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Africa declines in travel freedom index
Africa declines in travel freedom index

Of all the continents, Africa suffers the most dramatic decline in travel freedom, according to the 2017 Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index...

3 days ago

Madeleine Berre
Africa's women in business challenge status quo

Even though women make up a little over half of Africa's growing population, they have had little involvement in power and strategic decision-making...

3 days ago

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A little less conversation, a little more action

Why an integrated data platform is the key to aligning marketing, sales and service...

By Michael Bornheim 2 days ago

Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers
Free Wi-Fi brings marketing returns for retailers

Free Wi-Fi is more than just keeping clients longer at a coffee shop or charging for every megabyte of usage for retailers' ISP to collect revenue...

By Prashil Gareeb 2 days ago

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i24 News partners for Africa-Israel Summit

The international news network i24 News will be the official media partner for the Africa-Israel Summit...

3 days ago

Halima Aliko Dangote
New York's Africa Center gets fundraising push

Dangote Group to launch fundraising for The Africa Center in New York City...

3 days ago

Content testing process.
How to test your content effectively

Great content that works is a real asset to any organisation. ..

By Kate Kenyon 3 days ago

Business pivotal to dealing with social inequalities in Africa
Business pivotal to dealing with social inequalities in Africa

Currently intra-Africa trade stands at a mere 12% compared with about 40% in North America and about 60% in Western Europe...

3 days ago

World Bank announces USD57bn in financing for Africa
World Bank announces USD57bn in financing for Africa

The World Bank on Sunday announced $57 billion in financing for sub-Saharan Africa over the next three fiscal years...

3 days ago

How to hack Pinterest to market your business
How to hack Pinterest to market your business

Marketing is a dense arena with many companies adopting the same stale approach. But, there is a new strategy you can implement focusing on the sleeping giant of the social media realm...

23 Mar 2017

Orange launch in Burkina Faso.
Orange launches into Burkina Faso

Orange will pursue its development in mobile financial services and 3.75G mobile internet, strengthening its position in West Africa...

23 Mar 2017

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How to adapt your marketing strategy when expanding to new regions

Globalism has both opened new doors and created new challenges for startups all over the world. Digital technology, new trade agreements, the trend towards cultural assimilation and other factors have enabled businesses to reach customers in other countries. Even the United States, which is the world's largest economy, only accounts for 17% of global GDP...

By Ryan Kh 22 Mar 2017

Image © The Observatory International.
In search of the agency model of the future

From the get go, one thing we can be certain of is that, like today, we will have multiple agency models going forward – some of which will not be agency-driven...

By John Little 22 Mar 2017

Technically not a selfie, here is Heistein in a makeshift boardroom, studying sustainable development in rural Nepal.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Pierre Heistein

This #BrandManagerMonth, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Pierre Heistein, former journalist now independent macroeconomic consultant specialising in sub-Saharan Africa…

By Leigh Andrews 22 Mar 2017

First ever Africa regional internet development dialogue
First ever Africa regional internet development dialogue

Various organisations working on internet and development across Africa will gather to identify synergies and create opportunities for coordination and collaboration...

22 Mar 2017

Plan to nurture African economies unites fractious G20
Plan to nurture African economies unites fractious G20

Ministers from the world's top economies heralded plans to boost development in Africa at the G20 gathering, making a hoped-for "Compact with Africa" a top priority for 2017...

22 Mar 2017

Amir Ben Yahmed, founder and president of the Africa CEO Forum.
Call to reinvent a new African 'business model'

Fifth Africa CEO Forum Opens in Geneva with the theme of interrogating and rethinking the African ‘business model' in order to overhaul it...

22 Mar 2017

54 Nigerian stations shut down
54 Nigerian stations shut down

The licences of 54 broadcast stations in Nigeria have been revoked over failure to pay mandatory fees, according to the Media Foundation for West Africa...

22 Mar 2017

Mangsaab © –
The five biggest advances in media and marketing today

The media world is changing more rapidly than ever before. Keep up...

By Ross Sergeant 20 Mar 2017

How direct are you?
How direct are you?

When I mention direct marketing, do you cringe and think of all those offers you receive overflowing in your postbox? Although this form of direct marketing does have a place, I'm talking about direct marketing with a bit more impact, that's far more memorable...

By Andrew MacKenzie 20 Mar 2017

Defining reputation in Africa
Defining reputation in Africa

By next year the African Reputation Index (AFI) should have a country or countries from Africa to add to the data set…

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Mar 2017

New Red Cross app to optimise services
New Red Cross app to optimise services

The Red Cross Society of Côte d'Ivoire has launched a new app to “digitise and optimise” its services to humanity…

20 Mar 2017

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Humans want human touch in customer journey, not bots

New UK research indicates that consumers value human interaction in the customer services process, with 87% reporting they tend to stay more loyal and increase their business with companies that offer a real person to talk to at the right stage of their customer journey...

20 Mar 2017

Documenting the African public transport story
Documenting the African public transport story

‘Afrikanist in Motion': The African public transport story, through the lens of Yasser Booley…

20 Mar 2017

Mozambican e-commerce startup Izyshop raising $300k
Mozambican e-commerce startup Izyshop raising $300k

Mozambican e-commerce startup Izyshop is looking to raise US$300,000 funding, to enable it to expand its product variety and service quality...

By Gabriella Mulligan 20 Mar 2017

Microsoft launches East African #Insiders4Good fellowship programme
Microsoft launches East African #Insiders4Good fellowship programme

Microsoft has launched East Africa's first #Insiders4Good fellowship programme affording entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their solutions for social challenges in communities…

20 Mar 2017

Image from Loeries® Regional Roadshow in Lagos, Nigeria.
#Loeries2017: Andrew Human's Regional Roadshow highlights

Loeries CEO Andrew Human chats about the Loeries' recent Regional Roadshow that covered Lagos and Nairobi while also sharing tips to boost your personal creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Mar 2017

.africa joins the internet
.africa joins the internet

After a long wait and a court case, the African Union has launched the .africa domain for the continent…

17 Mar 2017

InMobi, Broadbrand in strategic partnership for Africa
InMobi, Broadbrand in strategic partnership for Africa

Broadbrand, a specialist mobile marketing company and subsidiary of the Digital Solutions Group (DSG), has secured the exclusive rights to offer InMobi ad inventory in Africa…

17 Mar 2017

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