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[Interview] Victoria Epelle, Fondatrice, Market Forward, Nigéria
01-06-2021 | 22:47:00
Victoria Epelle a fondé Market Forward il y a environ un an et la société a exécuté des projets à la fois locaux et internationaux et se fait un nom dans le domaine du conseil et de la gestion de projet.
[Interview] Victoria Epelle, Founder, Market Forward, Nigeria
01-06-2021 | 09:24:00
Victoria Epelle founded Market Forward about a year ago and the company has executed projects both local and international and is making a name for itself in the field of Consulting and Project Management.
[Interview] Abdelaziz Musa, CEO, Sudan Digital
07-04-2021 | 07:28:00
Sudan Digital is a digital marketing agency operating in Khartoum and Dubai while delivering digital marketing solutions for clients across the globe. The company’s CEO and founder Abdelaziz Musa explains.
Uganda Marketers Society collaborates with CIM to enhance marketing standards
12-03-2021 | 07:29:17
Uganda Marketers Society (UMS) and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) have signed an MoU for a Strategic Partnership to enhance professional marketing standards and practices in Uganda.
[Kenya] Scangroup suspends CEO, CFO over alleged gross misconduct
19-02-2021 | 10:32:00
Integrated marketing communications company The WPP-Scangroup Plc has suspended its CEO Bharat Thakrar and Chief Financial Officer Satyabrata Das over allegations of gross misconduct.
Brand Africa launches inaugural continent-focused brand leadership academy
11-02-2021 | 13:18:03
Brand Africa founder, Thebe Ikalafeng, has announced the launch of the Africa Brand Leadership Academy (ABLA), the first Africa-focused specialist brand leadership academy aimed at sharpening the minds that build brands that build Africa.
Kam Global Strategies, Brand & Image partner to advance PR efforts in Israel and Morocco
02-02-2021 | 08:12:00
Kam Global Strategies, Israel-based strategic communications firm and Brand & Image, Morocco's most prominent marketing and PR agency announced a strategic partnership to advance PR efforts in Israel and Morocco.
180 expands global footprint with launch of New York and MENA hubs
19-01-2021 | 09:28:00
Amsterdam and Los Angeles-based creative agency 180 announced a significant expansion and evolution of its business model, with the opening two new offices, 180 New York and 180 MENA (Middle East North Africa).
Havas Group appoints Vineel Agarwal as Managing Partner, Havas Africa
10-11-2020 | 14:13:59
Havas Group has announced the appointment of Vineel Agarwal as Managing Partner of Havas Africa, replacing Olivier del Pozo who will be moving to a new role within Havas.
Diamond Trust Bank partners with Jumia for Black Friday campaign
30-10-2020 | 15:02:00
Diamond Trust Bank and Jumia have announced a partnership aimed at enhancing cashless payment on the e-commerce platform when purchasing during this year’s Black Friday campaign.
Buy Africa Build Africa initiative unveiled to support continental brands and goods
30-10-2020 | 09:00:00
BCW Africa, Brand Leadership, Kantar and Geopoll have launched the #BuyAfricaBuildAfrica initiative to encourage local brands to adopt the #BuyAfricaBuildAfrica stamp of approval.
Mondia, Jumia launch new gaming service on JumiaPay App for customers in Africa
07-10-2020 | 14:22:00
Mondia, a technology company which specialises in marketing and distribution of digital content and Jumia, Africa’s largest e-commerce platform, launched Jumia Games, a competitively priced entertainment category on the JumiaPay App.
South Africa's influencer marketing agency R-Squared formally partners with syndicated agencies
17-09-2020 | 08:56:00
R-Squared, South Africa's influencer marketing agency announced a formal partnership with industry leaders such as iProspect and Posterscope of the international Dentsu Aegis Network.
[Nigeria] Polaris Bank, Facebook partner to build capacity for SMEs
30-07-2020 | 09:58:00
Polaris Bank has partnered with Facebook to provide free digital marketing training to SMEs in Nigeria.
[Column] James Bayhack: The value of mobile marketing cloud technology
23-07-2020 | 08:46:00
Marketing ultimately drives the sales of any business. Without it, many companies wouldn't sell their products or services and wouldn't survive in a highly competitive environment.
[Interview] James Hunt, Vice President, Creative & Marketing Lead, CNN International Commercial
26-05-2020 | 16:00:00
CNN International Commercial Vice President and Marketing Lead James Hunt discusses strategies the company has put in place while working with brands to remobilize as they adapt to the new world order.
[South Africa] DStv, GOtv announce launch of 'The Africa We See'
13-05-2020 | 15:39:00
DStv and GOtv have announced the launch of The Africa We See campaign; a heart-warming celebration of the excellence and power of Africa, its people and the rich stories that come from the continent.
CNN bets on Rani Raad to harmonize global commercial strategy
08-05-2020 | 13:15:00
CNN Worldwide has appointed Rani Raad as President, CNN Commercial, a newly created position, as the company seeks to broaden new business streams.
Avatar launches specialist Practice to help African businesses steer priorities post COVID-19
06-05-2020 | 07:04:00
Avatar Group has launched its specialist practice, Resilience at Avatar, to help leaders navigate these unprecedented times.
[South Africa] MultiChoice invests R4.5 million in community TV stations
23-04-2020 | 13:31:00
MultiChoice will be supporting three of South Africa’s community TV stations with a total investment of R4.5 million where each of the selected stations will use the R1.5 million funding for the creation of fresh, new content.
Ipelegeng Thibedi appointed Weber Shandwick Africa CEO
08-04-2020 | 16:58:00
Weber Shandwick announced the appointment of Ipelegeng (Ipi) Thibedi as the new CEO of its African operations.
AfDB trains fashion and creative industry entrepreneurs in Kenya
05-03-2020 | 08:29:00
The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Fashionomics Africa initiative hosted 110 entrepreneurs from the textile, apparel and accessories industry for a workshop on how to establish a successful fashion brand.
[South Africa] MTF Academy Masterclasses kicks off 2020
16-01-2020 | 13:14:22
The MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) Masterclasses for 2020 have officially started.
[South Africa] M-Net’s Magic in Motion rebrands to MultiChoice Talent Factory ZA
04-12-2019 | 10:56:00
After years of empowering the next generation of storytellers through on-the-job training, M-Net’s Magic in Motion now starts a new chapter as MultiChoice Talent Factory ZA.
[Ghana] Nestlé and GJA partner to promote nutrition Education
03-10-2019 | 10:00:20
Nestlé Ghana and the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) have entered a partnership to drive nutrition knowledge among Ghanaians.
[Startup Interview] Boluwa Olojo, Marketing Officer, Go Ads Africa, Nigeria
18-07-2019 | 10:13:00
Boluwa Olojo joined the startup Go Ads Africa as its Chief Marketing and Sales officer, telling the company story and selling its products.
[Column] Tini Sevak: Trust, reliability and relevance are at the heart of today’s news consumers
15-07-2019 | 13:30:00
Marketing has existed for as long as people have had something to sell, but the modern era - with the advent of traditional and then digital media - has transformed consumers’ relationships with products.
[South Africa] Cell C tops in customer service and consumer positivity, BrandsEye report
02-05-2019 | 09:57:00
Cell C has been placed top among South Africa's telecommunications sector for fastest customer response and most positive sentiment among consumers using social media in BrandsEye’s latest report on the industry.
[Column] Pippa Scaife: It pays to be emotional-‘I am a feminist’
19-04-2019 | 08:00:00
I am a ‘feminist’.It’s a title that’s crept up on me over the last few years, as I’ve become increasingly impassioned about gender equality.
Discovery Inc. launches Real Time channel on StarTimes, picks Apricot Africa Consulting as ad sales partner in the continent
17-04-2019 | 13:14:16
Discovery Inc. has announced the expansion of Real Time, across Africa.
[Interview] Donna Rachelson, CEO, Branding & Marketing YOU, South Africa
25-02-2019 | 09:33:00
Founded in 2007, Branding & Marketing YOU is headed up by Donna Rachelson - branding and marketing specialist, author of three best-selling books, successful businesswoman and savvy business investor.
[Interview] Esther Dumbiri, Managing Director, SHTL Publishing, Nigeria
12-02-2019 | 10:57:00
Esther Dumbiri put her talent with words and colors to good use by starting a publishing firm over a decade ago, a firm that has grown in leaps and bounds.
[Column] Donna Rachelson: The future of women in the workplace in South Africa
07-02-2019 | 10:12:00
Year after year, the majority of senior executives in South Africa are men. In July last year, only one of the JSE’s Top 40 companies had a female CEO.
[South Africa] Sanlam appoints Sydney Mbhele as Chief Executive, Brand
22-01-2019 | 07:38:00
Sanlam Group has appointed Mr Sydney Mbhele as the Chief Executive for Brand, with effect from 01 April 2019.
[Interview] Ahmad Sayed, Regional Director, Nexign, Middle East and Africa
19-11-2018 | 12:36:00
Ahmad Sayed is Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Nexign, a business support systems provider company currently planning its entry into the African market.
[Startup Interview] Job Mutai, Co Founder, New Age Media, Kenya
15-11-2018 | 15:26:00
Job Mutai is the Co Founder and the Creative Director of New Age Media agency, a marketing, communications and media company based in Nairobi, Kenya.
[Interview] Prins Mhlanga, Founder, Ocean on 76, South Africa
15-11-2018 | 12:03:00
Prins Mhlanga is South African entrepreneur with a long career in the Technology and Telecommunications field. He is currently the founder and CEO of the Ocean on 76 group.
Boomplay and Universal Music Group form distribution partnership in Africa
05-11-2018 | 09:41:00
Boomplay, African music streaming and download service and Universal Music Group (UMG) have today announced the signing of a landmark licensing agreement covering multiple markets within Africa.
[Nigeria] Nestlé partners DAME, NUJ to promote nutrition reporting
01-10-2018 | 09:25:00
Nestlé Nigeria signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Diamond Awards for Media Excellence (DAME) Trust Fund to institute a ‘Nestlé Prize for Nutrition Reporting.’
[Column] Mimi Kalinda: Strategic communication vital to Africa’s DNA
03-09-2018 | 13:40:56
Innovation is a critical part Africa’s DNA, but it only plays a part in shaping the continent’s narrative when the world becomes aware of it.
Nestlé Central & West Africa Region appoints Rémy Ejel market head
20-08-2018 | 09:31:00
Nestlé Central & West Africa Limited, a subsidiary of the world’s leading Food and Beverage Company, has appointed Mr. Rémy Ejel as its new Market Head.
Five steps for online startups to take advantage of Black Friday
16-08-2018 | 13:48:00
According to Google Trends last year, South Africa registered the largest ‘Black Friday’ search interest of any country, even ahead of the US where the retail mega-event was conceived.
Afrinection launches to improve Africa networking, job possibilities
09-07-2018 | 10:33:00
Afrinection is a free web-based integrated professional networking, jobs, and marketing platform that aims to address the gap of networking among African professionals.
[Mozambique] Eni, ExxonMobil begin marketing on Rovuma LNG project
03-07-2018 | 11:15:10
Eni and ExxonMobil have announced that marketing efforts are underway for the Rovuma LNG project, which will produce, liquefy and sell natural gas from the gas fields of the Area 4 block offshore Mozambique.
[Interview] Geofrey Ndobo, Business Development Manager, PPG, Uganda
14-06-2018 | 13:55:00
Geofrey Makavelli Ndobo is Sales & Marketing Manager at People Performance Group, a consulting, outsourcing and Human Resources company based in Kampala, Uganda.
Mele Kyari appointed Nigeria’s OPEC national representative
14-05-2018 | 09:45:00
The NNPC has announced the appointment of Mallam Mele Kyari, incumbent Group General Manager in charge of its Crude Oil Marketing Division, as Nigeria’s National Representative to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
Intelcia expands into Madagascar and Mauritius
27-03-2018 | 12:48:00
Karim Bernoussi, Chief Executive Officer of the Intelcia Group, a major player in customer relations, announces the integration of outsourcing sites Outremer Télécom Maurice et Madagascar, which will now conduct business under the Intelcia banner.
[Mauritius] Maureva signs commercial agreement with South Africa's Hi-Fly Marketing
20-03-2018 | 09:29:00
Maureva has chosen Hi-Fly Marketing, the growing South African company specialising in technical services in the African aviation industry, as its commercial representative.
[South Africa] FCB Africa targets generation Z in new campaign for Coca-Cola
20-03-2018 | 07:04:13
Coca-Cola's Southeast Asia Business Unit has launched its newest initiative aimed at teens with a new campaign from FCB Africa's agencies FCB Joburg, strategy and FCB Cape Town, creative.
[Startup Interview] David Akara, Founder, Verhaal, Nigeria
07-03-2018 | 12:17:41
Verhaal, a Nigerian startup has been working with SMEs and entrepreneurs in digital and social media marketing at a time when companies in the country are increasingly expressing appetite for new media advertising to reach a wider online community.
Epsilon and WIOCC partner to deliver on-demand connectivity between Africa and the rest of the world
07-03-2018 | 06:58:00
Epsilon, a privately owned global communications service provider, has partnered with Africa's carriers' carrier WIOCC to deploy its Infiny by Epsilon on-demand connectivity platform.
Weber Shandwick opens Kenyan office to meet growing communication needs in Africa
27-02-2018 | 07:14:00
Weber Shandwick, a global communications and engagement firm has opened a fully owned office in Nairobi, Kenya, to meet growing demand from domestic and multinational companies for marketing and communications expertise in the region.
[Kenya] Safaricom slashes home data prices by over 50 per cent to sate growing internet needs
01-02-2018 | 07:55:00
Kenya’s mobile network operator Safaricom has announced a 53 percent reduction in mobile broadband pricing for customers on its Safaricom Home service.
The Integer Group announces partnership with South Africa's Hot Spot
30-01-2018 | 09:43:00
The Integer Group®, a commerce agency and a key member of Omnicom Group Inc., has announced a partnership with Sandton-based shopper marketing agency Hot Spot as its South African affiliate.
[Ghana] Kudobuzz acquires AdGeek, an Ad creation tool
22-01-2018 | 14:08:09
Ghanaian startup Kudobuzz has acquired AdGeek, an ad creation tool used by many online merchants for prospecting new customers and ad retargeting.
GLOBALHealthPR partners with South Africa’s F/NE to enhance network capabilities in Africa
11-01-2018 | 07:55:35
GLOBALHealthPR®, an independent health and science communications agency partnership worldwide has welcomed Johannesburg-based F/NE to its rapidly expanding global network.
Magnet Global Network enters Africa with addition of ODA advertising
21-12-2017 | 08:57:50
MAGNET Global Network, the Marketing & Advertising Global Network of leading independent advertising agencies, has expanded its geographic reach and capabilities with the addition of ODA Advertising to the Network.
Triton Digital partners with 365 Digital to amplify programmatic audio advertising in South Africa
14-12-2017 | 14:09:00
Triton Digital®, the technology provider to the global audio industry has partnered with South Africa’s digital publisher solutions company, 365 Digital, with 365 Digital leveraging the industry’s leading programmatic audio marketplace.
[Startup Interview] Sol Mukasa, Founder, Brand Honcho, South Africa
09-11-2017 | 13:19:00
Sol Mukasa is the founder and head of Brand Honcho, a marketing and advertising agency that is changing the rules of marketing through broadening the way agencies and clients interact with one another.
[Interview] Adisa Amanor-Wilks, Founder, Abjel Communications, UK
02-11-2017 | 12:49:00
Adisa Amanor-Wilks is an international journalist and communications professional with over 17 years’ experience. She is founder of Abjel Communications, a media and public relations agency keen on positioning Africa on the global stage.
[Interview] Hajiya Sa’adatu Abdullahi, Founder, Business Women Networking, Nigeria
07-09-2017 | 08:02:00
Hajiya Sa'adatu Abdullahi is a Nigerian entrepreneur and founder Business Networking Women, an organization operating in the country's capital, Abuja. Africa Business Communities interviews her:
TP-LINK announces plans to raise awareness of its products in Africa
07-09-2017 | 07:30:00
TP-Link Technologies, a global provider of SOHO, SMB networking products and wireless LAN solutions, has announced a plan that will see it help channel partners to raise awareness of its SMB products and solutions.
[Startup Interview] Tope Hassan, Founder, ISOKO Africa, Nigeria
29-08-2017 | 00:43:00
Tope Hassan is known as an African Tourist, bootstrapping through African nations to discover African Brands & Entrepreneurs. She founded ISOKO Africa a year ago as a dedicated media outlet for African brands.
Vuma Reputation Management expands to Kenya, Ethiopia, Ghana and Zambia
15-08-2017 | 09:38:05
African reputation and crisis management company Vuma Reputation Management has signed memorandums of understanding with four leading African communications agencies, boosting its footprint across the continent.
[South Africa] Tanja Lategan appointed Managing Director of Creative Spark
15-08-2017 | 08:29:00
Digital Agency Creative Spark has announced the appointment of new Managing Director, Tanja Lategan, who will steer the digital agency through its next phase of growth and ramp up the company's integrated marketing offering.
[Startup Interview] Nena Okeke, Founder, Tai-tas Insperasa, Nigeria
02-08-2017 | 14:13:00
Nena Okeke is synonymous with resilience and diversity. Having set up her startup in 2008, it took her six years to see it finally up and running.
[South Africa] Parity Software appoints Jono Williamson as Chief Commercial Officer
24-07-2017 | 11:33:00
Platinum Sage Partner and business solutions specialist, Parity Software, has appointed Jono Williamson as its chief commercial officer (CCO).
Cape Town is the most trusted municipality in 2017 Citizen Satisfaction Index - SAcsi
20-07-2017 | 11:44:00
The latest South African Customer Satisfaction Index (SAcsi) for municipalities, conducted by Consulta, reports that City of Cape Town residents trust their municipality the most and are most satisfied with service delivery.
[South Africa] Abey Mokgwatsane appointed Managing Executive for Brand Marketing and Communications
10-07-2017 | 12:32:00
Vodacom has appointed one of the country’s well respected and talented trailblazers in marketing and advertising, Abey Mokgwatsane, as its new Managing Executive for Brand Marketing and Communications.
Barron South Africa selects Ramco Group as its East African distribution partner
10-07-2017 | 07:58:06
South Africa’s market leader in corporate and promotional branding, Barron has entered into a strategic partnership with Ramco Group that will see Ramco distribute promotional materials on behalf of Barron.
Africa Press List - African journalists and bloggers empowered
20-06-2017 | 07:51:00
As a digital B2B publisher, Africa Business Communities is dedicated to Africa Business News and to connecting Africa business professionals and entrepreneurs with each other.
[Nigeria] FirstBank partners Zons PR to sponsor Afrobeat radio show in the US
12-06-2017 | 10:42:00
AfroZons is the first ever Afrobeat show on a major radio FM network in USA. It is a weekly showcase of the latest culture trends, topical conversations and music from Africa.
Dabira launches the first edition of the Design Market in Côte d'Ivoire
01-06-2017 | 09:10:09
The Design Market is a new, upscale market that features talented designers, artists and makers from across the African continent.
[South Africa] Shield announces partnership with Chelsea Football Club
15-05-2017 | 16:17:50
Shield, South Africa’s deodorant selling brand, has announced a partnership with Chelsea Football Club. The two champion brands have come together to celebrate and inspire South Africans who are making moves - both on and off the field.
KG&A Advertising secures Africa wide broadcasting media partnership
11-05-2017 | 09:26:00
Fast growing strategic communications firm KG&A Advertising has secured a partnership with pan African broadcast content provider, Orama Media Group to manage its media space and offer strategic research across Africa for its soon-to-be-launched This Week in Africa business programme.
[South Africa] Kwesé TV signs deal with TURNER adding three global brands to its line up
03-05-2017 | 07:16:00
Econet Media has signed a multi-territory broadcast agreement with TURNER which includes some of its most acclaimed kids and news channels. This agreement is significant as it adds some of the world’s most loved broadcast brands to Kwesé TV’s diverse content offering which is premised on delivering premium programming for the whole family.
Forbes Woman Africa partners with Ecobank to Launch First Television Show, “Against the Odds with Peace Hyde”
27-04-2017 | 11:10:00
FORBES WOMAN AFRICA, the continent’s first-ever women’s interest magazine from the highly-successful FORBES stable, launches its very first television show through FORBES AFRICA TV, in partnership with Ecobank.
[Interview] Jonathan Bloch, CEO, Africa Financial & Economic Data
26-04-2017 | 11:50:00
In response to the ever growing need for information and market analyses, Jonathan Bloch founded the Africa Financial & Economic Data, providing a library of intelligence on African economic markets.
Jumia Nigeria unveils its third white paper on African Mobile Trends 2017
19-04-2017 | 12:32:00
Jumia Nigeria is pleased to present the 2017 edition of the African Mobile Trends Paper. This is the third white paper presentation from Jumia delving into mobile trends across Africa and specifically Nigeria.
[Nigeria] NNPC to Commercialize its Communication Network
13-04-2017 | 10:56:00
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will commercialise some of its critical Information Communications & Technology (ICT) infrastructure in line with its bid to re-focus the Corporation as a commercially viable entity.
Vodacom demonstrates Africa’s first solution for mission critical communications
06-04-2017 | 16:30:00
Vodacom has successfully demonstrated the first broadband multimedia trunking solution on a commercial LTE network in Africa.
Grey Group re enters Nigerian market through deal with Centrespread
06-04-2017 | 16:26:58
Global communication company Grey GREY is re-entering Nigeria with immediate effect, having appointed Centrespread, one of Nigeria's largest independent advertising communications groups as its affiliate in that market
[Interview] David Njenga, Creative Director, Nick Creations
23-03-2017 | 06:38:00
David Njenga is Creative Director at Nick Creations, an Agency that specializes in brand development, market research and Public Relations. He talked to Africa Business Communities about brand development and diversification and Nick Creations’ role in positioning brands in Kenya and across the continent.
Dr Tara Swart returns to South Africa to share latest applications of neuroscience to business and leadership performance
22-02-2017 | 11:55:02
Compelling evidence from neuroscience research shows that leaders can significantly improve how they engage with and motivate others. It shows that, contrary to the idea that leadership skills are ‘innate’, leadership can actually be learned.
Africa market to benefit from ‘DEAL 2017’ in Dubai, the largest show in the amusement industry
20-02-2017 | 11:27:00
The region will witness the largest show in the amusement industry – DEAL 2017, to provide an effective platform for the stakeholders within the African entertainment and amusement sector.
[Kenya] Soft drinks industry spends a fortune in advertising, study
20-02-2017 | 10:31:56
The soft drinks industry led advertisers by spending $41 million in local print, radio and television platforms last year.
Africa Business Communities is looking for Partners
10-02-2017 | 18:25:00
In addition to our Africa Business Communities website we will launch several spin-off websites, that can be either country platforms, industry related platforms or a combination of the two.
Richmeal to sell Richmeal trademark Brand Licensing and Product Extension to American Brand Management Company for $3 Million
03-02-2017 | 12:12:00
The founder and CEO of HoveHive Group, a leading chartered management brand representing fast moving consumer goods brands, Mr. Emmanuel Oguejiofor has revealed that Richmeal is set to sell ‘Richmeal trademark brand licensing and product extension to American Brand Management Company for $3 million