Africa is a hot bed of opportunities. If you look for that opportunity you will find it, says Robyn de Villiers, vice chair of APRA and chair and CEO of Burson Cohn & Wolfe Africa...
Louise Marsland 18 May 2018
The need for accelerated social progress and purpose-driven communications is at an all-time high, especially in Africa...
Louise Marsland 14 May 2018
The following is an excerpt from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations International (CIPRI) 2017 Maggie Nally Memorial Lecture I delivered at the House of Lords, Palace of Westminster...
Robyn de Villiers 23 Apr 2018
Chairman of Weber Shandwick, Jack Leslie, tells Bizcommunity.Africa what it will take to attract multi-national investment to Africa, the final frontier for growth and expansion for business at a pan-African level...
Louise Marsland 16 Apr 2018
Catherine Grenfell, ex-5FM presenter who co-founded and manages The Eye radio station, opened this year's IAB Digital Summit sharing her experience of digital and what she predicts for the industry...
Jessica Tennant 5 Mar 2018
In the wake of the H&M debacle, Thandukwazi Gcabashe comments on the critical role PR plays in making sure marketing campaigns have gone through a reputational lens before being launched...
Thandukwazi Gcabashe 24 Jan 2018
This year is going to continue to be a tough journey for all businesses as they grapple for market share and growth during a difficult economy...
Janine Lloyd 15 Jan 2018
Emirates has launched a $15m campaign to inspire travel and promote the airline's network of global destinations. We go behind the scenes of the campaign with Boutros Boutros...
Cari Coetzee 24 Oct 2017
Bizcommunity Africa's #AfricaAchiever is Nonye Mpho Omotola, business director of Vuma Reputation Management's new Africa division, established to drive expansion on the continent...
Louise Marsland 11 Sep 2017
Thoriso Kolobe lists several challenges her PR agency faced by offering its services exclusively to SMEs...
Thoriso Kolobe 11 Aug 2017
The idea that content for social media cannot be planned and that live content can only be decided at the last minute, is an antiquated concept, writes Suzanne van Aswegen...
Suzanne van Aswegen 24 Jul 2017
The economic surge in Africa has increased the need for world-class communications across the continent and has in turn been mirrored by the increased recognition for communications campaigns executed across Africa.
Kelli Knutsen 10 May 2016
When tsunamis hit, you can't choose to avoid the wave. Some things in life are simply bigger than us all and they sweep us away with their global power and revolutionary force. The exploding digital age is creating a communication revolution far greater than you or I could have imagined.
John French 22 Oct 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
A feud that has ensued between the Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) and Professor Mathews Chikaonda, chairperson of both Telekom Networks Malawi Limited (TNM) and Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL) has exposed glaring gaps in the telecommunication industry.
Gregory Gondwe 13 Aug 2012
Global public relations and communications firm, Burson-Marsteller recently acquired a controlling stake in Johannesburg-based Arcay Communications. Founder and chairman of Arcay Burson-Marsteller, Robyn de Villiers speaks about the partnership and succeeding in Africa's PR industry.
Walter Wafula 3 Jul 2012
The Malawi chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Malawi) has asked government to consider repealing all laws that are inconsistent with the constitution and those considered as an insult to the media fraternity in Malawi.
Gregory Gondwe 4 May 2012
Cartoonists and online publishers have cried foul after the Malawi chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Malawi) announced the inclusion of five more categories for the 2012 NAMISA Annual Media Awards. The media groups said MISA-Malawi should not have left them out because they are also at the heart of media products worldwide.
Gregory Gondwe 7 Mar 2012