[VIDEO]:CATCHING UP WITH AMADOU MAHTAR BA – CO-FOUNDER OF ALLAFRICA.COM

Marketplace Africa talks to Amadou Mahtar Ba, co-founder of AllAfrica global media group. WHO IS AMADOU MAHTAR BA? Amadou Mahtar Ba is Chief Executive Officer of the African Media Initiative (AMI), a ten-year program seeking to profoundly change the continent’s media landscape by improving media freedom, strengthening professional standards and increasing public and private investment […]

ANOUNCING FESTAFRICA 2010

Check out the following Press Release from FestAfrica… (PRESS RELEASE- FESTAFRICA) – The 8th Annual African Festival—Fest Africa 2010 in Baltimore! Date/Time: Saturday & Sunday August 14-15, 2010 (12pm-8pm, Both Days) … Venue: Patterson Park 200 S. Linwood Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224 Admission Fee: Saturday Aug 14: $5.00 between 12-4pm, $15 after 4pm, VIP — […]

[STARTUPS]: YARNPAD – A TWITTER CLONE FOUNDED BY DEJI KADRI AND VICTOR SYLVA #SEE WETIN PEOPLE DEY YARN ABOUT

Yarnpad is a Twitter clone we found out about from Loy Okezie, who stated With so much love for Twitter, yet another Twitter-clone has been launched on the micro-blogging space. This time, YarnPad! has emerged from Nigeria and lets you “see wetin people they yarn about”, that is, what people are talking about. Founded by Deji Kadri and Victor Sylva, […]

[TECH]: APPFRICA LABS AND SOFTWARE FACTORY TALK ICT #ICT IN UGANDA

(Africa Interactive) – Uganda is one of African countries that has a fast growing ICT-sector. One of the biggest problems for ICT-companies is finding qualified personnel. That is why some of them started an incubator to give chances to talented graduates to eventually start their own compant. To examples are ‘Appfrica Labs’ and ‘Software Factory’, […]