Total and Worldline will support the deployment of the Guichet Unique digital solution for retail networks, in eight African countries.
9 hours ago
UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth US$10 million. In addition, Ma, planned to roll out a partnership with African universities to teach internet technology, artificial intelligence and e-commerce.
14 hours ago
Just when you've mastered the interminable functionality of your new smartphone or taught mom how to upload holiday snaps to the latest photo-sharing platform, the virtual rug is ripped out from under you and once-cool new tech is given the switcheroo for something way cooler and newer.
Desiree Gullan 17 hours ago
NP Digital, formerly known as National Positions SA, have rebranded and expanded their services and products to address the ever-evolving needs of their clients. Renowned for their expertise in all facets of search marketing, joint CEOs Maon Seidel and Richard Fyffe have geared up and built a full-service digital agency while no one was watching.
NP Digital 17 hours ago
2017 is set to be the year of wholesale adoption of marketing automation technology as consumer budgets constrict and the battle for share of wallet intensifies. Locally, economic pressures triggered by a ratings downgrade and reduced consumer spending is likely to create fierce competition among local brands and business providers.
Nick Orton, Grapevine 1 day ago
Platinum Seed recently appointed Ally Behr as design director, as part of its strategy to expand its service offering and leadership team. Behr is responsible for the conceptualisation and execution of digital touch points for clients. She has worked on a multitude of international brands in a variety of environments, from conceptualising through-the-line campaigns, to operating within specialised teams that built complex products.
Louise Marsland 1 day ago
When it comes to the promise of growth in Africa, progress has become less a question of what can be achieved - and more of a question of what can't we achieve? Our potential as a continent is a living, growing force that is difficult to ignore.
Sthe Shabangu 2 days ago
From artificial intelligence to rising data intelligence and brand safety, the IAB South Africa council heads have alerted the industry to the latest digital marketing trends for this year.
2 days ago
Fake news, false claims, invented opinions and online rumour can seriously burn your reputation. Disinformation has been used as a tactic in both politics and marketing for as long as we have had unscrupulous politicians and overly opportunistic marketers. But the rise and pervasiveness of social media has made disinformation - in the form of propaganda or fake news — a force that is capable of influencing elections and harming the bottom line of some of the strongest corporations.
Oresti Patricios 2 days ago
At the RemTECH Awards announced recently at the Global Forum on Remittances, Investment and Development in New York, mobility solutions provider, Mahindra Comviva and Zimbabwean mobile operator, Econet Wireless, jointly won the “Visionary Game Changer” category.
2 days ago
Mobile is one of biggest revolutions to come to marketing in recent years, rivaled only by digital video. Bring the two together, and you have one of the most compelling engagement tools available to businesses of all sizes. Today, people can and do watch video wherever they are - and advertisers can take advantage of this trend by making interesting content that rewards them for their time.
Nunu Ntshingila 3 days ago
The biggest trend in digital marketing gaining momentum in the local market is the shift to performance, says Stijn Smolders, CEO of Sprout Performance Media Partners and a sponsor of Bizcommunity.com's Focus on Digital Marketing 2017.
Sprout Performance Media Partners 3 days ago
ABUJA, Nigeria: A serious problem in “data user-friendliness” has been identified in Africa, according to stakeholders at the recent Africa Open Data Conference.
3 days ago