Barclays Africa Group is pleased to announce the appointment of new agencies to handle its significant business across the continent. Specifically, FCB Africa will handle its corporate, brand, sponsorship, retail and insurance advertising portfolios, and Mortimer Harvey will handle its business to business advertising portfolio.
Ghana’s leading telecommunications service provider, MTN Ghana, has announced the appointments of Asher Khan as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Eli Hini as General Manager, Mobile Financial Services (MFS).
The Netherlands African Business Council (NABC) has launched its new Communication Center. The Center will provide its 410 members with an affordable way to send press releases to over 7000 journalists across Africa
North African Operator Selects Evolving Systems to Provide Expertise for Real-Time Lifecycle Marketing™ Solution
Evolving Systems, Inc., a leader in real-time activation, analytics and marketing for connected mobile devices, today announced that a large wireless operator in North Africa has selected Evolving Systems to provide expertise for their Real-time Lifecycle Marketing™ (RLM) Customer Loyalty solutions.
As we have discussed in previous blogs, mobile accessibility is vital for the growth and relevance of your business in this generation. So having your business accessible via the various mobile opportunities should be a big part in your marketing strategy.
Lesotho’s Minister of Communications, Science and Technology Khotso Letsatsi and his South African counterpart Faith Muthambi on Thursday in Maseru signed a joint statement of cooperation about moving from analogue to digital broadcasting.
Huawei and Vodafone Global Enterprise establish Strategic Alliance to jointly explore global enterprise market
Huawei has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a new Strategic Alliance with Vodafone Global Enterprise focusing on the enterprise market in Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa.
Under the terms of a five-year multi-country managed services agreement, Ericsson will manage Smile Communications' 4G/LTE networks across all operations.
Africa Business Communities has set up several business directories among which the directory for players in the Market Research Business in Africa.
President of the Republic of Zambia H.E. Edgar Lungu met with Huawei Senior Vice President Mr. Dafeng Li during the visit in Shenzhen, and had a discussion about Zambian Information and Communications Technologies development in the meeting.
Digital marketing agency MediaScience is starting an outdoor campaign through programmatic buying. This makes the marketing agency the first in the world to buy highway advertising through programmatic
Standard Chartered has today announced the appointment of Dr Michael Gorriz as Group Chief Information Officer.
Leading Brand Management Company, Zenera Consulting, today announced the launch of its digital brand and marketing communications subsidiary, BuzzDigital.
Director of Corporate Communications & CSR, Airtel Nigeria, Emeka Oparah, has called on reputation managers and Public Relations practitioners to continuously engage and connect with their various stakeholders, stating that effective stakeholders’ engagement is a critical element in successful crisis management especially in the new communication world order ruled by social media.
Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced the launch of CMC Connect Burson-Marsteller in Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria.
Mobile telecommunications operator, Glo Mobile, and Kirusa, a leader in voice messaging and social media mobile apps in emerging markets, today announced the launch of InstaVoice Messaging.
Xaxis Launches in MENA; Brings World’s Most Powerful Programmatic Platform to Region’s Digital Media Market
Xaxis, the world's largest programmatic media and technology platform, announced today the official launch of operations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Headquartered in Dubai, Xaxis MENA will enable global and regional advertisers to implement coordinated multi-channel, programmatic campaigns across the region’s largest portfolio of premium, brand-safe inventory, much of it exclusive to Xaxis. At launch, Xaxis MENA will continue to work with some of the region’s leading advertisers, including Sony Mobile Communications.
[Retail] New Nielsen Report Shows GDP, Population and Governance Data Alone Are Not Enough to Predict Brand Success in Africa
For brands eager to tap into the growing African markets and the region's estimated 350 million middle class consumers, relying solely on macro-economic data such as GDP growth, population trends and regulatory governance data to identify opportunities and predict success can lead to costly missteps, according to a new report from Nielsen
MEC, a leading media agency, today proudly announces that they have officially opened the doors to a new Sub-Saharan network, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. Following WPP's move to a controlling stake in ScanGroup last year, MEC Africa launches with a team of over 20 people and will cover 22 markets in East and West Africa, supplementing MEC's existing offering in South Africa and North Africa.
Nigerian Johnson Okorie is the senior Digital Marketing Consultant at KorieFusion, an Agency that uses Digital Marketing Strategies to Grow business revenue, profits & bottom-lines & boost brand's visibility. He is also the MD/CEO of Clickable Resources.
The traditional mad holiday rush is upon us and businesses - especially those in retail - need to ensure that a high level of service delivery is maintained and that they are geared to handle the additional enquiries driven by the sudden upsurge in customers.
CFAO announces the creation of its club of brands, a network of international brands wishing to support the rise of the African middle class.
MTN has again topped the Brand Africa 100® list as the Most Admired and Most Valuable African Brand. At over $5.4bn, MTN is the only African brand valued over a billion dollars.
Bharti Airtel Africa, a leading telecommunications service provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, reinforced its continued contribution to the pan-African telecoms landscape after being recognized by an independent panel of industry experts at the AfricaCom Awards.
Côte d’Ivoire Prime Minister, ITC Executive Director, attend official presentation of National Export Strategy
International Trade Centre (ITC) Executive Director Arancha González joined the Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire, Mr Daniel Kablan Duncan, and the Minister of Commerce, Arts and Crafts and SMEs promotion, Mr Jean-Louis Billon, as well as representatives of the Ivorian private sector on 13 November in Abidjan for the official presentation ceremony of the National Export Strategy of Côte d’Ivoire.
MTN Ghana in partnership with InTarget has launched the MTN Mobile Advertiser Service in Accra.The MTN Mobile Advertiser Service is a platform that enables advertisers to reach their potential targets via a mobile device
Huawei will demonstrate its latest solutions at AfricaCom 2014 in Cape Town in hall D3 of the CTICC, in line with the conference’s theme – "Building a Better Connected Africa."
In response to consumers’ growing need for affordable and reliable internet, the 2014 CIMG Telecoms Company of the Year, Vodafone Ghana, has launched three new unparalleled lifestyle bundles that offer consumers unbeatable internet allowance and free internet to access WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Wikipedia.
Eutelsat Communications has sealed a ten-year contract with Crystal TV, Ghana's leading commercial broadcaster, for capacity connected to the African service area of the EUTELSAT 16A satellite. The capacity enables Crystal TV to benefit from countrywide coverage of Ghana for its digital platform of pay-TV and free-to-air channels.
Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN), in partnership with InTarget, MTN’s exclusive mobile advertising media partner, on Wednesday, launched a Mobile Advertising Service in Accra.
Kaymu, the leading online marketplace for emerging markets, today announces that it will charge sellers zero commission in over 50% of the countries where it is active, namely Algeria, Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Morocco, Tunisia, Zambia and Mozambique.
With restyled logos, more dynamic lay-outs and better defined sections, the Africa Intelligence web portal has modernized its five confidential Newsletters: West Africa Newsletter, The Indian Ocean Newsletter, Maghreb Confidential, Africa Energy Intelligence and Africa Mining Intelligence.
South Africa-based Emcom Wireless has been awarded a three-year contract for radio network equipment deployment by the South African Police Service.
Etisalat Nigeria, has confirmed its billing as the fastest growing telecommunications network in the country, as it marks six years of operations with a rise in its active subscriber base from 17 million as at December 2013 to 20 million.
Guinness Ghana Breweries Limited (GGBL), a subsidiary of Diageo Plc., has launched a new campaign dubbed: “step up to spirits” to deliver unique value ...