The Design Indaba Conference, which will be held from 21-23 February 2018, is going beyond design to create a multi-sensory event where you can hear, see, learn and experience the future of creative thinking and design activism...
23 Nov 2017
The second edition of the Design Market, a seasonal event to showcase contemporary design in Africa, will open its doors on November 4th and 5th in Accra, Ghana...
1 Nov 2017
Africa's rapid urbanisation can be a driver of industrialisation and there is an urgent need to connect policies and strategies for urban and industrial development...
25 Oct 2017
The lifespans of companies are fast becoming shorter. Uncertainty reigns. The only way to change and to shift into new spaces, is to develop strong cultures of innovation...
Gilbert Saggia 19 Oct 2017
Big brands shared the role of design in their business at Business of Design, with Adrian Morris, partner and MD at Design Partnership speaking of current the physical reboot trend responding to a changing landscape, while Brian Mtongana, head of design at Woolworths, honed in on the role of packaging in sales...
Leigh Andrews 16 Oct 2017
Read up on key insights from the first sessions of Business of Design - Mduduzi Simelane talks about how to enhance the continent's filmmakers, while trend analyst, Nicola Cooper shares a snapshot of today's African consumer. It's probably not who your brand is targeting...
Leigh Andrews 11 Oct 2017
FAO launches the regional competition of "Aquaponics design" in collaboration with Arab Women Investors Union...
8 Jul 2016
A new flower show has launched in Cape Town, South Africa, for 27-30 October 2016...
26 May 2016
IDC's Mark Walker Discusses Building Sustainable Smart Cities...
13 May 2016
Mombasa hosts stakeholders for launch of the regional leather design studio which has garnered global backing...
9 May 2016
Squad Digital, sub-Sahara Africa's leading digital advertising firm, has been recognised by Global Website Awards, Awwwards, for 'great talent and creativity'of their website
19 Aug 2015
The pan-African design and global affairs magazine, Ogojiii launches today at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa in Cape Town...
3 Jun 2015
A logo is often the first step towards developing your company's visual identity so you need to get it right... This is how you can do that...
1 Apr 2015
This year, in the second edition of its Africa Is Now project, Design Indaba traces the contours of an uprising of grassroots creative collectives on the continent...
17 Feb 2015
A brand manager's dream: Produce a TV advert showcasing the benefits of a product whilst bringing a tear to the consumer's eye and galvanising them to rush out to purchase it.
Dina Saffer-Myers 18 Mar 2014
The world is going gaga over culture, design and art from Africa, but back here on the continent we're innovating exciting solutions to uniquely African challenges. Here are my thoughts on the four biggest trends related to Africa...
Oresti Patricios 20 Jan 2014
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
Nation Media Group, reportedly East Africa's largest media house, has revamped the Daily Nation website. The revamped site was launched to bloggers at an event on Wednesday, 14 August 2013, in Nairobi.
16 Aug 2013
Loerie entries are now open, and those that get their work in by 15 April 2013; get 10% off their entry fee. The final deadline for entries is 31 May and agencies or marketers throughout Africa and the Middle East can enter their work.
4 Apr 2013
The year 2013 for most brands, especially the ones coping with saturated markets in developed countries, will be a decisive one. Incorporating Africa into their corporate brand strategy, if they haven't done so, will be the better part of valour, so to speak.
Obaika Consulting Team 31 Jan 2013
No, the concepts of "tribalism", "gamification" and "engagement" aren't a promo for the latest computer game, but are in fact the trends that will characterise the way companies and consumers interact in 2013. The branding industry is constantly developing and. while the following trends are evolutions rather than dynamic, short-term changes, we believe there are 10 areas that will define the brandscape over the next year.
HKLM Exco Team 31 Jan 2013
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.
Nandkishor Buty 30 Jan 2013
The annual Prince Claus Prize, named after the late husband of Dutch Queen Beatrix, is awarded to people who make a difference in terms of culture or development. One of the winners of the 2012 prize has been awarded to Kenyan photojournalist turned graffiti artist, Boniface Mwangi.
18 Dec 2012
20 digital journalism projects have earned US$1 million in funding and technical support as part of the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).
29 Nov 2012
The Village Market, a shopping and recreation complex in Nairobi, recently selected a Z-Card to target its loyalty shoppers and generate awareness around its Bonus Card reward programme.
14 Nov 2012