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#Loeries2019: Africans aren't just swimming with the creative sharks, we are the sharks

Piwe Motshegoa, head of sales: general entertainment at DStv media sales, kicked off the DStv Seminar of Creativity - a highlight of Loeries Creative Week as the industry gets ready for the annual award nights - with a reminder that Africans hold all the storytelling magic they need...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2019: Check the stereotypes in your creativity

Things got off to a reflective note at the 2019 DStv Seminar of Creativity with a reminder to join the UN Women's Unstereotype Alliance, as the stereotypes stop with you...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

David Droga is this year's Clio Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

David Droga will receive the 2019 Clio Lifetime Achievement Award at the 60th Clio Awards ceremony...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2019: Our responsibility of better representation in advertising, media

The media and advertising industries play an important role in stirring the way society is portrayed. Here's why UN Women and Dove's masterclass session at Loeries 2019 called for the creative industry as a whole to take a stand and work actively towards better representation, particularly in terms of gender...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2019: What do CMOs really want from their agency?

One of the biggest changes to the advertising landscape in recent years? Bringing creatives in-house. But does it work to do so? The robust and honest discussion led by Joanne Joseph at the Loeries Masterclasses explained what this means for members of the industry working together in the future, and what both sides really want...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Film documents harrowing effects of war on women in Africa

Official trailer released for 'The Milkmaid' film which brings attention to the traumatising effects of insurgency on women and girls in Sub-Saharan Africa...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The rise and rise of 'Wakanda' marketing

With Black Panther came a new kind of storytelling: one that celebrated cultural backgrounds and strengths...

By Uzoma Ukah 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

A Cultural Economies Conference for Fak'ugesi

Cultural Economies Conference launched at Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival...

2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Ocean warming has fisheries on the move, helping some but hurting more

As the oceans warm, fish are moving to stay in temperature zones where they have evolved to live. This is helping some species, hurting others and causing a net reduction in potential catch...

By Chris Free 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Global cinema advertising is second-fastest growing ad medium of 2019

Early forecasts by marketing intelligence service Warc places global cinema advertising behind the internet as the second-largest growing ad medium in 2019...

2 days ago

HEALTHCARE

How outbreaks like Ebola extract huge social and economic costs

Epidemics, or infectious disease outbreaks, are invariably disruptive and tend to have far-reaching effects on individuals and communities...

By Abdhalah Ziraba 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

2019 Global Awards live judging sessions to be held in 8 countries worldwide

Eight Global Awards live judging sessions will be held at agencies around the world...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Mo Abudu: Woman of many firsts

A trailblazer in changing the negative narrative about the continent of Africa...

By Phindile Xaba 3 days ago

ENERGY & MINING

Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa's first LNG storage and regas plant

Equatorial Guinea is set to construct the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification plant in West Africa, advancing efforts to monetise gas resources through the creation of a domestic gas-to-power infrastructure...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Advertising Week reveals speaker line-up

Global thought leaders coming to Johannesburg for inaugural Advertising Week Africa...

3 days ago

RETAIL

Eliminating packaging is a good start - but here's what supermarkets should do to stop harming the planet

It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose's trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn't revolutionary - smaller supermarkets have been doing the same thing...

By Alison Stowell 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Guinea media leader arrested

The African Editors Forum (TAEF) strongly condemns the arrest of one of the leading lights of African media, Souleymane Diallo of Guinea Conakry...

3 days ago

ICT

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 days 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...

3 days ago

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