This week, an expert team from Facebook will meet with leading South African and Zimbabwean representatives, civil society and experts to learn from, as well as provide practical advice in helping people to stay safe online.
WFP begins food distributions for thousands displaced by conflict in Kasai Region of DRC
Tanzania Women of Achievement (TWA) launches Twaa - a mentorship and learning on the go platform for girls and women in Africa.
Over 95% of Burundi's 11 million people lack access to electricity - this week solar-powered ‘light islands' began appearing in dense pedestrian areas and in streets
Cartoon Network's Imagination Studios competition will be 100% local this year, as the channel partners with local talent to inject some African flavour into the first locally produced animated one-minute shorts
Marking its 23rd year, Net#work BBDO is publishing a limited-edition coffee table book that examines insights into the nature and process of creativity
A ‘hackathon' contest looks for Egyptian solutions to environmental problems in the fields of energy, recycling and sustainable farming
21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded
In a new and entertaining pre-flight safety video, British Airways spreads important safety messages, while boosting fund-raising for Flying Start - the charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief
UK Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled an ambitious package of support to create new wealth in Africa
The German Presidency of the G20 managed to build on the achievements of the last summit in China which had emphasised sustainable development in Africa
South Sudan: humanitarian response eases famine, but food insecurity reaches unprecedented levels
Asian direct selling company, QNet, is expanding its operations into East Africa. The company, which forms part of the $200 billion global direct selling industry, aims to offer quality consumer products and elevate standards of living by encouraging the spirit of entrepreneurship.
Although trading rhino horn has been illegal in China since 1993, this prohibited activity remains widespread in the country. Forty students from China's Tongji University in Shanghai have spent the last few months contributing to the fight against rhino poaching in Africa.
The One Club for Creativity has inducted five advertising and design legends into its Creative Hall of Fame, originated in 1961 with Leo Burnett as the first inductee.
New research from Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, SAP Hybris and SellingPower magazine indicates that sales and marketing need to own customer experience strategy, as only 7% of sales leaders and 9% of chief marketing executives view themselves as the owner of the customer experience, leaving this vital revenue-directing opportunity area without oversight and collective direction.
Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking and ornate descriptions of food that are telling of her authentic passion for the subject.
Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017