3 November 2016During October, various internet photo memes popped up featuring a Ghanaian toddler absorbed in his art work. The boy became a viral...
Melissa Javan Amo Ngoepe Amo Ngoepe learned the true meaning of the African proverb – "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want...
The Possible Conference held in Braamfontein last week was an opportunity for 300 creatives and content creators to learn from each other and get guidance from branding professionals.
The Time 100 is an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, including academics, politicians, cultural personalities and philanthropists. A number of Africans and Africa-related events feature this year.
In nod to the level of excellence of South Africa's advertising agencies, a South African has been selected for the radio and audio jury at the London International Awards. Working for Ogilvy & Mather, Mariana O'Kelly has over 18 years' experience in the industry.
The African Storybook project is using the internet to bring uniquely African children's literature to a wider audience, telling the stories of the continent in over 2000 languages
South African journalists won a number of categories in the 20th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards. The awards were handed out in Nairobi, Kenya, this past weekend. Keynote speaker President Uhuru Kenyatta praised the journalists' efforts to tell their own African stories.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $4,7 billion grant to support data journalism in Africa. The International Center for Journalists programme will run in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria, including a journalism school in Cape Town.
South Africa's fight against crime is getting positive results thanks in part to initiatives such as Crime Stop and Crime Line. The latest quarterly report to the end of June shows that tip-offs from the general public are resulting in the arrest of suspected criminals.
The organisers of the annual African Bloggers Awards say that despite unreliable internet connectivity, the continent is taking charge of its own narrative by using the power of social media to connect and share their good news stories. Here's the full list of this year's winners.