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MARKETING & MEDIA

Live event platform for African women launches

Former CNN anchors launch Rouse, a live event platform for women of African descent...

2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Global food prices up 2.7% in November

World food prices rose significantly in November, reaching their highest point in more than two years, driven by jumps in the international prices of meat products and vegetable oils...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

New satellite extends digital broadcasting in Africa

The new Nilesat-301 geostationary communications satellite will help extend communications and direct digital broadcasting services in two new large regions of Africa, while also providing broadband Ka-band connectivity over all of Egypt...

3 days ago

HEALTHCARE

Complacency could delay the final push to eradicate polio

Great strides have been made in the global effort to eradicate polio. Reported cases of wild poliovirus have decreased by over 99% from an estimated 350,000 cases in 1988 to 33 in 2018...

By Villyen Motaze & Melinda Suchard 3 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

If you're an entrepreneur, storytelling matters

Every night, as part of the ritual of putting my two little sons to bed, I have to tell them a story...

By Dov Girnun 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

D&AD opens call for entries with key changes to better reflect industry developments

D&AD has opened the call for entries to the 2020 D&AD Awards today, with some key changes across categories to better reflect industry developments...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Effective Use of Tech shortlist announced for Warc Media Awards 2019

Warc has released the Effective Use of Tech shortlist for the Warc Media Awards 2019...

4 Dec 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

New African's list of 100 Most Influential

Business leaders dominate New African magazine's list of 100 Most Influential Africans...

4 Dec 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Tanzania consumer confidence drops to its lowest in 2019

KASI consumer confidence (KASI CCI) moved slightly in October; the index dropped 1 point to +3. There was minor movement in individual index scores. Tanzania's consumer sentiment experienced the most significant movement dropping 17 points from +2 to -15. Consumer sentiment in Nigeria is still the highest and most upbeat; while Ghana continues to underperform with the lowest CCI at -33.

4 Dec 2019

RETAIL

Lux Afrique Boutique avails luxury brands to shoppers in 54 African countries

Lux Afrique Boutique offers high-net-worth consumers in Africa the opportunity to purchase luxury products online from the region and the rest of the world...

4 Dec 2019

RETAIL

Pick n Pay trials 'pick and weigh' packaging-free zone in Cape Town

Pick n Pay is piloting a new 'pick and weigh' packaging-free zone that allows customers to purchase a wide range of products without any packaging...

4 Dec 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Documentaries explore reality of migration

Afridocs Anytime presents Migrant Stories, documentaries about the reality of migration from an African perspective...

3 Dec 2019

TOURISM

Euromonitor reveals top 100 city destinations for 2019

This year's report, covering the world's leading cities ranked by international tourist arrivals shows that 5 out of the top 10 most visited cities in 2018 are in Asia Pacific, with Hong Kong listed as the most visited city in the world, followed by Bangkok...

3 Dec 2019

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Electric cars might not yet be green, but we should buy them anyway

Our power plants may be dirty now. But unlike combustion vehicles, electric cars give us the chance to finally free ourselves from high-carbon travel...

By Ranald Boydell 3 Dec 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Social media crisis management

With the silly season upon us, what plan do you and your community managers have in place for an inevitable crisis?...

By Gosi Legoale 3 Dec 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Using data analytics and CRM to drive customer centricity and win loyalty

Sanlam Reality, the Sanlam Group's loyalty programme, was awarded Best Use of Data Analytics/CRM Application at the inaugural Loyalty Awards South Africa recently held in Cape Town...

By Jessica Tennant 3 Dec 2019

TOURISM

The long tail of business travel is wide open

In his 2006 book "The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More," Chris Anderson wrote about how the future of commerce and culture isn't in "hits", the high-volume head of a traditional demand curve, but in what used to be regarded as misses, or the infinitely long tail of that same curve...

By Jerome Touze 3 Dec 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

10 questions to ask the marketing director

Mike Broom lists some of the key requirements of having necessary, up-to-date knowledge to be able to control the company's marketing destiny with success...

By mike broom 3 Dec 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

DISCOP Joburg announces changes for 2020 edition

The eighth edition of DISCOP Johannesburg wrapped up last week with a lower attendance in comparison to last year - leading to some key changes in the 2020 edition...

2 Dec 2019

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