight African startups and organisations have been named among the 2015 Nominet Trust 100 (NT100), a global celebration of the most inspiring uses...
By Tom Jackson 10 Dec 2015
Google South Africa has launched Google for Nonprofits in South Africa, Kenya and Botswana...
3 Sep 2015
Following the 2014 MTN Kampala Marathon which attracted over 20,000 participants, MTN Uganda and its partners including Huawei Uganda, New Vision, Rwenzori Water and Stanbic Bank handed over the UShs. 450 million...
9 Apr 2015
Tech manufacturer Intel donated 30 computers to nine girls' school in the country in as part of the International Women's Day celebrations...
9 Mar 2015
Philips has launched its 'Gift of Light' campaign during the festive season, enabling the public to make a donation from as little as R300 to provide a healthier and safer home environment for impoverished communities...
19 Dec 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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