LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Longer wait for Kenyans to fly drones
Longer wait for Kenyans to fly drones

Kenyans will wait longer to fly drones following a delay in issuing a gazette notice guiding the use of Aerial Unmanned Vehicles (AUVs).

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Mobile movie ticket services for Nigerians
Mobile movie ticket services for Nigerians

A new service has been launched which enables Nigerians to access movie show times, view trailers and purchase tickets all via BBM.

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Sthembile Shabangu
Innovation is the key to keep Africa moving forward

NAIROBI, Kenya - In the wake of Africa month it's easy to be proud of all that we are achieving as a continent. According to the African Development Bank, Africa is the continent with the world's second fastest growing economy.

By Sthembile Shabangu 2 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

2017 SERAS CSR Awards now open
2017 SERAS CSR Awards now open

The 2017 edition of The Sustainability, Enterprise, and Responsibility Awards (SERAS CSR Awards) Africa is now open for entries. Originally focused on West Africa, the 2016 edition of the event saw the awards extended into Southern Africa with entries received from organisations in various countries including Angola, Uganda, Kenya, South Africa, Botswana and Ghana.

3 days ago

IT & TELECOMMUNICATIONS

.africa records 981 registrations during sunrise phase
.africa records 981 registrations during sunrise phase

In total, .africa recorded 981 registrations by trademark owners over the 60 days from 4 April 2017, placing it within the top ten globally for the largest number of domain name reservations during the sunrise phase of the new gTLD's launch process.

3 days ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Fastjet takes 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title
Fastjet takes 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title

Fastjet has been awarded the 'Best African Low-Cost Airline' title at the World Airline Awards, presented by Skytrax, at the Paris Air Show in France.

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Free mapping: plotting development in Africa
Free mapping: plotting development in Africa

COTONOU, Benin - In Benin's economic capital of Cotonou, as in many other African cities, finding a house, office or restaurant is often like a treasure hunt. Luck, if not a miracle, is required as easy clues such as street names, even where they exist, are usually not posted and address numbers are rarely marked.

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Internet development in West Africa
Internet development in West Africa

LAGOS, Nigeria: MainOne launches plan to become largest internet hub in West Africa with Open-Connect Service.

3 days ago

IT & TELECOMMUNICATIONS

4G subscriptions continue to grow in Africa
4G subscriptions continue to grow in Africa

According to Dataxis, in 2016, most 4G subscribers came from a few leading countries in northern and southern Africa. Significant disparities in 4G development and adoption still exist depending on the country, for instance, Morocco, with its 3.4 million 4G subscribers, accounts for 14% of total 4G subscribers in Africa.

20 Jun 2017

IT & TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Bringing Wi-Fi to Africa
Bringing Wi-Fi to Africa

Wi-Fi is so alive and kicking, it has its own dedicated day. Today, 20 June 2017 marks the inaugural World Wi-Fi Day - a day celebrated around the globe to recognise the significant role Wi-Fi has played in getting the world connected through its cities and communities.

By Riaan Graham 20 Jun 2017

MARKETING & MEDIA

Search for best Ghanaian startups begins
Search for best Ghanaian startups begins

Global innovation accelerators, Startupbootcamp (SBC), will be hosting a FastTrack in Accra, Ghana, on 22 June 2017 as part of its global tour to find the next big startup phenomenon.

20 Jun 2017

MARKETING & MEDIA

What the Nigeria PR report tells us about doing business in Nigeria
What the Nigeria PR report tells us about doing business in Nigeria

A couple of weeks ago, the Nigeria PR Report 2016 was released. While a lot has been said about the content of the report, one cannot argue with its findings especially as it concerns running a business in Nigeria.

By Gbenga Joseph Sogbaike 19 Jun 2017

MARKETING & MEDIA

10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2017
10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2017

ACCRA, Ghana - Innovators from nine African countries have been shortlisted for their outstanding innovations across the healthcare, engineering, energy and communications sectors, as part of The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa.

19 Jun 2017