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Why global retail success means going very local
Why global retail success means going very local

As the Internet's reach expands worldwide, competition for retailers is flattening as it's now possible to build a personal connection with each shopper rather than compete for their wallets based purely on price. But, the real challenge is how to establish a personal connection with these foreign audiences.

By Fran├žoise Henderson 30 Mar 2015 11:28

CGMA to sponsor Africa Congress of Accountants 2015
CGMA to sponsor Africa Congress of Accountants 2015

The CGMA is a Gold sponsor of the Africa Congress of Accountants (ACOA) 2015, to be held at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre in Pailles Mauritius from 12-14 May 2015.

30 Mar 2015 09:37

Nigerian electoral commission website hacked
Nigerian electoral commission website hacked

ABUJA, NIGERIA: Nigeria's electoral commission admitted on Saturday that its website had been hacked, as the country's crucial presidential and parliamentary elections were hit by technical problems...

30 Mar 2015 09:23

Gojimo goes global, first UK, then US, now SA
Gojimo goes global, first UK, then US, now SA

George Burgess, titled one of Britain's six most exciting young entrepreneurs by Forbes and called "one to watch on London's tech startup scene" by the London Evening Standard, is launching a revolutionary education app in South Africa on 2 April...

30 Mar 2015 07:00

IFEX: Drop defamation charges against author of Blood Diamonds: Corruption and Torture in Angola
IFEX: Drop defamation charges against author of Blood Diamonds: Corruption and Torture in Angola

Reporters Without Borders has joined nine other NGOs in demanding the withdrawal of criminal defamation charges against Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, who went on trial on 24 March...

30 Mar 2015 06:25

The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets
The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets

WASHINGTON DC, US: The Business-to-Business (B2B) market is different in fundamental ways from the Business-to-Consumer (B2C) sector. Typically, B2C transactions occur through an intermediary, such as a retailer or agent, while B2B refers to transactions that take place between businesses and are generally upstream from consumer transactions. This post will discuss the eight key criteria that distinguish B2B markets with implications that directly affect market research.

By Priority Metrics Group, via Ashlan Bonnell 28 Mar 2015 12:21

TCRA for developmental oriented radio content
TCRA for developmental oriented radio content

Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) Director General, Prof John Nkoma has stressed on the need for communication service providers to serve the public with content that will foster development.

By Nelly Mtema 27 Mar 2015 10:47

Algerian authorities step up harassment of print media
Algerian authorities step up harassment of print media

ALGIERS, ALGERIA: Last week saw another attempt by the president's office to intimidate the opposition media, exacerbating what has been a difficult climate for the Algerian press since President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's re-election in April 2014.

27 Mar 2015 10:21

Kenya: Omtatah wants digital migration reversed
Kenya: Omtatah wants digital migration reversed

Some 80% of Kenyan TV viewers have been denied information as a result of digital migration, activist Okiya Omtatah said yesterday.

By Peter Ng'etich 27 Mar 2015 09:43

Two Al-Jazeera journalists detained in NE Nigeria
Two Al-Jazeera journalists detained in NE Nigeria

Nigeria's military has detained two Al-Jazeera television journalists in the country's northeast, where troops have been battling Boko Haram militants.

27 Mar 2015 09:32

Zimbabwe: Reuters affiliated news agency raided
Zimbabwe: Reuters affiliated news agency raided

The Deputy Sheriff early Thursday swooped on a news agency The Source over a story that involves telecommunications giant, Econet Wireless.

27 Mar 2015 09:26

Clarkson slips a gear
Clarkson slips a gear

NEWSWATCH: The BBC has fired Jeremy Clarkson from top-rated petrol-head show, Top Gear, reports The Daily Beast ...

26 Mar 2015 06:52

Misconceptions about marketing "in Africa"
Misconceptions about marketing "in Africa"

With some of the fast-growing economies in the world on our doorstep and growth sluggish at home, more and more South African brands are getting serious about expanding "into Africa."

By Al Mackay 25 Mar 2015 10:59