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New research shows impact of employee emotions on customer experience
New research shows impact of employee emotions on customer experience

The latest Ask Afrika Orange Index provides customer service trends, insights and thought leadership based on 13 years of data, across 32 industries and 155 companies, with representative companies as well as the government sector.

4 Mar 2015 08:05

Ahmed Bulbulia
Traffic, religion and electricity... A glimpse into the Nigerian consumer

With Nigeria overtaking South Africa as Africa's largest economy, many eyes are looking at this bustling nation as a source of opportunity and a key market for business growth...

By Ahmed Bulbulia 3 Mar 2015 12:40

Danette Breitenbach
Coping under fire

Janine Lazarus, founder and owner of Janine Lazarus media consultancy was a journalist for 31 years, and has worked across the board from newspapers to radio...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 Mar 2015 11:42

GDP, population and governance data alone are not enough to predict brand success in Africa - Nielsen
GDP, population and governance data alone are not enough to predict brand success in Africa

New report from Nielsen shows hard retail data, consumer needs and behaviour, combined with macro-economic datasets, are better indicators of opportunity and success in African markets.

Issued by Nielsen 3 Mar 2015 11:26

Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral
Egyptian billionaire Sawiris promises to keep Euronews neutral

PARIS, FRANCE: Egyptian telecoms and media magnate Naguib Sawiris, who is set to take a majority stake in Euronews, pledged on Friday not to interfere in coverage by the pan-European TV news channel....

2 Mar 2015 07:35

Anton Harber
One step forwards, one back for democracy

If journalists in Zimbabwe had stood up in that country's parliament to protest against interference with their cellphone signals, they would have been laughed out of the place...

By Anton Harber 2 Mar 2015 06:14

Ian Henderson
Not love, but the right business model will bring us together

With all the successes of the Internet and globalisation, the dream was once for a global village of freely communicating, distance-trading world citizens.

By Ian Henderson 27 Feb 2015 15:22

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 124: A packed show about an event, a women's academy and research

On Thursday, 26 February 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) has packed the hour long show with four guests. We were joined via Skype by Koo Govender, VWV Group Chief Executive Officer, following the launch and graduation of 25 students from the Phakama Women's Academy.

27 Feb 2015 12:57

Media may be declared essential service
Media may be declared essential service

WINDHOEK: Namibia's media sector will undergo a review to see if it is an essential service, a special committee told a public hearing on Thursday.

27 Feb 2015 10:50

Tunisia court to rule on blogger's appeal March 3
Tunisia court to rule on blogger's appeal March 3

TUNIS - A Tunisian court said Tuesday it would rule next week on a blogger's appeal against a one-year jail sentence for defaming the military.

27 Feb 2015 09:05

Danette Breitenbach
Conversations with Africa

Last week, following the conversion from analogue to digital, Kenya's television stations closed, and not a single television commercial ran. Kenya has one of the biggest television markets on the continent.

By Danette Breitenbach 27 Feb 2015 08:06

Publicis Groupe Epic Communications
Publicis Groupe Epic Communications

PARIS, FRANCE / JOHANNESBURG-CAPE TOWN, SA: Publicis Groupe has announced today the acquisition of the South Africa-based company Epic Communications, one of SA's leading independent integrated strategic communications agencies...

26 Feb 2015 13:15

Government to train journalists in economic reporting
Government to train journalists in economic reporting

Government plans to train journalists in economic reporting to improve their data interpretation skills.

By Gladys Kamakanda 26 Feb 2015 09:15