The Plan to End Malaria [Video] – By ONE

The Plan to End Malaria is a 4-minute clip from the film When the Night Comes. Made by One in partnership with United Against Malaria…The film was produced for U.S. citizens to put pressure on the U.S. government to provide more support for the disease and the rhetoric of the video is based on this […]

Sealed- Zain announces US$10.7 billion sale of its African assets to Bharti Airtel

Mobile Telecommunications Company K.S.C (“Zain”) today announced the signing of definitive agreements for the sale of 100% of Zain Africa BV, its African business excluding its operations in Morocco and Sudan (”Zain Africa”), to Bharti Airtel Limited (“Bharti Airtel”), for an Enterprise Value of US$10.7 billion. The transaction implies an equity value of US$9 billion […]

“Google opens contest for African developers”

The internet search giant Google is set to hold a competition for 30 African software programmers. A media release indicated that the annual competition is scheduled to take place from April to July in Ireland. Winners will undergo internship training at Google’s Engineering Headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland. Dubbed Google Code Jam Africa, the competition will […]

Nigeria International Fashion Week

We are very pleased to invite you to Africa’s largest market through The Nigeria Fashion Week. The Nigeria Fashion Week provides the most appropriate atmosphere and opportunity for fashion, beauty and hair products and accessories to meet with both local and international wholesalers, buyers, retailers, end users, distributors and fashion press. For the Nigerian participants, […]

The Israeli vs Silicon Valley Models for African Startups

Erik Hersman has an interesting take on a workable model for African startups to help them scale up and raise funds…He insists that the Silicon Valley model is not the way forward…but rather that the Israeli model is…read more… Everyone wants to compare any up-and-coming tech city in the world to, “The Next Silicon Valley”. […]