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Glo launches in Ghana

Nigerian telecommunications company, Glo officially launched in Ghana on 30 April 2012. Glo's launch has been a long time coming and henceforth, all 1.5 million Ghanaians who successfully reserved 023-3 and 023-5 Glo numbers can go to any of the 25 GloWorld Shops across the country to activate them...

Looking for African women leaders

The Kuwa Ajabu Foundation ("be extraordinary") is a non-profit organisation which empowers and builds sustainable capacity in the form of job creation for young, unemployed people across Africa. Affiliate partners include the UN, Women In Finance, Menprow and the fully black-owned Blue Rain...

US mobile operator gears up for 2010, Africa

Earlier this week, the US-based SMSStreamer.mobi brand by Cole Solutions began operating in the local market, with a promise to help make next year's FIFA World Cup a success by delivering quality 2010 content. It will soon launch a mobile service that is essentially the SMS version of social...

Journalists in exile

Over the past six years, the Committee to Protect Journalists has documented 243 cases of journalists who have been forced to flee their home country to avoid harassment and imprisonment. On average, three journalists a month make this escape, with less than 15% of them ever seeing home again....

R1 million giveaway marks end of Africa tour

Metro FM celebrated its twentieth birthday last week by giving R1 million to lucky listener Neelen Jeffries from Eesterus in the east of Pretoria at Maropeng, The Cradle of Humankind. The party brought to a close the station's "I Am An African" tour, in which it broadcast from 11 countries in 20...

Ghana gets iBurst

South African iBurst users are now able to roam in Ghana and vice versa, since the recent launch by Infinite Stream Ghana in collaboration with BusyInternet. iBurst will initially only be available in the capital city of Accra (Osu, Airport area, Kaneshie, Ring Road Central, Accra Central). The new...

SABC Africa backs Pan African Show at Nokia Cape Town Fashion Week

SABC Africa is the main broadcast sponsor for this year's Pan African show at the annual Nokia Cape Town Fashion show this week. "We are particularly excited that people in the African continent will get a chance to witness what is being showcased in one of the most prestigious fashion shows in...

World Cup on radio

Can't get to a television to watch World Cup Soccer? The SABC, as the official radio broadcaster will be offering live, ball by ball coverage across 12 SABC radio stations: Thobela FM; Phalaphala FM; Motsweding FM; Ligwalagwala FM; Ikwekwezi FM; Ukhozi FM; Lesedi FM; Radio 2000; SAfm; RSG; Umhlobo...

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