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Call to enter pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards

Journalists from across Africa have until 29 February 2016 to submit their entries for the inaugural pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards.

5 Feb 2016 08:55

Rwanda gets CNBC Africa studio at new East African headquarters
Rwanda gets CNBC Africa studio at new East African headquarters

On 4 February 2016, CNBC Africa officially opened its East African headquarters and studio in Kigali, Rwanda, just ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa taking place from 11-13 May 2016 in Kigali.

5 Feb 2016 08:51

Social marketing
Social marketing

It is a type of internet marketing that uses various social media networks so that it can archive branding goals and marketing connection. It involves social sharing of videos, content and images for the purpose of marketing.

By Eric Kyalo 5 Feb 2016 08:28

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 161: A look at BizTrends 2016
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 161: A look at BizTrends 2016

On Thursday, 4 February 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) focused on the recently launched, highly anticipated annual Bizcommunity.com, BizTrends 2016.

4 Feb 2016 14:26

#DesignMonth: Fashion forward with Leah Misika
#DesignMonth: Fashion forward with Leah Misika

Leah Misika is the founder and managing director of La Mode Fashion. She's a design creative whose love for fashion and background in retail management makes for a well-balanced integration of disciplines.

By Beverley Klein 4 Feb 2016 09:35

eCommerce Africa Confex returns in February to Cape Town
eCommerce Africa Confex returns in February to Cape Town

The second eCommerce Africa Confex takes place 17 - 18 February 2016 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. With eCommerce forecasted to grow by 40% annually, the two-day conference is designed to introduce the latest trends, technologies and industry developments and to facilitate networking, education and inspiration for ecommerce leaders and peers.

4 Feb 2016 08:55

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 161: Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 161: Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016

On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show of the year on Thursday, 4 February 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding looks at the trends and opportunities affecting you in 2016. We focus on the highly anticipated annual Bizcommunity.com's BizTrends 2016.

3 Feb 2016 10:53

[21 Icons Season 3] Terry Pheto
[21 Icons Season 3] Terry Pheto

"Storytelling has the power to make people forget their reality and - whether it's film or television - for those 30 minutes or two hours, you can learn someone else's story." - Terry Pheto

3 Feb 2016 08:09

Bringing recruitment to NGOs in Africa
Bringing recruitment to NGOs in Africa

NGO Recruit Africa is a leading recruitment firm in the non-profit and development sector in Africa. Working with a wide range of clients (INGOs, NGOs, NPOs, think tanks and educational institutions), the agency aims to recruit across various sectors including education; children and youth; poverty alleviation; gender; health; and environmental conservation, to name a few.

By Beverley Klein 2 Feb 2016 11:25

Meetings Africa: A collaborative affair
Meetings Africa: A collaborative affair

It is imperative for the continent's countries to work together to secure business events. Yet in 2014 out of the 124 meetings hosted as a country only 13 were association meetings from Africa, yet there are 200 associations throughout the continent.

By Danette Breitenbach 2 Feb 2016 09:40

It's officially Design Month on Biz - Bizcommunity.com
It's officially Design Month on Biz

Traditionally February is dedicated to all things design on Biz, thanks to the wealth of inspiration we derive from our longstanding partnership with Design Indaba festival.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2016 12:32

Six tools for generating perfectly sized images for social media
Six tools for generating perfectly sized images for social media

In today's social media world, you cannot do without pictures. This is because images add beauty to the layout of your webpage and can attract friends and followers. It is, therefore, essential to upload the correct picture sizes for your different accounts. As a matter of fact, using overlapping images does not make you appear professional.

By Adeniyi Ogunfowoke 1 Feb 2016 08:53

Three reasons Nigerian fashion is taking over the world
Three reasons Nigerian fashion is taking over the world

Nigeria is popular for a lot of things and most recently, fashion is in the fore. People all over the world, including international celebrities like Chris Brown, Rihanna and Beyonce have been spotted wearing different Nigerian clothing - both traditional and contemporary. Several fashion shows have been held in New York, London, Paris and Milan featuring pieces with Nigerian influences on them.

By Nkem Ndem V 1 Feb 2016 08:36