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Winners announced in African Persons of the Year

The African Leadership magazine Persons of the Year Awards committee has unveiled the winners for different categories, with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi emerging as the African Political Leader of the Year 2019; and African of the Year 2019, awarded to Dr Akinwumi Adesina...

2 days ago

These five trends will change business in Africa in 2020

With the World Bank forecasting economic growth in sub Saharan Africa at 3.6% for 2019-20, some of the world's fastest-growing economies are in Africa...

By Pieter Bensch 2 days ago

Experts meet to validate AfCFTA Business Index

The aim of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) index is to provide an assessment of the extent to which businesses across Africa find trading across borders in Africa challenging, and to identify the main barriers to trade...

3 days ago

AfDB launches coding centres of excellence across Africa

African Development Bank launches digital tool to help African youth learn to code...

6 Dec 2019

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

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

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

Africa should focus on industrialisation. Free trade will follow

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development argues that the phase of transition to the free trade area alone could boost intra-African trade by 33% and increase manufacturing in Africa...

By Michael E Odijie 27 Nov 2019

#AskAfrikaAhaMoment: The brand loyalty shift explained

At Ask Afrika's 'Aha moment' market research intelligence Cape Town Roadshow, MD Sarina de Beer combined insights from their latest Ask Afrika Icon Brands benchmark report to isolate the latest customer loyalty trends. Here's what your business needs to know...

By Leigh Andrews 21 Nov 2019

African multinationals bring home much more than profits

Hardly any research has been done on the impact of multinational companies that are born and bred on African soil. A recent study, provides new insights on the impact African multinationals have on their home countries...

By Danson Kimani and Geofry Areneke 20 Nov 2019

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'...

19 Nov 2019

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...

18 Nov 2019

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

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