Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations
Health brands use Instagram to become part of new cultural conversations

The rise of visual social sharing via platforms such as Instagram has provided brands with a new way to examine their complex relationships with people. Here's why social watching is so important and a handful of health and wellness brands using Instagram to become part of the new cultural conversations...

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 1 day ago

Pierre Branco, vice president and general manager of Southern Europe and Africa for Turner.
Cartoon Network corners kids' TV on any device

It's no secret that TV viewers have changed their consumption habits. Luckily, some broadcasters have changed with their audience and are now embracing all new digital channels.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Geneva
Digital economy to create over 3M jobs in Nigeria

GENEVA, Switzerland - A meeting of developing countries has resolved to create policies to bridge the digital divide, as it emerged that financial services within Nigeria's digital economy could add US$88 billion and create over 3 million new jobs over the next 10 years.

1 day ago

Prepaid payment solutions drive cash out of Africa's economies
Prepaid payment solutions drive cash out of Africa's economies

Mastercard and prepaid processing and payments solutions provider Global Technology Partners (GTP) signed a partnership agreement that will result in the latest prepaid solutions being made available across Africa to government institutions, financial services and corporate sector and consumers.

1 day ago

Ghana hosts filmmaker Rachel Perkins
Ghana hosts filmmaker Rachel Perkins

ACCRA, Ghana - Award-winning Australian filmmaker Rachel Perkins is in Accra this week to hold workshops and discussions on storytelling, film-making and rights and activism, with Ghanaian film producers, and students of the National Film and Television Institute and Lincoln Community School.

1 day ago

African Property Skyline magazine launched
African Property Skyline magazine launched

API Events has launched African Property Skyline magazine. The publication covers real estate investment and development on the continent.

3 days ago

Eskinder Nega
Media freedom award winners announced

The International Press Institute (IPI) has announced Ethiopia's Eskinder Nega is the IPI Press Freedom Hero and the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee is honoured as Free Media Pioneer.

3 days ago

Africa needs export diversification
Africa needs export diversification

The need for economic diversification in the continent is high, more so given that the growth cycle is at a low point, says Dr Martyn Davies, managing director: emerging markets and Africa, Deloitte Africa.

3 days ago

African startups can thrive in informal markets
African startups can thrive in informal markets

African tech startups can thrive by finding solutions that work for informal markets, yet most are continuing to ignore the opportunities in this space.

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

Somali tech accelerator supports entrepreneurs
Somali tech accelerator supports entrepreneurs

HARGEISA, Somaliland: Innovate Ventures is re-running its successful tech startup accelerator for Somali startups, The Innovate Accelerator, to support and invest in the next wave of tech startups in Somaliland and Somalia.

3 days ago

Nigeria to welcome 4G network after Airtel partners with ZTE
Nigeria to welcome 4G network after Airtel partners with ZTE

Airtel Networks Limited and ZTE have announced a strategic partnership to launch 4G (fourth generation wireless mobile telecommunications technology) in Nigeria.

3 days ago

WGSN press event in Cape Town
Four key trends of African design in 2017/18

WGSN, a London trend forecasting company for fashion and creative industries, held a recent press event in Cape Town to unveil the four key trends that will be at the forefront of African design in 2017 and 2018.

25 Apr 2017

Delivering on African Excellence 2017
Delivering on African Excellence 2017

The Corporate Communications and Public Relations sector has seen rapid development over recent years, and the new world of Communications has amplified the need for industry leaders to have global expertise with local relevance. This holds true for the ‘African Era of Communications' where customised communication approaches need to be rooted in dynamic cultures and demographics for different African countries.

Issued by Joe Public United 25 Apr 2017