It's a mistake to rule out rural spaces and consumers, especially in Africa. Global commerce is fiercely competitive, with business leaders and investors still waking to the vast potential of Africa's burgeoning consumer market. The continent, now home to more than 1.1 billion people, will account for one-fifth of the world's population by 2025. Sub-Saharan Africa's population stood at 1.03 billion last year. What's especially significant is that well over 637 million - 61.6% - of these men, women and children live in rural areas.
Ben Leo 9 hours ago
Kicking off on Wednesday, 21 February - Friday, 23 February, the 23rd edition of the Design Indaba will see ten global graduates presenting projects that speak to the water crisis, the power of sound, social entrepreneurship and so much more.
Juanita Pienaar 14 hours ago
Thomson Reuters has announced the launch of the Thomson Reuters Eikon mobile app to give their customers in Africa access and instant connection to financial analysis.
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As noted futurologist Roy Amera observed in 2006: "We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run, and underestimate the effect in the long run."
Adam Howatson 1 day ago
The Committee to Protect Journalists called on Ethiopian authorities to drop an incitement charge against Zone 9 blogger Atnafu Berhane.
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KIGALI, Rwanda - An African Union high level panel on emerging technologies is to meet at The African Innovation Summit in Kigali, June 6-8, 2018. The High Level-APET has been constituted in recognition of the need to harness both existing and emerging technologies for the economic development of Africa.
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For a film industry enthusiast such as myself, I have never once come across a movie so intensely anticipated by folk outside of movie-going culture. I don't even think your cult classics such as the Star Wars franchise have sparked such interest in the general public across the globe.
Lerato Serumula 1 day ago
Discovery Channels is renewing its partnership with the Jozi Film Festival once again to find its next great African filmmaker. Following the success of 2017, the Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award is back for a second consecutive year, after receiving over 200 entries from all over the continent in 2017.
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GroupM, the world's leading media investment group, has appointed Federico de Nardis as CEO of GroupM, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), demonstrating the group's commitment to investing in the African continent to support growth plans of both global and regional clients.
16 Feb 2018
iflix has signed a multi-year deal with Lego, launching a dedicated channel in Africa and the Middle East. The agreement between iflix and Lego will see 122 episodes across 10 titles added to the streaming service for fans to enjoy.
16 Feb 2018
The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes news that Ethiopian journalists Eskinder Nega and Woubshet Taye are free from prison after each served nearly seven years.
15 Feb 2018
Safaricom has announced the launch of their streaming service in Kenya. Sonaga, the new all-inclusive music streaming service offers a variety of music to consumers as well as an additional platform for artists to sell their music.
14 Feb 2018