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Instant, secure, cashless payment for 33 African countries

Ecobank has partnered with Visa to launch Ecobank Scan+Pay with mVisa solutions to their consumers

13 Oct 2017

Springster, BBM Messenger launch Girl Talk in SA, Nigeria

Springster, NGO Girl Effect's global mobile-first platform for vulnerable young women, has partnered with Creative Media Works (operating as BBM Messenger) to launch Girl Talk

13 Oct 2017

Unpacking the future for technology, media and telecoms in Africa

AfricaCom 2017 presents a global speaker line-up in this uncertain age of digital disruption and transformation

12 Oct 2017

Vodafone announces global brand relaunch

Vodafone has made a global announcement across all of its markets that it is relaunching its brand positioning, which marks the biggest relaunch it's had in its 33-year history

By Jessica Tennant 6 Oct 2017

Beware - location-based advertising is already in Kenya

The digital advertising industry in Kenya has often been accused of being fixated on the future, discussing hypothetical solutions that aren't yet available locally

By Christopher Madison, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 3 Oct 2017

Mobile content, application providers target Africa without local knowledge

International mobile content and application providers looking to target Africa's 900 million cellphone users seriously underestimate the sophisticated regulatory and legislative framework in South Africa

3 Oct 2017

Africa still mobile

Africa's story remains a mobile one with mobile internet access the largest contributor of growth across the continent

By Danette Breitenbach 28 Sep 2017

Advertising in the age of mobile, social and AI

Given the rise of mobile, social algorithms and artificial intelligence (AI) and their impact on both advertising and how we engage, the way advertising campaigns are run has changed

By Lisa Steingold 26 Sep 2017

A new mobile Africa banking solution

Societe Generale launches YUP, a new alternative to the traditional banking model in Africa

15 Sep 2017

SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers

TerraPay secures regulatory approval from Sarb to launch cross-border money transfers

7 Sep 2017

Last call for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards nominations

AppsAfrica has announced the last call for nominations to this year's AppsAfrica Innovation Awards, which recognise the best mobile and tech innovations from across Africa

5 Sep 2017

Africa's app-based taxis battle Uber over market share

Uber's entry into the African continent, where it now operates in 15 major African cities, could be changing the transport narrative forever

25 Aug 2017

Cape Town Tourism one of the top 25 tourism websites in the world

The site's user experience is outstanding, and that use of rich content such as video and tapping into global travel trends are what contribute to the site's success

By Enver Duminy 22 Aug 2017

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International

#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design

Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference held in Cape Town last week and Johannesburg this week.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 1 day ago

What the 'Fearless Girl' statue and Harvey Weinstein have in common

In March of this year, State Street Global Advisors unveiled the “Fearless Girl,” a statue of a little girl installed to face Wall Street's famous “Charging Bull” statue. Her defiance was aimed at financial culture's historical exclusion of women in the financial industry, especially in leadership positions.

By Sarah Banet-Weiser 1 day ago

The ADC 97th Annual Awards open for entries

The ADC 97th Annual Awards with the theme “Where craft will take us”, continues the organisation's historic focus of honouring global work that exemplifies the very best in craft, design and innovation. This year's jury, to be announced soon, includes top advertising creatives and designers from around the world. Deadline for entry is Wednesday, 31 January 2018.

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#EntrepreneurMonth: A premium African surf brand with global appeal

Little over a year ago, three friends with thriving creative careers embarked on a mission to combine their love of Africa with their passion for surfing. Thus, Mami Wata was born, a premium African brand of surf apparel and accessories with an undeniable global appeal.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

Finalists for 2017 Global Awards announced

The Global Awards grand jury shortlisted 154 entries this year submitted from 22 countries worldwide. Entries achieving shortlist status will be judged by the 2017 Pharma (Rx) and Health and Wellness executive juries in a live session in New York City to determine trophy winners. The 2017 award-winning entries will be announced at the Global Awards ceremonies on Thursday, 16 November in New York City and Sydney, Australia.

2 days ago

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