DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - With half a million young Africans engaged over the past two years, 15 Governments and over 100 partners on board already, Africa Code Week speaks volumes on the importance and impact of public-private partnerships in the digital age.
4 hours ago
Never has it been so evident to acknowledge and value the power of consumer insights in 2017. The world is in a constant state of flux, continuous evolution and so too are we as consumers in how we do things, what we stand for and how we share experiences. Therefore, marketing is a shot in the dark without great insights and I would like to believe that any seasoned marketer knows this.
Thomas Sepheka 7 hours ago
Triggerfish is hosting a free webinar to help animators and storytellers across Africa to develop TV series for worldwide distribution. “African animation is at a tipping point,” says Triggerfish CEO Stuart Forrest.
8 hours ago
The world needs to bet on Africa to feed the 9 billion people that will inhabit the planet by 2050, as Africa has 65% of the uncultivated arable land left in the world.
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Innovation is key to supporting Africa's transformation, said Vera Songwe, Economic Commission for Africa's (ECA) executive secretary in Dakar, Senegal. Trade, ICT and climate smart industrialisation, she said, were a few areas that represent Africa's efforts to leapfrog through innovation.
1 day ago
Every business leader today faces immense pressures of power and responsibility. All it takes is a few wrong decisions, or a dollop too much complacency, for disaster to land. Today this pressure is more poignant than ever. Change is in the air, only now it is happening at breakneck speed. The lifespans of companies are fast becoming shorter. Uncertainty reigns.
Gilbert Saggia 1 day ago
Africa must focus on young people, empower women and girls, and be innovative in leveraging resources and financing for development, United Nations secretary-general, António Guterres, said as the UN kicked off Africa Week.
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Kenya must lift protest ban and end pattern of police brutality ahead of poll, UN experts warn. The experts denounced fake information being circulated on social media seeking to denigrate human rights organisations, including members of the Kura Yangu Sauti Yangu initiative which works for free and fair elections.
2 days ago
The top 20 shortlisted finalists for the AfricaCom 2017 Awards have been announced.
3 days ago
Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.
Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago
The annual Africa Week kicked off yesterday, Monday 16 October, on the margins of the UN General Assembly Debate on Africa's development to showcase the continent's continuous advancements and achievements with respect to social, economic, political and environmental development.
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Whether via broadcast TV or online, news is increasingly being watched as opposed to read, particularly on mobile phones, in Africa.
16 Oct 2017
ACCRA, Ghana - The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) has launched its call for applications for the Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 Awards. The theme this year is Investing In Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems.
13 Oct 2017