Loeries add Facebook Challenge to Student Awards
Loeries add Facebook Challenge to Student Awards

Loeries Africa Middle East has added a new category within the Student Awards, the Facebook Challenge in partnership with Facebook. It requires students to create powerful mobile video content on behalf of The Nelson Mandela Foundation, custodian of Madiba's brand, memory and legacy of social activism.

1 hour ago

Impact on food security in Africa
Impact on food security in Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Despite the considerable opportunities trade creates in moving goods from surplus to deficit areas, the trade aspect in addressing food security and climate change in Africa seems to be largely missing.

2 hours ago

Africa's plan to revive global trade for the continent
Africa's plan to revive global trade for the continent

Since 2014, world trade has declined by more than US$3 trillion with Sub-Saharan Africa's combined exports falling by about 40% - from US$403 billion to less than US$250 billion.

3 hours ago

Cloud services from within Africa
Cloud services from within Africa

Microsoft's new investment in datacentres in Africa, will provide highly available, scalable, and secure cloud services across Africa with the option of data residency in South Africa.

18 hours ago

Incubation model helps social entrepreneurs
Incubation model helps social entrepreneurs

ACCRA, Ghana - A social incubator programme that helps social entrepreneurs scale their business models in Africa, is making an impact on the lives of over a million children across seven African countries.

19 hours ago

Victor Zastolskiy © –
How emotion affects advertising

You really have to be operating in the dark ages of marketing if you haven't cottoned on to the importance of emotion in marketing communication.

By John Laurence 19 hours ago

António Guterres.
‘Learn from and work with Africa'

To mark Africa Day today, António Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, said all of humanity will benefit by listening, learning and working with the people of Africa.

19 hours ago

Alliance Media celebrates Africa Day
Alliance Media celebrates Africa Day

On Africa Day 2017, Alliance Media has decided to showcase how they embody the African spirit by making a pledge to plant 5,000 trees across African countries.

Issued by Alliance Media 20 hours ago

#NewCampaign: Him, Her & Me
#NewCampaign: Him, Her & Me

In an attempt to make what Siemens actually does relatable to the lives it impacts on a daily basis, the diversified engineering company that works on technology from turbines and trains to smart grids and digital factories, briefed King James II with the challenging task to humanise the brand, building on the launch of the brand campaign, Ingenuity for Life.

1 day ago

#WomensMonth is not important
#WomensMonth is not important

“Women's Month is not important if it means we only pay attention to women's issues for 31 days of the year." - Moyin Oloruntoba

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 day ago

Thebe Ikalafeng, brand and reputation expert, at 2017 African Utility Week
#AUW2017: Why utilities need to build better brands

The ever-vibrant and inspirational Thebe Ikalafeng delivered one of the keynote talks at the recently concluded 2017 African Utility Week. His key message was that the utilities sector across the continent needs to start building great brands and, in turn, deliver on the promise of those brands.

By Sindy Peters 19 May 2017

Dejan Bozic © –
#Samra2017: Questions to help you uncover fake news

‘Fake news' was a hot topic at the annual Samra conference held earlier this week. I chatted to CEO Leonie Vorster about the importance of future-proofing decision-making as part of an overarching marketing strategy, especially in the current media climate of fake news.

By Leigh Andrews 19 May 2017

Media called on to report on ravages of famine
Media called on to report on ravages of famine

The World Council of Churches has penned an open letter to the media, calling on journalists to report on the famine currently ravaging parts of Africa.

19 May 2017