MARKETING & MEDIA

Changing the narrative on migration through film

AfriDocs: Migrant stories changing the narrative on migration...

15 minutes ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

My nasty encounter with Tanzanian repression

Muthoki Mumo and I embarked on a 10-day visit to Tanzania, primarily as a networking and fact-finding mission to gauge media freedom in Magufuli's Tanzania. We had nothing to hide, and even had a letter of invitation from the government-recognised press regulator. But then I heard a knock on my hotel room door...

By Angela Quintal 14 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaCom2018: How to leapfrog when improving customer experience

On the second day of AfricaCom 2018, Indranil Das, VP and head of Ericsson digital services for EMEA explained the importance of asking if the customer experience exceeds their expectation...

By Leigh Andrews 16 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How women in African film can achieve influence

The Ladima Foundation: women of influence panel discussion DISCOP Joburg...

18 hours ago

RETAIL

Jumia welcomes framework for e-commerce regulation in Nigeria

Juliet Anammah, CEO of Jumia Nigeria, has described the recent tripartite motion to develop a framework to regulate the activities of e-commerce platforms in Nigeria as a round peg in a round hole...

20 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The best of times and the worst of times for journalism

Jennifer Thomas, an award-winning, veteran American broadcast journalist, was invited by the United States Embassy (South Africa) to address the Cape Town Press Club on media coverage of elections in the age of fake news late last month...

By Juanita Pienaar 21 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Food security in Africa depends on rethinking outdated water law

A new study has found that outdated, colonial-era water permit systems across Africa are unintentionally criminalising millions of small farmers who can't obtain permits...

By Barbara van Koppen 22 hours ago

FINANCE

Debt-ridden African countries return to the IMF fold

There are a number of sub-Saharan African countries where the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned debt servicing costs were becoming a burden, especially in oil-producing countries...

By Akani Chauke 1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

African Development Bank launches energy portal

An online portal has been launched that will consolidate, validate and disseminate energy data and insights across Africa's energy value chain, covering generation, transmission, distribution, regulation and policy.

1 day ago

ICT

What to expect at AfricaCom 2018

The 21st edition of AfricaCom kicks off today, 13 November 2018, in Cape Town and is shaping up to be an impressive event...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Customer expectations outpace brand experiences

Acceleration of digitisation raises the bar for companies to innovate - or be left behind...

By Hans Zachar 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Joburg Film Festival showcases African films

Joburg Film Festival opened on Friday with Kenyan feature film, Rafiki...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa's women entrepreneurs honoured at AWIEF Awards

The AWIEF Awards this weekend celebrated the achievements of women entrepreneurs and innovators across the African continent...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#FairnessFirst: Why investigative journalism and media freedom matters

It's becoming harder than ever to 'kill the story' in these technologically advanced times...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

ENERGY & MINING

Africa's bumpy road to sustainable energy

Sub-Saharan Africa produces approximately 62-million tonnes of waste per year, including plastic waste, according to the World Bank...

By Eleni Mourdoukoutas 3 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Banks urged to plough into Africa's agribusiness

African banks, insurance institutions and investors have been challenged to relax their stringent requirements for the funding of emerging agribusiness ventures on the continent...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

'Women of Africa are our most valuable, untapped resource'

The women of Africa are our most valuable, untapped resource, the AWIEF 2018 conference heard...

By Louise Marsland 9 Nov 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Detained CPJ staffers released in Tanzania

The Committee to Protect Journalists has welcomed the release of staffers Angela Quintal and Muthoki Mumo, who have safely left Tanzania...

9 Nov 2018

RETAIL

#ShopperInsights2019: I love you, but...

Despite retailers widening their repertoire, baskets are shrinking as tough times for shoppers dictate more planning and less impulse shopping...

By Danette Breitenbach 8 Nov 2018

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