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Irvine Partners opens up shop in Lagos

Integrated marketing and PR agency Irvine Partners has expanded to Nigeria, opening up an office in Lagos...

13 hours ago

Angola is emerging as a growing tech hub on the continent

An Angola-based internet exchange point (IXP) is now top-three in Africa, as Angola emerges as a growing tech hub on the continent...

14 hours ago

How this Senegalese fintech startup is going pan-African

Fintech startup InTouch is a Senegalese company taking an unusual step by establishing a footprint across the continent...

By Tom Jackson 16 hours ago

Could Google become the dominant force in hospitality?

Will Google come to dominate the industry, leaving online travel agencies and others in its wake?

By Stuart Pallister 1 day ago

#CEMAfrica2017: Empowered customer experiences lie in multi-focused design

Sven Schoof, head of customer experience at Spree, discusses how to empower customers to interact with your brand...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

#GIL2017: How global volatility can benefit Africa

Not so long ago, people would have scoffed at the notion that the UK would be pulling out of the EU or that Donald Trump would be sitting in the Oval Office...

By Nicci Botha 1 day ago

Hate speech declared “an act of terrorism” - Osinbajo

Hate speech will no longer be tolerated in Nigeria, said acting-president Yemi Osinbajo, declaring it “an act of terrorism”...

1 day ago

#Loeries2017: ALL THE WINNERS!

The full list of winners for the 39th Annual Loerie Awards, which concluded on 20 August 2017 at the Durban ICC, have been announced. Congratulations to all...

2 days ago

#Loeries2017: Be stupid, fail harder and give it all away, says BSSP's Keith Cartwright

BSSP's Keith Cartwright shares five disciplines at the Dstv Seminar of Creativity that has crafted his mind and gave him focus. Here we look at the last three...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

#Loeries2017: Design Army's Pum Lefebure on how to master the art of seduction

Pum Lefebure, co-founder and CCO of Design Army, based in Washington DC was the last speaker of the day at the DStv Seminar of Creativity, where she explained how marketing is a lot like dating, and how similarly falling in love with a brand goes from flirting to romance to seduction...

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

Kenyan journalists harassed, detained, reporting on election violence

Authorities in Kenya should credibly investigate incidents of harassment against journalists covering the aftermath of August 8's disputed elections...

3 days ago

#Loeries2017: All the finalists by agency, school and brand!

All the finalists for this year's Loeries Awards have been announced. Here are the total entry numbers per agency, school and brand...

18 Aug 2017

#Loeries2017: Be the popes, the geeks and the rock and rollers, says Creative Shop's Weera Saad

First up at today's DStv Seminar of Creativity was Facebook's head Creative Shop: MEA, Weera Saad, who spoke about how things have changed over time and how we need to change to ride this new wave that's arrived. “It's a brave new world, the big wave is here and it's perfect, and it's staring you in the face.” We need to surf it, she said...

By Jessica Tennant 18 Aug 2017

It's time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint

The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues...

By Pietari Kaapa 18 Aug 2017

#CEMAfrica2017: Embracing a CX ‘citizen first' strategy in government

How do you convince your colleagues in government to embrace citizen needs first and deliver excellent customer service and experience to citizens, meeting service delivery needs and solving their problems?

By Louise Marsland 18 Aug 2017

Africa's data revolution probed in UN-backed report

Limited capacity, investment and collaboration are among the challenges facing data communities working towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Africa's Agenda 2063...

18 Aug 2017

Uganda's Numida encourages app usage with access to loans

Last week was a big week for Ugandan fintech startup Numida, as it was declared winner of the Kampala leg of the Seedstars World competition...

By Tom Jackson 18 Aug 2017

Food aid for DRC refugees

WFP begins food distributions for thousands displaced by conflict in Kasai Region of DRC...

17 Aug 2017

Namibian agency Weathermen & Co wins MTC, FNB

Namibian ad agency Weathermen & Co Advertising, a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List Group and The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, has won a five-way pitch for the ad account of mobile telecommunications provider, Mobile Telecommunications Limited...

Issued by Weathermen & Co 1 day ago

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International

First shortlist out for Clio Awards

The first shortlists for the Clio Awards have been announced in the Film, Print, Print Technique, Out of Home, Direct, Events/Experiential, Branded Entertainment, Branded Content, Digital/Mobile, Social Media, Digital/Mobile Technique, Innovation, Integrated Campaign, Brand Partnerships & Collaborations and Student categories.

14 hours ago

Email marketing: The key to successful small business

So much has been said and written about the effectiveness of email marketing and how small business owners can leverage this tool to grow their businesses. In fact, there is plethora of stories out there of successful entrepreneurs who literally used only email marketing to grow and scale their business.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Loeries2017: Building the new creative economy at the speed of thought

Thursday, 17 August marked the second annual Loeries Masterclasses featuring industry leaders and experts speaking on a range of topics targeting various audiences within the creative industry.

By Jessica Tennant 17 Aug 2017

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