Last week saw the announcement of a major new award, the Mabati-Cornell Kiswahili Prize for African Literature, at the Ake Art & Books Festival in Abeokuta, Nigeria.
24 Nov 2014 13:50
PromaxBDA Africa, which brings creatives together to explore thought-leadership, technology and the latest developments in the media marketing sector, took place on 21 November at the Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg. Congratulations to all the winners!
24 Nov 2014 13:12
The Ericsson Mobility Report Q3 shows that African mobile subscriptions are at 880 million.
24 Nov 2014 12:40
A new Arab Advisors Group survey of Egypt's mobile application users was concluded in November 2014 revealing that the young dominate the ranks of mobile app users in Egypt with 75% of adult mobile apps users in Egypt are younger than 34 years of age.
24 Nov 2014 12:02
The 2014 Brand Africa 100 rankings of the most admired and most valuable brands in sub-Saharan Africa were released today at the Nairobi Stock Exchange in Kenya. MTN topped the list as the Most Admired and Most Valuable African Brand.
21 Nov 2014 13:34
In an effort to provide viable communications between the main island of Seychelles (Mahe) and 12 neighbouring, smaller islands, Cable & Wireless Seychelles (CWS) required a reliable and efficient network solution that would include fibre restoration for back-up, and internet service with additional back-up for their key customers.
21 Nov 2014 10:32
Vodafone and Afrimax Group have announced a framework agreement in sub-Saharan Africa, as well as a new Partner Market agreement in Uganda.
20 Nov 2014 15:13
In an aim to target Nigeria's youth, Access Bank Plc has launched AccelerateTV, a social interaction platform which delivers creative content ranging from information and entertainment articles to videos, fashion trends and real-time reportage of the latest world trends.
20 Nov 2014 14:49
Founded in the UK and headquartered in Cape Town, the 'Gateway to Africa', the next step for Bluegrass Digital was always into central Africa. They identified Nigeria, now recognised as the largest economy in Africa with a population of 173.6 million and a GDP of 521.8 billion USD, as a firm platform from which to launch their expansion into Africa.
Issued by Bluegrass Digital 20 Nov 2014 12:34
More Africans have access to cell phone networks than basic services like tap water and education, according to a survey released on Wednesday, 19 November 2014. According to polling group Afrobarometer, 93% of African communities had mobile phone coverage, while access to critical sewerage infrastructure languished at 28%.
20 Nov 2014 12:34
On Friday, 31 October the Joe Public team moved into new premises on Main Road, Bryanston. But that's not the only great growth the agency's seen this year...
By Leigh Andrews 20 Nov 2014 08:00
Luxury inbound travel operator Safari365, in partnership with Cape Town Twitter celebrity James Costello (@jamescapetown), has launched a pro-African, pro-travel social media campaign titled #BeEbolaSmart, in an aim to alleviate fears and sensationalism regarding the current Ebola outbreak.
17 Nov 2014 07:32