Results for Louise Marsland


Tosin Lanipekun, executive director of Advertising Week Africa.
Joburg to host first Advertising Week AfricaArticle

Advertising Week Africa comes to the continent for the first time, hosted in Johannesburg, in October 2019...

Louise Marsland 12 Aug 2019

Image source: Gallo/Getty.
African online payments sector boosted by major dealArticle

Kenyan headquartered DPO Group has acquired PayFast for an undisclosed sum in a deal that will give local business owners an easier way to accept payments in 18 African countries...

31 Jul 2019

Chijioke Dozie, Carbon CEO and co-founder.
#AfricaLeads: Africa is one of the most fertile regions for growth across industriesArticle

Paylater rebranded to Carbon to become a digital financial services platform, going "beyond banking", says CEO Chijioke Dozie...

Louise Marsland 19 Jul 2019

Ad Tech Masterclass in Nigeria.
Creating a brand safe environment for advertisers in AfricaArticle

Masterclasses on programmatic advertising buying have been held by 365 Digital in Nigeria, as well as other African markets...

Louise Marsland 11 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

#AfricaLeads: African mobile marketing agency JustPalm ranked 4 at EMEA
#AfricaLeads: African mobile marketing agency JustPalm ranked 4 at EMEAArticle, Africa's fastest growing mobile marketing agency, has been ranked among the top five EMEA Digital/Specialist Agencies at the annual Smarties awards...

Louise Marsland 13 Jun 2019

African Sabre Awards for PR excellence on the continent.
37 African PR SABRE winners announcedArticle

The African SABRE awards demonstrate excellence in the public relations industry across the African continent...

8 Apr 2019

South African teams on the ground in Mozambique, aided by the South African Air Force. Image credit: IPSS Medical Rescue/Paul Herbst.
#NEWSWATCH: Global relief effort after Cyclone Idai devastationArticle

Cyclone Idai which hit Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi a week ago, has been described as probably the worst weather-related disaster to hit the Southern Hemisphere...

Louise Marsland 20 Mar 2019

Architect, Tshepo Mokholo.
#DesignIndaba2019: Creating architecture for the African continent for the next 100 yearsArticle

Design can and should have a positive impact on communities, says architect and African Design Centre fellow, Tshepo Mokholo...

Louise Marsland 4 Mar 2019

Kenyan filmmaker, Wanuri Kahiu, on the set of her film, Rafiki.
#DesignIndaba2019: We need to believe in African mermaidsArticle

It is important to tell the joyful African stories, not just those of pain and suffering...

Louise Marsland 4 Mar 2019

#DesignIndaba2019: Designing with dignity
#DesignIndaba2019: Designing with dignityArticle

Bizcommunity.Africa interviews Niger architect Mariam Kamara on how architects have an important role to play in designing "thinking spaces"...

Louise Marsland 4 Mar 2019

Zipline drone distribution centre, Rwanda.
#DesignIndaba2019: Bringing 'Wakanda' to life with life-saving dronesArticle

How an American and Rwandan partnership brought the mythical 'Wakanda' to life by harnessing drone technology to deliver life-saving medical supplies...

Louise Marsland 1 Mar 2019

Nicole Nomsa Moyo. © .
#DesignIndaba2019: Together, we can change systemsArticle

Designers need to work together to solve crises in the world. This is the message from one of the first speakers at Design Indaba 2019 in Cape Town, 27 February to 1 March, Nicole Nomsa Moyo...

Louise Marsland 27 Feb 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 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

New APO Group CEO, Lionel Reina.
#BizTrends2019: Africa is one of the major players in the global economic futureArticle

New APO Group CEO, Lionel Reina, gives Bizcommunity.Africa his trend predictions for 2019...

15 Jan 2019

BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!
BizTrendsLIVE! Avoid the FOMO!Article

If you haven't got around to booking for the BizTrendsLIVE! yet, here's some info so you avoid FOMO...

Issued by 15 Jan 2019

#BestofBiz 2018: Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2018: Marketing & MediaArticle

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

18 Dec 2018

#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

BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line up
BizTrendsLIVE! January 2019 speaker line upArticle

Bizcommunity invites you to join us as four 'Afro-futurists', all published authors, all experienced global keynote speakers and trend consultants, impart their knowledge in one intensive morning session...

Issued by 6 Dec 2018

Africa Video Forum, AfricaCom 2018.
#AfricaCom: 'Don't die with your idea'Article

The Africa Video Forum at #AfricaCom 2018, this year grappled with funding models for original content on the continent and the disruption that mobile brings...

Louise Marsland 23 Nov 2018

Irene Ochem, founder and CEO of AWIEF.
'Women of Africa are our most valuable, untapped resource'Article

The women of Africa are our most valuable, untapped resource, the AWIEF 2018 conference heard...

Louise Marsland 9 Nov 2018

#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters
#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom mattersArticle

It's becoming harder than ever to 'kill the story' in these technologically advanced times...

Leigh Andrews 9 Nov 2018

Media activist Angela Quintal reported to be safe
Media activist Angela Quintal reported to be safeArticle

Media activist and former South African journalist and editor, Angela Quintal, has been interrogated in Tanzania...

Louise Marsland 8 Nov 2018

Team VML South Africa, presenting at the Red & Yellow School's #DigitalAgencyShowcase. Image via VML SA .
#FairnessFirst: Meet the future of advertisingArticle

The session by VML was my favourite of the first-ever Digital Agency Showcase, because not only was the panel the most representative of the day, but agency leader Jarred Cinman also led the way in letting the 'future of the industry' talk for itself...

Leigh Andrews 2 Nov 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

General manager for the Middle East and Africa, Amanda Turnbull.
The evolution of Discovery in AfricaArticle

Discovery Inc talks about investment in the African broadcast content market through diversification and a multi-partner model...

Louise Marsland 25 Sep 2018

Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General.
Tributes to Africa's son, Kofi AnnanArticle

Tributes have poured in after the passing of Ghana's much-loved son and the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Kofi Annan...

Louise Marsland 20 Aug 2018

Outrage at Nigerian media bill
Outrage at Nigerian media billArticle

Media rights groups in Nigeria are condemning a bill that will regulate the practice of journalism in the West African country...

Louise Marsland 3 Aug 2018

How to deal with the troll armies
How to deal with the troll armiesArticle

Reporters Without Borders has recommended that media organisations and journalists around the world strengthen training in digital security in the face of increasing cyberviolence...

Louise Marsland 31 Jul 2018

#NEWSWATCH: Uganda's 'social media tax' condemned
#NEWSWATCH: Uganda's 'social media tax' condemnedArticle

Uganda is in the news today across the globe for what is being called a "social media tax" on social media users in the East African country, which has in the past imposed draconian laws that curb press freedom and freedom of speech.

Louise Marsland 1 Jun 2018

Creating business communities for African unity
Creating business communities for African unityArticle

The run-up to the 55th Africa Day, celebrated annually on 25 May in parts of Africa and around the world in commemoration of the foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) (now the African Union), is an ideal time to reflect on the opportunities presented by a new collective zeitgeist happening in Africa...

Issued by 21 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Look for the opportunities in Africa
#AfricaMonth: Look for the opportunities in AfricaArticle

Africa is a hot bed of opportunities. If you look for that opportunity you will find it, says Robyn de Villiers, vice chair of APRA and chair and CEO of Burson Cohn & Wolfe Africa...

Louise Marsland 18 May 2018

#AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African content
#AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African contentArticle

The new general manager and vice president of Fox Networks Group Africa, Evert van der Veer, will focus on the expansion of Fox Sports and local content production...

Louise Marsland 16 May 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

Mbithi Masya, film director at Fat Rain Films, Kenya.
Celebrating African storytelling and craftArticle

Mbithi Masya, film director at Fat Rain Films, Kenya, and a Ciclope Africa judge, talks about what Africa can bring to the international stage...

Louise Marsland 26 Apr 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

Ciclope Africa shone a light on local craft work
Ciclope Africa shone a light on local craft workArticle

Francisco Condorelli, the director of Ciclope, tells Bizcommunty.Africa what he sees for the future of Ciclope and awards focused on craft rather than the 'big idea'...

Louise Marsland 20 Apr 2018

Prisms 2018 Lifetime Achievement winner, Bridget von Holdt.
#Prisms2018: Lifetime Achiever, Bridget von HoldtArticle

Bridget van Holdt is all about working for the good of PR. This year's Lifetime Achiever, she has a clear vision for the long-term future of the industry. ..

20 Apr 2018

#AfricaLEAD: Jack Leslie on why this is Africa's time
#AfricaLEAD: Jack Leslie on why this is Africa's timeArticle

Chairman of Weber Shandwick, Jack Leslie, tells Bizcommunity.Africa what it will take to attract multi-national investment to Africa, the final frontier for growth and expansion for business at a pan-African level...

Louise Marsland 16 Apr 2018

2018 Prism Awards young judging panel. Image supplied.
Prism Awards 2018 judging panelsArticle

The judging for this year's Prism Awards has been wrapped up and the stellar lineup of over 60 judges alongside 11 Prisms young judges have deliberated on over 230 entries...

4 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018
#BizTrends2018: 18 trends for 2018Article's 18 trends for 2018 from BizTrends2018 trend analyst, curator and editor, Louise Marsland...

Louise Marsland 3 Apr 2018

#DesignIndaba2018: Be inspired by problems in Africa
#DesignIndaba2018: Be inspired by problems in AfricaArticle

Design Indaba showcased the work of Leroy Mawasaru, a Kenyan teenager who is changing the world and showing how Afrofuturism can unfold for the continent...

Louise Marsland 26 Feb 2018

Mark Kamau, user experience design director, BRCK.
#DesignIndaba2018: Connecting the unconnected in AfricaArticle

Design Indaba speaker Mark Kamau is a Kenyan on a mission to connect everyone in Africa, and then the rest of the world, to the internet...

Louise Marsland 26 Feb 2018

Amna Elshandaweely's latest fashion collection launched at Design Indaba 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.
#DesignIndaba2018: Fashion with a social conscienceArticle

How Egyptian fashion designer Amna Elshandaweely uses social activism in her fashion to address issues of culture and identity...

Louise Marsland 23 Feb 2018

Sunu Gonera. Filmaker. Storyteller.
#DesignIndaba2018: 'This is Africa's moment'Article

The Design Indaba stage was a cathartic moment for the first speaker of day one, Zimbabwean-born filmmaker, Sunu Gonera, who told that it was a "coming of age moment" for him to tell his own story to his peers and have it well received...

Louise Marsland 21 Feb 2018

Lee Applbaum, global chief marketing officer, Patrón Spirits International.
#MeettheMarketer: Marketers are relying too heavily on dataArticle

The global chief marketing officer for Patrón Spirits International, Lee Applbaum, talks about how to deliver creative and beautiful marketing...

Louise Marsland 8 Feb 2018

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