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How mining survived the pandemic

Mining is one of Africa's most important industries. It has contributed significantly to economic growth, has been instrumental in the development of infrastructure and is a major driver for improved socioeconomic indicators ...

By Yaa Agyare-Dwomoh 6 hours ago

'SeeHer Lens' Award aims to honour work which amplifies gender equality
'SeeHer Lens' Award aims to honour work which amplifies gender equality

New York Festivals and The Female Quotient (FQ) has announced a partnership with ANA in the launch of the 2021 NYFA 'SeeHer Lens' Award....

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To ban or not to ban plastic shopping bags? Implications and proposed solutions

Dubbed the 'white flower' in South Africa, the negative effects of single-use plastic shopping bags include reducing the aesthetic value of landscapes, clogging waterways, depleting petroleum reserves...

By Asphat Muposhi, Mercy Mpinganjira, Marius Wait 11 hours ago

Sound Connects Fund calls for applications
Sound Connects Fund calls for applications

The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF), in partnership with the Goethe-Institut, has launched a €4m funding programme geared towards supporting creatives in Southern Africa.

1 day ago

SA Marketing Industry Alliance launches WFA DEI Census
SA Marketing Industry Alliance launches WFA DEI Census

Earlier this month, the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) announced the launch of a global census of the marketing and advertising industry...

2 days ago

Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021
Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021

The world's most valuable brands have experienced record growth according to the Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 ranking, with the total worth reaching $7,1trn...

Issued by Kantar 2 days ago

Segmenting for the future: 5 emerging consumer types
Segmenting for the future: 5 emerging consumer types

Accenture Africa's MD shares the new consumer types that have surfaced as a result of the pandemic, and how they differ according to changes in way of life, fears and concerns, hopes and desires...

John WatlingBy John Watling 2 days ago

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#CreativeWeek2021: Games in physical reality

Epic Games looks at how game studios and brands work together...

Emily StanderBy Emily Stander 2 days ago

Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition
Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition

The Golden Drum International Festival of Creativity had opened registrations for its Young Drummers and The Golden Drum competitions...

18 Jun 2021

Doktor.se to launch in Africa
Doktor.se to launch in Africa

Following a pre-Series A round of $3m, Webrock and Healthforce will be taking the cutting-edge technology behind the second most downloaded doctor app in Europe, Doktor.se, to Africa...

18 Jun 2021

D&AD Shift NY 2021 open for applications
D&AD Shift NY 2021 open for applications

D&AD has announced the launch of the 2021 edition of the D&AD Shift with Google programme in New York...

16 Jun 2021

How research, collaboration are contributing to food security in Africa
How research, collaboration are contributing to food security in Africa

Professor of Plant Breeding Maryke Labuschagne is working with a group of more than 20 African PhD students and postdoctoral fellows to improve the...

14 Jun 2021

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'Buy now pay later' spend predicted to reach $995bn in 2026

This 274% growth will be fuelled by a greater appetite from users for credit to spread costs, particularly in the wake of the pandemic, which has put extreme pressure on user finances...

14 Jun 2021

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D&AD 2021 social media trends

Find out about the key social media trends Ashleigh Burton saw in the D&AD Awards...

Ashleigh BurtonBy Ashleigh Burton 14 Jun 2021

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