Unlocking African abundance through digital technologies
Unlocking African abundance through digital technologies

As new ideas, digital technologies and business models penetrate the marketplace in Africa, the ability to disrupt is becoming more and more of a necessity...

By Ntombi Mhangwani 1 day ago

#MyEscape.
Changing the narrative on migration through film

AfriDocs: Migrant stories changing the narrative on migration...

19 hours ago

Africa's women entrepreneurs honoured at AWIEF Awards

The AWIEF Awards this weekend celebrated the achievements of women entrepreneurs and innovators across the African continent...

3 days ago

Customer expectations outpace brand experiences

Acceleration of digitisation raises the bar for companies to innovate - or be left behind...

By Hans Zachar 3 days ago

My nasty encounter with Tanzanian repression

Muthoki Mumo and I embarked on a 10-day visit to Tanzania, primarily as a networking and fact-finding mission to gauge media freedom in Magufuli's Tanzania. We had nothing to hide, and even had a letter of invitation from the government-recognised press regulator. But then I heard a knock on my hotel room door...

By Angela Quintal 1 day ago

#AfricaCom2018: How to leapfrog when improving customer experience

On the second day of AfricaCom 2018, Indranil Das, VP and head of Ericsson digital services for EMEA explained the importance of asking if the customer experience exceeds the customer expectation...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

#Africacom2018: Changing the telco strategy for 4IR

In order for Africa to leap into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, industry players must re-calibrate their telco strategy...

By Evan-Lee Courie 1 day ago

The best of times and the worst of times for journalism

Jennifer Thomas, an award-winning, veteran American broadcast journalist, was invited by the United States Embassy (South Africa) to address the Cape Town Press Club on media coverage of elections in the age of fake news late last month...

By Juanita Pienaar 1 day ago

How women in African film can achieve influence

The Ladima Foundation: women of influence panel discussion DISCOP Joburg...

1 day ago

TBC to roll out new tourism channel: 'Tanzania Safari Channel'

The Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation (TBC)'s will launch a Tanzania Safari Channel in December...

1 day ago

#Africacom2018: What's really chewing up your data

"I never subscribed for that, now all my data is gone!" It's a common call centre complaint, and also the basis of a highlight of the AfricaCom 20/20 track: The keynote address by Dimitris Maniatis, head of Secure-D at Upstream, who revealed the scary reality of smartphone data fraud...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: RentMyRide owns the adventure

RentMyRide is empowering locals by giving them the tools for a low-touch small business and creating competition for conventional car rental companies...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

The attention economy

Have you ever wondered how your brain prioritises what you pay attention to?...

By John Laurence 2 days ago

New TV showcase to market Senegalese football

StarTimes inked a 10-year deal with Senegalese Professional Football League...

2 days ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications

MyImprint, a tech startup that provides easy access to criminal record and identity verifications, is the first of its kind to innovate a digital consent verification system in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters

It's becoming harder than ever to 'kill the story' in these technologically advanced times...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Joburg Film Festival showcases African films

Joburg Film Festival opened on Friday with Kenyan feature film, Rafiki...

3 days ago

CPJ calls on Cameroon to drop charges against Mimi Mefo

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called for Cameroon to drop all charges against Mimi Mefo...

3 days ago

The amazing story behind Joe Public, Africa's number one ad agency

When Pepe Marais was saved by a surfer two decades ago, no one could have guessed they'd start a business together...

By Brendan Seery 9 Nov 2018

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