#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry
#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry

South Africa startup, BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

By Evan-Lee Courie 7 minutes ago

Facebook and WHO launch 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation' campaign
Facebook and WHO launch 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation' campaign

Facebook is launching a new campaign in partnership with the WHO called 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation'...

6 Apr 2021

SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlist
SA's Lukhanyo Mdingi nabs spot on 2021 LVMH Prize shortlist

Lukhanyo Mdingi is among the 20 designers from around the globe selected as semi-finalists for the 2021 LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers...

1 Apr 2021

New collective of thought leaders create pan-African agency
New collective of thought leaders create pan-African agency

A collective of thought leaders in the marketing and communications sector have joined forces to support organisations who want to support organisations who want to reach a pan-African audience as well as those organisations promoting African innovation and excellence to the world...

16 Mar 2021

All the 2021 Oscar nominations
All the 2021 Oscar nominations

The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas live from London...

16 Mar 2021

2021 Golden Globes: All the winners
2021 Golden Globes: All the winners

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 2021 Golden Globes from separate locations - the Rainbow Room in the Rockerfeller Centre in New York and the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles respectively - on 1 March...

1 Mar 2021

Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity
Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity

The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April...

26 Feb 2021

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P&G reaffirms commitment to drive gender equality in Africa

P&G announced new declarations aimed to propel gender equality across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East at its third #WeSeeEqual summit for the region...

22 Feb 2021

Jeff Bezos reshaped retail as CEO of Amazon. AP Photo/John Locher
How Bezos and Amazon changed the world

Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems...

By Venkatesh Shankar 4 Feb 2021

All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations
All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations

Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P Henson announced the nominations for the 2021 Golden Globes - as selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

4 Feb 2021

Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO
Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos is stepping down from his role as Amazon CEO, and will transition to the role of executive chair in the third quarter...

3 Feb 2021

Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named
Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named

The inaugural class of African content creators set to receive a grant from the #YouTubeBlackVoices Fund for the development of their YouTube channels have been announced...

14 Jan 2021

2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - Salesforce
2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - Salesforce

Digital sales grew around 58% during the five days leading up to Christmas, despite earlier shipping cutoffs...

13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Recalibrating for diminished growth - resolutions for 2021
#BizTrends2021: Recalibrating for diminished growth - resolutions for 2021

Despite the dissemination of vaccines in the months ahead, a larger portion of consumer spending will be impacted by recessionary conditions...

By Ailsa Wingfield 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Looking ahead at the smartphone market
#BizTrends2021: Looking ahead at the smartphone market

If 2020 has shown us anything, it's that change and disruption are a constant. The effects of the global coronavirus pandemic led to unprecedented shifts in the way we live, work, learn and transact - with a widespread move online and digital platforms...

By Michelle Wynne 6 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Energy & Mining
#BestofBiz 2020: Energy & Mining

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

14 Dec 2020

#BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare
#BestofBiz 2020: Healthcare

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Healthcare platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list

14 Dec 2020

International Tourism Film Festival Africa celebrates first official awards ceremony
International Tourism Film Festival Africa celebrates first official awards ceremony

On Friday, 27 November, the International Tourism Film Festival Africa (ITFFA) was finally able to celebrate its first official awards ceremony of The Lockdown Edition of the ITFFA 2020 at the Radisson Red Hotel, V&A Waterfront...

3 Dec 2020

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Global cyber week online sales hit record high

Salesforce data shows global online spend of $270bn...

2 Dec 2020

#BehindtheMask: Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark
#BehindtheMask: Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark

This week, we go behind the mask with Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark, Lagos, Nigeria...

By Jessica Tennant 2 Dec 2020

Realness Institute opens call for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and SA
Realness Institute opens call for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and SA

Realness Institute's Episodic Lab will be looking for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa with authentic and original stories of all genres...

30 Nov 2020

Rachel Irvine shares the highs and lows as Irvine Partners celebrates its 10th birthday
Rachel Irvine shares the highs and lows as Irvine Partners celebrates its 10th birthday

At a time when many PR agencies have retrenched, or worse, closed, Cape Town-based Irvine Partners is celebrating its 10th birthday...

By Evan-Lee Courie 25 Nov 2020

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Why harmonised retail is the future

For many industries, predicting the future during a pandemic would be difficult - if not impossible. Retail is different. Why?

By Oliver Guy 13 Nov 2020

Africa Rising International Film Festival puts spotlight on GBV, BLM and unjust systems
Africa Rising International Film Festival puts spotlight on GBV, BLM and unjust systems

The third instalment of the Africa Rising International Film Festival (ARIFF) is scheduled to take place virtually from 27-29 November 2020...

9 Nov 2020

APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020 jury announced
APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020 jury announced

PR and marketing executives from Microsoft, Facebook, Uber, YouTube, Coca-Cola, Harley-Davidson, MasterCard, LEGO and many more are among the panel of judges for the APO Group African Women in Media Award 2020...

5 Nov 2020

#Newsmaker: Producer Eddie Chitate launches Africa's newest streaming platform
#Newsmaker: Producer Eddie Chitate launches Africa's newest streaming platform

Eddie Chitate, through his production company, Brainstorm Entertainment, has launched a streaming platform called NoFTV...

By Juanita Pienaar 4 Nov 2020

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WCFA elects six new members to expand its global executive board

The World Communication Forum Association (WCFA) has elected six new members to expand its global executive board to ten members from around the world...

30 Oct 2020

D&AD announces the first of its New Blood Shots briefs
D&AD announces the first of its New Blood Shots briefs

D&AD announces the first of its New Blood Shots briefs, a series of quick-fire New Blood briefs designed to give emerging creatives a faster way to develop their portfolio, impress employers and land a paid commission or role while job opportunities are difficult to access...

30 Oct 2020

Bongiwe Neema Nouse, a copywriter at The Odd Number.
The Odd Number's Bongiwe Neema Nouse announced as 2020 Next Creative Leaders MENA/Africa Regional winner

Bongiwe Neema Nouse, a copywriter at The Odd Number in Johannesburg, has been named the MENA/Africa Regional winner in the Next Creative Leaders 2020 competition, run jointly by The One Club for Creativity and The 3% Movement...

30 Oct 2020

Watch: SA's premier fashion and textile trade fair goes virtual
Watch: SA's premier fashion and textile trade fair goes virtual

AllFashion Sourcing, the annual trade show for the apparel, textile, footwear and leather industry, will this year be hosted on a virtual platform from 3-5 November 2020...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Oct 2020

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