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China: Rise of a new philanthropic power
China: Rise of a new philanthropic powerArticle

In response to the ongoing coronavirus emergency, on 31 January, Chinese billionaire Jack Ma pledged the equivalent of $144m...

Fabrice Jaumont and Charles Sellen 10 Feb 2020

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Isidingo to be cancelled - reportsArticle

According to Sunday World, SABC 3 is cancelling Isidingo due to low ratings and failing to attract advertisers...

26 Nov 2019

Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative winners announced
Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative winners announcedArticle

The Jack Ma Foundation hosted its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale awarding $1 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa...

18 Nov 2019

ANPI announces top 10 finalists
ANPI announces top 10 finalistsArticle

The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) has identified the top 10 finalists for its grand finale event...

15 Oct 2019

10 Reasons good teachers make great entrepreneurs
10 Reasons good teachers make great entrepreneursArticle

Teaching is one of the oldest and most respected professions and yet one of the most undervalued and underpaid. All this is changing, with the gig-economy and 4IR...

Nokwazi Mzobe 14 Oct 2019

ANPI announces semi-finalist judging panel
ANPI announces semi-finalist judging panelArticle

The semi-finalist judging panel for this year's Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) have been announced...

15 Aug 2019

Employee empowerment initiatives that work
Employee empowerment initiatives that workArticle

Some leaders are great managers, and some managers are great leaders. But there are clear differences between management and leadership...

Issued by Monetary Library 24 Jul 2019

#OnTheBigScreen: Spider-Man, Greta and a Beatles-less world
#OnTheBigScreen: Spider-Man, Greta and a Beatles-less worldArticle

Yesterday, Greta and Spider-Man: Far From Home open at cinemas this week...

Daniel Dercksen 5 Jul 2019

The speakers at Kantar's Innovating for Growth workshop: Mark Molenaar, Ansie Lombaard, Adhil Patel, Bernd Grosserohde and Philip Collier.
Quick! Don't miss the business-boosting benefits of putting your customers firstArticle

There's no denying that the 'content is king' model has taken a more retail-related slate of late, in that the customer - particularly the customer experience - is fast becoming a top business priority. Read on for key insight's shared at Kantar's recent 'innovation for growth' workshop...

Leigh Andrews 24 Jun 2019

Africa Netpreneur Prize deadline nears
Africa Netpreneur Prize deadline nearsArticle

The call for entries for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) will be closing on 30 June 2019...

20 Jun 2019

Soweto Gospel Choir, Jack Mantis Band and Auriol Hays to support Ben Harper on SA tour
Soweto Gospel Choir, Jack Mantis Band and Auriol Hays to support Ben Harper on SA tourArticle

Grammy Award-winning musician Ben Harper will be performing with the Soweto Gospel Choir and Jack Mantis Band in Cape Town at the Grand Arena, GrandWest on 4 June 2019 and with the Soweto Gospel Choir and Auriol Hays in Pretoria on 6 June at the Sun Arena Time Square in Menlyn....

21 May 2019

Jack Ma, Alibaba founder.
Africa Netpreneur Prize calls for entriesArticle

The application process for the Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) is now officially open to African entrepreneurs from all sectors, age groups, and countries in Africa...

29 Mar 2019

#ECO19: How to build and sustain the trust of the online consumer
#ECO19: How to build and sustain the trust of the online consumerArticle

The key to building and sustaining the trust of the online consumer is to focus your business entirely on them, says Platinum Seed's Bradley Elliott...

Maroefah Smith 25 Mar 2019

New Economy workshop participants from Rwanda.
Digital transformation support for Rwanda from AlibabaArticle

Alibaba is assisting the Rwandan government with enabling a digital economy...

17 Jan 2019

Bradley Elliott, founder, Platinum Seed.
#BizTrends2019: Customer centricity - The only trend that matters in 2019 and beyondArticle

Customer centricity will be the raison d'être for digital leaders who authentically embrace this strategy. And those visionaries who fully embrace this strategy will leap ahead of the pack...

Bradley Elliott 27 Dec 2018

A new kind of partnership: Visit Rwanda, Arsenal Football Club's official tourism partner
A new kind of partnership: Visit Rwanda, Arsenal Football Club's official tourism partnerArticle

I am not a football fan, but I do have a partner who shares the devotion for Arsenal. While I caught a glimpse of one of the games with him a few weeks back, I noticed something. 'Visit Rwanda' as a logo that is now featured on the left sleeve of Arsenal's team shirt...

Livhuwani Clementine Mukhondo 18 Dec 2018

UCT GSB partners with WEF to bring YGL to the Mother City
UCT GSB partners with WEF to bring YGL to the Mother CityArticle

The UCT Graduate School of Business is partnering with the World Economic Forum to bring the Young Global Leaders conference to Cape Town for the first time...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 20 Nov 2018

SA photographer snaps up top international conservation award
SA photographer snaps up top international conservation awardArticle

Adrian Steirn is the recipient of the Conservation Award from Les Jeunes du Monde Unis Awards...

20 Nov 2018

Top international award for founder of Beautiful News
Top international award for founder of Beautiful NewsArticle

Australian-born photographer and founder of Beautiful News and Ginkgo Agency Adrian Steirn has been selected as the recipient of the Conservation Award from Les Jeunes du Monde Unis Awards, a global accolade recognising outstanding contributions in the fields of humanitarianism and ecology...

Issued by Ginkgo Agency 16 Nov 2018

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses a recent investment summit. Flickr.com/GovernmentZA
Did South Africa's investment summit mark a game-changing moment?Article

To some observers, South Africa's recent investment summit led by the president Cyril Ramaphosa, seemed like much ado about nothing...

Alan Hirsch 30 Oct 2018

#GoogleRetail: Learn from the past then act swiftly to win at retail
#GoogleRetail: Learn from the past then act swiftly to win at retailArticle

As South African consumers place an increasing premium on the goods they buy, it's more important than ever that retailers give them the best possible customer experience...

25 Oct 2018

Jack Ma Foundation launches Netpreneur Prize
Jack Ma Foundation launches Netpreneur PrizeArticle

Jack Ma, Alibaba Group founder and executive chairman, launched the Netpreneurs: The Rise of Africa's Digital Lions Netpreneur Prize...

10 Aug 2018

African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China
African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in ChinaArticle

Twenty-nine (29) African entrepreneurs have completed the two-week eFounders Fellowship programme in China, an initiative run by Alibaba and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development...

Gabriella Mulligan 6 Jul 2018

How China is rebooting retail
How China is rebooting retailArticle

The story of shops closing and the decline of retail has become a familiar one across the Western world. Giants such as Walmart and Macy's in the US, and Marks and Spencer in the UK have been forced to close stores...

Michael Wade and Jialu Shan 6 Apr 2018

442 tech hubs active in Africa - GSMA
442 tech hubs active in Africa - GSMAArticle

There are 442 spaces actively supporting tech startups across Africa, according to research by the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator...

Gabriella Mulligan 22 Mar 2018

#BizTrends2018: The new rules of retail
#BizTrends2018: The new rules of retailArticle

If you're searching for proof that retail as we know it is changing, look no further than Shanghai's 24-hour, unstaffed, self-driving grocery store...

Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Identity crisis - the business of being WOKE
#BizTrends2018: Identity crisis - the business of being WOKEArticle

In many ways 2017 was the watershed year for being 'woke': politically, economically, socially and culturally. Technology has for many years been the primary disruptor of business, but a socio-cultural wave will hit businesses in 2018. Brace yourselves for a year of dual disruption...

Dion Chang 28 Dec 2017

#BestofBiz 2017: Africa Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2017: Africa Marketing & MediaArticle

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media site over the past year below...

14 Dec 2017

Uber's main rival buys stake in Taxify
Uber's main rival buys stake in TaxifyArticle

Taxify, which launched in Nairobi last year, is banking on the Chinese giant Didi's technical expertise to tackle Uber, which has a footprint in a number of African cities...

Allan Olingo 14 Aug 2017

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Elections? Tourists shrug off jittery polls to flock Kenya's star attractionsArticle

Kenya continues to report an increase in arrivals with the key attractions being the wildebeest migration at the Mara, the Madaraka Express rail services to Mombasa and increased chartered flights...

8 Aug 2017

Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund
Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs FundArticle

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth $10 million...

27 Jul 2017

Amazon pushes into SE Asia with Singapore launch
Amazon pushes into SE Asia with Singapore launchArticle

Amazon launched its express delivery service in Singapore on Thursday, the US online retail giant's first foray into Southeast Asia...

27 Jul 2017

China's Alibaba boosts stake in SE Asia online sales
China's Alibaba boosts stake in SE Asia online salesArticle

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said on Wednesday it would inject another $1 billion into Southeast Asia's Lazada...

30 Jun 2017

Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn
Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bnArticle

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of soaring growth in online shopping...

22 May 2017

Amazon, Flipkart battle in India for e-commerce's 'last frontier'
Amazon, Flipkart battle in India for e-commerce's 'last frontier'Article

With 100 million new internet users every year, Amazon is betting big on India, but a major new investment in homegrown rival Flipkart means the battle to dominate the fast-growing e-commerce market is set to heat up...

20 Apr 2017

China's Alibaba to set up logistics hub in Malaysia
China's Alibaba to set up logistics hub in MalaysiaArticle

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Alibaba and Malaysia announced on Wednesday that they will set up a logistics and e-commerce hub in the Southeast Asian country to boost small and medium-sized companies...

23 Mar 2017

Alibaba's Jack Ma blames 'outdated' law for fakes
Alibaba's Jack Ma blames 'outdated' law for fakesArticle

Alibaba's founder Jack Ma urged stronger penalties for selling counterfeits on Tuesday in an open letter arguing that "outdated and unrealistic" laws and regulations...

7 Mar 2017

Alibaba to buy China mall operator in $2.6bn plan
Alibaba to buy China mall operator in $2.6bn planArticle

SHANGHAI - Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba will take control of domestic department store Intime through a $2.6 billion privatisation scheme, the companies said Tuesday, sending shares of the mall operator surging...

11 Jan 2017

China's Alibaba sues vendors over selling counterfeits
China's Alibaba sues vendors over selling counterfeitsArticle

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba has filed a lawsuit against two vendors for allegedly selling counterfeit goods, it said, weeks after the US put its main platform on its "notorious markets" blacklist...

6 Jan 2017

Deliverymen sort through packages of goods at a collection centre in Beijing on 9 November 2016 |
Chinese spend billions on Singles' DayArticle

SHANGHAI - Chinese shoppers spent more than $1 billion in the first five minutes of Singles Day on Friday, e-commerce giant Alibaba said, in the world's biggest online shopping promotion...

11 Nov 2016

Get acoustic at this year's White Mountain Festival
Get acoustic at this year's White Mountain FestivalArticle

The annual White Mountain Festival, coming up on 29 September to 2 October 2016, is the perfect opportunity to escape the city for a stunning setting to enjoy a great line-up of some the country's best acoustic acts.

19 Aug 2016

Alibaba expands in Southeast Asia with $1bn deal
Alibaba expands in Southeast Asia with $1bn dealArticle

SHANGHAI - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will acquire a controlling stake in leading Southeast Asian online shopping platform Lazada for $1bn, it said on Tuesday as Jack Ma's company seeks to expand outside its home market...

13 Apr 2016

The future of brand building - 2016 and beyond
The future of brand building - 2016 and beyondArticle

Trends come and go. Essentially, trends tend to be urgent, but never really important. For example, tagging onto a trend makes you relevant as a brand is urgent, but creating a strong brand that is distinct is important...

Bogosi Motshegwa 25 Jan 2016

Alibaba boss in bid for Hong Kong newspaper: Bloomberg
Alibaba boss in bid for Hong Kong newspaper: BloombergArticle

HONG KONG: The founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is in talks to buy a stake in the publisher of Hong Kong's South China Morning Post newspaper, Bloomberg News reported on Monday...

24 Nov 2015

All the action is not in the content
All the action is not in the contentArticle

Unless you have had your head buried in the sand for the last few years, you would have seen that content marketing as a marketing practice and discipline has burst into the limelight...

Issued by John Brown 28 Sep 2015

Alibaba takes hit as growth cools
Alibaba takes hit as growth coolsArticle

NEW YORK - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba turned in a disappointing quarterly report on Wednesday showing sales growth cooling...

14 Aug 2015

World Retail Hall of Fame honour for Christo Wiese
World Retail Hall of Fame honour for Christo WieseArticle

Dr Christo Wiese, chairman of Shoprite Holdings and Pepkor Holdings, is to be inducted into the World Retail Hall of Fame next month. He is the first retailer from Africa to be honoured...

12 Aug 2015

Gates richest in tech, as Bezos rises
Gates richest in tech, as Bezos risesArticle

Microsoft's Bill Gates was the unsurprising leader of the first Forbes list of the richest global tech billionaires, while Amazon founder Jeff Bezos saw his personal fortune surge...

6 Aug 2015

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sells off US arm
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sells off US armArticle

SHANGHAI - China's e-commerce titan Alibaba said Tuesday it is selling its US shopping subsidiary 11 Main only a year after launching it, having reportedly failed to gain traction in the market...

24 Jun 2015

Top tech leaders in 2015 revealed
Top tech leaders in 2015 revealedArticle

HAMPSHIRE, UK: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella heads Juniper Research's newly-released rankings of the most influential executives in the technology space, followed by Apple's Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive...

29 May 2015

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