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Top ten global consumer trends

The market research company, Euromonitor International released a report revealing the top 10 global consumer trends for 2018.

2 hours ago

#BizTrends2018: Talking to Africa in 2018
#BizTrends2018: Talking to Africa in 2018

Africa is at an interesting and exciting crossroads in its history. The predicted ease with which globalisation would be adopted is being questioned and nationalism is rising. Yet the continent is becoming an economic, political and cultural melting pot. It is inevitable if Africa is going to truly rise.

By Mimi Kalinda 23 hours ago

#BizTrends2018: The agencies of the future will be agile
#BizTrends2018: The agencies of the future will be agile

It is so difficult nowadays to even project what is going to happen tomorrow, that I don't have 10 things that are going to happen next year! But these are my pointers for 2018.

By Karabo Denalane 23 hours ago

Ugandan government to launch social media platforms in 2018
Ugandan government to launch social media platforms in 2018

The Ugandan government is considering creating its own social media platforms. The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) revealed that it is planning to launch their own versions of popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter in 2018.

1 day ago

Wi-Fi to be seen as a "utility" in 2018, says Ruckus
Wi-Fi to be seen as a "utility" in 2018, says Ruckus

According to Gartner, artificial intelligence, immersive experiences, digital twins, event-thinking and continuous adaptive security, create a foundation for the next generation of digital business models and ecosystems will be the top strategic trends for 2018. No matter the industry, there will be significant potential for disruption as technology becomes embedded in everything in the digital business of the future and Ruckus agrees.

3 days ago

Sudan arrests journalists, confiscates papers for reporting on inflation protests
Sudan arrests journalists, confiscates papers for reporting on inflation protests

Sudanese authorities should cease harassing and arresting journalists and confiscating newspapers, and should allow journalists to report on matters of public interest without fear of reprisal, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

19 Jan 2018

African Union finally speaks out about Trump
African Union finally speaks out about Trump

The African Union's anger at United States President Donald Trump's derogatory remarks on Africa is unusual for an organisation that rarely speaks out, according to South Africa's Institute for Security Studies.

19 Jan 2018

The who, what and why of the Ugandan Knuckles meme
The who, what and why of the Ugandan Knuckles meme

The internet is an odd and confusing place, and the gaming world's latest meme is solid proof of this.

By Andy Walker 16 Jan 2018

What travel marketers need to know about Facebook's News Feed change
What travel marketers need to know about Facebook's News Feed change

In your dual role as travel marketer and Facebook consumer, the news that Facebook is going to 'clean-up' your News Feed will likely be met with a mix of joy and despair.

By Natalia Rosa 16 Jan 2018