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MARKETING & MEDIA

Doing business in Africa - influence of culture

As an African woman, born and bred in rural areas, my first real experience of urban life was after I acquired my first academic degree...

By Dr. Rufaro Mucheka, Issued by African Entrepreneurs Conference 28 minutes ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Canal+ acquisition of ROK boosts local content production

African film studio and international TV network, ROK, has been acquired by leading French audiovisual group, CANAL+...

2 hours ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

New Cairo Capital City Stadium shortlisted in World Architecture Festival 2019

Boogertman + Partners' New Cairo Capital City Stadium, a competition proposal, has been listed as a shortlist finalist in the Future Competition category of the World Architecture Festival 2019...

3 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2019: "No place for one-size-fits-all in truly relatable regional storytelling" - Lanre Adisa

With the year's biggest international award shows done and dusted, I chatted to the regional jurors ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is this year's Live, PR and OOH juror Lanre Adisa, also CEO/CCO of Noah's Ark Communications, Nigeria...

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

RETAIL

PepsiCo eyes growth in Africa with $1.7bn Pioneer Foods acquisition

Multinational snack foods and beverage giant PepsiCo has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods Group for approximately $1.7 billion...

4 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Family farmers are needed to enhance agricultural sustainability, says FAO

"Family farmers are the ones who produce healthy foods. They can save us from the epidemic of obesity, and we need them for healthy diets."

5 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How Ghana is acing its transition to mobile financial services

Ghana has recently become the fastest-growing mobile money market in Africa...

By Selin Ozyurt 5 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

HIV in Kenya: high risk groups aren't getting the attention they need

Efforts to manage the HIV epidemic in much of sub-Saharan Africa need to specifically target sections of the population that are most vulnerable to HIV infection...

By Makobu Kimani 8 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ugandan commentator arrested over Facebook post critical of president

Uganda cracks down on social media criticism of Government and the President...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

StarTimes partners with MLW to air 'Fusion' in Africa

Major League Wrestling has recently announced it has entered into an agreement to broadcast its flagship weekly hour-long program MLW Fusion non-exclusively in Africa on StarTimes...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

CCO Pete Case leaving Ogilvy SA

Ogilvy SA chief creative officer Pete Case will leave the agency at the end of 2019...

1 day ago

ICT

Youth population drives strong mobile subscriber growth

Sub-Saharan Africa will remain the world's fastest-growing mobile region over the coming years...

1 day ago

RETAIL

Amazon beats Google in online product search

When thinking 'search', you'd be forgiven for assuming that Google leads the pack. A global study has shown that consumers begin their retail-related searches on Amazon first...

By Michael King 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

5 questions to ask when selecting influencers to work with

Marketers are faced with important decisions to make when selecting the most relevant influencers to collaborate with...

By Dominique Harmse 2 days ago

FINANCE

How will we regulate blockchain and cryptocurrency in Africa?

While fintech and mobile solutions for money transfers have taken off in Africa, there has been a mixed reaction thus far from governments to the use and regulation of blockchain and cryptocurrency...

2 days ago

RETAIL

Design and repair must work together to undo our legacy of waste

"Design" has been one of the big words of the twentieth century. To say that an object has been designed implies a level of specialness...

By Tom Lee, Alexandra Crosby, Clare Cooper, Jesse Adams Stein and Katherine Scardifield 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Sports as a business and a brand in Africa

Fans are choosing not to watch live football events, and instead are opting in increasing numbers for the 'intimacy' of their crystal clear digital flat TV screens, or not all, as recent attendances at AFCON showed...

By Dr Victor Oladokun 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Key questions to consider before investing in AI for marketing

AccuraCast director Jérôme Divecha offers clear advice to see if AI could help your business make the next big step forward...

By Jérôme Divecha 2 days ago

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