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World Bank announces USD57bn in financing for Africa

The World Bank on Sunday announced $57 billion in financing for sub-Saharan Africa over the next three fiscal years...

20 hours ago

Orange launches into Burkina Faso

Orange will pursue its development in mobile financial services and 3.75G mobile internet, strengthening its position in West Africa...

23 hours ago

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Nigeria: the next chapter?

Nigeria presents an interesting tale of seemingly opposites in the African growth agenda. Simultaneously taking pole position as the largest economy in Africa in 2016 and yet suffering from its worst recession in 25 years is indicative of both the ups and downs that the country's economy has been through...

By Charles Weller, Issued by Mindshare World 1 day ago

How to test your content effectively

Great content that works is a real asset to any organisation. ..

By Kate Kenyon 18 hours ago

First ever Africa regional internet development dialogue

Various organisations working on internet and development across Africa will gather to identify synergies and create opportunities for coordination and collaboration...

1 day ago

Defining reputation in Africa

By next year the African Reputation Index (AFI) should have a country or countries from Africa to add to the data set…

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

In search of the agency model of the future

From the get go, one thing we can be certain of is that, like today, we will have multiple agency models going forward – some of which will not be agency-driven...

By John Little 1 day ago

#BehindtheSelfie with... Pierre Heistein

This #BrandManagerMonth, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Pierre Heistein, former journalist now independent macroeconomic consultant specialising in sub-Saharan Africa…

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Call to reinvent a new African 'business model'

Fifth Africa CEO Forum Opens in Geneva with the theme of interrogating and rethinking the African ‘business model' in order to overhaul it...

1 day ago

Plan to nurture African economies unites fractious G20

Ministers from the world's top economies heralded plans to boost development in Africa at the G20 gathering, making a hoped-for "Compact with Africa" a top priority for 2017...

1 day ago

54 Nigerian stations shut down

The licences of 54 broadcast stations in Nigeria have been revoked over failure to pay mandatory fees, according to the Media Foundation for West Africa...

1 day ago

The five biggest advances in media and marketing today

The media world is changing more rapidly than ever before. Keep up...

By Ross Sergeant 3 days ago

How direct are you?

When I mention direct marketing, do you cringe and think of all those offers you receive overflowing in your postbox? Although this form of direct marketing does have a place, I'm talking about direct marketing with a bit more impact, that's far more memorable...

By Andrew MacKenzie 3 days ago

Documenting the African public transport story

‘Afrikanist in Motion': The African public transport story, through the lens of Yasser Booley…

3 days ago

New Red Cross app to optimise services

The Red Cross Society of Côte d'Ivoire has launched a new app to “digitise and optimise” its services to humanity…

3 days ago

Mozambican e-commerce startup Izyshop raising $300k

Mozambican e-commerce startup Izyshop is looking to raise US$300,000 funding, to enable it to expand its product variety and service quality...

By Gabriella Mulligan 3 days ago

Microsoft launches East African #Insiders4Good fellowship programme

Microsoft has launched East Africa's first #Insiders4Good fellowship programme affording entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their solutions for social challenges in communities…

20 Mar 2017

Insel joins Dentsu Aegis Network

ACCRA, Ghana - Insel Communications has announced its new affiliation with leading global advertising network Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 1 day ago

Humans want human touch in customer journey, not bots

New UK research indicates that consumers value human interaction in the customer services process, with 87% reporting they tend to stay more loyal and increase their business with companies that offer a real person to talk to at the right stage of their customer journey...

3 days ago

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International

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year...

17 Jan 2017

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

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