France Telecom (also known as Orange) is planning to exit several African markets where its "operations are weak", reports Business Daily Africa.
10 Mar 2014 10:22
This week we help a jobseeker improve his jobseeking abilities with advice on the application process, job portals to look at, and the interview stage.
By Juliette Attwell 10 Mar 2014 09:49
Regenesys and the Microsoft 4Afrika Youth Programme have announced the launch of 1,000 bursaries to be awarded to young African candidates as a part of the Microsoft 4Afrika Initiative.
10 Mar 2014 06:56
A recent article on the Harvard Business Review website caused a stir in our office. 'Three Long-Held Concepts Every Marketer Should Rethink' suggested that brand, loyalty and positioning are increasingly irrelevant in the consumer decision-making process, given the ease with which we can evaluate products based on the experiences and opinions of others.
By Nicole Velleman 10 Mar 2014 06:45
There is always one speaker at Design Indaba that you fall in love with. Not just because of their inspiring or beautiful work, but because of them. Their authenticity. Their essential humanity that comes across.
By Louise Marsland 7 Mar 2014 09:50
BizTakeoutsTV has been developed to supplement our in-depth event coverage and industry daily news opinion, to provide an entertaining bite size snapshot of the event.
7 Mar 2014 08:20
As you can imagine, SXSW Interactive attracts "digital natives" from all over the world that essentially wouldn't be able to survive without their mobile apps. Here is my list of top apps for SXSW Interactive 2014:
By Mark Schefermann 7 Mar 2014 07:52
Big data is the name that has been given to the data management phenomenon that is changing the way we live and work. As a species, we produce a staggering amount of information. For example, a modern airliner carries more lines of code than it has parts, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) produces forty TB of data per second, and even loyalty schemes run by large retailers can generate astounding quantities of data.
By Glenn Gillis 7 Mar 2014 06:54
Global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, Huawei, has opened its first store in Africa, based at Vodacom World in Midrand, Johannesburg.
6 Mar 2014 13:16
Mobile telecommunications company, MTN on Friday launched a customer service center at the South Sudan-Uganda border post in order to enhance business and improve communication activities in the region.
6 Mar 2014 09:04
As the rand weakens and the pula strengthens, so consumers in Botswana find the gap in the cost of goods between South Africa and Botswana in Woolworths grows and not in their favour.
By Gwen Watkins 5 Mar 2014 16:02
South by Southwest Interactive is one of the largest digital festivals in the world. Anyone who is in the advertising or digital industry should definitely have this event on their bucket list. This is the 21st festival and it takes place from 7-11 March in Austin, Texas. (video)
By Mark Schefermann 5 Mar 2014 10:36
Chief creative officer of Y&R South Africa, Graham Lang, has been appointed as CCO of Y&R Africa in addition to his current role.
4 Mar 2014 11:52
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