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Sudanese protesters are seen with their smartphones in Khartoum on April 21, 2019. CPJ has called on South African telecommunications company MTN Group to end its role in Sudan’s internet shutdowns. Credit: CPJ/AFP/Ozan Kose.
MTN Group urged to end participation in internet shutdowns in SudanArticle

The Committee to Protect Journalists has joined 22 other organisations in calling on MTN Group, to end its role in Sudan's internet shutdowns...

Justin Shilad 12 Jul 2019

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First Africa Media Index published on Africa's media marketsArticle

Launch of a study that provides insights on trends and knowledge of the African media sector and how it affects investment, governance, local business and economies...

24 May 2019

Kantar Africa Life 2019 report.
#AfricaMonth: How can brands fuel growth in Africa?Article

Successful brands must have a strong local resonance and activation if they are to emotionally connect with consumers in Africa and fuel growth in the fast-changing region...

21 May 2019

A billboard for Nigeria's incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy, who won re-election in February. Credit: CPJ/Jonathan Rozen.
Nigerian journalists speak out on press freedomArticle

'You cannot muzzle the media' - Nigerian journalists on press freedom under Buhari...

Jonathan Rozen 7 May 2019

UP's Future Africa research institute places innovation at the centre of Africa's development
UP's Future Africa research institute places innovation at the centre of Africa's developmentArticle

The University of Pretoria has been lauded for the launch of its Future Africa research institute. The institute aims to address complex societal challenges and contribute to the achievement of Africa's sustainable, inclusive and equitable development through science and technology...

1 Apr 2019

The claim that democracy fares better in the West than in Africa is a fallacy
The claim that democracy fares better in the West than in Africa is a fallacyArticle

The democratic inferiority complex of many Africans is unwarranted. The idea that our democracies are "B Grade" and those of the West are prime quality is false...

Steven Friedman 30 Jan 2019

Economic Commission for Africa’s Oliver Chinganya.
The power of data can transform the worldArticle

Statistics is the 'new oil' leaders must exploit on the African continent to spur action...

26 Oct 2018

Vincent F. Hendricks, Professor of Formal Philosophy at The University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
Research data needs to be used with purposeArticle

African statisticians urged to take ownership of their data and use it for continent's prosperity and beware of fake news and populist politicians...

12 Oct 2018

This Mozambican startup is plotting an African data revolution
This Mozambican startup is plotting an African data revolutionArticle

Seedstars Maputo winner WenaData may only be active in Mozambique for now, but the startup has big plans for taking its innovative research techniques across the continent...

Tom Jackson 9 Oct 2018

Here are the 2018 Ai Institutional Investment, Capital Market Awards winners
Here are the 2018 Ai Institutional Investment, Capital Market Awards winnersArticle

International investment group Africa investor (Ai) recently announced the 2018 winners in the Ai Institutional Investment and Capital Market Awards...

1 Oct 2018

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African research dominated by mobile, social mediaArticle

There is a demand for insight into African markets and much of the data collection is done via mobile, social media and CRM...

Danette Breitenbach 6 Sep 2018

Superpower investment in Africa
Superpower investment in AfricaArticle

How superpowers, the United States and China, are investing in Africa, according to new research...

18 Jul 2018

Gearing up for Pamro 2018
Gearing up for Pamro 2018Article

Booking is open for the 19th Pamro All Africa Media Research Conference, which will this year, consider a 'billion dollar question'...

29 May 2018

PAMRO launches call for papers
PAMRO launches call for papersArticle

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

14 May 2018

The winning brands in 2018 will get their competitive edge from memorable customer experiences
The winning brands in 2018 will get their competitive edge from memorable customer experiencesArticle

Consumers around the world are putting more value on experiences than they do on possessions, and South Africans are no different...

Rachel Thompson, Issued by GfK South Africa 16 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Winning brands will get their competitive edge from memorable customer experiences
#BizTrends2018: Winning brands will get their competitive edge from memorable customer experiencesArticle

Consumers around the world are putting more value on experiences than they do on possessions, and South Africans are no different...

Rachel Thompson 19 Dec 2017

How African property markets can move beyond the ‘pioneering' phase
How African property markets can move beyond the ‘pioneering' phaseArticle

Property pioneers have already taken the first steps in shaping Africa's urban landscapes, constructing landmark malls, hotels and office blocks that could be called iconic...

Selwyn Blieden 25 Aug 2017

Ongoing development will soon see a merging of Cape Town’s booming business hubs of the CBD and Waterfront. Picture: Andrew Ingram
What semigrants need to consider when investing in commercial property in Cape TownArticle

There's no such thing as an inexpensive property investment mistake...

21 Jul 2017

Adrian Gore, CEO of Discovery - 2016 AABLA Southern Africa Business Leader of the Year and Company of the Year.
All Africa Business Leaders Awards partners with HenleyArticle

Henley Business School Africa has partnered with the 7th All Africa Business Leaders Awards to assist in the judging and assessment of all Southern Africa nominees for 2017...

20 Jun 2017

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Engagement comes from having good contentArticle

It has become increasingly clear that content needs to be local - this engages audiences much more than international content...

Joe Otin 12 Jun 2017

Strengthening research in Africa
Strengthening research in AfricaArticle

Inaugural conference identifies collaboration themes, strengthens pan-African networks...

6 Apr 2017

- The Ethiopia-Djibouti train line in Addis Ababa. AFP PHOTO | ZACHARIAS ABUBEKER
New African railways ride on Chinese loansArticle

Earlier this month, the first train rumbled down the tracks of a $3.4 billion electric railway connecting landlocked Ethiopia with Djibouti and its access to the Red Sea...

Salem Solomon 27 Jan 2017

UNESCO-MARS 2016 Award winners: (L-R) front row- ‘Best African Woman Researchers Award’ 4th place winner Maria Nabaggala, from Infectious Diseases Institute, Uganda; 5th place winner, Martha Zewdie, from Armauer Hansen Research Institute, Ethiopia; 2nd place Best Young African Researchers winner, Constantine Asahngwa, Cameroon Centre for Evidence Based Health Care; Best Young African Researchers 1st place winner Patricia Rantshabeng from University of Botswana; Best African Women Researchers 2nd place winner, Rogomenoma Ouedraogo, Laboratory of Biology and Molecular Genetics University, Burkina Faso; ‘Best Young Researcher Award’ 3rd place winner, Lamin Cham from National Aids Control Program, Gambia; 2nd row: 2nd place Best Young Researchers Award winner, Tinashe Nyazika, University of Zimbabwe; Best African Woman Researchers Award’ 1st place winner, Beatrice Nyagol from Kenya Medical Research Institute, together with Prof. Yifru Berhane, Minister of Health, Ethiopia; Prof. Dr Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman, Executive Board and Family Board of E.Merck KG; Prof. Afework Kassu Gizaw, Minister of Science and Technology, Ethiopia; Ahmed Fahmi, Program Director, UNESCO and Rasha Kelej, Chief Social Officer, Merck Healthcare.
'Best African Women Researchers' announcedArticle

Merck has followed up the success of its Cancer Access Program, which empowers women in the field of oncology, where they were underrepresented, with another initiative that empowers African women - this time in the field of research, to offer better health care to women...

20 Dec 2016

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Improving the lives of Ghanaian cocoa farmersArticle

Together with a team of cocoa and agriculture experts from Ghana and Denmark, research has improved fermenting techniques of raw cocoa beans...

5 Dec 2016

Save the date for PAMRO 2017
Save the date for PAMRO 2017Article

Save the date for next year's edition of the Pan African Market Research (PAMRO) conference, which will be held from the 27 - 30 August 2017, at the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands, Cape Town...

14 Nov 2016

Peter Searll
Accurate audience measurement in Africa through mobile trackingArticle

Accurate audience measurement in Africa needs innovation in media research...

Peter Searll 9 Nov 2016

Private equity opportunities in African currency devaluation
Private equity opportunities in African currency devaluationArticle

Recent currency devaluations on the continent could create an opportunity for African manufacturers according to African investment experts, RisCura...

10 Oct 2016

Finding opportunities in currency devaluation
Finding opportunities in currency devaluationArticle

While some African countries that are considered great investment opportunities have seen recent currency devaluation, this could create an opportunity for African manufacturers...

Heleen Goussard, Nicholas Olds 17 Aug 2016

ConCourt freezes 100,000 land claims
ConCourt freezes 100,000 land claimsArticle

Over 100,000 land claims were frozen by the Constitutional Court when it struck down the Restitution of Land Rights Amendment Act yesterday, 28 July 2016...

29 Jul 2016

Professor Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp receives award
Merck Africa infertility campaign wins awardArticle

Award for Merck's 'More than a Mother' campaign initiative to empower an unprivileged segment of women in Africa...

7 Jun 2016

Many Africans live within metres of the national grid, but have no access. © Josemaria Toscano
EU-Africa research cooperation to improve energy access in AfricaArticle

Energy in Africa is a rarer commodity than in the developed world...

Dr Ed Brown and Dr Zivayi Chiguvare 22 Apr 2016

World PR Forum selects South African communication consultant
World PR Forum selects South African communication consultantArticle

The World PR Forum has selected South African communication consultant, Daniel Munslow, to speak at the 2016 World Public Relations Forum in Toronto, Canada...

15 Mar 2016

Retail space works harder
Retail space works harderArticle

Space at prime South African retail properties was made to work harder throughout 2015 and delivered real growth on an inflation adjusted basis...

9 Mar 2016

Award-winning week for Havas Worldwide Johannesburg and Havas Public Relations
Award-winning week for Havas Worldwide Johannesburg and Havas Public RelationsArticle

Havas Worldwide Johannesburg and Havas PR enjoyed an accolade-laden week receiving gongs from the African Cristal Awards, the Millward Brown awards for the most-loved South African ads and the International Public Relations Association Golden World Award...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 14 Oct 2015

Daniel Munslow talking at IPRA
The evolution of business communicationArticle

The traditional role of public relations continues to evolve in a dynamic and constantly changing landscape. Today, PR is a key function of an organisation's reputation management strategy...

Daniel Munslow 2 Oct 2015

JLL South Africa releases Q2 2015 research reports
JLL South Africa releases Q2 2015 research reportsArticle

An overview of the Johannesburg and Cape Town property markets, including retail...

21 Aug 2015

IBM Research - Africa and RTI International forge partnership
IBM Research - Africa and RTI International forge partnershipArticle

NAIROBI, KENYA: RTI International and IBM's Africa research lab have announced a partnership to deploy big data analytics and cognitive technologies to help transform development approaches in Africa...

16 Jul 2015

Retail sales growth in February a pleasant surprise
Retail sales growth in February a pleasant surpriseArticle

Retail sales rose much more than expected in February compared with a year ago‚ suggesting that consumers are spending slightly more due to higher disposable incomes...

Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 16 Apr 2015

Plans to expand IBM Research - Africa
Plans to expand IBM Research - AfricaArticle

IBM has announced plans to expand IBM Research - Africa with a new laboratory in Joburg beginning April 2015...

12 Feb 2015

Albert van Jaarsveld
Innovation, a catalyst for developmentArticle

WEF is uniquely placed to offer South Africa a chance to position itself and communicate its value proposition to international decision makers...

Albert van Jaarsveld 27 Jan 2015

How does Ghana see South Africa?
How does Ghana see South Africa?Article

The last leg of the South Africa Incorporated research project will take place in Ghana, when Brand South Africa research manager Petrus de Kock heads to Accra. The project studies how other African nations perceive South Africa...

Shamin Chibba 14 Nov 2014

IBM, Airtel, Echo Mobile join forces to stop Ebola in West Africa
IBM, Airtel, Echo Mobile join forces to stop Ebola in West AfricaArticle

Airtel, IBM Research Africa and Kenya's Echo Mobile have partnered to launch several initiatives in an aim to help curb the spread of Ebola in West Africa...

28 Oct 2014

Exotix appoints lead of equities market
Exotix appoints lead of equities marketArticle

Anthea Alexander has been appointed as head of Southern Africa Consumer Stocks at Exotix Partners, the emerging market and illiquid debt merchant bank.

9 Oct 2014

String of disappointing economic data continues
String of disappointing economic data continuesArticle

Growth in retail sales slowed notably to a six-month low in March‚ providing another indication that economic growth moderated strongly in the first quarter.

Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 15 May 2014

Cautious optimism among manufacturers
Cautious optimism among manufacturersArticle

South African manufacturing production came in better than expected in July‚ suggesting recovery in the economy's second biggest sector.

Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 12 Sep 2013

Keep low rates urges Consumer Forum
Keep low rates urges Consumer ForumArticle

Interest rates should be kept at their 40-year lows for at least the next 12 months to give consumers time to recover from steep debt levels, according to the National Consumer Forum.

16 Jul 2013

Opportunity for science journalist to do research in AfricaArticle

Research Africa is offering African science journalists - or African scientists with a proven track record in journalism - an intensive seven-month science journalism internship at its headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa.

26 Oct 2012

A ladies guide to 'accessorising' for a financial future
A ladies guide to 'accessorising' for a financial futureArticle

Putting on a pair of designer sunglasses and belt can make an ordinary outfit look extraordinary. However, you still need to have at least a decent selection of clothes to go with those accessories. So too can this analogy be applied to your finances. In fact you could say the following article is a ladies guide to the must-have 'life' accessories that make for a solid financial future.

Robin Farrell 21 Aug 2012

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