TOURISM

Uber doubles down on safety, launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers
Uber doubles down on safety, launches Safety Toolkit for riders and drivers

Uber rolls out of new Safety Toolkit app across Europe, the Middle East and Africa...

6 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

AfDB releases economic report in three African languages
AfDB releases economic report in three African languages

African Development Bank releases first-ever highlights of 2018 African Economic Outlook in Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili...

9 hours ago

TOURISM

Africa Halal Week film, media programme is unveiled at 2018 CTIFMF
Africa Halal Week film, media programme is unveiled at 2018 CTIFMF

This week saw the unveiling of the Africa Halal Week Film and Media programme during Cape Town International Film Market and Festival. The programme is focused around how Cape Town and the Western Cape can better position itself as a Muslim-friendly film and media destination...

15 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Turner Africa appoints sales agency in Nigeria
Turner Africa appoints sales agency in Nigeria

Turner Africa has appointed Greenworld Communications as its media sales representative for key TV channels in Nigeria...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

What Generation Z wants - how to attract the "next" generation to your brand and business
What Generation Z wants - how to attract the "next" generation to your brand and business

Millennials are already in their mid-thirties. It's time for brands and businesses to shift focus to the next generation, Generation Z...

By Bronwyn Williams 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Ogilvy Nigeria open for business

Ogilvy opens up a Nigeria office in the run up to its 70th anniversary...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Want a more effective marketing agency? Let them into the inner circle

Why do agencies prefer to deal at executive level? Well, he who manages the budget, makes the decisions. Yes, but, is this all there is to it?...

By Stella Carter 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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DRC newspaper editor detained for criminal defamation

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo should immediately release journalist Sylvanie Kiaku, and drop charges of criminal defamation against her...

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Addressing Nigeria's insignificant contribution to global seed trade
Addressing Nigeria's insignificant contribution to global seed trade

Operators in the seeds sector are seeking ways to address Nigeria's insignificant contribution to global seed trade despite the country's potential in the production of seeds for agriculture, writes Okechukwu Nnodim...

1 day ago

ICT

AIMS launches Africa's first masters in machine intelligence
AIMS launches Africa's first masters in machine intelligence

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) launched its first-ever African Masters in Machine Intelligence at its AIMS Rwanda Campus...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Kwesé, Vodafone collaborate to bring VOD and live TV content to Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has inked a deal with multiplatform broadcaster Kwesé, to provide video-on-demand and live TV content to Ghana through the broadcaster's video streaming service Kwesé Play...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 1 day ago

ICT

Practices for financial services sector to protect itself against DDoS attacks
Practices for financial services sector to protect itself against DDoS attacks

South Africa's financial services sector is widely acknowledged to be both sophisticated and sound, backed by technology...

1 day ago

ICT

New realities beyond traditional IT that embrace Industry 4.0
New realities beyond traditional IT that embrace Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0, driven by the Internet of Things (IoT) has become central to digital transformation in the manufacturing industry...

1 day ago

ICT

Top 10 trends in digital commerce
Top 10 trends in digital commerce

Much has changed since the first products were sold online in the 1990s...

By Sandy Shen 1 day ago

ICT

Somalia's first ICT exhibition opens in Mogadishu
Somalia's first ICT exhibition opens in Mogadishu

Somalia's first and largest ICT exhibition has kicked off in Mogadishu, showcasing the development Somalia is making in the field of communications and technology...

1 day ago

TOURISM

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Cape Town nominated as world's leading festival, events destination

The City of Cape Town, recognised as the Events Capital of Africa, has been nominated as World's Leading Festival and Events Destination at the 2018 World Travel Awards, set to take place at the Pátio da Galé, in Lisbon, Portugal, on 1 December 2018...

1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

Bauxite mining boom in Guinea threatens locals
Bauxite mining boom in Guinea threatens locals

Mabinty lives in a village in Guinea's Boké region, about 250km northwest of Conakry, the capital...

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Africa agri-food development programme applications now open
Africa agri-food development programme applications now open

The objective of the programme is to develop partnerships between the Irish agri-food sector and African countries to support sustainable growth of the local food industry, build markets for local produce and support mutual trade between Ireland and Africa...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Programme for Mauritian women writers
Programme for Mauritian women writers

The International Writing Program Women's Creative Mentorship Program calls for applications from young emerging Mauritian female writers...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Bad data is harming your email marketing efforts: Here's how to fix it
Bad data is harming your email marketing efforts: Here's how to fix it

Bad data can impact everything. From how many people see the messaging you send out to its impact and even your organisation's reputation. Fortunately, cleaning up your data and repairing your marketing efforts isn't rocket science...

By Ross Sibbald 2 days ago

RETAIL

US retail chain Sears files for bankruptcy
US retail chain Sears files for bankruptcy

US retail giant Sears has filed for bankruptcy and plans to close almost 150 stores...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

African brands are among fastest-growing globally
African brands are among fastest-growing globally

African nation brands advance in brand value, with six out of the world's 10 fastest-growing coming from the continent...

2 days ago

TOURISM

How CapeTown tourism survived the drought
How CapeTown tourism survived the drought

Cape Town has just been through one of the worst droughts in the region's history and yet, through the collective efforts of its citizens, the city is back in business - thanks largely to the city's municipal leadership and its ability to mobilise its people towards sustained conservative usage...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Media literacy: Five fact-checking tips for the fake news era
Media literacy: Five fact-checking tips for the fake news era

Ease of access to social media and editing tools have made it easier than ever to spread stories and images that have people shaking their heads, thinking "That can't be real... can it? I must share!" Here are five steps to take to up your media literacy, so that the results of your own news-sharing are more reliable...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Farmer2Market programme unlocks market opportunities for small farmers
Farmer2Market programme unlocks market opportunities for small farmers

The European Union, in partnership with the Department of Environmental Affairs, together with Solidaridad, LIMA Development Foundation and ICCO has today announced the launch of the Switch Africa Green, Farmer2Market programme...

2 days ago

RETAIL

Using tech to elevate the in-store customer experience
Using tech to elevate the in-store customer experience

In today's competitive market, retailers need to create a compelling reason for customers to enter their stores. Smart use of technology offers one way to differentiate themselves from the competition...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP
Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP

DISCOP launches an innovative 'shopping service' for content buyers in Africa and Middle East...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

New Pan-African Data Centre Association launched in Morocco
New Pan-African Data Centre Association launched in Morocco

Africa's data needs to be kept in Africa, says the new Africa Data Centre Association...

2 days ago

ICT

Data, tech to transform retail market in Nigeria
Data, tech to transform retail market in Nigeria

The convergence of AI, tech, and data on Nigeria's multi-billion dollar plus retail market - will be a strategic focus to local and international developers, investors and retailers...

3 days ago

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