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Microsoft 4Afrika, Afrilabs launch 'Collaboration Challenge'
Microsoft 4Afrika, Afrilabs launch 'Collaboration Challenge'

At this year's DEMO Africa event, Microsoft 4Afrika officially launched a new Collaboration Challenge with AfriLabs to increase knowledge sharing across the hub network in Africa and spur innovation...

29 Sep 2014 10:44

Ninth Africa in Motion Film Festival programme released
Ninth Africa in Motion Film Festival programme released

The ninth annual Africa in Motion Film Festival, themed 'Looking back, reaching forward' and taking place from 24 October-9 November, has released its 2014 programme today, Monday, 29 September, with tickets to all events now on sale.

29 Sep 2014 10:15

Mike Saunders
Authentic loyalty through brand utility

Gone are the days of promoting your brand, of talking it up as the coolest brand around so that the customer loves you. We are now in the age of the empowered consumer, and these customers are skeptical of traditional marketing tactics, all they see is a gimmick.

By Mike Saunders 29 Sep 2014 06:25

Mobile musical competition to launch in 13 African countries
Mobile musical competition to launch in 13 African countries

Bharti Airtel has partnered with Trace Music Star and global recording icon Akon to launch Airtel Trace Music Star, described as the largest mobile musical competition in Africa.

28 Sep 2014 11:04

Guidelines for marketing your business in Africa
Guidelines for marketing your business in Africa

At no time in recent years has there been as much optimism about the various opportunities for businesses in Africa. Yet, successfully marketing a brand across such a diverse continent - with over 50 countries, hundreds of languages and various cultures - is no easy task.

By Sumesh Rahavendra 27 Sep 2014 09:49

Don't forget about SMS
Don't forget about SMS

With the proliferation of BBM and Whatsapp, it's easy to imagine that instant messaging is overtaking SMS. But this perception can be halted due to one simple statistic.

By Charles Stretch 27 Sep 2014 07:50

Why the cloud makes so much sense in Africa
Why the cloud makes so much sense in Africa

With flexibility, rapid deployment and low cost, cloud computing continues to take the world by storm. These are also all very good reasons why cloud computing is ideal for those companies which are expanding into Africa (and, of course, for domestic African businesses).

By Oliver Potgieter 26 Sep 2014 14:31

CGCSA Summit 2014 speaker to give insight into African growth strategy - Consumer Goods Council of South Africa
CGCSA Summit 2014 speaker to give insight into African growth strategy

Nigeria has recently surpassed South Africa (SA) as the biggest economy in Africa in terms of Gross Domestic Products (GDP). While this status may attract foreign investors to the West African country, SA's advanced infrastructure still makes it an ideal launching pad into the rest of the continent.

Issued by Consumer Goods Council of South Africa 25 Sep 2014 14:20

AABLA Southern African nominees announced
AABLA Southern African nominees announced

The Southern African nominees for the CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards Presented By Johnnie Walker Blue Label (AABLA), has been announced. Following the success of the East African regional round, which took place in Nairobi on 20 September, the Southern African round will be the penultimate regional ceremony, with West Africa's winners to be named on 23 October.

25 Sep 2014 12:49

Webtickets branches out to Zimbabwe
Webtickets branches out to Zimbabwe

Webtickets, South African integrated online ticketing solution, has expanded business into Southern Africa due to a demand from clients.

25 Sep 2014 11:24

Social media means more than just business in Africa
Social media means more than just business in Africa

There is a reason you can access your Facebook account in Afrikaans, or Kiswahili, a language spoken across east and central Africa. There are 100 million active African users on the social network and that number is only going to go up. And Facebook, like other social media hubs, is going all out to win adherents.

By Sulaiman Philip 24 Sep 2014 09:35

Millward Brown opens in Pakistan - Millward Brown
Millward Brown opens in Pakistan

Millward Brown, a global leader in brand, media and communications research, officially opened its newest office in Karachi, Pakistan last week.

Issued by Millward Brown 23 Sep 2014 13:11

Research reveals Kenyan, Nigerian views of South Africa
Research reveals Kenyan, Nigerian views of South Africa

Perceptions of South Africa and its people can hinder or advance the country's business progress in the rest of Africa. This was one of the insights gained from Brand South Africa fieldwork and other research in Kenya and Nigeria.

By Ray Maota 23 Sep 2014 11:03