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East Africa agency named as one of world's best

Tanzanian-based agency, Aggrey & Clifford, has been recognised as one of the world's leading independent agencies

17 May 2017

Digital economy to create over 3M jobs in Nigeria

It has emerged that financial services within Nigeria's digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs in the next 10 years.

28 Apr 2017

Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%

Jumia unveils its third white paper on mobile trends in Africa, and shows Chinese dominance in the smartphone market

21 Apr 2017

Support launched for female African entrepreneurs

She Leads Africa launches accelerator for women-run businesses with Work in Progress! Alliance

19 May 2017

New Africa wide business programme launched

Zimbabwean Media Group launches Africa wide business analysis program, ‘This Week in Africa'

15 May 2017

ICT, internet can transform education in Africa

Connected learning key to improving education in Africa, says Internet Society study

12 May 2017

Role of women in media in Africa discussed

African women journalists discuss role of women in media in Africa at Cairo discussions

10 May 2017

BBM launches mobile streaming TV in Africa

BBM has identified Africa as a priority focus for the rollout of a variety of its services, including mobile streaming television

8 May 2017

Rwanda moves swiftly towards cashless society

Extension of Mastercard and Rwanda Government agreement will result in a stronger digital payment sector and a cashless society

5 May 2017

Cameroon reporter Ahmed Abba given 10-year prison sentence

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is outraged by the 10 year prison sentence issued to journalist Ahmed Abba by Yaoundé military court in Cameroon

4 May 2017

Forbes Woman Africa launches TV show

Forbes Woman Africa launches first television show, ‘Against the Odds with Peace Hyde'

3 May 2017

Will additive manufacturing inspire the next industrial revolution?

Some suggest that by taking the industrial revolution of 1760-1840 as the first one, we are currently in the fourth industrial revolution

By Nicholas Kitonyi 3 May 2017

Bollywood comes to Nollywood

The popularity of Bollywood programming in Nigeria and television channel, Zee World, has inspired a new Nollywood series

2 May 2017

Nigerian fintech startups offered chance to pitch for incubation

Nigerian fintech startups have the opportunity to pitch for NGN3 million ($10,000) worth of incubation and prize money of NGN500,000 ($1,600) at the Fintech Startup Challenge in June

By Tom Jackson 1 May 2017

Nigeria to welcome 4G network after Airtel partners with ZTE

Airtel Networks Limited and ZTE have announced a strategic partnership to launch 4G (fourth generation wireless mobile telecommunications technology) in Nigeria

26 Apr 2017

Dangote aims to be largest global rice exporter by 2021

Home-grown African brand Dangote is on track to becoming the world's largest exporter of rice in five years time

24 Apr 2017

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown

24 Apr 2017

Sub-Saharan middle class: R1.3tn per month and growing

The African Lions project has uncovered a mass of invaluable information about a market that makes up more than 100 million people in sub-Saharan Africa - the urban middle class

Issued by Ipsos 1 day ago

Shifting prospects illuminated in Nielsen's fourth Africa Prospects Indicator

Nielsen's latest APi report reveals seven of the eight markets have changed rankings with Kenya now in first place and Cote d'Ivoire second while Tanzania remains steadfast in third position

Issued by Nielsen 18 May 2017

Markstry heads north - and GOtv loves it

Briefed by Ireland/Davenport to shoot two ads for GOtv - one each for the Kenyan and Nigerian markets - Markstry headed for Nairobi and its notorious traffic

Issued by Spitfire Films 26 Apr 2017

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