The Women in News editors and senior journalists from Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania. Rwandan Women in News journalists will join the programme soon.
Women in News has first 2016 Africa meeting

The Women in News (WiN) initiative, an editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year in 2016.

21 Jan 2016 12:30

Laine Barnard
The story of the African consumer

Trying to define the average African consumer is near impossible. Tastes and shopping habits are unique to each country, with differences found between regions and even cities within a country.

By Laine Barnard 3 Jun 2014 08:59

Jet opens stores in Mozambique
Jet opens stores in Mozambique

Jet, reportedly the largest clothing retailer in Southern Africa with more than 321 stores across South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, has announced the opening of two new stores in Mozambique.

12 Dec 2012 10:01

Gregory Gondwe
Mutharika appoints head of merged TVM, MBC

President Bingu wa Mutharika has ended growing speculation by appointing former acting director general of the defunct Malawi Television (TVM), Bright Malopa, director general of the Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) which will now be running the state-controlled television services and two radio stations.

By Gregory Gondwe 16 Jul 2010 07:48

Zim manufacturers ramp up food production

A liquidity crunch in Zimbabwe since dollarisation has meant that cash has become the most sought after commodity in the country after food. But fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers are ensuring a massive ramp up of food production to get people's cash trickling into their coffers even when other businesses are haemorrhaging from dwindling demand.

By Dumisani Ndlela 14 Jul 2010 09:49

Leaders grapple with tone from the top - PwC
Leaders grapple with tone from the top - PwC

Setting the right tone from the top is viewed as an increasingly important leadership skill that can make or break relationships with shareholders, employees, customers and business partners.

12 Jul 2010 12:35

YouTube aims to capture 'Life in a Day'

SLOUGH, UK: LG Electronics is partnering with YouTube for the launch of the 'Life in a Day' global experiment.

By Martina Mackintosh, 9 Jul 2010 10:50

SA's Willowton Oil rebrands Zim products

South Africa's Willowton Oil has launched an advertising campaign in Zimbabwe for its rebranded products, which remain popular in the country market because of their superior packaging and low prices.

By Dumisani Ndlela 9 Jul 2010 08:00

Engen appoints Galana as exclusive Madagascar lubricants distributor
Engen appoints Galana as exclusive Madagascar lubricants distributor

Engen, the African energy company, has extended its Indian Ocean (IO) coverage with the appointment of leading regional oil company Galana as its lubricants distributor in Madagascar in an effort to use the company's strong brand leverages local knowledge and reach to contest competitive market.

8 Jul 2010 13:35

Draftfcb launches Institute of Decision Making
Draftfcb launches Institute of Decision Making

CHICAGO, US: Draftfcb, one of the world's leading marketing communications agencies, announced on 7 July 2010 further steps to enhance its ability to influence consumer behaviour by launching the Draftfcb Institute of Decision Making.

8 Jul 2010 13:06

TV's world cup, but real growth for online too
TV's world cup, but real growth for online too

TV owned the 2010 FIFA World Cup. There, I said it. While the Internet increasingly owns breaking news and the various South African news portals came up with numerous strategies for making their world cup content as engaging as possible, it could not even attempt to mimic the vibe of families, friends, even communities, gathering together in the real world in front of TV screens to follow the main matches.

By Herman Manson: @marklives 8 Jul 2010 12:45

World cup closing ceremony details
World cup closing ceremony details

The 30-minute night-time closing ceremony of the 2010 FIFA World Cup will take place at 6.30pm on Sunday, 11 July 2010, at Johannesburg's Soccer City Stadium - ahead of the final. It will be broadcast live in 215 countries to an audience in excess of 500 million viewers, according to the Local Organising Committee (LOC), and will feature 780 cast members and some of South Africa and Africa's top musicians and dancers.

7 Jul 2010 16:00

Flimsy excuses for newspapers' mistakes
Flimsy excuses for newspapers' mistakes

Throughout history, newspapers have always made mistakes but until a few years ago these were mostly spelling and grammar gremlins, juxtaposed picture captions and double-entendre headlines. But, in the past few years, newspapers have been making far more serious mistakes.

By Chris Moerdyk: @chrismoerdyk 7 Jul 2010 10:57

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