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  • #BizTrends2021: 3 major trends in the commercial property space in Africa
    The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has seen three major trends emerge as drivers of investment in Africa's commercial property space. Though this sector has certainly taken a big knock, and commercial office space is still slow to recover, we are seeing positive activity in light industrial property, data centres, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, and even in hospitality, throughout Africa. By Peter Hodgkinson
  • 5 technopreneurs chosen for Ayo Scaling Africa Series
    The final five qualifying businesses for the next round of the Ayo Scaling Africa Series have been selected. The series looks to assist tech entrepreneurs in taking their Series A businesses to the next level.
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22 media innovators to receive funding from GNI Innovation Challenge

Google has announced the names of 22 media innovators set to receive $2.1m in funding through the second Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge for Africa, the Middle East, and Turkey...

14 Jul 2021

Failure to report and manage sexual harassment is harming African news media

World Association of News Publishers (Wan-Ifra)'s Women in News programme has provided first-of-its-kind insight into the scale of sexual harassment in African media organisations...

8 Jul 2021

The One Club and 3% Movement open call for global Next Creative Leaders 2021

The One Club for Creativity and The 3% Movement have opened the call for entries for their jointly run Next Creative Leaders 2021...

7 Jun 2021

Youth to 'draw the line' against malaria

With 74% of Africans now aged under 35, the youth are powerful agents of change...

3 Jun 2021

The power of inclusive portrayal in advertising

On 27 May 2021, Kantar, in partnership with Affectiva, presented a webinar on how inclusive portrayal in advertising is important for the progression of media...

By Emily Stander 28 May 2021

#OrchidsandOnions: Looking good, family...

People's cars: VW's advert continues the brand's fine tradition; This is your typical South African story; race and language are irrelevant...

By Brendan Seery 25 May 2021

Twitter to ask users to rethink abusive messages - a promising step towards 'slowcial media'

In an effort to reverse the flood of abuse on the platform, Twitter is rolling out a new feature...

By Martin Graff 24 May 2021

Jury chairs of Warc Awards for Media named

Warc has launched the Warc Awards for Media 2021, a global awards scheme rewarding communications planning and aiming to make a positive impact on business results...

20 May 2021

The One Club launches We Are One initiative

The One Club for Creativity rallies creatives to take a collective stand against racism and intolerance...

20 May 2021

Restricting digital media is a gamble for African leaders

Covid-19 pushed much of the world into the digital realm for everything from schooling and work to religious worship and dating. At the same time, many governments were turning data connections off. Full or partial shutdowns of the internet and social media are increasingly common parts of the "digital authoritarian" toolkit.

By Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz 3 May 2021

Universities in Nigeria must rethink how journalism is taught

Changes in the journalism profession have made journalism education challenging...

By Nathan Oguche Emmanuel 20 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry

South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

By Evan-Lee Courie 13 Apr 2021

Facebook and WHO launch 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation' campaign

Facebook is launching a new campaign in partnership with the WHO called 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation'...

6 Apr 2021



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