Magna Carta wins Africa PR Consultancy of the year...
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Magna Carta wins Africa PR Consultancy of the year...
Nurturing and encouraging a different way of thinking by Africa's thought leaders - and about Africa by the rest of the world - was emphasised...
International Telecommunications Week earlier this month brought together Africa's leading wholesale carriers, mobile network operators, global service providers and content distribution companies...
Ericsson and Rwanda Government collaborate on financial inclusion...
Even though most African countries face similar health and developmental challenges, researchers work in silos...
Pulitzer play on DRC civil war takes to the stage at the Wits Theatre...
29 Apr 2016
Tributes pour in for iconic African artist and musician Papa Wemba...
28 Apr 2016
The mobile market in the DRC is undergoing significant growth and is currently the largest mobile market in Central and West Africa, after Nigeria...
22 Apr 2016
Orange and Millicom signed an agreement leading to Orange's acquisition of Millicom's operations in the DRC ("Tigo DRC")...
10 Feb 2016
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo's government to close two privately owned news channels...
8 Feb 2016
The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...
15 Sep 2015
Although the government of the DRC has included provisions for digital infrastructure development as part of their 2012-16 plans, the private sector is where the developmental race is really happening...
14 Apr 2015
The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014
As the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) celebrates its 25th year honouring courageous women journalists around the world, it has announced the recipients of its 2014 Courage in Journalism Award.
16 May 2014
My Africa Marketing Consulting has selected a Z-CARD as the marketing tool for its client, Rawbank, to launch its new prepaid debit card in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
1 Apr 2014
Independent telecoms towers company Helios Towers Africa (HTA), with operations in Ghana, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has achieved the internationally recognised OSHAS 18001 standard in the DRC.
26 Mar 2014
KIGALI, RWANDA: It's a scene any visitor would be surprised to see deep in central Africa: a tech-savvy consumer sitting in a restaurant and surfing a broadband connection with a smartphone, tablet and laptop.
22 Oct 2013
Reporters Without Borders condemns a decision on 1 June by the High Council for Freedom of Communication (CLSC), the Republic of Congo's media regulator, to suspend three independent Brazzaville-based newspapers - L'Observateur, Talassa and Le Trottoir - for four months for publishing "seditious articles."
4 Jun 2013
Fighting between M23 rebels and government forces has intensified near Goma, the capital of the eastern province of Nord-Kivu, since 20 May 2013. As well as causing new civilian casualties, the clashes and the actions of some rebels are endangering many journalists and the availability of diverse, freely-reported news and information.
28 May 2013
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013
Orange has announced the launch of its operations under the Orange brand in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, giving a new dynamic to operations marketed until now under the CCT brand.
6 Dec 2012
Three journalists from Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and Ghana were, on Wednesday, 17 October 2012, recognised for their high quality programs that contribute to peace in Africa. The competition was organised by Search for Common Ground's Radio for Peacebuilding Africa Project (RPBA).
Caesar Abangirah 19 Oct 2012
South African Tourism (SAT) plans to open a regional office in Nairobi during the 2013-2014 financial year, South African Tourism director for Domestic, Africa and Middle East, Phumi Ndlomo has disclosed.
11 Sep 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
RNW [Radio Netherlands Worldwide] works together with correspondents around the world. Some of these journalists work in countries where press freedom is severely restricted. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, it's not just the state authorities who hamper reporters, but anyone who feels he/she has some sort of power. And a journalist is a good target for anyone wanting to fill his/her own pocket.
Elles van Gelder 30 Jul 2012
Government authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested three Ugandan journalists for allegedly entering the country without proper documents and permission.
17 Jul 2012
Airtel, reportedly the largest telecom network in DRC, is the first operator to be visited by the newly appointed telecommunications and ICT minister in the country, Tryphon Kin-Kiey Mulumba. The visit was part of the minister's familiarisation program to understand the realities that the telecom operators are dealing with in the country.
31 May 2012
Journaliste en Danger (JED) welcomes the 26 May 2012 release of Radio Liberté journalist Pili Pili Kasaï. Military officials also returned the station's equipment, including its transmitter, in a move that signals the probable lifting of the station's suspension in the near future. Radio Liberté is a privately-owned Butembo-based station.
30 May 2012
Helios Towers Africa (HTA), the independent telecoms towers operator in Africa, has announced the appointment of Philippe Loridon as CEO of its subsidiary in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
12 Apr 2012
Vodacom has been been ordered to pay a politically connected fixer US$21m (R159m) this week by a court in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), but the episode could end up costing the mobile operator almost twice that amount.
19 Mar 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has launched its 2012 Mobile News Grants and Training Scheme, providing newspaper companies in Sub-Saharan Africa an opportunity to develop or expand their mobile platforms.
13 Mar 2012
KINSHASA, DRC: Only two months after its creation, the Congolese media regulation body, CSAC, is already in the firing line of press freedom activists. The nongovernmental organisation, Journalist in Danger (JED) has called for its immediate abolition.
Patou Nsimba 13 Jan 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011
As the Democratic Republic of Congo's 28 November election date draws closer, intimidation of journalists is escalating. NGOs Reporters Without Borders and Journaliste en Danger are sufficiently concerned about the situation to write an open letter to officials, asking them to secure the safety of journalists during the election.
Theresa Mallinson 7 Nov 2011
Airtel and the Republic of Congo, yesterday, 25 October 2011, took a step towards building, what is reported to be the largest 3G network across Africa, by announcing the launch of a 3,75G platform in the country.
26 Oct 2011