MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2018: Marketing Leadership and Innovation winner, Doug Place!

Doug Place, CMO at Nando's, is the well-deserved recipient of this year's Loeries Marketing Leadership and Innovation Award. He says the only thing to fear is being mediocre...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2018: Welcome to the hypermarket

The second speaker at the 2018 DStv Seminar of Creativity was Lethepu Matshaba, vice president of Homecare Southern Africa at Unilever SA, who spoke on the relevance of creativity in a hyper-fragmented world...

By Angie White 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

ECA launches 5 country profiles in Southern Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Southern Africa office launches Zambia Steps profile and country profiles for Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Zimbabwe...

2 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

2018 Resolution Social Venture Challenge winners announced

Fifteen teams have been selected as the winners of the 2018 Resolution Social Venture Challenge...

2 days ago

TOURISM

Exploring the world: Where do the globe's most affluent spend their holiday?

With the holiday season in full swing and affluent increasingly searching for unique experiences rather than growing their material possessions, the luxury travel market is booming. What are the travel trends among the affluent worldwide?

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2018: How brands with purpose unlock true business value

There's no denying purpose-led marketing is a hot topic at the moment, here's how your business can strive towards shared value...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Twitter Lite now available in over 45 countries

Twitter announced this week that it has expanded Twitter Lite to 21 more countries, including five countries in Africa...

3 days ago

TOURISM

International spotlight on fair and inclusive tourism shines on Cape Town

As part of Cape Town Tourism, CEO Enver Duminy has been asked to participate in the UNWTO Global Summit in Seoul, Korea in September 2018. He's been tasked with sharing on the topic of fair and inclusive tourism. Here are the points he'll be addressing, based on his own initiatives and goals...

By Enver Duminy 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ensuring all African businesses benefit from AfCFTA, Agenda 2030

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa promotes use of disruptive technology to enhance financial inclusion in Africa...

15 Aug 2018

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Sub-Saharan Africa construction sector shaken up by changes in government

Mace has released a new report providing its latest tender cost update for Sub-Saharan Africa...

15 Aug 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Residency expanded

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Residency programme goes trans-continental in 2018...

15 Aug 2018

AGRICULTURE

AfDB offers new financing opportunities for Zambia's water and agriculture sectors

AfDB's support to the agriculture sector will be private sector-led. It will support Zambia to reform its agricultural trade policies that allow for private sector participation in the export of agricultural commodities...

15 Aug 2018

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

We are guinea pigs in a worldwide experiment on microplastics

One of the main problems with plastics is that although we may only need them fleetingly - seconds in the case of microbeads in personal care products, or minutes as in plastic grocery bags - they stick around for hundreds of years...

By John Meeker 15 Aug 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Media deal to increase brand exposure for African rugby

APO Group and Kwesé Sports announce strategic alliance to promote rugby across Africa and the globe...

15 Aug 2018

TOURISM

June global passenger demand rises by 7.7%

The International Air Transport Association has announced its global passenger traffic results for June showing a demand rise of 7.8% percentage points compared to June 2017...

15 Aug 2018

TOURISM

PwC ranks Cape Town as number 1 city of opportunity in Africa

"Cape Town is a city with strong fundamentals, aspiring talent and a palpable excitement, set against a backdrop of inequality, which is borne out of the country's past but which will play a role in the city's future."

14 Aug 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

New pan-African news agency launched

African Daily Voice (ADV) will provide comprehensive coverage in text, photo, video and computer graphics of African news...

14 Aug 2018

ICT

Using IoT to solve the healthcare puzzle

Footprint Africa Business Solutions has moved from IoT development into healthcare by creating Doc-in-a-box...

13 Aug 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Watch out Trump, China is taking Africa from under your nose

Currently, the battle for supremacy on the African continent is being fought out between the leaders of Asia's two superpowers - China and India - and, for the most part, the United States is nowhere to be seen...

By David A. Andelman 13 Aug 2018

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Can sound help save a dwindling elephant population? Scientists using AI think so

Deep in the rainforest in a northern corner of the Republic of Congo, some of the most sophisticated monitoring of animal sounds on Earth is taking place...

By Jennifer Langston 13 Aug 2018

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