Partnerships giving Africa a new look
Partnerships giving Africa a new look

The private sector in Africa is playing a crucial role in the continent's economic development - more than it did a decade ago.

8 hours ago

Bruno Witvoet, Unilever Africa president and Mechell Chetty, Unilever vice president for HR, Africa, at the opening of Unilever’s new Africa hub.
Unilever's brand plan to grow business across Africa

Multinational Unilever has launched an Africa hub in Johannesburg, South Africa, as part of its ongoing drive to grow its business of iconic brands across the African continent.

16 hours ago

Henri Konan Bédié bridge, Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Credit: ppp.gouv.ci.
Partnerships at work in Africa

The construction of a liquefied natural gas terminal in Ghana to support power generation in the Kpone Power Enclave in the port city of Tema, near Accra, is reawakening hopes of an end to the energy crisis that has plagued the country in recent years.

1 day ago

UN and AU-led project to document Africa's liberation history
UN and AU-led project to document Africa's liberation history

DODOMA, Tanzania - Africa's liberation history is to be documented in a project endorsed by the United Nations and the African Union and has a potential to strengthen “people to people” cooperation using history and culture.

1 day ago

Powerpuff Girls get an African connection
Powerpuff Girls get an African connection

South African entertainer and musician Toya Delazy will voice a new Powerpuff Girl for Cartoon Network Africa when the five-part special premieres in October.

1 day ago

Kwesè TV secures BBC content deal
Kwesè TV secures BBC content deal

BBC Worldwide has announced that it has concluded its first content sales deal with new pan-African broadcast network Kwesè TV, a subsidiary of Econet Media.

1 day ago

African music producers stake claim with DISCORE
African music producers stake claim with DISCORE

DISCOP has announced a new programme, DISCORE, that will bring the world of African music production closer to the film, television, digital content markets.

1 day ago

Paul Gabriel.
New economic giants rising in Africa

Economic, political or security risks have seen Africa's traditional economic giants, Egypt, Nigeria and South Africa, experience turbulent times, which have allowed other economies to emerge and take centre stage.

15 Sep 2017

The anatomy of a creative concept
The anatomy of a creative concept

The human body does not live in isolation. It is a well-oiled machine, consisting of intense streams of information relayed between muscles, veins, and nerves. A densely designed system, whether by the hand of science or a higher spiritual being, it is always moving forward in a perpetual flux of progress. Growth, procreation and survival are its main reasons for existence. It is designed to exist. It is designed to serve a purpose. It is designed to be unique and functional.

By Peter Barnard 15 Sep 2017

Free mentorship and training for Africa's entrepreneurs
Free mentorship and training for Africa's entrepreneurs

The VC4Africa Startup Academy is designed to empower founders and entrepreneurs in Africa to take their business to the next level, as a free digital learning resource.

14 Sep 2017

Abidjan hosts major video-game festival
Abidjan hosts major video-game festival

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast: A major electronic and video game festival will take place in Ivory Coast, with 50,000 gamers expected at this unique e-sports tournament.

14 Sep 2017

On a scale of Coca-Cola to Pepsi: How to make your brand pop on social media
On a scale of Coca-Cola to Pepsi: How to make your brand pop on social media

According to the Content Marketing Institute's report for 2016, in the year 2016 content marketing was increasingly vital to brands. A massive 76 percent of brands relied on content marketing last year, 50 percent of brands increased their budget for content. These stats only show what we already know, that if your brand isn't on social, is it even a real? What these stats also mean is that brands have to gravitate towards engaging their consumers online because that's where millions of people (read potential customers and clients) are.

By Babalwa Nyembezi 13 Sep 2017

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Young African filmmaking talent showcased at festival

The Africa in Motion Film Festival, which showcases the work of young African filmmaking talent, has announced the final short lists of its annual Short Film Competition.

13 Sep 2017