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MARKETING & MEDIA

Scan Display hosts first African Distributor Conference

Scan Display hosted representatives from 12 African countries at its first African Distributor Conference in Johannesburg at the beginning of June 2019...

Issued by Scan Display 16 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

AFCON sports journalists honoured

International Sports Press Association (AIPS) honours veteran Africa Cup of Nations journalists in Egypt...

16 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

How digital technologies can help Africa's smallholder farmers

There have been some positive strides made in getting smallholders involved in digital agriculture in Africa...

18 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

New entertainment channel from Discovery for Africa

Real Time channel launches on DStv and GOtv with new entertainment from Discovery Inc...

18 hours ago

FINANCE

Why central banks need to take human rights more seriously

Many central banks are rethinking their approach to the environmental and social impact of their operations...

By Danny Bradlow 19 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Sipromad takes over Pan-African channel Africanews

The Pan-African channel Africanews, owned by Euronews NBC, has been bought by Malagasy Group Sipromad for approximately 20 million US Dollars...

21 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#FairnessFirst: Nike just does it again - this time standing strong for equal pay

Nike's recent run of 'Dream Crazy' ads have won more than just global recognition for their strong push towards inclusion and equality - they're also proving that brands really do make more consumer impact when they put consumer's causes first and foremost...

By Leigh Andrews 21 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Data-driven marketing and advertising; and how to harness new customer data insights

We sit in meetings with heads of different departments to plan the next marketing and advertising campaigns. What are the missteps and missed opportunities that this planning often overlook?...

By Rirhandzu Shingwenyana 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Donor-funded journalism is on the rise in Africa: why it needs closer scrutiny

An enormous and increasing portion of the foreign development aid coming into Africa annually is for media development...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

While print may be dying, traditional journalism is certainly adapting

Rachel Briant, director and head of communications at Without A Doubt agency writes about preserving the old craft and what marketers can do about it...

By Rachel Briant 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Boomtown wins Lafarge Zambia account

Following on from its work with Lafarge South Africa and Maluti Mountain Cement in Lesotho, Lafarge Zambia has appointed Boomtown to launch a campaign in Zambia, celebrating their 70-year heritage...

Issued by Boomtown 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Fake news and the role of the ordinary citizen

Fake news is eroding trust in the media in Africa, fuelling hate speech and leading to violence in extreme instances...

3 days ago

RETAIL

3 consumer trends to keep an eye on in 2019

The third annual RCS Retail Summit - held in Cape Town and Johannesburg - featured three industry experts who presented their takes on the latest trends shaping consumer behaviour within a South African context...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

MTN Group urged to end participation in internet shutdowns in Sudan

The Committee to Protect Journalists has joined 22 other organisations in calling on MTN Group, to end its role in Sudan's internet shutdowns...

By Justin Shilad 3 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Population growth presents key opportunity to reinvigorate the waste sector

The UN has estimated that the global population will near 11.3 billion by 2060. Populations in Africa are expected to experience just as much exponential growth...

By Kate Stubbs 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ethiopian Broadcasters Association migrates to SES Satellites

SES has recently signed two agreements with the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Cooperation...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

An SA win at D&AD New Blood Awards

D&AD has announced the winners of their 2019 New Blood Awards at a ceremony held in London, with Bernice Puleng Mosala of Vega School in Johannesburg winning a Yellow Pencil for her Rexona #MoveAgainstAnxiety campaign...

3 days ago

ICT

Moroccan startup support players come together

Key Moroccan startup support players have come together to promote a competitive innovation ecosystem in Morocco...

3 days ago

RETAIL

#IRIGrowthSummit: Invest in the tech of tomorrow to thrive in FMCG

At the IRI International Growth Summit held in London this week, Andrew Appel discussed his views on data and technology as the next enablers of competitive advantage in a rapidly changing FMCG environment...

11 Jul 2019

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