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Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards close on 30 June 2017

Issued by Topco Media 8 hours ago

#StartupStory: KapitalWise

KapitalWise uses predictive analytics to analyse your accounts and move extra cash towards your investment goals. In a nutshell, it automates savings and investing

By Ilse van den Berg 11 hours ago

New Tafel Lite ad from Namibia Breweries

Namibia Breweries' Tafel Lite, launched in Namibia one year ago, has released a new TVC

12 hours ago

Africa Code Week launches for 2017

Continent-wide digital skills development initiative aims to train half a million young Africans in one week

1 day ago

Urban growth a boon for Africa's industrialisation

The 2017 Economic Report on Africa calls for harnessing urban growth

By Franck Kuwonu 23 Jun 2017

Innovation is the key to keep Africa moving forward

Africa month recently reminded us of just how far we've come as a continent. Sthe Shabangu of Samsung Africa, urges leaders and innovators not to forget what still needs to be done

By Sthembile Shabangu 22 Jun 2017

Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

1 day ago

Thomson Reuters wants to partner with “vibrant” African innovators

Thomson Reuters is looking at ways to partner with the “vibrant innovation hotspots” of Nairobi and Lagos

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

Nigerian start-up, Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment

Within an African e-commerce sector which is plagued by cash, the majority of payments are still being made in cash at the point of delivery

1 day ago

Zuckerberg on Facebook's new mission statement

CNN interviewed Mark Zuckerberg in an exclusive broadcast interview - his first in nearly five years. They chat about the company's new mission statement [video]

23 Jun 2017

A new measurement paradigm that is ideal for ad testing

One of the difficulties of advertising research is to determine the dimensions to measure.

By mike broom 23 Jun 2017

Marketing leadership in the new world

A brand is a symbol of the organisation, but reputation is the overall trust and appreciation that observers feel for the organisation. Marketers focus on the identity and brand of an organisation, but externally the image of the organisation is the perception of observers

By Danette Breitenbach 23 Jun 2017

Telling Africa's history from an African perspective

DW launches history project for young Africans in cooperation with Gerda Henkel Foundation

23 Jun 2017

Facebook Africa's new forward-looking office space

Nunu Ntshingila, the regional director of Facebook Africa, recently gave some members of the media a tour of its new office in Johannesburg

By Jessica Tennant 22 Jun 2017

Banking the win of simple business innovation

Are you using the power of digital to make things worse?

By Douglas Kruger 22 Jun 2017

Tabech wins Seedstars Mozambique round

Mobile insurance startup Tabech has been selected as the winner of the Mozambique round of Seedstars World for its Móvelcare product. It was also announced that the annual Seedstars Africa Regional Summit will take place in Mozambique

22 Jun 2017

Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge winners announced

Facebook celebrates MENA winners of the first Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

22 Jun 2017

Mobile movie ticket services for Nigerians

BBM Messenger and Nairabox bring movie tickets service to users in Nigeria

22 Jun 2017

In-store retail engagement - a simple yet significant medium

In-store face-to-face engagement with the consumer still forms a crucial role in both introducing new products, as well as directly influencing the shopper's purchasing decision at the final point-of-purchase.

Issued by Rocket Creative Design & Display 22 Jun 2017

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International

Information overload fuels 'fake news': study

PARIS - "Fake news" has become a troubling phenomenon, allegedly used to manipulate voters and fuel a rise in global populism. In one case, it inspired a man to shoot up a Washington pizzeria.

9 hours ago

Facebook to produce own TV series, games

NEW YORK - Facebook is starting production on high-quality television series and gaming shows to be broadcast on its platform, one of the social media giant's executives said on Monday.

14 hours ago

Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

LONDON - US social media giant Facebook launched a campaign in Britain on Friday to counter the spread of online extremism following warnings from Prime Minister Theresa May after four terror attacks in three months.

1 day ago

Liability problems for WhatsApp admin users

The questions of the liability of admin users of WhatsApp is increasing, following the case of an administrator of a WhatsApp group face arrest after a defamatory image of the Prime Minister of India was shared on a WhatsApp group created by the administrator.

23 Jun 2017

Red Bull Music Academy opens for applications for 2018

Music makers from all over the world are invited to apply for the 20th Red Bull Music Academy 2018 being held in Berlin from Friday, 8 September to Thursday, 12 October 2018. Applications close on Monday, 4 September 2017.

22 Jun 2017

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