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Incubation model helps social entrepreneurs
Incubation model helps social entrepreneurs

Over 1 million African children's lives improved by local social entrepreneurs in Africa

4 hours ago

António Guterres.
‘Learn from and work with Africa'

To mark Africa Day today, António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, said all of humanity will benefit by listening, learning and working with the people of Africa

4 hours ago

Victor Zastolskiy © –
How emotion affects advertising

You really have to be operating in the dark ages of marketing if you haven't cottoned on to the importance of emotion in marketing communication

By John Laurence 4 hours ago

The ruins of Breeze FM. Credit: mfwa.org/bellanaija.com.
Demolition of Nigeria's Breeze FM an "open attack on the press"

On May 22, 2017, security operatives and officials of the Nasarawa State Urban Development Board stormed the premises of privately-owned Breeze FM and razed the building.

6 hours ago

Tips for maintaining your WordPress business site
Tips for maintaining your WordPress business site

Nowadays, many businesses have websites built on the WordPress content management system (CMS). This CMS is not only user-friendly but also comes with a wide range of free plugins and themes

By Charles Mburugu 7 hours ago

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Harnessing the longevity of 'cool'

One brand has maintained its cool factor for seven years running, but how did they do it?

By Danny Bryer 8 hours ago

Fighting fake flames
Fighting fake flames

Fake news, false claims, invented opinions and online rumour can seriously burn your reputation. Oresti Patricios, CEO of Ornico, unpacks a strategy for putting out fake news fires before they rage out of control and explains how to manage your reputation in the wake of a fake news onslaught against your brand

By Oresti Patricios 9 hours ago

#NewCampaign: Him, Her & Me
#NewCampaign: Him, Her & Me

In an attempt to make what Siemens actually does relatable to the lives it impacts on a daily basis, the diversified engineering company briefed King James II with the challenging task to humanise the brand, building on the launch of the brand campaign, Ingenuity for Life.

10 hours ago

Marketers in Africa should leverage mobile as an amplifier
Marketers in Africa should leverage mobile as an amplifier

Mobile is rapidly outpacing traditional channels such as television and print as the medium of choice by African consumers for accessing information and entertainment.

By Werner Lindemann 1 day ago

New head leads Fairtrade Label SA in achieving 2017 goals
New head leads Fairtrade Label SA in achieving 2017 goals

Leán Muller has recently been appointed as the new head to direct Fairtrade Label in accomplishing the vast goals it has set for 2017

By Cari Coetzee 1 day ago

Focus on the connected customer to deliver personal experiences
Focus on the connected customer to deliver personal experiences

Nigerian CIOs must focus on the needs of the connected consumer and look at how they can use the next wave of social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies (also known as the Third Platform), to deliver personalised experiences

1 day ago

Gen X: How to get the generation right (part 3)
Gen X: How to get the generation right (part 3)

Based on Viacom's extensive research on Generation X, how should brands, advertisers, marketers and media companies alike re-evaluate the way they represent this group of consumers?

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Gen X: Decluttering misconceptions about what it means to be an adult in 2017 (part 2)
Gen X: Decluttering misconceptions about what it means to be an adult in 2017 (part 2)

While the world was focusing on Millennials and Baby Boomers, Gen X were quietly reinventing what it means to be an adult today

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Kwesé expands reach of mobile TV across continent
Kwesé expands reach of mobile TV across continent

Kwesé TV has signed distribution agreements with Africa's leading mobile network operators in a significant development for the broadcaster which seeks to disrupt the industry by giving more viewers access to premium content through its innovative multi-platform business model

2 days ago

Driving a youth-centred information society in Africa
Driving a youth-centred information society in Africa

Empowering and preparing the youth in Africa for the future: we need to drive a youth-centred information society, says Nokia

2 days ago

Understanding growth power in sub-Saharan Africa and defining Africa's middle class
Understanding growth power in sub-Saharan Africa and defining Africa's middle class

UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing and Ipsos have partnered to uncover a mass of data about a market comprising roughly a 100 million people in sub-Saharan Africa - the urban middle class

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

Garden City development
Primedia wins rights to $500m Kenyan Mall

The advertising rights to the international, integrated lifestyle Garden City Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, have been awarded to Primedia Outdoor

2 days ago

How to market to Africa's resilient, ambitious middle class
How to market to Africa's resilient, ambitious middle class

How do you market to Africa's extremely aspirational middle class that is more than 100 million strong, with a combined monthly spending power of R1.3 trillion?

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

Laura Rawden, Safrea chair.
#AfricaMonth: Safrea on the freelance future of work. Are you ready?

Safrea chair Laura Rawden speaks about the benefit of belonging to a professional body, especially as a freelancer while the world of work continues to evolve across the continent

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Fortumo expands into Algeria, Ghana and Tanzania
Fortumo expands into Algeria, Ghana and Tanzania

The mobile payments company Fortumo announced that it has expanding its carrier billing services to three new African markets

3 days ago

(L-R): Nic Rudnick, CEO, Liquid Telecoms; Uche Ofodile, Regional Head, Africa Express Wi-Fi, Facebook; Artur Mendes, CCO, Angola Cables; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; Chris Wood, CEO, WIOCC and Chris George, Strategic Initiatives, Google, at the 2017 International Telecoms Week, held in Chicago, this past week.
Greater investments needed to drive data explosion in Africa

Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent's broadband data explosion

3 days ago

Orange launches in Liberia.
Orange becomes market leader in Liberia after acquisition

Orange launches its brand in Liberia and continues to build on its strong presence in West Africa

3 days ago

Gen X: From rebellious, slacker youth generation to trailblazers of profound social change (part 1)
Gen X: From rebellious, slacker youth generation to trailblazers of profound social change (part 1)

Christian Kurz, senior vice president, global insights for Viacom International Media Networks unpacks the media company's latest global study and some game-changing insights on Generation X

By Jessica Tennant 19 May 2017

12 signs your business model may be broken
12 signs your business model may be broken

The death of a business is not like a car crash and as sudden as many tend to presume, but disasters do happen whether you are prepared for them or not

By Matt Brown 19 May 2017

Thebe Ikalafeng, brand and reputation expert, at 2017 African Utility Week
#AUW2017: Why utilities need to build better brands

The ever-vibrant and inspirational brand and reputation expert Thebe Ikalafeng delivered one of the keynote talks at the recently concluded 2017 African Utility Week

By Sindy Peters 19 May 2017

Dejan Bozic © –
#Samra2017: Questions to help you uncover fake news

‘Fake news' was a hot topic at the annual Samra conference held last week. I chatted to CEO Leonie Vorster about the importance of future-proofing decision-making as part of an overarching marketing strategy, especially in the current media climate of fake news

By Leigh Andrews 19 May 2017

Support for female-led African film projects
Support for female-led African film projects

An Accelerator Incubator Program provides an exciting new platform to support the development of women-led audio-visual content in Africa

19 May 2017

First place winner 2016, Angel Adelaja of Fresh Direct NG.
Support launched for female African entrepreneurs

She Leads Africa launches accelerator for women-run businesses with Work in Progress! Alliance

19 May 2017

Fernand Cello
Madagascar targets Radio Jupiter

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns radio journalist Fernand Cello's arrest in Madagascar

19 May 2017

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