The rise of the digital-preneur
The rise of the digital-preneur

Humanity is living in the fourth industrial revolution and all we do - basic living, communication and even trade - is being digitally disrupted...

By Anita Amorighoye 3 days ago

Multichoice rolls out West Africa talent academy in Nigeria
Multichoice rolls out West Africa talent academy in Nigeria

MultiChoice recently launched the long awaited West Africa talent academy in Lagos, alongside partners, stakeholders, dignitaries and industry professionals...

2 days ago

E-commerce needs ERP
E-commerce needs ERP

E-commerce is growing rapidly and many will increase their online spend to get better deals, for its convenience and savings on shipping...

By Bernard Ford 9 Oct 2018

iDidTht.com Craft Awards September 2018: MTN does it again
iDidTht.com Craft Awards September 2018: MTN does it again

IDidTht's September SA Film Reel Monthly Craft Awards were judged by Bridget Johnson, consulting ECD at Wick, who selected MTN's 'The Steve Tshwete Story' by Zee Ntuli from Darling Films for Best of Reel...

8 Oct 2018

CTICC hosts AI robot Miss Pepper
CTICC hosts AI robot Miss Pepper

Developed by SoftBank Robotics, Miss Pepper, who is capable of interacting with humans and can adapt her interaction according to a human's emotions, was unveiled during the three-day Biomion World Nutrition Forum 2018 conference...

8 Oct 2018

Historic agreement signed, sealed, delivered
Historic agreement signed, sealed, delivered

Wrapping up the two-day Jobs Summit, President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on all stakeholders to roll-up their sleeves and create the much needed jobs in the country...

8 Oct 2018

Top Employers Institute releases the coveted list of Africa's Top Employers 2019
Top Employers Institute releases the coveted list of Africa's Top Employers 2019

Top Employers Institute, a global organisation dedicated to enriching the world of work, and connecting Top Employers throughout the world, has just announced Africa's Top Employers for 2019...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 8 Oct 2018

How the Ugandan media has borne the brunt of censorship for decades
How the Ugandan media has borne the brunt of censorship for decades

The world watched in outrage recently as Reuters photojournalist, James Akena, was clobbered by three soldiers on the streets of Uganda's capital Kampala in full view of television cameras...

By Geoffrey Ssenoga 8 Oct 2018

Breaking through digital frontiers to achieve the exceptional
Breaking through digital frontiers to achieve the exceptional

We stand at the precipice of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which promises to be the most globally impactful revolution to date...

8 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement
#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement

Standard Bank has firmed up South Africa's commitment to UN Women's #HeForShe movement. Here's why it's so impactful, especially in Africa, and how you can go beyond clicktivism and get involved, too...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Oct 2018

Survey reveals most consumers have underwhelming digital experiences
Survey reveals most consumers have underwhelming digital experiences

Across all industries, at least 84% of consumers say their experiences with using digital tools and services fall short of expectations...

8 Oct 2018

Spotify launches Afro Hub
Spotify launches Afro Hub

As part of Spotify's newest Global Cultures initiative, designed to promote and bring to the surface culturally diverse music, Spotify today announced the launch of Afro Hub...

5 Oct 2018

Zanzibar International Film Festival announces new heads
Zanzibar International Film Festival announces new heads

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) has announced influential South African film duo Faith Isiakpere and Firdoze Bulbulia as its new CEO and festival director respectively...

5 Oct 2018

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Social media: is it really to blame for young people being lonelier than any other age group?

Young people are lonelier than all other age groups, according to recent findings from the BBC Loneliness Experiment...

By Rebecca Nowland 5 Oct 2018

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Threats to media freedom in Africa: some old methods and some new

The government of Benin has cancelled a recent decree that imposed a tax on users of platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp...

By George Ogola 4 Oct 2018

Emilar Gandhi
Facebook Africa launches third-party fact-checking w/ Africa Check, AFP

Facebook Africa has launched third-party fact-checking in partnership with Africa Check and AFP to help assess the accuracy of news in South Africa and reduce the spread of misinformation...

4 Oct 2018

Steps calls for submissions for documentary film project Generation Africa
Steps calls for submissions for documentary film project Generation Africa

Generation Africa is a documentary film project aimed at changing the narrative on migration through the stories made by African filmmakers...

4 Oct 2018

'The Cube: Part Two' campaign continues call for entries for ADC Awards
'The Cube: Part Two' campaign continues call for entries for ADC Awards

The campaign was developed by brand experience design firm Collins and each episode is brought to life by one of six talented animation and illustration studios from around the world...

4 Oct 2018

Various Visi covers.
African design inspo and that almost 100-issue strong Visi vision

Visi magazine's editor-in-chief Sumien Brink explains how New Media's bi-monthly décor, design and architecture-first magazine has proven its endurance and longevity over the past 20 years...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Oct 2018

Mars makes progress on $1bn 'Sustainable in a Generation' plan
Mars makes progress on $1bn 'Sustainable in a Generation' plan

Mars Multisales Africa, a division of global family-owned food company Mars Incorporated, has announced progress made on the company's global 'Sustainable in a Generation' plan...

4 Oct 2018

All the D&AD Impact Awards winners
All the D&AD Impact Awards winners

NEW YORK: Leading figures from the worlds of business, advertising, design and philanthropy gathered at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 in New York City to celebrate the winners of the third annual D&AD Impact Awards...

3 Oct 2018

Digital Media Africa conference set to gather African publishers
Digital Media Africa conference set to gather African publishers

Africa's media landscape has undergone significant changes since African publishers across the continent gathered for the first Digital Media Africa conference in 2016, and this year's gathering promises to address digital revenue challenges...

3 Oct 2018

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Africa Science Desk calls journalists to pitch science stories

The African Academy of Sciences and its partners continue to accept pitches from African journalists every month. The next deadline is Wednesday, 10 October 2018...

3 Oct 2018

Supply chain compendium launched in Ghana
Supply chain compendium launched in Ghana

The Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership's (SBL) Professor Douglas Boateng has launched the second edition of the compendium on Supply Chain Management (SCM) in Accra, Ghana...

3 Oct 2018

Rose in the VIP lounge at Loeries 2014 after he won the Hall of Fame award. Image © Terry Levin of Bizcommunity.
RIP Keith Rose

The director behind some of South Africa's most iconic TV ads has passed away...

2 Oct 2018

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What's on the AfricaCom 20/20 agenda?

LONDON - AfricaCom 20/20 will launch at midday on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. This year's line-up has an agenda to raise robust debate around some of the most pressing issues facing Africa's entry into the 4th Industrial Revolution...

2 Oct 2018

#WIAsummit: "When women connect with each other, a unique magic happens" - Hafsat Abiola
#WIAsummit: "When women connect with each other, a unique magic happens" - Hafsat Abiola

MARRAKECH: The second World Summit of Women in Africa (WIA) Initiative commenced on Thursday, 27 September at the Beldi Country Club in Marrakech, Morocco...

2 Oct 2018

The One Club launches online video campaign to promote One Show call for entries
The One Club launches online video campaign to promote One Show call for entries

NEW YORK: The One Club for Creativity today debuted an online video campaign by Toronto agency Zulu Alpha Kilo to promote the call for entries for the 2019 iteration of the One Show awards...

1 Oct 2018

The internet thinks this Namibian teen is Regina George from Mean Girls
The internet thinks this Namibian teen is Regina George from Mean Girls

Doppelgangers are instant viral internet fodder, but even more so when the person in question looks like Regina George from Mean Girls.

By Andy Walker 1 Oct 2018

Kwesé iflix partners with MTN Ghana to launch MTN Video Bundles
Kwesé iflix partners with MTN Ghana to launch MTN Video Bundles

Africa's digital entertainment platform, Kwese´ iflix rolls out its mobile streaming collaboration with MTN Ghana...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 28 Sep 2018

DJ Spinall at the MTN TIDAL Artist Collaboration Conference in Uganda.
Impact of the digital revolution on artists

Tidal, CCA and MTN join forces to educate and empower musicians in Uganda through exclusive artists collaboration conference...

28 Sep 2018

Andrew Bonamour
Photographer: Karl Rogers
Tiso Blackstar to play lead role in SA film sector

Tiso Blackstar Group, the owner of Business Day, will sell certain locally produced films to global and local streaming platforms, CEO Andrew Bonamour said on Thursday...

By Nick Hedley 28 Sep 2018

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