Africa is "on the move and on the rise", with communities coming together to resolve their problems and offer mutual support, United Nations secretary-general António Guterres said.
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Humanity is living in the fourth industrial revolution, the age where we create more value using less effort within a wider scope with more reliance on technology. Evidently, all we do - basic living, communication and even trade - is being digitally disrupted.
Anita Amorighoye 2 days ago
For the first time, the African Development Bank has released summaries of the African Economic Outlook (AEO), its main flagship report, in the three African languages of Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili. These three languages are among the most widely spoken by over 300 million Africans.
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This week saw the unveiling of the Africa Halal Week Film and Media programme during Cape Town International Film Market and Festival. The programme, tailored toward attracting more Muslim producers and filmmakers and fostering relationships between local producers and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions, is focused around joint discussions as to how Cape Town and the Western Cape can better position itself as a Muslim-friendly film and media destination.
3 days ago
Generation Z: The generational cohort born between 1997 and 2010. In South Africa, Generation Z is also known as the "Born Free" generation.
Bronwyn Williams 3 days ago
African nation brands advance in brand value, with six out of the world's 10 fastest-growing coming from the continent, according to the African Lions Roar Brand Finance Nation Brands report released last week.
16 Oct 2018
In response to the needs of both buyers and sellers of content from Africa and the Middle East, DISCOP Markets has launched a digital catalogue so trade in content can take place online.
16 Oct 2018
With smartphone penetration in Africa, the digital services explosion, as well as the Data Sovereignty law - the data centre industry is poised to become one of the pillars of African economic development.
16 Oct 2018
Vewd and iflix, the entertainment service for emerging markets, have collaborated to make iflix accessible on millions of Vewd enabled devices.
Yuveshen Darmalingum 15 Oct 2018
As part of Spotify's newest Global Cultures initiative, designed to promote and bring to the surface culturally diverse music, Spotify today announced the launch of Afro Hub. Spotify's vision for Global Cultures is to connect audiences, bringing cultures from around the world into your playlist, opening a lens into fresh parts of the world.
5 Oct 2018
The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) has announced influential South African film duo Faith Isiakpere and Firdoze Bulbulia as its new CEO and festival director respectively.
5 Oct 2018
Young people are lonelier than all other age groups, according to recent findings from the BBC Loneliness Experiment. In a survey of more than 55,000 people, 40% of 16- to 24-year-olds reported feeling lonely often or very often. This trend for high youth loneliness has also been captured in other national surveys by the Office for National Statistics in 2017 and the Eden Project in 2015.
Rebecca Nowland 5 Oct 2018
The 2018 Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival will be held across Johannesburg from 24-29 September 2018. The annual Beats Programme will take place at the Tshimologong Precinct in Braamfontein over the six days.
26 Sep 2018