Kimberly Jacobs, 1:38 pm AFKI Original
Changing perspectives on travel to Africa was one of the topics discussed at Social Media Week New York City. Panelists encouraged more people to travel to Africa through their various companies and through social media.
Kimberly Jacobs, 1:40 am AFKI Original
As international and domestic tourism increases in Africa, the use of technology to book travel accommodations has also risen. The needs of tourists have changed. that’s where Sleepout.co.ke — soon to be sleepout.com — comes in.
Kimberly Jacobs, 11:41 am AFKI Original
Tourism is adding to the economic growth that the continent is experiencing as it continues to develop in many different areas. Such growth in tourism calls for regulation to protect the integrity of both tourists and businesses in the tourism industry.
Kimberly Jacobs, 11:09 am AFKI Original
Media executives and CEOs from around the world are coming together in Africa to meet and discuss the changes that are, and that need to take place to welcome the emergence of broadcast through technology platforms.
Kimberly Jacobs, 10:27 am AFKI Original
In a world of heavy social media use, mobile app Mxit — which is wildly popular in South Africa, and 127 other countries — is ahead of the curve. With over 7.4 million users …
Kimberly Jacobs, 12:22 pm AFKI Original
Gareth Crossley and Bryan Webb make-up the dynamic duo of the premier motor investment company Crossley & Webb. They’ve turned a love for classic and sports car vehicles into more than an investment venture — rather a lifestyle for clients.
Kimberly Jacobs, 12:17 pm AFKI Original
After starting Appfrica in 2008, founder and CEO, Jon Gosier introduced a competition, Apps 4 Africa, to go along with the technology firm which continues to push awareness of the bright minds in Africa — along with investing in them. In Apps 4 Africa’s first year, the accelerator received about 50 applications, which has heightened to more than 300 entrepreneurs expressing interest in recent competitions. Three innovators are selected by a board of official judges who help create a gateway for technological mentorship and funding. Gosier’s passion for creating such a platform came from living in Uganda and seeing an immediate need to create opportunities for the people living there who were interested in technology.