MARKETING & MEDIA

Global concern over Zimbabwe situation

Concern is growing internationally at the continued internet and news blackout in Zimbabwe, amid reports of a violent crackdown aimed at quelling dissent...

3 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Investigative journalist Ahmed Divela shot dead in Ghana

Authorities in Ghana should immediately investigate the killing of journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale Divela...

7 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

"Cowardly" Kenya terror attack condemned by the AU

Statement of the chairperson of the African Union Commission on the terrorist attack in Nairobi...

1 day ago

FINANCE

Mobile payments boost Nigerian economy

Mobile penetration has significantly increased across Africa, with Nigeria remaining the largest mobile market of about 162-million subscribers and a penetration rate of 84%...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nigerian government urged to review national broadband plan

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) and telecommunication operators have called on the government to review the National Broadband Plan, which had penetration targets for both fixed and mobile broadband...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Digital transformation support for Rwanda from Alibaba

Alibaba is assisting the Rwandan government with enabling a digital economy...

1 day ago

ICT

#BizTrends2019: Top mobile trends for the 2019 consumer

"This is not the year of the mobile phone". The African consumer is tired of hearing this...

By Lynette Hundermark 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#BizTrends2019: Africa is one of the major players in the global economic future

New APO Group CEO, Lionel Reina, gives Bizcommunity.Africa his trend predictions for 2019...

1 day ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

#BizTrends2019: Quick hit trends and the problem with competing giving behaviours

The social impact space is buzzing. Social entrepreneurship is the next "rock star" career, there's more investment flowing into social ventures...

By Andy Hadfield 1 day ago

HEALTHCARE

Why does malaria recur? How pieces of the puzzle are slowly being filled in

Some people suffer from repeated attacks of malaria. These can occur weeks to months or longer after contracting the disease...

By Miles B Markus 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Why the wall?

Chris Botha, group managing director of Park Advertising discusses why Wall Breakers will be the real change-makers in 2019...

By Chris Botha 2 days ago

ICT

2019 MEST Africa Challenge applications now open

The MEST Africa Challenge returns for its second year, offering equity investment for startups based in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa and Cote d'Ivoire...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

StarTimes to broadcast UNILAG TV in Lagos

StarTimes has agreed to broadcast the University of Lagos television station (UNILAG TV) as part of its bouquet of channels...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

CPJ joins call for Zimbabwe to restore internet and social media access

The Committee to Protect Journalists joined more than 20 rights organisations and the #KeepItOn Coalition to call for authorities in Zimbabwe to restore internet and social media services...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Advertising is dead. Long live value-tising

As we begin 2019, our industry sits quaking in its ethically sourced vintage leather boots. Panic and anxiety around data, consultants, insourcing, etc. But has this all not been self-inflicted? Is this all the final acknowledgement of an industry with an identity crisis?

By Mike Silver 2 days ago

ENERGY & MINING

#BizTrends2019: What's happening in the African energy space?

Experts provide insight in to the emerging trends in African energy and infrastructure projects.

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#BizTrends2019: The rise of live communications and branded everything

When you study the world's most iconic work from recent times, you see patterns that may give you a direction of where everything is headed - at least in the short term. However, the world is extremely complex currently, and nothing is clearly defined, especially in the long term...

By Peter Khoury 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#BizTrends2019: From disappearing acts to dark social and digital wellness

Kalliebree Keynerd, head of social media at Joe Public Connect, predicts we'll see more of the following six trends over the coming months...

By Kalliebree Keynerd 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

StarTimes offers satellite TV access to 1000 Nigerian villages

About 1000 Nigerian villages will benefit from the 10,000 African Villages Project, an initiative of the Chinese Government to provide digital TV access to rural communities across Africa...

3 days ago

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