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
Engen Lesotho have contributed R100,000 sponsorship to the annual Morija Arts & Cultural Festival which runs until 6 October.
1 Oct 2013 10:27
LOS ANGELES, US / JOHANNESBURG, SA: The Los Angeles and Johannesburg-based DISCOP Organisation announced the launch of DISCOPRO.
9 Sep 2013 12:16
This month of August marks women's month in South Africa. Alliance Media has taken this theme to Ghana where they are empowering young girls to overcome their challenges and live their dreams.
Issued by Alliance Media 16 Aug 2013 11:47
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
Alliance Media Botswana has partnered up with Stepping Stones International (SSI), a registered non-profit organisation in Botswana on the "It's All in the Bag" project. SSI implements an innovative, educational and psychosocial after school support and community outreach programme for orphaned and vulnerable adolescents aged 12 to 18+ and their caregivers.
Issued by Alliance Media 2 May 2013 11:55
SchoolMedia, which serves as a platform for organisations such as Rotary International to get its branding and messaging into schools in Southern Africa, has expanded provincially and into Botswana.
29 Mar 2013 11:00
Microsoft Corp have announced its ongoing commitment to driving opportunities for African youth through its YouthSpark initiative.
15 Feb 2013 10:41
As the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in 2015, The ONE Campaign, an international grassroots advocacy backed by more than 3 million members worldwide, is launching an initiative to make sure the world's poorest people have a say in the development of the next set of goals to eradicate extreme poverty.
31 Jan 2013 10:34
The ABN Education Trust sponsors students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds into financial journalism programs at WITS and the University of Johannesburg. The Trust was founded in 2011, by the co-founder and vice chairman of CNBC Africa, Rakesh Wahi.
8 Oct 2012 10:34
BENGUELA, ANGOLA: The Benguela Media Library with a capacity to attend 250 people simultaneously, was inaugurated Monday, by the Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos.
28 Aug 2012 14:06
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
MINI has announced that it will be the official vehicle sponsor of the 2012 Put Foot Rally crew, Shake & Bake, for their 17 day adventure through Africa.
28 May 2012 13:47
NEW YORK, US: The organisers say that 2011 was YoungGuns biggest year since the event started out recognising young talent in 2000, and once again, in an international competition against the world's best, South Africa showed it has what it takes to compete successfully.
13 Dec 2011 13:54
Legatum, a private international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, on Friday 9 December 2011, announced that Securico, a security group in Zimbabwe, had won the US$100 000 grand prize of the 2011 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship.
12 Dec 2011 08:47
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
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
Thirty journalists from across Malawi grouped together in Salima where they are undergoing training in reporting on diabetes and non-communicable diseases (NCD).
By Gregory Gondwe 26 Sep 2011 09:31
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
LONDON, UK: The School Enterprise Challenge is a global competition for schools in developing countries to establish new school-based enterprises, or to develop existing ones further. This is a fantastic opportunity to generate additional income for your school and by entering you stand a chance of winning a top prize of US$10 000!
15 Jun 2011 09:34
The MultiChoice Malawi on Wednesday 25 May 2011 celebrated the African Day in Lilongwe where guests were treated to different African dishes at Cross-Roads Hotel.
By Gregory Gondwe 26 May 2011 08:01
LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, the footage collection run by filmmakers, has opened its call for entries for the 2011 Framepool / LBB / FireFlies Challenge. This short-film competition is aimed at the world's directors who want to present their films to a highly prominent jury - while supporting a good cause.
30 Mar 2011 08:46
ENGLEWOOD, US: Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, in cooperation with its agents, has activated a limited-time "No Transfer Fee"* program for money-transfers sent to Japan from participating agent locations around the world.
18 Mar 2011 07:16
TOKYO, JAPAN: In light of the current situation in Japan, Tata Communications and the Westin Tokyo are committing their resources to support the community, by offering free use of their telepresence facilities from Japan.
18 Mar 2011 06:39
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The Rolex watch company of Geneva has announced the opening of applications to the 2012 Rolex Awards for Enterprise. For more than three decades, this international philanthropic programme has honoured and supported pioneering individuals whose projects benefit their communities and the wider world.
18 Feb 2011 11:32
NEW YORK, US: As part of the ADC 90th Annual Awards celebration, the Art Directors Club is presenting its first annual ADC Designism Award, and has extended the deadline to 28 January.
26 Jan 2011 10:07
JOHANNESBURG: kulula has raised R1 million in aid of Food & Trees For Africa (FTFA), which aims to uplift communities across the Southern African region through its greening initiatives.
7 Jan 2011 11:16
MUMBAI, INDIAN: The arts and crafts industry in India employs 60 million children. Starved, tortured and abused, consumers are often unaware of the treatment to which these children are subjected.
29 Nov 2010 09:00
LONDON, UK: Graduate employer PwC working in partnership with Bright Futures have launched Business Champions, the ultimate business game, which gives students the opportunity to put their skills to the test and try their hand at becoming budding entrepreneurs.
12 Nov 2010 10:28
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