New PAMRO president appointed
New PAMRO president appointed

Sifiso Falala takes the reins as new Pan African All Media Research Organisation president...

5 Nov 2018

Why Book Dash produces beautiful, proudly African storybooks
Why Book Dash produces beautiful, proudly African storybooks

Book Dash is a non-profit organisation on a mission to make sure every child in South Africa owns 100 books by the age of five...

By Eugene Yiga 5 Nov 2018

What Nestlé's attempt to trademark the shape of a KitKat teaches us about design
What Nestlé's attempt to trademark the shape of a KitKat teaches us about design

For many people there is something irresistible about chocolate. But in the hungry rush to make it part of our bodies there is a missed opportunity to meditate on different gestural experiences...

By Tom Lee and Stefan Lie 2 Nov 2018

How to build a successful business in Africa
How to build a successful business in Africa

A new book, 'How we made it in Africa', tells the stories of 25 entrepreneurs who've built thriving businesses on the African continent....

2 Nov 2018

2019 D&AD Awards open for entries
2019 D&AD Awards open for entries

The 2019 D&AD Awards are now open for entry, with eleven categories reimagined to highlight the best of the modern creative industries...

2 Nov 2018

Marco Prestini from Italy is one of the Young Guns 16. © .
Young Guns 16 winners announced

YG16 awards ceremony honours 30 winners originally from 12 countries as top creatives age 30 and under...

2 Nov 2018

iflix brings 13 new channels to MENA
iflix brings 13 new channels to MENA

Subscription VOD service iflix has extended its linear TV channel offering by bringing its total to 50, with the intention of reaching 80 by the end of 2018...

2 Nov 2018

Next 100 African Startups initiative
Next 100 African Startups initiative

Nigeria's Publiseer selected to be part of the Next 100 African Startups initiative in Egypt...

1 Nov 2018

AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists
AfricaCom Awards 2018 finalists

The annual AfricaCom Awards shortlist was released this week, ahead of the annual mega-conference and expo from 13-15 November 2018...

1 Nov 2018

Africa Trade Forum 2018 goes to Nigeria
Africa Trade Forum 2018 goes to Nigeria

Through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), industrialisation will help create employment for Africa's growing youth population, and the process now starts towards implementation...

1 Nov 2018

New research hub for Africa
New research hub for Africa

Accenture Research's new insights hub, Africa Observatory, goes live...

1 Nov 2018

Image provided by Loeries Africa Middle East.
The Loeries 2018 Official Rankings are out!

The Loeries has released its annual Official Rankings which provide a comprehensive overview of the performance across the advertising and brand communications industry throughout Africa and the Middle East...

1 Nov 2018

Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience
Affluent Afrillennials choose brands with social conscience

Africa's affluent millennials look to brands to make positive change, according to BBC survey...

31 Oct 2018

Facebook partnership in Africa for Fox Sports
Facebook partnership in Africa for Fox Sports

Fox Networks Group in Africa announces new Facebook partnership for Fox Sports...

31 Oct 2018

Africa is a market of opportunity for PR
Africa is a market of opportunity for PR

Bizcommunity.com chats to Scott Wilson, president Africa and Europe, Burson Cohn & Wolfe ...

By Danette Breitenbach 30 Oct 2018

Content demand in Africa fueled by TV series, animation
Content demand in Africa fueled by TV series, animation

Taking place from 14-16 November, DISCOP Johannesburg is the leading content, adaptation rights and project market dedicated to Africa and the Middle East...

30 Oct 2018

Brands can, and should, ensure that their ads don't appear on fake news sites
Brands can, and should, ensure that their ads don't appear on fake news sites

A brand's ad appearing on a fake news website can do massive damage to its reputation and, ultimately, its bottom line...

By Neil Pursey 26 Oct 2018

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

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

26 Oct 2018

Canal + International rolls out first original series in Africa
Canal + International rolls out first original series in Africa

Canal + International will introduce its first original series in Africa exclusively on its platform at the end of this month...

26 Oct 2018

#DesignIndaba2019: More speakers added to lineup
#DesignIndaba2019: More speakers added to lineup

Four months away from the Design Indaba Conference 2019 and six new speakers have been added to the lineup...

25 Oct 2018

Regina Gouden, provincial manager for Retail Relationship Banking, Small Business and Professional Banking, Gauteng North.
Women entrepreneurs in Africa need to leave a legacy

A judge for the upcoming AWIEF Awards for women entrepreneurship in Africa shares her tips for promoting women entrepreneurship on the continent...

25 Oct 2018

Using innovation to improve livelihoods in Africa
Using innovation to improve livelihoods in Africa

There is an accelerating pace of change as Africa begins to reshape its economic destiny - Coca Cola explains its innovation strategy on the continent...

By Jacques Vermeulen 25 Oct 2018

Global radio broadcast to fight poaching in Africa
Global radio broadcast to fight poaching in Africa

Radio stations unite around the world for synchronised broadcast of 'Snared In Africa'...

24 Oct 2018

Reaching Africa's most valuable consumer markets
Reaching Africa's most valuable consumer markets

The African consumer class is one of the largest remaining prizes for consumer-facing companies and investors in the world, according to geospatial data company Fraym...

23 Oct 2018

TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield heads for Nigeria
TechCrunch's Startup Battlefield heads for Nigeria

TechCrunch is returning to Africa with Startup Battlefield. The world famous startup competition will take place in Lagos in partnership with FBstart...

23 Oct 2018

BBC News Africa to launch new programme 'Smart Money'
BBC News Africa to launch new programme 'Smart Money'

BBC News Africa is launching 'Smart Money', an exclusive half-hour weekly programme available across the continent from next week...

23 Oct 2018

Google donates KSh100m to train Kenyan farmers in digital skills
Google donates KSh100m to train Kenyan farmers in digital skills

Google, in partnership with One Acre Fund, will train 100,000 Kenyan smallholder farmers in digital skills through a KSh100m grant...

23 Oct 2018

4KUniverse channel to roll out across EMEA
4KUniverse channel to roll out across EMEA

4KUniverse, a 4K, high dynamic range (HDR) general entertainment channel, will soon be available in Europe, the Middle East and Africa after bagging a deal with Eutelsat...

22 Oct 2018

ECA aims to be Africa's economic thinktank
ECA aims to be Africa's economic thinktank

The Economic Commission for Africa is aiming to become Africa's premier think tank, executive secretary Vera Songwe tells African Ambassadors...

22 Oct 2018

Africa is on the rise - UN chief
Africa is on the rise - UN chief

Africa is "on the move and on the rise", with communities coming together to resolve their problems and offer mutual support, United Nations secretary-general António Guterres said...

19 Oct 2018

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