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MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaLeads: Africa is one of the most fertile regions for growth across industries

Paylater rebranded to Carbon to become a digital financial services platform, going "beyond banking", says CEO Chijioke Dozie...

By Louise Marsland 16 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2019: "No place for one-size-fits-all in truly relatable regional storytelling" - Lanre Adisa

With the year's biggest international award shows done and dusted, I chatted to the regional jurors ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is this year's Live, PR and OOH juror Lanre Adisa, also CEO/CCO of Noah's Ark Communications, Nigeria...

By Leigh Andrews 19 hours ago

RETAIL

PepsiCo eyes growth in Africa with $1.7bn Pioneer Foods acquisition

Multinational snack foods and beverage giant PepsiCo has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods Group for approximately $1.7 billion...

20 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Family farmers are needed to enhance agricultural sustainability, says FAO

"Family farmers are the ones who produce healthy foods. They can save us from the epidemic of obesity, and we need them for healthy diets."

20 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

StarTimes partners with MLW to air 'Fusion' in Africa

Major League Wrestling has recently announced it has entered into an agreement to broadcast its flagship weekly hour-long program MLW Fusion non-exclusively in Africa on StarTimes...

1 day ago

ICT

Youth population drives strong mobile subscriber growth

Sub-Saharan Africa will remain the world's fastest-growing mobile region over the coming years...

1 day ago

FINANCE

How will we regulate blockchain and cryptocurrency in Africa?

While fintech and mobile solutions for money transfers have taken off in Africa, there has been a mixed reaction thus far from governments to the use and regulation of blockchain and cryptocurrency...

2 days ago

RETAIL

Design and repair must work together to undo our legacy of waste

"Design" has been one of the big words of the twentieth century. To say that an object has been designed implies a level of specialness...

By Tom Lee, Alexandra Crosby, Clare Cooper, Jesse Adams Stein and Katherine Scardifield 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Sports as a business and a brand in Africa

Fans are choosing not to watch live football events, and instead are opting in increasing numbers for the 'intimacy' of their crystal clear digital flat TV screens, or not all, as recent attendances at AFCON showed...

By Dr Victor Oladokun 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Key questions to consider before investing in AI for marketing

AccuraCast director Jérôme Divecha offers clear advice to see if AI could help your business make the next big step forward...

By Jérôme Divecha 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Tanzanian among annual press freedom awards honourees

CPJ's annual International Press Freedom Awards and benefit dinner will honour courageous journalists from around the world...

2 days ago

LIFESTYLE

Johnny Clegg dies at 66

It has been confirmed that Jonathan (Johnny) Clegg, succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 66 on the afternoon of 16 July 2019 at his family home in Johannesburg, South Africa...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa trade fair expected to generate record investment

Over $40 billion in trade deals, participants from 55 countries expected at IATF2020...

3 days ago

HEALTHCARE

20-million children miss out on lifesaving measles, diphtheria and tetanus vaccines in 2018

Globally, since 2010, vaccination coverage with three doses of diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP3) and one dose of the measles vaccine has stalled at around 86%...

3 days ago

LEGAL

Flirting with fire: African leaders and international law

African leaders often behave in a contradictory way towards international laws, and courts. While speaking out against them, they also voluntarily submit to their scrutiny...

By Marco Bocchese 3 days ago

RETAIL

Retail in 2030: AI, IoT, big data, and omnichannel as teenagers

Will technologies like AI mean the end of human engagement and shopping in a physical retail store? Will we become completely dependent on IoT technology for shopping? Will we rely on a fridge to remind us of our shopping lists?

3 days ago

ICT

The road to marketing redemption is paved in data

Presenting at the 6th episode of the IAB Series, recently appointed DQ&A commercial director, Roan Mackintosh, explored how to use technology to gain a competitive advantage...

By Roan Mackintosh 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nominees announced for Digital Impact Awards in Africa

Organisers of the annual Digital Impact Awards Africa have released the nominees for the 6th edition of the awards...

15 Jul 2019

RETAIL

10 retail trends for 2019

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2019 will be a year of reinvention...

By Jackie Kalis 15 Jul 2019

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