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MARKETING & MEDIA

BBC focuses on branded services in Africa

BBC Studios appoints Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services, Sub-Saharan Africa...

8 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

2019 Lisbon International Advertising Festival gets global grand jury

The grand jury of the 2019 Lisbon International Advertising Festival has been announced...

9 hours ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Create a MVP that will interest customers

Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is a development technique in which a new product or website is developed with sufficient features to satisfy early adopters...

10 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Media trip to AHIF event sponsored by APO

APO Group will grant an African journalist an all-expenses-paid trip to AHIF conference...

11 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

18th CITES Conference votes to end export of wild-caught elephants into captivity

The 18th meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties has voted to end practice of removing live African elephants from the wild for export to captive facilities...

12 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

StarTimes to launch 'Blood Sisters' in Kenya

StarTimes subscribers are set to enjoy a new fascinating telenovela series...

12 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#WorldExpo2020: How local businesses can unlock B2B and B2G value

We speak to VP of business programming for World Expo 2020 (one of the biggest event on the planet), South African, Shaun Vorster about the opportunities that this event will afford businesses in South Africa and across the rest of Africa...

By Juanita Pienaar 13 hours ago

ENERGY & MINING

Energy still a key challenge to African industrialisation

Reliable energy was highlighted as a key challenge during a week-long trade and investment mission to Zambia by South African companies.

13 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

Why it's proving hard to eliminate the eye disease trachoma by 2020

Trachoma is a disease that can cause blindness and visual impairment in about 1.9-million people every year. Poor communities in rural areas of countries in Africa, Central and South America, Asia, Australia and the Middle East are most affected....

By Musa Mutali 14 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

Global health still mimics colonial ways: here's how to break the pattern

Imagine this scenario. A couple of newly minted Master of Public Health graduates from an African university, say in Rwanda, land in Washington DC for a two-week visit...

By Madhukar Pai 14 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

FMD officially confirmed in Namibia's Zambezi region

The movement of all cloven-hoofed animals and their products within, into and out of the Zambezi region has been banned after an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease was confirmed at Sigwe village...

15 hours ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#StartupStory: Are you having a 'Blue Monday'?

"Facial recognition software can potentially recognise a 'Blue Monday' simply by scanning employee expressions"...

By Evan-Lee Courie 15 hours ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Nigerian logistics startup Kobo360 secures $30m expansion funding

With the funding, the team will continue to scale the organization, develop the technology offering and accelerate supply growth...

3 days ago

RETAIL

Five 3D printing myths

The first conviction for 3D printing a firearm was recently reported in London, not long after 3D printed masks were used to trick face recognition. Should we be afraid?

By Ahmad Beltagui, Achilleas Sesis and Nikolaos Stylos 3 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Ghana wants to grow more cashews. But what about unintended consequences?

Expansion of cashew production for export poses potential challenges particularly around food security...

By James Boafo and Kristen Lyons 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Unlocking the entrepreneurial mindset for exponential success

Mushambi's talks are for entrepreneurs, businesses and leaders who want to level up, achieve positive growth on the African continent and unlock a sustainable future...

By Mushambi Mutuma, Issued by African Entrepreneurs Conference 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

New reality show to inspire budding entrepreneurs

SABC3's new reality show, The Next Brand Ambassador, is set to inspire the country's budding entrepreneurs...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2019: Tackling unconscious bias, raising jurors' cultural awareness

The Loeries is only the second international award show after the D&AD awards to introduce "unconscious bias" workshops for its judges. Asha Ranchhod Patel, head of marketing at Google South Africa, explains how the workshops work to sensitise judging panels and help them recognise their own inherent prejudices, while removing these from their judging decisions...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

BABA TV launched on DSTV in Uganda

BABA TV, the highest-ranked new channel in the 'family' with the best quality picture has been launched on DStv platform in Uganda...

3 days ago

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