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Grey re-enters Nigeria with Centrespread affiliate

Grey continues its expansion in key African markets with the appointment of Centrespread as its affiliate in Nigeria.

6 Apr 2017

Risks for Africa growth from Brexit and China's economic downturn

The economic deceleration in China and the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union pose risks for Africa's growth says ECA director

5 Apr 2017

Africa's digital workers challenged by ‘Gig Economy'

Oxford Professor Mark Graham spells out the opportunities and challenges for African workers in the new digital world

29 Mar 2017

Rags, not riches, defining Africa's urban explosion

Anarchic architecture, unchecked pollution and high costs of living are the lot of African city dwellers, experts warn, as living standards fail to keep pace with rapid urban growth on the continent

24 Mar 2017

First ever Africa regional internet development dialogue

Various organisations working on internet and development across Africa will gather to identify synergies and create opportunities for coordination and collaboration

22 Mar 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

3 days ago

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

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

3 days ago

Lagos is Africa's most valuable startup ecosystem

Lagos has the most valuable startup ecosystem in Africa, with the local entrepreneurship scene worth US$2 billion, according to a new report

By Tom Jackson 20 Apr 2017

Digital education is the way to go in Rwanda

Digital education is being rolled out in Rwanda by the government in partnership with Microsoft

20 Apr 2017

AU called on to intervene in Cameroon internet shutdown

AU Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression asked to intervene in Cameroon human rights and freedom of expression crisis

20 Apr 2017

World Wide Creative expands into Africa

Innovation Agency, WWC is quickly becoming recognised as an agency that understands a continent with very unique business challenges. Through its partnerships with global brands, they have provided digital services in Ghana, Cameroon, Uganda, Zambia, Rwanda, Egypt, Zimbabwe and Namibia

11 Apr 2017

Somalia journalists targeted with violence

African free expression network AFEX, is concerned for safety of journalists in Somalia

7 Apr 2017

Centres of excellence transform Africa

A world class ecosystem of pan-African transformation through mathematical sciences is launched in Rwanda

7 Apr 2017

Young women breaking into the male-dominated ICT world

One of Africa's leading tech startups spreads its wings, empowering and teaching young women in Kenya, ICT skills

By Kwamboka Oyaro 5 Apr 2017

Lagos is Africa's most valuable startup ecosystem

Lagos has the most valuable startup ecosystem in Africa, with the local entrepreneurship scene worth US$2 billion, according to a new report

By Tom Jackson 30 Mar 2017

Life in ‘No-internet Cameroon'

The internet has been cut off in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon since mid-January. This is life in ‘No-internet Cameroon'

By Monique Kwachou 29 Mar 2017

Kenya sells first ever mobile government bonds

Kenya has began selling the first ever government bonds via mobile phone, allowing anyone from teachers to shop owners to invest and fund infrastructure projects

27 Mar 2017

New York's Africa Center gets fundraising push

Dangote Group to launch fundraising for The Africa Center in New York City

24 Mar 2017

i24 News partners for Africa-Israel Summit

The international news network i24 News will be the official media partner for the Africa-Israel Summit

24 Mar 2017

New Red Cross app to optimise services

The Red Cross Society of Côte d'Ivoire has launched a new app to “digitise and optimise” its services to humanity…

20 Mar 2017

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