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Episode 186: PR chat with Marcus Brewster and the new on-demand PR service.

Date: 26 Aug 2016
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African leaders commit to empowering youth, women to transform Africa

African, Japanese and other leaders at the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI), in Nairobi, will empower youth and women to transform Africa...

11 hours ago

The love affair between young Nigerians and disruptive mobile technology

Young Nigerians are mobile-first people - technology is inspiring young entrepreneurs to create businesses that could not have existed in the past...

By Magnus Nmonwu 8 hours ago

Japan PM pledges to invest USD30bn in Africa by 2018

Japan will pour $30 billion (27 billion euros) in investment in Africa by 2018, including $10 billion in infrastructure development...

2 hours ago

Gender inequality costs Africa USD95bn a year - UN

The UN has urged African nations to close a gender gap that is costing an estimated $95 billion (84 billion euros) a year in lost economic potential...

3 hours ago

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

Africa's first paid fellowship for content creators

aKoma Media announces the inaugural session of Amplify, a media and content creation program in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation...

1 day ago

Kenyan startup to launch 'Uber for ambulances' app

'Uber for ambulances' app, Flare, launches in Kenya to address healthcare issues...

By Tom Jackson 26 Aug 2016

The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016...

25 Aug 2016

Using art to drive Africa's economic agenda

African arts are a language to drive and integrate Africa's economic and development agenda...

25 Aug 2016

Addis Ababa to host 10th African Development Forum

Preparations are underway for the 10th African Development Forum to be convened by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union and the African Development Bank...

23 Aug 2016

African film content classification and online child protection

Kenyan Film Classification Board conducts reciprocal visit to South Africa...

23 Aug 2016

African Union declares Lagos as the official host city of AFRIMA 2016

The African Union Commission has announced Lagos State as the official Host City of the third edition of the All Africa Music Awards...

19 Aug 2016

SITA Introduces fast, secure connectivity to Kenya Airways

High-speed communication infrastructure underpins airline's modernisation program...

18 Aug 2016

The impact on Africa after Brexit

African economies may be severely affected by Britain's exit, according to analyst Amelia Tan, writing for the UN's Africa Renewal...

By Amelia Tan 17 Aug 2016

Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening scholarships open

Chevening scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals who wish to study for Master's degree at any British university starting from September 2017...

17 Aug 2016

Partnership campaign to improve breast cancer care in Kenya

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta inaugurates partnership between government of Kenya and Roche to improve care of women with breast cancer...

17 Aug 2016

Why KPMG doubts that SA has overtaken Nigeria again

KPMG disagrees with reports that SA has overtaken Nigeria as Africa's largest economy in dollar terms, saying the calculations behind this assertion are methodologically incorrect...

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 16 Aug 2016

Measures towards zero hunger in Africa

Slow Food's Carlo Petrini, FAO special ambassador 'Zero Hunger for Europe' visits Kenya to build networks in Africa towards hunger eradication...

16 Aug 2016

Getting to know Kenyan youth

Kenyan youth account for roughly 32% of the population and 60% of the labour force and are major influencers in driving marketing strategy in Kenya...

15 Aug 2016

Microsoft comes on board as the main event partner of the Innovation Africa Summit 2016

AfricanBrains has announced that Microsoft, the worldwide leader in technology and software development, is the main event partner for this year's Innovation Africa Summit 2016 to be held on 20 - 22 September...

Issued by AfricanBrains 18 Aug 2016

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