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Editor of Zim state-owned newspaper fired - reports
Editor of Zim state-owned newspaper fired - reports

HARARE: Zimbabwe's state-controlled media group, Zimpapers, has reportedly fired the editor of the weekly Sunday Mail newspaper, Edmund Kudzayi, who was arrested last year on charges of undermining President Robert Mugabe's authority.

2 Sep 2015 13:01

Mobile phones offer free books to five million Africans
Mobile phones offer free books to five million Africans

A partnership between Worldreader and Opera Software has provided five million readers in Africa access to 25,000 free digital book titles, via their mobile phones. The non-profit aims to reach 10 million readers with its digital library by the end of 2015.

2 Sep 2015 09:49



Deadline extended for ONE Africa Award
Deadline extended for ONE Africa Award

The deadline for applying for the 2015 ONE Africa Award has been extended until midnight Monday, September 7, 2015...

2 Sep 2015 09:24

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 3 September 2015, from 9-10am, when show host Warren Harding is joined by Christian Horsfall, Creative Director at NATIVE VML.

2 Sep 2015 08:05

Google introduces its new logo
Google introduces its new logo

NEWSWATCH: You may have noticed Google looks a tad different today. The search engine giant is introducing a new logo that will eventually spread across all its products...

2 Sep 2015 07:47

Attracting African talent back to the continent
Attracting African talent back to the continent

At the New York Forum Africa in Libreville, Gabon, industrialist Ivor Ichikowitz called for increased innovation to attract African talent back to the continent. The founder and chairman of Paramount Group, Africa's largest privately owned defence and aerospace manufacturer, said "Our greatest resource is our people."

1 Sep 2015 09:41

New programme for journalists
New programme for journalists

Highway Africa, Rhodes University COGTA, SALGA and SA Cities Network have formed a partnership to run a dedicated programme for journalists that focuses on local government issues...

1 Sep 2015 09:37

President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com
President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba announced the launch of Gabon FlyAfrica.com, a Pan-African low-cost airline aimed at enhancing air connectivity across Africa and reducing the cost of doing business in Africa.

31 Aug 2015 09:53

New job titles, old job descriptions
New job titles, old job descriptions

Something good happened at the Loeries this year, the introduction of the Service Design category in a 'creatives' event nogal! This is a great development as it reflects the industry that takes itself seriously, wants to be taken seriously and further entrench its strategic value in the business mix.

By Musa Msane 31 Aug 2015 08:38

Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists
Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists

An Egyptian court has handed down a three-year prison sentence at the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

31 Aug 2015 07:54

Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home
Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home

Leaving the land of your birth, to settle in another country, is never an easy process. Logistically, financially, culturally, and above all, emotionally, it's a change that sparks upheaval as well as opportunity. But harder still, is making the decision to pack up and come back home.

28 Aug 2015 12:46

David Blyth
Business growth across Africa depends on more relevant business action and communication

Relevance is a minimum requirement When looking to grow in African markets, many business owners have a vague understanding of how truly diverse and complex the continent really is. While they can appreciate this complexity on a theoretical level, many fail to uncover deep insights into these markets and therefore find practical and successful implementation of market propositions difficult. As a result, many brands miss the mark - and fail to resonate or carry any relevance with African consumers.

By David Blyth, Issued by Yellowwood Future Architects 28 Aug 2015 08:08

Top apps to help your business
Top apps to help your business

There is a mobile application for everything nowadays, from monitoring the amount of steps you take and perfecting your photos to tracking loadshedding and getting the latest news...

By Roane Swindon 27 Aug 2015 13:09