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MARKETING & MEDIA

LIA and Gorilla Doctors announce new global competition

In partnership with Gorilla Doctors, LIA has initiated a global competition that is open to all creatives between the ages of 21 - 30 years...

3 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Book launched on Africa's free trade agreement

A book is being developed on Africa's Continental Free Trade Agreement to serve as a valuable resource ...

4 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Prisms2018: Out of Africa - an insider's perspective

The following is an excerpt from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations International (CIPRI) 2017 Maggie Nally Memorial Lecture I delivered at the House of Lords, Palace of Westminster...

By Robyn de Villiers 7 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Freedom of expression 'deteriorating' under Magufuli

Tanzania's new law regulating online-related content is continuing to generate protest. Critics say President John Magufuli is deliberately targeting freedom of expression...

8 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ciclope Africa shone a light on local craft work

Francisco Condorelli, the director of Ciclope, tells Bizcommunty.Africa what he sees for the future of Ciclope and awards focused on craft rather than the 'big idea'...

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa's business leaders give advice on Forbes Africa show

Forbes Africa is launching season two of 'My Worst Day With Peace Hyde' which culls business advice from Africa's millionaires...

3 days ago

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Three key areas African ports authorities need to focus on

With sea trade being one of Africa's largest sources of income, a wave of new port infrastructure and upgrades along African coasts are set to make ports even more attractive to an influx of trade...

By Hein van den Ende 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The line between news and advertising is blurring, according to study

According to the Global Communications Report, 64% of public relations professionals surveyed predict that in five years the average consumer will not be able to distinguish between news stories (earned media) and promotional content (paid media)...

3 days ago

ICT

How to embrace AI in emerging markets like Africa

How will Artificial intelligence (AI) change the way we conduct business in Africa and will it make people redundant or irrelevant when it comes to jobs on the continent?

By Tyler Golato and Rob Green 19 Apr 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

VR and digital video storytelling as top marketing tools for 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...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Apr 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

DRC documentary wins human rights award

Documentary film recognised for highlighting human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

19 Apr 2018

RETAIL

Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing

Kenyan agri-tech startup Twiga Foods has partnered IBM Research to extend access to microloans to 220 food stall retailers across Kenya using a blockchain-based financing system...

By Tom Jackson 19 Apr 2018

ICT

CIOs get AI reality check

Forrester's recent predictions for CIOs working on data and analytics initiatives warn that the capabilities of new technologies, like artificial intelligence (AI), require the redesign of operating models...

19 Apr 2018

AGRICULTURE

Papers to help improve labour safety in agriculture, forestry sectors

The back-breaking jobs in the agriculture and forestry sectors are some of the most dangerous. To reduce health risks, FAO has published two papers mapping ways to improve worker health and safety...

19 Apr 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Empathy - a two-way street in customer service

It's no secret that personalisation is essential in developing a successful customer experience. Central to that is getting to know all you can about your customer and using that information to drive the interaction...

By Wynand Smit 18 Apr 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Social entrepreneurship - an amazing tool that can help African development

As entrepreneurship is crucial for any thriving economy, the growing number of entrepreneurs in Africa has captivated the interest of the world...

By Adisa Amanor-Wilks 18 Apr 2018

FINANCE

Sarb and BoE team up to train African central banks

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) and the Bank of England (BoE) will work together on providing training and technical assistance to central banks in certain African countries...

17 Apr 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

CMO Growth Council launched by Cannes Lions and ANA

The new CMO Growth Council will frame the future growth agenda for brands on the global stage...

17 Apr 2018

AGRICULTURE

East Africa: Technology helping East Africa unlock agriculture potential

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Information technology is being utilised more than ever to improve agriculture in East Africa...

By Ruari Phillips 17 Apr 2018

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