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Microsoft, Ecobank agree to drive digital transformation in Africa

Plan to modernise and raise the standards of the continent's major cities through state of the art digital solutions…

17 hours ago

African entrepreneurs sought for funding programme

The Meltwater entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is recruiting entrepreneurs from across Africa for its Ghana programme…

By Tom Jackson 19 hours ago

The role of social in the marketer's mix

It's hard to understand why brands wouldn't be using social for business growth...

By Lisa Steingold 13 hours ago

Malawi's Times Group closure questioned by Media Institute

Malawi media outlet closed after publishing stories on 'maize gate'…

18 hours ago

Youth are Africa's future ‘agripreneurs'

The MasterCard Foundation's Young Africa Works Summit presents youth as drivers of Africa's agricultural transformation and employment…

20 hours ago

What does it mean for technology to be innately African?

Mobile and cloud may be global technologies, but African startups have explored their functionalities, shaped their applications and used them to build differentiated business models suited to their markets...

By Amrote Abdella 1 day ago

Commodity prices crash hits Africa

Volatile global financial markets and weaknesses in global growth to blame for a decline in commodity prices in Africa…

By Kingsley Ighobor 20 Jan 2017

Why Naspers could dominate the African MVNO space

Frost & Sullivan recently highlighted the top technology trend predictions for 2017, among them the need for the adoption of content intensive strategies...

By Mauritz Venter 1 day ago

African entrepreneurs turning to crowdfunding

Crowdfunding solutions are becoming increasingly popular for African entrepreneurs to raise funds to realise their dreams…

1 day ago

New drought risks in Ethiopia put recovery at risk

FAO targets pastoralists in Ethiopia's southern regions facing failed rains on heels of a calamitous El Niño…

1 day ago

Influencer marketing boosted in Kenya

Influencer marketing: how Kenyan brands are partnering with celebs and bloggers…

1 day ago

Stop telling people print is dead. Please!

How many of you are guilty of recycling the phrase 'print is dead'?

By Chris Gregory 20 Jan 2017

#BizTrends2017: Stop driving customers away with poor marketing automation

Between 56% and 85% of a consumer's purchase cycle occurs digitally, writes Nick Orton, CEO at Grapevine...

By Nick Orton 20 Jan 2017

Why machine learning might be the saviour of advertising

Advertisers have come up against a wall. The use of ad blockers is on the rise as consumers look to control how much interruptive advertising they receive online and over social media...

By Daryn Mason 20 Jan 2017

Building a team strong enough to carry a brand to success

We know that creating a strong company culture is crucial in order to hire the right employees – and then ensure they're inspired and enabled enough to help reach your business goals...

By Harry Welby-Cooke 20 Jan 2017

Senditoo looking to conquer Africa in 2017

Senditoo, a new mobile airtime startup, has started 2017 with ambitious plans to become one of Africa's fastest growing airtime transfer services…

20 Jan 2017

Zimbabwe data prices: a frontline in anti-Mugabe protests

For opponents of Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe, internet data charges have become a key battlefront in their campaign against the regime…

20 Jan 2017

Warc predicts social video as top marketing trend for 2017

Social video shows no signs of losing its attraction for marketers who are achieving results through quality content and emotional engagement and tapping into the new possibilities offered by live video...

20 Jan 2017

Diarise National Small Business Chamber Summit in February

The National Small Business Chamber Summit, one of Africa's largest entrepreneurial events offers over 100 sessions and seminars to help entrepreneurs grow their business. It takes place on 15-16 February...

20 Jan 2017

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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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