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Ndagi Job Goshi, Liferay Africa
6 tips to improve retail loyalty and decrease competition

In the age of digital transformation, it is critical to guide your target audience through the customer journey from interest to purchase...

By Ndagi Job Goshi 2 days ago

Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your business
Beyond data in Kenya: How the right SaaS company can help your business

With more than 22 million internet users and over 11 million social media users in Kenya, access to digital data is on the rise in the country that continues to be a technological hub on the African continent...

By Siphesihle Hlela 12 May 2021

#Newsmaker: Yokesh Maharaj to advance Mondelez's growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
#Newsmaker: Yokesh Maharaj to advance Mondelez's growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

This Africa Month, we chat to Mondelez International's new president of its Sub-Saharan Africa business unit about his appointment and mapping a growth strategy in Africa...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 May 2021

Pierre Van Tonder
RIP to former Spur chief Pierre Van Tonder

Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening...

10 May 2021

Michel Doukeris to succeed Carlos Brito as AB InBev CEO
Michel Doukeris to succeed Carlos Brito as AB InBev CEO

Brito will step down after 15 years as CEO and 32 years at the company...

6 May 2021

Applications open for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program
Applications open for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program

Facebook is inviting community leaders from South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria to apply for the 2021 Facebook Community Accelerator Program...

5 May 2021

BET Africa partners with KZN Film Commission
BET Africa partners with KZN Film Commission

With the aim of bringing authentic local stories to screen for audiences across Africa, BET Africa and KZN Film Commission (KZNFC) have formed a partnership...

4 May 2021

Eclipse Communications launches Mauritius office
Eclipse Communications launches Mauritius office

Eclipse Communications has officially opened its doors to its Mauritius operation, the agency's first African office outside of South Africa. The move forms part of the agency's drive to increase its footprint throughout Africa, due to its clients continental needs...

4 May 2021

As press freedom continues to struggle in Kenya, alternatives keep hope alive
As press freedom continues to struggle in Kenya, alternatives keep hope alive

As we mark World Press Freedom Day 2021, let us remember that 2020 was terrible for the press in many parts of the world...

By Wambui Wamunyu 3 May 2021

MultiChoice's Showmax invests in African content for growth
MultiChoice's Showmax invests in African content for growth

NAIROBI, Kenya - MultiChoice's online streaming platform Showmax is investing in producing its own local content for African audiences as it competes for their attention against Netflix on the continent, a senior executive told Reuters...

By Omar Mohammed 29 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Oscar winners!
All the 2021 Oscar winners!

The 93rd Academy Awards were hosted at Los Angeles' Union Station and the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on the 25 April 2021...

26 Apr 2021

Greening the global textile value chain
Greening the global textile value chain

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypes
Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypes

Legal cannabis is set to increase from $30bn in 2020 to over $90bn in 2025, as consumers increase their usage in diverse parts of their lives...

21 Apr 2021

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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...

14 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: BlueAvo to tackle inequality in the media industry
#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 13 Apr 2021

Kenya and South Africa have a high exposure to disinformation. shutterstock
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

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

New collective of thought leaders create pan-African agency
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
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
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
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
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

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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

Jeff Bezos reshaped retail as CEO of Amazon. AP Photo/John Locher
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

All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations
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

Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO
Jeff Bezos to step down as Amazon CEO

Jeff Bezos is stepping down from his role as Amazon CEO, and will transition to the role of executive chair in the third quarter...

3 Feb 2021

WAN-IFRA announces New Media Freedom Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa
WAN-IFRA announces New Media Freedom Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has announced a new partnership with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to support media freedom in nine countries across Sub-Saharan Africa...

27 Jan 2021

Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named
Africa's #YouTubeBlackVoices Creator Class of 2021 named

The inaugural class of African content creators set to receive a grant from the #YouTubeBlackVoices Fund for the development of their YouTube channels have been announced...

14 Jan 2021

2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - Salesforce
2020 digital holiday sales climb to $1.1tn globally - Salesforce

Digital sales grew around 58% during the five days leading up to Christmas, despite earlier shipping cutoffs...

13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Recalibrating for diminished growth - resolutions for 2021
#BizTrends2021: Recalibrating for diminished growth - resolutions for 2021

Despite the dissemination of vaccines in the months ahead, a larger portion of consumer spending will be impacted by recessionary conditions...

By Ailsa Wingfield 11 Jan 2021

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