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Call for applications: Google Deep Learning Indaba

Applications are now open for the second Deep Learning Indaba which aims to strengthen the foundations of African machine learning and to increase the participation of African researchers in the field...

8 hours ago

Media resources launched for Rugby Africa Gold Cup

A new logo has been released and a special press section has been developed as a resource for the media, as it gets closer to Rugby Africa Gold Cup kick off...

8 hours ago

Facebook Africa, Digify Africa launch online safety programme for SA youth

Facebook Africa and Digify Africa have partnered to launch an online safety programme called Ilizwe Lam, Xhosa for my world...

By Jessica Tennant 23 hours ago

African youth demand a seat at the table

Voices of young Africans are becoming difficult to ignore. Africa's young people are demanding a seat at the political table and on the transformation train...

2 days ago

Business events can lead the growth of African tourism

As the economy continues to shift from being resource-based, knowledge industries such as tourism will become more sophisticated and important and while business travel makes up just a quarter of the overall tourism pie, its potential extends far beyond its current nominal contribution...

By Yugashnee Naicker 1 day ago

#WTMA18: Changing the digital narrative for destination marketing organisations

Sharing some of his most favourite passions including surfing, balloons and unicorns, Cape Town Tourism CEO, Enver Duminy took us through the destination marketing organisation and its relevance in a digital world during his talk at this year's World Travel Market Africa...

By Robin Fredericks 1 day ago

If the future in Africa is mobile, identity verification is paramount

Mobile operators are becoming an important provider of, and platform for, a growing range of services. As a result, the ability to verify customer identity is becoming a business imperative for mobile operators...

By Sherry Zameer 1 day ago

Digitisation of Ghanaian economy accelerated

GE is supporting Ghana's digitisation drive to digitise the economy and move Ghana beyond aid dependence...

1 day ago

12 top young African tech leaders of tomorrow

Africa is fast becoming a key global tech market, and many of the tech leaders of tomorrow are emerging from the continent with Africa's international ambitions and potential firmly in their grasp...

By Peter Pedroncelli 2 days ago

SMEs to benefit from Google's "mobile-first indexing"

Local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) stand to benefit from Google implementing "mobile-first indexing"...

2 days ago

Kenyan mobile consumer feedback company secures $3.5m investment

mSurvey has secured investment to enable the company to continue building out its infrastructure and partnerships, in order to scale and expand into more African countries...

2 days ago

#Prisms2018: Out of Africa - an insider's perspective

The following is an excerpt from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations International (CIPRI) 2017 Maggie Nally Memorial Lecture I delivered at the House of Lords, Palace of Westminster...

By Robyn de Villiers 3 days ago

MTN introduces music streaming service in Nigeria

MTN, has entered into partnership with Sony Music Entertainment to distribute the content of the label's catalogue on its platform in Nigeria...

3 days ago

Book launched on Africa's free trade agreement

A book is being developed on Africa's Continental Free Trade Agreement to serve as a valuable resource ...

3 days ago

Freedom of expression 'deteriorating' under Magufuli

Tanzania's new law regulating online-related content is continuing to generate protest. Critics say President John Magufuli is deliberately targeting freedom of expression...

3 days ago

Brand building in Africa: Demystifying the African marketplace

Why have some companies succeeded and others failed in Africa? International brands have extended their business models into Africa, and set up shop...

By Catherine Burton, Harsh Sarda and Zeenat Ismail, Issued by Ipsos 1 day ago

Alliance Media's iconic OOH site makes national TV

Alliance Media in partnership with Coca-Cola, has created an iconic and innovative OOH billboard site by projecting onto the well-known Cham Towers building in Kampala, Uganda...

Issued by Alliance Media 2 days ago

LIA and Gorilla Doctors announce new global competition

In partnership with Gorilla Doctors, LIA has initiated a global competition that is open to all creatives between the ages of 21 - 30 years...

3 days ago

The Shared Value shift: It's time for business to take the lead - for real

It is no longer sufficient to take a profit-first business approach: not only is it not sustainable for the long term, but consumers at all levels are now demanding that the business world develops a conscience...

Issued by Shift Social Development 3 days ago

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