#BizTrends2019

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Mimi Kalinda, group CEO and co-founder of Africommunications Group.
#BizTrends2019: Africa will no longer be a victim of 'image'

Perceptions matter: reputation management trends in Africa 2019...

By Mimi Kalinda 3 days ago

DW launches a YouTube channel aimed at the youth
DW launches a YouTube channel aimed at the youth

Deutsche Welle has launched a weekly YouTube show to engage the youth on the African continent on issues facing them in Africa...

14 hours ago

#BizTrends2019: Ad agencies of the future are building new models

Wise ad agency leaders are not just observing; they are taking the right steps to ensure that they are not rendered obsolete during this inevitable transformation process. Those who get it are primed to thrive, and those who don't are destined to shut-down...

By Bogosi Motshegwa 17 hours ago

#BizTrends2019: 19 Event trends for 2019

Generally speaking event trends for 2019 are on two separate trajectories: mindfulness and technology. The most successful experiences will find ways to merge the two...

By Kelly McGillivray 17 hours ago

#BizTrends2019: Embrace these business-changing themes or suffer the consequences...

This is a genuinely fascinating time to be alive, and yet it is even more fascinating to be in the business of communications, as we bear witness to and participate in some of the industry's most ground-breaking developments...

By Mark Tomlinson 17 hours ago

#BizTrends2019: "Bang bang, feel the pain" if you don't know what customers want

What our customers want is the biggest trend for the 21st century and for years to come. It's not about us anymore...

By Carmen Murray 17 hours ago

Africa's most popular video streaming sites

The number of video streaming platforms active in Africa has exploded over the past few years as the continent responded to the global shift from linear TV to on-demand viewing...

12 hours ago

#BizTrends2019: Africa is one of the major players in the global economic future

New APO Group CEO, Lionel Reina, gives Bizcommunity.Africa his trend predictions for 2019...

17 Jan 2019

"Cowardly" Kenya terror attack condemned by the AU

Statement of the chairperson of the African Union Commission on the terrorist attack in Nairobi...

17 Jan 2019

Global concern over Zimbabwe situation

Concern is growing internationally at the continued internet and news blackout in Zimbabwe, amid reports of a violent crackdown aimed at quelling dissent...

3 days ago

D&AD exhibits 2018 New Blood Shift Class work and reveals winners of briefs

D&AD has exhibited the work from this year's Shift graduates to a host of leading industry figures, including the winning projects for the 2018 briefs...

3 days ago

Snapchat sponsors AR/VR categories for ADC 98th Annual Awards

The One Club and Snapchat partner on AR/VR for ADC 98th Annual Awards and new subcategories also launched specifically for single posts, ads and campaigns using Snapchat...

3 days ago

Investigative journalist Ahmed Divela shot dead in Ghana

Authorities in Ghana should immediately investigate the killing of journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale Divela...

3 days ago

#BizTrends2019: Top mobile trends for the 2019 consumer

"This is not the year of the mobile phone". The African consumer is tired of hearing this...

By Lynette Hundermark 17 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Shopping the future, right now

Technology is the single most important investment that retailers need to make, in order to ensure that their fashion stores stay relevant...

By Robyn Cooke 17 Jan 2019

Agile, mobile, and accessible: Programmatic is the new startup

Many marketing departments will have to decide how much of their digital adspend should go on premium inventory and how much should go on programmatic. Keabetswe Kgomongwe from Hoorah examines why we should reframe the choice by comparing the two to established businesses and startups respectively...

By Keabetswe Kgomongwe 17 Jan 2019

5 tips for finding the best venue for your event

Peter Jack, founder and director of EMG Events Agency shares his top five tips for finding the best venue for your next event...

17 Jan 2019

Digital transformation support for Rwanda from Alibaba

Alibaba is assisting the Rwandan government with enabling a digital economy...

17 Jan 2019

Nigerian government urged to review national broadband plan

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) and telecommunication operators have called on the government to review the National Broadband Plan, which had penetration targets for both fixed and mobile broadband...

17 Jan 2019

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