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The significant shift from aspirational to inspirational brands

The Top Million research report into South Africa's top million households in 2019 - with a combined buying power of R700 billion - looks at what drives this 'Upper Middle Class'; what they are spending on; where they have cut back; and how marketers can reach this group...?

By Louise Marsland 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

10 most censored countries

In Africa, Eritrea and Equatorial Guinea make the list of the Committee to Protect Journalists' special report on the Top 10 Most Censored Countries in the world...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Digital technologies are transforming African businesses

Digital technology has created new opportunities for businesses in sub-Saharan Africa to compete on a more equal footing, but obstacles remain...

By Elvira Bolat and Nasiru Taura 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

All the 2019 African Digital Media Awards winners

Winners of the 2019 African Digital Media Awards have been announced in Johannesburg, South Africa...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Newsmaker: How Georgie Badiel-Liberty is bringing sub-Saharan Africa's water scarcity to the forefront

International model and activist, Georgie Badiel-Liberty was recently in Cape Town to participate in the Doha Debate and talks to us about the important work she is doing through her foundation to create awareness around the world water crisis...

By Juanita Pienaar 3 days ago

RETAIL

DHL Africa eShop platform rolled out to 34 additional countries

DHL's Africa eShop platform has expanded to an additional 14 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

African Media Agency partners with USAfrica Expo

The USAfrica Business Expo will bring together small business owners, investors, diplomats and political figures from across the continent of Africa on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly...

11 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Forging an era of collaboration between Nigeria and South Africa

There are benefits to the two nations of Nigeria and South Africa coming together and working towards shared common goals...

By Nonye Mpho Omotola 11 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

GBC, Ghana Athletics Association ink IAAF deal

The Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) and the Ghana Athletics Association (GAA) have inked a deal to broadcast the 2019 IAAF World Championships...

10 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

How Uganda is using old and new laws to block activists on social media

Activists who use digital media are protected by international law and protocols that guarantee freedom of expression...

By Ronald Kakungulu-Mayambala 10 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nigerian PR industry reforms

The new leadership of the Public Relations Consultants' Association of Nigeria (PRCAN), promises reform of PR industry...

10 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talent

A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talent and African creativity with new programs...

10 Sep 2019

EDUCATION

WISE Awards for African education

Two education projects serving Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Liberia have been recognised as WISE Awards winners for their work in education...

9 Sep 2019

FINANCE

Africa's CEOs still looking for growth amid uncertainties

African business leaders are less optimistic about the strength of the global economy and their organisations' ability to grow revenues in both the short and medium term than they were a year ago...

9 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

ANA News to scale back SA operations

African News Agency plans expansion across Africa to meet growth demands, but announces downsizing in South Africa...

9 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

AFRIMA condemns xenophobia in Africa

AFRIMA says lack of education, preventable diseases, and extreme poverty are the enemies of Africa and calls for peace in the wake of an upsurge of xenophobic violence in South Africa...

9 Sep 2019

RETAIL

Global Change Award 2020: Submit your sustainable fashion innovation

H&M Foundation has opened entries for its annual innovation challenge, the Global Change Award. Dubbed the 'Nobel Prize of fashion', it aims to reduce fashion's impact on the planet...

9 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nigerian publisher charged with treason

Nigerian authorities should drop all treason charges against publisher Agba Jalingo, release him from detention, and stop using the country's state security laws to harass government critics...

9 Sep 2019

AGRICULTURE

Positioning agriculture as a key driver of Africa's growth

The potential to increase Africa's agricultural yields through the strategic use of data could place the continents' farmers at the heart of tomorrow's global economy...

9 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

African music streaming platform achieves record 1 million streams

Playfre aims to become the biggest music streaming vehicle on the continent...

9 Sep 2019

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