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.

2 hours ago

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 4 hours ago

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.

1 day ago

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.

1 day ago

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,

1 day ago

East African consumer confidence continues to rise
East African consumer confidence continues to rise

Cautiously optimistic may well be an apt way to describe Kenya's latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) score for Quarter 2, 2018, which has risen two points since the previous quarter to 104, displaying much-improved sentiment from the low of 94 recorded in Q4, 2017.

Issued by Nielsen 2 days ago

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.

2 days ago

Wanuri Kahiu | © .
#DesignIndaba2019: Wanuri Kahiu announced as speaker

Kenyan director, writer and co-founder of Afrobubblegum - a media company that supports, creates and commissions fun, fierce and frivolous African art - Wanuri Kahiu is someone that is passionate about telling African stories.

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

Watch out Trump, China is taking Africa from under your nose
Watch out Trump, China is taking Africa from under your nose

Look out Donald Trump, while you're not watching, China is quietly stealing a continent from you. And India may not be far behind.

By David A. Andelman 2 days ago

Scan Display is open for business in Rwanda and Kenya
Scan Display is open for business in Rwanda and Kenya

South African exhibition, events and display specialist Scan Display has been growing its operations in Africa. In May this year, it launched Scan Display Rwanda in collaboration with Rwanda Events. This follows the establishment of Scan Display Kenya in September 2017, through a partnership with Nairobi-based Exhibition Stand Contractors.

Issued by Scan Display 3 days ago

Africa CEO Forum comes to Rwanda
Africa CEO Forum comes to Rwanda

KIGALI, Rwanda - With Africa swinging into action to strengthen regional integration, the seventh edition of the Africa CEO Forum, the largest international gathering of CEOs and investors from the African private sector, will be held on 25-26 March 2019, in Kigali, Rwanda.

9 Aug 2018