Sub-Saharan middle class: R1.3tn per month and growing
Sub-Saharan middle class: R1.3tn per month and growing

Groundbreaking study on the world's fastest-growing middle class

Issued by Ipsos 8 hours ago

Fernand Cello
Madagascar targets Radio Jupiter

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns combative radio journalist Fernand Cello's arrest on seven “outrageous charges”, requests his immediate release and calls on the Madagascan authorities to stop persecuting him.

3 days ago

Shifting prospects illuminated in Nielsen's fourth Africa Prospects Indicator
Shifting prospects illuminated in Nielsen's fourth Africa Prospects Indicator

If 2016 proved to be the year of change due to the volatile nature of Africa's variable markets, then 2017 will be the year for a reshuffling of opportunities and focus. This insight stems from the latest Nielsen Africa Prospects Indicator (APi) report which delivers proprietary data, trending the country-level prospects of pan-African countries based on Macro, Business, Consumer and Retail dynamics. The latest results reveal seven of the eight markets have changed rankings with Kenya now in first place and Cote d'Ivoire second while Tanzania remains steadfast in third position. Nigeria's overall deterioration in prospects has seen it experience a significant drop.

Issued by Nielsen 18 May 2017

World first: Open Trial justice application launches in Malawi
World first: Open Trial justice application launches in Malawi

Malawi will become the first country in the world to use the Open Trial smartphone and tablet application. The application will enable Malawi's citizens to access the country's justice system at a click of a button. The first of its kind app was revealed at the recent launch held in Blantyre.

18 May 2017

Cobus van Zyl, COO (right) and Rashid Tenga, CEO, of Aggrey & Clifford.
East Africa agency named as one of world's best

Tanzanian-based agency, Aggrey & Clifford, has been recognised as one of the world's leading independent agencies in an accolade bestowed by Campaign magazine in London, in association with thenetworkone.

17 May 2017

Marketers need to deliver creative that makes a lasting impression and focus less on functional messages
Marketers need to deliver creative that makes a lasting impression and focus less on functional messages

Kantar Millward Brown research finds that just 15% of ads deliver messages that people can quickly absorb

Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 16 May 2017

New Africa wide business programme launched
New Africa wide business programme launched

A new business analysis programme is being launched by Pan Africa media content creator Orama Media Group (OMG), to unpack business trends and financial transactions across the continent.

15 May 2017