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Three African markets worst affected by spam calls
Three African markets worst affected by spam calls

Truecaller Insights reveals the top 20 countries affected by spam calls in 2017, including the top three African countries

2 Aug 2017

Ghana's AGOA strategy aims to boost growth
Ghana's AGOA strategy aims to boost growth

Ghana began developing an AGOA Strategy last year, following the renewal of AGOA for a 10-year period (2015 to 2025) by the US Congress

2 Aug 2017

Negotiations for a single continental market for goods and services on track
Negotiations for a single continental market for goods and services on track

Continental Free Trade Area negotiations are expected to conclude at the end of 2017 with a firm policy in place to benefit all countries in Africa and reduce poverty

1 Aug 2017

Three outstanding African innovators walk away with Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2017.
Africa's top innovators announced

Three outstanding African innovations walk away with Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2017 total cash prize of US$150 000

31 Jul 2017

Five rookie marketing mistakes that could impact your brand's credibility
Five rookie marketing mistakes that could impact your brand's credibility

In 2017 your brand cannot afford to lose credibility because of rookie marketing mistakes. Whether you're a small business or global corporate, online best practice is a non-negotiable.

By Shae Leigh 28 Jul 2017

Garikai Nhongo
Calls to professionalise advertising industry in Rwanda

How to create a viable advertising industry in Rwanda from a collection of disparate advertising agencies

By Garikai Nhongo 28 Jul 2017

Digital marketing and dark social traffic
Digital marketing and dark social traffic

Charlie Stewart sheds a bit of light on dark social which is a growing nuisance for digital marketers who are keen to attribute the source of web traffic and its potential to deliver online sales

By Charlie Stewart 28 Jul 2017

Report encourages intra-African trade
Report encourages intra-African trade

ECA-WTO joint publication on role of Aid for Trade in boosting intra-African trade launched in Geneva

28 Jul 2017

#DigitalMarketing: The attributes of a successful digital marketing strategy
#DigitalMarketing: The attributes of a successful digital marketing strategy

Companies should allocate budget to researching their customers' needs and wants and digital behaviour before developing the strategy

By Louise Marsland 28 Jul 2017

#DigitalMarketing Mid-year online asset checklist for digital marketing excellence
#DigitalMarketing Mid-year online asset checklist for digital marketing excellence

These are the four elements you should look at mid-year to determine whether your online assets are doing what they need to do to deliver awareness of your company online

By Amanda Adam 28 Jul 2017

Digital solution for retail networks in Africa
Digital solution for retail networks in Africa

Total and Worldline partner with African fintech InTouch to support deployment of Guichet Unique, an innovative digital solution for retail networks

27 Jul 2017

Analytics is critical, but data is being left out
Analytics is critical, but data is being left out

Without incorporating data from all channels, organisations will rely on a level of assumption, allowing a disconnect between what customers want and what is being delivered

By Danny Drew 27 Jul 2017

Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund
Jack Ma launches African Young Entrepreneurs Fund

UNCTAD adviser, Alibaba's Jack Ma, has launched an African Young Entrepreneurs Fund worth $10 million

27 Jul 2017

#DigitalMarketing: The only constant is change - and the customer
#DigitalMarketing: The only constant is change - and the customer

Identify and leverage the constant at the core of our changing digital world: the customer

By Desiree Gullan 27 Jul 2017

#DigitalMarketing: National Positions SA rebrands as NP Digital
#DigitalMarketing: National Positions SA rebrands as NP Digital

NP Digital, formerly known as National Positions SA, have rebranded and expanded their services and products to address the ever-evolving needs of their clients

Issued by NP Digital 27 Jul 2017

Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya
Uber jacks up security in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya

Uber has begun the African roll out of its Real-Time ID in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya, in a bid to further improve passenger security

26 Jul 2017

#DigitalMarketing: AI and machine learning
#DigitalMarketing: AI and machine learning

Platinum Seed's new design director, Ally Behr, talks to Bizcommunity.com about how artificial intelligence is dominating conversations in digital marketing

By Louise Marsland 26 Jul 2017

#DigitalMarketing: The binary business case for marketing automation
#DigitalMarketing: The binary business case for marketing automation

2017 is set to be the year of wholesale adoption of marketing automation technology as consumer budgets constrict and the battle for share of wallet intensifies

By Nick Orton, Issued by Grapevine 26 Jul 2017

Sthe Shabangu
Cultivating a culture of entrepreneurship in Africa

We need to develop a culture of entrepreneurship if we hope to set the right course for our continent

By Sthe Shabangu 25 Jul 2017

#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017
#DigitalMarketing: Digital trends in 2017

South Africa's digital authority, the IAB South Africa has weighed in on trends in the digital marketing industry

25 Jul 2017

How brands can fight the negative impact of fake news
How brands can fight the negative impact of fake news

How to manage reputation damage in the wake of a fake news onslaught against your brand

By Oresti Patricios 25 Jul 2017

African winners in mobile remittance awards
African winners in mobile remittance awards

Mahindra Comviva and Econet Wireless Zimbabwe win The RemTECH Award in the ‘Visionary Game Changer' category

25 Jul 2017

#DigitalMarketing: Turning mobile video into a marketing star for your business
#DigitalMarketing: Turning mobile video into a marketing star for your business

Mobile is one of biggest revolutions to come to marketing in recent years, rivaled only by digital video

By Nunu Ntshingila 24 Jul 2017

#DigitalMarketing: The shift to performance
#DigitalMarketing: The shift to performance

The biggest trend in digital marketing gaining momentum in the local market is the shift to performance, says Stijn Smolders, CEO of Sprout Performance Media Partners

Issued by Sprout Performance Media Partners 24 Jul 2017

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African data is not “user-friendly”

The role of open data in Africa was discussed at a recent open data conference in Nigeria

24 Jul 2017

Planning: The key ingredient to avoid a social media crisis
Planning: The key ingredient to avoid a social media crisis

The idea that content for social media cannot be planned and that live content can only be decided at the last minute, is an antiquated concept, writes Suzanne van Aswegen

By Suzanne van Aswegen 24 Jul 2017

National mobilisation of entrepreneurialism
National mobilisation of entrepreneurialism

A blueprint for Africa: If national mobilisation of entrepreneurialism across a country is a solid possibility, what's stopping it and who is blocking it?

By Naseem Javed 20 Jul 2017

The 2017 Resolution Social Venture Challenge winners
Winners of Resolution Social Venture Challenge agents of change in their communities

21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded

20 Jul 2017

Rikki Stein, Afrima international advisor
All Africa Music Awards receives nearly 5,000 entries

The All Africa Music Awards has received 4,816 entries for 2017 submission with Eastern Africa having the highest entries as screening and adjudication processes follows

20 Jul 2017

Cheers! Native VML ECD McManus with Pernod Ricard SA marketing director, Charl Bassil in Cannes.
#CannesLions2017: “Great ideas can come from anywhere” - Ryan McManus

Native VML played an impressive role in putting a spotlight on African creativity at the global Cannes Lions 2017 Festival of Creativity. ECD Ryan McManus shares his highlights

By Leigh Andrews 18 Jul 2017

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