Twitter has been abuzz in Kenya with news about a woman being attacked and stripped at a bus stop earlier this month because she was "inappropriately dressed". Subsequently the #MyDressMyChoice hashtag has been trending in Nairobi and protesters filled the streets on Monday in support of the campaign...
By Ilse van den Berg 19 Nov 2014 12:24
A strong, aspirant emerging middle class, a tech boom, media and brand opportunities and the only continent with untapped growth, make the African continent an increased focus of large multinationals for 2015, despite over-emphasis on war and disease recently in global headlines.
By Louise Marsland 14 Nov 2014 13:00
The Connected Women conference co-located with the GSMA's Mobile 360 Series-Africa on Wednesday, 5 November, facilitated conversation around accelerating the rise of the female digital economy, which was the theme of this year's event.
By Jessica Taylor 12 Nov 2014 08:38
The finest that Nigeria has to offer will be on display at the Sandton Convention Centre from 28 September to 2 October as, for the first time, South Africa plays host to the Best of Nigeria Expo in 2004.
15 Sep 2004 14:33
Bayer has announced that it has agreed to acquire Roche Consumer Health. By acquiring this business Bayer will become one of the top three over-the-counter (OTC) consumer health companies worldwide.
21 Jul 2004 13:54
Diageo, Heineken and Namibia Breweries have announced that their new joint venture company in South Africa will trade under the name of 'brandhouse'. The new company combines the sales, marketing and distribution of some of the world's top premium brands in this fast growing sector in South Africa.
7 Jul 2004 12:40
The FS African Standard, a newspaper for the ever-expanding expatriate communities of West Africa living in South Africa - estimated to number around 100 000 - has been launched in the country by leading Nigerian publisher Millennium Harvest Ltd.
24 May 2004 06:36
The war in Iraq, which claimed a high number of journalists' lives, overshadowed press freedom worldwide in 2003, according to annual reports recently released by the Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters Without Borders (Reporters sans frontières, RSF) and the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ).
6 Jan 2004 14:45
The newest addition to the Johnnic Communications' stable, Business Day Africa, a weekly newspaper destined for the African continent, was published today, October 31, 2003.
Issued by PR Newswire 31 Oct 2003 17:45
The International Federation of Journalists today called for a worldwide campaign among journalists' groups to defend the Daily News in Zimbabwe after a weekend in which police closed down the independent daily for a second time and the paper's director was arrested at his home.
28 Oct 2003 08:56
Reporters Without Borders has published its second world press freedom ranking. Like last year, the most catastrophic situation is to be found in Asia, with eight countries in the bottom ten: North Korea, Burma, Laos, China, Iran, Vietnam, Turkmenistan and Bhutan. South Africa ranked 21st.
Issued by Reporters sans Frontières (Paris) 21 Oct 2003 08:51