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Africa wired: E-commerce offers fresh opportunities for young traders

Catherine Oshotse, a 27-year-old entrepreneur from Lagos, Nigeria, has the internet to thank for her growing business...

By Yun Shi 1 hour ago

Calling all African fashion designers: Scouting for Africa project launched

Vogue Talents is supporting emerging designers along with the African Fashion Foundation by launching a new scouting project dedicated to African creatives...

2 hours ago

Strengthening the African art ecosystem - Q&A with Cape Town Art Fair director, Laura Vincenti

The eighth instalment of the Investec Cape Town Art Fair recently ran at the CTICC. We got in touch with Investec Cape Town Art Fair art fair director Laura Vincenti to find out what goes into putting on an event of this scale, cultivating a Pan-African dialogue and art trends for the year ahead...

By Ruth Cooper 13 Feb 2020

Adidas and Ikea lead 2020 sustainable cotton ranking

Adidas has surged ahead to become a global leader in sourcing sustainable cotton...

13 Feb 2020

Edelman launches Kenya office, acquires Gina Din Corporate Communications

Global communications firm, Edelman is further cementing its position as a pan-African consultancy having opened a new office based in Nairobi, Kenya and with the acquisition of...

12 Feb 2020

Good Things Guy, overall winner at the 2019 South African Blog Awards

Good Things Guy has been named South Africa's Blog of the Year for 2019, for the third consecutive year, as well as Best Lifestyle Blog for 2019...

12 Feb 2020

SA's 2Engage plans for further growth in Africa and abroad

South African fintech and customer engagement business, 2Engage, is pursuing international growth opportunities...

12 Feb 2020

New research: Face-to-face meetings most effective for business success

The new study, conducted by Talk2 Media & Events, surveyed over 200 buyers and exhibitors from across the Asia Pacific region looking at industry challenges and the most valued attributes...

10 Feb 2020

Standard Bank Gallery to showcase 54 unique artworks from the continent

Lumières d'Afriques will open at the Standard Bank Gallery in Johannesburg on 21 February 2020. The group exhibition will showcase the work of 54 artists from across the African continent...

10 Feb 2020

King James Group launches new Kenya-based agency, KingJames34°

Last night the King James Group launched KingJames34° in Kenya, a partnership between the South African independent agency and the local arm of recent acquisition, 34°...

7 Feb 2020

South African short film wins Audience Award for iamAfrica competition

Local short film, The Letter Reader receives an Audience Award for the iamAfrica Short Film Competition and will be screened at the Pan African Film Festival on 22 February in Los Angeles, California, United States...

7 Feb 2020

Innervation acquires loyalty business from Tritech Media

Innervation Pan African Payment Solutions has acquired African loyalty business, The Loyalty Box, from Tritech Media for an undisclosed amount...

4 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: An overview of Bizcommunity's BizTrendsLIVE!2020

Bizcommunity invited a diverse selection of thought-leader industry veterans and #BizTrends2020 contributors to join its vision for Africa at its annual and much-awaited BizTrendsLIVE! event, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Imax Theatre at the Mall of Africa in Midrand, Johannesburg on Thursday, 30 January...

By Clare Matthes 3 Feb 2020

Entries open for Loeries 2020 with a call for change

Entries to the Loeries 2020 are now open and the Loeries is calling on the brand communication industry to create work that changes things and makes a difference...

3 Feb 2020

NPO aims to make history again this 50th anniversary of Earth Day

In 1970, a The New York Times ad helped spark an environmental revolution with a call to action that saw 20 million Americans join national efforts to tackle environmental degradation...

3 Feb 2020

Mango's standalone fashion stores have returned to SA

Global fashion brand Mango has opened a 205m² retail space in Sandton City, Johannesburg. The opening marks the reintroduction of free-standing Mango stores into the country...

31 Jan 2020

Travel-focused online radio station launched by Gallivant Africa

Data-driven media firm, Gallivant Africa is launching a niche Africa-focused online radio channel to help promote the continent as a leading travel destination...

31 Jan 2020

'Be Internet Awesome' with Google

Google announced a $1m pan-African Google.org fund to support innovative ideas around privacy and launched a child online safety programme...

14 Feb 2020

How digital online research achieves superlative levels of insight

Digital online research is taking off slowly in Africa, despite offering the continent so many evident benefits over traditional methods. Bev Tigar, Lead Business Development Consultant, Africa, of Borderless Access elaborates on some of these...

Issued by Borderless Access 13 Feb 2020

Alliance Media is doing good in Mauritius

Alliance Media Mauritius, the largest billboard advertising company on the island, is doing its part for the local community...

Issued by Alliance Media 3 Feb 2020

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