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NBA'S first game on African soil attracts big players
NBA'S first game on African soil attracts big players

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) today named Econet Global Limited, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa, NIKE Inc., South African Airways (SAA), SuperSport, and 947 as partners for NBA Africa Game 2015. The first NBA game in Africa will take place on 1 August 2015 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa.

1 Jul 2015 13:58

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, Thursday, 2 July 2015, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding chats to Lauren Durant, Director at Isilumko Activate, a national brand activations business geared to help brands grow, sell more and create better relationships with their customers by interacting with them in a more meaningful way.

1 Jul 2015 11:17

Zuku Bongo Movie awards nominees announced
Zuku Bongo Movie awards nominees announced

Zuku Bongo Movie awards represents the regions best in Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Producing and Acting. The nominations were announced at the Mini ZIFF event on Friday, 12 June in Dar es Salaam and Bagamoyo...

1 Jul 2015 10:39

MMA Africa forum part of Loeries Creative Week - proudly sponsored by Unilever - Mobile Marketing Association
MMA Africa forum part of Loeries Creative Week - proudly sponsored by Unilever

The Mobile Marketing Association "MMA" of South Africa announces a dedicated mobile marketing event, the MMA Africa Forum, as part of Loeries® Creative Week™. Proudly sponsored by Unilever, the free half-day workshop offers attendees the opportunity to learn from keynote speakers about how to successfully integrate mobile into the marketing mix.

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 1 Jul 2015 09:15

Outdoor advertising spend dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 - OAAN
Outdoor advertising spend dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 - OAAN

The total amount of outdoor advertising spend in Nigeria dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 from the N23.3bn it achieved in 2013 representing a N3.2bn decline.

By Chris Agabi 30 Jun 2015 13:35

Egypt court sets trial date for Al Jazeera journalists
Egypt court sets trial date for Al Jazeera journalists

Cairo's criminal court set the verdict date for the retrial featuring three Al Jazeera journalists to July 30, in a trial that has brought Egypt plenty of international attention.

30 Jun 2015 13:25

Facebook ignores Malawi
Facebook ignores Malawi

A decision by Facebook which has opened its first office in Africa suggests Malawi is not a conducive environment for stronger social network investment.

By Temweni Nga'mbi 30 Jun 2015 13:10

The role of communications to increase, reveals research
The role of communications to increase, reveals research

A recent report by VMA Group Africa found that the South African communications landscape is an increasingly in-sourced function, where the skills of the in house communicator are becoming crucial for service delivery...

30 Jun 2015 12:51

MOBOfree launches ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda
MOBOfree launches ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda

LAGOS, NIGERIA: MOBOfree, the African social marketplace, announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda, further strengthening its position as Africa's safest social marketplace for both buyers and sellers alike.

30 Jun 2015 12:41

BBC Pop Up heads to Kenya in July
BBC Pop Up heads to Kenya in July

Ahead of President Obama's visit to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, taking place on 25 & 26 July, BBC's travelling news bureau BBC Pop Up will be heading to Kenya.

30 Jun 2015 12:25

Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office
Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office

Based in Melrose Arch, Facebook opened its first African office to further the company's commitment to help businesses connect with people. Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, will be the company's new Head of Africa.

30 Jun 2015 07:22

SADC vows to meet 2016 DTT deadline
SADC vows to meet 2016 DTT deadline

WALVIS BAY, NAMIBIA: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries that are still using the analogue broadcasting signal are committed to migrate to digital broadcasting by June 2016...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 29 Jun 2015 09:05

Africa has never looked better
Africa has never looked better

There is no doubt that Africa is on the up-and-up. Africa has the necessary elements to be a dominant, global, economic region. Its economy is the fastest growing of any other continent, and it will soon boast the world's biggest workforce. Reports suggest this decade, it will grow to 163 million, and by 2035 will have more workers than China.

By Louise Robinson 25 Jun 2015 14:05