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Date: 12 Nov 2015
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South Africa falls further in Economic Freedom rankings

The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...

15 Sep 2015 08:10

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

Application economy creates opportunity for Africa

We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...

By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014 10:12

Saatchi & Saatchi SA stick their heads above the rest at the Giraffes

Saatchi & Saatchi SA's social media accounts rang with an air of pride and self-congratulations over the final weekend of October, as they came out tops in Publicis Group's Giraffes Awards...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Oct 2014 08:38

The story of the African consumer

Trying to define the average African consumer is near impossible. Tastes and shopping habits are unique to each country, with differences found between regions and even cities within a country.

By Laine Barnard 3 Jun 2014 08:59

Famous Brands revenue up 12%, expands further in Africa

Famous Brands, which owns Steers‚ Wimpy and Debonairs, plans to open 243 new restaurants in the coming year after reporting record turnover and profit for the year. It is also planning to enter Angola and Ghana.

By Zeenat Moorad 20 May 2014 06:29

Bottom line: It's about Africa

Africa is the story, actually the big story is Africa*. This was the message from Malcolm Horne, of Broll at the fourth South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) annual research conference.

By Danette Breitenbach 11 Apr 2014 09:35

ZenithOptimedia releases its 'Global Adspend' forecasts

According to ZenithOptimedia's new Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, global adspend will be boosted this year by the three 'semi-quadrennial' events...

9 Apr 2014 10:03

Winning advertising creative - you get what you brief

A brand manager's dream: Produce a TV advert showcasing the benefits of a product whilst bringing a tear to the consumer's eye and galvanising them to rush out to purchase it.

By Dina Saffer-Myers 18 Mar 2014 15:51

Bloomberg's Africa media plan raises questions

It may be imprudent to write this about someone who is spending $10m on African journalism. But then, of all the things I have been accused of in my time, prudence was never among them.

By Anton Harber 7 Feb 2014 05:23

Rebellion in the Dotcom Kingdom

TORONTO, CANADA: Since the invention of the internet, suddenly the phrase 'dot com' became the single most powerful word of the century...

By Naseem Javed 6 Feb 2014 09:41

Thinkroom Consulting releases SME Landscape Study

Thinkroom Consulting's inaugural report, titled 'An SME Landscape Study: The Conduciveness of Starting and Conducting Business in Africa', was released on 19 November 2015...

23 Nov 2015 09:20

One Africa Media teams up with leading Mauritian Media Group La Sentinelle

One Africa Media has aquired a stake in Property Finder Ltd, a subsidiary of La Sentinelle Ltd who operates the leading property portal in Mauritius,, as well as other publications including home decor website,

Issued by Private Property 15 Oct 2015 10:05

CGMAs to speak at ACOA 2015

Africa's foremost CGMAs, Chartered Global Management Accountants, will be presenting at the Africa Congress of Accountants from 12-14 May in Mauritius...

24 Apr 2015 14:23

Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

Top Employers Institute awards first Global Certifications

The introduction of a Top Employers Global Certification programme is a logical next step in view of the global trend in harmonisation of employee conditions...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 23 Mar 2015 09:50

Alliance Media supports Rotary in Mauritius

This year sees the Rotary Club in Mauritius celebrating its Golden Jubilee and they've been holding various events over the past couple of weeks in the build-up to their AGM...

Issued by Alliance Media 11 Nov 2014 11:53

Development Diaries launches The Social Media Awards Africa

The Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA) is a premier continental initiative, launched to recognise and celebrate excellence, creativity and the impact of social media...

22 Oct 2014 08:13

'Advancing Africa' at APRA conference

Members of the African Public Relations Association (APRA) will meet in Mauritius for the 26th annual conference themed 'Advancing Africa' from 28-30 May 2014.

27 May 2014 09:11

Virtual trading simulation laboratory launched

The University of Technology, Mauritius (UTM) and Bourse Africa have jointly launched a virtual trading simulation laborotory with the aim of fostering financial talent and further development of Mauritian financial markets.

18 Mar 2014 09:08

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