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Focus shifts to a mobile economy in Africa

Africa is set to be the next big mobile market and the mobile economy is expected to generate more than $150 billion by 2022 to Africa's GDP...

By Josephine Wawira 9 hours ago

Amazon Prime to offer African content to international audiences
Amazon Prime to offer African content to international audiences

With Netflix listing African content like Chief Daddy, Lionheart, Wedding Party and more, Amazon Prime is now offering Africa to its listings...

13 hours ago

#SeamlessSA: Ink Eze's 5 actionable tips to grow an online community

Nigerian entrepreneur Ink Eze knows how to grow an online community: her wedding community Bella Naija Weddings has over three million followers on Instagram while Aso Ebi Bella is a close second with 1.8 million followers...

By Maroefah Smith 14 hours ago

Showcasing African films on the continent for 50 years

Africa's top film festival celebrates 50 years: what's to celebrate, and learn...

By Pier Paolo Frassinelli 8 hours ago

Time for development in Ethiopia, Eritrea

Hopeful of lasting peace, both countries now focus on restoring trade ties...

By Daniel Otieno 11 hours ago

#SeamlessSA: Physical retail needs to step up

Traditional brick and mortar retailers still have a future despite the boom in online retail, but they have to be open to change...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

UN and humanitarian agencies assessing impact of "horrifying" Cyclone Idai

United Nations teams plan to target around 650,000 with food assistance in Malawi and 600,000 in Mozambique as the devastation left by a tropical cyclone is tallied up...

1 day ago

Congolese journalist jailed for one year for insulting governor

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should release journalist Steve Mwanyo Iwewe...

1 day ago

#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketing

Instead of asking how marketing is going to change in 10 years' time, David Duarte, CEO of Treeshake, believes it's a far more valuable question to ask how marketing is going to stay the same. In his words, 'What are the timeless truths of the marketing industry?'

By Jessica Tennant 15 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: Strategic partnerships key to seamless payment ecosystem

Strategic partnerships between payment services are crucial in ensuring that the payment ecosystem is seamless...

By Maroefah Smith 15 Mar 2019

#NedbankIMC2019: Brands not being effective when marketing to a youth economy worth over R111bn

Bongani Chinkanda says businesses and brands have to immerse themselves in youth culture and then create products that are relevant if they want to effectively market to the youth...

15 Mar 2019

Zafari animated show promotes diversity and tolerance

Spacetoon TV has premiered Zafari, an animated series in the MENA region...

15 Mar 2019

France and Ethiopia to cooperate in space and economic sectors

Seven Franco-Ethiopian agreements were signed this week, dealing with space cooperation and economic cooperation...

15 Mar 2019

Chad's year-long social media blackout continues

The Committee to Protect Journalist (CPJ) joins calls to end social media block in Chad...

15 Mar 2019

Boomplay has signed a licensing agreement with Warner Music

Boomplay, the largest music streaming and downloading service in Africa has signed a deal with Warner Music to bring the record company's music closer to the region...

15 Mar 2019

Is your organisation customer centric?

By the year 2020, poor customer experiences will destroy 30% of digital business projects. Will yours be one of them? What does it mean to be customer-centric?...

14 Mar 2019

#FutureFit Yourself: Why diversity inclusion requires a restoration strategy

Carmen Murray lists simple starting points for businesses to start the process of restoration...

By Carmen Murray 14 Mar 2019

Sheraton marks guest experience transformation with new logo design

Marriott International's Sheraton Hotels & Resorts has unveiled a new logo paying homage to its past, depicting its vision for the future. The new design will appear across all collateral and websites from April 2019...

1 day ago

Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination

Africa is open for business. With average annual growth for sub-Saharan Africa forecast at 8% until 2023, the continent is looking increasingly attractive as a trade and export destination...

15 Mar 2019

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