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#EpicaAwards2019: SA's VMLY&R announced as one of the finalists!

The 2019 Epica Awards shortlist has been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars revealed as a finalist in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

7 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaCom: Future of digital financial services in Africa

According to the World Economic Forum, there are 700m people using digital financial services globally, of which half are in Africa...

By Nicci Botha 21 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Apple, Disney and Netflix's streaming battle isn't winner-take-all

With the recent launch of Apple TV Plus and the imminent arrival of Disney Plus, the video landscape has never looked so competitive...

By Amanda Lotz & Ramon Lobato 22 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaCom: How to accelerate digital transformation to 5G the right way

The 22nd edition of Africacom took place from 12 to 14 November 2019 at the CTICC in Cape Town. Chair for the first morning of Africacom's headline keynotes was Toby Shapshak, editor-in-chief of Stuff magazine, with Paul Scanlan, CTO of carrier business group at Huawei technologies, up first on all things 5G and even 'facial recognition' of fish...

By Leigh Andrews 22 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa Canal + Adds M6 International to its bouquets

Canal + In Africa is now integrating the M6 International TV channel into its television packages...

23 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Check out all the winners of the 2019 E! People's Choice Awards

The second edition of the E! People's Choice Awards was recently held at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California in the US...

23 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

CPJ deepens database of attacks on the press

A newly updated database on CPJ.org visualiSes the trend of media attacks in recent times - and how it combines and contrasts with other trends in decades of research on journalists who have been imprisoned or killed or who have gone missing because of their work since 1992...

By Elana Beiser 1 day ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

4 priorities to improve African aviation

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments and industry in Africa to focus on four priorities to allow aviation to drive economic and social development on the continent, enrich people's lives and enable the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

First China-Nigeria co-production

First co-production between China and Nigeria, will be called '30 Days in China'...

1 day ago

FINANCE

African investment confidence reaping rewards

Africa is ready to absorb more investments. The risk perceptions from the continent, while high, are often exaggerated. And they do not often match what data shows and return performance on investment...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Can Africa overcome these threats to security and stability?

Our continent is hurtling towards an uncertain future that is being shaped by the forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

By Pedro Guerreiro 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Media: How to protect your phone from spyware

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) Safety Advisory: Journalists have become targets of Pegasus spyware...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How social media activity is fuelling future global women's sports investment

Increased social media activity is believed to be fuelling investment in future global women's sports...

2 days ago

PROPERTY

Tax and forex in Africa: A property investor's perspective

A combination of political volatility, regulatory uncertainty and economic stagnation has seen South Africa understandably falling out of favour with local and global property investors of late. However, much of the rest of Africa remains a relatively attractive investment proposition...

By Gerhard Zeelie 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Winners of AWIEF women entrepreneurship awards announced

Twenty-two women founders and entrepreneurs from 10 different African countries were selected as finalists in the annual AWIEF Awards...

8 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

5 steps to becoming a smarter target marketer

Dr Carl Driesener, senior marketing scientist at the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute (EBI) of marketing science in Australia - the home of evidence-based marketing, shared five steps to being a smarter target marketer at Spark Media's recent 'seminar roadshow'...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Nov 2019

AGRICULTURE

LE South Africa introduces oil-spill-eating enzyme technology

"In nature, bacteria release enzymes and biosurfactants that attack the spill. The biosurfactants emulsify the spill, breaking it down to be used as a food source for the bacteria. The end result of this process is CO2 and water."

8 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

African mobile operators must harness digital content

Upstream will demonstrate at this year's AfricaCom how mobile operators in Africa can achieve a head start in addressing the industry's upcoming challenges...

8 Nov 2019

FINANCE

Driving the fintech and regulation success story

Tell me if you've heard this one before. Somewhere in Africa, some savvy entrepreneurs come up with a potentially disruptive solution to a longstanding infrastructural challenge...

By Lee Naik 8 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

StarTimes completes DTV project for 1000 Nigerian villages

The Chinese government committed to provide satellite TVs for 10,000 African villages and as a result, StarTimes was commissioned to carry out the project across Africa...

7 Nov 2019

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