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Dangote ranked 11th on 50 World's Greatest Leaders 2019 list

Philanthropist and richest man in Africa, Nigeria's Aliko Dangote, has been ranked 11th of the 50 World's Greatest leaders for 2019...

17 hours ago

Libreville, Gabon, is seen on January 16, 2017. The country's media regulator recently suspended two newspapers over defamation claims. Credit: CPJ/Reuters/Mike Hutchings.
Gabon media regulator suspends two newspapers over defamation claims

Gabon's media regulator should immediately lift its suspensions of the tri-weekly newspaper L'Aube and the weekly Echos du Nord, and give journalists the freedom to cover issues of public interest...

14 hours ago

The Ikea effect: how we value the fruits of our labour over instant gratification

There are some anecdotes just so good that almost every story about a particular economic principle begins the same. So too this article begins with cake mix...

By Gary Mortimer, Frank Mathmann and Louise Grimmer 13 hours ago

Somaliland journalist injured during arrest, jailed without charge

Authorities in the breakaway state of Somaliland should immediately release television reporter Abdirahman Keyse Mohamed, also known as Tungub...

19 hours ago

All the 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners

The 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners were handed out following on the annual African Public Relations Association (AFPRA) conference in Kigali, Rwanda, last week...

2 days ago

Why marketing agencies are more relevant than ever

There's been a lot of chatter recently around the subject of 'the future of marketing agencies'. Flume's Jacques Du Bruyn says he believes marketing agencies are more relevant than ever...

By Jacques du Bruyn 1 day ago

#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Closing date for AWIEF Awards nominations extended

The closing date for the 2019 Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards nominations has been extended to 10 June 2019...

1 day ago

'No real development in Africa without regional integration'

Key issues pertaining to Africa's socioeconomic development, including the empowerment of women and youth and Africa's free trade area...

By Kingsley Ighobor 1 day ago

Kaspersky expands to Rwanda

Kaspersky Lab to open office in Kigali, Rwanda to boost its presence in East Africa...

1 day ago

D&AD Awards announces its full shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its full shortlist with 25 shortlisted pieces for SA, putting us at 12th for country ranking based on finalists...

2 days ago

D&AD Awards announces its first shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its first shortlist with 144 entries being shortlisted after stage one of D&AD judging...

2 days ago

Rwanda plans to regulate social media content

Rwanda is working on strategies to regulate social media content to stop misinformation...

2 days ago

Nigerian journalist wins trip to AfDB annual event

Nigerian journalist Oluseyi Awojulugbe wins APO Group invitation to attend the African Development Bank's 2019 Annual Meetings...

2 days ago

Andrew Jennings on surviving the era of digital retail

Andrew Jennings, the former group MD of Woolworths, recently shared valuable survival lessons for retail brands under siege in the digital age...

17 May 2019

Entries open for Global Young Guns 17

The One Club for Creativity is calling for entries for Young Guns 17, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger...

17 May 2019

#IABSummit19: Marcel Botha to speak on manufactured stories

Ahead of this year's IAB Summit, taking place 30 May at the Joburg Theatre in Braamfontein, we interviewed speaker Marcel Botha, founder and CEO of 10XBeta to find out what to expect from his talk on 'manufactured stories' and what this year's theme of the 'new now' means to him...

By Jessica Tennant 17 May 2019

Yalla Yalla to offer Arabic film and TV content in MENA

Yalla Yalla is a brand-new Dubai-based film and television company which will target the Arabic entertainment sector with new content in the MENA region...

17 May 2019

The human factor: a top insight from a CX Masterclass

Companies, from legacy to startup, multi-national to local, are all grappling with how to meet steeply rising customer experience (CX) expectations...

2 days ago

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