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Where to invest in Africa

Rand Merchant Bank's ninth edition of Where to Invest in Africa is returning to its roots - the sectors that are key to unlocking the continent's growth potential...

10 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

New streaming service to launch in Africa

Increasing demand for high-quality streaming content across Africa - new service launches...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa Wired: Artificial intelligence offers benefits for Africa

Promoting AI in Africa is a top priority for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)...

By Hugo Bourhis 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Film training for Nigerian filmmakers

Nigerian Film Corporation partners with French Agency for Development to provide film training in Nigeria...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa's Wendy Williams fans look forward to her on air return

The Wendy Williams Show renewed for another two seasons for Sub-Saharan African viewers...

1 day ago

RETAIL

#FoodNextAfrica: The SA food startup championing traditional African flavours

Young entrepreneur Sipamandla Manqele is using food to inspire pride in indigenous African ingredients, while economically uplifting the small-scale farmers and local communities involved in their cultivation and processing...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The role of big data in the digital world

Data, in huge numbers, can be used to grow an online business successfully...

2 days ago

LEGAL

AfCFTA under the spotlight at ISO assembly

Support for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement formed part of discussions at the 42nd General Assembly of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), currently underway in Cape Town...

2 days ago

HEALTHCARE

Mid-level workers: Africa's unsung health heroes need more support

Mid-level health workers can play an important role in addressing shortages of health professionals and improving access to care...

By Ian Couper 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

African Media Agency markets END Fund

African Media Agency to steer END FUND media and PR activities in Africa...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#GartnerSYM: Offering the 'everything customer' the multi-experience

Continuing the opening keynote from the first morning of Gartner Symposium 2019, Don Scheibenreif, distinguished VP analyst at Gartner, explained the concept of the 'everything consumer' and why we need to offer them the all-new multi-experience...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Of foxes and paradoxes in the media henhouse

Future historians may well scramble to understand what was going on at the Media Freedom Conference in London and the simultaneous Social Media summit at the White House (held earlier this year in July). They will surely be confounded by media policy in the post-broadcast era by looking at these two events. And they will struggle to reconcile what is claimed to be policy against what is actually practised on the ground...

By Derek Abdinor 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nike wins Emmy for Colin Kaepernick ad

Nike has won the Emmy for Outstanding Commercial at the 2019 Creative Arts Emmy Awards...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

New study highlights opportunities to optimise digital evolution in Africa

Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, and South Africa, are examples of how digital inclusion can be accelerated across the continent for economic benefit to all...

3 days ago

PROPERTY

Why mixed-use is the key to funding African hotel development

A new report from JLL, an international professional services firm specialising in real estate, has revealed that people seeking to finance new hotel projects in Africa will be much more successful if their hotel is part of a mixed-use development...

3 days ago

RETAIL

Pentawards 2019 honours best in global packaging design

The winners of the annual Pentawards, a prestigious packaging design competition, were recognised at a gala ceremony held on 12 September in London. Microsoft scooped the top Diamond prize...

3 days ago

ICT

Blockchain deployments across financial services ecosystems to be seen in the future

Lack of interoperability standards will prevent pervasive blockchain deployment across financial services ecosystems for at least three years...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#FairnessFirst: Triple Eight on not just surviving but thriving as an all-female agency

Not only is Triple Eight Africa's fastest-growing all-female marketing agency, they were also the 'overall winners for investing in young women' at the recent Gender Mainstreaming Awards. Here's the essence of the socially conscious marketing, PR and digital agency's success...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

HEALTHCARE

Kenya introduces anti-malaria vaccine

Kenya has introduced a malaria vaccine to children from six months of age in selected areas of the country in a phased pilot introduction. It is the first and only vaccine to significantly reduce malaria in children...

3 days ago

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