Adisa Amanor-Wilks is the founder and CEO of Abjel Communications.
Social entrepreneurship - an amazing tool that can help African development

As entrepreneurship is crucial for any thriving economy, the growing number of entrepreneurs in Africa has captivated the interest of the world.

By Adisa Amanor-Wilks 23 hours ago

Philip Thomas, Ascential Events CEO and chairman-elect of Cannes Lions.
CMO Growth Council launched by Cannes Lions and ANA

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in partnership with the Association of National Advertisers' (ANA) CMO Masters Circle, announced the launch of the CMO Growth Council.

1 day ago

Alisée De Tonnac, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Seedstars World.
Today's emerging market entrepreneurs will achieve SDGs - Seedstars

This is the generation of entrepreneurs that will achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as much more needs to be done to boost impact investing and to accelerate entrepreneurs in emerging markets, according to Alisée De Tonnac, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Seedstars World.

2 days ago

AfriDocs and Channel24 strike streaming deal
AfriDocs and Channel24 strike streaming deal

The only free streaming platform on the continent for the best African documentaries, AfriDocs, has reached agreement with Channel24 to stream its content exclusively on the channel.

2 days ago

One of the Castle Lite Unlocks concerts. Image supplied.
Castle Lite's 'Unlocks' concert brings the brand's purpose to life

Castle Lite is known for bringing international hip-hop artists to South Africa to give its consumers a one of a kind experience through its 'Unlocks' concerts that happen once every year. In its seventh year, the Unlocks concert has brought to South Africa artists such as J Cole, Travis Scott, Bryson Tiller and others with Chance the Rapper headlining this year's concert.

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

Showcasing Africa's innovators
Showcasing Africa's innovators

The disruptors and innovators in Africa that have come up with solutions to Africa's most serious problems will feature on the African Innovation Summit (AIS) agenda. AIS believes that the solutions are in Africa and innovators need to be at the table architecting a conducive environment for innovation to thrive in Africa.

2 days ago

The role of mobile in building brand loyalty
The role of mobile in building brand loyalty

With falling consumer confidence and a slow growth economic growth outlook, brands are intensifying the fight for consumer loyalty. Mobile is emerging as a powerful enabler - and driver - of brand loyalty in South Africa.

By Nicholas Bednall 3 days ago

David Tiltman, head of content, Warc. Image supplied.
Warc and Sabre Awards partner to showcase PR-led case studies

Warc has partnered with the Sabre Awards in order to expand its content to include PR-led case studies from around the world.

3 days ago

#AfricaLEAD: Jack Leslie on why this is Africa's time
#AfricaLEAD: Jack Leslie on why this is Africa's time

All the economic indicators, as well as other portents are in place for unparalleled Africa development, according to Jack Leslie, chairman of global marketing communications firm, Weber Shandwick. Leslie visited South Africa and Kenya recently to open a dedicated office in Nairobi.

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

Kigali, Rwanda.
AfDB partners with Africa Innovation Summit

KIGALI, Rwanda - The partnership of the African Development Bank (AfDB) with the second edition of the Africa Innovation Summit (AIS 11), to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, 6-8 June 2018, was seen as crucial for the success of the first summit too.

3 days ago

Classifieds app raises funding to expand in Africa
Classifieds app raises funding to expand in Africa

DAKAR, Senegal - CoinAfrique, the most downloaded classifieds app in French-speaking Africa, has raised €2.5 million to accelerate its development in French-speaking Africa. It aims to exceed 10 million monthly users by 2022.

13 Apr 2018

Barclays Accelerator.
Why African banks must work with fintech startups

The need for African banks to innovate at a quicker pace and access new customer segments is behind the increasing number of financial institutions partnering with or investing in fintech startups.

By Tom Jackson 13 Apr 2018

Broadband connectivity to expand throughout West Africa
Broadband connectivity to expand throughout West Africa

A new partnership between Vodacom Business Nigeria and integrated satellite solutions provider, Intelsat, will see broadband connectivity expand throughout West Africa.

13 Apr 2018