MARKETING & MEDIA

6 African startups among TIME's Genius Companies for 2018

Six African tech startups have been named alongside the likes of Apple, Netflix and SpaceX in TIME's 50 Genius Companies for 2018 list...

By Tom Jackson 22 minutes ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...

By Leigh Andrews 2 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Research data needs to be used with purpose

African statisticians urged to take ownership of their data and use it for continent's prosperity and beware of fake news and populist politicians...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#MarketingFridays: Tapping into the African consumer

In this video, Nyiko Chauke of Marketing Fridays interviews Khumo Theko of I See Africa about her role as a trends specialist and some insights into the African consumer...

2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Agriculture to bridge Tanzania - Sweden trade imbalance

Tanzania could penetrate the new markets with ease thanks to its potential and the demand for its agricultural produce...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How can Africa's digital revolution be transformational?

With more than 250 million smartphones currently in Africa, the African media landscape is rapidly shifting from traditional radio, TV and print, to new media which is primarily digital...

By Edwin Macharia and Zarina Nteta 3 days ago

RETAIL

IBM Food Trust launches worldwide with Carrefour on board

European retail giant Carrefour has joined other participants involved in building the IBM Food Trust blockchain network...

11 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Dangote urges deepening of African economy through free trade

The key to Africa's economic growth and strength is in the development of the regional market...

10 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ghana to host 5th AFRIMA

The 5th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will be hosted by Ghana in 2018 from 21-24 November 2018...

10 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

AI Summit launches at AfricaCom 2018

Artificial intelligence is already apparent in most industries and has the potential to reach more and do more...

10 Oct 2018

HEALTHCARE

Why drugs alone won't stop the spread of parasitic worms in Africa

Deworming has become a common practise across the world. It has proved very successful, reducing the burden of parasitic worms among children by more than 50%...

By Justin Komguep Nono & Hlumani Ndlovu 10 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Burson Cohn & Wolfe unveils rebrand

Earlier this year, Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe global communications agencies merged, creating BCW, which has a strong network across Africa...

10 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

New film production hub for Africa

With a focus on African storytelling, the African Movie Channel has launched a production hub to develop and produce movies and TV series...

9 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

How African enterprises chart growth in the digital age

African businesses must ensure they stay a step ahead to survive and thrive by finding intelligent solutions which totally re-imagine customer experiences...

By Hans Zachar 9 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

This Mozambican startup is plotting an African data revolution

Seedstars Maputo winner WenaData may only be active in Mozambique for now, but the startup has big plans for taking its innovative research techniques across the continent...

By Tom Jackson 9 Oct 2018

TOURISM

Rugby Sevens series boosts tourism in Africa

The Rugby Sevens in Southern and East Africa has gained momentum over recent years; drawing in more and more spectators from the international community...

9 Oct 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

BBC News Africa rolled out new series 'Talk It Out'

The BBC News Africa TV Service introduced a new series called Talk it Out, where real-life health case-studies are studied and health issues that are taboo or socially condemned are openly debated...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 9 Oct 2018

AGRICULTURE

FAO, AU launch new framework to increase agriculture efficiency

The framework offers a detailed look at the history of machinery in Africa and points the way towards addressing challenges and creating new opportunities to assure the successful adoption of mechanisation...

8 Oct 2018

PROPERTY

Affordable housing in Africa to take centre stage at upcoming conference

The 34th African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) conference and AGM will take place for the first time in Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire, 23-25 October...

8 Oct 2018

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