The Soapbox Films team with Stein back-left.
VR and digital video storytelling as top marketing tools for 2018

Creative director and virtual reality expert Brendan Stein of Soapbox Films video production company explains how to make B2B video pop and why you need to get to the 'why' fast in your VR and video marketing, or else.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Empathy - a two-way street in customer service
Empathy - a two-way street in customer service

It's no secret that personalisation is essential in developing a successful customer experience. Central to that is getting to know all you can about your customer and using that information to drive the interaction.

By Wynand Smit 2 days ago

Leigh Andrews, editor-in-chief of marketing and media at Bizcommunity.
#BizTrends2018: Rewind from attention spam back to attention span

One of the biggest trends we're set to see this year is a plethora of marketing messages facing ever-decreasing attention from consumers. Everywhere we look, brands are vying for attention, so it takes clever planning for yours to stand out from the snowballing amount of spam.

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jan 2018

TNM await decision from potential partners
TNM await decision from potential partners

Shareholders of Telecoms Networks Malawi Limited (TNM), one of Malawi's two mobile phone companies, await a decision on the mobile service provider after it received an expression of interest from a potential strategic equity partner.

By Gregory Gondwe 5 Oct 2011

Gregory Gondwe
Old Mutual Unit Trust Company launches

BLANTYRE, MALAWI: Last week Thusday, 29 September 2011 was a special day for local investors when Old Mutual Malawi launched its new subsidiary company, Old Mutual Unit Trust Company.

By Gregory Gondwe 5 Oct 2011

Gregory Gondwe
Media defender demands damage claims from journo

Collins Mtika, the deputy president of Journalists Union of Malawi (JUMA), a body mandated to protect media practitioners, has threatened to take a journalist working for Nation Publications Limited (NPL) to court if the company does not pay him K2m in damages.

By Gregory Gondwe 5 Oct 2011

Malawi hit by counterfeit money
Malawi hit by counterfeit money

Malawi's central bank has issued a warning to the country after being severely hit by counterfeit notes of its biggest bill of 500 kwacha, a situation the Reserve Bank of Malawi (RBM) governor Dr. Perks Ligoya has described as undermining the integrity of the national currency.

By Gregory Gondwe 30 Sep 2011

Malawi: Human rights body seeks court protection from MBC
Malawi: Human rights body seeks court protection from MBC

The Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC), an umbrella of over 90 civil society organisations, has sought court protection from the state-controlled broadcaster, the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), which is said to be attacking the body and its chairperson, Undule Mwakasungula.

By Gregory Gondwe 4 Apr 2011

Mining to become main FDI source - World Bank
Mining to become main FDI source - World Bank

The World Bank has projected that minerals would become one of Malawi's main sources of foreign direct investment and generate up to 25% of export earnings in the next few years.

By Gregory Gondwe 4 Apr 2011

Court battle over repressive media law begins
Court battle over repressive media law begins

The High Court in Blantyre on Tuesday, 29 March 2011, started hearing the case where a newly enacted piece of legislation that empowers a cabinet minister to ban any publication viewed against public interest is being challenged.

By Gregory Gondwe 31 Mar 2011

Malawian cotton farmers ecstatic over high prices
Malawian cotton farmers ecstatic over high prices

LILONGWE: An ardent listener to the radio, small-scale cotton farmer Mercy Kaduya from Chikhwawa in Nsanje in southern Malawi has just heard an item during the international news segment that cotton prices have hit a record high on the international market.

By Claire Ngozo 30 Mar 2011

Gender Justice and Local Government summit in Johannesburg
Gender Justice and Local Government summit in Johannesburg

The second annual Gender Justice and Local Government summit will take place in Kopanong Hotel and Conference Centre, Benoni from 28-30 March 2011. More than 265 participants from ten Southern African countries are expected to attend the event, which showcases examples of local efforts to end gender violence and empower women across Southern Africa.

29 Mar 2011

PR Worx wins IABC African Gold Quill
PR Worx wins IABC African Gold Quill

In the media relations category of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) African Gold Quill Awards, PR Worx won for its Anglo American's CSI publicity activities. It received the highest publicity category score in Africa, after the first tier of judging, so the entry will be submitted to the second round of international adjudication in the US.

28 Mar 2011

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