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Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home
Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home

Leaving the land of your birth, to settle in another country, is never an easy process. Logistically, financially, culturally, and above all, emotionally, it's a change that sparks upheaval as well as opportunity. But harder still, is making the decision to pack up and come back home.

28 Aug 2015 12:46

Africa's invisible sector: Caught up in complexity
Africa's invisible sector: Caught up in complexity

Having faced nasty bill shocks at month end, or struggled to get out of onerous mobile contracts, many consumers have long since made the switch to prepaid SIM cards...

By Hein Koen 28 Aug 2015 11:23



UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage
UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage

UNDP has launched a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change as well as on the opportunities and solutions seen in actions by individuals and governments alike across vulnerable developing countries worldwide.

28 Aug 2015 09:44

Influencer marketing platform set to expand in Africa
Influencer marketing platform set to expand in Africa

Influencer marketing platform, Webfluential, announced that it is investing in its growth in Africa by introducing an agency partner programme and Cape Town based office. The agency partner programme is in the process of being rolled-out to support in-country sales and logistics throughout East and West Africa.

28 Aug 2015 09:30

David Blyth
Business growth across Africa depends on more relevant business action and communication

Relevance is a minimum requirement When looking to grow in African markets, many business owners have a vague understanding of how truly diverse and complex the continent really is. While they can appreciate this complexity on a theoretical level, many fail to uncover deep insights into these markets and therefore find practical and successful implementation of market propositions difficult. As a result, many brands miss the mark - and fail to resonate or carry any relevance with African consumers.

By David Blyth, Issued by Yellowwood Future Architects 28 Aug 2015 08:08

ADvTECH Resourcing acquires 51% of CA Global Group
ADvTECH Resourcing acquires 51% of CA Global Group

ADvTECH Resourcing has acquired a majority stake in CA Global Group, including CA Global Headhunters (Pty) Ltd and Mauritius-based Africa HR Solutions Ltd.

27 Aug 2015 14:53

Top apps to help your business
Top apps to help your business

There is a mobile application for everything nowadays, from monitoring the amount of steps you take and perfecting your photos to tracking loadshedding and getting the latest news...

By Roane Swindon 27 Aug 2015 13:09

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

On Thursday, 27 August 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) was joined by Graham Plant, CEO of Effective Measure (@e_measure), who is visiting South African clients, publishers and agencies this week from Australia.

27 Aug 2015 11:40

African potential turning into real opportunities
African potential turning into real opportunities

The Africa Competitiveness Report 2015 highlights the continent's solid average growth rate of more than 5 percent over the past 15 years, indicating "impressive economic potential". According to the Report, which is produced on a biennial basis as a collaboration between the African Development Bank, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Bank Group, and the World Economic Forum, "a growing labour force and a large and emerging consumer market hold the promise of significant further growth opportunities".

27 Aug 2015 10:58

GIL Africa2015: Connectivity, convergence and collaboration
GIL Africa2015: Connectivity, convergence and collaboration

Download a one-hour HD movie in just six minutes? Connected home and work environment, as well as machine to machine communications? Yes, all in Africa in the next five years, says GIL Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Aug 2015 08:00

Nigeria to host RemitAfrica2015
Nigeria to host RemitAfrica2015

MobileMoneyAfrica will host the RemitAfrica conference in Nigeria, Africa's largest remittance nation, from 4-5 November 2015.

26 Aug 2015 12:28

Novus Holdings contributes to Africa's development
Novus Holdings contributes to Africa's development

Novus Holdings highlighted that Africa forms part of its growth strategy, as the company seeks to unlock value in sub-Saharan Africa. This is planned predominately through security printing (such as ballot papers and examination papers), as well as literacy and education products.

26 Aug 2015 12:22

[Behind the Selfie] with... Wendy Tlou
[Behind the Selfie] with... Wendy Tlou

This week, as part of our special focus on women in #WomensMonth, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Wendy Tlou, founding owner of the ChicAfrican brand...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Aug 2015 12:00