SA: National dialogue aimed at youth launched on Mxit

Pretoria - On the eve of Freedom Day, the National Planning Commission (NPC) has launched a national dialogue aimed at the youth on the...

African Media Organization’s $1 Million Fund for News Innovation

The African Media Initiative (AMI), the continent's largest association of media owners and operators, has announced a $1 million fund to spur innovation in the news industry. The new...

Facebook opens first African office in Johannesburg

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) (http://www.facebook.com) has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help businesses connect with people and grow locally...

Shake-up for South African ticketing industry

New Internet activity in the music industry in South Africa. In tandem with the social networking site Facebook, tickets will now be able to...

Microsoft Introduces the 4Afrika Initiative to Help Improve the Continent’s Global Competitiveness

 Efforts focus on accelerating adoption of smart devices, empowering small and medium businesses, and up-leveling skills development to ignite African innovation for the Continent...

Kenya: Chief Tweets His Way to Reducing Crime

Nakuru — Using 140 characters or less, Chief Francis Kariuki in Kenya, has tweeted his way to reducing crime in his and surrounding villages. "I...

Software apps for African farmers win prizes

The increasing use of software applications (widely known as apps) in solving Africans' problems has been highlighted by the three winning entries  of the...

Facebook deepens Nigerian partnerships at Social Media Week in Lagos

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) (Facebook.com) highlighted its commitment to Nigerian content partners and developers with a full calendar of workshops, masterclasses and events at Social Media...

Social media takes major leap in Africa

Lost in the excitement about Africans' enthusiastic embrace of mobile phones is the growing use of those phones to access the Internet - particularly...

Money Marketing Platform launched in Nigeria

By Nicholas Pescod – AfricanBrains According to TechTalkAfrica, Eskimi announced that they will be launching a mobile money marketing platform that will include special tools...

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