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Fake news and the role of the ordinary citizen

Fake news is eroding trust in the media in Africa, fuelling hate speech and leading to violence in extreme instances...

3 days ago

Defining how African businesswomen can take the lead

The 3rd Women In Africa (WIA) Initiative annual World Summit agreed that African women need to change history and tell a new story of Africa...

10 Jul 2019

AfCFTA creates optimism on the continent

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) has the potential to lift intra-African trade by more than 52%...

9 Jul 2019

Internet advertising set to account for more than 50% of global adspend by 2021

Internet advertising is set to exceed half of global adspend by 2021, although, as the internet ad market matures, growth is projected to slow from 17% to 9% a year...

8 Jul 2019

Report shows average of 800 hours spent using mobile internet this year

An average of 800 hours will be spent using mobile internet this year - that's equivalent to 33 days without sleep or pause, according to Zenith's Media Consumption Forecasts...

5 Jul 2019

Partnerships to facilitate implementation of AfCFTA

UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and TradeMark East Africa partner towards the implementation of Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)...

5 Jul 2019

Africa helping to shape the world

"Africa is not a peripheral part of the world. So, as a responsible part of the global community, Africa must be making contributions that shape the world, solving the problems of the world..."

By Kingsley Ighobor 3 Jul 2019

Global Ad Trends report reveals slowdown in social ad growth

Warc's Global Ad Trends report has found that advertising revenues among key social and messaging companies have halved over the last year as consumer trust becomes a growing issue...

2 Jul 2019

Kenyan sentiment stable

Consumer confidence remained stable at 101 for Q1'19 - a one point drop compared to the previous quarter - underpinned by declining sentiments across the board...

Issued by Nielsen 27 Jun 2019

Ghanaians keep calm and carry on

Consumer confidence remained positive in Q1'19 and unchanged from the previous quarter, at 108...

Issued by Nielsen 26 Jun 2019

Nigerians find their happy place

Consumer confidence increases by 9 points to 126 in Q1'19 - the highest level in three years...

Issued by Nielsen 25 Jun 2019

New report reveals customers want security, service and localised experiences

According to a new CMO Council's report, Reshaping Global Engagement Operations, today's customer is seeking security, service and localised experiences based on local language and culture...

25 Jun 2019

How Twitter has been used in Cameroon's Anglophone crisis

The Conversation Africa examined how various groups - including the government, Anglophone activists, media organisations and citizens - used social media to report on growing unrest in Cameroon...

By Julius T. Nganji and Lynn Cockburn 18 Jun 2019

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