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#AfricaMonth: Look for the opportunities in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Look for the opportunities in Africa

Africa is a hot bed of opportunities. If you look for that opportunity you will find it, says Robyn de Villiers, vice chair of APRA and chair and CEO of Burson Cohn & Wolfe Africa...

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

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#AfricaMonth: Africa's time to shine

It's Africa Month, which is a great time to reflect on where we are as a connected society and what role we as African digital citizens have to play in the near future...

By Jared Molko 22 hours ago

Global e-commerce communities are disrupting the retail marketplace

Giant digital shopping destinations now account for more than 50% of the nearly $500 billion spent by North American consumers online...

19 hours ago

#FairnessFirst: #CannesYouSeeUs trends at Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival is usually filled with chatter about the winning work and those impressive evening gowns the celebs wear. Comments following the 2018 version are proving more substantial than usual, as diversity was front and foremost at the 71st Cannes Film Festival...

By Leigh Andrews 21 hours ago

African bank wins digital strategy award

Pan-African Bank, Ecobank, wins Best Digital Strategy Award...

19 hours ago

Legislative reforms still needed in Gambia

Gambia declares criminal defamation unconstitutional, keeps some laws on sedition, false news...

17 hours ago

Kenya's cybercrimes law restricts media freedom

More criticism of Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta's signing into law, a Computer and Cybercrimes Law that restricts freedom of speech...

13 hours ago

Doing good is good for business: Tiekie Barnard explains the benefits of Shared Value

Business is driven by profit, but Shift Social Development CEO Tiekie Barnard believes in the importance of profit with purpose. In this Q&A, she explains the meaning of Shared Value and how companies can use this business strategy to find where the biggest growth opportunities lie...

Issued by Shift Social Development 19 hours ago

Creating business communities for African unity

The run-up to the 55th Africa Day, celebrated annually on 25 May in parts of Africa and around the world in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (now the African Union), is an ideal time to reflect on the opportunities presented by a new collective zeitgeist happening in Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 17 hours ago

IAB SA campaigns for all South Africans to have free access to the internet

The IAB SA has kick-started a campaign for all South Africans to have free basic access to the internet...

3 days ago

AI will transform practice of marketing

AI continues to be the buzzword du jour to describe a host of "intelligent" features aiming to augment the functions performed by marketers in their everyday jobs...

3 days ago

16 African films, documentaries selected for Durban FilmMart

9th Durban FilmMart announces Official Project Selection for 2018 edition, including 16 films and documentaries from Africa...

3 days ago

Jury presidents for Loeries 2018 announced

Four of the world's top creative leaders will guide over 160 judges in the process of selecting the best of brand communication from across Africa and the Middle East...

17 May 2018

Grahamstown National Arts Festival launches Creativate Digital

The National Arts Festival will be launching a new programme for the inaugural Creativate Digital Arts Festival, taking place between 28 June to 1 July 2018 in Grahamstown...

17 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Driving sustainable development agendas through digital transformation

Africa is a diverse continent with unique market conditions. Home to seven of the fastest growing economies and seven of the world's megacities, and with millions of young people entering the labour force each year, Africa is fertile ground...

By Joanne Shields 17 May 2018

African film residency announced at Cannes

Realness Africa screenwriter's residency 2018 participants announced at Cannes Film festival...

17 May 2018

Generation Z - Chasing butterflies (Part 1)

In some ways, Gen Z could be compared to a butterfly. Some are in a state of metamorphosis and some are already spreading their wings. On a more profound level, as they not only go through radical transformation but also radically transform the world that they affect...

By Marthinus Van Loggerenberg and Tuelo Lechuti 3 days ago

We rise together: Collaboration and Africa's economic future

The key to business sustainability is changing how we think about competition and partnership. The business landscape is beginning to shift away from the traditional competition model, especially in Africa...

Issued by Shift Social Development 3 days ago

New York Festivals' judges give overview of executive jury sessions

The New York Festivals' executive jury convened in New York City to judge the 2018 NYF International Advertising Awards and provided interesting perspectives on the process of judging and the matrix judging system...

17 May 2018

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