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Business Traveler magazine awards SAA

SAA receives Best Airline in Africa and Best Business Class to Africa Awards for 2016 from US readers...

14 hours ago

Lagos is Africa's most valuable startup ecosystem

Lagos has the most valuable startup ecosystem in Africa, with the local entrepreneurship scene worth US$2 billion, according to a new report...

By Tom Jackson 13 hours ago

Diversity dialogue with FCB Global CEO Carter Murray

FCB's leaders from across the globe were recently in Cape Town for their Global Leadership Conference...

By Leigh Andrews 8 hours ago

How design thinking can save lives

Technology, design thinking, powers life-saving innovation in cancer screening for developing countries...

13 hours ago

Demand for executive hotel managers in Africa

The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) forecasts that international tourist arrivals in Africa will increase by between 5% and 6% in 2017...

14 hours ago

Africa's digital workers challenged by ‘Gig Economy'

Oxford Professor Mark Graham spells out the opportunities and challenges for African workers in the new digital world...

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#In2SummitSA: The African era of communications

The Holmes Report's 2017 In2 Innovation Summit took place at The Maslow in Sandton on 29 March. Opening the event, Tim Sutton, chairman, EMEA and Asia-Pacific at Weber Shandwick, facilitated a panel discussion on ‘The African Era'...

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Life in ‘No-internet Cameroon'

The internet has been cut off in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon since mid-January. This is life in ‘No-internet Cameroon'...

By Monique Kwachou 1 day ago

Through the looking glass: Consumers on Instagram

The first digital photograph dates back to 1957. Today, more pictures are taken every two minutes than throughout the whole of the 1800s. And the vast majority of those are by people recording their lives and experiences, not brands or organisations.

By Izzy Pugh 1 day ago

Payments in Africa - the tipping point

In its current format, point of sale (POS) technology stands to exclude the mass market, say FinTech experts from mobile banking innovator, WIZZIT International...

1 day ago

Kenyans in diaspora are biggest senders of mobile money

Kenyans abroad are the biggest senders of mobile to mobile remittances, as data shows that 93% of WorldRemit's money transfers to Kenya go to mobile money accounts...

1 day ago

Zunde Africa Fund wants to invest in student-run startups

Applications have opened for the Zunde Africa Fund, which identifies, mentors and invests in student-led startups and projects across Africa...

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

#BrandManagerMonth: Resisting the usual with Y&R's Tony Granger

Tony Granger, South African born and bred global CCO of Y&R Advertising, shares how the network resists the usual by focusing on local relevance while collaborating globally in real time...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Africa's seven highest internet using countries

Africa has only a 26.9% internet penetration rate according to Internet World Stats, far below that of developed countries...

By Dean Workman 2 days ago

Mara Social Media acquires Nimbuzz

Mara Social Media has acquired the global instant messaging and communications platform Nimbuzz...

2 days ago

Tigo supports mobile birth registration in Tanzania

Decentralised births and deaths registration system for under-fives to benefit over 650,000 children in Geita and Shinyanga regions...

2 days ago

Overcoming fake news with credible news brands

Fake news is a big issue for news brands, whose credibility matters more than ever before. It is time to sort the wheat from the chaff before the trustworthiness of the media industry as a whole is brought into question...

1 day ago

10 ways publishers can increase and sustain website visitors

After almost a decade in the marketing and publishing industry, Greg Mason shares the common mistakes publishers make and how they can sustainably grow their audience...

By Greg Mason 2 days ago

Five ways to ensure a high-tech marketing masterpiece

Werner Uys, head of Lucan Visuals, a Cape Town-based studio focusing on animation, design and live action for traditional and experiential channels, runs through five tips on how to ensure high-tech campaigns deliver...

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#OneShow2017: Bruno Bertelli's judging pick of the day

“For the third year they've come up with incredible pieces, each better than the previous one...” That's how Bruno Bertelli, global CCO at Publicis Milan and One Show film juror, describes the entry that was a delight for him to watch.

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#OneShow2017: John Mescall's judging pick of the day

“A lot of advertising tries to manufacture emotion, you watch it and think ‘oh I should be feeling sad or uplifted now', but in this one, you actually do.” That's how John Mescall, global ECD at McCann New York and One Show film juror describes the entry that was a delight for him to watch.

1 day ago

Bertelsmann bets on digital media, global expansion

German media and publishing group Bertelsmann on Tuesday presented ambitious objectives for 2020, as its bets on digital and international expansion paid off with a second one-billion-euro annual profit in 2016.

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