Jessica Tennant interviews Peter DeBenedictis, chief marketing officer for Microsoft in the Middle East and Africa on his recent business trip to South Africa...
Jessica Tennant 5 Feb 2019
The 2018 AfricaCom Awards were announced at a colourful and festive Mardi Gras themed event in Cape Town...
15 Nov 2018
Ten countries are expected to participate in the Electronic and Video Game Festival of Abidjan (FEJA), the biggest eSport and video gaming event in Africa...
13 Sep 2018
Three African fashion designers have created 12 extraordinary outfits from vast amounts of data extracted from the cities of Nairobi, Lagos and Johannesburg...
27 Aug 2018
Kenya-based AfricanStockPhoto is a stock photography marketplace. Sitati Kituyi co-founder and CTO, talks about his entrepreneurial journey...
2 Aug 2018
The most influential people of African descent that are changing the conversation on Africa globally to that of an 'Africa Rising', have been named in Los Angeles...
3 Jul 2018
For businesses around the world, including Africa, the implementation of the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is particularly pertinent...
21 Jun 2018
Shazam is launching an original campaign with Heineken in Nigeria on Monday around the World Cup...
15 Jun 2018
Preparations for an Intra-African Trade Fair in Cairo in December 2018 are underway...
6 Jun 2018
Creative director and virtual reality expert Brendan Stein of Soapbox Films video production company explains how to make B2B video pop and why you need to get to the 'why' fast in your VR and video marketing, or else...
Leigh Andrews 19 Apr 2018
Temporary content and impermanence is the name of the game when it comes to social media for consumers in 2018. Here's why you're missing out if Snapchat, Periscope, Facebook Live and Instagram Stories aren't part of your brand's marketing strategy...
Leigh Andrews 12 Apr 2018
Today's consumer need to stay informed about your product offering and what the benefits of purchasing those products are. You need to find consumers where they are and progressively this is the digital realm - online...
Nicola Graves 24 Jun 2016
DAKAR, SENEGAL: Visa, a global payments technology company, announced the launch of NotATourist, an innovative, full-fledged regional campaign aimed at driving international tourism during holidays...
15 Jun 2015
West African city looks to a little rebranding to boost its fortunes...
25 Mar 2015
This year's Social Media Week Lagos, 24 February 2015 is dedicated to travel and Jovago.com will be on hand to educate Nigerians on travel trends and how social media is helping to shape the future of tourism in Africa...
20 Feb 2015
UN Women and Mara Foundation on 29 January, announced a partnership to enable, empower and inspire women entrepreneurs globally.
30 Jan 2014
To introduce their free-to-air satellite TV platform, OpenView HD, to market, Platco Digital teamed up with Zinto to drive a series of interactive activations to educate consumers about the product offering.
Zinto Activation Group 24 Jan 2014
As Samsung's partner in their regional expansion plans, 34 developed Samsung Switch On - a consumer-facing communication platform for Samsung to launch new apps into the pan-African market, by asking consumers to tell them what they wanted most to switch on in their lives.
34° 6 Nov 2013
Aegis Media were asked to do a campaign for Baileys, a Diageo brand, in both Nigeria and Kenya, and 72 hours later had a creative concept and execution plan that fully answered and met the client's brief and saw three of their network brands - Posterscope, Isobar and Carat working as one integrated unit.
9 Jul 2013
What is it about the brand you picked off the shelf, signed vehicle finance for or the network you subscribe to that defined your choice? The experience. Your experience. Experiential Marketing lives in the space where decisions are made.
Mo-Tseleng 22 May 2013
Tecno has partnered with Qualcomm Incorporated and Etisalat to launch their latest smartphone, Tecno P3 into the Nigerian market. Qualcomm is a global leader in next generation mobile technologies while Etisalat Nigeria is one of the foremost network providers in the country.
20 May 2013
No, the concepts of "tribalism", "gamification" and "engagement" aren't a promo for the latest computer game, but are in fact the trends that will characterise the way companies and consumers interact in 2013. The branding industry is constantly developing and. while the following trends are evolutions rather than dynamic, short-term changes, we believe there are 10 areas that will define the brandscape over the next year.
HKLM Exco Team 31 Jan 2013
Young South Africa is savvier than ever before. If you are looking for a smart and discerning prosumer, this group of kids, teens and young adults will give you more kicks than you've ever bargained for. They know just what they are looking for from any brand, and this makes them that much more satisfying to please. Here are a few trends to look out for in 2013.
HDI Youth Marketeers Team 31 Jan 2013
DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.
5 Mar 2012
LAGOS, NIGERIA: Christian Purefoy, a former CNN reporter, recently initiated a user-generated news and video platform, BattaBox, in Nigeria. In its first week of existence, it became the first and only channel to stream the current protests taking place across the country.
24 Feb 2012
Samsung Electronics, the long-time supporter of African football, is rallying fans across the continent to show their passion for the game by launching a series of interactive live and online events for fans to gather and share the excitement of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2012, taking place in Gabon-Equatorial Guinea.
31 Jan 2012
Spinlet, a San Francisco-based company dedicated to meeting the needs of music lovers and artists allowing them to buy, listen, share, and manage music within a user-friendly mobile platform, will debut their technology at AfricaCom 2011, which takes place from Wednesday 9 November until Thursday 10 November 2011 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa.
8 Nov 2011