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Nestlé launches innovation challenge in 6 African countries
Nestlé launches innovation challenge in 6 African countries

Nestlé has launched a Research and Development (R&D) innovation challenge in sub-Saharan Africa to provide a platform for startups and universities to contribute to local sustainable growth...

28 May 2019

Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programme
Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programme

The Impact Fund for African Creatives (IFFAC) is calling on designers to apply for its accelerator programme. The programme is focused on supporting and strengthening emerging African brands...

21 May 2019

Meshack Mulaudzi is giving African children positive representation through toys
Meshack Mulaudzi is giving African children positive representation through toys

By simply trying to create a doll that his daughter could identify with, Meshack Mulaudzi embarked on a doll-making journey that spreads positivity to African children...

3 May 2019

#Propak19: Developing artisan skills for the future
#Propak19: Developing artisan skills for the future

Twenty years ago, there were in excess of 50,000 to 70,000 artisans employed throughout the mining, manufacturing, construction and local authorities' sectors in SA...

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Mar 2019

#BizTrends2019: Shop defines 6 trends shaping the future of retail
#BizTrends2019: Shop defines 6 trends shaping the future of retail

Technology and changing customer demographics have set a new stage for retail. Success today is defined by the ability to keep up, or get out in front of, trends that are driving consumer purchases...

By Leo Van De Polder 30 Jan 2019

McDonald's to invest R3bn in SA over next 5 years
McDonald's to invest R3bn in SA over next 5 years

McDonald's South Africa has committed to invest R3 billion into the country over the next five years, the company announced at the South African Investment Conference in Johannesburg...

29 Oct 2018

Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus
Bizcommunity Recruitment in Africa Focus

A comprehensive B2B Recruitment Focus from December 2018 to February 2019 will ensure that Bizcommunity is the go-to destination for all the B2B news you'll need to plan your HR and recruitment strategies in 2019...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Oct 2018

7 ways to create in-store experiences that drive traffic and sales
7 ways to create in-store experiences that drive traffic and sales

Competition in the retail industry is fiercer than ever. Between e-commerce sites and subscription services, consumers have plenty of choices when it comes to where they spend their time and money...

By Higor Torchia 31 Aug 2018

A multi-million rand African skincare business built from Marula oil
A multi-million rand African skincare business built from Marula oil

Portia Mngomezulu, founder of Portia M Skin Solutions, has been awarded Pick n Pay's 2018 Small Supplier of the Year award for her business' exceptional growth performance and job creation...

28 Aug 2018

African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China
African entrepreneurs join Alibaba's eFounders Fellowship in China

Twenty-nine (29) African entrepreneurs have completed the two-week eFounders Fellowship programme in China, an initiative run by Alibaba and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development...

By Gabriella Mulligan 6 Jul 2018

Innovative e-commerce approaches can help small businesses in Africa
Innovative e-commerce approaches can help small businesses in Africa

Africa's growing digital economy is fast changing how business is done on the continent. Trading of goods and services online is estimated to be worth $24bn...

By Mercy Mpinganjira 4 Jun 2018

The initiative provides an audio-based mobile training course targeting front line health workers (FLW) to help them deliver life-saving information, and is also aimed at helping pregnant women and their families prepare for the unexpected and potentially deadly situations that can arise in child birth.
The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014

(Image: Matthew Bowden www.digitallyrefreshing.com, via Wikimedia Commons)
Actually it is fun and games

Gamification can make training in the workplace faster, more effective and less expensive.

By Danette Breitenbach 23 Oct 2013

Embarcadero supports secondary, university-level ICT education across SA
Embarcadero supports secondary, university-level ICT education across SA

MAIDENHEAD, UK: Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, is actively engaging with the academic community across South Africa to support secondary and university-level ICT education in the country.

12 Feb 2013

How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news
How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news

Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011

Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters
Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters

Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011

2011 Tabbie Awards winners
2011 Tabbie Awards winners

CLEVELAND, US: The 2011 Tabbie Awards featured nearly 400 entries, with nominations coming from the US, Canada, the UK, India, New Zealand and South Africa. Judges were once again impressed by the quality of the submissions. One of the two 2011 Scholarship winners hails from SA, too.

22 Jul 2011

D&AD 2011: In book and Pencil nominations
D&AD 2011: In book and Pencil nominations

LONDON, UK: After a week of deliberation and the odd row or two, a week where the competition was as fierce as the debate, D&AD has awarded 680 entries In Book or Nominated status in the D&AD Awards 2011. In addition, in the Student Awards 217 students from around the world have taken their first steps towards creative fame, achieving In Book or above status.

20 Apr 2011

Cannes Creative Leaders awards bursaries
Cannes Creative Leaders awards bursaries

LONDON, UK: The Cannes Creative Leaders Programme will once again take place in June following the success of last year's programme.

19 Apr 2011

Cannes Lions launches Cannes Creative Academy for Young Marketers
Cannes Lions launches Cannes Creative Academy for Young Marketers

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has announced the launch of The Cannes Creative Academy for Young Marketers, a week-long programme of structured and intensive learning specifically targeted to marketers and brand managers aged 30 years or under, working within a client organisation.

13 Apr 2011

ADC: 2011 ADC Hall of Fame Laureates
ADC: 2011 ADC Hall of Fame Laureates

NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org), one of the leading organisations for creatives in integrated media and reputedly the first global creative collective of its kind, has announced the latest group of inductees into the ADC Hall of Fame.

12 Apr 2011

One Club launches third annual Creative Week NYC
One Club launches third annual Creative Week NYC

NEW YORK, US: The One Club has announced the event line-up for the third annual Creative Week New York, 9-15 May 2011. Creative Week New York, which has been declared officially by New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, is an annual celebration of creativity in advertising, design and digital media.

23 Mar 2011

Applications open: Photographer in Residence 2011

GRAZ, AUSTRIA/JOHANNESBURG, SA: The Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts (ISBK) will continue its residency programme for photographers in 2011, which is a cooperation of the Summer Academy, Camera Austria, Graz and the Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg.

4 Mar 2011

Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative Summit - with a touch of music
Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative Summit - with a touch of music

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: Here's a conference with a difference... There will be presentations, of course - but there will also be the sound of a violin in the Congress Hall of Conrad Hotel in Istanbul during the Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative Summit this month.

1 Mar 2011

Leo Burnett sponsors Dubai Lynx Student Academy
Leo Burnett sponsors Dubai Lynx Student Academy

DUBAI, UAE: For the third year, the Dubai International Advertising Festival is joining forces with Leo Burnett to form a dedicated Academy for 20 students from across the Middle East and North Africa, offering a unique intensive three-day educational programme during the regional annual advertising and communications festival that will take place next month.

23 Feb 2011

Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative Summit programme announced
Intercontinental Advertising CUP and Creative Summit programme announced

ISTANBUL, TURKEY: The organisers of the Intercontinental Advertising Cup and Summit have announced the speakers and programme for the event, which is due to take place in Istanbul over two days - 11-12 March 2011 - at the Conrad Hotel Istanbul.

21 Feb 2011

IDM's new course aims to bring TV impact to direct marketing
IDM's new course aims to bring TV impact to direct marketing

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: The Institute of Direct Marketing (IDM) is to launch a new training course that for the first time recognises the importance of TV advertising as an essential component of an integrated, response-driven marketing communications programme.

16 Feb 2011

Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November
Lisbon to host Eurobest 2011, 28-30 November

LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.

9 Feb 2011

The One Club Creative Boot Camp
The One Club Creative Boot Camp

NEW YORK, US: The One Club hosted its Creative Boot Camp at Macaulay Honors College in Manhattan for the second year in a row. The four-day workshop from 24-27 January was led by creative directors and designers from around the United States.

3 Feb 2011

Time to enter 2011 ADC Student Brief Awards
Time to enter 2011 ADC Student Brief Awards

NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org), has opened the call for entries for the 2011 international ADC Student Brief competition, part of the ADC 90th Annual Awards.

2 Feb 2011

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