Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space
Truecaller eyes out sub-Saharan Africa's mobile payment space

Last year March, Truecaller announced its interest in the digital payments segment in India. Today, the company announced a strategic investment into the payment space by acquiring Chillr, India's first multi-bank payments app that is revolutionising the way people bank.

1 day ago

Amal Khalifa Idris Habbani, a freelance journalist and contributor to the Sudanese news outlet Al-Taghyeer.
2018 International Press Freedom Award winners

The Committee to Protect Journalists will honour journalists from Sudan, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Vietnam with its 2018 International Press Freedom Awards. The journalists have faced legal action, physical attacks, threats, and arrests in retaliation for their work.

2 days ago

Harnessing the evolutionary power of smart packaging in Africa
Harnessing the evolutionary power of smart packaging in Africa

For the last few years, packaging industry professionals have been curious about the future of smart packaging. Whilst barcodes and quick-response (QR) codes were once considered the "next big thing" in packaging, the acceleration of technology is transforming smart packaging that needs to fit in with the modern-day consumer purchasing habits.

15 Jun 2018

Innovation labs in Africa have doubled
Innovation labs in Africa have doubled

ALGER, Algeria - How digital transformation can drive growth and job creation across emerging economies - Africa's tech hubs are pioneering innovation across the continent.

15 Jun 2018

What Nigerian kids are searching for online
What Nigerian kids are searching for online

LAGOS, Nigeria - Kaspersky Lab's latest Parental Control report reveals what Nigerian kids are searching for online - and video content globally, comprised 17% of searches over the last months.

15 Jun 2018

B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein
B2B marketing misconceptions, exclusive interview w/ Tom Stein

Recently inducted into the ANA Business Marketing Hall of Fame, Tom Stein has been at the forefront of B2B marketing for more than three decades. As the chairman and CCO of global B2B marketing agency Stein IAS, he works closely with marketers across many B2B sectors, including technology, financial, industrial, healthcare, telecommunications and professional services.

By Jessica Tennant 15 Jun 2018

Investing in your customers yields returns
Investing in your customers yields returns

The 2018 edition of Africa's customer experience summit, CEM Africa, will focus on return on investment as the African CX market matures and investment increases.

14 Jun 2018

Chasing the dream of the single view of the customer
Chasing the dream of the single view of the customer

In business, your company needs to get as deep into the minds and interaction habits of your customers as possible. Too often, however, the single view of the customer is viewed as unattainable, a marketing smokescreen that can obscure business strategy and confuse communication efforts. The question that must be asked, is whether the single view approach is correct, and, if so, how can this be attained?

By Wynand Smit 14 Jun 2018

Anthony Bourdain's window into Africa
Anthony Bourdain's window into Africa

Anthony Bourdain might have been a celebrity chef, but viewers of his Emmy Award-winning travel show, "Parts Unknown," didn't tune in for curry and noodle recipes.

By Jacob Henry 14 Jun 2018

Africa could position itself as a frontrunner in 4IR
Africa could position itself as a frontrunner in 4IR

KIGALI, Rwanda - Advances in science, technology and innovation, particularly in gene technology, big data, artificial intelligence and robotics, offer unprecedented opportunities to speed up Africa's development and transformation process.

14 Jun 2018

Training young African leaders can take societies to great heights
Training young African leaders can take societies to great heights

Thanks to a unique fellowship at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) as an Ibrahim Leadership Fellow, Marian Yinusa is making an impact in the lives of school-age girls in her birthplace of northern Nigeria.

By Franck Kuwonu 13 Jun 2018

CTIFMF executive chairman Rafiq Samsodien.
CTIFMF 2018 ready to Create. Collaborate. Celebrate.

The Cape Town International Film Market and Festival is a film industry platform to create, collaborate, and celebrate the exciting and often untapped potential of this eclectic industry. The festival will take place from 9-19 October 2018 at venues across the V&A Waterfront, as well as in select sites across the city of Cape Town.

13 Jun 2018

Kenyan startup Onesha.
Kenya's Onesha connects creatives with opportunities

Kenyan startup Onesha is an online marketplace offering businesses access to a pool of vetted, skilled and trusted creative professionals at an affordable cost, and already has more than 700 professionals serving over 30 clients each month.

13 Jun 2018