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The advertising trend that's changing the way Africa does business
The advertising trend that's changing the way Africa does businessArticle

If you've scrolled through your favorite social media platform lately and noticed that something's different in the way ads are presented - you're not imagining...

Issued by Monetary Library 18 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Agriculture
#BestofBiz 2020: AgricultureArticle

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

VCG PromoRisk appoints Robin Uys as VP: Africa
VCG PromoRisk appoints Robin Uys as VP: AfricaArticle

VCG PromoRisk has appointed Robin Uys to lead their business in Africa. He will build on an already impressive portfolio of clients...

Issued by Brand Consulting Africa 3 Dec 2020

2020 Cannabis Expo goes virtual
2020 Cannabis Expo goes virtualArticle

The 2020 Cannabis Expo will be held virtually as the Cannabis Vexpo (virtual expo) from 26 to 28 November 2020...

16 Nov 2020

New international rules to tax digital economy
New international rules to tax digital economyArticle

The Parliamentary Budget Office released a report (the PBO Report) on 26 June on the potential introduction of a digital tax in respect of the supplies of goods and services by non-residents to South African customers, which are delivered by digital means...

Wally Horak 10 Nov 2020

New e-commerce-in-a-box offering set to transform SME landscape
New e-commerce-in-a-box offering set to transform SME landscapeArticle

South African businesses can now get an e-commerce-ready website, including a full payment suite, integrated delivery service and free hosting for just R349 per month...

Issued by DPO South Africa 3 Nov 2020

Africa's young entrepreneurs can help in post-Covid recovery
Africa's young entrepreneurs can help in post-Covid recoveryArticle

Africa's young entrepreneurs can play a significant role helping the continent recover from Covid-19...

Kingsley Ighobora 12 Oct 2020

Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice (Africa) starts in October 2020
Postgraduate Diploma in Management Practice (Africa) starts in October 2020Article

SA's borders officially open for the first time in six months on 1 October but if they hadn't, students on Henley Business School Africa's brand new NQF level 8 qualification for Africa would have been walking through the continent's factories and fairs - from the comfort of their own home - on 27 October...

Issued by Henley Business School 2 Oct 2020

#VMLYRTheEdge: Things to consider when looking to expand to African markets
#VMLYRTheEdge: Things to consider when looking to expand to African marketsArticle

Dianna Games, chief executive of Africa @ Work shares some important things to consider when looking to do business in the African market...

Jessica Tennant 16 Sep 2020

Tijsbert Creemers, managing director and partner, Boston Consulting Group
Mobile payments will unlock new business for banks in AfricaArticle

Mobile payments and other phone-based transactions represent a must-win opportunity for banks in Africa. The estimated market in facilitating payments alone is $500bn...

8 Sep 2020

New director wants UCT GSB to 'seize the opportunity to lead in Africa'
New director wants UCT GSB to 'seize the opportunity to lead in Africa'Article

Dr Catherine Duggan has been appointed as the new director of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB)...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 14 Aug 2020

Swish places finger on the pulse of the youth
Swish places finger on the pulse of the youthArticle

Johannesburg-based below-the-line marketing business Swish has relaunched as a youth specialist marketing agency...

Issued by Swish 4 Aug 2020

Small businesses in Africa must innovate to survive Covid-19
Small businesses in Africa must innovate to survive Covid-19Article

In June, the International Trade Centre launched a report titled Covid-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business...

Kingsley Ighobor 3 Aug 2020

Registration open for Africa MICE Forums
Registration open for Africa MICE ForumsArticle

"The goal is to propel MICE business across the continent in relatable ways that effectively spark ideas and foster real connections necessary to move minds and businesses forward."

29 Jul 2020

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How digital research is best positioned to understand African consumersArticle

Pamro (Pan African Media Research Organisation) in association with Borderless Access presented a webinar on 21 July, where African research and the digital evolution of the continent's consumers was unpacked...

23 Jul 2020

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How a global pandemic could strengthen agribusiness in AfricaArticle

As supply chains around the world are disrupted and the demand for certain types of food drops in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak, questions have begun to emerge about Africa and its ability to ensure food security for its citizens...

Louis van Ravesteyn 8 Jul 2020

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Supply chain, procurement specialists join forces to grow new business in AfricaArticle

The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the vital role that supply chains play in the global economy. One of the lessons it has delivered is that flexible, resilient, dynamic supply chains are critical for organisations aiming to survive future disruptions like this...

2 Jul 2020

Key to executive sourcing in Africa during the pandemic
Key to executive sourcing in Africa during the pandemicArticle

In South Africa, we use the term "ubuntu". It doesn't just apply to business but every aspect of life. It is a social contract based on the philosophy that if my community thrives, I thrive. Other African countries use different words to describe ubuntu, but the spirit is the same: I am because we are...

Bafana Kubheka 9 Jun 2020

Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto
Breakfast with Refilwe MolotoArticle

Everything you need to start your weekday is served on Breakfast with Refilwe Moloto between 6am and 9am on CapeTalk and channel 885 on DSTV...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 29 May 2020

'State of the African Data Centres' report released
'State of the African Data Centres' report releasedArticle

With the world on lockdown, the importance of digitisation to the economic growth and prosperity of nations and regions is becoming increasingly clear, also on the African continent.

18 May 2020

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Kalyan Group, building Africa agricultural value chains for the futureArticle

As a player in the agricultural sector in West Africa, the company has invested approximately 5 million dollars in agricultural projects in Togo to provide employment for the Togolese communities and to reduce their dependence on imports...

Robin Fredericks 1 Apr 2020

This isn't a man's world: women in business
This isn't a man's world: women in businessArticle

Earlier in March, the world celebrated International Women's Day, which focuses on forging a gender-equal world, celebrating women's successes, and raising awareness of historic and present bias...

Lucy Desai 25 Mar 2020

Brave Group's Musa Kalenga Best Individual Contributor to Digital
Brave Group's Musa Kalenga Best Individual Contributor to DigitalArticle

Technology is changing the future of business and Musa Kalenga's achievements in digital, are testament to this. Kalenga, chief future officer at Brave Group, was announced as Best Individual Contribution to Digital at the 2020 IAB Bookmarks Awards...

Issued by The Brave Group 20 Mar 2020

John Lombela, managing director, Cryptovecs Capital
#BlockchainAfrica: Building an inclusive, transparent digital African economyArticle

Doing business in Africa is still a double-edged sword; despite the steady economic growth, there is still the inability to leverage this growth into sustainable development policies and plans...

John Lombela 4 Mar 2020

Want instant branded content?
Want instant branded content?Article

Want instant branded content? Biz Content Features are the easy way to align a company or brand with market reports or industry event coverage...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Mar 2020

Nivaash Singh
Don't underestimate the value of an experienced financial partnerArticle

While the risks are high, Africa currently offers a very compelling mining proposition with a number of excellent prospects in many parts of the continent...

Nivaash Singh 10 Feb 2020

Start the new decade with CIMA
Start the new decade with CIMAArticle

Through the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the unified voice of the American Institute of CPAs and The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, we are aiming to help you do just that...

Issued by CIMA 4 Feb 2020

#BizTrends2020: Reward and remuneration trends in Africa for 2020
#BizTrends2020: Reward and remuneration trends in Africa for 2020Article

As we embrace a global world, the way that companies reward and remunerate should be keeping pace with these changes. But are they?

Nicol Mullins 27 Jan 2020

Q&A: Growing B2B technology businesses with SW7
Q&A: Growing B2B technology businesses with SW7Article

Technology companies have the opportunity to thrive as key players in the age of the digital revolution. With the agenda of the 4IR currently at the forefront in South Africa, the empowerment of small tech businesses is critical especially as they are the backbone of the economy...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Jan 2020

Adebola Williams, the CEO of StateCraft in Nigeria. Image supplied.
The business of political PR: Advising heads of states in AfricaArticle

Maryanne Maina interviews Adebola Williams, CEO of StateCraft in Nigeria, a political communications company, on their mission to galvanise a generation to make informed choices...

Maryanne Maina 14 Jan 2020

An African thunderstorm┬╣
An African thunderstorm┬╣Article

'Africa is changing fast' is a euphemism. The nature of the continent's change is not just fast, it has been deep, at times totally unforeseen and always multi-dimensional...

Issued by Kantar 8 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Huge business and investment momentum in Africa
#BizTrends2020: Huge business and investment momentum in AfricaArticle

Africa has carved a unique path by steam-rolling traditional structural challenges and issues...

Graham Deneys 6 Jan 2020

These five trends will change business in Africa in 2020
These five trends will change business in Africa in 2020Article

With the World Bank forecasting economic growth in sub Saharan Africa at 3.6% for 2019-20, some of the world's fastest-growing economies are in Africa...

Pieter Bensch 12 Dec 2019

Graham Cruikshanks, director for Africa operations at TBWA\ Johannesburg
#TBWAAfricaConference: Fostering an attitude of disruptionArticle

Jessica Tennant interviews Graham Cruikshanks, director for Africa operations at TBWA\ Johannesburg on his involvement in the recent #TBWAAfricaConference, with the objective of re-emphasising TBWA\'s core disruption principles while fostering an "attitude of disruption", which he tells us more about here...

Jessica Tennant 12 Dec 2019

Africa's music business under discussion
Africa's music business under discussionArticle

The music business in Africa will be discussed at the annual Africa Music Business Summit (AMBS), part of AFRIMA...

21 Nov 2019

Amasa zooms into African markets - The media landscape, challenges and opportunities
Amasa zooms into African markets - The media landscape, challenges and opportunitiesArticle

Join Amasa (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) as we host a panel of esteem industry leaders to unpack the media landscape, challenges and opportunities that comes with venturing into African markets...

Issued by Amasa 13 Nov 2019

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Growing Africa's fast-paced entertainment and media marketplaceArticle

DISCOP Joburg puts strong emphasis on African television projects in development and the booming animation sector...

21 Oct 2019

Vodacom Digital Accelerator launches
Vodacom Digital Accelerator launchesArticle

Vodacom Tanzania and Smart Lab have launched Vodacom Digital Accelerator...

18 Sep 2019

Dion Shango, CEO, PwC Africa
Africa's CEOs still looking for growth amid uncertaintiesArticle

African business leaders are less optimistic about the strength of the global economy and their organisations' ability to grow revenues in both the short and medium term than they were a year ago...

9 Sep 2019

Highlights from the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa
Highlights from the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern AfricaArticle

On 30-31 July 2019, the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) hosted over 500 delegates representing the entire fresh produce supply chain in Cape Town at the 9th Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference and Trade Show...

Issued by Produce Marketing Association 28 Aug 2019

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

Herman Lombard, founder and executive director of African Unity,
African market wide open for innovative insurersArticle

Escalating urbanisation, a rising middle class and a growing younger population create significant opportunities for insurers to enter this largely untapped African market...

8 Aug 2019

Daniel Thebe presenting at #CEM19. Yes, Darth Vader music played as he walked on stage
#CEM19: How to eff-up early in business, then recoverArticle

Daniel Thebe, founder of Isidima Brands Multimedia and Uhuru Consumer Electronics, explained his five phases of career growth so far at the 2019 CEM AfricaSummit, issuing advice and learnings for those looking to follow in his footsteps as a young entrepreneur from Khayelitsha...

Leigh Andrews 5 Aug 2019

Tertius Carstens, CEO of Pioneer Foods, and Eugene Willemsen, CEO, PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa.
PepsiCo eyes growth in Africa with $1.7bn Pioneer Foods acquisitionArticle

Multinational snack foods and beverage giant PepsiCo has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods Group for approximately $1.7 billion...

19 Jul 2019

Scan Display hosts first African Distributor Conference
Scan Display hosts first African Distributor ConferenceArticle

Scan Display hosted representatives from 12 African countries at its first African Distributor Conference in Johannesburg at the beginning of June 2019...

Issued by Scan Display 15 Jul 2019

2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa - Sponsors and exhibitors announcement
2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa - Sponsors and exhibitors announcementArticle

Sponsors and exhibitors have been announced for the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference and Trade Show, taking place on 30-31 July at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town...

Issued by Produce Marketing Association 12 Jul 2019

Women in Africa.
Defining how African businesswomen can take the leadArticle

The 3rd Women In Africa (WIA) Initiative annual World Summit agreed that African women need to change history and tell a new story of Africa...

10 Jul 2019

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