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#Loeries2019: Tackling unconscious bias, raising jurors' cultural awareness

The Loeries is only the second international award show after the D&AD awards to introduce "unconscious bias" workshops for its judges. Asha Ranchhod Patel, head of marketing at Google South Africa, explains how the workshops work to sensitise judging panels and help them recognise their own inherent prejudices, while removing these from their judging decisions...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

BABA TV launched on DSTV in Uganda

BABA TV, the highest-ranked new channel in the 'family' with the best quality picture has been launched on DStv platform in Uganda...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Facebook can now fact-check news in African languages

Facebook on Wednesday announced a partnership with fact-checking company Africa Check to bring local African language support to its third-party Fact-Checking programme...

By Shereesa Moodley 2 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Knowledge hub launched to help save African Lion

In the last 25 years alone, Africa has lost half its wild lion population, pushing the species closer to extinction...

2 days ago

HEALTHCARE

Antimalarials less effective in malnourished children

The most-prescribed antimalarial drug is less effective in severely malnourished children, a University of Cape Town study shows...

2 days ago

TOURISM

Kenya Airways adds two more direct flights to Cape Town-Nairobi route

The additional service will commence from 27 October 2019 on a Boeing 737-800...

3 days ago

RETAIL

SA design icon Carrol Boyes dies

Celebrated South African artist, designer and businesswoman Carrol Boyes passed away Wednesday night at the age of 65...

3 days ago

RETAIL

BAT eyes vaping growth in Africa with Twisp takeover

British American Tobacco's acquisition of South African e-cigarette maker Twisp won approval from South Africa's Competition Tribunal on Tuesday...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

East Africa Got Talent available on Clouds TV, Citizen TV, NBS

East Africa's Got Talent, a talent show competition which is part of the Got Talent franchise owned by Simon Cowell, launched last weekend with a live screening at the Coca Cola headquarters...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa's digital potential

Africa's young population could be its greatest asset in an age where many other regions in the world are aging as a result of declining birth rates...

By Ime Archibong 14 Aug 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

South Sudan detains Al-Watan editor for over 3 weeks

Authorities in South Sudan have detained Michael Christopher, editor-in-chief of the Arabic-language daily Al-Watan...

14 Aug 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Discover Digital International partnered with SPI/Filmbox

Digital Entertainment On Demand (DEOD) will now offer FilmBox Africa, FilmBox Arthouse, Fast&FunBox HD, DocuBox HD, 360 TuneBox, Gametoon HD and FashionBox HD...

14 Aug 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

African Digital Media Awards 2019 finalists

WAN-IFRA has announced the 2019 finalists for the prestigious African Digital Media Awards...

13 Aug 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

CNN's African Voices rebrands with new host

CNN International's African Voices is entering a new era in its quest to profile outstanding individuals across the continent with a new name, a new host and new format...

13 Aug 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ethiopia detains journalists amid southern unrest

Ethiopian authorities arrest Sidama Media Network workers in southern Ethiopia amid unrest...

13 Aug 2019

RETAIL

Customer engagement in an omnichannel world

Omnichannel customer engagement revolves around so much more than just a technology-driven approach. A cross-channel strategy needs to be an integral human one if organisations are to remain competitive...

By Mo Areff 13 Aug 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Startimes to broadcast UEFA Euro 2020 in Sub Saharan Africa

StarTimes has secured transmission rights for UEFA Euro 2020 as well as Qualifiers to EURO 2020, UEFA Nations League 2020/21 and European Qualifiers to FIFA World Cup 2022...

13 Aug 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

The One Club appoints a gender equality program manager

The One Club for Creativity has promoted Kasia Karolak into a newly-created role to lead its gender equality programming and has also announced inaugural gender equality conference ...

12 Aug 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

PAMRO 2019 speakers announced

With less than a month to go to the Pan African All Media Research Conference, PAMRO has announced speakers for its annual conference and is making a final call for delegates...

12 Aug 2019

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