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MTN introduces music streaming service in Nigeria
MTN introduces music streaming service in Nigeria

MTN, has entered into partnership with Sony Music Entertainment to distribute the content of the label's catalogue on its platform in Nigeria...

14 hours ago

Book launched on Africa's free trade agreement
Book launched on Africa's free trade agreement

A book is being developed on Africa's Continental Free Trade Agreement to serve as a valuable resource ...

12 hours ago

#Prisms2018: Out of Africa - an insider's perspective

The following is an excerpt from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations International (CIPRI) 2017 Maggie Nally Memorial Lecture I delivered at the House of Lords, Palace of Westminster...

By Robyn de Villiers 15 hours ago

Freedom of expression 'deteriorating' under Magufuli

Tanzania's new law regulating online-related content is continuing to generate protest. Critics say President John Magufuli is deliberately targeting freedom of expression...

16 hours ago

LIA and Gorilla Doctors announce new global competition

In partnership with Gorilla Doctors, LIA has initiated a global competition that is open to all creatives between the ages of 21 - 30 years...

11 hours ago

The Shared Value shift: It's time for business to take the lead - for real

It is no longer sufficient to take a profit-first business approach: not only is it not sustainable for the long term, but consumers at all levels are now demanding that the business world develops a conscience...

Issued by Shift Social Development 11 hours ago

How to embrace AI in emerging markets like Africa

How will Artificial intelligence (AI) change the way we conduct business in Africa and will it make people redundant or irrelevant when it comes to jobs on the continent?

By Tyler Golato and Rob Green 19 Apr 2018

#Prisms2018: All the winners!

Winners of the 2018 Public Relations Institute of South Africa's (Prisa) Prism Awards were announced at a ceremony at The Empire Conference and Events Venue on Sunday, 22 April 2018...

1 day ago

The line between news and advertising is blurring, according to study

According to the Global Communications Report, 64% of public relations professionals surveyed predict that in five years the average consumer will not be able to distinguish between news stories (earned media) and promotional content (paid media)...

3 days ago

Why my startup scene is better than yours: Uganda

These are exciting times for the African tech space, but which ecosystem is the best place to launch or invest in a startup?

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

Africa's business leaders give advice on Forbes Africa show

Forbes Africa is launching season two of 'My Worst Day With Peace Hyde' which culls business advice from Africa's millionaires...

3 days ago

Journalist found stabbed and killed in Liberia

Journalist murdered amid deteriorating conditions for the media in Liberia...

3 days ago

VR and digital video storytelling as top marketing tools for 2018

Creative director and virtual reality expert Brendan Stein of Soapbox Films video production company explains how to make B2B video pop and why you need to get to the 'why' fast in your VR and video marketing, or else...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Apr 2018

Bruce Daisley of Twitter on the power of amazing culture businesses (Part 3)

Bruce Daisley is VP for Europe at Twitter, and runs the Eat Sleep Work Repeat podcast. In the last part of this three-part article, Jon Ratcliffe chatted with him about purpose, well-being, what advice he can give young students entering the industry...

By Jon Ratcliffe 19 Apr 2018

DRC documentary wins human rights award

Documentary film recognised for highlighting human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

19 Apr 2018

Disrupt Africa to host live pitching competition in Nairobi

Disrupt Africa will host its first live startup pitching competition at the AHUB East event in Nairobi next month, with the best startup winning a trip to pitch at AfricaCom in Cape Town in November, alongside other prizes...

19 Apr 2018

Empathy - a two-way street in customer service

It's no secret that personalisation is essential in developing a successful customer experience. Central to that is getting to know all you can about your customer and using that information to drive the interaction...

By Wynand Smit 18 Apr 2018

Trial against Angolan journalists held behind closed doors

Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned with developments in the trial against Angolan journalists...

18 Apr 2018

CoinAfrique app makes its mark in francophone Africa

Tech startup, CoinAfrique, which claims to be the most downloaded classifieds app in francophone Africa, has garnered €2.5m from several investors in its first round of venture capital financing...

19 Apr 2018

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