AGRICULTURE

Drone piloting project reshapes Africa's agricultural productivity

Eight pilots have successfully passed their drone flight training in Tunisia following a two-week intensive training period organised by the Ministry of Agriculture of Tunisia, the African Development Bank and Busan Techno Park...

20 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Perfect pitch: Getting the brief right first

If your pitch brief does not adequately explain the "job to be done", it's time and money wasted. To get a functional brief in writing, you need to create a document that communicates enough for an agency to put their heart into getting the job...

By Johanna McDowell 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Viacom to expand its distribution across Africa and Europe

Viacom International Media Networks is once again expanding its distribution across Europe and Africa...

1 day ago

TOURISM

How travel changed in 2018

With the end of the year comes an opportunity to review what's changed in the corporate travel space over the past 12 months...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

170 million mobile wallets across Africa

Ecobank, the Pan African Bank, appoints MFS Africa as digital payment partner...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Ndalo Media no more, come 2019

NEWSWATCH: News has broken that Khanyi Dhlomo's Ndalo Media will shut its doors for good on 31 January 2019, with its web presence lingering until March 2019.

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Looking up towards 2019

Gareth Grant, business unit manager at The MediaShop says that we're looking at our smartphones every 12 minutes, but is it making us smarter?...

By Gareth Grant 1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Global action required for sustainable agriculture

"No country alone will be able to overcome all the challenges we face fully, so we must act globally. Nobody must be left behind."

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How new media platforms have become powerful across Africa

Online new media platforms have become an important site for political and social engagement in Africa...

By George Ogola 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

2019 Content trends

Dale Ferreira from Sconetent shares his top content trends for 2019...

By Dale Ferreira 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

UN agencies unite in support of Africa's growth agenda

Attitudes that Africa is still a "developing continent that does not know what it wants" need to change...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

87% of journalists in the Middle East, Africa and Asia view the industry negatively

Journalists from 52 countries reflect on their biggest fears about their industry, their personal feelings regarding the profession and why freedom of the press must be protected...

2 days ago

TOURISM

5 tips to travel more sustainably while in Africa

Africa today is not yet affected by overtourism, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't travel more sustainably...

By Erika Atienza and Martin Tvede Larsen 3 days ago

ICT

Liquid Telecom receives $180m investment

Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has reached an agreement with CDC Group Plc, the UK's development finance institution, to invest $180m with the company...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Understanding the diversity of Africa is key to its growth

'Africa is not a country' and understanding Africa in all its diversity is fundamental to business excellence on the continent...

3 days ago

ICT

4 Strategies to get your website security ready

Is it too obvious to say that website security is vitally important to small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

By Gary Stevens 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Vlogstars! How to start winning at YouTube

"It's such a weird job title, to introduce yourself as a 'YouTuber', but only a small part of it is making the videos. It's a hugely complex role, which only content creators really understand..."

By Leigh Andrews 11 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Expanding knowledge on Africa through the Wikimedia movement

Wikimedia has pledged to close the gap in African content as part of their global movement strategy towards a more racially, culturally and geographically inclusive Wikipedia...

11 Dec 2018

MARKETING & MEDIA

Agency Scope UK 2018/2019: Early insights, possible trends

Johanna McDowell, Scopen Partner and Director for UK and South Africa gives a few early insights and trends derived from interviews that are currently being conducted with CMOs of leading brands in the UK by Agency Scope...

10 Dec 2018

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