African TV seeks out local content
African TV seeks out local content

Digital migration will allow a broader spread of television content throughout Africa, the NexTV CEO conference held mid-May in Mauritius, heard.

17 hours ago

Warren Moss, founder and CEO of Demographica.
#AfricaMonth: Demographica's Warren Moss on the business of B2B marketing

Warren Moss, founder and CEO of Demographica, was the only judge from Africa in the annual BMA B2 Awards, which recognise the top performing Business to Business (B2B) marketers around the world. He shares tips for success in B2B marketing and how they're now set to empower black-owned agencies in the marketing and communication space.

By Leigh Andrews 17 hours ago

Founder, Consumer Advocacy Forum Nigeria, Sola Salako; managing director, Edelman South Africa, Jordan Rittenberry; managing director, Chain Reactions Nigeria, Israel Opayemi; and founder & chief executive officer, Proshare Nigeria Limited, Femi Awoyemi, at the presentation of 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer Annual Global Study organised by Chain Reactions Nigeria, in partnership with Edelman in Lagos.
Nigerian PR boosted

Edelman and Chain Reactions Nigeria have launched the Edelman Trust Barometer Survey Report on trust and credibility in the public relations industry.

18 hours ago

Your exclusive invitation to Cannes Lions 2017
Your exclusive invitation to Cannes Lions 2017

The 64th International Festival of Creativity may only last a week, from 17-24 June 2017 in Cannes, France, but the inspiration and value provided by the event and exclusive Biz coverage lasts a whole year.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 19 hours ago

Ethiopian journalist jailed for talking to dissident
Ethiopian journalist jailed for talking to dissident

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopian journalist Getachew Shiferaw was sentenced to 18 months in prison Friday for speaking to a dissident, capping a case that rights groups have called an assault on press freedom.

21 hours ago

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.

3 days 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.

3 days 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 days 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.

25 May 2017

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.

25 May 2017

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 25 May 2017

#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.

25 May 2017

#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 24 May 2017