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#MeetingsAfrica: Why Africa's diversity gives it a competitive edgeArticle

Africa has the ability to be a serious contender in the MICE industry...

25 Feb 2020

The Best of Biz: Marketing & Media Africa 2019
#BestofBiz 2019: Marketing & Media AfricaArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2019 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media site over the past year below...

17 Dec 2019

New monetisation models for media are needed
New monetisation models for media are neededArticle

Journalists need to be taught how to be entrepreneurs so they can contribute to the survival of the media industry, said Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, chairman of the APO Group...

Louise Burgers 16 Dec 2019

Why Africa hasn't had its real leapfrog moment yet
Why Africa hasn't had its real leapfrog moment yetArticle

The leapfrog theory is attractive. In the words of the Financial Times, it's "a quick jump in economic development by harnessing technological innovation."...

Andries Brink 18 Nov 2019

Africa Rising International Film Fest returns to Newtown in November
Africa Rising International Film Fest returns to Newtown in NovemberArticle

The 2019 Africa Rising International Film Festival (Ariff) will be held at the Newtown Precinct in Johannesburg from 27 to 30 November...

21 Oct 2019

Africa Rising International Film Fest launch
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The Africa Rising International Film Fest launch event took place on 16 October 2019 at the National School of the Arts in Braamfontein.

17 Oct 2019

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Agriculture industry will power Africa's economic transformation, says Agra ForumArticle

It is widely acknowledged that agribusiness is the key to transforming African economies - this was the core message at the 2019 Agra Forum in Accra, Ghana and a constant topic of discussion during the African Agri Council (AAC) recent West Africa roadshow...

17 Oct 2019

Let's talk therapy. Together we can break the stigma around mental health
Let's talk therapy. Together we can break the stigma around mental healthArticle

October is Mental Health Awareness Month, which means it's time to talk about a set of problems that afflict everyone in our society. Shifting the way we discuss emotional distress is an important first step towards healing as a nation...

Michael Hathorn, Issued by Ginkgo Agency 10 Oct 2019

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Africa's digital potentialArticle

Africa's young population could be its greatest asset in an age where many other regions in the world are aging as a result of declining birth rates...

Ime Archibong 14 Aug 2019

Africa's communications evolution
Africa's communications evolutionArticle

Whether you're a multinational or a tech startup in Africa, comms is no longer a nice-to-have - it's a necessity...

Jessica Hope 23 Jul 2019

Thea Sokolowski, head of brand and marketing at MEST Africa.
#AfricaLeads: Africa poised for substantial growthArticle

Thea Sokolowski, head of brand and marketing at MEST Africa, talks to Bizcommunity.Africa about how the African tech ecosystem continues to grow on the continent...

Louise Marsland 10 Jul 2019

Pedro Guerreiro, Managing Director: Central Africa at SAP Africa.
#AfricaMonth: From aid-dependent to becoming an investment-dependent continentArticle

Beyond boundaries: the impact of free trade and technology on Africa's accelerating economic development...

Pedro Guerreiro 13 May 2019

#AfricaMonth: Expanding into Africa, it's full steam ahead for The Business Exchange
#AfricaMonth: Expanding into Africa, it's full steam ahead for The Business ExchangeArticle

With community and collaboration the key drivers of the co-working revolution, disruption in the traditional office space market seems all but inevitable...

Sindy Peters 2 May 2019

Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain
Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domainArticle

Bizcommunity, the wholly independently owned media brand made in Africa for Africa, is proud to announce the launch of the Bizcommunity.africa domain...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Apr 2019

#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview
#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overviewArticle

Bizcommunity invited contributors to join its vision for Africa (with over 230 industry trend contributions making up the 2019 report) at BizTrendsLIVE!, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Sandton City in Johannesburg on Thursday, 31 January.

Jessica Tennant, Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: 9 Africa Trends for 2019
#BizTrends2019: 9 Africa Trends for 2019Article

Bizcommunity.Africa has curated our business-to-business outlook for Africa for this year...

Louise Marsland 31 Jan 2019

Lamin Momodou Manneh, director, UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
#BizTrends2019: This could be a big year for AfricaArticle

This year, 2019, is a very promising year for the African continent: There is a lot of optimism about the return of the Africa rising sentiment...

Lamin Momodou Manneh 21 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Marketing & Media Africa
#BestofBiz 2018: Marketing & Media AfricaArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2018 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2018

#RecruitmentFocus: Noella Coursaris Musunka on the power of mentorship in Africa
#RecruitmentFocus: Noella Coursaris Musunka on the power of mentorship in AfricaArticle

International model, philanthropist and advocate for women and children empowerment Noella Coursaris Musunka was recently in SA to accept an award in recognition of her humanitarian work in Africa...

Sindy Peters 7 Dec 2018

Africa's Tech Revolution
Africa's Tech RevolutionArticle

According to Euromonitor's Africa Rising report, by 2030 Africa will have 16% of the world's internet users, which is a growth of 260% from 2017...

raymond chimhandamba 7 Dec 2018

Inaugural Africa Rising Film Fest to challenge old, embrace new
Inaugural Africa Rising Film Fest to challenge old, embrace newArticle

The inaugural Africa Rising International Film Festival (Ariff) will be as part of the Global Festival Week in South Africa from 26-29 November 2018...

16 Nov 2018

Digital Lab Africa looking for content creators
Digital Lab Africa looking for content creatorsArticle

The third edition of Digital Lab Africa will kick off at DISCOP Johannesburg this month and opportunities exist for participants in the field of digital content creation...

7 Nov 2018

Africa is on the rise - UN chief
Africa is on the rise - UN chiefArticle

Africa is "on the move and on the rise", with communities coming together to resolve their problems and offer mutual support, United Nations secretary-general António Guterres said...

19 Oct 2018

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#FairnessFirst: Freelancers, are you getting paid enough and on time?Article

While the changing world of work and need to supplement barely-meets-expenses media salaries means there are more freelancers than ever before, there's also a lack of consistency in fees and receiving payment. Here's how to ensure you get paid what you're worth...

Leigh Andrews 19 Oct 2018

Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators
Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovatorsArticle

Growing women's economic empowerment in Africa and creating the number one globally recognised platform for female entrepreneurship in Africa, is what AWIEF is about...

Louise Marsland 15 Oct 2018

BizTrends 2019 is here!
BizTrends 2019 is here!Article

2019 is almost here and with it your annual invitation to join BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2018

Mimi Kalinda, co-founder and managing director of Africommunications Group.
Innovation vital to Africa's DNA, but so is strategic communicationArticle

Innovation is a critical part Africa's DNA, but it only plays a part in shaping the continent's narrative when the world becomes aware of it...

Mimi Kalinda 3 Sep 2018

Designer turned ethical artistic jeweller, Charmaine Taylor. Image supplied.
#WomensMonth: Pass on wisdom and knowledge and support local businesswomenArticle

Marketer and designer turned ethical artistic jeweller, Charmaine Taylor has a passion and vision to promote the message of forgiveness and peace that former President Nelson Mandela shared...

Juanita Pienaar 28 Aug 2018

Boosting intra-Africa trade
Boosting intra-Africa tradeArticle

Intra-Africa trade received a boost with the launch of $1-billion South Africa-Africa Trade and Investment Promotion Programme (SATIPP)...

4 Jul 2018

Influential Africans changing the narrative on Africa
Influential Africans changing the narrative on AfricaArticle

The most influential people of African descent that are changing the conversation on Africa globally to that of an 'Africa Rising', have been named in Los Angeles...

3 Jul 2018

AviaDev Conference heads to Cape Town for the first time
AviaDev Conference heads to Cape Town for the first timeArticle

Cape Town Air Access has welcomed 250 aviation sector specialists from across the globe as the Mother City readies itself to play host to the third AviaDev Africa Conference for the first time...

12 Jun 2018

Brian Tjugum, managing director, Weber Shandwick EMEA Social Impact practice.
#AfricaMonth: Purpose-driven communications in AfricaArticle

The need for accelerated social progress and purpose-driven communications is at an all-time high, especially in Africa...

Louise Marsland 14 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youth
#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youthArticle

Africa's new digitised youth population, Generation Z, will define Africa's digital future and these are the skills they will need to do it...

Louise Marsland 8 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Africa's youth represent hope for the future
#AfricaMonth: Africa's youth represent hope for the futureArticle

A new generation is emerging across Africa who have never known life without the internet or social media. How will their consumer behaviour and spending patterns shape business and society in the future...?

Louise Marsland 2 May 2018

'Africa Rising' is a global megatrend - Euromonitor
'Africa Rising' is a global megatrend - EuromonitorArticle

Euromonitor International has just released a Shifting Market Frontiers Megatrend forecast in which it pegs 'Africa Rising' as a megatrend...

Louise Marsland 24 Apr 2018

Africa Rising 4.0 startup incubation programme launched
Africa Rising 4.0 startup incubation programme launchedArticle

The Tshimologong Precinct together with JP Morgan will be hosting Africa Rising 4.0, a startup incubation programme aimed at powering digital entrepreneurship and early-stage startup growth...

10 Apr 2018

New incubation programme to help Africa's digital startups rise
New incubation programme to help Africa's digital startups riseArticle

Africa Rising 4.0, an incubation programme aimed at powering digital entrepreneurship and early stage startup growth in Johannesburg has been launched by JP Morgan, in collaboration with Tshimologong Precinct...

10 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018Article

Bizcommunity.com's 18 trends for 2018 from BizTrends2018 trend analyst, curator and editor, Louise Marsland...

Louise Marsland 3 Apr 2018

Dustin Homer is director of client solutions, Fraym.
Africa Rising: How Geospatial data analytics is transforming governance on the continentArticle

In Africa, the potential of data to improve governance is just beginning to make itself felt...

Dustin Homer 6 Mar 2018

The time for Africa is not now - Africa is now
The time for Africa is not now - Africa is nowArticle

If you have not seen it, global is fast looking at Africa more and more as a place of innovation...

Khangelani Dziba 28 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: Talking to Africa in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Talking to Africa in 2018Article

Africa is at an interesting and exciting crossroads in its history. The predicted ease with which globalisation would be adopted is being questioned and nationalism is rising. Yet the continent is becoming an economic, political and cultural melting pot. It is inevitable if Africa is going to truly rise...

Mimi Kalinda 22 Jan 2018

Closing the wealth gap in Africa
Closing the wealth gap in AfricaArticle

From "Africa Reeling" to "Africa Rising", there's a new narrative for the African continent, now showing promising signs of sustainable growth under more stable governments.

Kingsley Ighobor 9 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Small is Africa's 'new smart' in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Small is Africa's 'new smart' in 2018Article

Africa has become a continent of catchphrases, be it 'Africa rising', 'untapped middle class', 'e-commerce explosion', 'leapfrogging technology' or 'brand loyalists', the list is endless... but what do they mean in a real-world context...?

Ailsa Wingfield 3 Jan 2018

The media's role in promoting inclusive growth in Africa
The media's role in promoting inclusive growth in AfricaArticle

The media is urged to promote a more inclusive narrative for Africa to spur inclusive growth on the continent...

Amrote Abdella 4 Dec 2017

#AfricaCom: How innovation is better in Africa
#AfricaCom: How innovation is better in AfricaArticle

Toby Shapshak, editor-in-chief of Stuff Magazine, shared some thoughts on how innovation is better in Africa at AfricaCom 2017. He highlighted some specific innovations to illustrate how the continent is leapfrogging into the future... (video)

Ilse van den Berg 8 Nov 2017

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#WFconf2017: The keys to growing Cape Winelands tourismArticle

The Business of Wine & Food Tourism Conference 2017 saw those operating in the Cape's wine, food and hospitality industries gather to glean insights from local and international specialists...

28 Sep 2017

Talking about Africa's reputational narrative
Talking about Africa's reputational narrativeArticle

Africa Business Radio launches new show to unpack Africa's reputational challenges and opportunities...

11 Sep 2017

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