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TBWA launches virtual entrepreneurship academy in Tanzania

Advertising agency, TBWA\ Khanga Rue has launched a free 12-class series on entrepreneurship for young people in Tanzania called “Noa Ubongo” or “Sharpen Your Brain” in Swahili…

7 Mar 2017

Facebook heads to Nigeria for a social call

Facebook's chief product officer travels to Nigeria to meet local entrepreneurs and creatives…

1 Mar 2017

Nigerians take to streets to protest economic policy

Hundreds of Nigerians took to the streets in Lagos on Monday to protest against the government's handling of the country's economic crisis and to demand solutions to a crippling recession…

9 Feb 2017

#GambiaHasDecided campaign releases video

The campaign around #GambiaHasDecided was established to ensure that Gambia's democracy is preserved

17 Jan 2017

#AfricaCom Kirusa's InstaVoice service surpasses 100 million monthly active users

Kirusa yesterday announced at AfricaCom, that its InstaVoice service has reached the remarkable landmark of 100 million monthly active users.

16 Nov 2016

Using social media to keep communities safe

Facebook worked with partners in Nigeria and Kenya to bring its safety resources to life and promote online safety and bullying prevention

8 Nov 2016

Digital financial inclusion of small-scale farmers in Togo

The Togo government is targeting 3 million Tongolese farmers to bring them into the financial system via mobile payments and subsidies

15 Sep 2016

Internet back in Gabon but post-poll tensions rife

Internet services in Gabon partially resumed Monday after a five-day blackout following days of violence and chaos sparked by President Ali Bongo's disputed re-election

7 Sep 2016

Facebook CEO aims to connect the world

Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg aims to connect the entire world to the internet to make the world a better place

By Danette Breitenbach

Facebook CEO visits Nairobi to see Kenyan innovation in action

Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is in Kenya to see how technology innovation is changing the country

2 Sep 2016

Facebook CEO in Nigeria to witness Africa's tech revolution

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week on his first trip to Africa, to visit the Yaba technology hub in Lagos, meet with developers and partners, and explore Nollywood

31 Aug 2016

Three tips to help your brand avoid getting eaten for breakfast on Twitter

Making your brand an interesting voice to listen to on social media is a mixture of intuition and trial and error. The Telkom social media accounts lack of both of these was exposed

By Skhumbuzo Tuswa 11 Aug 2016

Nigerians angry over arrest of political blogger

Nigerian news blogger released on bail after arrest, which critics say is a clamp down on freedom of speech

11 Aug 2016

Zimbabwe government controls over social media criticised

The government of Zimbabwe's Computer Crime and Cyber Crime Bill would severely limit citizens' access to information

11 Aug 2016

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