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[Interview] Ahmad Sayed, Regional Director, Nexign, Middle East and Africa
19-11-2018 | 11:36:00
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 | 14:26:00
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.
Boomplay and Universal Music Group form distribution partnership in Africa
05-11-2018 | 08:41:00
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 | 07:25:00
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 | 11:40:56
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 | 07:31:00
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 | 11:48:00
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 | 08:33:00
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 | 09:15:10
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.
BBM signs Eskimi as exclusive mobile advertising partner in Nigeria
14-06-2018 | 12:31:00
BBM and Eskimi, a global programmatic platform, today announced an exclusive mobile advertising partnership in Nigeria.
[Interview] Geofrey Ndobo, Business Development Manager, PPG, Uganda
14-06-2018 | 11:55:00
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 | 07:45:00
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 | 10:48:00
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 | 08:29:00
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 | 06:04:13
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 | 11:17:41
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 | 05:58:00
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 | 06:14:00
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 | 06:55:00
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 | 08:43:00
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 | 13:08:09
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 | 06:55:35
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 | 07:57:50
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 | 13:09:00
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.
[Interview] Adisa Amanor-Wilks, Founder, Abjel Communications, UK
02-11-2017 | 11:49:00
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 | 06:02:00
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 | 05:30:00
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
28-08-2017 | 22:43:00
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 | 07:38:05
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 | 06:29:00
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 | 12:13:00
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 | 09:33:00
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 | 09:44:00
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 | 10:32:00
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 | 05:58:06
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 | 05:51:00
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 | 08:42:00
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 | 07:10:09
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 | 14:17:50
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 | 07:26:00
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 | 05:16:00
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 | 09:10:00
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 | 09:50:00
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 | 10:32:00
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 | 08:56:00
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 | 14:30:00
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 | 14:26:58
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 | 05:38:00
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 | 10:55:02
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 | 10:27:00
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 | 09:31:56
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 | 17:25:00
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 | 11:12:00
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