Maditla is relishing her new role as Design Indaba editor-in-chief.
#DesignIndaba2018: Telling stories about purpose-led design

To many 'Design Indaba' is simply founder Ravi Naidoo, but there's a huge team behind the scenes. Meet Neo Maditla, Design Indaba's new editor-in-chief. With her hard-news background and passion for purpose-led design, she's the tough cookie looking to make the Design Indaba website as popular as its annual Festival...

By Leigh Andrews 19 hours ago

#BestofBiz 2017: Africa Marketing & Media
#BestofBiz 2017: Africa Marketing & Media

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2017 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media site over the past year below.

22 hours ago

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Marketing platform for PIDA Week to boost projects

Namibia is hosting infrastructure development in Africa week. The main objective of the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week, is to provide a marketing platform for selected PIDA projects to accelerate their implementation.

1 day ago

Record number of journalists imprisoned globally
Record number of journalists imprisoned globally

A record number of journalists remain imprisoned throughout the world for their work, the annual census by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) finds. In Africa, Egypt and Eritrea top the list, along with Turkey and China.

2 days ago

Vera Songwe.
Women and Girls Startup Challenge launched

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - The Women and Girls Startup Challenge aims to give aspiring female entrepreneurs the opportunity to submit their projects online and to make a 10-minute presentation before a jury composed of seasoned professionals.

3 days ago

Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform
Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform

While conducting on-going, large sample studies over the past two years, London based research company Lumen has proved that the actual viewing of, as opposed to potential exposure to adverts (no matter the reading platform of digital or print) leads to almost 9 times more sales.

3 days ago

Judges for insurance journalism awards announced
Judges for insurance journalism awards announced

LAGOS, Nigeria: Leading Pan African reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc has today announced the judging panel for its third Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards.

11 Dec 2017

Inclusive growth needed for Africa to achieve sustained growth
Inclusive growth needed for Africa to achieve sustained growth

African presidents reached a strong consensus to focus on regional integration, inclusive growth and youth empowerment in order to achieve continued and sustained growth on the continent at the Africa 2017 Forum in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

11 Dec 2017

Clickatell awarded for 3 billion SMSs across Africa
Clickatell awarded for 3 billion SMSs across Africa

Over the last 12 months, Clickatell has delivered almost 3 billion messages across the African continent, achieving a 42% year-on-year growth - far ahead of the 4% projected CAGR growth for the overall A2P global messaging market (as defined by a recent study from Zion Market Research).

11 Dec 2017