African Property Skyline magazine launched
African Property Skyline magazine launched

API Events has launched African Property Skyline magazine. The publication covers real estate investment and development on the continent.

11 hours ago

Eskinder Nega
Media freedom award winners announced

The International Press Institute (IPI) has announced Ethiopia's Eskinder Nega is the IPI Press Freedom Hero and the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee is honoured as Free Media Pioneer.

14 hours ago

Africa needs export diversification
Africa needs export diversification

The need for economic diversification in the continent is high, more so given that the growth cycle is at a low point, says Dr Martyn Davies, managing director: emerging markets and Africa, Deloitte Africa.

14 hours ago

African startups can thrive in informal markets
African startups can thrive in informal markets

African tech startups can thrive by finding solutions that work for informal markets, yet most are continuing to ignore the opportunities in this space.

By Tom Jackson 15 hours ago

Somali tech accelerator supports entrepreneurs
Somali tech accelerator supports entrepreneurs

HARGEISA, Somaliland: Innovate Ventures is re-running its successful tech startup accelerator for Somali startups, The Innovate Accelerator, to support and invest in the next wave of tech startups in Somaliland and Somalia.

15 hours ago

Nigeria to welcome 4G network after Airtel partners with ZTE
Nigeria to welcome 4G network after Airtel partners with ZTE

Airtel Networks Limited and ZTE have announced a strategic partnership to launch 4G (fourth generation wireless mobile telecommunications technology) in Nigeria.

15 hours ago

WGSN press event in Cape Town
Four key trends of African design in 2017/18

WGSN, a London trend forecasting company for fashion and creative industries, held a recent press event in Cape Town to unveil the four key trends that will be at the forefront of African design in 2017 and 2018.

1 day ago

Delivering on African Excellence 2017
Delivering on African Excellence 2017

The Corporate Communications and Public Relations sector has seen rapid development over recent years, and the new world of Communications has amplified the need for industry leaders to have global expertise with local relevance. This holds true for the ‘African Era of Communications' where customised communication approaches need to be rooted in dynamic cultures and demographics for different African countries.

Issued by Joe Public United 1 day ago

‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'
‘Africa is where others will look for the best in new innovation'

What a difference a century makes. If we stepped back in time to a hundred years ago we'd find a primitive China; a Middle East that had yet to discover the riches of oil and most of Southeast Asia consisted of countries that were barely distinguishable from medieval societies. It was an entirely different world.

By Brett Parker 1 day ago

MTN SA, Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa
MTN SA, Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa

MTN and Huawei have partnered to bring the first LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) network in Africa. LTE LAA is an evolution of the LTE-Unlicensed mobile technology, which enables LTE to utilise unlicensed spectrum to significantly enhance network capacity.

1 day ago

Opening of Decathlon's first store in Accra
Opening of Decathlon's first store in Accra

ACCRA, Ghana - Operating in more than 50 countries worldwide, with over 1200 stores, Decathlon, a world retail leader in sports goods and equipment, has opened in Ghana.

1 day ago

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The marketer of the future

Today's traditional media is rapidly evolving towards the marketing of the future. The ‘brandscape' has changed dramatically in a short space of time and marketers are struggling to keep pace with the new environment.

By Dr. Ludi Koekemoer 19 Apr 2017

Big winner at the inaugural African SABRE Awards
Big winner at the inaugural African SABRE Awards

The inaugural African SABRE Awards have seen some big winners announced ahead of the ceremony which will be held as part of the African Public Relations Association's annual conference in Morocco on 11 May 2017. Burson-Marsteller Africa leads the pack.

19 Apr 2017