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

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.

3 days ago

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.

3 days ago

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

ATIGS 2018 and the Sustainable Development Goals
ATIGS 2018 and the Sustainable Development Goals

The International Trade Centre (ITC), has joined forces with the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS), to advance the event goals and objectives for the 2018 event and beyond.

4 Dec 2017

The World’s Most Eligible Bachelor campaign.
APA results: Kenya's thriving advertising industry

The fastest and most affordable connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa enables Kenya to punch well above its weight in the IT sector generally. The country's advertising industry is thriving, generating twice as much revenue as in Nigeria.

4 Dec 2017

The media's role in promoting inclusive growth in Africa
The media's role in promoting inclusive growth in Africa

Recessions, geopolitical uncertainty and natural disasters - these are some of the scenarios the global community has faced in recent times. Economies have suffered the consequences thereof.

By Amrote Abdella 4 Dec 2017