Google would like to thank our partners from across the region who are helping to make this campaign successful. All our partners are running activities to help increase the visibility that web, Google and our success stories are having on the continent of Africa.
United Nations Development Program (UNDP) partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in 177 countries and territories, we offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.
World leaders have pledged to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, including the overarching goal of cutting poverty in half by 2015. UNDP's network links and coordinates global and national efforts to reach these Goals. Our focus is helping countries build and share solutions to the challenges of:
- Poverty Reduction and Achievement of the MDGs
- Democratic Governance
- Crisis Prevention and Recovery
- Environment and Energy for Sustainable Development
The New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) is a programme of the African Union adopted in 2001 in Lusaka, Zambia, aimed primarily at poverty alleviation and promotion of economic growth and sustainable development in Africa. As a consequence of the integration of NEPAD into the structures and processes of the African Union, the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency (NPCA) was established by the Decision of the 14th AU Assembly of February 2010 as the technical body of the African Union
The African Network Information Centre, AFRINIC is one of the five Regional Internet Registries in the world, ensuring a fair distribution and management of Internet number resources in the African region. AFRINIC, distributes and manages Internet Protocol Addresses and Autonomous System Numbers (IP addresses) which are critical resources that allows a device to connect on the Internet. AFRINIC is a member of the Number Resources Organisation and operates as a non-governmental and not-for-profit member-based organisation in Ebene, Mauritius.
Nation Media Group (NMG) is East and Central Africa’s largest, independent media house. The Group’s operations span four countries – Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda – encompassing three television stations, ten newspapers, five radio stations and various digital products. NMG is part of AKFED - the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development Network. AKFED is an international development agency dedicated to promoting entrepreneurship and building economically sound enterprises in the developing world.
THISDAY is published by THISDAY Newspapers Limited. It hit newsstands on January 22, 1995 and quickly carved out a niche for itself in business and political reporting and for breaking big news stories. It soon became Nigeria's newspaper of record. In its first years of publication, THISDAY won the Newspaper of the Year Award for three consecutive years. In 1997 THISDAY also became the first Nigerian newspaper to introduce full colour printing. It now has printing plants in Lagos, Abuja and in the Niger Delta.
Cool FM, “Your #1 Hit Music Station”, is a Nigerian Music Station with a format of 70% Urban contemporary (UC) and 30% of Adult contemporary (AC) ranked between #1 and #4 overall, but the #1 station in its format. Our target audience is 15 to 45, having programs that attract other age groups also.
Nigeria Info FM, “Your #1 Talk, News and Sports Station”, the first station in its format in Nigeria. It proudly broadcasts local and international news with a blend of talk & sports shows, while addressing current affairs and topical issues. Our target audience is 20 and above, from the A, B & C social classes.
Wazobia FM, “The People’s Station”, ranked #1 radio station all over Nigeria, brings you a vibrant blend of indigenous artists from all over the African continent. Wazobia’s musical and comical background is infused with global and national news, topical issues, sports, interviews, games and entertainment gists, all delivered in PIDGIN. Our target audience is the masses (grassroots), having programs that also attract the upper classes.
The South African Broadcasting Corporation serves audiences in all South African languages and has by far the biggest audience reach compared to any other South African media organisation. The public broadcaster has 3 television stations and 18 radio stations, plus Channel Africacovering sub-Saharan Africa and beyond in English, French, Portuguese, Kiswahili, Chinyanja and Silozi. SAfm is theSABC's national English language public radio station and prides itself as South Africa’s news and information leader. The SABC News website provides South African and international audiences with breaking news, in-depth reporting and the best of SABC radio and TV news and current affairs coverage.
City Press is a national Sunday newspaper with a weekly readership of over 1 757 million people and a circulation figure of 126 400, carrying news from South Africa, the continent and the rest of the world. It has separate Sports, Business, Careers sections as well as an opinion and analysis section – Voices– with award winning journalists and social commentators as contributors. It is the only Sunday newspaper with a glossy lifestyle magazine – iMag. Our daily news offering is carried on our website, www.citypress.co.za. Editor in Chief Ferial Haffajee has been at the helm since 2009 and was the first Black woman to edit a major South African newspaper; she is a board member of the International Press Institute and the International Women’s Media Foundation. City Press celebrated its 30th Anniversary in March 2012.