Wherever we live, we're probably working longer hours than we used to. In Regus' 2012 Work-Life Balance Index, 59% of workers globally said they spend more time at work than in 2010. Africa's senior business people are following the trend.
By Joanne Bushell 3 Mar 2014 10:48
CNN has launched a new CNN Freedom Project documentary, 'Cocoa-nomics', from the cocoa plantations of the Ivory Coast presented by Richard Quest. The documentary highlights the fight against child labour.
28 Feb 2014 13:06
Last week on the Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, we chatted to David Blyth of Yellowwood Future Architects as well as Alan Morrissey of Effective Measure. [twitterfall]
24 Feb 2014 11:01
BBC World News and BBC.com/news have released new insight into the impact of mobile advertising on affluent consumers, following its first study examining the usage of mobile devices by consumers around the world.
21 Feb 2014 16:21
While many African economies have registered impressive economic growth in recent years, poverty levels across the region have not fallen as much as expected and young people looking for better-paying work have been at a great disadvantage.
29 Jan 2014 08:30
In its latest survey, global workplace provider, Regus, has found that business people across Africa reveal flexible working is often the make-or-break of job offers.
24 Jan 2014 09:54
The global community for mobile content and commerce, MEF, has released the first report in its Global Consumer Insights Series on Mobile Money.
22 Jan 2014 13:36
A report on IT News Africa states that, according to a PwC survey, 87% of CEO's in Africa are planning to increase investment in technology in 2014.
15 Jan 2014 08:51
Millward Brown has released its annual digital and media predictions for the year ahead. The report identifies the need for marketers to better understand consumer behaviour across devices and adjust their investment accordingly.
Issued by Millward Brown 13 Jan 2014 10:08
Following the launch of MEF's Global Mobile Consumer Survey in December, the company has re-mined the data to create an infographic looking specifically at the emergence of a new era of mobile - Mobile 3. (infographic)
8 Jan 2014 12:48
Investment interest has grown in Africa's frontier markets this year and the region is set to become a key battleground for the luxury goods industry.
By Zeenat Moorad 27 Dec 2013 10:57
Professional services firm, Deloitte was a title sponsor of the inaugural World Retail Congress Africa, held last month in Sandton. I spoke to Ilse du Toit, a manager within the Strategy & Innovation practice at Deloitte Consulting.
By Danette Breitenbach 17 Dec 2013 08:48
The Voluntary Media Council of Zimbabwe (VMCZ) launched the Gender, Media and Ethics and Professionalism Report to coincide with the end of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence last week.
By Simba Nembaware 17 Dec 2013 08:07
At the beginning of the month, Balancing Act released the first market report focused on VoD and Africa. The ability to watch a programme from any device anywhere at any time is a luxury that video-on-demand (VoD) provides.
By Sylvain Béletre 13 Dec 2013 10:13
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