The ZIFF Ladima Adiaha Award for New Moon.
Developing Africa's women filmmakers

The development and recognition of women within the film industry was a reoccurring theme throughout both ZIFF and the inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar, as African women topped the winners lists, dominating many of the top categories.

7 hours ago

Africa.com buys iAfrica
Africa.com buys iAfrica

The acquisition by media conglomerate Africa.com of South Africa's iAfrica.com news portal is set to increase news coverage and enhance user experience of the brand across the continent.

9 hours ago

Alliance Media Mozambique awarded for excellence in OOH
Alliance Media Mozambique awarded for excellence in OOH

Alliance Media Mozambique is honoured to have been awarded the PMR (Professional Management Review) Golden Arrow Award.

Issued by Alliance Media 9 hours ago

Secrets of a successful digital marketing strategy
Secrets of a successful digital marketing strategy

What is your company doing to increase its revenue? Tweeting a few times, a day? Doing promotions? Improving your product? All of this is important and can contribute to increasing your company's revenue. However, if it is not complemented by a coordinated digital marketing strategy it is unlikely to generate the results you are looking for.

By Roy Morrison 10 hours ago

Brands encouraged to rebrand to dotAfrica domain names
Brands encouraged to rebrand to dotAfrica domain names

The .africa (dotAfrica) gTLD offers a unique opportunity to individuals, governments, companies and others to associate their products, services and information with the continent and people of Africa. As major brands like Absa register, use and promote .africa (dotAfrica) domain names, the effect on commerce, education, health and other sectors will no doubt be profound as Africans use their new domain to unite the continent's internet community.

1 day ago

Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards
Startups invited to apply for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards

Startups have been invited to apply for the fourth annual AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa.

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

AfricaCom.
AfricaCom 2018 launches conference, expos

Shaping Africa's future is what the mega-AfricaCom event comprising dozens of different conference tracks and exhibitions aims to do each year. This year, AfricaCom turns 21 and is launching several new features to celebrate.

1 day ago

AGOA must support AfCFTA
AGOA must support AfCFTA

The Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) remains critical in developing regional value chains in Africa, especially as the core objective of African countries is to move away from exporters of primary products and move up the value chain.

1 day ago

Africa needs to build its statistical capacity
Africa needs to build its statistical capacity

Investing in data for the full implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development goals was crucial if the continent is to achieve the goal of leaving no-one behind. High quality data is crucial for the success of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, said Economic Commission for Africa's Tinfissi Joseph Ilboudo, at High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) 2018.

13 Jul 2018

The future of retail: Clicks, bricks and data-driven insights
The future of retail: Clicks, bricks and data-driven insights

Over the last 15 years, technology has reshaped the face of global retail. With billions of people spending more time online each day, the way we buy things has evolved. Hundreds of billions of dollars of spending have shifted from physical shops to the web and mobile devices.

By Sarah Quinlan 13 Jul 2018

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Akon's building a Senegalese 'smart city' with his cryptocurrency 'Akoin'

An announcement you may have missed from Cannes Lions: There's a new cryptocurrency soon to be launched, but it won't be taking its name from any memes or computer jargon. Instead, it'll be launched by Senegalese musician Akon.

By Andy Walker 28 Jun 2018

This is why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers
This is why Silicon Valley is decamping to Algiers

The value of venture capital investment is said to be fuelling Africa's emerging technology landscape. Whilst Kenya's Silicon Savannah ecosystem has been at the forefront of the narrative over the past decade, the rise of infrastructure development opportunities within Northern Africa has become an increasingly attractive proposition to the Silicon Valley investment community.

27 Jun 2018

Durban Film Mart.
Support for African women filmmakers

CaribbeanTales and the Durban FilmMart are presenting the second year of CineFAM - Africa, an accelerator program for African women filmmakers, which encourages filmmakers to seek out co-production opportunities through the Canadian co-production film treaty.

21 Jun 2018