License-free Chinese content for African broadcasters
License-free Chinese content for African broadcasters

BON Cloud has launched license-free content for African Broadcasters seeking China-related stories. The China-focused globally integrated content archive produces and archives video content across business, travel and culture in full HD, ready for delivery.

18 hours ago

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How to survive in media sales

Media sales teams are under pressure from a multichannel world. A world in which some of their skills may be replaced by algorithms as programmatic media houses take over some of the inventory from publishers. A world with new job descriptions that didn't exist even five years ago.

21 hours ago

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Mobile money aid for humanitarian disasters

Ericsson has committed to developing the Ericsson Emergency Wallet, a mobile financial services solution, for deployment in the immediate aftermath of disaster or crises to support humanitarian organisations and affected populations within Africa, as well as globally.

1 day ago

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Good corporate governance equals investment

Without increased economic activity across all industry sectors, Africa will need to focus on softer issues such as good corporate and political governance to retain investors in the short to medium term.

1 day ago

Cultural appreciation in reputation management
Cultural appreciation in reputation management

On my most recent trip to Ghana, I had an opportunity to present to a large group of senior marketing communication professionals about reputation management and crisis communication.

By Daniel Munslow 1 day ago

GE spearheads infrastructure development
GE spearheads infrastructure development

General Electric, together with the Mara Group and Atlas Merchant Capital, are leading an initiative to create a joint venture dedicated to investing in the highly underdeveloped African infrastructure sector. The joint venture will seek to invest in infrastructure equity projects in selected countries throughout Africa.

1 day ago

Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30
Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30

Forbes Africa's 30 under 30 list has hit the shelves, revealing the 30 most promising entrepreneurs from around the continent, across various sectors.

1 day ago

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Audience measurement extended into Africa

Effective Measure (EM) have announced the launch of their reseller partnerships in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria, extending audience measurement into Africa.

1 day ago

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Africa's social entrepreneurs mentored

GE and Santa Clara University's Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship have announced a partnership that focuses on training and mentoring social entrepreneurs working on maternal and child health innovations in sub-Saharan Africa.

27 May 2016

Intra-Africa trade plays a role in GDP
Intra-Africa trade plays a role in GDP

As growth in developed markets such as Europe, China and North Africa continue to stagnate, greater regional integration in Africa, amongst all role players, is needed to capitalise on the continent's growth potential. This is according to Hennie Heymans, CEO of DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa.

27 May 2016

Magna Carta CEO, Vincent Magwenya, celebrates in Berlin last night
Magna Carta wins Africa PR Consultancy of 2016

Reputation Management agency, Magna Carta, won the Africa PR Consultancy of the year category at the SABRE Awards in Berlin, Germany last night.

26 May 2016

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Unlocking Africa's digital potential

International Telecommunications Week earlier this month brought together Africa's leading wholesale carriers, mobile network operators, a host of global service providers and content distribution companies at the annual global gathering of telecommunications companies, in Chicago.

26 May 2016

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Why it's time African researchers stopped working in silos

Seven years ago Bassirou Bonfoh, the director of the Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifique in Cote d'Ivoire, joined forces with 10 other African institutions. Their plan was to collaborate on research into infections that pass between animals and humans. Many of these infections, such as Ebola, Zika and HIV, are sadly, world famous.

By Thomas Kariuki 26 May 2016