Increasing Africa-India trade
Increasing Africa-India trade

Increasing India-Africa trade ties remains a priority for India in reflecting a shared history and a common vision for the future of both regions.

9 hours ago

Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General.
Tributes to Africa's son, Kofi Annan

Tributes have poured in after the passing of Ghana's much-loved son and the former Secretary-General of the United Nations and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Kofi A. Annan.

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

Photo by Al Nicoll / 2018 Loerie Awards /
#Loeries2018: ALL THE WINNERS!

The full list of winners for the 40th Annual Loerie Awards, which concluded on Saturday, 18 August 2018 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all!

2 days ago

Doug Place, CMO of Nando's, is this year's recipient of the Loeries Marketing Innovation and Leadership Award | Photo by Roy Esterhuysen / 2018 Loerie Awards /
#Loeries2018: Marketing Leadership and Innovation winner, Doug Place!

Doug Place, CMO at Nando's, is the well-deserved recipient of this year's Loeries Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award. He says the only thing to fear is being mediocre.

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket
#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket

The second speaker at the 2018 DStv Seminar of Creativity was Lethepu Matshaba, vice president of Homecare Southern Africa at Unilever SA, who spoke on the relevance of creativity in a hyper-fragmented world.

By Angie White 17 Aug 2018

ECA launches 5 country profiles in Southern Africa
ECA launches 5 country profiles in Southern Africa

NAIROBI, Kenya - The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Southern Africa office has launched Zambia Steps profile and country profiles for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe. The five profiles provide detailed analyses of the socio-economic developments in the respective countries, level of regional integration, and performance in terms of gender equality and empowerment.

17 Aug 2018

A scene from the masterclass. © Al Nicoll, Gallo Images.
#Loeries2018: How brands with purpose unlock true business value

There's no denying purpose-led marketing is a hot topic at the moment, here's how your business can strive towards shared value.

By Leigh Andrews 16 Aug 2018

Twitter Lite.
Twitter Lite now available in over 45 countries

Twitter announced on Monday, 13 August 2018 that it has expanded Twitter Lite to 21 more countries including five countries in Africa. The company also revealed that Lite now supports push notifications and threaded Tweets.

16 Aug 2018

Sarah Heck, an advisor on international entrepreneurship and youth programs to the Obama Foundation and head of entrepreneurship at Stripe.
Why Africa's youth should be encouraged to launch tech startups

Entrepreneurs and small businesses have long been regarded as the engines that power the global economy, but the thing that sets a local corner store apart from a startup built in the cloud is the rate at which they can scale.

By Tom Jackson 16 Aug 2018

Vera Songwe, ECA executive secretary.
Ensuring all African businesses benefit from AfCFTA, Agenda 2030

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is promoting the use of disruptive technologies to enhance financial and digital inclusion in Africa and ensure that even SMEs can take advantage of AfCFTA and benefit from Agenda 2030, as well as Agenda 2063.

15 Aug 2018

Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded
Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded

'Tap your Africa Source Code' is the theme of the Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival this year and will focus on bringing important African visions and futures, by tapping into the sources of African tradition and culture alongside technology, creativity and innovation.

15 Aug 2018

Media deal to increase brand exposure for African rugby
Media deal to increase brand exposure for African rugby

The APO Group and Kwesé Sports have announced a strategic alliance to promote rugby across Africa and the globe. The partnership means increased exposure for African rugby as teams compete to join the world's elite at the 2019 Rugby World Cup,

15 Aug 2018

Toussaint Alain, African Daily Voice CEO.
New pan-African news agency launched

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea - The new African Daily Voice (ADV) news agency, launched by the African Daily Voice Group, will provide comprehensive coverage in text, photo, video and computer graphics of African news from 10 news desks on the continent.

14 Aug 2018