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Journalists aim to curb human trafficking

First network of journalists to combat trafficking in persons launched in Sierra Leone...

20 Mar 2019

Focus shifts to a mobile economy in Africa

Africa is set to be the next big mobile market and the mobile economy is expected to generate more than $150 billion by 2022 to Africa's GDP...

By Josephine Wawira 19 Mar 2019

#HumanRightsDay: The human cost of journalism globally

The Committee to Protect Journalists releases 'The Last Column' book to highlight the human cost of journalism around the globe. The book features the final articles and photographs of fallen journalists...

19 Mar 2019

#ECO19: Is your mobile commerce strategy excluding the mass market?

When you design for mobile, consider who you're building for. For the small percentage with beautiful, high-end phones, or for 61% of the market?

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

'Buddha in Africa' addresses Chinese involvement in Africa

The documentary film, 'Buddha in Africa', is to have its world premiere at Hot Docs, Canada...

3 days ago

Prosumers key to addressing Africa's power challenges

The rise of the prosumer - a trend that has been gathering momentum in Europe in recent times - could well be the answer to a multitude of challenges faced in Africa...

By Marleze van Loggerenberg 21 Mar 2019

#ECO19: Unpack why your brand story matters before you start telling it

In a talk titled 'Why your story matters', in the 'driving demand' track of the fifth eCommerce Africa conference, attendees heard from Mike Joubert, founder of the Billybo Group. Dubbed a godfather in SA brands and marketing, he walked us through the virtue of storytelling and why it matters, while shedding light through examples from some of the greatest commercial stories ever told...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Mar 2019

Cuba's history in Africa documented

Premiere in Africa of the documentary 'Cuba in Africa'...

20 Mar 2019

Canal + to deploy its pay TV offer in Ethiopia

Canal + will soon deploy its pay-TV offer in the coming weeks in Ethiopia...

20 Mar 2019

#ECO19: Why brands need to create emotional experiences for Generation CX

The eCommerce Africa conference kicked off at CTICC on 19 March with a keynote session by Chantel Botha, founder of BrandLove, titled: 'More than a feeling, on why CX is the #1 competitive differentiator'. Here's what you missed...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Mar 2019

Amazon Prime to offer African content to international audiences

With Netflix listing African content like Chief Daddy, Lionheart, Wedding Party and more, Amazon Prime is now offering Africa to its listings...

19 Mar 2019

Time for development in Ethiopia, Eritrea

Hopeful of lasting peace, both countries now focus on restoring trade ties...

By Daniel Otieno 19 Mar 2019

Showcasing African films on the continent for 50 years

Africa's top film festival celebrates 50 years: what's to celebrate, and learn...

By Pier Paolo Frassinelli 19 Mar 2019

UN and humanitarian agencies assessing impact of "horrifying" Cyclone Idai

United Nations teams plan to target around 650,000 with food assistance in Malawi and 600,000 in Mozambique as the devastation left by a tropical cyclone is tallied up...

18 Mar 2019

#NedbankIMC2019: The tech, the trends and the timeless truths of marketing

Instead of asking how marketing is going to change in 10 years' time, David Duarte, CEO of Treeshake, believes it's a far more valuable question to ask how marketing is going to stay the same. In his words, 'What are the timeless truths of the marketing industry?'

By Jessica Tennant 15 Mar 2019

France and Ethiopia to cooperate in space and economic sectors

Seven Franco-Ethiopian agreements were signed this week, dealing with space cooperation and economic cooperation...

15 Mar 2019

Zafari animated show promotes diversity and tolerance

Spacetoon TV has premiered Zafari, an animated series in the MENA region...

15 Mar 2019

Boomplay has signed a licensing agreement with Warner Music

Boomplay, the largest music streaming and downloading service in Africa has signed a deal with Warner Music to bring the record company's music closer to the region...

15 Mar 2019

Africa's heightened appeal as a trade and export destination

Africa is open for business. With average annual growth for sub-Saharan Africa forecast at 8% until 2023, the continent is looking increasingly attractive as a trade and export destination...

15 Mar 2019

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