The Kenyan Film Classification Board (KFCB) has concluded a two week reciprocal study tour, hosted by the Film and Publication Board (FPB) of South Africa, to identify mutually beneficial activities for both countries, develop mechanisms and programs for content classification and regulation, and promote best practice.
13 hours ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Preparations are underway for the 10th African Development Forum (ADF) to be convened by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union and the African Development Bank.
17 hours ago
The African Union Commission (AUC) has announced Lagos State as the official Host City of the third edition of The All Africa Music Awards.
19 Aug 2016
By 6:30 am on 24 June, less than 12 hours after a successful referendum on Brexit (Britain's exit from the European Union), South Africa's currency, the rand, took the first blow. It plunged by almost 8% from R14.33 to R15.45 against the US dollar, its steepest single-day decline since the 2008 financial crisis. Brexit sent shock waves through the global markets, including those in Africa.
Amelia Tan 17 Aug 2016
RABAT, Morocco - Applications for Chevening Scholarships, the prestigious global scholarship programme of the UK government, are now open. The scholarship is open to students worldwide.
17 Aug 2016
LAGOS, NIGERIA: With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent.
Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016
ROME, Italy - FAO special ambassador: Zero Hunger Europe, Carlo Petrini, met with Gabriel Rugalema, FAO representative in Kenya, as part of his visit to the country earlier this month, aimed at building networks in Africa towards hunger eradication.
16 Aug 2016
KPMG disagrees with reports that SA has overtaken Nigeria as Africa's largest economy in dollar terms, saying the calculations behind this assertion are methodologically incorrect.
Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 16 Aug 2016