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NYF Advertising Awards recognise pre-entered work with Mad For This Ad

The New York Festivals' International Advertising Awards has introduced a new initiative that will acknowledge impressive work before it's been entered into the awards programme...

6 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Why data is more important than ever to customer experience

In today's world, the margin between businesses that thrive and those that merely survive is growing increasingly narrow...

By Brent Haumann 6 Nov 2019

TOURISM

Safarilink, Kenya Airways announce one-way codeshare agreement.
Safarilink, Kenya Airways announce one-way codeshare agreement.

The codeshare agreement enables Kenya Airways' international passengers to combine their travel experience between respective international destinations, and 18 destinations that Safarilink operates within Kenya and to Tanzania...

6 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Key findings from Wan-Ifra's 30th World Press Trends report

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) recently released the 30th World Press Trends report...

6 Nov 2019

AGRICULTURE

EU targets fragile West African fish stocks, despite protection laws
EU targets fragile West African fish stocks, despite protection laws

The EU continues to enter into fresh agreements with countries, despite evidence of serious population declines in the species of interest...

By Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood 6 Nov 2019

ENERGY & MINING

Gwede Mantashe, SA minister of minerals and energy
#AOW2019: Mantashe calls for gas investment

Highlighting the investment opportunities at the country's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) hub in the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), Minerals and Energy Minister, Gwede Mantashe called on foreign investors to help develop South Africa's fledgling gas industry...

By Nicci Botha 6 Nov 2019

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Evaluating your social investment - timing and process is everything
Evaluating your social investment - timing and process is everything

The primary aim of evaluations is to assess whether these interventions are achieving their intended objectives, but importantly how these processes are undertaken and when they are undertaken can either improve or hinder the utility and value of the evaluation...

By Mandisa Diza 6 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Shortlist announced for AfricaCom Awards 2019
Shortlist announced for AfricaCom Awards 2019

The AfricaCom Awards, one of the global technology and telecommunications industry's most respected awards, has announced the current shortlist of nominees this year...

5 Nov 2019

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Embracing disruptive innovation in the social development sector - a road map for 2020 and beyond
Embracing disruptive innovation in the social development sector - a road map for 2020 and beyond

Globally, the development sector stands on the edge of a precipice, says Reana Rossouw, founder and owner of Next Generation Consultants, a specialist management consultancy focused on impactful social innovation...

Issued by Next Generation 5 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

East African Photography Award
East African Photography Award

Canon and Uganda Press Photo Award (UPPA) pursue and strengthen their partnership...

5 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

New Africa content for OTT streaming platform
New Africa content for OTT streaming platform

Demand Africa concludes global distribution agreements with leading content providers in Africa...

5 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Journalists at risk ahead of unity government in Sudan

South Sudanese authorities confiscated the accreditation and work permit of Associated Press' correspondent, Sam Mednick, last week.

5 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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The importance of brand positioning in a depressed economy

When the going gets tough, the marketing budget gets slashed. It's an age-old truism that marketing activities are among the first to be cut back during austere times...

By Nona Koza and Gabrielle Gray 5 Nov 2019

TOURISM

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5 trends opening doors for African tech entrepreneurs

Travelcheck CEO, Odette Faling unpacks the trends that underpin Africa's bold digital future and are creating opportunities for entrepreneurs...

By Odette Faling 5 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Meet the 28 Young Guns 17 winners

The One Club for Creativity has announced the 28 winners of Young Guns 17...

5 Nov 2019

RETAIL

P&G SA invests in local Always manufacturing plant
P&G SA invests in local Always manufacturing plant

Procter & Gamble is investing R300 million in South Africa's manufacturing sector...

5 Nov 2019

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Gender inequality in education is still an issue in Kenya and South Africa
Gender inequality in education is still an issue in Kenya and South Africa

Women still aren't fully represented in higher education in Kenya and South Africa, despite changes in law and policy over the years....

By Beatrice Akala 5 Nov 2019

ENERGY & MINING

President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of Somalia (left) and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta.Their countries are in a row over territory. Daniel Irungu/EPA
Western countries take sides in Kenya's maritime row with Somalia

A dispute over maritime territory in the Indian Ocean between Kenya and Somalia has resulted in major western countries lining up on either side, depending on which of the two African nations best serves their oil interests....

By Patrick Muthengi Maluki 5 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Achieving Africa's development goals

Extraordinary Meeting of African Development Bank Governors: "Make the right decision" for Africa to achieve its objectives, says Alassane Ouattara, President of Côte d'Ivoire...

4 Nov 2019

TOURISM

City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall, Nairobi official opening
City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall, Nairobi official opening

The City Lodge Hotel at Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, hosted a "welcome to the neighbourhood" and official opening event on 24 October...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 4 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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India's tech to support Nollywood

Federal government in Nigeria seeks technical assistance in India for Nollywood...

4 Nov 2019

ENERGY & MINING

Africa's oil & gas industry poised for further growth
Africa's oil & gas industry poised for further growth

The global energy market is in an exciting phase of transition and disruption, which is likely to position gas ahead of coal by 2030 to become the world's number two fuel...

4 Nov 2019

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

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Lufthansa expands long-haul network, introduces connection from Windhoek to Frankfurt

The new route is offered three times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays...

4 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Why human creativity is still needed to navigate radical innovation

Publicis Machine's Amanda Alves elaborates on why human creativity and innovation are still needed to navigate 4IR. She also lets us in on which skills will be most at risk of commoditisation, as AI and machine learning enter the workplace...

By Juanita Pienaar 4 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Connecting communities across Africa to the internet

The fourth annual Community Networks Summit seeks to connect communities in Africa to the global internet...

4 Nov 2019

RETAIL

Nestlé launches Regional Alliance for Youth in sub-Saharan Africa
Nestlé launches Regional Alliance for Youth in sub-Saharan Africa

Nestlé and its regional partners have joined forces to launch the Regional Alliance for Youth in sub-Saharan Africa to promote employability for young people...

4 Nov 2019

LEGAL

Agreement ensures Khoi, San earn share of Rooibos trade
Agreement ensures Khoi, San earn share of Rooibos trade

The Khoi-Khoi and San communities are set to benefit from the commercialisation of Rooibos, following the signing of a historic Access and Benefit-sharing agreement...

4 Nov 2019

ICT

African internet addresses to run out in March 2020
African internet addresses to run out in March 2020

South Africa's Internet Service Providers' Association says local ICT service providers that don't support the latest version of the Internet Protocol are potentially threatening the country's participation in 4IR...

4 Nov 2019

ENERGY & MINING

Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Equitorial Guinea's minister of mines and hydrocarbons
Kosmos strikes oil in Equatorial Guinea

Kosmos Energy has made an oil discovery in offshore Equatorial Guinea. The S-5 well was drilled at a total depth of 4,400 metres and encountered 39 metres of net oil play in the Santonian reservoir, in the offshore Rio Muni Basin...

4 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Creativity in a 4IR world
Creativity in a 4IR world

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) has been dominating headlines and debates in recent years...

By Yatish Narsi 4 Nov 2019

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