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The ‘greening' of urban youth in Africa

African youth are yearning for a greener existence after mass urbanisation has created overcrowding and other societal changes...

21 Apr 2017

Knowledge economy appeals to youth

New educational platforms transfer skills and spurs innovation among young people...

By Jacob Kushner 7 Apr 2017

Youth dividend or ticking time bomb?

Africa has more people under 18 than any other continent in the world, reports Africa Renewal…

14 Mar 2017

Research calls for new approach to youth strategies in Africa

Innovative research released by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa…

23 Feb 2017

$12m initiative launched to boost Gambia entrepreneurship, jobs

Projects to support entrepreneurship and job creation in the Gambia over the next four years, have been launched…

By Gabriella Mulligan 15 Feb 2017

Who is winning in Africa, and is Africa winning?

Africa Forum 2017 will see the launch of the much anticipated African Market Research Association (AMRA) and will set the African agenda for market research, including social research, opinion polling and data analytics...

Issued by African Market Research Association 8 Feb 2017

UNIDO creates more than 6,000 youth jobs in Tunisia

Currently, in the governorates of Central, Southern and Northern Tunisia, around 40% of young graduates are unable to find work…

30 Jan 2017

Millennial marketing in 2017 – from one

Advertising is fun, we all love it and we love watching those classic South African humour based television or radio adverts. But how often do we get one of those? Wimpy and their “Talk Foreign” or Klipdrift with “Met Eish”...

By Murray Robertson 19 Jan 2017

How to contribute to investing in Africa's youth

Call for Papers for AU ECHO 2017 with the theme, ‘Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in Youth'…

18 Jan 2017

Is traditional advertising really dead?

Brands could be focusing on the wrong goal post, says David Karega, a communication specialist at Hill+Knowlton Strategies in Kenya...

By David Karega 9 Dec 2016

Youth marketing in 2017 - five trends

In order to empower the South African youth, we need to provide them with the right information. However, in a society infiltrated with all sorts of messages, how can the right information cut through the noise...?

24 Nov 2016

First global marketplace for talent discovery launches in Africa

A new social video platform, indi.com and mobile app, has launched in Africa, offering brands a conduit to reach the continent's massive Millennial market...

18 Nov 2016

Open-publishing platform launches in East Africa

A digital publishing platform aimed at the youth has expanded into East Africa to amplify the voice of the millennial generation...

8 Nov 2016

Three essential tips you don't get from a marketing degree

Market conditions are becoming ever more challenging for youth marketers. The economy is straining under political pressure, technology has enabled one of the most powerful youth generations in history...

By Antoinette Pombo 31 Oct 2016

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International

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.

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The postcard is never the place

I had been walking with my new friend Alexander Kalchev through Chinatown in San Francisco. I had visited these streets before in my head.

By Damon Stapleton 5 hours ago

All the winners: Second day of D&AD 2017

The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories!

5 hours ago

LIA announces new competition, Social Influencers, chaired by Phil Ranta

London International Awards (LIA) has announced a new competition to validate the importance of the Social Influencer. Phil Ranta, chief operating officer at Studio71, will chair the inaugural jury for Social Influencers.

7 hours ago

UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.

9 hours ago

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