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How to make it in Africa - USB panel

While Africa offers a vast amount of opportunities, it does come with extra risk and a challenging environment to do business in.

18 hours ago

Primedia Outdoor and Coca-Cola take creative execution to another level in Zambia
Primedia Outdoor and Coca-Cola take creative execution to another level in Zambia

Primedia Outdoor continues to push boundaries in sub-Saharan Africa after recently joining forces with soft drink giant, Coca-Cola, to install a 12 meter-high bottle in Lusaka, Zambia, as part of its strategy to drive innovation and create impact within the market.

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 1 day ago

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BBC rolls out 'Gist Nigeria'

BBC and Channels Television launch a new current affairs programme called Gist Nigeria on Channels TV in Nigeria. The studio-based programme will emphasise the stories behind the news, with original storytelling and audience interaction via @GistNigeriaTV and its studio in Lagos.

1 day ago

Matthew Buckland
RIP Matthew Buckland

One of the SA digital media's industry's best-known players, having taken home the 'best individual contribution to digital' award at the 2017 Bookmark Awards, Matthew Buckland has passed away from cancer at the age of 45.

1 day ago

#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on how best to harness influencer marketing in travel
#WTMA19: Keith Jenkins on how best to harness influencer marketing in travel

For influencer marketing to continue to grow and perform, it needs to return to its roots of honesty and authenticity says iambassador founder and CEO Keith Jenkins. Jenkins spoke at the recent World Travel Market Africa conference held at the CTICC in Cape Town.

By Ruth Cooper 1 day ago

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Arcadia premium TV to be available on StarTimes

Nigeria's Arcadia Premium Television will make its debut on StarTimes channel 176. According to its founders, Olamide Yousuph and Akintunde Marinho, the official roll out of Arcadia Premium TV will take place in June.

1 day ago

Customer satisfaction is not enough. Delight your customers!
Customer satisfaction is not enough. Delight your customers!

Customer satisfaction is simply no longer enough to ensure business success. Customers want to feel important, engaged and valued. They don't want to be satisfied - they want to be delighted!

By Mornay Roberts-Lombard 1 day ago

Are brands living up to client expectations?
Are brands living up to client expectations?

I am not sure about you, but there is an underlying feeling that the world's equilibrium is not quite balanced at the moment. I think this is abundantly evident in South Africa's downturn in consumer confidence due to the current economic situation, the fact that we're in an election year, the fuel price going up, Eskom leaving us in the dark and just a general lull in the market place.

By Jedd Cokayne 1 day ago

SA's Stroop triumphs at International Wildlife Film Festival
SA's Stroop triumphs at International Wildlife Film Festival

South African film, Stroop - Journey Into the Rhino Horn War, has been awarded the sought-after 'Best of Festival' award as well as 'Best Independent or Feature Film' at the International Wildlife Film Festival (IWFF).

1 day ago

Up, close and very personalised
Up, close and very personalised

In the film Field of Dreams an out-of-luck farmer played by Kevin Costner sees a vision for a baseball field in his cornfield. He builds the baseball field from his vision spurred by the voice telling him that if he builds it, "they" will come. Before long, dead baseball players take to the field and Mr Costner's character wins all his detractors to his vision.

By Refilwe Maluleke 1 day ago

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Vote for your favourite African creative

Thirty finalists who best represent the new generation of talent in creative industries, ranging from virtual reality, web creation, digital music, video game and animation, were chosen by DLA digital content industry experts to compete in the DLA Online Pitch Competition.

18 Apr 2019

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Discovery expands programming in Africa

The launch of Real Time on StarTimes marks a pivotal moment in the evolution of Discovery's African ad sales strategy, as it appoints Apricot Africa Consulting as one of its newest ad sales partners in Africa.

18 Apr 2019

Five key learnings from SXSW 2019
Five key learnings from SXSW 2019

South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual 10-day event of interactive media, brands, film and music festivals that bring 100,000 creatives from across the world to Austin, Texas to network, learn and share ideas. It features key speakers from various industries who share the secret sauce of what's next in tech, music, film, brands and marketing.

By Wayne Flemming and Zubeida Goolam 18 Apr 2019