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    #AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African content
    #AfricaMonth: Media companies need to invest in African content

    The new general manager and vice president of Fox Networks Group Africa, Evert van der Veer, will focus on the expansion of Fox Sports and local content production...

    Louise BurgersBy Louise Marsland 16 May 2018

    CPJ joins 64 NGOs in calling on Tanzanian government to respect human rights
    CPJ joins 64 NGOs in calling on Tanzanian government to respect human rights

    CPJ, along with 64 other global non-governmental organisations, has written to Tanzanian President John Magufuli to express concern about a worrying decline in human rights and freedom of expression...

    16 May 2018

    #AfricaMonth: Africa's youth are living in a time of renaissance
    #AfricaMonth: Africa's youth are living in a time of renaissance

    Global business is sitting up and taking notice of Africa in its new capacity of 'influencer', rather than just 'consumer'...

    By Natasha Omokhodion-Banda 15 May 2018

    Brian Tjugum, managing director, Weber Shandwick EMEA Social Impact practice.
    #AfricaMonth: Purpose-driven communications in Africa

    The need for accelerated social progress and purpose-driven communications is at an all-time high, especially in Africa...

    Louise BurgersBy Louise Marsland 14 May 2018

    PAMRO launches call for papers
    PAMRO launches call for papers

    Call for papers for the 19th PAMRO All Africa Media Research conference...

    14 May 2018

    SABRE Awards, Africa.
    All the African SABRE PR winners

    Ogilvy takes home top honours at second African SABRE ceremony as the African public relations industry celebrates the best campaigns...

    14 May 2018

    Samad Osman
    #AfricaMonth: Growing market in Africa

    Hapag-Lloyd recently opened a new office in Tema, Ghana as it continues its expansion across the continent. We interviewed Samad Osman, the Africa managing director for Hapag-Lloyd, and found out more about the current state of business for a logistics company in Africa...

    Ilse van den BergBy Ilse van den Berg 14 May 2018

    AfricaCom 2017, Cape Town.
    AfricaCom 2018 launches the Africa Video Forum

    With video content and streaming influencing viewing habits on the African continent, TV Connect Africa has evolved into the Africa Video Forum stream...

    14 May 2018

    Dion Chang speaking at the 2018 Trialogue Business in Society Conference
    Internal upskilling should be a key focus area of CSR - Dion Chang

    Employers have an obligation to ensure their employees are skilled to adapt to the displacement being triggered by the fourth industrial revolution...

    11 May 2018

    Promoting values: Taking back the African narrative
    Promoting values: Taking back the African narrative

    Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been voted Africa's most reputable and ethical individual, while Gift of the Givers and Botswana were recognised as the most admired organisation and country on the continent...

    11 May 2018

    Ten African startups selected for Disrupt Africa Live Pitch Competition
    Ten African startups selected for Disrupt Africa Live Pitch Competition

    Ten startups from across Africa have been selected to take part in the inaugural Disrupt Africa Live Pitch Competition, which takes place in Nairobi next week...

    Tom JacksonBy Tom Jackson 10 May 2018

    New data protection guidelines for Africa launched
    New data protection guidelines for Africa launched

    The Internet Society and the African Union Commission launched new personal data protection guidelines for Africa at the Africa Internet Summit held in Dakar, Senegal this week...

    10 May 2018

    Enabling the digitisation of Africa - five strategies
    Enabling the digitisation of Africa - five strategies

    South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya make up the top three of the 2018 EDI "digitagility" ranking in Africa which measures the ability of countries to go digital...

    10 May 2018

    Crossing borders in Africa with events
    Crossing borders in Africa with events

    Organising events in other countries poses challenges in innumerable forms and can develop into situations which often require diplomacy and tact...

    Glenn van EckBy Glenn van Eck 10 May 2018

    How African businesses can comply with new EU data laws
    How African businesses can comply with new EU data laws

    The six steps that African businesses can take to comply with new European Union data privacy laws...

    By Pieter Bensch 9 May 2018

    FCAT panel.
    The African diaspora fights for place in film

    Actors and directors from the African diaspora in Europe fight for a place in the film world...

    9 May 2018

    TV celebrity and CEO of Special Effects Media, Danilo Acquisto. © .
    Danilo Acquisto on the online video revolution (Part 1)

    Everyone is creating online video nowadays and by doing this, bypassing traditional channels, serving hundreds of millions of people their lively forms of content. At a recent Heavy Chef event, Danilo Acquisto shared some secrets of creating successful online video strategies...

    Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 8 May 2018

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    ICCA names Cape Town top MICE destination in Africa

    Cape Town has been named as the number one meetings destination in Africa for the tenth consecutive year...

    8 May 2018

    Kevin Swanepoel, CEO of The One Club for Creativity.
    #OneShow2018: Better representation across the board

    As The One Club for Creativity's Creative Week 2018 gets underway, I sit down with CEO Kevin Swanepoel for a catch-up on their developments over the past year...

    Ann NurockBy Ann Nurock 8 May 2018

    Landmark trade seminar for Africa
    Landmark trade seminar for Africa

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and INTL FCStone announce landmark structured trade seminar in Africa...

    8 May 2018

    #AfricaMonth: The power of smart technology in Africa
    #AfricaMonth: The power of smart technology in Africa

    People across Africa face considerable challenges - many of them existential. But, without the right devices, connectivity, and skills, those who badly need their problems solved often can't access available solutions...

    Greg MorrisBy Greg Morris 8 May 2018

    PF Jones/SABC1.
    Favourite African adverts - Wes Phelan

    South African creative director Wes Phelan recently picked his favourite African advert for Africa.film, a new site showcasing Africa's best videos...

    8 May 2018

    Michael Zahariev
    #AfricaMonth: Tech in the African automotive market

    The African continent is the last frontier for the global car sales industry. According to the 2015 International Organisation of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers' report Vehicles in Use, an estimated 44.8 million cars were in use across the continent that year...

    Michael ZaharievBy Michael Zahariev 8 May 2018

    How a better understanding of the seven ages of appetite could help us stay healthy
    How a better understanding of the seven ages of appetite could help us stay healthy

    Recent research has highlighted that the abundance of food cues - smells, sounds, advertising - in our environment is one of the main causes of overconsumption...

    By Alex Johnstone 7 May 2018

    Top 10 fastest growing economies in Africa in 2018
    Top 10 fastest growing economies in Africa in 2018

    Africa's economy is projected to continue to rise to 3.2% in 2018 and to a further 3.5% in 2019, according to the latest World Bank report released early 2018...

    7 May 2018

    FCAT 2018 Feature Film winner: Poisonous Roses.
    Best African feature film for 2018

    Poisonous Roses by Egyptian director Ahmed Fawzi Saleh has won Best Feature Film at FCAT 2018...

    7 May 2018

    Campaign to encourage African languages on social media
    Campaign to encourage African languages on social media

    Twitter indexes Kiswahili as one of its languages for #AfricanLanguagesDay and Africa Day...

    4 May 2018

    DBSA sponsors African innovation
    DBSA sponsors African innovation

    AIS welcomes Development Bank of Southern Africa as a sponsor...

    4 May 2018

    (L-R)- Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, founder and CEO of APO Group and Abdelaziz Bougja, chairman of World Rugby’s African association.
    Rugby Africa appoints APO as global sponsorship agency

    World Rugby's African association, Rugby Africa has appointed the APO Group media relations consultancy for Africa and the Middle East, as their global sponsorship agency...

    3 May 2018

    Africa Shared Value Summit.
    Time for business to lead in Africa

    The 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit takes place from 24-25 May 2018 at The Maslow conference centre in Sandton, Johannesburg...

    3 May 2018

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