'Connect, Diversify, Grow' at FESPA Africa
'Connect, Diversify, Grow' at FESPA Africa

FESPA Africa and Sign Africa 2016, taking place from 7-9 September at Gallagher Convention Centre, will feature educational content and a variety of exhibitors showcasing the latest industry trends and new products geared at helping visitors expand their businesses.

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Mozambique film and music festival launches
Mozambique film and music festival launches

Mozambique's Azgo Festival will again take place in Maputo on 20-21 May. Azgo is an international arts festival and a contemporary celebration of arts and culture, bringing together a diverse program of music, film and dance, with a strong focus on artists from Mozambique and from around the continent of Africa.

2 hours ago

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Why business is slow in Kenya

The business environment is unfavourable and has slowed down productivity of Kenyan businesses. This is despite low consumer prices, which saw inflation drop to 6.45% year-on-year in March 2016, compared to a 6.84% recorded the previous month.

By Richard Mungai 2 hours ago

3D wins Best Stand
3D wins Best Stand

3D Design's build team recently headed to Gaborone, Botswana, to erect two stands at the Botswana Tertiary Education Fair, which took place between 15-18 March.

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[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 172: Y&R South Africa & Safely Home "The First Kiss" campaign
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 172: Y&R South Africa & Safely Home "The First Kiss" campaign

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 5 May 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding looks at the hard-hitting commercial for Safely Home from Y&R South Africa entitled, The First Kiss.

23 hours ago

Emojis take centre stage in TLC's new brand campaign
Emojis take centre stage in TLC's new brand campaign

This May, TLC Entertainment (DStv 135) is refreshing its on-air look, giving it "a more colourful and vibrant feel". The new look will also see a completely different logo and the introduction of emojis on air to express the brand values of the television channel.

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Food & Hospitality Africa food demonstration
Pan-African food and hospitality show launches

The doors of the only Pan-African food, drink and hospitality trade show: Food & Hospitality Africa (F&HA), incorporating Hostex and IFEA, opened this week for the first time, bringing two established and reputable expos together under one roof, and offering trading opportunities to over 300 exhibitors from 27 countries.

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Achieving Africa Agenda 2063 development goals
Achieving Africa Agenda 2063 development goals

At the Capacity Development Forum (CDF), being held in Harare from 3 - 5 May, there was general agreement for a more coordinated and strategic approach to developing capacity if Africa is to achieve the ambitious goals as defined by Agenda 2063. The 3rd CDF is being held as part of the Silver Jubilee of the African Capacity Building Foundation, one of the leading capacity building actors on the continent.

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Growth falls to 15-year low in Sub-Saharan Africa: IMF
Growth falls to 15-year low in Sub-Saharan Africa: IMF

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa fell last year to its lowest level in 15 years due to the slump in commodity prices and severe drought, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, 3 May.

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Tripoli, Libya
Tripoli cafes offer Libyans taste of normality

Weaving between tables at a seaside restaurant in Libya's capital bearing freshly baked rosemary bread, Abdelmuttaleb Twigiri shuttles between the wood-fired oven and his customers in a blur of hospitality.

1 day ago

Insights2020: Three dimensions for customer-centric growth - Millward Brown
Insights2020: Three dimensions for customer-centric growth

The digital revolution has opened businesses up to a world of possibilities that only a decade ago was considered science-fiction. By 2020 there will be more than 50 billion connected devices worldwide, that is seven devices per person. Welcome to the era of the connected consumer!

Issued by Millward Brown 1 day ago

Innovation Africa 2016: Kenyan Cabinet Secretary confirms official and exclusive patronage
Innovation Africa 2016: Kenyan Cabinet Secretary confirms official and exclusive patronage

Bringing together Africa's leading decision-makers

Issued by AfricanBrains 1 day ago

The Guardian Nigeria launches online TV platform
The Guardian Nigeria launches online TV platform

Nigeria's The Guardian newspaper, launched its online TV platform, Guardian TV this week. Guardian TV will provide exclusive video interviews, as well as up-to-the-minute videos from across the world, and will be available on virtually any device that has an internet connection, including personal computers, tablets, smartphones, and Smart TVs.

28 Apr 2016