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Record number of journalists imprisoned globally

A record number of journalists remain imprisoned throughout the world for their work, the annual census by the Committee to Protect Journalists finds. In Africa, Egypt and Eritrea top the list...

3 days ago

Clickatell awarded for 3 billion SMSs across Africa

Clickatell named best SMS provider in Africa on the back of significant growth...

11 Dec 2017

Nielsen Sports expands into Africa with acquisition

Nielsen Sports has expanded its global sports business by acquiring Repucom Africa from TransAfrica Media to offer solutions to rights holders and brands across Africa...

8 Dec 2017

Marketing platform for PIDA Week to boost projects

The third Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week, which takes place in Swakopmund, Namibia, looks at a marketing platform to accelerate implementation...

2 days ago

Nigerian startup Touchabl launches picture-searching app

Port Harcourt-based startup Touchabl has launched its app, which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to enable people search and shop for items in any picture just by touching it...

12 Dec 2017

Women and Girls Startup Challenge launched

Vera Songwe launches the women and girls startup challenge to promote digital entrepreneurship...

12 Dec 2017

Cameroon detains US-Cameroonian writer over critical commentary

Cameroonian authorities detained Patrice Nganang, a Cameroonian-American academic and columnist, as he attempted to fly to Zimbabwe from Douala on December 6...

12 Dec 2017

Judges for insurance journalism awards announced

Judges for the Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards 2018 announced...

11 Dec 2017

Most watched YouTube videos in Nigeria in 2017

Last week, YouTube released its annual Rewind lists. These lists are separated by country and showcase the moments that captured the attention of YouTube users around the globe this year...

11 Dec 2017

Inclusive growth needed for Africa to achieve sustained growth

African presidents draw strong consensus for inclusive growth at Africa 2017...

11 Dec 2017

Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable

Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties...

By Gabriella Mulligan 8 Dec 2017

Sabre Awards Africa open for PR professionals

The second edition of the Sabre Awards Africa PR competition is now open for entries...

8 Dec 2017

Bloomberg's 50 most influential in 2017 includes one African

Nigerian business tycoon Aliko Dangote was the only African that made Bloomberg Media's annual global list of the 50 most influential businesspeople in 2017...

7 Dec 2017

DISCOP Dubai provides opportunities for African content producers

Sub-Saharan Africa will be the world's fastest-growing TV market over the next five years...

6 Dec 2017

A festival of African creativity launched by Absolut

Capitalising on the success of its One Source campaign, Absolut Vodka has launched a festival of African creativity in 2018...

5 Dec 2017

#BCXDisrupt2017: "Social instability will get us long before AI does."

If I had a dollar for every time I've heard someone use the words innovation or disruption in a boardroom or conference venue in the last ten years, I'd have 0.892 bitcoin. Sadly, there is an inverse correlation between the number of people who talk about innovation and disruption, and the number of people who actually innovate and disrupt...

By Mike Stopforth 5 Dec 2017

Deutsche Welle launches multimedia project for African youth

Reaching The 77 percent - Deutsche Welle launches new debate platform for young Africans...

5 Dec 2017

ATIGS 2018 and the Sustainable Development Goals

The International Trade Centre (ITC), has joined forces with the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS), to advance the event goals and objectives...

4 Dec 2017

#BestofBiz 2017: Africa Marketing & Media

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media site over the past year below...

1 day ago

Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform

Research company, Lumen proves that the actual viewing of, as opposed to potential exposure to adverts (no matter the reading platform of digital or print) leads to almost 9 times more sales...

12 Dec 2017

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