2021 Golden Globes: All the winners
2021 Golden Globes: All the winners

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 2021 Golden Globes from separate locations - the Rainbow Room in the Rockerfeller Centre in New York and the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles respectively - on 1 March...

1 Mar 2021

Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity
Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity

The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April...

26 Feb 2021

Telecoming partners with Ounousa to provide female-oriented entertainment content
Telecoming partners with Ounousa to provide female-oriented entertainment content

The partnership applies, for the moment, to Tunisia and Egypt. African markets are key for Telecoming's international expansion and the female segment shows significant potential for the mobile business...

26 Feb 2021

Manchester United partners w/ StarTimes to offer MUTV in Africa
Manchester United partners w/ StarTimes to offer MUTV in Africa

StarTimes will distribute MUTV to subscribers in over 30 countries across sub-Saharan African, representing the biggest agreement of its kind by Manchester United in the region...

26 Feb 2021

Google launches second Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge in Africa, Middle East, Turkey
Google launches second Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge in Africa, Middle East, Turkey

Google announced the second Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge in Africa, the Middle East and Turkey with an open call for projects that increase reader engagement and explore new business models for media...

23 Feb 2021

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P&G reaffirms commitment to drive gender equality in Africa

P&G announced new declarations aimed to propel gender equality across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East at its third #WeSeeEqual summit for the region...

22 Feb 2021

Azelda Olivier wins SA National Award for Sony World Photography Awards 2021
Azelda Olivier wins SA National Award for Sony World Photography Awards 2021

Azelda Olivier has won the South African National Award for the Sony World Photography Awards 2021. The National Awards programme is an initiative set up by the World Photography Organisation and Sony to support local photographic communities around the world, with 53 countries taking part this year...

10 Feb 2021

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Playtex factory liquidation leaves hundreds without work in SA

Hanes South Africa, which holds the licence to manufacture, sell and distribute Playtex underwear in SA and other African countries, filed for voluntary liquidation...

10 Feb 2021

Jeff Bezos reshaped retail as CEO of Amazon. AP Photo/John Locher
How Bezos and Amazon changed the world

Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems...

By Venkatesh Shankar 4 Feb 2021

All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations
All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations

Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P Henson announced the nominations for the 2021 Golden Globes - as selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

4 Feb 2021

Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO
Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos is stepping down from his role as Amazon CEO, and will transition to the role of executive chair in the third quarter...

3 Feb 2021

WAN-IFRA announces New Media Freedom Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa
WAN-IFRA announces New Media Freedom Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has announced a new partnership with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support media freedom in nine countries across Sub-Saharan Africa...

27 Jan 2021

Report shows western sources dominate how the Africa story is told
Report shows western sources dominate how the Africa story is told

One-third of all African stories in news outlets on the continent are sourced from foreign news services according to a new report from Africa No Filter...

26 Jan 2021

Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named
Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named

The inaugural class of African content creators set to receive a grant from the #YouTubeBlackVoices Fund for the development of their YouTube channels have been announced...

14 Jan 2021

2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - Salesforce
2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - Salesforce

Digital sales grew around 58% during the five days leading up to Christmas, despite earlier shipping cutoffs...

13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Recalibrating for diminished growth - resolutions for 2021
#BizTrends2021: Recalibrating for diminished growth - resolutions for 2021

Despite the dissemination of vaccines in the months ahead, a larger portion of consumer spending will be impacted by recessionary conditions...

By Ailsa Wingfield 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Looking ahead at the smartphone market
#BizTrends2021: Looking ahead at the smartphone market

If 2020 has shown us anything, it's that change and disruption are a constant. The effects of the global coronavirus pandemic led to unprecedented shifts in the way we live, work, learn and transact - with a widespread move online and digital platforms...

By Michelle Wynne 6 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Energy & Mining
#BestofBiz 2020: Energy & Mining

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

14 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare
#BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Healthcare platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list

14 Dec 2020

Fame Week Africa to connect film, arts, media and entertainment creatives in 2021
Fame Week Africa to connect film, arts, media and entertainment creatives in 2021

Fame Week Africa will take the form of a three day hybrid virtual and physical experience for the film, art, media and entertainment industries in Cape Town in 2021...

11 Dec 2020

Facebook launches Africa's first city guide in Joburg
Facebook launches Africa's first city guide in Joburg

Facebook has launched its JoziPlug Community City Guide in Johannesburg - the first city on the African continent where the global initiative has been introduced...

8 Dec 2020

The role of digital transformation in kick-starting African economies
The role of digital transformation in kick-starting African economies

The digital revolution has officially engaged a higher gear, raising a great deal of curiosity and speculation on technological innovation, adoption, AI and the future of the digital economy...

By Tau Mashigo 7 Dec 2020

International Tourism Film Festival Africa celebrates first official awards ceremony
International Tourism Film Festival Africa celebrates first official awards ceremony

On Friday, 27 November, the International Tourism Film Festival Africa (ITFFA) was finally able to celebrate its first official awards ceremony of The Lockdown Edition of the ITFFA 2020 at the Radisson Red Hotel, V&A Waterfront...

3 Dec 2020

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Global cyber week online sales hit record high

Salesforce data shows global online spend of $270bn...

2 Dec 2020

#BehindtheMask: Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark
#BehindtheMask: Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark

This week, we go behind the mask with Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark, Lagos, Nigeria...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Dec 2020

Realness Institute opens call for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and SA
Realness Institute opens call for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and SA

Realness Institute's Episodic Lab will be looking for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa with authentic and original stories of all genres...

30 Nov 2020

#AssegaiAwards2020: All the winners!
#AssegaiAwards2020: All the winners!

The 2020 Assegai Awards was held at The Venue in Melrose Arch in Johannesburg on Thursday, 26 November...

27 Nov 2020

Rachel Irvine shares the highs and lows as Irvine Partners celebrates its 10th birthday
Rachel Irvine shares the highs and lows as Irvine Partners celebrates its 10th birthday

At a time when many PR agencies have retrenched, or worse, closed, Cape Town-based Irvine Partners is celebrating its 10th birthday...

By Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2020

Zambia to host World Communication Forum
Zambia to host World Communication Forum

Under the theme "Communication in a Changing World; Challenges and Opportunities", Zambia will make history as the first African nation to host the World Communication Forum, from 24-25 November 2020...

20 Nov 2020

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Why harmonised retail is the future

For many industries, predicting the future during a pandemic would be difficult - if not impossible. Retail is different. Why?

By Oliver Guy 13 Nov 2020

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