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Africa's business leaders give advice on Forbes Africa show

Forbes Africa is launching season two of 'My Worst Day With Peace Hyde' which culls business advice from Africa's millionaires...

7 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The line between news and advertising is blurring, according to study

According to the Global Communications Report, 64% of public relations professionals surveyed predict that in five years the average consumer will not be able to distinguish between news stories (earned media) and promotional content (paid media)...

8 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

Key challenges for Kenya in big push to reduce post-harvest losses

Kenya estimates that 20% of cereals are lost even before reaching the market. That's a high figure, particularly since it doesn't include food waste...

By Timothy Njagi Njeru, Priscilla Wainaina 11 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How to embrace AI in emerging markets like Africa

How will Artificial intelligence (AI) change the way we conduct business in Africa and will it make people redundant or irrelevant when it comes to jobs on the continent?

By Tyler Golato and Rob Green 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

DRC documentary wins human rights award

Documentary film recognised for highlighting human rights in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

VR and digital video storytelling as top marketing tools for 2018

Creative director and virtual reality expert Brendan Stein of Soapbox Films video production company explains how to make B2B video pop and why you need to get to the 'why' fast in your VR and video marketing, or else...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

RETAIL

Kenya's Twiga Foods partners IBM for blockchain-based microfinancing

Kenyan agri-tech startup Twiga Foods has partnered IBM Research to extend access to microloans to 220 food stall retailers across Kenya using a blockchain-based financing system...

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

ICT

CIOs get AI reality check

Forrester's recent predictions for CIOs working on data and analytics initiatives warn that the capabilities of new technologies, like artificial intelligence (AI), require the redesign of operating models...

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Papers to help improve labour safety in agriculture, forestry sectors

The back-breaking jobs in the agriculture and forestry sectors are some of the most dangerous. To reduce health risks, FAO has published two papers mapping ways to improve worker health and safety...

1 day ago

ICT

Disrupt Africa to host live pitching competition in Nairobi

Disrupt Africa will host its first live startup pitching competition at the AHUB East event in Nairobi next month, with the best startup winning a trip to pitch at AfricaCom in Cape Town in November, alongside other prizes...

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

$17m investment contributes to growth of floriculture in East Africa

A co-investment of $17m in Marginpar Flower Group Holdings have been announced by Agri-Vie and Norfund...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Empathy - a two-way street in customer service

It's no secret that personalisation is essential in developing a successful customer experience. Central to that is getting to know all you can about your customer and using that information to drive the interaction...

By Wynand Smit 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Social entrepreneurship - an amazing tool that can help African development

As entrepreneurship is crucial for any thriving economy, the growing number of entrepreneurs in Africa has captivated the interest of the world...

By Adisa Amanor-Wilks 2 days ago

FINANCE

Sarb and BoE team up to train African central banks

The South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) and the Bank of England (BoE) will work together on providing training and technical assistance to central banks in certain African countries...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

CMO Growth Council launched by Cannes Lions and ANA

The new CMO Growth Council will frame the future growth agenda for brands on the global stage...

3 days ago

AGRICULTURE

East Africa: Technology helping East Africa unlock agriculture potential

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Information technology is being utilised more than ever to improve agriculture in East Africa...

By Ruari Phillips 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Today's emerging market entrepreneurs will achieve SDGs - Seedstars

This is the generation of entrepreneurs that will achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

AfriDocs and Channel24 strike streaming deal

Every week a specially selected African documentary will be available on Channel24 to stream...

16 Apr 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Showcasing Africa's innovators

The Africa Innovation Summit has launched a call across Africa for innovations addressing the continent's challenges, from African innovators...

16 Apr 2018

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