How Black Friday is changing purchasing patterns in sub-Saharan Africa
How Black Friday is changing purchasing patterns in sub-Saharan Africa

The holiday season starts earlier every year, as three major shopping holidays originating in the US and China, namely Black Friday, Singles' Day and Cyber Monday, are extending to the rest of the world...

1 day ago

All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners
All the 2018 AfricaCom Awards winners

The 2018 AfricaCom Awards were announced at a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event in Cape Town...

15 Nov 2018

Unlocking African abundance through digital technologies
Unlocking African abundance through digital technologies

As new ideas, digital technologies and business models penetrate the marketplace in Africa, the ability to disrupt is becoming more and more of a necessity...

By Ntombi Mhangwani 14 Nov 2018

The attention economy
The attention economy

Have you ever wondered how your brain prioritises what you pay attention to?...

By John Laurence 13 Nov 2018

Gartner's CMO Spend Survey 2018/19: Key insights revealed
Gartner's CMO Spend Survey 2018/19: Key insights revealed

Marketing technology spending, customer experience, innovation and personalisation mark key trends in marketing leaders' budget and attention...

13 Nov 2018

New PAMRO president appointed
New PAMRO president appointed

Sifiso Falala takes the reins as new Pan African All Media Research Organisation president...

5 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

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

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

New research hub for Africa
New research hub for Africa

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

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

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

A comparison of Google and Facebook ads auction platform (Infographic)
A comparison of Google and Facebook ads auction platform (Infographic)

This infographic takes a comparative look at Google and Facebook ads auction platform...

By Ted Chong 29 Oct 2018

Zimbabwe's economy is collapsing: Why Mnangagwa doesn't have the answers
Zimbabwe's economy is collapsing: Why Mnangagwa doesn't have the answers

A "big-bang" sharp break with Zimbabwe's recent past is essential to reassure consumers and capitalists...

By Robert Rotberg 29 Oct 2018

Economic Commission for Africa’s Oliver Chinganya.
The power of data can transform the world

Statistics is the 'new oil' leaders must exploit on the African continent to spur action...

26 Oct 2018

Influence or fraud?
Influence or fraud?

The influencer industry continues to come under scrutiny as frauds and fakes give everybody else a bad name...

By Federico Dedeu 26 Oct 2018

Email marketing - The perfect email design checklist
Email marketing - The perfect email design checklist

Colleen Backstrom shares a checklist that can help create the perfect email design...

By Colleen Backstrom 25 Oct 2018

Corporate content should be part of your DNA
Corporate content should be part of your DNA

On the cusp of exciting and fruitful pan-African networking and trade, the time to make use of an unbiased B2B media showcase for all Africa's dynamic, entrepreneurial business communities is now...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Oct 2018

Kantar Millward Brown to launch the first BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands
Kantar Millward Brown to launch the first BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands

Experts from 17 WPP companies across South Africa share insights in the report...

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 24 Oct 2018

#SML18: How SA brands are approaching social media
#SML18: How SA brands are approaching social media

The first part of World Wide Worx's Arthur Goldstuck's SA social media landscape presentation he shared with us at Marketing Mix's Social Media Landscape Briefing 2019 last week...

By Juanita Pienaar 24 Oct 2018

Reaching Africa's most valuable consumer markets
Reaching Africa's most valuable consumer markets

The African consumer class is one of the largest remaining prizes for consumer-facing companies and investors in the world, according to geospatial data company Fraym...

23 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

ECA aims to be Africa's economic thinktank
ECA aims to be Africa's economic thinktank

The Economic Commission for Africa is aiming to become Africa's premier think tank, executive secretary Vera Songwe tells African Ambassadors...

22 Oct 2018

Africa is on the rise - UN chief
Africa is on the rise - UN chief

Africa is "on the move and on the rise", with communities coming together to resolve their problems and offer mutual support, United Nations secretary-general António Guterres said...

19 Oct 2018

Jury member Lennie Stern, head of creative and entertainment strategies, BETC Paris. Image supplied.
Warc releases Effective Content Strategy Report 2018

Warc has released its Effective Content Strategy Report 2018, outlining key content marketing themes from the world's most effective campaigns...

19 Oct 2018

AfDB releases economic report in three African languages
AfDB releases economic report in three African languages

African Development Bank releases first-ever highlights of 2018 African Economic Outlook in Arabic, Hausa and Kiswahili...

18 Oct 2018

What Generation Z wants - how to attract the "next" generation to your brand and business
What Generation Z wants - how to attract the "next" generation to your brand and business

Millennials are already in their mid-thirties. It's time for brands and businesses to shift focus to the next generation, Generation Z...

By Bronwyn Williams 17 Oct 2018

Media literacy: Five fact-checking tips for the fake news era
Media literacy: Five fact-checking tips for the fake news era

Ease of access to social media and editing tools have made it easier than ever to spread stories and images that have people shaking their heads, thinking "That can't be real... can it? I must share!" Here are five steps to take to up your media literacy, so that the results of your own news-sharing are more reliable...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Oct 2018

New Pan-African Data Centre Association launched in Morocco
New Pan-African Data Centre Association launched in Morocco

Africa's data needs to be kept in Africa, says the new Africa Data Centre Association...

16 Oct 2018

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