The first lady of Nigeria, Dr Aisha Muhammadu Buhari and the first lady of Ghana, Rebecca Akufo-Addo. Images source: Facebook.
Merck Foundation Media Awards announces winners of "Stay at Home" Media Awards

The Merck Foundation has announced the winners of the "Stay at Home" Media Recognition Awards for Ghana in partnership with Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the first lady of Ghana and for Nigeria in partnership with Dr Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, the first lady of Nigeria...

20 Oct 2020

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Google Ads is top choice for app marketers in Africa

AppsFlyer's Performance Index analysed more than 27billion app installs, revealing Google Ads is top choice for app marketers in Africa...

15 Oct 2020

Top brands in Africa could lose up to $60bn due to pandemic
Top brands in Africa could lose up to $60bn due to pandemic

The top 150 most valuable African brands from inaugural Brand Finance Africa 150 2020 ranking stand to lose up to $60bn of cumulative brand value following devastating Covid-19 pandemic...

15 Oct 2020

Eatbigfish launches Challenger ID in Africa with regional partner Delta Victor Bravo
Eatbigfish launches Challenger ID in Africa with regional partner Delta Victor Bravo

The interactive, digital programme introduces organisations to the dynamic Challenger mindset and behaviours...

Issued by eatbigfish 14 Oct 2020

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Effie Worldwide launches series of marketing effectiveness virtual workshops

Effie Worldwide is launching a series of virtual workshops, offering professional marketers training rooted in Effie's framework of marketing effectiveness...

13 Oct 2020

Smart African retailers are rising from the ashes. Here's how
Smart African retailers are rising from the ashes. Here's how

To hear some industry commentators tell it, Covid-19 is going to be the final nail in the coffin of retail as we know it. At best, they're over-simplifying. At worst, they're just wrong...

By Lee Naik 13 Oct 2020

Priya Dogra, president, WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, EMEA and APAC. Image credit: WarnerMedia.
EXCLUSIVE: New structure in place for WarnerMedia's EMEA region

WarnerMedia has put new structures in place for the EMEA region, covering all WarnerMedia businesses...

13 Oct 2020

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APO Group African Women in Media Award calls for entries

The APO Group is calling for entries for the second annual APO Group African Women in Media Award set to recognise, celebrate and empower African women journalists who support female entrepreneurship in Africa...

13 Oct 2020

Getting real about virtual events
Getting real about virtual events

2020 sure has been event-ful. Online platforms have proven increasingly valuable, especially in the business-to-business space, enabling more knowledge sharing, wider audience reach and networking opportunities than ever before!..

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 9 Oct 2020

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SA artists and creators can apply for grants from YouTube's Black Voices Fund

YouTube has announced that South African artists and creators can apply for grants from its Black Voices Fund...

8 Oct 2020

#2020AfricaBrandSummit: Winners announced!
#2020AfricaBrandSummit: Winners announced!

The winners of the 2020 Africa Brand Summit Awards were recently announced at a gala event held in Cape Town...

8 Oct 2020

2020 Africa in Motion Film Fest to be held online
2020 Africa in Motion Film Fest to be held online

The 2020 edition of the Africa in Motion (AiM) Film Festival will be held online from today, 6 October, given the Covid-19 pandemic. Africa in Motion is Scotland's major annual celebration of African cinema, bringing a wide variety of creative stories from across the African continent...

6 Oct 2020

#PeoplesChoiceAwards: E! Entertainment announces nominees for African Social Star of 2020
#PeoplesChoiceAwards: E! Entertainment announces nominees for African Social Star of 2020

E! Entertainment Television has announced the nominees for the African Social Star of 2020, one of the E! People's Choice Awards. Eight contenders are in the running for the African Social Star of 2020...

2 Oct 2020

How the decline in Chinese tourists around the world has hit the luxury sector
How the decline in Chinese tourists around the world has hit the luxury sector

A significant number of Chinese tourists spend large sums on luxury items, such as designer clothes and accessories, when they travel overseas...

By Xiaoqing Chen and Carol Zhang 1 Oct 2020

Global finalists for Young Guns 18 announced
Global finalists for Young Guns 18 announced

The One Club has announced the 83 global finalists hailing from 19 countries for the Young Guns 18 competition, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger...

1 Oct 2020

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TFG takes over 382 Jet stores in SA - saving 4,800 jobs

The transaction includes the transfer of 382 South African Jet stores and approximately 4,800 employees...

28 Sep 2020

2020 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Fest to be held online
2020 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Fest to be held online

The 2020 Fak'ugesi Digital Innovation Festival is set to take place online from 20 October to 20 November 2020...

25 Sep 2020

ATKV Goudini Spa open for MICE with new "naked" hybrid approach to conferences
ATKV Goudini Spa open for MICE with new "naked" hybrid approach to conferences

Ready to reboot, collaborate and explore the new normal? Its all systems go for a new approach to conventional thinking. With Covid-19 disrupting conventional business events, it's time for a rethink on how to approach this new era...

Issued by ATKV Goudini Spa 25 Sep 2020

D&AD announces 2020 Future Impact Pencil winners
D&AD announces 2020 Future Impact Pencil winners

D&AD has announced its 2020 winners for the Future Impact category, which supports and accelerates ideas with the potential to create positive change...

25 Sep 2020

Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowerment
Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowerment

Converse is expanding its All Stars youth mentorship programme by opening it to the public for the first time, with the aim to incorporate a more grassroots approach to supporting youth action...

23 Sep 2020

All the winners of the 2020 Jozi Film Fest
All the winners of the 2020 Jozi Film Fest

The Jozi Film Festival announced the winners of the 2020 festival as it came to a close...

21 Sep 2020

Durban International Film Fest announces DIFF Awards winners
Durban International Film Fest announces DIFF Awards winners

The 2020 Durban International Festival (DIFF) came to a close with the announcement of the winners of the DIFF Awards...

21 Sep 2020

Africa Brand Summit convenor, Solly Moeng.
#AfricaBrandSummit: Solly Moeng shares his passion and vision for Africa

WATCH: In this exclusive interview with Africa Brand Summit convenor, Solly Moeng, Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media editor Juanita Pienaar finds out more about the summit, Moeng's passion for Africa and his vision for the event going forward...

By Juanita Pienaar 18 Sep 2020

Cape Times editor Siyavuya Mzantsi.
SA's Siyavuya Mzantsi, Africa grand prize winner at Inma's "30 Under 30" awards

Cape Times editor Siyavuya Mzantsi has been announced as the Africa grand prize winner and one of the winners in the Leadership category at the International News Media Association's 30 Under 30 Awards...

18 Sep 2020

New report shows brand leaders face big challenges aligning marketing and comms teams
New report shows brand leaders face big challenges aligning marketing and comms teams

The CMO Council report also addressed how Covid-19 increased the importance to deliver cohesive messaging...

17 Sep 2020

5,200 jobs saved as Edcon concludes sale of parts of Edgars
5,200 jobs saved as Edcon concludes sale of parts of Edgars

Approximately 5,200 retail industry jobs will be saved, as Edcon announced this week that the sale of parts of the Edgars business in South Africa to Retailability Ltd has been implemented...

17 Sep 2020

The Africa nexus - intra-trade and investment as drivers of African development
The Africa nexus - intra-trade and investment as drivers of African development

Brand South Africa hosted an Africa nexus research reference group webinar with key objectives to determine insights and perspectives on how the African Continental Free Trade (AcFTA) could enable economic recovery and development in the context of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by Brand South Africa 10 Sep 2020

Brave Group welcomes Ismail Jooma as the group's new chief strategy officer
Brave Group welcomes Ismail Jooma as the group's new chief strategy officer

Brave Group is excited to announce Ismail Jooma as the chief strategy officer for the advertising and communications group...

Issued by The Brave Group 9 Sep 2020

#VMLYRTheEdge: How to get your brand noticed in Africa
#VMLYRTheEdge: How to get your brand noticed in Africa

VMLY&R SA's Live from The Edge presented both local and global thought leaders talking to the theme 'From Cultural Clichés to Brand Authenticity', addressing cultural relevance in the African context. Here, HeyHuman's Neil Davidson and Unilever's Lethepu Matshaba's thoughts on the subject...

By Jessica Tennant 4 Sep 2020

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Global consumers ease back into in-store shopping - report

With Covid-19 lockdown measures around the world easing, just under three-quarters of global consumers report feeling comfortable returning to physical stores since lockdowns have eased...

4 Sep 2020

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