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Chijioke Dozie, Carbon CEO and co-founder.
#AfricaLeads: Africa is one of the most fertile regions for growth across industries

Paylater rebranded to Carbon to become a digital financial services platform, going "beyond banking", says CEO Chijioke Dozie...

By Louise Marsland 2 days ago

Canal+ acquisition of ROK boosts local content production
Canal+ acquisition of ROK boosts local content production

African film studio and international TV network, ROK, has been acquired by leading French audiovisual group, CANAL+...

2 days ago

PepsiCo eyes growth in Africa with $1.7bn Pioneer Foods acquisition

Multinational snack foods and beverage giant PepsiCo has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods Group for approximately $1.7 billion...

2 days ago

#Loeries2019: "No place for one-size-fits-all in truly relatable regional storytelling" - Lanre Adisa

With the year's biggest international award shows done and dusted, I chatted to the regional jurors ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is this year's Live, PR and OOH juror Lanre Adisa, also CEO/CCO of Noah's Ark Communications, Nigeria...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

How Ghana is acing its transition to mobile financial services

Ghana has recently become the fastest-growing mobile money market in Africa...

By Selin Ozyurt 2 days ago

CCO Pete Case leaving Ogilvy SA

Ogilvy SA chief creative officer Pete Case will leave the agency at the end of 2019...

3 days ago

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 days ago

StarTimes partners with MLW to air 'Fusion' in Africa

Major League Wrestling has recently announced it has entered into an agreement to broadcast its flagship weekly hour-long program MLW Fusion non-exclusively in Africa on StarTimes...

3 days ago

Ugandan commentator arrested over Facebook post critical of president

Uganda cracks down on social media criticism of Government and the President...

3 days ago

Amazon beats Google in online product search

When thinking 'search', you'd be forgiven for assuming that Google leads the pack. A global study has shown that consumers begin their retail-related searches on Amazon first...

By Michael King 17 Jul 2019

5 questions to ask when selecting influencers to work with

Marketers are faced with important decisions to make when selecting the most relevant influencers to collaborate with...

By Dominique Harmse 17 Jul 2019

Key questions to consider before investing in AI for marketing

AccuraCast director Jérôme Divecha offers clear advice to see if AI could help your business make the next big step forward...

By Jérôme Divecha 17 Jul 2019

Sports as a business and a brand in Africa

Fans are choosing not to watch live football events, and instead are opting in increasing numbers for the 'intimacy' of their crystal clear digital flat TV screens, or not all, as recent attendances at AFCON showed...

By Dr Victor Oladokun 17 Jul 2019

Design and repair must work together to undo our legacy of waste

"Design" has been one of the big words of the twentieth century. To say that an object has been designed implies a level of specialness...

By Tom Lee, Alexandra Crosby, Clare Cooper, Jesse Adams Stein and Katherine Scardifield 17 Jul 2019

Tanzanian among annual press freedom awards honourees

CPJ's annual International Press Freedom Awards and benefit dinner will honour courageous journalists from around the world...

17 Jul 2019

Johnny Clegg dies at 66

It has been confirmed that Jonathan (Johnny) Clegg, succumbed to pancreatic cancer at the age of 66 on the afternoon of 16 July 2019 at his family home in Johannesburg, South Africa...

16 Jul 2019

Africa trade fair expected to generate record investment

Over $40 billion in trade deals, participants from 55 countries expected at IATF2020...

16 Jul 2019

Justice must be done for death of journalist Azory Gwanda

Activists and fellow journalists have been asking about Gwanda's whereabouts for months, including on #WhereIsAzory on Twitter, with no answer from the Tanzanian government...

16 Jul 2019

Doing business in Africa - influence of culture

As an African woman, born and bred in rural areas, my first real experience of urban life was after I acquired my first academic degree...

By Dr. Rufaro Mucheka, Issued by African Entrepreneurs Conference 2 days ago

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