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    Using digital to personalise customer services in Africa
    Using digital to personalise customer services in Africa

    Digitalisation has led to customers having an overwhelming number of choices in purchasing choices, brand selections and everything they do...

    By Ntombi Mhangwani 22 Feb 2019

    Photo by Git Stephen Gitau from Pexels.
    New reality TV show on Multichoice Nigeria

    'Our Perfect Wedding Nigeria' is a new reality TV show coming to Multichoice Nigeria...

    22 Feb 2019

    Thought leadership: An integral part of the modern PR plan
    Thought leadership: An integral part of the modern PR plan

    While companies compete for headspace in a noisy and crowded environment, thought leadership as a tried and trusted PR tactic is coming into its own in the South African media space...

    Louise HuntBy Louise Hunt 21 Feb 2019

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    How metrics are changing editorial decisions in African newsrooms

    Newsrooms in Africa, like their counterparts around the world, are embracing new media tools like analytics or editorial metrics to aid in the editorial decision-making process...

    By Dr Admire Mare and Dumisani Moyo 20 Feb 2019

    UBA, Google roll out Wi-Fi hotspots in Nigeria
    UBA, Google roll out Wi-Fi hotspots in Nigeria

    The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has collaborated with Google and an ISP partner to launch Google Station in 11 UBA branches in Lagos State as part of plans to roll out 200 stations in the country...

    20 Feb 2019

    5 branding and packaging trends R&D managers need to know
    5 branding and packaging trends R&D managers need to know

    If 2018 was the year of limited-edition packaging and personalisation (think FIFA World Cup 2018), 2019 promises to be the year of retro designs and futuristic formulations...

    20 Feb 2019

    JamCell Telecommunication Network to begin operations in Liberia
    JamCell Telecommunication Network to begin operations in Liberia

    Liberia's telecommunications market is enriched by a new broadband internet service provider...

    20 Feb 2019

    CcHUB Design Lab, Rwanda
    Co-Creation Hub launches in Rwanda

    Nigeria's innovation centre, Co-Creation Hub, has expanded to Kigali, Rwanda...

    19 Feb 2019

    Vukani Mngxati, chief executive officer for Accenture Africa.
    Accelerating Africa's economy through digital transformation

    The 'digitisation of everything' trend is evolving at pace and Africa cannot afford to play catch-up...

    By Vukani Mngxati 19 Feb 2019

    FrontPageAfrica publisher Rodney Sieh, pictured on his release from prison in November 2013. Sieh says journalists in Liberia continue to face threats and harassment for their critical reporting. (CPJ/AP/Mark Darrough).
    How Liberia's press is faring under Weah presidency

    Liberian publisher Rodney Sieh is interviewed by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on how Liberia's press is faring under the George Weah presidency...

    By Angela Quintal 18 Feb 2019

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    The professionalism of authenticity

    There is no doubt that video content is more informative, more engaging and more likely to gain lead conversions than any other format, but with such an overwhelming amount of content, what trends should marketers be paying attention to in order to ensure that their carefully crafted message is not simply lost in the quagmire?...

    Quinn LubbeBy Quinn Lubbe 18 Feb 2019

    Global Out of Home Media appoints Marcell Entres to head up Ghana operation
    Global Out of Home Media appoints Marcell Entres to head up Ghana operation

    Global Out of Home Media - a division of the Provantage Media Group - has appointed experienced industry professional Marcell Entres as the new general manager of its Ghana operation...

    Issued by Provantage Media Group 18 Feb 2019

    Is your product packaging the 'whole package'? 4 unboxing trends for 2019
    Is your product packaging the 'whole package'? 4 unboxing trends for 2019

    Who cares what it looks like on the outside when it's what's on the inside that counts, right? Wrong! At least when it comes to product packaging, that is...

    Daniella ShapiroBy Daniella Shapiro 18 Feb 2019

    TVC Communications launches its new HD studio in Nigeria
    TVC Communications launches its new HD studio in Nigeria

    TVC News has launched a brand-new high definition studio in Lagos, Nigeria.

    18 Feb 2019

    An electoral worker prepares identity card and biometric verification readers, at the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Kano, northern Nigeria, on February 14, 2019. CPJ joined a call for Nigeria to ensure that internet and social media services remain connected during the upcoming elections. Credit: CPJ/AP Photo/Ben Curtis.
    Nigeria urged not to cut social media during elections

    Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) joins call for Nigeria to ensure internet and social media services remain connected during elections...

    15 Feb 2019

    Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look
    Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look

    Ooredoo TV customers can now enjoy the new set-top box which will include all digital services such as conventional linear TV, on-demand service, apps and games and also catch-up features...

    15 Feb 2019

    A traffic policewoman pictured in Yaoundé in October 2018. A journalist was attacked outside his home in the city on January 31. Credit: CPJ/Reuters/Zohra Bensemra.
    Cameroon Web reporter attacked with knife outside his home

    Cameroonian authorities should immediately investigate an attack on Paul Chouta, a reporter for the privately owned news website Cameroon Web...

    15 Feb 2019

    OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies
    OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies

    As of March, Dubai-based pay tv operator OSN will air only OSN Sports Cricket HD and Ten Sports Channel...

    15 Feb 2019

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    South African entry wins best foreign film at The One Club's One Screen Film Festival

    Bheki The Mbhaco Maker by FCB Africa, Johannesburg for South African Tourism was announced as the winner in the Foreign Film category at last night's seventh annual One Screen Short Film Festival...

    14 Feb 2019

    This is Africa's decade
    This is Africa's decade

    Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) unveils 2019 New Editions on the sidelines of the African Union Summit...

    14 Feb 2019

    5 ways AI is changing the workplace
    5 ways AI is changing the workplace

    Every now and again, a rising technology comes along and fundamentally changes the way we work. Artificial intelligence, or AI, has been at the forefront of recent discussion...

    Farren RoperBy Farren Roper 13 Feb 2019

    Reducing fake news during elections in Africa
    Reducing fake news during elections in Africa

    Facebook shares eight ways that it is preparing for elections across Africa, working to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect election integrity and support civic engagement across the continent...

    By Akua Gyekye 13 Feb 2019

    The danger of big data without context
    The danger of big data without context

    Craig Johnston, marketing manager at Seidor Bluekey, says that data and knowledge are not the same thing...

    Craig JohnstonBy Craig Johnston 13 Feb 2019

    E-Media launched iTV on DTT in Senegal
    E-Media launched iTV on DTT in Senegal

    e-Media group in Senegal completes its offer by launching its flagship channel iTV on the DTT platform in Senegal...

    12 Feb 2019

    How to win in the African digital space
    How to win in the African digital space

    The top four digital areas you can really win at in the African digital space in 2019...

    By Seanice Kacungira 12 Feb 2019

    4 CRM marketing trends to ignite 2019
    4 CRM marketing trends to ignite 2019

    Never has the emphasis on customer centricity been more rampant than it is in the era of the connected customer who, thanks to technology, has become more powerful and vocal than ever before, marking only the beginning of an era where failure to listen equals a rapid demise of your brand...

    Sugeshni SubroyenBy Sugeshni Subroyen 12 Feb 2019

    Plus TV Africa to air on StarTimes
    Plus TV Africa to air on StarTimes

    Plus TV, the 24-hour news channel, will be broadcast on StarTimes...

    11 Feb 2019

    Unlocking Africa's full potential
    Unlocking Africa's full potential

    AfDB president Akinwumi Adesina, says "We are in a race with time to unlock Africa's full potential..."

    11 Feb 2019

    400 West African journalists trained on migration reporting
    400 West African journalists trained on migration reporting

    Learning how to report on migration issues in the media with due regard to human rights and the dignity of migrants, is a fundamental step in informing public opinion...

    11 Feb 2019

    All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs
    All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs

    The 13th annual South African Film and Television Awards nominations were announced on 8 February in Rosebank, Johannesburg...

    11 Feb 2019

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