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Digital Impact Awards' nominees for 2019 announced.
Nominees announced for Digital Impact Awards in Africa

Organisers of the annual Digital Impact Awards Africa have released the nominees for the 6th edition of the awards...

2 days ago

Sports as a business and a brand in Africa
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 18 hours ago

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 19 hours ago

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. "Designer items" are invested with a particular kind of expertise...

By Tom Lee, Alexandra Crosby, Clare Cooper, Jesse Adams Stein and Katherine Scardifield 17 hours ago

Tanzanian among annual press freedom awards honourees

CPJ's annual International Press Freedom Awards and benefit dinner will honour courageous journalists from around the world...

22 hours ago

Johnny Clegg dies at 66

It has been confirmed that Jonathan (Johnny) Clegg, succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 66 on the afternoon of 16 July 2019 at his family home in Johannesburg, South Africa...

1 day ago

Retail in 2030: AI, IoT, big data, and omnichannel as teenagers

Will technologies like AI mean the end of human engagement and shopping in a physical retail store? Will we become completely dependent on IoT technology for shopping? Will we rely on a fridge to remind us of our shopping lists?

1 day ago

An introduction to evidence-based marketing

Empirically-based studies can help to explain and predict effective communication, giving us the tools and knowledge to execute much better marketing...

By Kirsty Dugmore 1 day ago

Africa trade fair expected to generate record investment

Over $40 billion in trade deals, participants from 55 countries expected at IATF2020...

1 day ago

#ApexAwards2019: Creating a sustainable future

The golden thread at the recent Apex Awards Masterclass 2019 was to create a sustainable future. This was the overriding message from the presentations on the days that ranged from gender diversity, creating a culture of trust, identifying as an African, balancing media channels or marketing to the township...

By Danette Breitenbach 1 day ago

Twitter is rolling out a new 'easier to navigate' desktop redesign

Twitter on Monday announced that it is rolling out a web redesign aimed at making the desktop platform faster, "more fun" and "easier to navigate"...

By Shereesa Moodley 1 day ago

A communication error of toxic comments and bad ethics

Tinashe Zvakasikwa offers some ways of defusing interactions with online trolls...

By Tinashe Zvakasikwa 1 day ago

Ali Mufuruki to acquire majority in Wananchi Cable

Tanzanian businessman Ali Mufuruki has increased his shares in Wananchi Cable Ltd, a company specialising in providing internet access, voice and pay TV...

1 day ago

Justice must be done for death of journalist Azory Gwanda

Activists and fellow journalists have been asking about Gwanda's whereabouts for months, including on #WhereIsAzory on Twitter, with no answer from the Tanzanian government...

1 day ago

10 retail trends for 2019

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2019 will be a year of reinvention...

By Jackie Kalis 2 days ago

Social media has made brands less relevant, not more

When social media first hit the radar of marketers, the possibilities seemed endless. Finally, marketing would be a true two-way conversation...

By Estelle Nagel 2 days ago

AFCON sports journalists honoured

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

2 days ago

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 2 days ago

Governing the digital nomads of the future

The Fourth Industrial Revolution brings with it a fundamental shift in how we do business...

2 days ago

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