New TV showcase to market Senegalese football
New TV showcase to market Senegalese football

StarTimes inked a 10-year deal with Senegalese Professional Football League...

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Joburg Film Festival showcases African films
Joburg Film Festival showcases African films

Joburg Film Festival opened on Friday with Kenyan feature film, Rafiki...

2 days ago

2018 LIA Awards: South Africa wins 16 statues!
2018 LIA Awards: South Africa wins 16 statues!

Ogilvy South Africa was named Regional Network of the Year for the Middle East & Africa and Ogilvy Cape Town was named Regional Agency of the Year for the Middle East & Africa at the 2018 LIA Awards...

5 Nov 2018

Championing PR measurement in Nigeria
Championing PR measurement in Nigeria

P+ Measurement Services host AMEC Measurement Month in Nigeria this time round...

2 Nov 2018

What Nestlé's attempt to trademark the shape of a KitKat teaches us about design
What Nestlé's attempt to trademark the shape of a KitKat teaches us about design

For many people there is something irresistible about chocolate. But in the hungry rush to make it part of our bodies there is a missed opportunity to meditate on different gestural experiences...

By Tom Lee and Stefan Lie 2 Nov 2018

How to build a successful business in Africa
How to build a successful business in Africa

A new book, 'How we made it in Africa', tells the stories of 25 entrepreneurs who've built thriving businesses on the African continent....

2 Nov 2018

Jason Harrison of M&C Saatchi Abel presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via Mike Abel .
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Finding your toothpick and top hat in a world of sameness

M&C Saatchi Abel was one of the IAB Bookmark Awards' top six-ranked digital agencies presenting at the Digital Agency Showcase at Red & Yellow School. Founding partner Jason Harrison explained why Miley Cyrus is more influential than Stephen Hawking...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Nov 2018

2019 D&AD Awards open for entries
2019 D&AD Awards open for entries

The 2019 D&AD Awards are now open for entry, with eleven categories reimagined to highlight the best of the modern creative industries...

2 Nov 2018

Mauritius Union Group rebranded as MUA.
HKLM rebrands Mauritius Union Group

HKLM has completed a strategic rebrand for the Mauritius Union Group, which expanded across various African markets...

2 Nov 2018

Marco Prestini from Italy is one of the Young Guns 16. © .
Young Guns 16 winners announced

YG16 awards ceremony honours 30 winners originally from 12 countries as top creatives age 30 and under...

2 Nov 2018

iflix brings 13 new channels to MENA
iflix brings 13 new channels to MENA

Subscription VOD service iflix has extended its linear TV channel offering by bringing its total to 50, with the intention of reaching 80 by the end of 2018...

2 Nov 2018

Comic-Con Africa to return in spring 2019
Comic-Con Africa to return in spring 2019

The second instalment of Comic-Con Africa will be held at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg from 21-24 September 2019...

1 Nov 2018

Next 100 African Startups initiative
Next 100 African Startups initiative

Nigeria's Publiseer selected to be part of the Next 100 African Startups initiative in Egypt...

1 Nov 2018

AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists
AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists

The annual AfricaCom Awards shortlist was released this week, ahead of the annual mega-conference and expo from 13-15 November 2018...

1 Nov 2018

Brad Reilly of Network BBDO's presentation at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via Shae Leigh of Red & Yellow School .
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: How non-digital agencies win at digital

Network BBDO is one of the IAB Bookmark Awards' top six-ranked digital agencies of the year, and so presented at last week's Digital Agency Showcase at Red & Yellow School. ECD Brad Reilly showed some non-digital work and others in the automotive space. Remember Raj and Raj 2?

By Leigh Andrews 1 Nov 2018

Herman Singh, group executive for innovation strategy at MTN, Africa.
#FutureFit Yourself: How to make innovation great again w/ Herman Singh

Carmen Murray interviews Herman Singh who unpacks the myths of disruptive innovation and explores what needs to be "spring cleaned" in our organisations to reap the blossoms of tomorrows profits...

By Carmen Murray 1 Nov 2018

Africa Trade Forum 2018 goes to Nigeria
Africa Trade Forum 2018 goes to Nigeria

Through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), industrialisation will help create employment for Africa's growing youth population, and the process now starts towards implementation...

1 Nov 2018

Radio journalist gunned down in Somalia
Radio journalist gunned down in Somalia

Authorities in Somalia should urgently investigate the killing of radio journalist Abdullahi Mire Hashi, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

1 Nov 2018

New research hub for Africa
New research hub for Africa

Accenture Research's new insights hub, Africa Observatory, goes live...

1 Nov 2018

Image provided by Loeries Africa Middle East.
The Loeries 2018 Official Rankings are out!

The Loeries has released its annual Official Rankings which provide a comprehensive overview of the performance across the advertising and brand communications industry throughout Africa and the Middle East...

1 Nov 2018

Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience
Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience

Africa's affluent millennials look to brands to make positive change, according to BBC survey...

31 Oct 2018

Mark Tomlinson of Hellocomputer, presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via Red & Yellow School .
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Being more human, doing digital work

In introducing Hellocomputer as one of the IAB Bookmark Awards' top six-ranked digital agencies presenting at last week's Digital Agency Showcase at Red & Yellow School, group MD Mark Tomlinson placed emphasis on being more human in these digital times...

By Leigh Andrews 31 Oct 2018

First ever South African BrandZ ranking reveals growth potential for local brands
First ever South African BrandZ ranking reveals growth potential for local brands

The report, released today by WPP and Kantar Millward Brown, reveals that the Top 30 South African brands show more potential for global growth than their counterparts in the Chinese and European rankings, but have less exposure to overseas markets...

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 31 Oct 2018

Facebook partnership in Africa for Fox Sports
Facebook partnership in Africa for Fox Sports

Fox Networks Group in Africa announces new Facebook partnership for Fox Sports...

31 Oct 2018

The generation gap - Who is who?
The generation gap - Who is who?

Media strategist, Belinda Kayton, looks at the differences between Xers and millennials and highlights quite a few differences...

By Belinda Kayton 31 Oct 2018

Cameroon detains journalist for a week, fails to disclose charge
Cameroon detains journalist for a week, fails to disclose charge

Authorities in Cameroon should immediately release or disclose charges against Michel Biem Tong, editor of the privately-owned Hurinews website...

31 Oct 2018

#NewBiz: Future Tech Media acquires AdZouk
#NewBiz: Future Tech Media acquires AdZouk

Future Tech Media today announced the acquisition of AdZouk, a programmatic supply side network that works with advertisers and publishers across the MENA region, effective from November 2018...

31 Oct 2018

Africa is a market of opportunity for PR
Africa is a market of opportunity for PR

Bizcommunity.com chats to Scott Wilson, president Africa and Europe, Burson Cohn & Wolfe ...

By Danette Breitenbach 30 Oct 2018

Zimbabwean journalist Kelvin Jakachira.
Foreign journalists to observe US mid-terms

Zimbabwean journalist to observe US mid-term elections...

30 Oct 2018

Evan Milton of Ogilvy SA, presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via Red & Yellow School .
#DigitalAgencyShowcase: Tips to transition from traditional to digital agency

Evan Milton of Ogilvy SA kicked off last week's Digital Agency Showcase with insights into what it means to be an advertising agency in these digital, connected times and shared the power of co-authoring brave work with brands...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Oct 2018

Content demand in Africa fueled by TV series, animation
Content demand in Africa fueled by TV series, animation

Taking place from 14-16 November, DISCOP Johannesburg is the leading content, adaptation rights and project market dedicated to Africa and the Middle East...

30 Oct 2018

Girl power high up on the CN Africa, Save the Children agenda
Girl power high up on the CN Africa, Save the Children agenda

Launched in August this year, Cartoon Network Africa's Powerpuff Girls (PPG) Awards is just about ready to draw to a close...

By Sindy Peters 29 Oct 2018

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