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Kenyan payments solutions firm expands to SA

Direct Pay Online continues Southern Africa expansion with acquisition of PayThru South Africa

3 hours ago

Mobile phone powered solar electricity for Nigeria

The powerful Y'ello Box is bringing 24/7 electricity to Nigeria via your mobile phone

1 day ago

Innovation is the key to keep Africa moving forward

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

By Sthembile Shabangu 22 Jun 2017

Africa's quest for a cashless economy gains momentum

Insufficient financial inclusion, unbanked masses and financial literacy are increasingly attracting investors

By Kingsley Ighobor 7 Jun 2017

New Forbes Woman Africa show premieres this week

“How can Nigeria continue to dance on the graves of our children?” - Oby Ezekwesili debuts in first episode of new Forbes Woman Africa show, ‘Against The Odds with Peace Hyde'

1 day ago

Identifying economic nodes in Botswana

Primedia Outdoor is helping clients identify prime advertising spots across Botswana by combining technology and research

2 days ago

Thomson Reuters wants to partner with “vibrant” African innovators

Thomson Reuters is looking at ways to partner with the “vibrant innovation hotspots” of Nairobi and Lagos

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

Free mapping: plotting development in Africa

Locals are turning to crowdsourced mapping applications adapted for use in Africa that are challenging Google Maps for dominance on the continent

21 Jun 2017

Turning retail space into art space: Elevating the SA narrative at store level

Retroviral's Mike Sharman explains the new Russell Hobbs ‘Art of Living' campaign as a long-term win for Boardmans and a first in SA's luxury appliance category

By Leigh Andrews 20 Jun 2017

Search for best Ghanaian startups begins

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

20 Jun 2017

10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2017

Innovators from nine African countries shortlisted for their outstanding innovations across the healthcare, engineering, energy and communications sectors

19 Jun 2017

Three South African startups advance to Seedstars national finals

Seedstars has selected three startups to advance to the Seedstars South Africa grand final. In addition, the 12 startups to pitch at Seedstars Mozambique have been announced

13 Jun 2017

Startups invited to apply for 1776 Challenge Cup

Leadspace, in partnership with 1776 and Revolution, is inviting startups to apply for Challenge Cup Lagos where 15-20 startups will pitch for the chance to win a paid trip to New York City for the Global Final round

12 Jun 2017

UN hosts Dakar media seminar on extremism

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

8 Jun 2017

#WNC17: First ever Women in News Summit under way

DURBAN: Today, 7 June 2017 marks the inaugural global Women in News (WIN) Summit, which commenced at the ICC in Durban earlier today

7 Jun 2017

Namibian startup festival launches

The Namibia Start-Up Festival for entrepreneurs, takes place this week, 9-10 June 2017, at the Warehouse Theatre in Windhoek

5 Jun 2017

The moment that... technology and snacking collided

The snack food industry is well versed in psychology. To be successful, a brand must know that we nibble not just to satisfy our basic hunger, but also our emotional needs

Issued by Kantar TNS 1 day ago

In-store retail engagement - a simple yet significant medium

In-store face-to-face engagement with the consumer still forms a crucial role in both introducing new products, as well as directly influencing the shopper's purchasing decision at the final point-of-purchase.

Issued by Rocket Creative Design & Display 22 Jun 2017

.africa records 981 registrations during sunrise phase

In total, .africa recorded 981 registrations by trademark owners over the 60 days from 4 April 2017, placing it within the top ten globally

21 Jun 2017

4G subscriptions continue to grow in Africa

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

20 Jun 2017

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