African brands are among fastest-growing globally
African brands are among fastest-growing globally

African nation brands advance in brand value, with six out of the world's 10 fastest-growing coming from the continent, according to the African Lions Roar Brand Finance Nation Brands report released last week.

20 hours ago

Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP
Digital catalogue launched by DISCOP

In response to the needs of both buyers and sellers of content from Africa and the Middle East, DISCOP Markets has launched a digital catalogue so trade in content can take place online.

23 hours ago

iflix partners with Vewd to offer entertainment across MENA
iflix partners with Vewd to offer entertainment across MENA

Vewd and iflix, the entertainment service for emerging markets, have collaborated to make iflix accessible on millions of Vewd enabled devices.

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 1 day ago

6 African startups among TIME's Genius Companies for 2018
6 African startups among TIME's Genius Companies for 2018

Six African tech startups have been named alongside the likes of Apple, Netflix and SpaceX in TIME's 50 Genius Companies for 2018 list.

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators
Empowering women in Africa as entrepreneurs, innovators

Growing women's economic empowerment in Africa is what drives Irene Ochem, founder and chief executive officer of the Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF), which holds their annual networking conference, awards and expo in Cape Town next month.

By Louise Marsland 2 days ago

#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy
#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Vincent F. Hendricks, Professor of Formal Philosophy at The University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Research data needs to be used with purpose

African statisticians were urged to take ownership of their data and use it for continent's prosperity, by doing more to explain and sell their work, to ensure their product helps African governments to make informed policies that can change communities and democracies for the better.

12 Oct 2018

#MarketingFridays: Tapping into the African consumer
#MarketingFridays: Tapping into the African consumer

In this video, Nyiko Chauke of Marketing Fridays interviews Khumo Theko of I See Africa about her role as a trends specialist and some insights into the African consumer...

12 Oct 2018

How can Africa's digital revolution be transformational?
How can Africa's digital revolution be transformational?

With more than 250 million smartphones currently in Africa, the African media landscape is rapidly shifting from traditional radio, TV and print, to new media which is primarily digital.

By Edwin Macharia and Zarina Nteta 11 Oct 2018

Dangote urges deepening of African economy through free trade
Dangote urges deepening of African economy through free trade

The key to Africa's economic growth and strength is in the development of the regional market, said Aliko Dangote, influential African business leader, at the 5th annual Financial Times African Summit.

10 Oct 2018

Matlou Tsotetsi, director, Brand Communication, presenting the certificate of AFRIMA Host Country to Ghana Minister Catherine Afeku, Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture.
Ghana to host 5th AFRIMA

The 5th All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) will be hosted by Ghana in 2018 in Accra from 21-24 November 2018, in partnership with the African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of AFRIMA.

10 Oct 2018

AI Summit launches at AfricaCom 2018
AI Summit launches at AfricaCom 2018

Artificial intelligence is already apparent in most industries: retail, oil and gas, finance, health, IT, energy, telecommunications, as well as transport, travel and tourism and media, and has the potential to reach more and do more.

10 Oct 2018

Burson Cohn & Wolfe unveils rebrand
Burson Cohn & Wolfe unveils rebrand

Earlier this year, Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe global communications agencies merged, creating BCW: Burson Cohn & Wolfe, which also has a strong network across Africa. The new global brand identity was revealed this past week.

10 Oct 2018