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D&AD announces theme and identity for 2020 D&AD Festival

D&AD's new theme for its 2020 Festival has been announced. The theme, 'Imagine everything', encapsulates the ambition and scope of this year's event: a global festival celebrating creativity...

20 hours ago

Boomplay and Sony partner on Africa content

Boomplay and Sony Music Entertainment are set to expand their footprint in Africa with new partnership...

15 hours ago

African-influenced content at DISCOP Johannesburg

TAC Studios brings new finished series and fresh development projects amongst its content slate for DISCOP Johannesburg...

16 hours ago

Study examines engagement boosting on platforms

Rutgers University has released a study where researchers analysed how Google, Facebook and Instagram repeatedly change boundaries between smart visibility strategies and 'cheating the system'...

19 hours ago

#AfricaCom: Tech skills needed to create future jobs on the 'side-hustle' continent

Up to 18 million jobs need to be created annually just to absorb the new entrants each year. This is unprecedented globally and doesn't even include the unemployed and underemployed...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Africa has the potential to be an economic powerhouse

Both North-South and South-South cooperation in Africa is vital as a critical part of Africa's development...

1 day ago

#AfricaCom: "Every consumer today behaves like a millennial, your business needs to catch up!"

Dion Jerling, co-founder of Connect Earth was chair of the third and final day of AfricaCom 2019's keynote sessions. He said there had been closer to 17,000 attendees than predicted 15,000 and convened a panel discussion on getting user experience (UX) right...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Nov 2019

#AfricaCom: Smartphone costs the biggest barrier to a digitally inclusive Africa

The next technological evolution is advancing at an exponential rate and by leaving out some on this journey, we allow the current societal divides and inequalities to deepen...

By Sindy Peters 15 Nov 2019

How AI is helping brands manage their online reputation

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning is on the rise, but it's important to know which reputation management processes should and shouldn't be automated...

By Ashleigh Wainstein 15 Nov 2019

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