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#YouthMarketing: The importance of brand “Me”

Student Village released research earlier this year that looked at what students spend their money on...

By Louise Marsland 6 hours ago

#YouthMarketing: Why are businesses so obsessed with Gen Y?

How well do businesses really understand millennials and what are their perceptions based on? Finding the data to plug the generation gap...

By Shlomo Ben-Hur 6 hours ago

Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa kicks off this week

The Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2017 (FIFAfrica2017) is set for 27-29 September 2017. The event convenes various stakeholders from the internet governance and online rights arenas in Africa...

4 hours ago

Kwesé TV launches in Botswana through Orange

Orange to deliver world class mobile streaming service from Kwesé TV...

1 day ago

Top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

Here's a list of some of the top African business leaders to follow on Twitter...

22 Sep 2017

Move over content and distribution, user experience is king

PwC's ‘Entertainment and media outlook: 2017 - 2021: An African perspective' foresees content and distribution moving aside as user experience takes centre stage. The report was launched yesterday at Urban Brew Studios in Johannesburg...

22 Sep 2017

Digital Africa innovation programme launches

A new edition of Digital Africa, an innovation competition to take up the challenge of digital transition in Africa, has launched...

22 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: How to really save money on production costs

Angelika Kempe, executive consultant at AdOps Value, shares what to look out for when assessing production cost estimates, as well as the impact of the ANA's recent report that advertising agencies and their holding companies are less-than transparent regarding production costs and the risk associated with it...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Sep 2017

How will you speed through the digital trough of disillusionment?

Peter Sondergaard, Gartner executive VP for research, addressed CIOs and senior IT executives in his keynote at the annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Cape Town...

By Ilse van den Berg 22 Sep 2017

#YouthMarketing: The generation forcing brands to reimagine their customer journeys

Millennials are the generation that saw the birth of the world wide web and dial up internet, but they are also experience-driven monsters...

By George Bourdos 22 Sep 2017

#YouthMarketing: Youth marketing requires a convergence of media

Why youth marketing requires your attention (it's deeper than you think)...

By Akhona Gushman 22 Sep 2017

#YouthMarketing: The youth want brands that listen to them

The millennial generation expects a lot from brands. They expect them to behave as they do...

By Louise Marsland 22 Sep 2017

#YouthMarketing: Brands must communicate authentically

How business can help to affect the ‘learning renaissance' by contributing to the education of its future leaders...

By Nkosinathi Moshoana 22 Sep 2017

#YouthMarketing: The youth want brands that listen to them

The millennial generation expects a lot from brands. They expect them to behave as they do...

By Louise Marsland 22 Sep 2017

Consumer spending leads economic recovery

The recent launch of the Mastercard SpendingPulse Report is a first for South Africa. The Report is an early indicator of consumer spending trends...

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Sep 2017

Partnerships provide a lifeline for cash-strapped countries

Governments are reforming to woo private capital, according to the UN, in this third and last part of the partnership in Africa series...

By Kingsley Ighobor 20 Sep 2017

QNet boosts direct selling operations in Tanzania

Asian direct selling company, QNet, is expanding its operations into East Africa. The company forms part of the $200 billion global direct selling industry...

22 Sep 2017

Seedstars announces Senegal finalists, heads to Cameroon

Today, Friday, 22 September, nine of Senegal's most promising seed-stage startups will compete to represent the country at the regional and global Seedstars Summits...

22 Sep 2017

Publishers share greatest threats, fears for 2018 media industry

‘World News Publishers Outlook 2017, the new report from World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra), examines what are the world's top media executives' priorities in profitable news media businesses around the world...

21 Sep 2017

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International

Tongji University students tackle rhino horn demand management in China using design

Although trading rhino horn has been illegal in China since 1993, this prohibited activity remains widespread in the country. Forty students from China's Tongji University in Shanghai have spent the last few months contributing to the fight against rhino poaching in Africa.

22 Sep 2017

Creative Hall of Fame adds five more legends

The One Club for Creativity has inducted five advertising and design legends into its Creative Hall of Fame, originated in 1961 with Leo Burnett as the first inductee.

21 Sep 2017

Gaps in customer intelligence, delivery limiting opportunities - new CMO report

New research from Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council, SAP Hybris and SellingPower magazine indicates that sales and marketing need to own customer experience strategy, as only 7% of sales leaders and 9% of chief marketing executives view themselves as the owner of the customer experience, leaving this vital revenue-directing opportunity area without oversight and collective direction.

19 Sep 2017

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking and ornate descriptions of food that are telling of her authentic passion for the subject.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

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