Public voting is now open until April 28 for the 30 African creatives selected to compete at the Digital Lab Africa (DLA) Online Pitch Competition...
Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge expands to Africa...
BCW Africa named African Network of the Year by the PRISM Awards for the fourth consecutive year and chairman and CEO, Robyn de Villiers, wins Lifetime Achievement Award...
Discovery brings 'Real Time' and 'Discovery Family' to StarTimes subscribers across Africa...
Unidentified men arrested Jones Abiri, the editor and publisher of the Weekly Source newspaper, in the Bayelsa state capital, Yenagoa...
Netflix has inked a deal to team up with South Africa's Triggerfish Animation Studios and UK distributor CAKE on an African animated action-comedy series...
e.TV Ghana is bringing an array of exciting new shows this April...
MEST Africa and Microsoft announce 2019 Pan-African tech summit in Nairobi...
The Republic of Benin and SES signed a new agreement, which will be providing 16 new FTA channels to viewers...
Unilever will acquire the Health Food Drinks portfolio of GlaxoSmithKline in India, Bangladesh and 20 other predominantly Asian markets for $3.8billion...
4 Dec 2018
Global cotton fabric imports totalled 2.3 million tonnes in 2016, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year's level...
29 May 2018
For decades the Rohingya have been denied recognition in Myanmar but the persecuted minority is close to securing a crucial symbol of their identity - their own unique digital alphabet...
19 Dec 2017
150 Jaguar Land Rover employees recently participated in the company's first 'Mapathon' event, plotting roads, rivers and buildings across a sprawling area in the Kurigram District of Bangladesh using satellite imagery...
11 Dec 2017
The International Islamic Trade Financing Corporation has organised its first B2B meeting between African cotton suppliers and Bangladesh cotton importers, as part of its Cotton Development and Partnership Programme...
12 Apr 2017
DHAKA: Bangladesh has shut down dozens of online news services including those of pro-opposition media, an official said on Friday, sparking accusations of government censorship...
5 Aug 2016
Making All Voices Count has launched its third annual Global Innovation Competition (GIC 2016). Anyone with a great idea for a project that uses technology...
14 Sep 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Bangladesh authorities announced they had arrested a radical Islamist Monday over last week's machete murder of an atheist American blogger...
3 Mar 2015
DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Hundreds of Bangladeshis demanded justice on Sunday for the killers of an atheist blogger hacked to death with machetes, as they gathered to pay tribute to the critic of religious extremism...
2 Mar 2015
DHAKA: More than 200 garment factories have shut down in Bangladesh since the country's worst industrial disaster prompted a massive clean-up of the world's second-largest textile sector, an industry group said Thursday, 11 September.
15 Sep 2014
NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.
19 Dec 2013
DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Output from Bangladesh's accident-prone garment sector increased in June, data showed Tuesday, with demand from foreign retailers still growing despite the country's factory disaster in April.
12 Jul 2013
DHAKA, Bangladesh: Seventy top retailers have pledged to improve worker safety and allow inspection of all of their garment factories in Bangladesh within nine months under a pact signed with unions after a deadly factory collapse, a statement said today.
8 Jul 2013
DHAKA, BANGLADESH: A Bangladeshi court has sentenced nine junior opposition politicians to life in prison for murdering a newspaper journalist who had published a series of reports on corruption, a prosecutor said Friday.
1 Jul 2013
DHAKA, BANGLADESH: Hundreds of Bangladeshi garment factories are to close indefinitely after worker unrest sparked by last month's collapse of a nine-storey building, the textile industry's main body said on Monday (13 May).
15 May 2013
DHAKA, BANGLADESH - More than 100 workers were killed when a fierce blaze tore through a busy garment factory in Bangladesh, forcing people to leap from high windows to escape the choking smoke and flames.
27 Nov 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011
NEW YORK, US: Global advertising rose 8.8% year-on-year in Q1 to total US$118 billion* based on published rate cards, as advertisers spent more on television and continued to invest in booming consumer Asian and Latin American markets.
11 Jul 2011
MUMBAI, INDIA: comScore, Inc has released results from a study of Internet traffic to cricket websites during the 2011 Cricket World Cup. The report found that the tournament caused a surge in visitation to cricket sites in India as fans went online for the latest results and match updates.
29 Mar 2011