Self-taught, spurred on by love: Senegal's star food blogger
Self-taught, spurred on by love: Senegal's star food blogger

DAKAR, Senegal - As a girl, Karelle Vignon-Vullierme loved eating the Beninese dishes her mother cooked but never bothered following her into the kitchen to learn how to make them herself.

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Leverage digital to accelerate growth of brand equity and value
Leverage digital to accelerate growth of brand equity and value

Brand is the most powerful intangible asset. Understanding a brand's worth to the business in financial terms is therefore an essential part of managing, protecting and measuring it. Identifying exactly how the brand contributes to revenues means it can be strengthened and improved to keep the business relevant and competitive. Kantar Millward Brown research shows that more than 30 percent of shareholder value is driven by brands.

By Doreen Wang, Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 9 hours ago

The moment that... technology and snacking collided
The moment that... technology and snacking collided

The snack food industry is well versed in psychology. To be successful, a brand must know that we nibble not just to satisfy our basic hunger, but also our emotional needs. Snack food brands have historically positioned their products to predict and ‘be there' at the moment of a range of emotional states: fatigue, self-indulgence, comfort, boredom and pain.

Issued by Kantar TNS 10 hours ago

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Mobile phone powered solar electricity for Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria - More than 100 000 Nigerians are benefiting from a pioneering new solar electricity device powered by mobile phones, the Y'ello Box.

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IoT the top priority in driving digital transformation

Inmarsat, provider of global mobile satellite communications has today published findings that IoT has become the leading technology for digital transformation and it is the number one priority for 92% of organisations.

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New Forbes Woman Africa show premieres this week
New Forbes Woman Africa show premieres this week

LAGOS, Nigeria - The first episode of new Forbes Woman Africa show, ‘Against The Odds with Peace Hyde', due to air June 30, will feature Oby Ezekwesili, creator of the #BringBackOurGirls campaign.

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OMG Digital Founders: Dominic Mensah, Prince Boakye Boampong and Jesse Arhin Ghansah.
Reaching Africa's millennials through targeted digital media

ACCRA, Ghana - OMG Digital, a digital new media company that is focused on building influential media brands for millions of African millennials around the globe, have secured $1.1m seed funding from international investors.

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Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards
Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards close on 30 June 2017.

Issued by Topco Media 1 day ago

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Information overload fuels 'fake news': study

PARIS - "Fake news" has become a troubling phenomenon, allegedly used to manipulate voters and fuel a rise in global populism. In one case, it inspired a man to shoot up a Washington pizzeria.

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Game City Mall, Botswana
Identifying economic nodes in Botswana

Primedia Outdoor is helping clients identify prime advertising spots across Botswana by combining technology and research.

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#StartupStory: KapitalWise
#StartupStory: KapitalWise

KapitalWise uses predictive analytics to analyse your accounts and move extra cash towards your investment goals. In a nutshell, it delivers a digital banking experience which automates savings and investing. We hear from Lynn Chen (COO) about their mission and what they hope to gain from the Barclays Accelerator Programme.

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

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New Tafel Lite ad from Namibia Breweries

Namibia Breweries' Tafel Lite, launched in Namibia one year ago, has released a new TVC geared to attract a new generation of young, proudly Namibian, adults.

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Greg Marinovich and Zakes Mda
Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

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