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Africa's music business under discussion
Africa's music business under discussion

The music business in Africa will be discussed at the annual Africa Music Business Summit (AMBS), part of AFRIMA...

1 day ago

People take part in a parade to mark the 24th self-declared independence day for the breakaway region of Somaliland in the capital Hargeisa on May 18, 2015. On November 18, 2019, Somaliland police shut down a TV station and arrested its editor. Credit: CPJ/Reuters/Feisal Omar.
Somaliland police shut down Horn Cable TV, arrest its editor

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on authorities in the breakaway region of Somaliland to immediately allow the privately owned Horn Cable TV to operate freely...

1 day ago

Creating relevant brands for African audiences
Creating relevant brands for African audiences

WarnerMedia recently hosted a panel discussion around creating relevant brands for African audiences at Discop Johannesburg 2019. Julien Borde, head of Channels for France, French-speaking territories, Africa and Israel tells us more about how the company plans to implement these insights across the African market...

By Jessica Tennant 14 hours ago

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Scopen's Cesar Vacchiano analyses the 2019 Agency Scope Study

Juanita Pienaar chats to president and CEO of Scopen International, Cesar Vacchiano, who visited South Africa earlier this month to present the findings from the Agency Scope Study...

By Juanita Pienaar 14 hours ago

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SA's VMLY&R wins Silver at 2019 Epica Awards

The 2019 Epica Awards winners have been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars winning Silver in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

16 hours ago

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Clio Entertainment Awards 2019: Winners announced!

Hosted by Craig Robinson, the Clio Entertainment Awards recognised the best entertainment marketing campaigns for 2019...

17 hours ago

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#ClioCannabisAwards: Winners announced

A total of 25 Clios were awarded - 10 golds, four silvers and 11 bronzes at the first-ever Clio Cannabis Awards on Wednesday night in Los Angeles, in partnership with High Times magazine...

20 hours ago

#EpicaAwards2019: Day three results
#EpicaAwards2019: Day three results

Three days of Epica jury proceedings in Amsterdam have come to an end...

1 day ago

#AskAfrikaAhaMoment: The brand loyalty shift explained
#AskAfrikaAhaMoment: The brand loyalty shift explained

At Ask Afrika's 'Aha moment' market research intelligence Cape Town Roadshow, MD Sarina de Beer combined insights from their latest Ask Afrika Icon Brands benchmark report to isolate the latest customer loyalty trends. Here's what your business needs to know...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Warc Global Ad Trends: Search advertising will rise 9.6% but growth slowest since 2015
Warc Global Ad Trends: Search advertising will rise 9.6% but growth slowest since 2015

In a new report released by Warc it is revealed that search now accounts for 22 cents in every ad dollar, but growth is the slowest since 2015 and its share of internet advertising has flatlined...

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Marketers demand third-party providers bring more compliance to lead marketing science [report]

A new CMO Council report has found that irresponsible lead gen vendors put brands at financial, legal and reputational risk...

1 day ago

Africa to influence growth trajectory of global Coca-Cola business
Africa to influence growth trajectory of global Coca-Cola business

The Coca-Cola Company's global CEO and chairman, James Quincey, concluded a tour in Africa last week...

1 day ago

African multinationals bring home much more than profits
African multinationals bring home much more than profits

Hardly any research has been done on the impact of multinational companies that are born and bred on African soil. A recent study, provides new insights on the impact African multinationals have on their home countries...

By Danson Kimani and Geofry Areneke 2 days ago

DTT process on track in Zimbabwe
DTT process on track in Zimbabwe

The Government has completed 18 television transmitter sites as part of the digital broadcasting migration project in Zimbabwe...

2 days ago

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Warc announces Best Use of Data shortlist for Warc Media Awards 2019

Warc has released the first shortlist for the Warc Media Awards 2019...

2 days ago

Annual digital commerce spend to climb to $19tn by 2024
Annual digital commerce spend to climb to $19tn by 2024

A new study by Juniper Research reveals that global spending on digital commerce will reach $18.7 trillion by 2024, up from $11.2 trillion in 2019...

2 days ago

Dynamicweb, Braintree partner up to offer true e-commerce
Dynamicweb, Braintree partner up to offer true e-commerce

Braintree, the consulting and integration division of Vox, has entered a partnership with the Dynamicweb software platform...

2 days ago

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Community developers gather with Facebook in Kenya

Facebook to host Leads of its Developer Circles from across SSA ahead of the Facebook iD8 Nairobi Conference...

3 days ago

Boomplay and Sony partner on Africa content
Boomplay and Sony partner on Africa content

Boomplay and Sony Music Entertainment are set to expand their footprint in Africa with new partnership...

3 days ago

Study examines engagement boosting on platforms
Study examines engagement boosting on platforms

Rutgers University has released a study where researchers analysed how Google, Facebook and Instagram repeatedly change boundaries between smart visibility strategies and 'cheating the system'...

3 days ago

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D&AD announces theme and identity for 2020 D&AD Festival

D&AD's new theme for its 2020 Festival has been announced. The theme, 'Imagine everything', encapsulates the ambition and scope of this year's event: a global festival celebrating creativity...

3 days ago

From Boomers to snowflakes - can we all just get along?
From Boomers to snowflakes - can we all just get along?

The phrase "OK, Boomer" reached a high point recently when it was used in parliament by a 25-year-old New Zealand politician in response to being heckled by an older colleague...

18 Nov 2019

Coty buys controlling stake in Kylie Cosmetics for $600m
Coty buys controlling stake in Kylie Cosmetics for $600m

Kylie Jenner is selling a 51% stake in her beauty business Kylie Cosmetics to multinational fragrance and cosmetics company Coty for $600 million...

18 Nov 2019

Africa has the potential to be an economic powerhouse
Africa has the potential to be an economic powerhouse

Both North-South and South-South cooperation in Africa is vital as a critical part of Africa's development...

18 Nov 2019

Demonstrators are seen outside the Department of State Services headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria, on November 12, 2019. Police fired on and attacked journalists covering that demonstration. Credit: CPJ/AFP/Kola Sulaimon.
Nigerian security forces fire on journalists, protesters

Nigerian authorities should investigate attacks by security forces on journalists at a recent protest in Abuja, and hold those responsible to account, the Committee to Protect Journalists said...

18 Nov 2019

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Seychelles launches TV programs on a mobile app

In Seychelles, the public broadcaster will soon introduce a mobile application that will provide the majority of its broadcasts...

18 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: Tech skills needed to create future jobs on the 'side-hustle' continent
#AfricaCom: Tech skills needed to create future jobs on the 'side-hustle' continent

Up to 18 million jobs need to be created annually just to absorb the new entrants each year. This is unprecedented globally and doesn't even include the unemployed and underemployed...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Nov 2019

'Boost with Facebook' and RiseUp bring digital skills to Egypt
'Boost with Facebook' and RiseUp bring digital skills to Egypt

Facebook is bringing 'Boost with Facebook', its global program designed to help small businesses grow and to equip more people with the digital skills, to Egypt...

15 Nov 2019

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Kalabars online video streaming service launched in Kenya

Creatives Garage in Kenya launched an online multimedia and video on demand (VOD) platform specifically dedicated to African stories...

15 Nov 2019

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