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    Google launches news innovation challenge for African media

    Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge expands to Africa...

    17 Apr 2019

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    Boomplay, the next Spotify of Africa

    Boomplay, a service founded by Transsnet, has raised $20 million in outside funding as it looks to break into more sub-Saharan African countries and continue to build up its database of music tracks...

    9 Apr 2019

    Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business
    Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business

    The adoption continues for the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gLTD) as Africa's biggest multi-industry website, Bizcommunity, announced the launch of its dotAfrica website...

    Issued by dotAfrica 9 Apr 2019

    (L-R): Zanele Mbeki, former First Lady of South Africa and Irene Ochem, AWIEF founder and CEO. Credit: AWIEF.
    Bookings open for 5th annual Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum 2019

    The 5th annual AWIEF conference, exhibition and awards are now open for registration. The event aims to promote and accelerate the growth of women-owned and women-led businesses for Africa's inclusive economic growth...

    8 Apr 2019

    Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines
    Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines

    Bizcommunity is proud to announce the launch of BIZ | Daily - a daily top story round-up, curated from across 18 industry sectors by most impressions and social media shares...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 8 Apr 2019

    The Adebayo Adedeji lecture.
    Africa in the Digital Era - hype or reality?

    The Adebayo Adedeji lecture this year focused on the topic of digital transformation in Africa...

    3 Apr 2019

    Khumo Theko, trend spotter at Flux Trends.
    Brands, pay attention to these new urban tribes

    Khumo Theko, trend spotter at Flux Trends highlights and identifies new urban tribes that brands should be aware of when communicating to their consumers...

    Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 3 Apr 2019

    New business journalism series on leading women in tech in Nigeria
    New business journalism series on leading women in tech in Nigeria

    Ventures Africa explores the Future of Nigeria's tech with 10 leading women in its newly launched business series...

    3 Apr 2019

    Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain
    Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain

    Bizcommunity, the wholly independently owned media brand made in Africa for Africa, is proud to announce the launch of the Bizcommunity.africa domain...

    Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Apr 2019

    Jack Ma, Alibaba founder.
    Africa Netpreneur Prize calls for entries

    The application process for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) is now officially open to African entrepreneurs from all sectors, age groups, and countries in Africa...

    29 Mar 2019

    Africa CEO Forum, Kigali, Rwanda.
    Calls for deeper economic integration in Africa

    The 7th edition of the largest international meeting of Africa's private sector, the Africa CEO Forum, kicked off this week in Kigali, Rwanda...

    27 Mar 2019

    The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurship
    The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurship

    There are many businesses that are underpinned by solving problems for the benefit of society at large and out of this has arisen this area of entrepreneurship...

    Silvia De Jager and Lisa IllingworthBy Silvia De Jager and Lisa Illingworth 13 Mar 2019

    Entrepreneurship bootcamp for West Africa startups
    Entrepreneurship bootcamp for West Africa startups

    20 top Francophone African startups enter the World Bank Group tech acceleration program...

    12 Mar 2019

    Zipline drone distribution centre, Rwanda.
    #DesignIndaba2019: Bringing 'Wakanda' to life with life-saving drones

    How an American and Rwandan partnership brought the mythical 'Wakanda' to life by harnessing drone technology to deliver life-saving medical supplies...

    Louise BurgersBy Louise Marsland 1 Mar 2019

    Marketing SA Inc
    Marketing SA Inc

    Forget marketing South Africa to foreign investors. The campaign promoting SA Inc needs to begin with the marketing of the country to South Africans...

    Howard FeldmanBy Howard Feldman 20 Feb 2019

    Nigerian content entrepreneurs accepted to global startup programme
    Nigerian content entrepreneurs accepted to global startup programme

    Publiseer accepted to Singularity University's Global Startup Program...

    14 Feb 2019

    Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI
    Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI

    Artificial Intelligence is becoming a very real part of day to day life and work...

    12 Feb 2019

    AfCFTA will facilitate the emergence of new Africa champions
    AfCFTA will facilitate the emergence of new Africa champions

    Africa CEO Forum 2019: 1,500 business leaders come together to make African economic integration a reality...

    24 Jan 2019

    Lamin Momodou Manneh, director, UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
    #BizTrends2019: This could be a big year for Africa

    This year, 2019, is a very promising year for the African continent: There is a lot of optimism about the return of the Africa rising sentiment...

    By Lamin Momodou Manneh 21 Jan 2019

    New Economy workshop participants from Rwanda.
    Digital transformation support for Rwanda from Alibaba

    Alibaba is assisting the Rwandan government with enabling a digital economy...

    17 Jan 2019

    Uprise.Africa scoops the award as the best crowdfunding platform
    Uprise.Africa scoops the award as the best crowdfunding platform

    The first crowdfunding platform in South Africa, Uprise.Africa, was awarded the best crowdfunding platform at the Tropics Magazine 8th inaugural cohort Tropics Changemakers Awards...

    14 Jan 2019

    Not another consultant is what Africa needs
    Not another consultant is what Africa needs

    Our African consulting landscape consists of both global and local consultants who position themselves as subject matter experts, innovative thinkers, corporate entrepreneurs and so much more. If they're that good the next question I ask myself is if they're that prolific at setting up and running businesses, why aren't they running their own?...

    James MaposaBy James Maposa 28 Dec 2018

    170 million mobile wallets across Africa
    170 million mobile wallets across Africa

    Ecobank, the Pan African Bank, appoints MFS Africa as digital payment partner...

    14 Dec 2018

    Mandla Shezi, CEO of Hollard International.
    Understanding the diversity of Africa is key to its growth

    'Africa is not a country' and understanding Africa in all its diversity is fundamental to business excellence on the continent...

    11 Dec 2018

    Africa 2018, Egypt.
    #Africa2018: Africa is the future of the world economy

    African youth are the future of the world economy and entrepreneurship, the Africa 2018 forum in Egypt hears...

    10 Dec 2018

    Lamin M. Manneh is director, UNDP Regional Service For Africa.
    Enabling youth entrepreneurship in Africa

    Although the continent's "rising narrative" began to dim with effect from 2015, when economic growth rates started declining dramatically, the "Afro-optimism" is gradually returning...

    By Lamin M. Manneh 7 Dec 2018

    #AEC2018: Accelerating AfCFTA to create growth for Africa
    #AEC2018: Accelerating AfCFTA to create growth for Africa

    The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) aims to create a single continental market for goods and services, with free movement of business persons and investments...

    7 Dec 2018

    #AEC2018: Africa's "easy decade" of economic growth is over
    #AEC2018: Africa's "easy decade" of economic growth is over

    Africa must focus now on its biggest resource for growth - its young people, experts urged...

    6 Dec 2018

    Africa's mobile money ecosystem connects to China
    Africa's mobile money ecosystem connects to China

    Africa's largest mobile money ecosystem has connected to China's largest payment service in real-time...

    5 Dec 2018

    12 African social enterprises awarded funding from Google
    12 African social enterprises awarded funding from Google

    The winners of the first Google Impact Challenge Africa award were announced last week...

    4 Dec 2018



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