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Donald Trump unveils his 2017 Fake News Awards winners

The GOP website just couldn't keep up with the traffic its latest blog post demanded...

By Andy Walker 3 hours ago

African short films on Oscar shortlist

Six African short films have been shortlisted to receive an Oscar, selected from 63 qualifying films...

2 hours ago

#FairnessFirst: H&M's diversity manager, #MLKDay and the #pinkify debate

This week, diversity was a strong focus on social media as H&M announced the appointment of a diversity manager following the 'racist hoodie' outrage, social citizens stood up for civil rights on #MLKDay, and the #pinkifying hashtag spawned lovers and haters alike...

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

Media24 poised to end Novus deal

Novus Holdings, previously part of the Naspers Group, looks set to have its third grim year in a row, with reports that it is set to lose the crucial contract to print Media 24's newspapers and magazines to Caxton and a number of small independent printers...

3 hours ago

Build and use your digital influence

Recently, Stephane Rogovsky, CEO of R-Squared Digital, a leading influencer marketing agency, presented at a Future Females "Build & Use Your Influence" conference...

Issued by R-Squared Digital SA 1 hour ago

DUO expands its capabilities and services with three new appointments in 2018

DUO Marketing + Communications, a specialist B2B tech PR and digital marketing agency, has started the new year with the appointment of three new team members...

Issued by DUO Marketing + Communications 1 hour ago

Partech Ventures launches $70m Africa VC fund

Partech Ventures has announced the launch of its Partech Africa fund, which has secured over €57 million ($70 million) toward its target size of €100 million ($122 million)...

By Tom Jackson 1 hour ago

Instagram, Google+ join EU group fighting hate speech

BRUSSELS - Facebook's Instagram and the Google+ social network have agreed to join an EU-sponsored group of US internet giants to combat online extremism, EU officials said Friday...

3 hours ago

Journalists protest Philippine move to close news website

MANILA - Philippine journalists took to the streets Friday in support of a news website facing state-enforced closure, accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of trampling on press freedom...

3 hours ago

WhatsApp launches business app

NEWSWATCH: WhatsApp has launched WhatsApp Business - a free-to-download Android app for small businesses which allows them to chat with users...

By Ilse van den Berg 3 days ago

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: The culture of connection

Valletta, the baroque cityscape on the island fortress of Malta, is making global headlines this month - indeed this year - as it assumes the mantle of European Capital of Culture 2018. Last year, after having fallen in love with this little corner of the Mediterranean, I relocated to the archipelago for a sabbatical to take a front row seat for the programme of the next 12 months...

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 2 days ago

#LoeriesRanking with... Black Bean Productions

What better way to creatively ease into the working year than with a reminder of some of last year's top contenders at the Loeries? We continue the local insights with Black Bean Productions...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Defying tradition: Defy appoints Liquorice as digital and social agency

Digital agency Liquorice, a DigitasLBi company, has been appointed as Defy Appliances' digital and social media agency of record...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Has the digital era changed the luxury game for good?

The digital age poses challenges for all brands in every sector, and yet for the luxury market, the conundrum is a particularly tricky one...

By Megan Bowman 2 days ago

iDidTht releases Craft Awards Rankings 2017

iDidTht has released its Craft Awards Rankings for 2017, celebrating the best craft of the year by production companies in SA...

2 days ago

Wi-Fi to be seen as a "utility" in 2018, says Ruckus

There are few things that prevent Africa from truly connecting wirelessly to the internet and as these barriers fall, larger African cities will roll out smart city initiatives in some shape and form...

2 days ago

Simple things that will boost your customer experience

When customers have a pleasant, positive experience as they interact with your business and your products or services, it is easier to boost their lifetime value...

Issued by Monetary Library 3 days ago

New trends in MENA 'rebranding sexual wellness', 'mingling with the machine' and 'halal space food'

J. Walter Thompson Middle East and Africa's Innovation Group has released its sixth annual consumer trends report, covering the MENA region for 2018...

Issued by JWT 2 days ago

Get better return from your advertising spend

Independent Online provides a brand safe environment for advertisers and agencies...

By Riaan Sunny, Issued by Independent Media 3 days ago

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DHL announces title partnership of Africa's largest e-commerce and fintech event

DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa has announced that the company has signed on as title sponsor for the 2018 DHL eCommerce Money Africa Conference & Exhibition, which will be hosted at the new East Wing of the Cape Town International Convention Center on 14 and 15 March...

Issued by Kinetic Events 17 Jan 2018

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