Judges for insurance journalism awards announced
Judges for insurance journalism awards announced

LAGOS, Nigeria: Leading Pan African reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc has today announced the judging panel for its third Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards.

17 hours ago

Inclusive growth needed for Africa to achieve sustained growth
Inclusive growth needed for Africa to achieve sustained growth

African presidents reached a strong consensus to focus on regional integration, inclusive growth and youth empowerment in order to achieve continued and sustained growth on the continent at the Africa 2017 Forum in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

21 hours ago

Clickatell awarded for 3 billion SMSs across Africa
Clickatell awarded for 3 billion SMSs across Africa

Over the last 12 months, Clickatell has delivered almost 3 billion messages across the African continent, achieving a 42% year-on-year growth - far ahead of the 4% projected CAGR growth for the overall A2P global messaging market (as defined by a recent study from Zion Market Research).

22 hours ago

Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable
Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable

Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties.

By Gabriella Mulligan 3 days ago

Three new client wins for Weathermen & Co
Three new client wins for Weathermen & Co

WINDHOEK, Namibia - Namibian advertising agency, Weathermen & Co (W&Co) is ending off the year on a high with three new client wins, namely: Pupkewitz MegaBuild, the Namibia Oncology Centre (NOC) and Wecke & Voigts.

3 days ago

Sabre Awards Africa open for PR professionals
Sabre Awards Africa open for PR professionals

GABARONE, Botswana - The second edition of the SABRE Awards Africa competition for public relations professionals on the continent, is now open for entries.

8 Dec 2017

Nielsen Sports expands into Africa with acquisition
Nielsen Sports expands into Africa with acquisition

Nielsen Sports has expanded its global sports business by acquiring Repucom Africa from TransAfrica Media to offer solutions to rights holders and brands across Africa.

8 Dec 2017

Alika Dangote featured on the Nasdaq billboard in New York.
Bloomberg's 50 most influential in 2017 includes one African

Nigerian business tycoon Aliko Dangote was the only African that made Bloomberg news media's annual global list of the 50 most influential businesspeople in 2017.

7 Dec 2017

DISCOP Dubai provides opportunities for African content producers
DISCOP Dubai provides opportunities for African content producers

Sub-Saharan Africa will be the world's fastest-growing TV market over the next five years and Africa content is taking centre stage at DISCOP Dubai at the Africa Pavilion, February 25-27, 2018.

6 Dec 2017

All the BCX Disrupt speakers. Images from
#BCXDisrupt2017: "Social instability will get us long before AI does."

If I had a dollar for every time I've heard someone use the words innovation or disruption in a boardroom or conference venue in the last ten years, I'd have 0.892 bitcoin. Sadly, there is an inverse correlation between the number of people who talk about innovation and disruption, and the number of people who actually innovate and disrupt.

By Mike Stopforth 5 Dec 2017

A festival of African creativity launched by Absolut
A festival of African creativity launched by Absolut

Taking the success of its One Source campaign one step further, Absolut Vodka has launched a festival of African creativity in 2018 with its agency Native VML.

5 Dec 2017

Deutsche Welle launches multimedia project for African youth
Deutsche Welle launches multimedia project for African youth

Reaching The 77 percent - Deutsche Welle launches new debate platform for young Africans to encourage conversations around politics and other issues that concern the youth of Africa.

5 Dec 2017