The business environment is unfavourable and has slowed down productivity of Kenyan businesses...
Food and Hospitality Africa launched this week to showcase trade opportunities into Africa...
Capacity remains the missing link in achieving development goals in Africa...
Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa fell last year to its lowest level in 15 years...
A coffee habit has returned some normalcy to Libya's street life and culture...
New Transparency International report shows MENA governments failing to stop corruption as they suppress citizens' voices...
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.
27 Jan 2014
BEIJING, CHINA: The winners of the 2013 Digital Asia Festival Awards, honouring the best in Asia Pacific's digital marketing, have been announced.
18 Nov 2013
SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.
19 Sep 2013
SAN FRANCISCO, US: The 4th edition of The Bees Awards - 1st international social media marketing awards - has announced their 2013 nominations.
21 May 2013
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Gadget lovers have flooded Apple with pre-orders and set up camp outside the company's real-world stores to get their hands on the new generation iPhone 5 set for release today. [Video]
21 Sep 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.
8 Feb 2012
NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.
9 Nov 2011
NEW YORK, US: Despite overall growth of 5.7% for the advertising industry in Q2 2011, adspend fell in nearly half the world's key markets in the second quarter of this year as economic concerns continued to impact the advertising industry, according to Nielsen's quarterly Global AdView Pulse report released recently.
20 Oct 2011
HONG KONG S.A.R.
HONG KONG: For all the talk about the increasing sophistication of smartphones can be monotonous, and the experience usually falls short of that offered by gaming consoles. Sony Ericsson and Euro RSCG wanted to provoke the idea that even idle gaming on a smartphone could be a thrilling experience.
11 Jul 2011
HONG KONG S.A.R.
HONG KONG: In Hong Kong, the infant milk formula (IMF) market primarily targets mothers with children up to three years old. This limits the target to 70 000 mothers, or 0.01% of the total population. With a 104% YOY growth in IMF advertising, competition for this segment is fierce.
29 Jun 2011
CANNES, FRANCE: A total of 28 828 entries from 90 countries (725 from SA) have been submitted to the Cannes Lions 58th International Festival of Creativity, the international annual awards for creative advertising and communications. This is the most entries in the history of the festival.
1 Jun 2011
NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org) has announced the full Advertising jury of leading creatives and educators for the ADC 90th Annual Awards, which is open for entries at www.adcawards.org. The jury includes Ivan Johnson, executive creative director, Network BBDO, Cape Town.
24 Jan 2011
SHANGHAI, CHINA: The Asian Marketing Effectiveness Festival, a joint venture between Haymarket and the International Advertising Festival, will take place 12 and 13 May at the Pudong Shangri-La hotel in Shanghai, China.
30 Nov 2010
ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.
16 Sep 2010