A new Tigo call centre has been launched in Tanzania, complete with embedded data security measures to protect customer information and identity, to offer Tigo customers dedicated worldclass service
Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown
Politics aside, integrated marketing agency Avatar has done a management reshuffle with co-founder Zibusiso Mkhwanazi stepping down as CEO to take on a bigger role as group CEO of Avatar Investment Holdings and the Avatar360 Group, which owns the agency's Johannesburg and Cape Town offices
Jessica Tennant 2 days ago
At the annual F8 developer conference, held in San Jose, California, African developers shared the stage with Facebook and developers from around the world
In a dazzling splash of lights, big screens and booming sound, Adobe hosted over 12,000 attendees at their 2017 Summit in Las Vegas
Jay Smith 21 Apr 2017
Day two of Facebook's annual event
ICASA signs a technical agreement with the communications regulator of Mozambique to collaborate on telecommunications and broadcasting services
AU Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression asked to intervene in Cameroon human rights and freedom of expression crisis
Overview of how digital entertainment on-demand disrupts media industry
The Kingdom of the Netherlands launched Inspiring Fifty South Africa with an open call for nominations for “Inspiring South African Women” in technology and innovation
Digital education is being rolled out in Rwanda by the government in partnership with Microsoft
"Africa's online landscape is mobile but mostly feature phone based. Travel still needs to better embrace mobile by delivering mobile and thumb ready experiences to the African youth."
Cari Coetzee 19 Apr 2017
Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.
The London International Awards (LIA) has announced that Amber Finlay, senior director, global brand communications at Converse is the jury president of The New category.
The Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) has announced that its members will play a greater role in promoting the annual creative festival, Ad Stars, held in Busan, Korea.