Andela fellowship

Andela opens applications for Fellowship programme

Global talent accelerator Andela, which trains talented young Africans and connects them with global employers, has begun accepting applications for its Fellowship, an intensive paid three-month immersion training programme. The company, which aims at producing world-class remote developers, would help applicants, mostly graduates, to master the craft of professional software development while working for leading technology […]


Nigerian brand, Thrivia Studios, launches Android racing game

Highway Flee is an indigenous racing game developed by Thrivia Studios. Drawing from the love hate relationship between commercial vehicle drivers and security operatives in Lagos, Nigeria, the objective of the game is to basically stay ahead of the police patrol vehicle. The game is set in Lagos, with the gamer controlling a tricycle while being […]

UBA Cameroon

UBA Cameroon Wins “Prepaid Innovative Product of the Year” Award

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Cameroon has emerged the winner of the prepaid innovative product of the year award, for its innovative “Cobranded Student ID Visa Prepaid” concept, which aims to provide universities and students with a multi-function Visa card. The card serves as an identification card for students, and contains information that identifies and indicates […]

CEo Sleepout

The CEO SleepOut Arrives South Africa

CEO SleepOut, a concept aimed at encouraging CEOs to help fight homelessness, has launched in South Africa. The concept was developed by Bernard Fehon 10 years ago in Australia. His aim was to encourage CEOs to take steps towards making a difference in the lives of homeless people. The concept deviates from the norm of […]


CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2015

CNN International and MultiChoice have officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards. The 2015 edition marks the 20th anniversary of the African Journalist Awards. The competition which targets African nationals based on the continent, welcomes entries from journalists creating content targeting an African audience. Executive Vice President and Managing Director of CNN International, […]