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Pizza Hut opens in Nigeria

Pizza Hut has continued its expansion across the African continent by opening its first restaurant in Nigeria, with two more expected by the end of the year...

1 day ago

HR & RECRUITMENT

#RecruitmentFocus: Is the future recruiter an expert marketeer armed with AI tools?

I was discussing a unique and rather exciting senior management vacancy with a candidate we'd headhunted when he blurted out the following...

By Dela Atubra 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa

Data science needs to embrace African context and work for greater good...

2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Drone piloting project reshapes Africa's agricultural productivity

Eight pilots have successfully passed their drone flight training in Tunisia following a two-week intensive training period organised by the Ministry of Agriculture of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and Busan Techno Park...

14 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Perfect pitch: Getting the brief right first

If your pitch brief does not adequately explain the "job to be done", it's time and money wasted. To get a functional brief in writing, you need to create a document that communicates enough for an agency to put their heart into getting the job...

By Johanna McDowell 14 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Viacom to expand its distribution across Africa and Europe

Viacom International Media Networks is once again expanding its distribution across Europe and Africa...

14 Dec 2018

TOURISM

How travel changed in 2018

With the end of the year comes an opportunity to review what's changed in the corporate travel space over the past 12 months...

14 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

170 million mobile wallets across Africa

Ecobank, the Pan African Bank, appoints MFS Africa as digital payment partner...

14 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ndalo Media no more, come 2019

NEWSWATCH: News has broken that Khanyi Dhlomo's Ndalo Media will shut its doors for good on 31 January 2019, with its web presence lingering until March 2019.

13 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Hundreds of jailed journalists the new norm, CPJ census finds

Turkey, China, and Egypt are responsible for jailing more than half of all journalists detained worldwide...

13 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Looking up towards 2019

Gareth Grant, business unit manager at The MediaShop says that we're looking at our smartphones every 12 minutes, but is it making us smarter?...

By Gareth Grant 13 Dec 2018

AGRICULTURE

Global action required for sustainable agriculture

"No country alone will be able to overcome all the challenges we face fully, so we must act globally. Nobody must be left behind."

13 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

How new media platforms have become powerful across Africa

Online new media platforms have become an important site for political and social engagement in Africa...

By George Ogola 13 Dec 2018

HEALTHCARE

Worsening Ebola crisis leaves UN Security Council with few options

The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is quickly becoming an international concern...

By Mark Eccleston-Turner 13 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

2019 Content trends

Dale Ferreira from Sconetent shares his top content trends for 2019...

By Dale Ferreira 13 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

UN agencies unite in support of Africa's growth agenda

Attitudes that Africa is still a "developing continent that does not know what it wants" need to change...

12 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

87% of journalists in the Middle East, Africa and Asia view the industry negatively

Journalists from 52 countries reflect on their biggest fears about their industry, their personal feelings regarding the profession and why freedom of the press must be protected...

12 Dec 2018

TOURISM

5 tips to travel more sustainably while in Africa

Africa today is not yet affected by overtourism, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't travel more sustainably...

By Martin Tvede Larsen 12 Dec 2018

ICT

Liquid Telecom receives $180m investment

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has reached an agreement with CDC Group Plc, the UK's development finance institution, to invest $180m with the company...

12 Dec 2018

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