LUANDA: While BP struggles to contain an oil spill that US government estimates indicate is now the largest ever in the Gulf of Mexico, questions are being asked about how well-prepared Africa's oil-producing countries are for a similar incident.
Louise Redvers 6 Jul 2010
LUANDA: The president of Cuban press agency, Prensa Latina, Fran Gonzales, mid last week in Luanda, highlighted the professionalism shown by Angolan journalists working for the country's media organs.
19 Apr 2010
The great mistake of today's business environment is to believe that digital can fulfil the role of marketing. It will not, Miles Young, global CEO of Ogilvy and Mather Worldwide, said yesterday, Tursday, 9 March 2010, in Johannesburg.
Issa Sikiti da Silva 10 Mar 2010
USB Executive Development Ltd (USB-ED), the executive education arm of the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB), celebrated the official opening of its new offices in Gauteng at a cocktail function at the Westcliff Hotel.
USB-ED 25 Jul 2007
It is business as usual for South African retailers in Zimbabwe who are keeping a positive spirit despite the economic meltdown and political uncertainty in the country. Large South African retailers, including Massmart, Edgars, OK and Pick ‘n Pay have business interests in Zimbabwe, and indicated they are not about to jump ship despite the recent spate of arrests of business executives accused of not complying with government orders to cut down prices.
Desmond Walters 25 Jul 2007
SA cartoonist who was detained by the apartheid regime – and is now being sued for defamation by a high-ranking member of SA's present ruling party – has seen off tough competition from other African cartoonists and won the Cartoonists Rights Network 2007 award for courage.
12 Jul 2007
When Business in Africa set out to list the continent's top business leaders, they assumed the exercise would be fairly straightforward. Little did they know that top talent in the continent is not as obvious to us in Africa as, say, the captains of industry in Europe and the United States...
6 Jun 2007
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.
Ipsos 17 Apr 2007
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.
365 Digital 16 Apr 2007
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.
Volcano 13 Apr 2007