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Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought (masterclass)

An interview with Fort CEO Shukri Toefy to find out what one could expect to learn from his masterclass on ‘Building at the speed of thought: the new creative economy', where he'll be sharing insights into trends and the changing value chain of the new creative economy

By Jessica Tennant 13 hours ago

#AfricaAchiever OMG Digital aims to reach Africa's millennials

Our Africa Achiever this month is co-founder of OMG Digital in Ghana, Jesse Arhin Ghansah

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

Egypt's Mosawer launches online photography platform

Egyptian startup Mosawer has launched what it claims to be the MENA region's first comprehensive platform allowing photographers and videographers to manage their workflow and gain exposure

By Tom Jackson 11 Aug 2017

Pamro confirms conference speakers

The Pan African Media Research Organisation (Pamro) has confirmed the speakers for the 18th All Africa Media Research Conference

11 Aug 2017

Journalists detained, harassed, beaten covering Congo protests

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should cease harassing and detaining journalists and should allow them to cover protests and other events of public interest without interference

7 Aug 2017

Facebook takes action against fake news in Kenya

With the recent spate of fake news reports circulating on social media in Kenya, Facebook has rolled out an educational tool to help people spot fake news on the platform

7 Aug 2017

How to save SA from state capture and media elitism

Critical questions about South Africa's political future, the economy, media and its sustainability, and how to combat the fake news scourge, were all addressed at the Daily Maverick's The Gathering 2017 series

By Louise Marsland 4 Aug 2017

Fake news is ‘weaponised social media'

Fake news is the new battleground for media freedom as social media is “weaponised” for propaganda purposes and fake news

By Louise Marsland 3 Aug 2017

Media freedom is a cornerstone of democracy

Anti-media rhetoric is fuelling violence against journalists across South Africa, The Gathering 2017 Media Edition, presented by The Daily Maverick, heard

By Louise Marsland 3 Aug 2017

Mali YouTube activist hurt in assassination bid

A Malian activist whose fierce criticism of politicians and religious figures on YouTube has made him a cult figure, survived an assassination attempt on Tuesday, his family told AFP

28 Jul 2017

Moroccan journalist jailed over protests

A Moroccan court on Tuesday sentenced to three months in jail a journalist accused of having "invited" people to take part in banned protests in the restive north, his website said

27 Jul 2017

How brands can fight the negative impact of fake news

How to manage reputation damage in the wake of a fake news onslaught against your brand

By Oresti Patricios 25 Jul 2017

Customer Experience Management Summit returns to Cape Town

The sixth Customer Experience (CX) Management Summit in Africa, taking place mid-August, will explore current and future state of CX to strengthen the industry within the African continent

24 Jul 2017

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International

Women in Marketing Awards open to South African candidates

South African women in marketing can enter the international Women in Marketing Awards, which has identified a global need to celebrate women in marketing, advertising and communications. Deadline for award entry submissions is midnight Monday, 18 September 2017.

1 day ago

The final frontier of the independent agency

The success of South African agencies in Cannes recently is a reflection of the big talent in the country. Taking this talent and the size of the agencies into account and adding the knowledge and professionalism of South African agencies, it would be logical for the country to be a hub for the rest of the countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

Boost your brand through rapid response

How quickly and effectively marketers respond and adapt to ongoing consumer feedback is the new determinant of brand performance according to a new survey report, released by the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council.

3 days ago

The many hats of the successful inventor

The basis of many a great business is a great invention. New product ideas are fairly easy to conceive, but it takes something else to bring it to market. That's why it's so hard to be a successful inventor. It's not just one job.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 11 Aug 2017

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