RETAIL

The diversification of retail in Kenya

Kenya's retail sector is diversifying with the entry of new players and international brands into the market. This is despite the retail sector growing at a "lethargic rate" compared to economic growth in the East African hub in 2018...

23 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Using digital to personalise customer services in Africa

Digitalisation has led to customers having an overwhelming number of choices in purchasing choices, brand selections and everything they do...

By Ntombi Mhangwani 1 day ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Caio Verde, Angola's new sustainable city takes shape in Cabinda

Caio Verde is a new sustainable city currently under development in the Angolan province of Cabinda...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

New reality TV show on Multichoice Nigeria

'Our Perfect Wedding Nigeria' is a new reality TV show coming to Multichoice Nigeria...

1 day ago

HEALTHCARE

Why Nigeria is battling to control disease outbreaks like Lassa fever

The first case of Lassa fever in Nigeria was recorded in 1969. A zoonotic disease endemic to West Africa, the disease was named after the town in Nigeria where the first case occurred...

By Oyewale Tomori 1 day ago

RETAIL

Rolfes Leather plans expansion into East Africa

Rolfes Leather, a division of JSE-listed, Rolfes Holdings, will explore the beam-house market in Ethiopia this year...

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

UNIDO launches Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) pilot project in Egypt

Launching the Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) pilot project in Egypt, the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), under the framework of the Egyptian Cotton Project, is supporting Cotton Egypt Association's Egyptian Cotton branding...

1 day ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Climate action helps companies build reputations and attract investors

This year, climate change topped off the agenda at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland...

By Rumina Dhalla 1 day ago

RETAIL

Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?

The Economist recently declared 2019 'The Year of the Vegan'. There can no longer be any doubt that veganism, and the embracing of a greater plant-based diet, is going mainstream...

By Tammy Fry 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Thought leadership: An integral part of the modern PR plan

While companies compete for headspace in a noisy and crowded environment, thought leadership as a tried and trusted PR tactic is coming into its own in the South African media space...

By Louise Hunt 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#FutureFit Yourself: 11 principles of connected marketing

Serving the connected individual requires a different approach; one that focuses on creating connected brands. These connected brands will be created by The Connected Marketer...

1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

Equatorial Guinea joins extractive industry transparency initiative

Equatorial Guinea has received the official backing of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI) International Secretariat, which seeks to address key governance issues of transparency and accountability...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

WTO must support LDCs

The global trading system must support least developed countries, says Mozambique...

2 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Improving African research capacity a key ingredient for sustainable development

Participants in the recent meeting of the Climate Research for Development (CR4D) Institutional Collaboration Platform (ICP) in Uganda adopted a five-year strategic plan that emphasises three climate research priority areas...

2 days ago

RETAIL

L'Oréal's new skin diagnostic tool is powered by AI

French beauty giant L'Oréal has launched a digital skin diagnostic based on people's selfies...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How metrics are changing editorial decisions in African newsrooms

Newsrooms in Africa, like their counterparts around the world, are embracing new media tools like analytics or editorial metrics to aid in the editorial decision-making process...

By Dr Admire Mare and Dumisani Moyo 2 days ago

ICT

#BudgetSpeech2019: Focus to get SA technology-ready

South African finance minister Tito Mboweni, during the 2019 Budget Speech, says budget spending has to focus on getting the country ready for technology...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

UBA, Google roll out Wi-Fi hotspots in Nigeria

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has collaborated with Google and an ISP partner to launch Google Station in 11 UBA branches in Lagos State as part of plans to roll out 200 stations in the country...

2 days ago

RETAIL

5 branding and packaging trends R&D managers need to know

If 2018 was the year of limited-edition packaging and personalisation (think FIFA World Cup 2018), 2019 promises to be the year of retro designs and futuristic formulations...

2 days ago

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