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#Mandela100: Using the spirit of Ubuntu to address knowledge gaps on Wikipedia

Wikimania 2018, held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time from 18 to 22 July 2018, highlighted clear links to Nelson Mandela's legacy and how we can all help put African knowledge on top as Wikipedia aims to create greater knowledge equity into 2030...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Alain Ebobissé is the CEO of Africa50.
The recipe for long-term growth in Africa

Improved infrastructure is a prerequisite for long-term sustainable growth and development in Africa...

By Alain Ebobissé 18 Jul 2018

Superpower investment in Africa
Superpower investment in Africa

How superpowers, the United States and China, are investing in Africa, according to new research...

18 Jul 2018

Africa needs to build its statistical capacity
Africa needs to build its statistical capacity

High quality data crucial for success of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, says the Economic Commission for Africa...

13 Jul 2018

CMO Council Report - CMOs committed to doing more with data
CMO Council Report - CMOs committed to doing more with data

New research highlights AI's emerging role as catalyst for harvesting and unifying disparate data essential to customer engagement...

9 Jul 2018

Building a digital continent
Building a digital continent

Building a digital continent: towards a new model for collaboration between Africa and its more developed peers...

By Michael Pittelkow 5 Jul 2018

The most expensive and affordable African cities to live in
The most expensive and affordable African cities to live in

According to Mercer's 24th Cost of Living survey which ranks cities around the world, Luanda remains the highest-ranking city in Africa - more attractive for foreign investments and also cheaper for foreigners to live in...

28 Jun 2018

African consumers are experiencing a mobile mind-shift
African consumers are experiencing a mobile mind-shift

African consumers today rely on their mobile devices not just for communication but to perform a growing range of functions online; provided they get a seamless end-to-end experience...

26 Jun 2018

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The startling numbers behind Africa's Wikipedia knowledge gaps

Wikipedia is one of the internet's most trafficked websites. We've likely all visited it at least once, and spent countless nights travelling through informational rabbit holes...

By Andy Walker 26 Jun 2018

B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein
B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein

Jessica Tennant interviews Tom Stein, chairman and CCO of Stein IAS to find out what delegates can expect from his talk at B2B Marketing Africa in Johannesburg on Tuesday, 19 June and his view of the B2B marketing landscape from a global perspective...

By Jessica Tennant 15 Jun 2018

DW journalists investigate bias against Africa visa applications
DW journalists investigate bias against Africa visa applications

Data analysis by Deutsche Welle has shown that visa prospects are worse for Africans in comparison to the rest of the world...

8 Jun 2018

South Africa on par when optimising the client-agency relationship
South Africa on par when optimising the client-agency relationship

Traditionally, marketers work with a larger number of creative agencies, but maintain longer relationships with media agencies, though recently these trends are not always true, this is according to the Scopen Agency Scope South Africa 2017/18...

5 Jun 2018

Release of Edelman Trust Barometer in Nigeria.
78% of Nigerians still trust the media

The first bespoke Edelman Trust Barometer for Nigeria has been launched in Lagos. It measures trust in media, business and government...

4 Jun 2018

New study reveals CMO's hesitant to fully embrace revenue strategy leadership
New study reveals CMO's hesitant to fully embrace revenue strategy leadership

CMO Council and Deloitte Study finds hesitation to embrace analytics skills, forge new C-Suite partnerships and extend strategic role beyond short-term acquisition goals...

1 Jun 2018

Warc's Global Ad Trends report focus on search advertising
Warc's Global Ad Trends report focus on search advertising

The latest monthly Global Ad Trends report by Warc takes a closer look at search advertising...

31 May 2018

Gearing up for Pamro 2018
Gearing up for Pamro 2018

Booking is open for the 19th Pamro All Africa Media Research Conference, which will this year, consider a 'billion dollar question'...

29 May 2018

The most admired African brands announced
The most admired African brands announced

Brand Africa's 100 list of Africa's Best Brands for 2017/18 was released last week at an awards ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa...

28 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Brands and cultural diversity across Africa
#AfricaMonth: Brands and cultural diversity across Africa

Reputation is 100%-dependent on landscape comprehension, so brands in Africa need to understand cultural diversity across the continent...

By Trevor Chueu 25 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Africa is evolving into a global innovation powerhouse
#AfricaMonth: Africa is evolving into a global innovation powerhouse

By 2050, over a quarter of the world's population will live in Africa. In celebration of Africa Day, 25 May 2018, Sage unpacks which of Africa's key economies are positioned for strong growth in the decades to come...

By Pieter Bensch 25 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Will you be part of the quarter-of-a-billion-hustle?
#AfricaMonth: Will you be part of the quarter-of-a-billion-hustle?

Uganda is one of the most entrepreneurial countries in Africa according to research stats...

By Cobus van Zyl 24 May 2018

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...

24 May 2018

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...

22 May 2018

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...

22 May 2018

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...

21 May 2018

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...

21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018

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Generation Z - Chasing butterflies (Part 1)

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...

By Marthinus Van Loggerenberg and Tuelo Lechuti 18 May 2018

AI will transform practice of marketing
AI will transform practice of marketing

AI continues to be the buzzword du jour to describe a host of "intelligent" features aiming to augment the functions performed by marketers in their everyday jobs...

18 May 2018

Latest consumer confidence for West Africa reveals mixed bag of sentiment
Latest consumer confidence for West Africa reveals mixed bag of sentiment

It's no secret that sub-Saharan Africa has been through a tumultuous few years with fluctuating commodity prices and resulting market uncertainty...

Issued by Nielsen 16 May 2018

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