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African influence on Hollywood films

How Africa is influencing Hollywood movies showcased on 'CNN Marketplace Africa'...

6 hours ago

New SES VP of sales to expand video business in Africa

SES's strategy to bolster its video growth strategy across Africa and continue to support video and media customers in the region received a boost with the appointment of a new VP...

1 day ago

#DesignIndaba2018: 'This is Africa's moment'

The Design Indaba stage was a cathartic moment for the first speaker of day one, Zimbabwean-born filmmaker, Sunu Gonera, who told Bizcommunity.com that it was a "coming of age moment" for him to tell his own story to his peers and have it well received...

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

SA as a launchpad for talking to Africans in Africa

How South Africa can be used as a hub for growing into the rest of Africa, using South Africa as a launch pad for talking to Africans in Africa...

By Gau Narayanan 1 day ago

Don't overlook consumers in Africa's rural areas

Rural areas are arguably the most overlooked spaces in Africa, in terms of government services as well as corporate attention. It's a mistake to rule out rural spaces and consumers, especially in Africa. Global commerce is fiercely competitive, with business leaders and investors still waking to the vast potential of Africa's burgeoning consumer market. The continent, now home to more than 1.1 billion people, will account for one-fifth of the world's population by 2025...

By Ben Leo 2 days ago

Discovery is looking for the next great African filmmaker

Discovery Channels is renewing its partnership with the Jozi Film Festival once again to find its next great African filmmaker...

3 days ago

#IABDigitalSummit2018: The ultimate 'state of the industry' event

How will the advertising industry adapt AI at a larger scale? Can we innovate with data analysis and profiling without creeping out customers? I discussed the possibilities and explored the power of digital with three of this year's scheduled female powerhouse speakers for the fourth IAB SA Digital Summit, taking place next week on 1 March 2018 at the Theatre on the Track...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Ten global graduates at Design Indaba

Kicking off on Wednesday, 21 February - Friday, 23 February, the 23rd edition of the Design Indaba will see ten global graduates presenting projects that speak to the water crisis, the power of sound, social entrepreneurship and so much more...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

'Now is the time to invest in Africa'

Africa has developed from a continent once viewed as a lost cause to a land of vibrant opportunity, particularly when it comes to business angel investments...

By Tomi Davies 1 day ago

Thomson Reuters launches Eikon mobile app in Africa

Thomson Reuters has announced the launch of the Thomson Reuters Eikon mobile app to give their customers in Africa access and instant connection to financial analysis...

2 days ago

Why my startup scene is better than yours: Egypt

Which African country has the best conditions for launching, or investing in, a tech startup? Disrupt Africa has been talking to the great and the good from various African tech ecosystems to find out what it is that makes them so great.

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

Why Black Panther is such a game-changer

For a film industry enthusiast such as myself, I have never once come across a movie so intensely anticipated by folk outside of movie-going culture. I don't even think your cult classics such as the Star Wars franchise have sparked such interest in the general public across the globe.

By Lerato Serumula 3 days ago

DSTV and GOtv fight for their lives in Nigeria

The Federal Government in Nigeria notified the management of MultiChoice DSTV/GOtv that their operations in Nigeria will come to an end in 2019 as their license expires June next year...

3 days ago

Moroccan court convicts local publisher of criminal defamation

Moroccan authorities should drop all charges against Akhbar al-Youm columnist and publisher Taoufik Bouachrine...

3 days ago

Emerging technologies harnessed for economic development of Africa

An African Union high level panel on emerging technologies is to meet at #AIS2018 in Kigali, June 6-8, 2018...

3 days ago

CPJ calls on Ethiopia to drop case against Zone 9 blogger

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Ethiopian authorities to drop an incitement charge against Zone 9 blogger Atnafu Berhane...

3 days ago

Facebook announce three-year partnership with Nelson Mandela Foundation

Facebook has announced a three-year partnership to support The Nelson Mandela archive, based at the Nelson Mandela Foundation...

2 days ago

The next step in your marketing? You're probably already using it

Digital marketing services have exploded over the past decade. You may be embracing the change, attempting to evade it, or perhaps you're just exhausted by it, but the next tranche of advancements may bring some relief...

By Adam Howatson 3 days ago

Facebook, Twitter not fully complying with consumer rules: EU

The European Commission said on Thursday that certain social media companies need to do more to fully comply with EU consumer rules, singling out in particular Facebook and Twitter...

16 Feb 2018

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International

The smart strategy behind Tourism Australia's 'Croc Dundee' Super Bowl pitch to the Americans

Tourism Australia has resurrected Crocodile Dundee in a new Super Bowl commercial that has already reached hundreds of millions on the day and through social media. Some may have cringed at ad reinforcing stereotypes about Australians as hospitable bush-dwellers, but this is actually a good strategy.

By John Sinclair 2 days ago

UK retail loyalty programmes suffer from a lack of differentiation

The Retail Loyalty Programmes in the UK 2018 survey has found that UK retail loyalty programme operators are struggling to bring fresh ideas to the programme benefit mix. The report, announced recently by Razors Edge Business Intelligence, analyses the loyalty programmes operated by the UK's top 350 retailers, 48 loyalty programmes in all.

2 days ago

Shortlist for 2018 AME Awards announced

The shortlist for the 2018 New York Festivals AME Awards has been announced.

2 days ago

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A Karnival of optimism

There has been plenty to celebrate in Malta this month. We learned the island's GDP growth is predicted to be the highest in Europe and secondly, it's Karnival time!

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 16 Feb 2018

Young Ones Design Brief launched by The One Club, PartnersGlobal and United Nations

A new programme called the Young Ones Design Brief has been launched from a partnership between The One Club for Creativity, with global peace organisation PartnersGlobal and the United Nations' Together initiative.

16 Feb 2018

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