Eritrean flag. © Mikhail Mishchenko via
Peace agreements signed across Horn of Africa

'Wind of hope' blowing through Horn of Africa says UN chief, as Ethiopia and Eritrea sign historic peace accord...

20 Sep 2018

The African innovation ecosystem
The African innovation ecosystem

The first report in a series of innovation white papers on Africa looks at the challenges in solving innovation ecosystem challenges...

20 Sep 2018

Vicki Myburgh, entertainment and media leader for PwC SA and
#PwCOutlook: Africa's entertainment, media industry experiencing Convergence 3.0

According to PwC's 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2018 - 2022: An African perspective', Africa's entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - a third wave of convergence...

19 Sep 2018

How resilient are African countries?
How resilient are African countries?

African Development Bank releases new tool to assess resilience and fragility in countries...

18 Sep 2018

Progressive companies should turn CX into a competitive advantage
Progressive companies should turn CX into a competitive advantage

Decision-makers need to understand that to use Customer Experience (CX) for competitive advantage, their customer-facing staff must be ready to switch hats on the fly and do so flawlessly...

By Chantel Troskie 17 Sep 2018

How digital is driving media growth in Africa
How digital is driving media growth in Africa

Affluent consumers in Africa are at the forefront of adopting new technologies and social media is now considered the first port of call for news...

14 Sep 2018

AfricaCom 2018 takes place in Cape Town, 13-15 November 2018.
Celebrating Africa's digital heroes in 2018

AfricaCom will once again reward the success and innovation of those companies and individuals in Africa that are leading Africa through the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

14 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

Michael Wokorach races towards the try line. Credit: APO.
Writing the story of the rise of African rugby

The APO Group presents 'The Incredible Rise of African Rugby' in a new published guide to the sport on the continent...

13 Sep 2018

Image from WE Communications.
Results from WE Communications' Brands in Motion 2018 global study released

WE Communications has released results from its Brands in Motion 2018 global study. The data revealed that consumers worldwide continue to demand innovation...

13 Sep 2018

SA's growing appetite for convenience an opportunity for retailers, manufacturers
SA's growing appetite for convenience an opportunity for retailers, manufacturers

South African consumers are facing an increasingly stressful, time-starved lifestyle which has created a burgeoning demand for convenient solutions that can help simplify their lives...

12 Sep 2018

Slide 161 of Youth Report (2018). UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing & Instant Grass International.
#YouthReport2018: The SA jobseeker's catch-22, micro-privileges and the rise of 'adulting'

The third session of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018 release was presented by Martin Neethling, director of groceries at Pioneer Foods, and was all about the 18- to 24-year-old market, the changing definition of teenagers and the game-changers in this regard...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Sep 2018

Parade of world leaders court Africa
Parade of world leaders court Africa

How does growing international interest in Africa stand to benefit the continent...?

By Souhir Mzali 6 Sep 2018

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African research dominated by mobile, social media

There is a demand for insight into African markets and much of the data collection is done via mobile, social media and CRM...

By Danette Breitenbach 6 Sep 2018

Cover image of Youth Report (2018). UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing & Instant Grass International.
#YouthReport2018: Who are those 'SA millennials' you're marketing to?

The launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018 explained the confusing terminology of 'millennials', 'Gen Z', 'born frees', 'generation jobless' as well as the often-misquoted numbers...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Sep 2018

NPS co-creator, Richard Owen.
mSurvey makes key board appointment

mSurvey appoints NPS co-creator, Richard Owen, to board of directors...

4 Sep 2018

Africacom, Cape Town.
The spread of digital connectivity in Africa

Africa's largest technology, media and telecommunications conference and exhibition, AfricaCom 2018, held in Cape Town, 13-15 November 2018, will cover the most strategic digital issues affecting the continent...

3 Sep 2018

Beijing has lent $90bn to African governments, SEOs
Beijing has lent $90bn to African governments, SEOs

Africa at risk: Malaysia slams China's "new version of colonialism"...

By Said Aboubaker & Savious Kwinika 31 Aug 2018

Dr Mukhisa Kituyi, UNCTAD Secretary-General.
Africa has phenomenal potential for intra-continental trade

When at least 22 countries ratify it, AfCFTA will officially come into force, potentially making the African continent the largest trading bloc in the world...

By Zipporah Musau 30 Aug 2018

Kenyan data collection startup Bamba acquired by UK firm
Kenyan data collection startup Bamba acquired by UK firm

Kenyan data collection startup Bamba Group has been acquired by the UK-based Maximeyes Group, a business incubator, investor, and energy solutions provider...

By Tom Jackson 30 Aug 2018

Nielsen Smartstore: Keeping up with shoppers today and tomorrow
Nielsen Smartstore: Keeping up with shoppers today and tomorrow

Shoppers are changing at such a rapid pace, and while there are many methodologies to understand shoppers, a tool to help us move with the rapidly changing shoppers is needed...

By Danette Breitenbach 29 Aug 2018

Africa is transitioning towards the on-demand economy
Africa is transitioning towards the on-demand economy

The African continent is gradually transitioning towards the gig economy, as early-stage entrepreneurs and funders increasingly favour on-demand services...

By Tom Jackson 23 Aug 2018

Latest Warc trends report shifts focus to online video advertising
Latest Warc trends report shifts focus to online video advertising

The rise of mobile drives advertisers to invest $30bn in online video despite ongoing risks...

23 Aug 2018

Increasing Africa-India trade
Increasing Africa-India trade

Increasing India-Africa trade ties remains a priority for India in reflecting a shared history and a common vision for the future of both regions...

21 Aug 2018

How mobile, the internet has changed Africa's truth
How mobile, the internet has changed Africa's truth

Pamro kicks off next week with presentations featuring how mobile and the internet have changed Africa's marketing research landscape...

20 Aug 2018

Social media strategies beyond content plans: Nurture advocacy
Social media strategies beyond content plans: Nurture advocacy

Building advocacy has always been a priority for brands in the past, and today is no different. Brands engage social media influencers to become brand ambassadors or to help distribute content to a wider audience...

By Mike Saunders 20 Aug 2018

The biggest PR fails and brand disasters of the last decade
The biggest PR fails and brand disasters of the last decade

Being a big brand means having a lot of responsibility when it comes to reputation and portraying a positive image to the rest of the world. But, even the most famous and iconic companies can make mistakes and get it disastrously wrong...

By Ade Lewis 17 Aug 2018

ECA launches 5 country profiles in Southern Africa
ECA launches 5 country profiles in Southern Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Southern Africa office launches Zambia Steps profile and country profiles for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe...

17 Aug 2018

West Africa consumer confidence shows divergent sentiment
West Africa consumer confidence shows divergent sentiment

While Nigeria's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for the second quarter of 2018 has risen a very healthy nine points to 122, Ghana's CCI for the same quarter has fallen 12 points to 108...

Issued by Nielsen 16 Aug 2018

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