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Microsoft to deliver Microsoft Cloud from datacentres in Africa to enable greater innovation, entrepreneurship and economic growth...

2 hours ago

Fighting fake flames

Fake news, false claims, invented opinions and online rumour can seriously burn your reputation. Oresti Patricios, CEO of Ornico, unpacks a strategy for putting out fake news fires before they rage out of control and explains how to manage your reputation in the wake of a fake news onslaught against your brand...

By Oresti Patricios 9 hours ago

Tips for maintaining your WordPress business site

Nowadays, many businesses have websites built on the WordPress content management system (CMS). This CMS is not only user-friendly but also comes with a wide range of free plugins and themes...

By Charles Mburugu 8 hours ago

Focus on the connected customer to deliver personal experiences

Nigerian CIOs must focus on the needs of the connected consumer and look at how they can use the next wave of social, mobile, analytics and cloud technologies (also known as the Third Platform), to deliver personalised experiences...

1 day ago

#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you

We chat to Philip and Malan Joubert, founders of OfferZen as well as a number of noteworthy apps such as SnapScan, Pondering Panda, and Apps Against Ebola...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

Gen X: How to get the generation right (part 3)

Based on Viacom's extensive research on Generation X, how should brands, advertisers, marketers and media companies alike re-evaluate the way they represent this group of consumers?

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Gen X: Decluttering misconceptions about what it means to be an adult in 2017 (part 2)

While the world was focusing on Millennials and Baby Boomers, Gen X were quietly reinventing what it means to be an adult today...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days 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...

3 days ago

Gen X: From rebellious, slacker youth generation to trailblazers of profound social change (part 1)

Christian Kurz, senior vice president, global insights for Viacom International Media Networks unpacks the media company's latest global study and some game-changing insights on Generation X...

By Jessica Tennant 19 May 2017

Get ready for the AI startup retail CX revolution

Virtual chatbots are becoming commonplace in the B2B marketing sector as well as for general online consumer shopping. Here's what else to expect from the AI retail startup boom...

By Leigh Andrews 18 May 2017

World first: Open Trial justice application launches in Malawi

Malawi will become the first country in the world to use the Open Trial smartphone and tablet application to promote justice...

18 May 2017

The three requirements for .Africa domain registrars

Domain Name Registrars hoping to capture a slice of the new ‘dotAfrica' will have to adhere to three requirements before they will be allowed to submit a domain name application...

17 May 2017

New digital destination for African sports fans

Kwesé and ESPN set to win with fans with the launch of Africa's biggest sports website and app...

17 May 2017

Bridging the digital divide in Africa

For many in developing markets, data remains a luxury and often agonisingly out of reach, even on mobile...

By Fabien Delanaud 16 May 2017

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International

International media groups to discuss fighting fake news

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (Wan-Ifra) and The Straits Times will hold a two-day conference on fighting fake news on 19-20 June 2017 at the Singapore Management University. Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, K Shanmugam, will deliver the opening address.

9 hours ago

South Africa wins at Inma Global Media Awards

The International News Media Association (Inma) presented 40 first-place winners with awards in the annual Global Media Awards in New York, this week. Norway's Aftenposten took home the competition's top prize, ‘Best in Show' award.

10 hours ago

#NewCampaign: F*ck like a Finn

Finland is the best country for love-making, stated in this campaign video that has gained a million organic views in Finland alone.

1 day ago

LIA updates - regional ‘Of the Year' awards now launched

LIA has introduced regional ‘Of the Year' awards, in addition to its global ‘Of the Year' awards. The regions are Oceana (Australia and New Zealand), Asia, Europe, Middle East/Africa, North America and South America. As with the global ‘Of the Year' awards, winners are based on a point system and winners will receive a LIA statue.

1 day ago

Top winner at New York Festivals International Advertising Awards is Clemenger BBDO Melbourne

The New York Festivals International Advertising Awards selected ‘Meet Graham', from Clemenger BBDO Melbourne's Public Service Announcement for client Transport Accident Commission Victoria as the 2017 Best of Show Award. Lockheed Martin was ‘Brand of the Year' and BBDO was named ‘Network of the Year'.

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