Federico de Nardis,CEO Of GroupM Sub-Saharan Africa.
New CEO for Group M Sub-Saharan Africa

GroupM, the world's leading media investment group, has appointed Federico de Nardis as CEO of GroupM, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), demonstrating the group's commitment to investing in the African continent to support growth plans of both global and regional clients.

1 day ago

Dedicated Lego channel for Africa, MENA
Dedicated Lego channel for Africa, MENA

iflix has signed a multi-year deal with Lego, launching a dedicated channel in Africa and the Middle East. The agreement between iflix and Lego will see 122 episodes across 10 titles added to the streaming service for fans to enjoy.

2 days ago

The state of PR in the new age
The state of PR in the new age

A far too common event that brings much angst to many a public relations consultant (and I'm sure I speak for the majority) is being told that we have, with our ideas, potentially overstepped some invisible boundary separating traditional and digital PR.

By Thandukwazi Gcabashe 3 days ago

Unilever threatens to pull ads from 'divisive platforms'
Unilever threatens to pull ads from 'divisive platforms'

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever, one of the world's largest advertisers, threatened on Monday to snub digital platforms that fail to protect children or help "create division" in society.

13 Feb 2018

Ringier Africa signs pan-African content agreement with NYT
Ringier Africa signs pan-African content agreement with NYT

The launch of New York Times journalism on Ringier Africa's new Pulse brand will bring award-winning reporting and storytelling to Africa's informed readership. The New York Times is a globally renowned media outlet for news and opinion, which will complement Pulse's news coverage.

13 Feb 2018

Digital revolution holds bright promises for Africa
Digital revolution holds bright promises for Africa

Internet penetration is creeping up in Africa, bringing the prospect of digital dividends to a continent long marked by digital divides.

By Eleni Mourdoukoutas 13 Feb 2018

Why it's time to reevaluate your customer communication, starting with email
Why it's time to reevaluate your customer communication, starting with email

The contact centre industry, by all media accounts, has its eyes fixed on AI, chatbots and a variety of other fascinating opportunities to engage with customers.

By Wynand Smit 13 Feb 2018

Strategic appointment for Burson-Marsteller Africa
Strategic appointment for Burson-Marsteller Africa

Burson-Marsteller Africa has strengthened its financial and investor relations offering to deliver integrated communications solutions for its clients across Africa.

13 Feb 2018

Colours of the Alphabet.
'Colours of the Alphabet' free to stream

AfriDocs, the free streaming platform for the best documentaries in Africa, in conjunction with UNESCO, is presenting the unique film project Colours of the Alphabet for streaming for free for 30 days.

13 Feb 2018

Africa CEO Forum 2017.
Powering competitiveness in Africa

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - With its chosen theme, African Champions: Powering Competitiveness, the Africa CEO Forum 2018 aims to enable its participants to formulate action plans for the transformation of the continent's large companies.

12 Feb 2018

A new TV content festival announced
A new TV content festival announced

The 21st annual Zanzibar International Film Festival and the inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar, have announced a new program and festival category focused on the all-important area of TV content.

12 Feb 2018

Personal branding: The value of a platform
Personal branding: The value of a platform

Shakespeare wrote, "All the world's a stage" and his words ring more true today than ever. If you have something to say or something to sell, whether you are speaking to one person or many people, essentially, you're on a stage. (Hyatt. M, 2012)

By Mike Saunders 12 Feb 2018