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    Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech Week
    Driving economic growth in Africa through digital transformation - Africa Tech Week

    On 5 and 6 May, Topco Media and partners will be presenting a robust networking experience aimed at kick-starting economic growth in Africa, using technology...

    Issued by Topco Media 7 Apr 2021

    Kenya and South Africa have a high exposure to disinformation. shutterstock
    Social media users in Kenya and South Africa trust science, but still share Covid-19 hoaxes

    The Covid-19 pandemic has led to widespread disinformation circulating on social media globally. This includes false information about the virus, its origins and possible cures for the disease it causes...

    By Herman Wasserman & Dani Madrid-Morales 7 Apr 2021

    Facebook and WHO launch 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation' campaign
    Facebook and WHO launch 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation' campaign

    Facebook is launching a new campaign in partnership with the WHO called 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation'...

    6 Apr 2021

    SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlist
    SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlist

    Lukhanyo Mdingi is among the 20 designers from around the globe selected as semi-finalists for the 2021 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers...

    1 Apr 2021

    Sanlam rebrands; unveils new promise to Africa
    Sanlam rebrands; unveils new promise to Africa

    Yesterday evening Sanlam unveiled its new purpose and brand positioning, what it calls its new promise to Africa...

    31 Mar 2021

    Fame Reel Africa 2021 to showcase continent's best in film, arts, media and entertainment
    Fame Reel Africa 2021 to showcase continent's best in film, arts, media and entertainment

    Fame Week Africa 2021 is set to showcase the continent's best in film, arts, media and entertainment from 13 to 15 September 2021...

    25 Mar 2021

    Boosting brand purpose by solving value-action gaps in Africa
    Boosting brand purpose by solving value-action gaps in Africa

    How do corporations best articulate and act upon their brand purpose, as the interface between corporations and society? By solving the value-action gap, writes Kantar's Adeola Tejumola...

    By Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 25 Mar 2021

    7 reasons to join Rocketseed's email signatures partner program
    7 reasons to join Rocketseed's email signatures partner program

    Add value for your customers. Add additional revenue channels... Add star quality email signature management...

    Issued by Rocketseed 18 Mar 2021

    New collective of thought leaders create pan-African agency
    New collective of thought leaders create pan-African agency

    A collective of thought leaders in the marketing and communications sector have joined forces to support organisations who want to support organisations who want to reach a pan-African audience as well as those organisations promoting African innovation and excellence to the world...

    16 Mar 2021

    All the 2021 Oscar nominations
    All the 2021 Oscar nominations

    The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas live from London...

    16 Mar 2021

    #EcommerceDay2021: How the industry is poised to evolve after receiving a shot of adrenalin
    #EcommerceDay2021: How the industry is poised to evolve after receiving a shot of adrenalin

    WATCH: uAfrica's Anita Erasmus and Jaco Roux unpack how Covid-19 has affected the business, the impact of the AfCFTA on e-commerce and the need for sustainable development within the industry...

    10 Mar 2021

    Paying tribute to Aggrey Maposa
    Paying tribute to Aggrey Maposa

    Aggrey Maposa, an Africa research guru and former chief growth officer for Kantar West East and Central Africa, has passed away today after a long illness...

    Issued by Kantar 9 Mar 2021

    Why working as a journalist in Uganda is particularly tough
    Why working as a journalist in Uganda is particularly tough

    Ugandan journalists are subject to state intimidation and violence almost on a daily basis. During the recent presidential elections, media crews covering opposition candidates - often in protective gear - were targets of physical assault for weeks...

    By Karen McIntyre and Meghan Sobel Cohen 9 Mar 2021

    #EcommerceDay2021: Redefining retail - A future view of digital commerce in 2030
    #EcommerceDay2021: Redefining retail - A future view of digital commerce in 2030

    Kantar's Norman Reyneker says that as companies define their future-fit commercial strategies, they must challenge assumptions related to the evolving digital retail landscape...

    By Norman Reyneker, Issued by Kantar 8 Mar 2021

    Praekelt joins Frontify in the new age of branding
    Praekelt joins Frontify in the new age of branding

    Swiss-based SaaS company Frontify has partnered with Praekelt Consulting to bring their all-in-one brand management software to the South African market...

    Issued by Praekelt 3 Mar 2021

    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

    Create is the most awarded advertising agency in Mozambique
    Create is the most awarded advertising agency in Mozambique

    After a tough year, Create Mozambique was the most awarded advertising agency in Mozambique...

    Issued by Dentsu 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

    Winning the future
    Winning the future

    Media Fuse's Emeka Okeke believes the best approach to 2021 is combining old and new, known and unknown and settling on a hybrid model for success...

    Issued by Dentsu 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

    The past, the present and the yet-to-come
    The past, the present and the yet-to-come

    This article provides you with a starting point, a way to begin honing your perspective and identifying the susceptibility of disruption in your industry: by gauging the past, the present and the yet-to-come...

    Issued by Dentsu 18 Feb 2021

    Servicing a divided market
    Servicing a divided market

    Sikota Suuya Bones, media director at Dentsu Zambia, believes consumers and clients in his market are going to adapt to, adopt and combine new and old media to ride the wave of change...

    Issued by Dentsu 15 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

    Where to from here?
    Where to from here?

    Andrew Ackah, CEO of dentsu Ghana, is ready to aggressively pursue new business opportunities and draw inspiration from his team as they approach uncertain times...

    Issued by Dentsu 9 Feb 2021

    East Africa consumer sentiment displays pockets of potential
    East Africa consumer sentiment displays pockets of potential

    With Kenya having passed the second peak in the country's Covid-19 pandemic during November 2020 and the accompanying successful mitigation of case numbers and deaths; the NielsenIQ Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for Quarter 4, 2020 saw a slight improvement of 1 point to 98, albeit it with pockets of sign improved sentiment...

    Issued by Nielsen 8 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

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