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DRC documentary wins human rights award

Documentary film recognised for highlighting human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

17 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

VR and digital video storytelling as top marketing tools for 2018

Creative director and virtual reality expert Brendan Stein of Soapbox Films video production company explains how to make B2B video pop and why you need to get to the 'why' fast in your VR and video marketing, or else...

By Leigh Andrews 17 hours ago

RETAIL

Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing

Kenyan agri-tech startup Twiga Foods has partnered IBM Research to extend access to microloans to 220 food stall retailers across Kenya using a blockchain-based financing system...

By Tom Jackson 18 hours ago

ICT

CIOs get AI reality check

Forrester's recent predictions for CIOs working on data and analytics initiatives warn that the capabilities of new technologies, like artificial intelligence (AI), require the redesign of operating models...

19 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Papers to help improve labour safety in agriculture, forestry sectors

The back-breaking jobs in the agriculture and forestry sectors are some of the most dangerous. To reduce health risks, FAO has published two papers mapping ways to improve worker health and safety...

20 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Empathy - a two-way street in customer service

It's no secret that personalisation is essential in developing a successful customer experience. Central to that is getting to know all you can about your customer and using that information to drive the interaction...

By Wynand Smit 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Social entrepreneurship - an amazing tool that can help African development

As entrepreneurship is crucial for any thriving economy, the growing number of entrepreneurs in Africa has captivated the interest of the world...

By Adisa Amanor-Wilks 1 day ago

FINANCE

Sarb and BoE team up to train African central banks

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) and the Bank of England (BoE) will work together on providing training and technical assistance to central banks in certain African countries...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

CMO Growth Council launched by Cannes Lions and ANA

The new CMO Growth Council will frame the future growth agenda for brands on the global stage...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Today's emerging market entrepreneurs will achieve SDGs - Seedstars

This is the generation of entrepreneurs that will achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

AfriDocs and Channel24 strike streaming deal

Every week a specially selected African documentary will be available on Channel24 to stream...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Showcasing Africa's innovators

The Africa Innovation Summit has launched a call across Africa for innovations addressing the continent's challenges, from African innovators...

3 days ago

RETAIL

The role of mobile in building brand loyalty

With falling consumer confidence and a slow economic growth outlook, brands are intensifying the fight for consumer loyalty...

By Nicholas Bednall 3 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Honeybees hog the limelight, yet wild insects are the most important and vulnerable pollinators

A broad library of evidence suggests there has been a widespread decline in their abundance and diversity since the 1950s. This matters because such insects are critical both for the reproduction of wild plants and for agricultural food production...

By Philip Donkersley 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Warc and Sabre Awards partner to showcase PR-led case studies

Warc has partnered with the Sabre Awards to showcase award-winning PR-led case studies from around the world...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

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

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...

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

RETAIL

Kenya: Mobile commerce deals pass $10bn mark

The value of mobile commerce transactions in Kenya has passed the Ksh1 trillion ($10 billion) mark for the first time...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

AfDB partners with Africa Innovation Summit

The African Development Bank has confirmed its partnership with the second edition of the Africa Innovation Summit to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, 6-8 June 2018...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Classifieds app raises funding to expand in Africa

CoinAfrique, the most downloaded classifieds app in French-speaking Africa, aims to exceed 10 million monthly users by 2022...

13 Apr 2018

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