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#AfricaAchiever: Vuma Reputation creates Africa division to drive expansion
#AfricaAchiever: Vuma Reputation creates Africa division to drive expansion

Bizcommunity Africa's #AfricaAchiever is Nonye Mpho Omotola, business director of Vuma Reputation Management's new Africa division, established to drive expansion on the continent

By Louise Marsland 11 Sep 2017

Talking about Africa's reputational narrative
Talking about Africa's reputational narrative

Africa Business Radio launches new show to unpack Africa's reputational challenges and opportunities

11 Sep 2017

AfricaCom 2017 launch.
Tech, media, telecoms show celebrates 20 years

AfricaCom, Africa's leading media, telecoms and technology show celebrates its 20 year anniversary this year.

11 Sep 2017

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Why do some brands still shy away from giving consumers experiences?

Khangelani Dziba writes that brands giving consumers experiences as a way of marketing their brands, building brand love and affinity is definitely one that needs to start dominating the discourse of most marketers

By Khangelani Dziba 8 Sep 2017

Desert camelpower in action!
#Loeries2017: Stoked about camelpower

Fitting for #InnovationMonth, I chatted to Charbel Aouad, executive producer and cofounder at Dubai's Stoked, the production company behind an integrated campaign Loeries Gold and this year's integrated Grand Prix for turning horsepower into camelpower

By Leigh Andrews 8 Sep 2017

Intra-African trade critical for economic growth
Intra-African trade critical for economic growth

Participation of women in the economy is key to unlocking intra-African growth opportunities

By Deepa Vallabh 8 Sep 2017

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BBC's ‘What's Up Africa' is back

A new series of ‘What's Up Africa' launches this week and will broadcast daily with latest news across the continent in an off-beat tone

8 Sep 2017

Social media recorded drop in Kenyatta support
Social media recorded drop in Kenyatta support

A social media monitoring firm has recorded that President Uhuru Kenyatta's support has dropped in Kenya after attacks on the judiciary

8 Sep 2017

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Radisson Blu Super Breakfast prompts creative social media video campaign

To showcase their new super breakfast offering, Radisson Blu launched a creative, multichannel social media video campaign inspired by the magic moments that take place around the breakfast table

7 Sep 2017

Are African companies prepared to respond to crisis?
Are African companies prepared to respond to crisis?

How a business responds when things go wrong can mean the difference between a swift resolution and making the problem a whole lot worse

By Nicole Suter 7 Sep 2017

Nigerian Police TV to go live in November 2017
Nigerian Police TV to go live in November 2017

The chairman/CEO of the Nigeria Police Broadcasting Service (NPBS) said the proposed NPBS would be hitting Nigerian airwaves November 28

7 Sep 2017

SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers
SA approves cross-border mobile money transfers

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

7 Sep 2017

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How to achieve true inter-agency collaboration

For every familiar digital marketing problem, there is a familiar answer: collaboration

By Kirsty Barkhuizen 6 Sep 2017

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#Pamro2017: Why most quantitative research is inefficient and wasteful

Mike Broom elaborates on why he says most quantitative research and advertising spend is wasteful and inefficient at #Pamro2017

By Juanita Pienaar 6 Sep 2017

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Market opportunities in Uganda

South Africa's Department of Trade and Industry will lead a group of black industrialists to finde market opportunities in Uganda

6 Sep 2017

Launching your brand into Africa
Launching your brand into Africa

Prior investigation of potential markets in Africa is invaluable in preventing massive mistakes

6 Sep 2017

Star India bags IPL media rights for $2.55bn
Star India bags IPL media rights for $2.55bn

NEW DELHI - Broadcast giant Star India has won global media rights for the highly lucrative Indian Premier League, the most popular sports event in the cricket-mad country of 1.25 billion, with a record $2.55 billion bid

6 Sep 2017

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Five fast stats about social media

Video killed the radio star, it was alleged in 1981 by pop group The Buggles in the song of the same name. But has social media caused the death of newspapers, magazines, and television?

By Iza Grek 6 Sep 2017

An integrated Africa: A boon to the private sector
An integrated Africa: A boon to the private sector

Intra-African trade can help boost profit in developing nations on the continent

By Ihuoma Atanga 6 Sep 2017

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Capitalising on Twitter trends to amplify your brand

More and more we're seeing brands hop onto the ‘trending topics band-wagon' on social media. The trick is to be both on-trend, and also link it back to your brand

By Amahle Madlala 5 Sep 2017

Business opportunity in Africa is booming
Business opportunity in Africa is booming

Can your business thrive in Africa in 2017? Here's what to bear in mind when planning to expand into the continent

By Peter Vieira 5 Sep 2017

Last call for AppsAfrica Innovation Awards nominations
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

The announcement is a remarkable turnaround for a news organisation that famously kept Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi up to date during her long years of house arrest under junta rule.
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BBC Burma pulls Myanmar TV deal over Rohingya 'censorship'

YANGON - The BBC's Burmese language service on Monday said it was pulling a broadcasting deal with a popular Myanmar television channel citing "censorship", with insiders saying the partners had clashed over coverage of the Muslim Rohingya minority

4 Sep 2017

Bell Pottinger findings: ethics breached but 'white monopoly capital' not its creation
Bell Pottinger findings: ethics breached but 'white monopoly capital' not its creation

UK PR Firm Bell Pottinger's account team working for the Gupta-owned Oakbay was primarily responsible for devising the strategy behind the economic emancipation campaign, known in SA as the "white monopoly capital" campaign

By Genevieve Quintal 4 Sep 2017

Team Halo.
#EmployerBranding: The importance of company culture

How an organisation can define, refine and design a company culture that attracts the best talent and creates the best work

By Louise Marsland 4 Sep 2017

Statement on Kenya's presidential election decision
Statement on Kenya's presidential election decision

Joint Statement by heads of Mission in Kenya on the Supreme Court ruling on presidential election petition

4 Sep 2017

Nairobi Garage
Nairobi Garage relocates to state-of-the-art premises

Nairobi Garage has revealed the official opening of its new state-of-the-art entrepreneurship centre

4 Sep 2017

Cameroonian journalists released from prison: (from left) Atia Tilarious Azohnwi, Tim Finnian, and Hans Achomba (source: CPJ/family handouts).
Cameroon releases three journalists jailed under anti-terror law

Atia Tilarious Azohnwi, Tim Finnian, and Hans Achomba, a freelance documentary filmmaker, are the journalists released from jail in Yaoundé, Cameroon.

4 Sep 2017

The new YouTube logo.
YouTube's new logo and layout annoys creators

YouTube has officially launched its new layout for both mobile and desktop, but creators are less than enthused with the surface-level fixes

By Julia Breakey 1 Sep 2017

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Why content marketers need to embrace AI

Content marketers needn't battle with artificial intelligence (AI). The advent of AI is inevitable. Instead, we should learn to embrace it, writes Michelle Jones

By Michelle Jones 1 Sep 2017

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