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Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience
Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience

Africa's affluent millennials look to brands to make positive change, according to BBC survey...

31 Oct 2018

What remains when Ocsober fades away
What remains when Ocsober fades away

Ocsober has come to an end and whether you are part of the movement that went the alcohol-free route, the camp that started or the camp that never joined, you have interacted with the hashtag or heard about it...

By Kgomotso Mokobi, Issued by HDI Youth Consultancy 31 Oct 2018

The generation gap - Who is who?
The generation gap - Who is who?

Media strategist, Belinda Kayton, looks at the differences between Xers and millennials and highlights quite a few differences...

By Belinda Kayton 31 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

What Generation Z wants - how to attract the "next" generation to your brand and business
What Generation Z wants - how to attract the "next" generation to your brand and business

Millennials are already in their mid-thirties. It's time for brands and businesses to shift focus to the next generation, Generation Z...

By Bronwyn Williams 17 Oct 2018

Student Village, CEO, Marc Kornberger revealing the research. Image supplied.
Generation born from 1993 onwards dubbed Centennials

Youth agency Student Village's latest Youth Culture Report revealed that the new generation, born from 1993 onwards, no longer fit into the 'millennials' category...

15 Oct 2018

Youth perspectives: Pet peeves and thrills of brand content on social media
Youth perspectives: Pet peeves and thrills of brand content on social media

It's time for the millennials to step aside, because Generation Z, the most connected generation of our time has already entered the workforce...

By Carmen Murray 15 Oct 2018

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Social media: is it really to blame for young people being lonelier than any other age group?

Young people are lonelier than all other age groups, according to recent findings from the BBC Loneliness Experiment...

By Rebecca Nowland 5 Oct 2018

Heritage Month is just a flash in the pan if brands are to win with the youth
Heritage Month is just a flash in the pan if brands are to win with the youth

As Heritage Month becomes a memory in the mind of consumers, one has to wonder if brands have properly used the occasion to cement their identity and position with the youth market.

Issued by HDI Youth Consultancy 2 Oct 2018

BizTrends 2019 is here!
BizTrends 2019 is here!

2019 is almost here and with it your annual invitation to join BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2018

Comic Con Africa is a marker for a thundering shift
Comic Con Africa is a marker for a thundering shift

If you've been paying any attention to how quickly the world is evolving, you'll know that young people are no longer happy to be second-class citizens...

By Cuma Pantshwa, Issued by HDI Youth Consultancy 18 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

Slide 202 of Youth Report (2018). UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing & Instant Grass International.
#YouthReport2018: Smarter-than-you-think millennial coping strategies and life hacks

Not familiar with brand polygamy, Finstagram and Twitter suicides? You're not alone. In the final session at the launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018, Dali Tembo, MD of Instant Grass International, explained how marketers can tap into the coping strategies of today's youth...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Sep 2018

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#YouthReport2018: Being a teenager in 2018, more pressure than peer pressure

The fourth session of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018 release, also presented by Martin Neethling, director of groceries at Pioneer Foods, shared insight into the pressures SA's youth are really under - there's more to it than just 'being a teenager'...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Sep 2018

Slide 161 of Youth Report (2018). UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing & Instant Grass International.
#YouthReport2018: The SA jobseeker's catch-22, micro-privileges and the rise of 'adulting'

The third session of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018 release was presented by Martin Neethling, director of groceries at Pioneer Foods, and was all about the 18- to 24-year-old market, the changing definition of teenagers and the game-changers in this regard...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Sep 2018

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#YouthReport2018: Generation jobless and the high inequality economy

Explaining concepts like the 'missing middle' and various African economic myths and misconceptions, Professor Haroon Bhorat shared the harsh economic realities of growing up in South Africa today, at the launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Sep 2018

Cover image of Youth Report (2018). UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing & Instant Grass International.
#YouthReport2018: Who are those 'SA millennials' you're marketing to?

The launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018 explained the confusing terminology of 'millennials', 'Gen Z', 'born frees', 'generation jobless' as well as the often-misquoted numbers...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Sep 2018

A new CI to match HDI's extended offering
A new CI to match HDI's extended offering

Youth consultancy HDI reveals a new CI, new vision and new name for the future of youth marketing...

Issued by HDI Youth Consultancy 4 Sep 2018

A scene from the masterclass. © Al Nicoll, Gallo Images.
#Loeries2018: WiM Africa masterclass on the progress of women in media

The Loeries masterclasses started off with a bang, with the well-supported launch of the Women in Marketing: Africa initiative...

By Angie White

Sarah Heck, an advisor on international entrepreneurship and youth programs to the Obama Foundation and head of entrepreneurship at Stripe.
Why Africa's youth should be encouraged to launch tech startups

'Focus on tackling Africa's greatest challenges through entrepreneurship...'

By Tom Jackson 16 Aug 2018

Vee Station helps a young prodigy find his entrepreneurial feet
Vee Station helps a young prodigy find his entrepreneurial feet

From time to time you meet someone and get the feeling that they possess that spark. You know, the spark that could set the world alight...

By Peter Vee, Issued by Vee Station 7 Aug 2018

MTV Shuga launches three new campaigns
MTV Shuga launches three new campaigns

The MTV Shuga drama series has launched three new 'edutainment' campaigns to target its audience and educate them regarding HIV prevention and self-testing...

1 Aug 2018

HDI Africa Conference
HDI Africa Conference

At the tail end of June, HDI Youth Marketeers hosted an African Conference, attended by various members of the HDI collective, to dig deep into understanding the culture of the African youth...

Issued by HDI Youth Consultancy 16 Jul 2018

Keeping children entertained during school holidays
Keeping children entertained during school holidays

The winter school holidays is a great opportunity for youth brands to come to the party and meet the youth in various spaces, by contributing to holiday entertainment...

By Nthabiseng Mosebi, Issued by HDI Youth Consultancy 6 Jul 2018

Investing in youth entrepreneurship
Investing in youth entrepreneurship

Youth for Africa and SDGs (YAS!), a Pan-African entrepreneurship ecosystem catalyser launches...

4 Jul 2018

Generation Z will transform African business
Generation Z will transform African business

The next-generation workforce is set to drive positive change for Africa's enterprises...

3 Jul 2018

Youth might be at risk online with too much data sharing
Youth might be at risk online with too much data sharing

As Youth Month draws to a close, I am concerned about data and the security issues that pertain to it. Where do millennials stand in this era of unlimited data and heightened vulnerability?

By Manie van Schalkwyk 27 Jun 2018

Adriaan captions this: “I’m just a sleepless, beautiful-wife-and-son-having, wannabe-rockstar comedian, who made the mistake of walking past a sale sign!”
#BehindtheSelfie with... Alfred Adriaan

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with mid-30's comedian and corporate MC Alfred Adriaan, ahead of the opening night of his solo debut show 'Dating Life' at Montecasino's Pieter Toerien Theatre on 27 June 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2018

#YouthMonth: "The word 'advertising' frustrates me" - Adam Byars
#YouthMonth: "The word 'advertising' frustrates me" - Adam Byars

Adam Byars, co-MD and partner at Grid Worldwide, who recently took part in a panel discussion at the Sunday Times Generation Next conference, tells us about the good work HDI is doing in the youth marketing space and that even the best marketers can learn something from its Junior Board of Directors...

By Jessica Tennant 26 Jun 2018

Bongani Chinkanda
Marketing to the next generation at the speed of culture

Bongani Chinkanda, CEO of HDI Youth Marketeers, the agency that conducts the research for the Sunday Times Generation Next study, released last week, provided an overview at the conference, which took place on Thursday, 14 June at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg...

By Jessica Tennant 22 Jun 2018

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