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Online delivery startup Gulivery scales across Somalia

Somalian online delivery startup Gulivery has already expanded to the capital Mogadishu after its launch in Hargeisa last year, and is planning expansion across East Africa over the next few years...

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

IP rights improved in Egypt

Egypt launches digital forensic lab to improve Intellectual Property Rights' (IPR) protection and enforcement, including training for journalists and other stakeholders...

1 day ago

Africa's smartphone market expected to reverse declines

Economic recovery in Nigeria and South Africa, two of Africa's biggest markets for smartphones, is expected to have a positive impact on consumer confidence and sales...

3 days ago

Zimbabwe's economic recovery presented to investors

President of Zimbabwe, Emmerson Mnangagwa, will present his economic recovery project at the Africa CEO Forum hosted by Jeune Afrique Media Group, later this month...

13 Mar 2018

#ECMA18: Cracking e-commerce conversion

The proliferation of e-commerce essentially means that retailers are now more than ever competing in a global marketplace...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

Kantar Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 & Q4 2017

The last two quarters of the year see humorous South African stories engaging the audience's attention, with telcos and food competing for the lion's share of attention...

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 2 days ago

Consumer engagement today is shaped by technology

Gil Sperling writes that marketers need a fundamental shift in outlook to remain relevant...

By Gil Sperling 2 days ago

Columinate on non-conscious insights as the measure of tomorrow

On Friday, 9 March, I attended the Columinate research presentation on the measure of tomorrow, where I learned that up to 90% of consumers' decision-making is non-conscious. Here's further proof why your brand needs to tap into consumers' non-conscious decisions...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

#FutureAdAfrica: Brand safety is not optional, support local publishers

Marc du Plessis, joint CEO of Spark Media and head of the Publisher Council of the IAB, gave a keynote address at Future Ad Africa in Johannesburg yesterday on the subject of brand safety, trust and supporting the independent press...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Midem and Trace team up to support African music industry

Midem has announced the launch of its High-Potential Markets Programme with the Trace channel, to support the African music industry...

2 days ago

Do not criminalise media workers - UN

UN experts condemn decision to seek death sentence against Egyptian photojournalist Abou Zeid...

3 days ago

Facebook launches Trip Consideration tool

Facebook recently rolled out a new ad-optimisation programme called Trip Consideration. The new tool is only applicable to travel-related companies and offers an opportunity to turn travel intention into conversion...

3 days ago

$1 million for innovative African entrepreneurs

The African Entrepreneurship Award will fund $1 million USD to African entrepreneurs with scalable and sustainable businesses in two new categories: sports and innovation...

3 days ago

Moi University lecturer wins Facebook research award

Moi University lecturer Duncan Omanga has won the inaugural Facebook Research Award, beating other applicants from across the globe...

By Jeremiah Kiplang'at 3 days ago

Demand for Pay-TV services from Africa's middle class

Zee TV Africa's Harish Goyal to speak at Satellite 2018 In Washington DC on Pay-TV services in Africa...

13 Mar 2018

How to promote innovation in Africa

The Africa Innovation Summit will bring together 1,000 innovators, entrepreneurs, policy makers, business and political leaders, as well as academics, researchers and investors in Africa...

13 Mar 2018

Consumer confidence in Africa reaches an all-time high in February

Africa's first monthly consumer confidence index (KIC Score) rose 1% in February to +13, its highest level since the inception of the measure in June 2016...

13 Mar 2018

Kenyan retailers need a 'future-focus' to counter declining consumer confidence

Reality bites when it comes to Kenya's latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index score (Quarter 4, 2017), which has dropped six points from the previous quarter to 94...

Issued by Nielsen 2 days ago

Casablanca to host Afrikonnect event later this month

The Moroccan city of Casablanca will host its first Afrikonnect event from 22-23 March 2018, bringing together startups, investors, and corporates...

By Tom Jackson 14 Mar 2018

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Google and Common Ground launch 'Little by Little'

Partnering with Google, the Common Ground initiative has launched a global campaign that will support the Sustainable Development Goals.

1 day ago

'Panama Papers' law firm shuts down operations

PANAMA CITY, Panama - The law firm at the heart of the "Panama Papers" global tax evasion scandal that brought down two world leaders announced on Wednesday it would shut down operations, citing negative press and what it called unwarranted action by authorities.

1 day ago

Singapore launches public hearings on 'fake news'

SINGAPORE - Singapore on Wednesday launched public hearings on possible legislation to combat "fake news" which critics said could be used to curtail free speech.

2 days ago

Apple buys digital magazine subscription service

SAN FRANCISCO, USA - Apple announced on Monday it is buying digital magazine subscription service Texture, adding to the side of its business aimed at making money from online content or services.

3 days ago

American Theatre Wing, The Broadway League to receive Lifetime Achievement Award from NYF

Two of New York City's iconic theatre organisations, The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing will be honoured with the New York Festivals Lifetime Achievement Award.

13 Mar 2018

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