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MARKETING & MEDIA

Boomplay and Sony partner on Africa content

Boomplay and Sony Music Entertainment are set to expand their footprint in Africa with new partnership...

16 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

African-influenced content at DISCOP Johannesburg

TAC Studios brings new finished series and fresh development projects amongst its content slate for DISCOP Johannesburg...

17 hours ago

RETAIL

These are Shoprite's standout suppliers for 2019

The Shoprite Group honoured its most innovative and reliable suppliers at its annual Supplier Awards this past weekend...

19 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Study examines engagement boosting on platforms

Rutgers University has released a study where researchers analysed how Google, Facebook and Instagram repeatedly change boundaries between smart visibility strategies and 'cheating the system'...

20 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

D&AD announces theme and identity for 2020 D&AD Festival

D&AD's new theme for its 2020 Festival has been announced. The theme, 'Imagine everything', encapsulates the ambition and scope of this year's event: a global festival celebrating creativity...

20 hours ago

ICT

Gartner's Top 10 data analytics trends

Traditionally, banks targeted older customers for wealth management services, assuming that this age group would be the most interested...

21 hours ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Smart cities embrace 4IR

Smart cities rely on smart grid technology that includes traditional and renewable energy sources in its mix of power supply...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa has the potential to be an economic powerhouse

Both North-South and South-South cooperation in Africa is vital as a critical part of Africa's development...

1 day ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative winners announced

The Jack Ma Foundation hosted its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale awarding $1 million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa...

1 day ago

RETAIL

6 pharmacy retail trends to watch in 2020

Global pharmaceutical sales are predicted to reach $1567.80 billion by 2023...

By Eben Esterhuizen 1 day ago

FINANCE

African infrastructure investment exceeded $100bn in 2018

Infrastructure financing in Africa Africa exceeded $100bn for the first time in 2018, but significant financing gaps still remain...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaCom: Tech skills needed to create future jobs on the 'side-hustle' continent

Up to 18 million jobs need to be created annually just to absorb the new entrants each year. This is unprecedented globally and doesn't even include the unemployed and underemployed...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

Demonising African oil & gas is not constructive for energy transition

In a 2014 article written for the Guardian newspaper this week,Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu argued for an Apartheid-style boycott on coal, oil and gas companies as a solution to fight climate change and help ensure global environmental sustainability goals...

By NJ Ayuk 1 day ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

#AfricaCom: Smartphone costs the biggest barrier to a digitally inclusive Africa

The next technological evolution is advancing at an exponential rate and by leaving out some on this journey, we allow the current societal divides and inequalities to deepen...

By Sindy Peters 15 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaCom: "Every consumer today behaves like a millennial, your business needs to catch up!"

Dion Jerling, co-founder of Connect Earth was chair of the third and final day of AfricaCom 2019's keynote sessions. He said there had been closer to 17,000 attendees than predicted 15,000 and convened a panel discussion on getting user experience (UX) right...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

How AI is helping brands manage their online reputation

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning is on the rise, but it's important to know which reputation management processes should and shouldn't be automated...

By Ashleigh Wainstein 15 Nov 2019

PROPERTY

5-point plan set for governments to address African housing finance shortage

Following the conclusion of its 35th annual conference earlier this month, the 35 active members of the African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) together agreed on a Cape Town Declaration on Housing Finance...

15 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Peace in the Horn of Africa leads to economic recovery

Horn of Africa countries launch regional initiative as peace dividend beckons, $15 billion investment on the cards...

14 Nov 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Boomerang Africa launches original songs for kids

Boomerang Africa introduces nine fun, playful and easy to remember local original tunes for kids to singalong to celebrate...

14 Nov 2019

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