African Social Network, LAGbook Hits 200,000 Registered Members

Prominent African social networking website on the 29th of July, 2012, attracted its 200,000th member and appointed its Vice President of Finance, Josh Osemwegie...

African cities for sale on Million Dollar Earth

How would you like to own your own African city? Nairobi perhaps? Casablanca or even Accra? Well now you can - in a sense....

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...

SA LinkedIn users are warned

By: Thandisizwe Mgudlwa - AfricanBrains A warning to SA users is that passwords of 6.5 million LinkedIn users are reported to have been hacked. According to...

Study questions Twitter’s role in disaster aftermath

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 1 June 2012. Twitter has not only been shown to be useful for government authorities disseminating information in...

Facebook opens first Middle East and North Africa office

Facebook announced today the opening of its first Middle East and North Africa sales office. Based in Dubai, Facebook's MENA team will work with...

Sudan-South Sudan: All we are tweeting is give peace a chance

As Sudan and South Sudan sink deeper into full-scale conflict and hostile rhetoric nine months after the country split in two, people from both...

President of Kenya Speaks about Social Media

Last week the President of Kenya Mwai Kibaki attended the East African Journalists Convention held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi,...

Tunisia: Media freedom helping to transform societies

As the world celebrates press freedom and takes stock of progress and challenges, in the context of World Press Freedom Day (WPFD), the main...

Unite behind the goal of zero child abuse, urges UNICEF

UNICEF is calling on all South Africans to unite behind the goal of zero violence against children. In the run up to Child Protection...

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