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Understanding growth power in sub-Saharan Africa and defining Africa's middle class

UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing and Ipsos have partnered to uncover a mass of data about a market comprising roughly a 100m people in sub-Saharan Africa - the urban middle class...

By Juanita Pienaar 4 hours ago

#AfricaMonth: Safrea on the freelance future of work. Are you ready?

Safrea chair Laura Rawden speaks about the benefit of belonging to a professional body, especially as a freelancer while the world of work continues to evolve across the continent...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

How to market to Africa's resilient, ambitious middle class

How do you market to Africa's extremely aspirational middle class that is more than 100 million strong, with a combined monthly spending power of R1.3 trillion?

By Louise Marsland 22 hours ago

Does PoPI offer adequate legislation in the digital age?

Technology is advancing much more quickly than most people anticipated even a decade ago...

By Jared Nickig 23 hours ago

2017 SITEisfaction survey celebrates Capitec as Best Digital Bank

Columinate has revealed the results of its sixth annual Internet Banking SITEisfaction survey, highlighting Capitec's steady rise to securing the top spot in the digital banking category, ousting FNB as the category owners...

Issued by Columinate 18 minutes ago

Grey Africa welcomes new interns Peace Maluleke and Solomon Molefe

Grey Africa has welcomed two new PR interns to the team...

Issued by Grey 29 minutes ago

Jaco Lintvelt to take the reins at iProspect South Africa

iProspect South Africa, the digital performance agency for Dentsu Aegis Network, has announced the promotion of Jaco Lintvelt, as the managing director for iProspect starting from 16 May...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 1 hour ago

Levergy shatters records at 2017 Discovery Sport Industry Awards

Communications agency Levergy has been named Sport Agency of the Year at the esteemed Discovery Sport Industry Awards...

Issued by Levergy 1 hour ago

Three ways to be a better team member

In order for teamwork to happen smoothly and seamlessly, every team member needs to pull their weight. Here Jessica Edgson from digital marketing agency Rogerwilco shares her thoughts...

Issued by Rogerwilco 1 hour ago

The moment... you can have your beer and drink it too

The moment for NABLABs to go mainstream is upon us, the question is: can brands sell bottles without the booze and the stigma?...

By Chris Knibbs, Issued by Kantar TNS 48 minutes ago

If vernacular advertising performs well, the results cannot be ignored

“Afrikaans and indigenous advertising are increasingly under pressure owing to globalisation. It can only survive if it sets creative standards that other people would want to emulate," so says Henriette Loubser, newly-appointed editor of Netwerk24...

Issued by Pendoring 2 hours ago

Tipping the scale: Global Exhibition Day 2017 with EXSA

Exhibition organisers, venues, associations and service providers from around the world are uniting behind a global initiative to stage Global Exhibitions Day...

Issued by EXSA 1 hour ago

The future of advertising

Everyone's talking about it... falling circulations, viewers flocking to various competitive TV channels and a myriad of online internet offers, streaming options and, oh, there are so many others...

By Chris Brewer 1 day ago

#Newsmaker: In Touch Media's newly appointed Lyn Jones on OOH

Lyn Jones was recently appointed regional manager for out of home media company, In Touch Media. She believes the OOH landscape is "evolving into a strategic and imperative medium to have within the media mix” and is particularly looking forward to...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

The agency-client disconnect: Where does it start and end?

The client-agency relationship needs to be fluid, high-energy, transparent and built on trust. Yet so often it's circumspect and overshadowed by a lack of respect, scepticism and unrealistic expectations...

By Andreas Smit, Issued by Isilumko Activate 1 day ago

Sub-Saharan middle class: R1.3tn per month and growing

The African Lions project has uncovered a mass of invaluable information about a market that makes up more than 100 million people in sub-Saharan Africa - the urban middle class...

Issued by Ipsos 1 day ago

Food24 on the hunt for South Africa's hot, new ‘Super Chef'

Food24, one of Africa's biggest food websites, is searching for a new generation of super-talented young chefs in their online culinary competition - NextGen...

Issued by 1 day ago

FCB Joburg celebrates another SA first at the One Show

FCB Joburg is celebrating another South African first and its radio advertising prowess with its ‘War of Words - Anniversary Forgotten' commercial for NetFlorist...

Issued by FCB Africa 1 day ago

Independent Online signs with data management platform, Lotame

In an African first, Independent Online (IOL) has signed with the world's largest independent data management platform, Lotame...

Issued by Mark1 1 day ago

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Africa news

Fortumo expands into Algeria, Ghana and Tanzania

The mobile payments company Fortumo announced that it has expanding its carrier billing services to three new African markets...

1 day ago

Greater investments needed to drive data explosion in Africa

Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent's broadband data explosion...

1 day ago

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LIA announces Production & Post-Production and Music Video jury

LIA has announced the members of the Production & Post-Production and Music Video jury, headed up by Michael Ritchie, MD and executive producer at Revolver/Will O'Rourke.

1 day ago

How 'dark genius' Ailes reshaped US television news

NEW YORK - Championed by conservatives as a visionary, reviled by liberals as a menace, Fox News founder Roger Ailes re-shaped US television news and helped to craft a conservative populism that ultimately gave rise to Donald Trump.

19 May 2017

Lions Innovation programme roars to the edge

Lions Innovation, the two-day specialist event, taking place as part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 19-20 June 2017, has released its programme of live tech demonstrations, immersive performances and the latest innovations in voice tech, bots, AI, IoT, AR and mixed realities.

19 May 2017

Twitter shares rise on word of Biz Stone's return

SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter shares gained Tuesday on word that co-founder Biz Stone was returning to the social network after six years away.

18 May 2017

Vivendi sponsors Lions Entertainment, as programme is announced

Vivendi is to be the main sponsor of Lions Entertainment, part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity.

18 May 2017

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