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97 percent of Kenyans use online video services
97 percent of Kenyans use online video services

The latest study from GfKshows that 97% of Kenyan adults with Internet access are using some form of online video service, with nearly two-thirds paying to view digital online content...

10 hours ago

Africa's top 50 innovators announced
Africa's top 50 innovators announced

The Africa Innovation Summit has announced Africa's top 50 innovators, selected from across the continent to exhibit at the innovation forum next month...

6 hours ago

Barbara Kaija, group editor-in-chief of New Vision Press and Publishing Company and Noura al Hourani, lead Arabic editor at Syria Direct.
Wan-Ifra reveals 2018 Laureates of Women in News Editorial Leadership Award

Wan-Ifra has announced the 2018 Laureates of the Women in News Editorial Leadership Award...

3 hours ago

Tune in as we break the news of who made this year's BrandZ Top 100
Tune in as we break the news of who made this year's BrandZ Top 100

On 29 May, join the BrandZ team to discover which brands made it into the BrandZ Global Top 100 for 2018, the latest key findings and discuss what it takes to make a strong brand with leading industry experts...

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 5 hours ago

Five reasons your PPC campaign isn't getting you leads
Five reasons your PPC campaign isn't getting you leads

For any company, from small entrepreneur to blue chip corporate, Google AdWords provides the tools to unlock a wealth of new business. But, just as pay-per-click (PPC) may provide amazing opportunities and leads aplenty, if not set up correctly, it has the potential to blow ad budgets and quickly snowball marketing costs to devastating levels...

By nicolas baker 1 day ago

Taazima Kala-Essack, lead consultant, Hotwire PRC, Botswana.
How to implement those big ideas

Is overthinking one of the problems plaguing the communications industry and, especially, the public relations sector of that industry?

By TAAZIMA KALA-ESSACK 1 day ago

The misconceptions about public relations and how to spot a good PR practitioner
The misconceptions about public relations and how to spot a good PR practitioner

Jennilee Peremore lists five of the common misconceptions of PR and the qualities you should look for when looking to hire a PR employee or agency...

By Jennilee Peremore 1 day ago

Seedstars Summit '18 Global Winner: Agrocenta
Seedstars Africa on the hunt for promising startups

Seedstars Africa is once again scouting for the top high growth startups and entrepreneurs to present them with the opportunity to drastically accelerate their business...

1 day ago

Explore doing business to profit with purpose at the 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit
Explore doing business to profit with purpose at the 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

Future-proof your business and book tickets now for the second annual Africa Shared Value Summit, set to take place this week, on 24-25 May, at The Maslow conference centre in Sandton...

Issued by Shift Social Development 1 day ago

Giovanni Chiarelli
#AfricaMonth: The evolution of mobile networks in Africa

As we move closer to the era of 5G technology, the mobile network industry is gearing up for what this will bring to the technology landscape...

By Giovanni Chiarelli 1 day ago

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#AfricaMonth: Scaling up with Startupbootcamp's 'sandbox' success

Philip Kiracofe calls himself an 'adventure capitalist'. Here's how the Startupbootcamp initiative he co-founded is solving problems corporates didn't know they had while giving African startups a boost, and how you can get involved...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Where will GDPR and PoPIA leave digital marketing?
Where will GDPR and PoPIA leave digital marketing?

GDPR and PoPIA are set to dramatically change the way South African organisations do business - especially how personal data is handled and stored...

By Elizabeth de Stadler 1 day ago

Facebook hub, Lagos, Nigeria.
Facebook launches Africa's first hub space in Nigeria

In partnership with CcHub, Facebook launches NG_Hub in Lagos - its first hub space in Africa...

1 day ago

How to grow your business with these influencer marketing strategies
How to grow your business with these influencer marketing strategies

The fall of traditional outbound marketing strategies has seen the meteoric rise of influencer marketing This is due to its potential to grow your business manifold. It can help you to engage with your audience and improve your brand's visibility.

By Brian Mechem 2 days ago

Sharon Keith of Coca-Cola Africa.
#AfricaMonth: Sharon Keith on leaving the Coca-Cola high

Sharon Keith made a name for herself as marketing director at Coca-Cola Africa, but is now bubbling over with the need to pursue other professional and personal interests...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Zimbabwe applies to rejoin Commonwealth
Zimbabwe applies to rejoin Commonwealth

Zimbabwe begins process to re-join Commonwealth - observers invited to July elections...

2 days ago

Uber launches data sharing portal in Kenya
Uber launches data sharing portal in Kenya

Taxi-hailing service, Uber has introduced Uber Movement in Kenya, a digital data-sharing website...

2 days ago

The most valuable brands in South Africa 2018
The most valuable brands in South Africa 2018

Brand Finance has just launched the results of a report listing South Africa's most valuable brands in 2018...

2 days ago

Sahmeer Alli
#AfricaMonth: The need for value chain transparency

Sahmeer Alli is SAP Africa's industry advisor and value engineer for travel and logistics in Africa. He has over 15 years' experience in the software and management consulting industry. We chat to Alli in light of #AfricaMonth...

By Ilse van den Berg 2 days ago

Mozambique promotes US and bilateral trade
Mozambique promotes US and bilateral trade

United States supports increased trade with Mozambique through the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)...

2 days ago

Kenya's cybercrimes law restricts media freedom
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...

3 days ago

Brand investment rises in East Africa
Brand investment rises in East Africa

The East African IP landscape has shifted fundamentally, says Bowmans regional IP head...

3 days ago

Nielsen Consumer 360 event unpacks major shifts in SA's consumer landscape
Nielsen Consumer 360 event unpacks major shifts in SA's consumer landscape

The South African consumer landscape is set for a multitude of shifts in the next ten years, not least of which is the maturing of the local market with growth in the Generation X market segment...

3 days ago

Creating business communities for African unity
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 3 days ago

Legislative reforms still needed in Gambia
Legislative reforms still needed in Gambia

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

3 days ago

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

African bank wins digital strategy award
African bank wins digital strategy award

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

3 days ago

Global e-commerce communities are disrupting the retail marketplace
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...

3 days ago

Generation Z - Chasing butterflies (Part 2)
Generation Z - Chasing butterflies (Part 2)

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... (Part 2)

By Marthinus Van Loggerenberg and Tuelo Lechuti 3 days ago

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