Garikai Nhongo
Calls to professionalise advertising industry in Rwanda

As an entrepreneur who has had the privilege of working across Africa, I have come to respect the role that systems and structure have to play in the success of any industry or enterprise. I really believe that these form an integral part of the secret of entrepreneurial success but that's a story for another article.

By Garikai Nhongo 1 day ago

#DigitalMarketing Mid-year online asset checklist for digital marketing excellence
#DigitalMarketing Mid-year online asset checklist for digital marketing excellence

At the beginning of the year we as marketers set goals of what we want to achieve professionally and personally. This bucket list, if you will, contains new initiatives we want to tackle or plans we didn't quite get to the year before.

By Amanda Adam 1 day ago

Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund
Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

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.

2 days ago

Sthe Shabangu
Cultivating a culture of entrepreneurship in Africa

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.

By Sthe Shabangu 3 days ago

#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017
#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017

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.

3 days ago

Battle of the brands for emerging market hearts
Battle of the brands for emerging market hearts

While almost 60 percent of consumers in emerging market countries would buy a local brand over an international brand if both products were of equal price, consumers in these ‘Hotspots’ countries have the same brand preferences for cars (Toyota), fast food (McDonalds) and hotels (Hilton) as developed market consumers, reveals global market research company Synovate.

Issued by Ipsos 17 Apr 2007

365 Digital signs first Adtech client in Kenya
365 Digital signs first Adtech client in Kenya

Nairobi-based Business Daily Africa has signed an exclusive agreement with 365 Digital in Cape Town to employ the Adtech Helios IQ ad serving technology to deliver their online ad campaigns. 365’s traffic team will handle the online campaign management and implementation.

Issued by 365 Digital 16 Apr 2007

Volcano assists Airlink's expansion in Africa with new routes to paradise
Volcano assists Airlink's expansion in Africa with new routes to paradise

Airlink, true to its theme of the ‘Freedom of the African Skies’, continues to extend its reach with new African destinations and is proud to announce a new direct route from Johannesburg to Pemba, Mozambique.

Issued by Volcano 13 Apr 2007

Bizcommunity.com launches into Africa
Bizcommunity.com launches into Africa

After leading the South African business-to-business and online media in publishing daily news to the media, marketing and advertising community in South Africa, Bizcommunity.com is launching into Africa to provide our readers on the continent and advertisers with comprehensive and durable content country by country - adding to the 800 000 newsletters it already distributes monthly with SA-specific content in this industry.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 12 Mar 2007

Reuters launches daily African TV

Reuters has expanded its television coverage of Africa with the recent launch of a dedicated daily video feed, Reuters Africa Daily. The new service provides both African and global broadcasters with a variety of video news from the region.

12 Nov 2006

Ribeiro is new MD of Ogilvy Johannesburg
Ribeiro is new MD of Ogilvy Johannesburg

Julian Ribeiro is taking over the reins from outgoing MD of Ogilvy Johannesburg, Nandi Scorer, who recently announced her resignation to settle in Cape Town. Ribeiro's role is to build on the recent success of the agency, which in 2005 boasted an 82% success rate in the pitch process, and an 88% improvement in creative output over the previous year.

13 Jun 2006

African perspectives on PR education

Pioneers in the fields of public relations and communication academia gathered at an academic forum running alongside the main Federation of African PR Associations (FAPRA) conference last week to discuss the future public relations curriculum to be offered on tertiary level.

By Boitumelo Mmotlana & Mmoneng Gwebu 28 May 2006

Cinevation scoops 2006 Roger Garlick Award
Cinevation scoops 2006 Roger Garlick Award

Cinevation walked off with its third Roger Garlick Award at the Financial Mail AdFocus Awards ceremony last night, 8 May 2006. The enchanted Harry Potter experiential 'Book Store', conjured up by Marisa Torrani and Karen Bailey for Exclusive Books last year, grabbed the judges' attention and, besides being awarded an AMASA Gold Award, this entry was voted the best overall, earning Cinevation the 2006 Roger Garlick trophy.

8 May 2006

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