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All the 2019 SAMA nominees

The SA Music Awards (SAMA) nominees for 2019 were announced last night, 25 April 2019...

3 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#Loeries2019: Mama Creative explains why it's on all of us to tell better stories

You've probably already noticed this year's striking Loeries campaign in your social media feeds and daily industry reads. But this year's campaign is a little different from those of previous years. Here's how Mama Creative hopes Loeries 2019 will inspire us all to tell better stories...

By Leigh Andrews 4 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Economic empowerment of women is good for all

Government staffer Souhayata Haidara enjoys talking about her life in a patriarchal society. Her career is a triumph of patience and perseverance...

By Kingsley Ighobor 6 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Google's AI research lab in Ghana to solve real-world problems

Google has opened an Artifical Intelligence research laboratory in Accra, Ghana, the first of its kind in Africa...

6 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

IPC releases new guidelines to enhance food insecurity, malnutrition analysis

The guideline by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification initiative is set to further hone food security and nutrition analysis processes for better and more actionable information during humanitarian crises...

7 hours ago

TOURISM

Qatar Airways strengthens ties with Amadeus to maximise revenue, improve customer experience

Last summer, the aviation industry set a new record, with over 200,000 aircraft taking to the skies every day. In a competitive marketplace, airlines are looking for the right technology that enables them to deliver memorable experiences for their customers...

8 hours ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Should we turn the Sahara Desert into a huge solar farm?

Whenever I visit the Sahara I am struck by how sunny and hot it is and how clear the sky can be...

By Amin Al-Habaibeh 8 hours ago

ICT

Fantastic (ethical) hackers and where to find them

Data breaches and cyberattacks are unignorably on the rise and hackers are becoming increasingly sophisticated...

By Simon McCullough 10 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Protecting the identity of Africans in a common digital market

Africa's digital revolution is transforming our economy at a record pace. Africa is home to the 10 fastest growing cities in the world, and for nearly a decade, we've had the world's fastest rate of internet adoption...

By Magdi Amin 10 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

How Joe Public taps into the zeitgeist of AI in advertising for Africa

Are you ready for the artificial intelligence revolution in advertising, like Ciclope Africa Festival's agency of the year Joe Public? Here, chief creative officer Xolisa Dyeshana explains the importance of showcasing real South Africans at the forefront of global playing fields, against the backdrop of their grand prix-winning Chicken Licken work, Sbu 2.0...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#OneShow2019: What to expect from Creative Week in New York

The One Club for Creativity, a nonprofit celebrating global excellence in advertising and design, has revealed the full schedule of events for Creative Week 2019, set to take place in New York from 6 to 10 May...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

South African and Nigerian animators win at Animation du Monde ICON

South African and Nigerian animators; Cate Wood Hunter, Sean Steinberg, Sean Braam and Moshood Shades Ridwan, were selected in the Animation du Monde preliminary round at the recent ICON Comic & Games Convention...

1 day ago

TOURISM

New study reveals top trends in online payments in MENA

In the fourth quarter of 2018, the approval rate rose by 5.1% bringing MENA's rate just 3% behind the rest of the world. Due to the high transaction value in the travel industry, card approval rates have seen a slower growth rate than other industries...

By Fundisiwe Maseko 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Pan-African animation pitching competition

Animation du Monde 2020 returns to DISCOP Abidjan in Ivory Coast - entries now open...

1 day ago

TOURISM

Event buyer tips on the benefits of booking an arena venue

To many, arenas are the place to go to see your favourite band or sporting team play. However, increasingly arenas are becoming the 'hidden gem' of the business events world...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Huawei to launch 5G in Egypt during the African Cup Of Nations

Huawei has announced that it will launch its 5G network for the first time in Egypt during the African Cup of Nations...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nigeria to use television white space technology to provide internet

More than half million of Nigeria's rural population will have internet through the use of Television White Space Technology...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Economic strategy for Central Africa

African Development Bank approves strategy for Central Africa "crucial for the economic integration of the region"...

2 days ago

FINANCE

US still sees Africa as important. But it must learn from past mistakes

In December last year the US National Security Advisor, John Bolton, gave a speech at the Heritage Foundation in Washington DC, in which he outlined the Trump administration's new Africa strategy...

By Maria Ryan 2 days ago

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