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Consumers spent $900bn more at online retailers globally in 2020

Covid-19 accelerated e-commerce around the globe and forced retailers to shift to digital...

2 days ago

#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry

South African startup BlueAvo has been shortlisted for the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

Social media users in Kenya and South Africa trust science, but still share Covid-19 hoaxes

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to widespread disinformation circulating on social media globally. This includes false information about the virus, its origins and possible cures for the disease it causes...

By Herman Wasserman & Dani Madrid-Morales 7 Apr 2021

Boosting brand purpose by solving value-action gaps in Africa

How do corporations best articulate and act upon their brand purpose, as the interface between corporations and society? By solving the value-action gap, writes Kantar's Adeola Tejumola...

By Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 25 Mar 2021

New collective of thought leaders create pan-African agency

A collective of thought leaders in the marketing and communications sector have joined forces to support organisations who want to support organisations who want to reach a pan-African audience as well as those organisations promoting African innovation and excellence to the world...

16 Mar 2021

All the 2021 Oscar nominations

The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas live from London...

16 Mar 2021

Why working as a journalist in Uganda is particularly tough

Ugandan journalists are subject to state intimidation and violence almost on a daily basis. During the recent presidential elections, media crews covering opposition candidates - often in protective gear - were targets of physical assault for weeks...

By Karen McIntyre and Meghan Sobel Cohen 9 Mar 2021

2021 Golden Globes: All the winners

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 2021 Golden Globes from separate locations - the Rainbow Room in the Rockerfeller Centre in New York and the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles respectively - on 1 March...

1 Mar 2021

Made in Africa conference aims to drive Pan-African prosperity

The inaugural Made in Africa Conference and Expo, a large virtual gathering and showcase for African buyers and sellers, will take place on 13 and 14 April...

26 Feb 2021

Winning the future

Media Fuse's Emeka Okeke believes the best approach to 2021 is combining old and new, known and unknown and settling on a hybrid model for success...

Issued by Dentsu 23 Feb 2021

P&G reaffirms commitment to drive gender equality in Africa

P&G announced new declarations aimed to propel gender equality across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East at its third #WeSeeEqual summit for the region...

22 Feb 2021

All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations

Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P Henson announced the nominations for the 2021 Golden Globes - as selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

4 Feb 2021

How Bezos and Amazon changed the world

Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems...

By Venkatesh Shankar 4 Feb 2021

Facebook and WHO launch 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation' campaign

Facebook is launching a new campaign in partnership with the WHO called 'Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation'...

6 Apr 2021

Praekelt joins Frontify in the new age of branding

Swiss-based SaaS company Frontify has partnered with Praekelt Consulting to bring their all-in-one brand management software to the South African market...

Issued by Praekelt 3 Mar 2021

Create is the most awarded advertising agency in Mozambique

After a tough year, Create Mozambique was the most awarded advertising agency in Mozambique...

Issued by Dentsu 26 Feb 2021

The past, the present and the yet-to-come

This article provides you with a starting point, a way to begin honing your perspective and identifying the susceptibility of disruption in your industry: by gauging the past, the present and the yet-to-come...

Issued by Dentsu 18 Feb 2021

Servicing a divided market

Sikota Suuya Bones, media director at Dentsu Zambia, believes consumers and clients in his market are going to adapt to, adopt and combine new and old media to ride the wave of change...

Issued by Dentsu 15 Feb 2021

East Africa consumer sentiment displays pockets of potential

With Kenya having passed the second peak in the country's Covid-19 pandemic during November 2020 and the accompanying successful mitigation of case numbers and deaths; the NielsenIQ Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) for Quarter 4, 2020 saw a slight improvement of 1 point to 98, albeit it with pockets of sign improved sentiment...

Issued by Nielsen 8 Feb 2021

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