License-free Chinese content for African broadcasters
License-free Chinese content for African broadcasters

BON Cloud has launched license-free content for African Broadcasters seeking China-related stories. The China-focused globally integrated content archive produces and archives video content across business, travel and culture in full HD, ready for delivery.

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Nigeria trials mobile smartphone IDs

HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, is working with Media Concepts International of Lagos, Nigeria, to deploy mobile IDs on Nigerian citizens' smartphones using the new HID Global goID platform.

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How to survive in media sales

Media sales teams are under pressure from a multichannel world. A world in which some of their skills may be replaced by algorithms as programmatic media houses take over some of the inventory from publishers. A world with new job descriptions that didn't exist even five years ago.

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Nigeria's CcHub makes co-working free

Nigerian tech and innovation space Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has announced free access to its co-working space from 13 June, as the flagship Lagos incubator looks to further develop the local tech startup ecosystem.

By Tom Jackson 7 hours ago

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Mobile money aid for humanitarian disasters

Ericsson has committed to developing the Ericsson Emergency Wallet, a mobile financial services solution, for deployment in the immediate aftermath of disaster or crises to support humanitarian organisations and affected populations within Africa, as well as globally.

8 hours ago

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Good corporate governance equals investment

Without increased economic activity across all industry sectors, Africa will need to focus on softer issues such as good corporate and political governance to retain investors in the short to medium term.

9 hours ago

GE spearheads infrastructure development
GE spearheads infrastructure development

General Electric, together with the Mara Group and Atlas Merchant Capital, are leading an initiative to create a joint venture dedicated to investing in the highly underdeveloped African infrastructure sector. The joint venture will seek to invest in infrastructure equity projects in selected countries throughout Africa.

1 day ago

Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30
Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30

Forbes Africa's 30 under 30 list has hit the shelves, revealing the 30 most promising entrepreneurs from around the continent, across various sectors.

1 day ago

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Audience measurement extended into Africa

Effective Measure (EM) have announced the launch of their reseller partnerships in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria, extending audience measurement into Africa.

1 day ago

TMT Finance Africa partners with IHS Towers
TMT Finance Africa partners with IHS Towers

TMT Finance Africa in Lagos 2016 event announced in partnership with IHS Towers.The event will bring key telecom, media and technology focused international institutions and investors to Lagos.

27 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing
#AfricaMonth: GoMyWay on the benefits of ridesharing

We know that efficient public transport remains a bugbear in many Africa countries; but we also know that challenges tend to be the greatest drivers of innovation. Nigerian ridesharing platform GoMyWay is evidence of this.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 27 May 2016

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Africa's social entrepreneurs mentored

GE and Santa Clara University's Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship have announced a partnership that focuses on training and mentoring social entrepreneurs working on maternal and child health innovations in sub-Saharan Africa.

27 May 2016

Intra-Africa trade plays a role in GDP
Intra-Africa trade plays a role in GDP

As growth in developed markets such as Europe, China and North Africa continue to stagnate, greater regional integration in Africa, amongst all role players, is needed to capitalise on the continent's growth potential. This is according to Hennie Heymans, CEO of DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa.

27 May 2016