Cyclone Idai which hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi a week ago, has been described as probably the worst weather-related disaster to hit the Southern Hemisphere...
The rise of the prosumer - a trend that has been gathering momentum in Europe in recent times - could well be the answer to a multitude of challenges faced in Africa...
First network of journalists to combat trafficking in persons launched in Sierra Leone...
How an American and Rwandan partnership brought the mythical 'Wakanda' to life by harnessing drone technology to deliver life-saving medical supplies...
Louise Marsland 1 Mar 2019
The MTV Staying Alive Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary with an inspirational gala at Guastavino's in New York City...
30 Nov 2018
Giant Films in collaboration with an international team of creatives recently completed an anti-poaching, 90-second film for Over and Above Africa...
Jessica Tennant 6 Nov 2018
MullenLowe CCO Mark Wenneker and The One Club CEO Kevin Swanepoel team with programme founding partners Susan Hoffman at Wieden+Kennedy and Ida Woldemichael at Everytown for Gun Safety along with Psyop, Exile and others to transform student creative work into public campaigns...
1 Jun 2018
NYC bodega owners and artists have launched a project to design totes highlighting the importance of reducing plastic waste and to send a message to the governor that New York needs a bag fee - not just a bag ban...
2 May 2018
New York-based Fashion Institute of Technology graduate and biomaterials research company AlgiKnit co-founder and COO Aleksandra Gosiewski gave a thought-provoking presentation at Design Indaba on Wednesday on why they, at AlgiKnit, believe that biology is the future of fashion and their revolutionary work in their search for a sustainable product...
Jessica Tennant 23 Feb 2018
This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike...
Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2018
21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded...
20 Jul 2017
A new 'Community Help' feature provides a forum at the leading social network where assistance can be offered to victims of floods, earthquakes, fires or other kinds of natural or accidental tragedy, according to Facebook vice president of social good Naomi Gleit...
9 Feb 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announced on Tuesday he is a dad and pledged to give away his fortune to make the world a "better place" for baby daughter Maxima and others...
2 Dec 2015
WASHINGTON, US: IBM has announced it will offer its analytics platform and other technology for use in African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.
28 Oct 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Five nonprofit groups got word on Wednesday that Google will help them fulfill visions of using the technology titan's Internet-linked Glass eyeware to do good.
10 Jul 2014
NEW YORK CITY: The IMA Interactive Media Awards deadline is looming - in fact, it's today, Monday, 30 June.
25 Jun 2014
NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards, honouring the World's Best Advertising, announced its 2014 award-winners this week at the New York Show gala held at the iconic New York Public Library Stephen A. Schwarzman Building.
9 May 2014