Anatoly Roytman, managing director of Accenture Interactive and Global lead for EALA (Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America), is our #MeettheMarketer this month on Bizcommunity.africa. He believes Accenture Interactive is building the "agency of the future"
Louise Marsland 13 Nov 2017
Third Africa Business Media Innovators Summit to convene media visionaries from 20 African nations in Ghana
The last day of AfricaCom 2017 saw speakers and exhibitors building on the first two days of the conference, sharing knowledge, forming new partnerships, and talking about the vision for the continent of Africa
One of the highlights of WGSN's Futures Cape Town was an inspirational talk by 24-year-old Trevor Stuurman - in effortless digitally savvy youth fashion, this Christmas Day baby is an entrepreneur, photographer and multimedia visual artist with a verified Instagram account and over 156,000 Twitter followers - here's why his fresh ideas resonate so deeply.
Leigh Andrews 10 Nov 2017
Emeka Afigbo, strategic products partnerships manager at Facebook, says he is often reminded just how much the technical ecosystem in Africa has grown and how the internet is drastically changing the continent.
Ilse van den Berg 10 Nov 2017
Data is the future of the monetisation of content and part of the investment into content in the broadcast industry
Louise Marsland 10 Nov 2017
As Egypt's mobile operators thrive, state-owned Telecom Egypt is entering the market in an effort to boost state revenues
Lillian Barnard, director for the Public-Sector at Microsoft SA, addresses the urgency of digital transformation, gives pointers on how companies can start to embark on their digital transformation journey and shares some of the benefits of doing it before your business is left behind
Juanita Pienaar 10 Nov 2017
Cathay Pacific has partnered with PressReader, enabling them to provide thousands of popular newspapers and magazines to passengers
Barclays Africa is celebrating Africa's indomitable spirit through a series of films in a new brand campaign
Zee TV Africa has rolled out a global rebrand to strengthen it to attract 3 billion viewers in the next six years
Day two of AfricaCom saw more excellent keynote speakers, panel discussions, think tanks, big announcements, and thought-provoking presentations. It was also the day that the AfricaCom Awards winners were announced
One of the unplanned, but positive, spin offs from Pick n Pay's (PnP) Bitcoin experiment is that it has made retail sexier in attracting talent
Nicci Botha 9 Nov 2017
Last night, 8 November 2017, saw the 10th AfricaCom Awards held at The Lookout in Granger Bay, Cape Town. 2017 marks AfricaCom's 20th anniversary
Elo Umeh, CEO of the Terragon Group, explored the peculiarities of the African market, the pain points of the modern marketer and where the true value lies with regards to mobile advertising
Juanita Pienaar 9 Nov 2017
The first AfricArena took place this week and welcomed over 450 delegates, 100 entrepreneurs, 80 startups, 22 exhibitors, 42 speakers, 67 investors It also witnessed more than 40 live startup pitch battles.
The 20th AfricaCom event, described as the biggest Africa focused technology, media and telecoms event in the world, kicked off on 7 November 2017 in Cape Town and this year welcomes over 13,000 delegates
Bring African content to the world and produce more homegrown African content for content-hungry African audiences
Louise Marsland 8 Nov 2017
Toby Shapshak, editor-in-chief of Stuff Magazine, shared some thoughts on how innovation is better in Africa at AfricaCom 2017. He highlighted some specific innovations to illustrate how the continent is leapfrogging into the future (video)
Ilse van den Berg 8 Nov 2017
African startups Flare, Snapplify and Flutterwave were among the winners at the AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards, which took place in Cape Town last night
Tom Jackson 8 Nov 2017
GE partners with African Leadership University to empower African professionals with valuable digital skills
What started out simply as a convenient way to send money home has evolved into the continent's mobile money success story
Nicci Botha 8 Nov 2017
Ericsson yesterday, 7 November 2017, in a briefing at AfricaCom 2017 released its Ericsson Middle East and Africa Mobility Report 2017, which predicts that LTE subscriptions will expand by 47%
AfricaCom speaker Russell Southwood talks us through what it entails being an African broadcaster in a multi-platform world and how we can go about getting the most out of our content
Juanita Pienaar 8 Nov 2017
Broadcast television networks are being disrupted by digital predators which are changing the industry to the extent of creating new business models.
Louise Marsland 7 Nov 2017
CNN International Commercial's (CNNIC) 'Go There Media Fund' provides travel and tourism expertise to distressed destinations and countries recovering from natural disasters