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MARKETING & MEDIA

A visa-free Africa still faces hurdles

Despite fears of an increase in crimes, some countries in Africa are liberalising visas to attract investors...

13 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The rise of mobile streaming TV

Streaming media is changing the face of broadcasting: people are turning to streaming video platforms, and increasingly, consuming their media and entertainment via their mobile phones...

15 hours ago

ENERGY & MINING

Kimberley Process on conflict diamonds is failing, says Impact

A founding member has withdrawn from the Kimberley Process (KP), claiming that the conflict diamond certification scheme has lost its legitimacy...

16 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

When science and fiction collide

The media has been so captured by the celebrity culture that an endorsement by a famous person or respected source lends credence to a product or cause which has no scientific backing...

3 days ago

FINANCE

At a crossroads: SA's future economic fortune and the ANC conference

All eyes will be on the African National Congress (ANC) 2017 elective conference this weekend - and especially on the announcement of who will be crowned the new leader of the party in a few day's time...

By Tumisho Grater 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#DesignIndaba2018: Telling stories about purpose-led design

To many 'Design Indaba' is simply founder Ravi Naidoo, but there's a huge team behind the scenes. Meet Neo Maditla, Design Indaba's new editor-in-chief. With her hard-news background and passion for purpose-led design, she's the tough cookie looking to make the Design Indaba website as popular as its annual Festival...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Marketers more likely to distribute video on social media vs. paid advertising

A new study shows how marketers use video to generate return on attention (ROA) by socialising business narratives rather than broadcasting them...

3 days ago

FINANCE

Sugar tax and its bitter economic aftertaste

The tax on sugary beverages is expected to commence on 1 April 2018. Is it really a measure to promote a healthier lifestyle among South Africans, or is it a ruse to add more money to state coffers?

By Joon Chong and Wesley Grimm 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#BestofBiz 2017: Africa Marketing & Media

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media site over the past year below...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Newsmaker: Mandy Leontakianakis guides Havas into 2018

Havas recently appointed Mandy Leontakianakis as chief strategy officer to lead from Havas Johannesburg and across the group in Southern Africa, including Havas Boondoggle in Cape Town...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Disney, Fox in focus on Wall Street as deal talk heats up

Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox shares were in the spotlight on Wednesday amid reports the two media-entertainment powerhouses were readying a major deal for some of Fox's prized television and film assets...

3 days ago

ICT

How to thrive in the digital era

Forget about digital transformation until you have addressed how you plan to reinvent your business model to address the fundamental and irreversible shift in the way customers make purchasing decisions...

By Marc Gower 14 Dec 2017

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Taxify ride-hailing app launches in Tanzania

Ride-hailing app, Taxify, has launched its services in Dar es Salaam to give commuters more options in private urban transport...

14 Dec 2017

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Aviation industry has 'sky high' potential to create new jobs

Aviation is a key part of the economic lifeblood of Africa. It supports 6.9 million jobs and $80bn in GDP. It carries people and goods across and outside the continent and brings in economic investment, tourism, trade, and aid...

By Alexandre de Juniac 14 Dec 2017

HR & RECRUITMENT

Africa's youth population a source of immense opportunity to unlock economic potential

"Never before have there been so many young people. Never again is there likely to be such potential for economic and social progress."

14 Dec 2017

AGRICULTURE

Ultra-modern fruit drying machine opens export markets for hundreds of Kenyan smallholder farmers

Over 500 smallholder farmers in Eastern Kenya have found ready market for their horticultural produce, thanks to an automated air drier

14 Dec 2017

MARKETING & MEDIA

Why PR is still important

Nowadays, all manner of marketing services are available, from advertising to inbound to content marketing to SEO. So, where, in this new media mix does PR fit? And is it still important?...

By Heather Baker 14 Dec 2017

MARKETING & MEDIA

Promoting free speech in Lesotho

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Lesotho's new-look website promotes the right to information and free speech...

14 Dec 2017

MARKETING & MEDIA

Marketing platform for PIDA Week to boost projects

The third Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week, which takes place in Swakopmund, Namibia, looks at a marketing platform to accelerate implementation...

14 Dec 2017

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