ICT

WhatsApp launches business app
WhatsApp launches business app

NEWSWATCH: WhatsApp has launched WhatsApp Business - a free-to-download Android app for small businesses which allows them to chat with users.

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Brendah Nyakudya-Dandala, founder of Content Candy.
Content Candy expands to Zimbabwe

South African digital and content marketing studio, Content Candy, is expanding its operations to Zimbabwe.

2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

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The future of food production: Robots revolutionising agriculture

Agriculture is one of the most basic and vital industries in the world as it provides us food and fuel necessary for our daily living. In the present age of rapid population growth and limited availability of land, agricultural production must increase to meet the growing demand. Moreover, in the current generation, most of the countries do not have enough skilled manpower to handle the agricultural tasks which are impacting their growth.

By Piyush Mandhare 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Marketers are missing opportunities to boost brand effectiveness by 57% by not getting their multichannel campaigns right
Marketers are missing opportunities to boost brand effectiveness by 57% by not getting their multichannel campaigns right

"AdReaction: The Art of Integration" reveals key learnings to help marketers design integrated and customised campaigns and avoid the pitfalls of fragmentation

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 3 days ago

ICT

Investment into African tech startups hit record high in 2017
Investment into African tech startups hit record high in 2017

Investment into African tech startups hit the highest levels since records began in 2017, with 159 startups raising in excess of $195 million.

17 Jan 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

The who, what and why of the Ugandan Knuckles meme
The who, what and why of the Ugandan Knuckles meme

The internet is an odd and confusing place, and the gaming world's latest meme is solid proof of this.

By Andy Walker 16 Jan 2018

TOURISM

What travel marketers need to know about Facebook's News Feed change
What travel marketers need to know about Facebook's News Feed change

In your dual role as travel marketer and Facebook consumer, the news that Facebook is going to 'clean-up' your News Feed will likely be met with a mix of joy and despair.

By Natalia Rosa 16 Jan 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Colin Cullis, product owner for Primedia Broadcasting's talk stations, 702 and CapeTalk.
#BizTrends2018: Radio trends for the year ahead - podcasts, streams and subscriptions

Here are three predictions for what will become more significant for radio broadcasters in 2018: Podcasts, streams and subscriptions.

By Colin Cullis 16 Jan 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

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H&M 'racist' ad adds to company's woes

STOCKHOLM - A racism scandal at H&M is the latest indication of management problems at the Swedish clothing giant, once the darling of shoppers but now struggling to make the switch to e-commerce, analysts say.

15 Jan 2018

TOURISM

#BizTrends2018: What does the travel store of the future look like?
#BizTrends2018: What does the travel store of the future look like?

Did you know that most travellers between the ages of 20 and 30 years have never set foot in a physical travel agency before? But if you think this means the end of the travel agent, think again...

By Jannine Adams 15 Jan 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

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World stands up for Haiti, Africa after Trump's "shithole" comment

Update: US President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to respond to reports that he referred to Africa, Haiti and El Salvador as "shitholes".

By Andy Walker 15 Jan 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Facebook updates News Feed to make friends a priority

LAS VEGAS - Facebook on Thursday announced a major update that will put friends and family above pages or celebrities in a user's news feed -- and likely result in people spending less time on the leading social network.

15 Jan 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Janine Lloyd, CEO of PR Expert.
#BizTrends2018: The low-down on 2018 PR and marketing trends

This year is going to continue to be a tough journey for all businesses as they grapple for market share and growth during a difficult economy.

By Janine Lloyd 15 Jan 2018