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MARKETING & MEDIA

Lionel Reina, chief executive officer, APO Group.
APO announces expansion plans for 2019

Media relations expert APO Group experiences record growth in Africa and the Middle East and plans continued expansion for 2019...

6 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Fran Luckin, chief creative officer, Grey Africa, South Africa. © .
Fran Luckin announced as one of 2019 NYF Advertising Awards executive jury members

Grey Africa's Fran Luckin has been announced as one of the executive jury members of the 2019 New York Festivals Advertising Awards...

6 Feb 2019

LIFESTYLE

More directors and films added to 2019 RapidLion lineup
More directors and films added to 2019 RapidLion lineup

The 2019 RapidLion South African International Film Festival will be held at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg from 1 March to 10 March 2019...

6 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Entry for 2019 Loeries now open!
Entry for 2019 Loeries now open!

The Loeries has announced that entry is now open for the 2019 Awards and has called for agencies, studios, brands and designers to tell better stories - stories that upend stereotypes, tear down racial divides, and embrace cultural differences...

6 Feb 2019

AGRICULTURE

SA wine praised at International Association of Sommeliers Cape Town session
SA wine praised at International Association of Sommeliers Cape Town session

South African Sommelier Association leads the way in Africa, says Association de la Sommellerie International...

6 Feb 2019

LIFESTYLE

Spider-Man director and Shrek producer to attend CT Animation Fest
Spider-Man director and Shrek producer to attend CT Animation Fest

The man behind Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Peter Ramsey, and the man who produced all the Shrek movies, Aron Warner, are set to attend the 2019 Cape Town International Animation Festival (CTIAF)...

6 Feb 2019

TOURISM

Corporate Traveller launches new technology for SME corporates
Corporate Traveller launches new technology for SME corporates

To mark the celebration of its 20th anniversary this year, Corporate Traveller has announced the launch of a new technology platform, Your.CT, in the South African market...

6 Feb 2019

HEALTHCARE

The Master of Science in Global Health Delivery Class of 2018. Photo by Jean Christophe Kitoko for UGHE
Rwanda university sets out to teach doctors medicine and management

A new university of health sciences is being launched in Rwanda. The University of Global Health Equity is being touted as a centre that will "contribute to addressing the critical shortage of health professionals" and "ensure they remain committed to the continent"...

By Agnes Binagwaho 6 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Roll out of Forbes8 to drive entrepreneurship in Ghana
Roll out of Forbes8 to drive entrepreneurship in Ghana

Forbes8 Network aims to inspire entrepreneurs and those with great ideas to promote new businesses...

6 Feb 2019

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Green buildings must do more to fix our climate emergency
Green buildings must do more to fix our climate emergency

After more than three decades of talk about the potential of building green, we've still failed to change the way we design and construct buildings...

By Meg Holden and Rebecca Holt 6 Feb 2019

RETAIL

Sea Harvest in bid to buy up Australian-listed Mareterram
Sea Harvest in bid to buy up Australian-listed Mareterram

South African fishing and food company Sea Harvest International has entered into a bid implementation agreement with its 56.3% held Australian subsidiary, Mareterram...

6 Feb 2019

ENERGY & MINING

Roger Baxter, CEO: Minerals Council
#MiningIndaba2019: Making mining matter?

The governmental mismanagement of the past nine years has impacted on the mining industry. But what would happen if the sector grows?

By Nicci Botha 5 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Initiative launched for Egyptian screenwriters
Initiative launched for Egyptian screenwriters

Initiative launched for Egyptian screenwriters...

5 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

DTT deployment in Ivory Coast will begin in February
DTT deployment in Ivory Coast will begin in February

The distribution of digital terrestrial television (DTT) will begin in Ivory Coast in February in the Abidjan region...

5 Feb 2019

RETAIL

LG appoints new president for MEA region
LG appoints new president for MEA region

LG Electronics (LG) has appointed James Lee as its news president of the Middle East and Africa Region (MEA)...

5 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

John Schnobrich via .
3 shifts that marketers need to consider

Success is dependent on how well one responds. Professional marketers are constantly having to evolve as industries shift. The competitive landscape, in market dynamics and consumer expectations, plays a mammoth role in how marketers respond to these shifts in the industry...

By Pieter Geyser 5 Feb 2019

ICT

Why sustainable IT equates to sustainable business
Why sustainable IT equates to sustainable business

Tech-fuelled innovation is providing business with new options to lower energy consumption...

By Xavier Nel 5 Feb 2019

AGRICULTURE

AGCO is helping African farmers access the agribusiness market
AGCO is helping African farmers access the agribusiness market

AGCO's senior vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific and Africa elaborates on the company's new Farm in a Box initiative and how it's helping African farmers...

By Robin Fredericks 5 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Mindful marketing: A New Year's resolution that will help you achieve results faster
Mindful marketing: A New Year's resolution that will help you achieve results faster

For years, Sylvia quoted best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell's theory that it takes 10,000 hours to master a craft. Whether it's to improve as an athlete, a musician or to be a better leader, it's about the time you put in to master that skill. But then there are people who improve faster than others, so it clearly can't just be about putting in the 10,000 hours...

By Sylvia Schutte 5 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Julia Raphaely, CEO of Associated Media Publishing and YPO member.
Global CEOs to reskill, redefine and recycle in Cape Town with YPO

YPO is hosting the world's largest gathering of chief executives, its Global Leadership Conference and YPO Edge, right here in Cape Town on 6 and 7 March 2019, with the theme, 'Life of Re'. YPO member Julia Raphaely, also CEO of Associated Media Publishing, shares what to expect...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Feb 2019

RETAIL

The brands leading, challenging and exploring in 2019
The brands leading, challenging and exploring in 2019

Coca-Cola dividing their products into three categories - leaders, challengers and explorers - is a good way of defining the future of any brand...

By Jainita Khatri 5 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Messaging platform Slack says it's filed to go public
Messaging platform Slack says it's filed to go public

Slack Technologies Inc. said it has filed confidentially with regulators to list the company's shares in the US...

5 Feb 2019

RETAIL

Nestlé enhances supply chain transparency by sharing list of suppliers
Nestlé enhances supply chain transparency by sharing list of suppliers

Swiss transnational food and drink company Nestlé will accelerate its journey to reach full supply chain transparency by disclosing its list of suppliers alongside a variety of data of its 15 priority commodities...

5 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Microsoft CMO on the transformation of digital marketing
Microsoft CMO on the transformation of digital marketing

Jessica Tennant interviews Peter DeBenedictis, chief marketing officer for Microsoft in the Middle East and Africa on his recent business trip to South Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 5 Feb 2019

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Facebook marks Safer Internet Day, partnering 20+ African NGOs
Facebook marks Safer Internet Day, partnering 20+ African NGOs

Facebook has announced that it is supporting Safer Internet Day, held annually on 5 February, with a campaign spanning 15-plus African countries...

5 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Meetings Africa 2019 launches
Meetings Africa 2019 launches

Meetings Africa 2019 working towards inclusivity and sustainability...

4 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Why savvy instant messaging campaigns can drive global brand awareness
Why savvy instant messaging campaigns can drive global brand awareness

With the number of instant messaging app users worldwide expected to top 2.4 billion by 2021, there is no better time for brands to embrace using these platforms as a way to engage with customers. However, care must be taken in its adoption as the rules are still being made up as we go along...

By Marco Broccardo 4 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa's economic outlook 2019
Africa's economic outlook 2019

African Development Bank to present 2019 African Economic Outlook at 32nd AU Summit...

4 Feb 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Multichoice Nigeria adds three more NTA channels
Multichoice Nigeria adds three more NTA channels

MultiChoice Nigeria is strengthening its content library on DStv by introducing three new 24-hour channels on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), beginning 31 January 2019...

4 Feb 2019

RETAIL

Clover receives R4.8bn buyout offer from Milco consortium
Clover receives R4.8bn buyout offer from Milco consortium

Clover has received a buyout offer from the newly-formed consortium called Milco, which has plans to delist the dairy business from the JSE and expand it across sub-Saharan Africa...

4 Feb 2019

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