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AfricaCom.
AfricaCom 2018 launches conference, expos

Shaping Africa's digital future - AfricaCom launches free headliner conference tracks with worldclass speaker lineup...

16 Jul 2018

Stories sharing a boon for digital marketers
Stories sharing a boon for digital marketers

Updated Stories feature creates new opportunities for engagement across Facebook's family of apps...

By Gil Sperling 11 Jul 2018

Nominations for 8th All Africa Business Leaders Awards closing soon
Nominations for 8th All Africa Business Leaders Awards closing soon

Nominations for the All Africa Business Leaders Awards close at midnight on Saturday, 30 June 2018...

28 Jun 2018

Don Edkins, South African documentary filmmaker, producer and founder of Steps.
Academy invites well-known African filmmakers to become members

South African documentary filmmaker and producer, Don Edkins, who is also the founder of Steps, is one of the Africans that were invited this week to become members of the prestigious Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organisation that votes on the Academy Awards...

28 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

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to chair new panel driving transformation of Africa's economies
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to chair new panel driving transformation of Africa's economies

Former Liberian president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will chair a new panel to drive the transformation of Africa's economies, it was announced at a major financial summit in Accra...

22 Jun 2018

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#CannesLions2018: The Art of Branded Entertainment according to VML's Xenopoulos

As part of the 2017 Cannes Lions Branded Entertainment jury, Jason Xenopoulos, VML global chief vision officer and EMEA CCO, collaborated with the jury to write a book called The Art of Branded Entertainment, which was launched just one year later at Cannes Lions 2018 on Tuesday, 19 June...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Jun 2018

Julian Boulding, president of thentworkone at the 2017 Indie Summit. Screengrab from thenetworkone channel on .
#CannesLions2018: A view on the agility and innovation of independent agencies

Ann Nurock interviews Julian Boulding, president and founder of thenetworkone at Cannes Lions 2018...

By Ann Nurock 20 Jun 2018

'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'
'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'

Global Business Leaders to address 2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit in Washington, D.C...

18 Jun 2018

Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit
Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

One of the strongest themes of the 2018 Africa Shared Value was the importance of businesses investing in the creation of sustainable Shared Value ecosystems for long-term success...

Issued by Shift Social Development 18 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

Investing in your customers yields returns
Investing in your customers yields returns

The 2018 edition of Africa's customer experience summit, CEM Africa, will focus on return on investment as the African CX market matures and investment increases...

14 Jun 2018

Introducing the Business Leaders in Africa Summit
Introducing the Business Leaders in Africa Summit

Sama Oeuvre Brand Communications will host the Business Leaders in Africa Summit on 16-17 October...

Issued by Sama Oeuvre Brand Communications 13 Jun 2018

CTIFMF executive chairman Rafiq Samsodien.
CTIFMF 2018 ready to Create. Collaborate. Celebrate.

The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival will take place from 9-19 October 2018 at venues across the V&A Waterfront as well as in select sites across the city of Cape Town...

13 Jun 2018

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The One Club's Portfolio Night 14 selects young creative All-Stars

The One Club for Creativity has announced the latest group of Portfolio Night All-Stars, the top young creative as selected by industry professionals from each of the 19 cities around the world that participated in its recent global Portfolio Night 14...

12 Jun 2018

South Africa's Lisa MacLeod elected as first female vice president of Wan-Ifra
South Africa's Lisa MacLeod elected as first female vice president of Wan-Ifra

Lisa MacLeod, head of digital at Tiso Blackstar Group, South Africa has been elected vice president of Wan-Ifra...

12 Jun 2018

African innovation must be nurtured
African innovation must be nurtured

African Innovators' closing call to action from Africa Innovation Summit 2018: "Africans must throw out the boxes that have caged them..."

11 Jun 2018

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Winners of 2018 Fepe International Awards announced

The International Out of Home Association Fepe International has announced the winners of its 2018 Awards, presented at its annual Congress in Sorrento on 7 June...

8 Jun 2018

Publicis Groupe unveils Marcel; what is it and will it replace creatives?
Publicis Groupe unveils Marcel; what is it and will it replace creatives?

#Newswatch: On 24 May Publicis Groupe unveiled Marcel, its AI-powered solution that will accelerate transforming the organisation from a holding company to a platform, and has since faced a deluge of questions from staff and clients...

7 Jun 2018

Africa Innovation Summit.
Developing Africa-wide innovation

Africa Innovation Summit kicks off in Kigali showcasing ground-breaking African solutions...

6 Jun 2018

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Effective Social Strategy winners for Warc Awards 2018 announced

The Warc Awards has announced the 2018 winners of the Effective Social Strategy category...

6 Jun 2018

Launch of Intra-African Trade Fair in Cairo, December 2018.
AfCFTA could raise trade by 52%

Preparations for an Intra-African Trade Fair in Cairo in December 2018 are underway...

6 Jun 2018

Africa CEO Forum.
Developing woman leaders in Africa

A board of influential African women business leaders has been appointed to strategically position and launch the first regional circles of influence to develop woman leaders in Africa...

5 Jun 2018

Sustaining growth through partnerships
Sustaining growth through partnerships

Investments, innovation, partnership tops agenda of East Africa Business Summit and Awards, Kigali 2018...

5 Jun 2018

Call for innovations from Africa's youth
Call for innovations from Africa's youth

UNDP and Accenture are partnering to change the face of Africa's development by implementing the YAS! portal-platform...

1 Jun 2018

Wikipedia Conference to be held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time
Wikipedia Conference to be held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time

A first-ever gathering in the sub-Saharan African region will be held in Cape Town, bringing together more than 700 people to discuss how to improve the diversity of knowledge represented on Wikipedia and Wikimedia sites...

1 Jun 2018

Screengrab from '#bloodnormal' video for Bodyform.
Effective Use of Brand Purpose winners for Warc Awards 2018 announced

The Warc Awards has announced the 2018 winners of the Effective Use of Brand Purpose category...

30 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Cape Town celebrates Africa Day
#AfricaMonth: Cape Town celebrates Africa Day

Delegates from across Africa gather in Cape Town for Africa Day Business Networking Forum...

25 May 2018

Screengrab from 7-Second Resumes campaign - Grand Prix winner.
Effective Innovation winners for Warc Awards 2018 announced

Campaigns for Ad Council, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, IDFC Bank and Pril are the top winners of the Effective Innovation category of the Warc Awards...

24 May 2018

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...

24 May 2018

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