Implement GDPR or organisations risk losing business
Implement GDPR or organisations risk losing business

For businesses around the world, including Africa, the implementation of the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is particularly pertinent. This is because the GDPR applies not only to all states in the EU, but more especially to any companies that market goods or services to EU residents. Without GDPR-compliance, which was widely enforced on 25 May 2018, these organisations risk losing business opportunities.

9 hours ago

African media and culture honourees
African media and culture honourees

MIPAD unveils media and culture class of 2018 finalists, recognising excellence in people of African descent from over 50 countries worldwide.

13 hours ago

Durban Film Mart.
Support for African women filmmakers

CaribbeanTales and the Durban FilmMart are presenting the second year of CineFAM - Africa, an accelerator program for African women filmmakers, which encourages filmmakers to seek out co-production opportunities through the Canadian co-production film treaty.

18 hours ago

Africa's economic growth rising despite challenges
Africa's economic growth rising despite challenges

NAIROBI, Kenya - Africa's economic growth is on the rise, despite a debt increase. Several African countries have reported a rise in their GDP despite fears over increased debt according to ICAEW's (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) latest report.

1 day ago

Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space
Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space

Last year March, Truecaller announced its interest in the digital payments segment in India. Today, the company announced a strategic investment into the payment space by acquiring Chillr, India's first multi-bank payments app that is revolutionising the way people bank.

2 days ago

'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'
'It's time to invest, trade and partner with Africa'

Global business leaders will address the 2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit in Washington, D.C. next week.

3 days ago

Amal Khalifa Idris Habbani, a freelance journalist and contributor to the Sudanese news outlet Al-Taghyeer.
2018 International Press Freedom Award winners

The Committee to Protect Journalists will honour journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 International Press Freedom Awards. The journalists have faced legal action, physical attacks, threats, and arrests in retaliation for their work.

3 days ago

Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 being streamed live
Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 being streamed live

Kwesé TV will bring the Rugby Africa Gold Cup 2018 live, via streaming and its free television model, exclusively to Kwesé Free Sports, Kwesé Sports 1, the newly launched Kwesé Iflix and Facebook Live from 16 June to 18 August 2018.

3 days ago

Harnessing the evolutionary power of smart packaging in Africa
Harnessing the evolutionary power of smart packaging in Africa

For the last few years, packaging industry professionals have been curious about the future of smart packaging. Whilst barcodes and quick-response (QR) codes were once considered the "next big thing" in packaging, the acceleration of technology is transforming smart packaging that needs to fit in with the modern-day consumer purchasing habits.

15 Jun 2018

Innovation labs in Africa have doubled
Innovation labs in Africa have doubled

ALGER, Algeria - How digital transformation can drive growth and job creation across emerging economies - Africa's tech hubs are pioneering innovation across the continent.

15 Jun 2018

What Nigerian kids are searching for online
What Nigerian kids are searching for online

LAGOS, Nigeria - Kaspersky Lab's latest Parental Control report reveals what Nigerian kids are searching for online - and video content globally, comprised 17% of searches over the last months.

15 Jun 2018

B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein
B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein

Recently inducted into the ANA Business Marketing Hall of Fame, Tom Stein has been at the forefront of B2B marketing for more than three decades. As the chairman and CCO of global B2B marketing agency Stein IAS, he works closely with marketers across many B2B sectors, including technology, financial, industrial, healthcare, telecommunications and professional services.

By Jessica Tennant 15 Jun 2018