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Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022
Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022

YouTube has announced a roster of 54 artists, songwriters and producers selected to join the #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022. Among the acts from Australia, Brazil, Canada, USA and the UK are eight African artists based in Nigeria, South...

22 Oct 2021

V&A's festive campaign to spotlight African design and sustainability
V&A's festive campaign to spotlight African design and sustainability

The V&A Waterfront is anticipating an increase in visitor numbers this festive season and plans are underway to give them a creative African welcome that reflects the spirit of the continent...

19 Oct 2021

Coca-Cola's Bruno Pietracci talks African optimism and new ways of working
Coca-Cola's Bruno Pietracci talks African optimism and new ways of working

The Coca-Cola Company is optimistic about the African continent's economic recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, and is building back better to grow its business in the region...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Oct 2021

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Smart TV voice assistant transactions to hit nearly $500m in 2023

Spend through voice assistant-enabled smart TVs will reach nearly $500m in 2023, up sharply from the $126m expected in 2021, according to a report from Juniper Research...

14 Oct 2021

Ex-Cannes Lions chairman Terry Savage appointed as LIA's new chairperson
Ex-Cannes Lions chairman Terry Savage appointed as LIA's new chairperson

London International Awards (LIA) has announced the appointment of Terry Savage as its new chairperson...

14 Oct 2021

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#EcomAfrica: Building a digital brand experience for winning customers

WATCH: While Covid-19 has sped up the move to e-commerce, digital has been part of the marketing mix for many brands for years. A panel at the Ecom Africa conference unpacked the complexities of building a digital brand...

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 13 Oct 2021

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#EcomAfrica: How to build a successful e-commerce business

WATCH: What are the building blocks of a successful e-commerce business? A panel of industry experts sought to unpack this topic during the recent Ecom Africa 2021 virtual conference...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Oct 2021

Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa
Google to invest $1bn in digital transformation in Africa

Google has announced a plan to invest $1bn over five years to support Africa's digital transformation...

6 Oct 2021

Laduma Ngxokolo, Imane Ayissi named African Luxury Heritage Awards winners
Laduma Ngxokolo, Imane Ayissi named African Luxury Heritage Awards winners

The African Luxury Heritage Awards recognises the outstanding contribution of African luxury brands and designers to the creative and business spheres of the African luxury economy...

6 Oct 2021

Loeries partners with Facebook Africa to support diversity and inclusion initiatives
Loeries partners with Facebook Africa to support diversity and inclusion initiatives

The Loeries, with the support of Facebook, has released its inaugural research into gender representation in advertising across the African continent...

5 Oct 2021

EXCLUSIVE: Sid Wahi, director at Forbes Africa celebrates 10 years of growth
EXCLUSIVE: Sid Wahi, director at Forbes Africa celebrates 10 years of growth

Sid Wahi, director at Forbes Africa shares the journey of reaching the 10-year milestone...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 30 Sep 2021

Register now: CEO Connect Forum on innovating for scale and equality
Register now: CEO Connect Forum on innovating for scale and equality

Don't miss the second CEO Connect Forum, taking place on Thursday, 30 September! This top leadership engagement platform is hosted by the SVAI, and forms part of the build up to the 2021 Shared Value Africa Leadership Summit in November, with the...

Issued by Shift Impact Africa 29 Sep 2021

South Africa dominates Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 ranking
South Africa dominates Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 ranking

South African brands dominate the Brand Finance Africa 150 2021 ranking once again, with the entire top ten hailing from the nation...

28 Sep 2021

Align your brand with cutting edge trends
Align your brand with cutting edge trends

Now in its 17th year, Bizcommunity's BizTrends is a highlight of the business calendar, a go-to source for South African, Pan-African and global business trends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2021

How designers can maintain their individuality working at big fashion houses
How designers can maintain their individuality working at big fashion houses

In the last two decades, several creative directors have come and gone from their prestigious posts at heritage fashion houses...

By Marie-Agnes Parmentier 14 Sep 2021

Gallo Music Investments with shareholder Black Coffee closes deal on Content Connect Africa
Gallo Music Investments with shareholder Black Coffee closes deal on Content Connect Africa

Following Arena Holdings' acquisition of South Africa's largest and oldest independent label Gallo Record Company (Gallo Music Investments - GMI), is now showing its interest in the future of the African music industry by partnering with Africa's...

6 Sep 2021

Total number of mobile phone users hit nearly 5.3 billion
Total number of mobile phone users hit nearly 5.3 billion

The number of people using mobile phones hit nearly 5.3 billion in July or 67% of the world's population...

2 Sep 2021

#Fasa21: KFC's Akhona Qengqe on business survival and innovating for the future
#Fasa21: KFC's Akhona Qengqe on business survival and innovating for the future

KFC Africa's chief people officer Akhona Qengqe explains how the fast-food giant has been impacted by Covid-19, and how it's equipping itself for the future...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Sep 2021

Google, Unesco to support digital journalism training in Africa
Google, Unesco to support digital journalism training in Africa

Google has announced the launch of the Global Initiative for Excellence in Journalism Education to enhance journalists' training in Africa...

2 days ago

EbonyLife and Sony Pictures Television launch Àló
EbonyLife and Sony Pictures Television launch Àló

EbonyLife and Sony Pictures Television have launched Àló, a brand-new writers initiative offering a unique platform for writers of African heritage...

22 Sep 2021

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Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022
Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022

YouTube has announced a roster of 54 artists, songwriters and producers selected to join the #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022. Among the acts from Australia, Brazil, Canada, USA and the UK are eight African artists based in Nigeria, South...

22 Oct 2021

D&AD announce briefs for 2022 New Blood Awards
D&AD announce briefs for 2022 New Blood Awards

D&AD has unveiled the briefs for the 2022 New Blood Awards, inviting emerging creatives to respond to briefs set by some of the world's leading brands, including Audible, BBC, Disney, Duolingo, Google Fonts, Netflix, Penguin and Snapchat.

20 Oct 2021

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Smart TV voice assistant transactions to hit nearly $500m in 2023

Spend through voice assistant-enabled smart TVs will reach nearly $500m in 2023, up sharply from the $126m expected in 2021, according to a report from Juniper Research.

14 Oct 2021

Ex-Cannes Lions chairman Terry Savage appointed as LIA's new chairperson
Ex-Cannes Lions chairman Terry Savage appointed as LIA's new chairperson

London International Awards (LIA) has announced the appointment of Terry Savage as its new chairperson. Savage is the founder of Savages Unlimited, a consultancy as well as the global chairperson of The Marketing Academy, a not-for-profit leadership...

14 Oct 2021



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