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Clarkson slips a gear
Clarkson slips a gear

NEWSWATCH: The BBC has fired Jeremy Clarkson from top-rated petrol-head show, Top Gear, reports The Daily Beast ...

26 Mar 2015 06:52

NAIROBI: Media storm over 'no-Africans after 5' ban
NAIROBI: Media storm over 'no-Africans after 5' ban

NEWSWATCH: According to The Voice in Kenya's capital Nairobi, a Chinese restaurant bans Africans after 5pm as it deems they could be a terrorism threat...

25 Mar 2015 13:02

Zimbabwe: NewsDay editor steps down
Zimbabwe: NewsDay editor steps down

NewsDay editor Nevanji Madanhire has stepped down after serving the Alpha Media Holdings publication for five years.

By Tendai Rupapa 25 Mar 2015 12:25

Misconceptions about marketing "in Africa"
Misconceptions about marketing "in Africa"

With some of the fast-growing economies in the world on our doorstep and growth sluggish at home, more and more South African brands are getting serious about expanding "into Africa."

By Al Mackay 25 Mar 2015 10:59

AB7 to support growing urban African market
AB7 to support growing urban African market

Africa's fast-growing middle-class population is moving into the cities with plenty of income to dispose of. At least 50% of Africa's population now lives in cities and traditional food markets in Africa are rapidly make way to retail stores and supermarkets.

25 Mar 2015 09:56

African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship formed by six top business schools
African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship formed by six top business schools

Six of Africa's top business schools have formed a new academic association, the African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship (AAAE), to boost entrepreneurship and job creation on the continent.

25 Mar 2015 09:38

Zambians boycott high DSTV rates using social media
Zambians boycott high DSTV rates using social media

A storm has erupted in Zambia after the Zambian DSTV subscribers launched a campaign on social media to boycott the planned rates increase by Multichoice Zambia the digital satellite TV providers. The fees will be hiked, by as much as 30% from 15 April, 2015.

25 Mar 2015 09:04

Mauritania: Call to release Mohamed Mkhaïtir, blogger sentenced to death for apostasy
Mauritania: Call to release Mohamed Mkhaïtir, blogger sentenced to death for apostasy

This statement was originally published on article19.org on 16 March 2015...

25 Mar 2015 06:36

Lagos uses beach polo to hook investors to 'Dubai of Africa'
Lagos uses beach polo to hook investors to 'Dubai of Africa'

LAGOS, NIGERIA: Porsches and Jaguars are parked in the sand while businessmen and their partners, in high heels and hats, sit in the sheltered grandstands, glass of champagne in hand.

25 Mar 2015 05:14

Does your brand have what it takes to be a hero at the bottom of the pyramid? - Knowledge Resources
Does your brand have what it takes to be a hero at the bottom of the pyramid?

Africa is an exciting and unpredictable place to be doing business. Many companies are alert to the opportunities that exist in our dynamic developing markets, but building stable brands within this volatile climate is not for sissies.

By Wendy Cochrane, Issued by Knowledge Resources 23 Mar 2015 11:45

Merck supports schistosomiasis education in Mozambique
Merck supports schistosomiasis education in Mozambique

Around 80% of Mozambicans suffer from the parasitic worm disease, more commonly known as bilharzia...

23 Mar 2015 11:20

Algerie Telecom launches Nooonbooks, an Arabic digital library
Algerie Telecom launches Nooonbooks, an Arabic digital library

ALGIERS: A new digital library "Nooonbooks" containing over 30,000 books exclusively in Arabic has been launched by Algerie Telecom (AT), announced its CEO Azouaou Mehmel on Friday...

23 Mar 2015 11:13

Getting African supply chains moving
Getting African supply chains moving

'The Pulse of Africa's Supply Chains' is the theme for this year's SAPICS 2015 conference, which will be taking place from 31 May - 2 June at Sun City. Several Africa experts have been lined up to share their insights into optimising supply chains operating on the continent.

23 Mar 2015 11:01