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Hype Cycle highlights technologies that will transform business

The 2019 Gartner "Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa" features three technologies that will have a transformational impact on businesses in Africa within the next 10 years. They are smart city frameworks, the Internet of Things (IoT) and low earth orbit satellite systems.

3 hours ago

TOURISM

Africa Trade Week shows strong growth as international trader numbers rise

The trading week saw over 500 business from 67 countries travel to Johannesburg to be a part of multi-sectoral trade across Africa...

4 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

PAMRO student bursaries announced

PAMRO provides two bursaries for two Mauritian students ahead of annual conference...

22 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Why 9:41 am means something

How confident are you of your brand and product? Could you only put the logo on the box without the brand name...?

By Kabelo Binns 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa Channel grows Africa-based team

Showcasing the African continent's current, cultural and historical content...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#WomensMonth: Generic business lessons for the 21st Century from healthcare advertising

Mandi Fine is CEO of F/NE Group Global, which turns 20 years old this August. Here, Fine explains how specific data science and storytelling skills are transforming marketing and communications, as well as future trends to embrace in any industry...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

BBC focuses on branded services in Africa

BBC Studios appoints Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services, Sub-Saharan Africa...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

2019 Lisbon International Advertising Festival gets global grand jury

The grand jury of the 2019 Lisbon International Advertising Festival has been announced...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Media trip to AHIF event sponsored by APO

APO Group will grant an African journalist an all-expenses-paid trip to AHIF conference...

2 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

18th CITES Conference votes to end export of wild-caught elephants into captivity

The 18th meeting of the CITES Conference of the Parties has voted to end practice of removing live African elephants from the wild for export to captive facilities...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Results from Agency Scope UK 2018/2019 indicate concerns with consumers and the changing digital environment

The completion of the third edition of Agency Scope UK 2018/2019 enable us to note where South Africa stands in comparison...

By Johanna McDowell 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

StarTimes to launch 'Blood Sisters' in Kenya

StarTimes subscribers are set to enjoy a new fascinating telenovela series...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#WorldExpo2020: How local businesses can unlock B2B and B2G value

We speak to VP of business programming for World Expo 2020 (one of the biggest event on the planet), South African, Shaun Vorster about the opportunities that this event will afford businesses in South Africa and across the rest of Africa...

By Juanita Pienaar 2 days ago

HEALTHCARE

Global health still mimics colonial ways: here's how to break the pattern

Imagine this scenario. A couple of newly minted Master of Public Health graduates from an African university, say in Rwanda, land in Washington DC for a two-week visit...

By Madhukar Pai 2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

FMD officially confirmed in Namibia's Zambezi region

The movement of all cloven-hoofed animals and their products within, into and out of the Zambezi region has been banned after an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease was confirmed at Sigwe village...

2 days ago

TOURISM

Mauritius opens up to East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi

With intra-African tourism becoming increasingly attractive for Africa's emerging middle class - and increasingly important for African economics - island paradise, Mauritius has upped its ante to attract visitors from Kenya and East Africa with daily direct flights from Nairobi...

16 Aug 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2019: Tackling unconscious bias, raising jurors' cultural awareness

The Loeries is only the second international award show after the D&AD awards to introduce "unconscious bias" workshops for its judges. Asha Ranchhod Patel, head of marketing at Google South Africa, explains how the workshops work to sensitise judging panels and help them recognise their own inherent prejudices, while removing these from their judging decisions...

By Leigh Andrews 16 Aug 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Facebook can now fact-check news in African languages

Facebook on Wednesday announced a partnership with fact-checking company Africa Check to bring local African language support to its third-party Fact-Checking programme...

By Shereesa Moodley 16 Aug 2019

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Knowledge hub launched to help save African Lion

In the last 25 years alone, Africa has lost half its wild lion population, pushing the species closer to extinction...

16 Aug 2019

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