Giving Africa the power it needs
Giving Africa the power it needs

The digital revolution is upon us globally and this can either empower or disempower Africa, depending on access. There is certainly a great need and desire to bring technological advancement to Africa, but does the infrastructure exist to support this?

By Graeme Pitt 14 hours ago

Smart cities for Africa
Smart cities for Africa

The convergence of infrastructure, analytics and communications to enable smart city development has no greater potential than in Africa, where a focus on resource efficiency and productivity will guide the continent's current and future growth.

By Webb Meko 20 hours ago

Eliska the Rhino
DHL delivers black rhino Eliska to Africa

DHL provided a dedicated Boeing 757-200 freighter to transport a female eastern black rhino, named Eliska, from the Czech Republic to a Tanzanian sanctuary as part of a conservation project.

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#MobileFocus: IoT to dominate connected devices by 2018

Ericsson released its latest Mobility Report this month, June 2016, and predicts that the Internet of Things (IoT) will outstrip mobile phones as the "largest category of connected devices" by 2018.

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Dell, Microsoft launch online platform supporting global startups, hubs
Dell, Microsoft launch online platform supporting global startups, hubs

A partnership between Dell, Microsoft, Capital Factory and 1776 has announced the launch of international startup platform Union, aimed at supporting the next billion entrepreneurs by supporting and connecting them and removing barriers to innovation regardless of location.

By Tom Jackson 21 hours ago

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Intra-African broadband terrestrial infrastructure

The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Infrastructure and Energy Department, in collaboration with the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology of Kenya, has launched the Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa.

1 day ago

Humanitarian media journal for Africa
Humanitarian media journal for Africa

Perspective Publications, a South African company, has launched the first in a global series of quarterly journals covering humanitarian-related news on issues impacting the continent of Africa.

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Editors of Zambian newspaper arrested

Zambian police said they had arrested two senior editors of the country's largest independent newspaper that was shut last week over alleged unpaid tax.

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Infrastructure development opportunities in Kenya

Research and consulting specialists Africa House will lead a high-level business delegation to Kenya's Lamu region next month, to position South African business to take advantage of a projected development boom in the area.

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#MobileFocus: Mobile ads vulnerable to adblocking
#MobileFocus: Mobile ads vulnerable to adblocking

Ads on mobile apps and the mobile web can now be blocked, and research shows 20 million smartphone users worldwide are doing just that.

By Dr Johnny Ryan 1 day ago

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 179: Terry Murphy and the Shopper Path to Purchase 2016
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 179: Terry Murphy and the Shopper Path to Purchase 2016

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 30 June 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding takes a look at the upcoming Marketing Mix Conference, Shopper Path to Purchase 2016 event happening on 20 and 21 July at the Bryanston Country Club in Johannesburg.

1 day ago

Nicole Biondi
Six lessons in storytelling

Storytelling as an art form is ancient, part of what makes us human. As the world shifts to all things digital, our storytelling has adapted, but remains an effective tool for marketing and building brands. For tourism professionals, storytelling can be incorporated all the time as a means of reaching visitors and potential visitors. Here are some pointers for creating productive narratives:

By Nicole Biondi 2 days ago

Attree
Content strategy for the future

Melissa Attree, director of content strategy at Ogilvy & Mather SA, recently took time out of her busy schedule to host an informal training session with Bizcommunity's content team on content strategy for the future.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago