Aerial view of Tengani, Nsanje, Malawi, affected by floods due to the incessant rains from March 5 to March 9, 2019.
UN and humanitarian agencies assessing impact of "horrifying" Cyclone Idai

Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe are all counting the cost after the deadly Cyclone Idai tore through their countries over the past four days. The United Nations is sending in its teams and the Red Cross today reported that they had reached the devastated Mozambiquen city of Beira on Sunday, which is reportedly "90% destroyed".

17 hours ago

Zafari animated show promotes diversity and tolerance.
Zafari animated show promotes diversity and tolerance

Spacetoon TV has premiered Zafari, an 11-minute animated series on the first children's TV channel in MENA.

3 days ago

Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination
Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination

With average annual growth for sub-Saharan Africa forecast at 8% until 2023 - a positive outlook following the downturn between 2015 and 2017 - the continent is looking increasingly attractive as a trade and export destination.

3 days ago

Boomplay has signed a licensing agreement with Warner Music
Boomplay has signed a licensing agreement with Warner Music

Boomplay, the largest music streaming and downloading service in Africa has signed a deal with Warner Music to bring the record company's music closer to the region.

3 days ago

#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketing
#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketing

Instead of asking how marketing is going to change in 10 years' time, David Duarte, CEO of Treeshake, believes it's a far more valuable question to ask how marketing is going to stay the same. In his words, 'What are the timeless truths of the marketing industry?'

By Jessica Tennant 3 days ago

#FutureFit Yourself: Why diversity inclusion requires a restoration strategy
#FutureFit Yourself: Why diversity inclusion requires a restoration strategy

"Knowing is not understanding. There is a great difference between knowing and understanding: you can know a lot about something and not really understand it." Charles Kettering.

By Carmen Murray 14 Mar 2019

Is your organisation customer centric?
Is your organisation customer centric?

Customer-centric organisations understand the unique problems and expectations of their customers as well as the context of those needs. They then consistently deliver products and services that meet those expectations.

14 Mar 2019

#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa
#SeamlessSA: How Ramona Kasavan is taking Mimi Women to the rest of Africa

Ramona Kasavan is taking over Africa one sanitary towel at a time. She started her company, Mimi Women which manufactures sanitary towels locally in South Africa, after seeing large numbers of girls missing school over their monthly menses.

By Maroefah Smith 14 Mar 2019

The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurship
The 10 commandments of social entrepreneurship

The emergence of social enterprises on to the business landscape of the South African economy is often a point of contention due to the seemingly conflicting driving factors of philanthropy versus profit. However, there are many businesses that are underpinned by solving problems for the benefit of society at large and out of this has arisen this area of entrepreneurship.

By Silvia De Jager and Lisa Illingworth 13 Mar 2019

Stock photo image bank of professional African women created
Stock photo image bank of professional African women created

Ellipsis and Picha collaborate to create stock images of professional African women.

12 Mar 2019

APO chairman, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard.
Driving prosperity between Europe and Africa

APO Group founder Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard will bring his business expertise and unique knowledge of the African media landscape to help drive prosperity between Europe and Africa, after his appointment to the Board of EurAfrican Forum.

12 Mar 2019

AMA journalism competition winner announced
AMA journalism competition winner announced

Malagasy journalist, Andriatsitonta Mamy Ny Aina Lynda, has won the African Media Agency media competition that rewards outstanding work from an African reporter.

12 Mar 2019

8 trends driving innovation in sub-Saharan Africa
8 trends driving innovation in sub-Saharan Africa

Across all consumer industries, innovation in sub-Saharan Africa is seeing new products and services offered to address challenges the continent faces...

12 Mar 2019