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#BizTrends2017: 17 Trends for 2017

Bizcommunity.com's 17 trends for 2017 from BizTrends2017 trend analyst, curator and editor, Louise Marsland…

By Louise Marsland 7 hours ago

#eComConfex: A crash course in cross-border e-commerce

As the CEO of the continent's largest online shopping platform, Nigeria-born Chris Folayan knows a thing or two about creating online experiences

By Lauren Hartzenberg 10 hours ago

IBM's Hamilton Ratshefola talks ‘Digital Nation Africa'

IBM recently launched its ‘Digital Nation' initiative aimed at increasing digital literacy in Africa…

By Fundisiwe Maseko 10 hours ago

USAID offering $4m for solar startups in Africa

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced a US$4 million funding initiative aimed at supporting innovative solar companies across sub-Saharan Africa

By Gabriella Mulligan 13 hours ago

Kenya's Gearbox launches Fab Lab platform

Kenyan makerspace Gearbox has launched a Fab Lab platform for Fab Academy…

By Tom Jackson 11 hours ago

Nigerian Internet Exchange goes live with MainOne

Nigerian Internet Exchange (IXPN) goes live at MainOne's MDXi Lekki Data Center to peer local internet traffic…

12 hours ago

2016 marked a challenging year for African equity markets

Activity in African capital markets shows significant decline in 2016 amidst economic uncertainty and global political upheaval…

3 days ago

Sage launches enterprise fund to inspire African innovation

The new $1 million fund is open to non-profits in Africa with enterprising ideas to help improve the lives the marginalised…

23 Feb 2017

Famine declared in South Sudan

Famine has been officially declared in South Sudan; and warnings issued for other parts of the Horn of Africa. Five million people are at immediate risk, including 1.4 million children across Africa…

By Louise Marsland 22 Feb 2017

5 African blockchain companies to watch

Blockchain is more than just a new payment system, it can potentially revolutionise transactions over the internet…

By Dean Workman 3 days ago

Telecoms to take advantage of virtual reality

Traditionally, telecoms companies have struggled to build an ongoing relationship with their customers…

By Mark de Groot 3 days ago

Severe food shortages impact Africa's refugees

UNHCR and WFP are concerned that sustained cuts to food assistance will have severe nutrition and protection-related consequences for refugees…

3 days ago

Paratus Telecom brings Radwin Jet wireless broadband to Zambia

Paratus Telecom has installed cutting-edge wireless broadband technology in Zambia…

3 days ago

Why your content strategy has nothing to do with you

My house has been on the market for four months. In this time, not one person has come to view it, not even when it was on show. Not even a nosy neighbour. It's almost as bad as if no one comes to your birthday party

By Tarryn Giebelmann 23 Feb 2017

Research calls for new approach to youth strategies in Africa

Innovative research released by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa…

23 Feb 2017

Mobile weather platform unveiled for emerging markets

A weather app, designed for developing countries to assist users in predicting severe weather events or disasters, has been launched…

23 Feb 2017

NBA Africa game will be televised across continent

The NBA Africa Game returns to Africa in August and will be televised across the continent by Kwesé TV…

23 Feb 2017

Social media tips for businesses

Jared Koning, CSO at Fatality, shares ten social media tips for businesses

By Jared Koning 3 days ago

Online gaming offers new markets to brands

As more gamers play sports online, major brands, such as Gillette, are capitalising on this multi-million dollar industry

23 Feb 2017

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International

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year

17 Jan 2017

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday

17 Nov 2016

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