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#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 9 hours ago

Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives Accelerator Programme

The Impact Fund for African Creatives (IFFAC) is calling on designers to apply for its Accelerator Programme. The programme is focused on supporting and strengthening emerging African brands...

4 hours ago

Closing date for AWIEF Awards nominations extended

The closing date for the 2019 Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards nominations has been extended to 10 June 2019...

7 hours ago

'No real development in Africa without regional integration'

Key issues pertaining to Africa's socioeconomic development, including the empowerment of women and youth and Africa's free trade area...

By Kingsley Ighobor 10 hours ago

All the 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners

The 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners were handed out following on the annual African Public Relations Association (AFPRA) conference in Kigali, Rwanda, last week...

1 day ago

Reputation management in Africa study

On an individual and organisational level, ethics and reputation are of the utmost importance and form part of storytelling and shaping a realistic narrative...

16 May 2019

D&AD Awards announces its full shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its full shortlist with 25 shortlisted pieces for SA, putting us at 12th for country ranking based on finalists...

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D&AD Awards announces its first shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its first shortlist with 144 entries being shortlisted after stage one of D&AD judging...

1 day ago

Nigerian journalist wins trip to AfDB annual event

Nigerian journalist Oluseyi Awojulugbe wins APO Group invitation to attend the African Development Bank's 2019 Annual Meetings...

1 day ago

Entries open for Global Young Guns 17

The One Club for Creativity is calling for entries for Young Guns 17, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger...

17 May 2019

Innovative messaging app tailor-made for Malians

Lenali integrates local languages such as Bambara, Soninke, Songhai, Mooré and Wolof, as well as French, making the app accessible to people without formal education...

17 May 2019

MTN Nigeria lists on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

MTN Nigeria has announced that it has received approval to list on the Premium Board of The Nigerian Stock Exchange...

17 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Anyone from anywhere can be a superhero

The likes of Black Panther have turned the concept of Wakanda from a dream to reality for superhero fans across the continent, but that's only the starting point of African creativity. Malenga Mulendema has taken this further in Mama K's Team 4, Netflix' first original African animated series...

By Leigh Andrews 16 May 2019

Technology is a liberating force for African women

Innovative projects tackle entrenched gender inequality in Africa...

By Charles Onyango-Obbo 16 May 2019

Vodafone Ghana to offer new messaging option for mobile money

Vodafone Ghana has launched a new feature on Vodafone Cash known as Reference to satisfy its customers...

16 May 2019

Brand Africa partnership to launch Africa's Best Brands

African Media Agency partners with Brand Africa to launch the 7th Annual Brand Africa 100: Africa's Best Brands...

15 May 2019

New Wan-Ifra report tackling disinformation around the world

Wan-Ifra has released a new report that looks at the global map of remedies adopted by governments whose objective is to combat the disinformation crisis, though with extremely diverse intent and effects...

15 May 2019

Taking it outside

Out of Home (OOH) is the only ad-block-proof digital medium around. How is digital unleashing fresh creativity in OOH in sub-Saharan Africa?..

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 16 May 2019

A changing African consumer branding environment

In Africa, household consumption is expected to reach $2.5tn by 2030 with Nigeria, Egypt, and South Africa accounting for nearly half that...

Issued by Smart Media 16 May 2019

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