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African alliance to strengthen economic corridors

The African Corridor Management Alliance is expected to coordinate the sharing of best practices and other strategies…

2 days ago

UK and Zambia sign Energy Africa Partnership agreement

The UK and Zambia have signed an Energy Africa Partnership Agreement, announcing their commitment to accelerate the expansion of the household solar market across Zambia…

2 days ago

Kwesé TV broadcasts AMC Network's premium channel to Africa

Africa's newest pay TV network Kwesé TV will broadcast premium movie and series channel AMC, owned by AMC Networks International…

16 Feb 2017

The Style Group innovates with modern social media commerce

Nigerian contemporary lifestyle retail group, The Style Group is offering fashion, accessories and design services via modern social media commerce. In the booming social media and e-commerce market of Nigeria, its model is a hit and is reaching thousands of Nigerians eager to shop online.

2 days ago

Customer centricity and collaboration for all

First came Marketing2020, then came Insights2020. In their latest industry shakeup, Kantar Vermeer has put the wheel in motion for the formation of a local South African CMO Council. Frank van den Driest, Kantar Vermeer's chief client officer, shares how this will strengthen the local marketing industry...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

New Facebook job-hunting features challenge LinkedIn

Facebook on Wednesday, 15 February, began letting businesses in the US or Canada post jobs and take applications from jobseekers, posing a challenge to Microsoft-owned LinkedIn.

3 days ago

Lesotho government takes two radio stations off air

Four days ahead of the commemoration of the World Radio Day on 13 February 2017, the government of Lesotho cut the broadcasting signals of two local radio stations…

3 days ago

Consumer insights agency raises seed capital

Bamba, a boutique African data collection agency, raises $1.1 million USD in first seed round…

16 Feb 2017

Improving climate change resilience in Madagascar

Strengthening the adaptation and resilience of rural communities facing climate change in Madagascar…

16 Feb 2017

Fellowship programme for journalists in developing countries

Sponsored by Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists, the fellowship program is open to journalists who are native to one of the developing countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America/the Caribbean…

16 Feb 2017

Education campaign by Lesotho land administration

A brochure campaign for the Lesotho Land Administration Authority…

16 Feb 2017

Google Maps adds bucket list feature

You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app...

15 Feb 2017

$12m initiative launched to boost Gambia entrepreneurship, jobs

Projects to support entrepreneurship and job creation in the Gambia over the next four years, have been launched…

By Gabriella Mulligan 15 Feb 2017

Dangote launches 25,000 hectare rice scheme in Sokoto

By end of 2017, Dangote Rice will have 25,000 ha under rice cultivation across three sites in Northern Nigeria…

15 Feb 2017

Eight startup marketing strategies that always work

Blogger and freelance writer for yen.com.gh Lisa Griffin discusses eight marketing strategies that always work for her.

By Lisa Griffin 2 days ago

Consumers prefer companies that make them feel good about themselves

Weber Shandwick has launched a report, ‘The Company behind the Brand II: In Goodness We Trust', a global thought leadership study. A key finding is the degree to which products and services make individuals feel good or healthy, surpasses their interest in specific corporate responsibility initiatives, sometimes by wide margins.

2 days ago

Buzz and social media dominant in soft metrics in IPA Effectiveness Awards

Warc has released a comprehensive marketing effectiveness report, based on in-depth analysis and insights from the global IPA Effectiveness Awards 2016...

2 days ago

Freelancer.com identifies top 10 service businesses

The continuous growth of the gig economy and Freelancer.com's rapidly scaling global community of over 22 million users reflect an ever-increasing demand for freelancers. The site analyses the top ten service businesses...

3 days ago

Facebook launches Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge...

15 Feb 2017

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International

Facebook announces 'fake news' offensive in Germany

Social media giant Facebook announced on Sunday that it will introduce new measures to combat fake news in Germany, as Europe's largest economy and most populous nation enters an election year...

17 Jan 2017

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

Nielsen Admosphere is to conduct a robust project of cross-platform audience measurement for the Czech Association of TV Organizations (ATO) from 2018-2022...

22 Nov 2016

Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

LONDON: The BBC will launch a radio and online news service for audiences in North Korea as it seeks to expand its global reach to 500 million people by 2022, the British broadcaster said Wednesday...

17 Nov 2016

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