Mobitainment hosting a mobile marketing qualification course with mCordis
Mobitainment hosting a mobile marketing qualification course with mCordis

Do you want to be a trailblazer in the mobile space?

Issued by Mobitainment 1 day ago

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Morocco uses business diplomacy to win friends in Africa

RABAT, Morocco - With contracts across Africa running into billions of dollars, Morocco is placing business at the heart of its strategy to win support for its re-entry into the African Union.

1 day ago

Insights2020: Connecting the dots
Insights2020: Connecting the dots

Walking down the street, I make a number of observations about the world around me: I notice how many women seem to have a bob-style haircut or the dominance of white cars on the road. Everyday each of us is bombarded with a wealth of information, constantly taking in the world around us. There has never been a greater wealth of data or information at our disposal than there is today. Yet just like my observations while walking down the street, none of this information is truly transformational. At most it is useful, and in today's world of slow growth and big data what we really need are insights that lead to action. The ability to transform a wealth of complex data into insights and ultimately turn those powerful insights into strategy is increasingly separating the winners from the losers.

By Nicki Cunliffe & Olivia Barlow, Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 2 days ago

PEDA Week
Calls for accelerated job creation in Africa

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - Africa has to provide employment opportunities for its youth if it is to harness their potential and contribute to the desired economic growth outlined in the vision of Agenda 2063.

2 days ago

First ever Africa Trade Week Opens in Addis Ababa
First ever Africa Trade Week Opens in Addis Ababa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The first ever Africa Trade Week opened in Addis Ababa this week with the Economic Commission for Africa's David Luke, urging participants to come up with solutions to unanswered questions about the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA).

2 Dec 2016

Harish Goyal, CEO of Zee Entertainment Africa
The A to Z of Zee TV with CEO Harish Goyal

Harish Goyal, CEO of Zee Entertainment Africa, shares the brand's broadcast success on the continent, explaining that marketing and programming work hand-in-hand as one can't survive without the other.

By Leigh Andrews 1 Dec 2016

Angola: new media law threatens free speech
Angola: new media law threatens free speech

Angolan President José Eduardo dos Santos should refuse to sign a new media law until parliament revises provisions restricting the right to freedom of expression, Human Rights Watch said. The law grants the government and ruling party expansive power to interfere with the work of journalists, and potentially to prevent reporting on corruption or human rights abuses.

1 Dec 2016

Burson-Marsteller Africa wins on the continent
Burson-Marsteller Africa wins on the continent

Following Burson-Marsteller Africa's African Agency Network of the Year award win at the Financial Mail AdFocus Awards on 23 November 2016, two of its branded partners, Engage Burson-Marsteller (Kenya) and Brainchild Burson-Marsteller (Uganda), walked away with top accolades at their local PR industry awards ceremonies.

1 Dec 2016

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Engen helps drive Reunion island project

In 2014 Engen Petroleum won a €960 000 tender to provide fuel to the mega construction project to build Reunion's New La Nouvelle Route du Littoral, a 12km long "highway over the sea" that will connect the island's two biggest cities - Saint Denis and La Possession - as well as the island's port and Roland Garros Airport.

30 Nov 2016

Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025
Code Week aims to train 5m African youth by 2025

NAIROBI, Kenya - SAP's ambitious goal of equipping 5 million African youth with basic coding skills by 2025 took a bold step forward following the release of the results of this year's Africa Code Week. Just less than 427,000 youth from 30 African countries completed training between 15 and 23 October, dramatically exceeding the initial participation target of 150,000 students.

30 Nov 2016