As 2013 commences, afro-pessimism seems to cede to afro-optimism. There is a global consensus: Africa is poised for a great future. What will be the impact of Africa's growth on our industry? What will be the major trends of the year? In the business world, predicting the future is a crucial exercise.
By Nandkishor Buty 30 Jan 2013 12:39
Africa is the final economic frontier and marketers are actively looking to market their brands on the continent.
By Danette Breitenbach 12 Sep 2013 14:57
Finalists in the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards have been announced by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel.
15 Jul 2013 14:47
The process of doing business in Africa can prove difficult for the uninitiated. Louise Robinson, Sales Director at Database 360, says there are few things companies should bear in mind as they expand their operations on the continent.
Issued by CG Consulting 10 Apr 2013 11:35
'Coffee shop working' may be trendy in some Western cities, but laptops with latte are not to the taste of Rwanda business people, according to Regus, the global provider of flexible workspace.
3 Apr 2013 07:43
NEWARK, US: CRM is key to any business's success, so how does one analyse the CRM needs of a midsize business to ensure that business will succeed and grow?
By Paul Anderson 2 Apr 2013 11:24
As the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire in 2015, The ONE Campaign, an international grassroots advocacy backed by more than 3 million members worldwide, is launching an initiative to make sure the world's poorest people have a say in the development of the next set of goals to eradicate extreme poverty.
31 Jan 2013 10:34
There is a need for transparency, and to tell not just one story, but many.
By Oresti Patricios 26 Sep 2013 07:10
Millward Brown has entered the next phase of its mobile research strategy across Africa and the Middle East.
Issued by Millward Brown 5 Sep 2013 23:48
Moves towards integrated reporting received a major boost on Tuesday when 100 businesses across the globe took part in a pilot programme‚ run by the International Integrated Reporting Council‚ to test and help develop the integrated reporting framework.
By Evan Pickworth 19 Jun 2013 12:23
Offering local knowledge and African expertise, Database 360 recently helped its hundredth client overcome the obstacles of breaking into African markets with accurate and up-to-date databases for businesses across the continent.
Issued by CG Consulting 17 Apr 2013 11:49
A major international company decided to focus on its database, looking at leveraging its information and breaking into new markets. However, the database was outdated and yielded very few real results, despite being only a year old.
Issued by CG Consulting 8 Apr 2013 09:51
LONDON, UK / JOHANNESBURG, SA: Turbulent times were predicted on the back end of 2012. The ANC Mangaung conference precipitated very little stormy seas other than an anti-climactic conclusion. The Mayan apocalypse materialised into nothing but an ordinary day. In fact with so many forecasts for change and a chasm of chaos, one may tend to be a bit sceptical with further predictions of change.
By *David Mattin and Saint-Francis Tohlang 8 Jan 2013 07:55
NEW YORK, US: Millward Brown, a global research agency, expert in helping companies grow great brands, has released its annual top 10 digital and media predictions, highlighting growing trends in the media sector.
7 Jan 2013 06:22
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