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ICT

Africa's Wi-Fi growth is in full force

World Wi-Fi Day is celebrated every year on 20 June...

2 hours ago

PROPERTY

10 trends shaping the African property industry

Marking its 10th anniversary, the Africa Property Investment (API) Summit's organising committee has released its high-level white paper...

7 hours ago

FINANCE

Data costs are preventing African consumers from taking full advantage of the crypto economy

Cryptocurrencies offer a financial lifeline to people excluded from the formal financial economy and to those living in oppressive political or economic regimes...

By Bronwyn Williams 7 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Jury for Global Young Guns 17 announced

The One Club for Creativity has announced the jury for the Young Guns 17 program, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger...

8 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Understanding the landscape of philanthropy in Africa

This century belongs to the African philanthropists whose capital, influence, local knowledge, and moral authority have the power to address pressing challenges that face the continent...

By Emmanuel Akyeampong and Bhekinkosi Moyo 9 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Media continues to tell the 'Forbidden Stories'

The Namibian and 14 media organisations around the world have partnered with Forbidden Stories - to combat the deliberate silencing of journalists in various parts of the world...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Infront Media secures Olympics TV rights in Africa

Infront Media seizes six-year Olympics TV rights agreement in Sub-Saharan Africa...

1 day ago

RETAIL

African Banker Awards names Ecobank 'Best Retail Bank in Africa'

Ecobank has been named Best Retail Bank in Africa 2019 at the prestigious African Banker Awards...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Digital Impact Awards Africa entries open

HiPipo is the organiser of the annual Digital Impact Awards Africa which will take place on 20 September 2019 at the Kampala Serena, Uganda...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ugandan editor charged with criminal libel

Authorities in Uganda should end the criminal proceedings against Pidson Kareire, managing editor of privately-owned news website, The Drone Media...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How South African businesses are making it in Africa

Disruptors and innovative businesses are using technology, among other innovations, to expand into territories previously fraught with countless barriers to entry....

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Steps to regional integration for Africa's prosperity

The African Development Bank Annual Meetings concluded with consensus on ways to fast-track regional integration...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

'To integrate Africa, bring down the walls'

"To integrate Africa, bring down the walls," African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina urged at the 2019 AfDB Annual Meetings Open in Malabo...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#FairnessFirst: #CannesLions2019 roars for gender equality

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is officially underway, with awards being announced nightly from 17 to 21 June 2019. But keep your eyes peeled until the end, as The Glass Lion for Change, announced in the final ceremony of the week, is one of the most hotly contested awards - here's why we're hoping to see Caster Semenya and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka shine...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa Women in Media Award launched

Call for entries: APO Group African Women in Media Award to recognise support of female journalists for women's entrepreneurship in Africa...

14 Jun 2019

RETAIL

Kids are becoming more active adopters of e-commerce sites

Children are becoming more active adopters of e-commerce sites. Their interest in online shopping has more than tripled in the last 12 months - from 2% to 9%...

14 Jun 2019

ICT

MEST Africa hosts tech summit in Nairobi

Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator MEST Africa, this week closed its fourth successful MEST Africa Summit, in partnership with Microsoft...

14 Jun 2019

HEALTHCARE

The three big studies pushing at the frontiers of HIV prevention

There are an estimated 5,000 new HIV transmissions every day. Around 70% of the 37-million people living with HIV globally are in sub-Saharan Africa...

By Glenda Gray 14 Jun 2019

HEALTHCARE

Ebola outbreaks may be more common than we think

The best defence against Ebola outbreaks is early detection. If detected early enough, an outbreak can be prevented with targeted, low-tech interventions, such as isolating infected people and their contacts...

14 Jun 2019

ICT

Report reveals 5G uptake even faster than expected

According to the Ericsson Mobility Report for June 2019, 5G subscriptions are now expected to reach 1.9 billion in 2024...

14 Jun 2019

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