Finding ways to accelerate transformation in Africa
Finding ways to accelerate transformation in Africa

The Responsible Business Forum will bring more than 400 delegates from government, UN agencies, companies and NGOs to share their vision for an equitable and prosperous future in Africa at a summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, next week, 25-27 June 2018. The Forum will align with the African Union's Agenda 2063, a vision for an integrated and peaceful continent, a vision encompassed by the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's).

2 days ago

Mobile video service for Nigeria launched by media partners
Mobile video service for Nigeria launched by media partners

LAGOS, Nigeria - Kwesé iflix and 9mobile have launched a mobile video service in Nigeria which enables consumers to stream or download content.

3 days ago

Juliet Anammah, Jumia Nigeria CEO.
Building tomorrow's African e-commerce infrastructure

The chief executive officer of Jumia Nigeria, Juliet Anammah has revealed that the company's integrated and interconnected ecosystem across its 23 markets in Africa has helped to build a solid foundation for the company in Nigeria and across Africa.

3 days ago

Implement GDPR or organisations risk losing business
Implement GDPR or organisations risk losing business

For businesses around the world, including Africa, the implementation of the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is particularly pertinent. This is because the GDPR applies not only to all states in the EU, but more especially to any companies that market goods or services to EU residents. Without GDPR-compliance, which was widely enforced on 25 May 2018, these organisations risk losing business opportunities.

3 days ago

African media and culture honourees
African media and culture honourees

MIPAD unveils media and culture class of 2018 finalists, recognising excellence in people of African descent from over 50 countries worldwide.

3 days ago

Durban Film Mart.
Support for African women filmmakers

CaribbeanTales and the Durban FilmMart are presenting the second year of CineFAM - Africa, an accelerator program for African women filmmakers, which encourages filmmakers to seek out co-production opportunities through the Canadian co-production film treaty.

3 days ago

BBM and Eskimi partner in Nigeria
BBM and Eskimi partner in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria - To provide an enriched user experience, BBM has partnered with Eskimi, a global programmatic platform in an exclusive mobile advertising partnership in Nigeria.

20 Jun 2018

Africa's economic growth rising despite challenges
Africa's economic growth rising despite challenges

NAIROBI, Kenya - Africa's economic growth is on the rise, despite a debt increase. Several African countries have reported a rise in their GDP despite fears over increased debt according to ICAEW's (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) latest report.

20 Jun 2018

Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space
Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space

Last year March, Truecaller announced its interest in the digital payments segment in India. Today, the company announced a strategic investment into the payment space by acquiring Chillr, India's first multi-bank payments app that is revolutionising the way people bank.

19 Jun 2018

'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'
'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'

Global business leaders will address the 2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit in Washington, D.C. next week.

18 Jun 2018

Amal Khalifa Idris Habbani, a freelance journalist and contributor to the Sudanese news outlet Al-Taghyeer.
2018 International Press Freedom Award winners

The Committee to Protect Journalists will honour journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 International Press Freedom Awards. The journalists have faced legal action, physical attacks, threats, and arrests in retaliation for their work.

18 Jun 2018

Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 being streamed live
Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 being streamed live

Kwesé TV will bring the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 live, via streaming and its free television model, exclusively to Kwesé Free Sports, Kwesé Sports 1, the newly launched Kwesé Iflix and Facebook Live from 16 June to 18 August 2018.

18 Jun 2018