The African Lions project has uncovered a mass of invaluable information about a market that makes up more than 100 million people in sub-Saharan Africa - the urban middle class
Ipsos 22 May 2017
Nielsen's latest APi report reveals seven of the eight markets have changed rankings with Kenya now in first place and Cote d'Ivoire second while Tanzania remains steadfast in third position
Nielsen 18 May 2017
In what is the largest transaction Vodacom has done to date, the mobile telecoms group will buy most of its parent, Vodafone's, interest in Kenya's Safaricom in a share-swap deal valued at R35bn
Tanzanian-based agency, Aggrey & Clifford, has been recognised as one of the world's leading independent agencies
Kenyan ordering and delivery solution Sokowatch is plotting further expansion across East Africa after making Dar es Salaam, Tanzania its second market in February
Tom Jackson 16 May 2017
Zimbabwean Media Group launches Africa wide business analysis program, ‘This Week in Africa'
Connected learning key to improving education in Africa, says Internet Society study
African women journalists discuss role of women in media in Africa at Cairo discussions
BBM has identified Africa as a priority focus for the rollout of a variety of its services, including mobile streaming television
Extension of Mastercard and Rwanda Government agreement will result in a stronger digital payment sector and a cashless society
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is outraged by the 10 year prison sentence issued to journalist Ahmed Abba by Yaoundé military court in Cameroon
Some suggest that by taking the industrial revolution of 1760-1840 as the first one, we are currently in the fourth industrial revolution
Nicholas Kitonyi 3 May 2017
Forbes Woman Africa launches first television show, ‘Against the Odds with Peace Hyde'
It has emerged that financial services within Nigeria's digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs in the next 10 years.
Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown
Home-grown African brand Dangote is on track to becoming the world's largest exporter of rice in five years time
Thursday, 20 April 2017, saw the announcement of the top 10 companies selected for the Barclays Accelerator 2017 Africa programme
AU Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression asked to intervene in Cameroon human rights and freedom of expression crisis
Kenya's consumer confidence has dropped 11 points however this is still a positive result as it is above the 100-point level and is despite the drought situation in the country, which has resulted in rising food prices
Nielsen 19 Apr 2017
African free expression network AFEX, is concerned for safety of journalists in Somalia
A world class ecosystem of pan-African transformation through mathematical sciences is launched in Rwanda
Grey continues its expansion in key African markets with the appointment of Centrespread as its affiliate in Nigeria.
The economic deceleration in China and the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union pose risks for Africa's growth says ECA director
One of Africa's leading tech startups spreads its wings, empowering and teaching young women in Kenya, ICT skills
Kwamboka Oyaro 5 Apr 2017
For Global Money Week, Uber and Old Mutual extended its free money management course to driver-partners in Accra, Ghana; Lagos, Nigeria; Nairobi, Kenya
The inaugural Manufacturing East Africa conference will be hosted in Nairobi, Kenya from 19-20 April 2017