On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Wendy van Schalkwyk...
23 Jun 2016
More than 30 African countries will be represented at the Innovation Africa summit taking place in Kenya in September, allowing industry leaders and investors to engage in pre-scheduled meetings with ministers and officials...
AfricanBrains 17 Jun 2016
A mobile health project in Rwanda is saving the lives of babies and their mothers...
24 May 2016
Over the last 12 months, there has been a 16% increase in ransomware attacks...
20 May 2016
Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training...
12 May 2016
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has enthusiastically endorsed the 6th Innovation Africa Summit to take place from 20-22 September at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya...
AfricanBrains 4 May 2016
Caterpillar announced that it has launched the pilot-phase of the Technicians for Africa Project, an e-learning website for people who aspire to become a technician in Nigeria, Mozambique and DR Congo...
27 Nov 2015
Education and ICT Ministers from a record-breaking 30 countries in Africa will be in attendance at this year's Innovation Africa Summit, taking place in Kampala, Uganda, from 30 September to 2 October...
African Brains 21 Aug 2015
Thirty-three Samsung Electronic staff volunteers have built houses and conducted IT training in the village of Kabwe, Zambia. They built two houses, donated 31 NotePCs, launched a Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS) and conducted IT training for teachers and students.
7 Aug 2015
Rwanda could soon be making use of the latest Internet technology to develop low cost sustainable solutions for numerous sectors and to address various development challenges...
Collins Mwai 27 May 2015
International telecommunications company Millicom has announced the launch of EduMe English in Rwanda, providing Tigo subscribers with an on demand or subscription service for learning...
Chris Udemans 10 Jul 2014
With the aim of reducing software costs to improve the quality of education in primary and secondary schools, Microsoft and the Rwanda Ministry of Education have joined forces, reports Ventures Africa.
11 Mar 2014
According to the International Data Corporation's (IDC) CY 2013 final results, Toshiba Gulf FZE is the number one vendor for Notebook market sales in East Africa including Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania.
11 Mar 2014
Regenesys and the Microsoft 4Afrika Youth Programme have announced the launch of 1,000 bursaries to be awarded to young African candidates as a part of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative.
10 Mar 2014
African EduWeek returns to Johannesburg from 10-11 July 2014 at the Sandton International Convention Centre and this year's theme is "Empowering teachers to deliver quality education everywhere".
10 Jan 2014
The UCT Graduate School of Business will be repeating its highly successful annual open day for potential students in Cape Town next month.
UCT Graduate School of Business 19 Aug 2013
The latest research by the African Management Institution (AMI) shows that the continent is severely lacking in managers with the skills to advance its economy.
UCT Graduate School of Business 19 Jul 2013
Amid continuing calls to increase primary school enrolment in Africa, a new report urges greater emphasis on the quality of what students learn. The Africa Progress Panel, a policy think tank chaired by Kofi Annan, former UN secretary-general, noted in September that "many of the children in school are receiving an education of such abysmal quality that they are learning very little."
Kingsley Ighobor 15 Apr 2013
Loerie entries are now open, and those that get their work in by 15 April 2013; get 10% off their entry fee. The final deadline for entries is 31 May and agencies or marketers throughout Africa and the Middle East can enter their work.
4 Apr 2013
No, the concepts of "tribalism", "gamification" and "engagement" aren't a promo for the latest computer game, but are in fact the trends that will characterise the way companies and consumers interact in 2013. The branding industry is constantly developing and. while the following trends are evolutions rather than dynamic, short-term changes, we believe there are 10 areas that will define the brandscape over the next year.
HKLM Exco Team 31 Jan 2013
Global electronics company, Samsung Electronics Ltd has sealed a pioneering partnership agreement with the Government of Rwanda geared at facilitating the rollout of information technology solutions.
30 Oct 2012
Offering free education, making it compulsory and supporting it politically has been the winning strategy behind Burundi's successful bid to ensure that virtually all children get a primary school education. In an interview with Africa Renewal, UNICEF's representative in Burundi, Johannes Wedenig, expatiates on government's positive role in this development.
Jocelyne Sambira 19 Oct 2012
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.
4 Sep 2012
The world has caught Olympic fever and South Africans are glued to their TV screens thanks to the likes of Chad Le Clos, Cameron van der Burgh and the lightweight men's four rowing team, who have bagged three gold medals at the London 2012 Games.
Donna Rachelson 8 Aug 2012
Transparency International and the hosts of the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference (15th IACC) invite young journalists working in the sub-Saharan Africa region to be part of the anti-corruption conference to be held in Brasilia, Brazil from 7-10 November 2012.
7 Aug 2012
AfricanBrains has announced that even more African Ministers of Education, ICT, Communications and Science & Technology have confirmed their attendance at the Innovation Africa Summit taking place in Cape Town this 5-7 October. The Summit promotes greater public private partnership in education, science and research in sub-Saharan Africa.
AfricanBrains 1 Aug 2012
Described as Africa's leading literary award, the 2012 Caine Prize for African Writing has been awarded to Nigerian Rotimi Babatunde for his short story entitled Bombay's Republic published in the Mirabilia Review.
3 Jul 2012