Marketing & Media trends

Southern Times relaunched in city
Southern Times relaunched in city

Southern Africa's premier paper, The Southern Times, a joint venture between Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited and New Era of Namibia, was officially relaunched on Thursday, 3 November 2011, in Harare, Zimbabwe.

7 Nov 2011

TransUnion expands into Africa
TransUnion expands into Africa

TransUnion, a global credit and information management organisation, has acquired majority shareholding in CRB Holdings Limited, signifying its bold expansion steps into Africa.

By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 28 Oct 2011

Gregory Gondwe
Malawi faults Zambia on TV licence

The Malawian government has faulted Zambian president Michael Sata for granting the former president of Malawi a television broadcasting licence.

By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 27 Oct 2011

MTN Group appoints new CEO's in Zambia, Cameroon
MTN Group appoints new CEO's in Zambia, Cameroon

The MTN Group today, 18 October 2011, have announced the appointment of new CEOs for its Zambia and Cameroon operations, as it continues to invest in talent to bolster its managerial and leadership backbone.

18 Oct 2011

Gregory Gondwe
Zambia gives TV licence to Malawian operator

Malawi's former president Bakili Muluzi's aspirations to run Joy-TV alongside Joy FM radio, which were thwarted when Malawi government switched off the television broadcasting, has been given a lifeline by Zambian government.

By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 18 Oct 2011

Zambia: Give us radio licence, chief urges govt

Chief Simamba of the Tonga speaking people of Siavonga District in Southern Province has called on President Michael Sata's government to consider granting a full radio operation licence to Kariba FM Radio Trust.

17 Oct 2011

WTC Africa Initiative and Italy join hands in trade
WTC Africa Initiative and Italy join hands in trade

Following a trade agreement reached between the World Trade Center Africa Initiative and Italy, business between Africa and Europe is set to receive a significant boost. The agreement will see business leaders from 12 African countries meet their Italian counterparts in on-site deal rooms next year, at the inaugural Afritalia Commerce Exchange.

12 Oct 2011

Fresh Living now available in Mauritius
Fresh Living now available in Mauritius

Fresh Living, the food magazine on South African shelves, continues to expand on its African footprint as it goes on sale this month in Mauritius.

10 Oct 2011

Issa Sikiti da Silva
Africa's five major trends for potential growth

Population growth, rapid urbanisation, adoption of new technologies, unlocking of abundant resources and the deepening of the financial sector are the five major trends that are set to drive Africa's economic growth, Simon Freemantle, Standard Bank Africa senior analyst, told a media roundtable in Johannesburg, South Africa, yesterday, Thursday 6 October 2011.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 7 Oct 2011

Zambia investigates telecom sale to Libya

LUSAKA: New Zambian President Michael Sata on Friday, 30 September 2011, launched an investigation into the sale of public telecommunications company Zamtel to a Libyan state firm.

4 Oct 2011

Umuntu Media receives funding from eVA Fund
Umuntu Media receives funding from eVA Fund

Umuntu Media, the company that runs the resource portals iNamibia and iZambia, have been granted $1 million series A funding from Netherlands based eVentures Africa Fund (eVA Fund) as a step to take the information portals to an additional nine countries on the continent.

20 Sep 2011

Brand Africa Forum to present first Brand Africa 100 awards
Brand Africa Forum to present first Brand Africa 100 awards

Pan-African consumers can now vote for their most admired and valued brands in the inaugural Brand Africa 100 Awards, which coincides with the second annual Brand Africa Forum. The continent's most valued brands will be revealed at an awards ceremony on Thursday, 29 September 2011 at Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa .

15 Sep 2011

Issa Sikiti da Silva
African Marketing Confederation launch takes marketing beyond borders

South Africa's Institute of Marketing Management (IMM) has joined forces with Zambia's Institute of Marketing (ZIM), Marketers Association of Zimbabwe (MAZ) and Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK) to launch the African Marketing Confederation (AMC) in the aim of promoting and maintaining standards of professional skills, ability, ethics and integrity among marketers through the various African marketing bodies.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 9 Sep 2011

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