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SA, Botswana agree to work on digital migration
SA, Botswana agree to work on digital migration

PRETORIA: With the imminent International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline, South Africa and Botswana have agreed to cooperate in mitigating cross border radio frequency spectrum interference...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 25 May 2015 15:05

Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns
Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns

Nigeria's biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation.

25 May 2015 14:40

Uganda: And the 2015 ICT gurus are...
Uganda: And the 2015 ICT gurus are...

The fifth edition of the Annual Communications Innovation Awards (ACIA) took place last Friday evening at the Sheraton Kampala hotel.

By Samson Baranga 25 May 2015 12:09

Technology paints a brighter future for Africa
Technology paints a brighter future for Africa

Turning tales of hardship into progress, passionate Africans innovatively use technology to improve life on the continent, fuelling future human progress and development especially on the continent's hard-hit rural areas where access to electricity, clean water and landlines is still a luxury.

By Amr Shady 25 May 2015 11:49

Modernising local economies important for Africa's future
Modernising local economies important for Africa's future

With Africa's population set to triple by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people's living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015, released at the African Development Bank Group's 50th Annual Meetings.

25 May 2015 11:21

Happy Africa Day, Africa
Happy Africa Day, Africa

As we celebrate Africa Day, it's also important that we take pride in that our continent is on the move. Peace largely prevails in Africa. Extreme poverty is declining. Income is rising and there are inroads against deadly diseases.

By Thato Nhlapo, Issued by Africa Media Warehouse 25 May 2015 11:12

Female journalists seek protection
Female journalists seek protection

Journalists in Liberia have mandated the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) to work with all media institutions in the country to ensure access and apply gender media policy.

25 May 2015 09:53

DSTV extends SABC news channel into Africa
DSTV extends SABC news channel into Africa

MultiChoice is extending the footprint of the South African public broadcaster's 24-hour TV news channel, SABC News, (DStv 404) on its DStv satellite pay-TV platform to the rest of the continent.

By Thinus Ferreira 25 May 2015 09:42

Digitisation - ZTV blackout looms
Digitisation - ZTV blackout looms

Zimbabwe will likely miss the June 17 International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline to migrate from analogue to digital television broadcasting, media analysts have warned.

25 May 2015 09:31

Nigerian business owners meet to promote entrepreneurship
Nigerian business owners meet to promote entrepreneurship

ABUJA, NIGERIA: Over 1000 carefully selected entrepreneurs made up of young business owners residing in Nigeria and in the Diaspora will be meeting at the NAF Conference Centre in Abuja on 3-4 August for the debut of the highly anticipated Young Nigerians CEO's Conference and Exhibition 2015.

25 May 2015 09:08

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa

On Thursday, 21 May 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) was joined by Gerhard De Kock, Business Development Manager for Digicape, to talk about the iBeacon product called Beamo.

22 May 2015 09:45

We are because of PR - Bizcommunity.com
We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

DFM announces selected African projects at Cannes
DFM announces selected African projects at Cannes

At the networking function held at the South Africa Pavilion at the Cannes International Film Festival on 19 May, the Durban FilmMart (DFM) announced its selection for the sixth DFM show in Durban on 17 to 20 July 2015.

21 May 2015 08:59