Mobile microfinance is liberating many of the world's poor, as service providers successfully facilitate financial inclusion.
26 Nov 2015 08:35
The winners of the Nigeria Technology Awards 2015 have been announced. The event took place at the Ace-Olivia Hall, City Mall, Lagos, Nigeria on 21 November, 2015.
25 Nov 2015 12:49
On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 26 November 2015, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding starts the show by taking a closer look at the Bookmarks 2016 Awards, the change in categories for next year's awards and what you need to know about the entries and judging.
25 Nov 2015 11:15
Facebook and Jumia Nigeria partnered to host the first 'Boost Your Business' event in Nigeria last Thursday, 19 November, at the Landmark Event Centre. More than 500 Nigerian entrepreneurs gathered to network, hear about marketing best practices, and learn about how they can use Facebook and Jumia to grow their businesses.
25 Nov 2015 10:27
The New African magazine has named the annual '100 Most Influential Africans of 201', which is dominated by Nigerians.
25 Nov 2015 10:19
TechSoup, which operates a fully global technology philanthropy programme, TechSoup.Global, has extended its reach in Africa from 4 to 54 countries. It will expand the reach and benefits of the programme to 236 countries and territories.
24 Nov 2015 13:36
Will the 2015 Annual AdFocus Award African agency network of the year accolade go to Ogilvy & Mather Africa, Publicis Africa Group, Burson-Marsteller Africa, Dentsu Aegis Network or TBWA\? It's anyone's guess!
By Leigh Andrews 24 Nov 2015 12:00
The latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index (Q3) shows a varied view for sub-Saharan Africa as despite it having increased by five points in Ghana (99) in the third quarter, it decreased five points in Nigeria (127), the first decline since inception of the CCI in quarter 3 of 2014. Confidence also declined five points in South Africa to 82. In contrast, Kenyan consumers are feeling markedly more optimistic in comparison to the previous quarter as reflected by the five point increase in Kenya's CCI to 117, compared to 112 in Q2 2015.
Issued by Nielsen 24 Nov 2015 09:11
Orange announced the winners of the 2015 Orange African Social Venture Prize during the AfricaCom Awards ceremony held in Cape Town. For the fifth year in a row, the Orange Group is recognising three innovative projects that are set to stimulate development in Africa. The prize aims to encourage entrepreneurs as they launch initiatives using technology to meet the needs of people living in Africa.
23 Nov 2015 12:06
It seems everyone has access to the internet these days, especially with the proliferation of mobile phones locally, but as many as 60% of people around the world still don't have regular access to the World Wide Web. Here's how we can overcome this.
By Leigh Andrews 23 Nov 2015 12:00
Mozambique will experience Black Friday on 27 November for 18 hours. It is the largest, and sometimes, most crazy online shopping day of the year.
23 Nov 2015 11:39
Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA) announced the creation of a $1m fund to build capacity for civil society community media organisations in three countries - Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa - who are working to advance a deeper understanding of business and financial journalism, social justice, innovation and data to support transparency, accountability and good governance across Africa.
23 Nov 2015 11:30
FCB has announced that it would be restructuring its business on the continent and as a result of this FCB South Africa has been renamed FCB Africa and its affiliates on the continent would be rebranded to include FCB in their names.
By Danette Breitenbach 20 Nov 2015 08:08