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Zimbabwe to broadcast on DTT
Zimbabwe to broadcast on DTT

Zimbabwe to launch program on national digital television platform.

1 day ago

Youth must have a seat at the table to unlock jobs and economic growth
Youth must have a seat at the table to unlock jobs and economic growth

Bring us to the table to unlock youth jobs and power growth, say young African entrepreneurs...

2 days ago

#AfricaCom: Gender inequality continues to cost Africa billions of dollars each year
#AfricaCom: Gender inequality continues to cost Africa billions of dollars each year

$95bn - this is the average annual loss in Sub-Saharan Africa since 2010 due to pervasive gender inequality in the continent's economic activities...

By Sindy Peters 27 Nov 2019

African Leadership Persons of the Year nominees
African Leadership Persons of the Year nominees

Adesina, Masisi, nominated for the African Leadership Persons of The Year 2019...

26 Nov 2019

The Loeries 2019 Official Rankings are out!
The Loeries 2019 Official Rankings are out!

The Loeries has released its annual Official Rankings which provide a comprehensive overview of the performance across the advertising and brand communications industry throughout Africa and the Middle East based on performance at the 2019 Loerie Awards, held in Durban in August...

26 Nov 2019

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Showmax launches a new Africa content product

Showmax launched new products for Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa...

26 Nov 2019

Black Friday, what's in the box?
Black Friday, what's in the box?

What's in the box? Hint, prepare for some seriously dark matter, like 50% or more off promo hampers of Biz top-story exposure products that will put your competition in the shade...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 26 Nov 2019

Why retailers should harness the power of influencers
Why retailers should harness the power of influencers

With the ever-growing influence of, well, influencers on consumers, retailers are increasingly looking for ways to tap into their power...

26 Nov 2019

Facebook gathers developers for Kenya summit
Facebook gathers developers for Kenya summit

Facebook hosts its first 'Facebook iD8 Nairobi' conference aimed at celebrating and growing the tech ecosystem across Africa...

25 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: How AI startup ask-jean is disrupting the SA wine tech industry
#EntrepreneurMonth: How AI startup ask-jean is disrupting the SA wine tech industry

It's not always easy to know what wine to pair or purchase when you're planning an occasion with friends or when you're in a store having to make a selection. Ask-jean, a voluntary data hub has come along to simplify the decision-making process, with the wine consumer in mind...

By Robin Fredericks 25 Nov 2019

LVMH to acquire Tiffany & Co. for $16.3bn
LVMH to acquire Tiffany & Co. for $16.3bn

LVMH has reached an agreement to purchase luxury jeweller Tiffany & Co. for approximately $16.2 billion, making this LVMH's most expensive luxury acquisition...

25 Nov 2019

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SPI/Filmbox extends in Africa with Azam TV, MTN and Habeshaview

SPI International / FilmBox has entered into new channel distribution agreements across Africa with Azam TV, the MTN Group and habeshaview...

25 Nov 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Mielie Mailer aims to change e-commerce delivery in SA
#EntrepreneurMonth: Mielie Mailer aims to change e-commerce delivery in SA

Mielie Mailer is a lifestyle-driven enterprise that seeks to help humans make better choices for themselves and for the planet...

By Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2019

Video Exchange Africa, AfricaCom Panel (L-R): Siddhartha Roy, Cees van Versendaal, Russell Southwood, Ryan Solovei.
#AfricaCom: The many VOD markets

Video on Demand in Africa is hampered by high data costs and driven by consumer behaviour change...

By Louise Marsland 25 Nov 2019

Art competition showcases African talent
Art competition showcases African talent

The BIC Art Master Africa, a talent search competition which was launched in 2017, has become a highly anticipated competition for artists across the African continent...

22 Nov 2019

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South African retailers reveal deals for Black Friday 2019

Black Friday has gained significant momentum in South Africa since the North American shopping event was piloted locally by Takealot in 2012...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Nov 2019

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The path to sustainable structural transformation in Africa

Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt lays the red carpet for the 14th Edition of the African Economic Conference...

22 Nov 2019

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 22 Nov 2019

Cesar Vacchiano, president and CEO of Scopen International. Image source: Scopen .
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 recent Agency Scope Study...

By Juanita Pienaar 22 Nov 2019

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Charles Novia gets his own TV channel

Charles Novia, a popular film critic and filmmaker, became the first Nigerian to launch a television channel devoted exclusively to teenagers, Teen Africa TV...

22 Nov 2019

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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...

22 Nov 2019

Boomtown creativity applauded at the Zambia Institute of Marketing
Boomtown creativity applauded at the Zambia Institute of Marketing

Lafarge Zambia was recently awarded Most Creative Outdoor Advert and Most Creative TV Commercial (TVC) by the Zambia Institute of Marketing for its outdoor adverts and TVC created by Boomtown's creative team...

Issued by Boomtown Strategic Brand Agency 22 Nov 2019

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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...

22 Nov 2019

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The role of readers-first newsrooms and why trust is key in reader revenue [report]

A new report by Inma (the International News Media Association) looks at the essential functions of a readers-first newsroom, why trust is key in reader revenue, what readers will pay for, and how news media leadership can guide this transition...

22 Nov 2019

Best in SA packaging shine at Gold Pack Awards 2019
Best in SA packaging shine at Gold Pack Awards 2019

The winners of this year's IPSA Gold Pack Awards, the premier showcase for the South African packaging industry, was announced at Inanda Club in Sandton on 30 October...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Nov 2019

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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...

22 Nov 2019

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...

21 Nov 2019

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

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

21 Nov 2019

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...

21 Nov 2019

Primedia Outdoor captivates Botswana with a new LED
Primedia Outdoor captivates Botswana with a new LED

Primedia Outdoor has recently switched on a third roadside LED in Botswana, in the centre of Mogoditshane, which is part of the greater Gaborone conurbation...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 21 Nov 2019

#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 21 Nov 2019

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...

21 Nov 2019

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