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Animated cartoons watched on mobile phones could be the way to get health and farming messages across to peasants and poor smallholders, say...

African Safari Website Capitalizes on Social Media

MySafariLink.com, the social networking site for travelers who have been to Africa on safari and for those who wish to learn more about travel...

Workshop: Validation of the African Union Communication and Advocacy Strategy (2013 – 2016): Framework...

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Facebook Launches Agency Ambassador Programme for Africa

Facebook has launched an Agency Ambassador Programme for Africa as part of its drive to equip its agency partners with the skills and information...

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....

Tigo Tanzania Facebook followers hit 1 million mark; registers highest following in the country

Tigo Tanzania’s (Tigo.co.tz) Facebook followers recently clocked a staggering 1million, making the company’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/TigoTanzania, the most popular and Tigo the first company...

South Africa: Mobile social the new you

Mobile usage, especially for social networking, has increased dramatically, with a majority of people preferring prepaid access rather than fixed contracts, a new report...

Africa: Facebook Chat With Acting Assistant Secretary Donald Yamamoto

Donald Y. Yamamoto Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Washington, DC April 25, 2013 QUESTION: Could you tell me please what you think about the recent conflict...

MTN introduces Android technology to Uganda

MTN Uganda signed up the first Android-FROYO powered mobile phone in Uganda, the IDEOS U8150. Introducing the first and most affordable Android Smartphone onto...

Kenya: Tourism Firms Lag Behind in Technology

Low investment in technology is keeping tourism outlets away from tapping marketing opportunities presented by social media, which is growing in stature as a...

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