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Africa month recently reminded us of just how far we've come as a continent. Sthe Shabangu of Samsung Africa, urges leaders and innovators not to forget what still needs to be done
Sthembile Shabangu 13 hours ago
In total, .africa recorded 981 registrations by trademark owners over the 60 days from 4 April 2017, placing it within the top ten globally
Locals are turning to crowdsourced mapping applications adapted for use in Africa that are challenging Google Maps for dominance on the continent
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
Global innovation accelerators, Startupbootcamp (SBC), will be hosting a FastTrack in Accra, Ghana, as part of its global tour to find the next big startup phenomenon
Innovators from nine African countries shortlisted for their outstanding innovations across the healthcare, engineering, energy and communications sectors
A seminar aimed at strengthening the capacities of journalists and media to better contribute to “preventing violence, including violent extremism in West Africa and the Sahel”, is being held by the UN
Insufficient financial inclusion, unbanked masses and financial literacy are increasingly attracting investors
Kingsley Ighobor 7 Jun 2017
The Namibia Start-Up Festival for entrepreneurs, takes place this week, 9-10 June 2017, at the Warehouse Theatre in Windhoek
Nigerian technology innovation centre, Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), and Google for Entrepreneurs have launched PitchDrive, a three week, five-city European tech hub tour
UN study: Digitisation of Kenyan farmer payments helps tackle poverty
Despite the considerable opportunities trade creates in moving goods from surplus to deficit areas, the trade aspect in addressing food security and climate change in Africa seems to be largely missing.
Over 1 million African children's lives improved by local social entrepreneurs in Africa
To mark Africa Day today, António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, said all of humanity will benefit by listening, learning and working with the people of Africa
Nigerian CIOs must focus on the needs of the connected consumer and look at how they can use the next wave of social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies (also known as the Third Platform), to deliver personalised experiences
Tanzanian-based agency, Aggrey & Clifford, has been recognised as one of the world's leading independent agencies
Zimbabwean Media Group launches Africa wide business analysis program, ‘This Week in Africa'
Connected learning key to improving education in Africa, says Internet Society study
African women journalists discuss role of women in media in Africa at Cairo discussions
BBM has identified Africa as a priority focus for the rollout of a variety of its services, including mobile streaming television
Extension of Mastercard and Rwanda Government agreement will result in a stronger digital payment sector and a cashless society
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is outraged by the 10 year prison sentence issued to journalist Ahmed Abba by Yaoundé military court in Cameroon
Some suggest that by taking the industrial revolution of 1760-1840 as the first one, we are currently in the fourth industrial revolution
Nicholas Kitonyi 3 May 2017
Forbes Woman Africa launches first television show, ‘Against the Odds with Peace Hyde'
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.
Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown
Home-grown African brand Dangote is on track to becoming the world's largest exporter of rice in five years time
AU Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression asked to intervene in Cameroon human rights and freedom of expression crisis
I was having an interesting discussion last week with someone who is in the image processing business and he was lamenting the fact that there is so much video around these days - in all areas of life, not just in the marketing sector - that it is becoming like wallpaper and in danger of losing its impact
Brendan Seery 18 Apr 2017