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Safrea unravels the fake news phenomenon

Here's what Herman Wasserman, professor of media studies at UCT and Lauren Green, senior analyst at BrandsEye mentioned at Safrea Cape Town's recent fake news event

By Leigh Andrews 13 Apr 2017

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

#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

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

Zimbabwe threatens social media activists, after protests

Zimbabwe has threatened to crack down on social media activists pressing to oust President Robert Mugabe's government, warning of the turmoil that followed the Arab Spring

17 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

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

Leading brands in Africa compete for top social media spot

South African breakfast TV show Expresso and the weekly Top Billing show have both dethroned SuperSport to take first and second place on the Africa Brand Index

Issued by Ornico 11 Jul 2016

Six lessons in storytelling

As the world shifts to all things digital, our storytelling has adapted, but remains an effective tool for

By Nicole Biondi 28 Jun 2016

Facebook 'hackathon' announced

Register for the Facebook Sponsored CyberXchange Hackathon

13 Jun 2016

2016 African Blogger Award winners

The winners of the annual African Blogger Awards have been announced - the awards saw strong growth in entries from West Africa

3 Jun 2016

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