On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show in 2016, host Warren Harding focused on the recently launched BizTrends 2016...
4 Feb 2016
NEWSWATCH: A South African branding company is under fire in Botswana, having been accused of plagiarising the US$7 billion brand owned by the Russian Beeline Mobile.
According to the group MD and CEO of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, Tony Elumelu, the Nigerian bank's ambition is to become the 6th largest bank in Africa by 2010, with long term plans to mature as the leading African bank.
A critical mass of countries are signing on to a plan for India to invest $1 billion in the Pan-African e-Network satellite project, a joint initiative with the Africa Union aimed at developing the region's information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure.
Pan-African music entertainment network MTV Networks Africa and oil marketer Shell have partnered to boost Africa's contemporary music industry.
The Botswana hospitality industry is one of the country's growth areas – and Compass Botswana has identified function catering and remote site catering as two further opportunities for growth.
Philip Morris International Inc. and British American Tobacco South Africa has terminated their Chesterfield licence agreement.
The Coca-Cola Company and music channel MTV base have entered into a major marketing alliance that will partner the two brands on air, on-the-ground and on pack.
The Liberty Group announces new team for Rest of Africa to drive strategic growth.
The Black Eyed Peas are about to crash onto TV screens around the world as they rock it out in the new Pepsi ad.
The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is planning to launch an international marketing campaign in “the next few weeks” to counter what chief executive officer Karikoga Kaseke has described as negative publicity on Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe's economy may be crumbling, but it's business as usual in the branding business.