Angola: Drilling ever deeper, hoping for the best

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.

By Louise Redvers 6 Jul 2010

Cuban press official highlights Angolan professionalism

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

Movies move into Maseru
Movies move into Maseru

Ster-Kinekor Theatres has opened its first cinema multiplex in the mountain kingdom of Lesotho, as part of the company's strategy to expand into Africa.

Issued by JCDecaux 13 Apr 2010

Digital not replacing traditional marketing - Miles Young
Digital not replacing traditional marketing - Miles Young

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.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 10 Mar 2010

Emeka Enyadike
Mobile giant makes dreams come true

Nokia's Defend Your Street (DYS) is a “street” football implementation program that connects Nigerian youth to their dreams, encourages them to focus on their goals and desires - and helps them stay at the top of their game.

By Emeka Enyadike 17 Aug 2007

Emeka Enyadike
Big Brother Africa 2 housemates unveiled

The housemates of the second edition of Big Brother Africa were unveiled to members of the press and other invited guests on Sunday, 5 August 2007, at the Bar Royal, Planet one, Maryland, Lagos.

By Emeka Enyadike 8 Aug 2007

USB-ED enhances its offering to business in Gauteng by opening a new office
USB-ED enhances its offering to business in Gauteng by opening a new office

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.

Issued by USB-ED 25 Jul 2007

SA retailers rough it out in Zim

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.

By Desmond Walters 25 Jul 2007

Zapiro zaps the competition

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

Africa's most powerful business leaders

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

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

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