Managing director of Brand Union Africa, Mathew Weiss and Doug de Villiers, CEO of Brand Science.
Brand Science joins Brand Union to form new market offer

Doug de Villiers, currently CEO of Brand Science, and his team will join Brand Union to form a dynamic new market offer. De Villiers, who is one of Africa's leading brand professionals and who previously helped build Interbrand Africa into one of the continent's pre-eminent branding consultancies, will assume the vice-chairmanship of the business.

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Design Indaba 2016.
Design Indaba Conference, a multi-sensory event

The Design Indaba Conference, which will be held from 21-23 February 2018, is going beyond design to create a multi-sensory event where you can hear, see, learn and experience the future of creative thinking and design activism.

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Zanzibar's famous Stone Town. © mirco1 via
Focus on Africa's film industry grows

DISCOP Zanzibar will take place alongside the Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) that will run from the 7-15 July 2018, for its 21st edition. The inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar event will run from 11-13 July at the Verde Hotel outside Stone Town, Zanzibar.

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#NEWSWATCH: Singing and dancing on the streets of Zimbabwe and on social media
#NEWSWATCH: Singing and dancing on the streets of Zimbabwe and on social media

Harare became one big street party as the resignation of President Robert Mugabe was announced yesterday. Much of the party was streamed live to the Zimbabwean diaspora via social media.

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(From Left to Right) - Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, Founder and CEO of APO Group and Abdelaziz Bougja, Chairman of World Rugby’s African association, Rugby Africa during the signing ceremony of the agreement under which APO Group becomes the main Official Sponsor of Rugby Africa, at Royal Garden Hotel on November 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for APO Group).
APO partners with Rugby Africa

APO Group and Africa's rugby governing body, Rugby Africa, sign a ground-breaking strategic partnership to develop the sport across Africa.

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MEST expands in key African markets
MEST expands in key African markets

NAIROBI, Kenya - Pan-African entrepreneurial training program, seed fund, and incubator Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), intends increasing its expansion on the African continent and launching more incubators in key African markets later in 2017.

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Arsenal welcomes WorldRemit as official online money transfer partner
Arsenal welcomes WorldRemit as official online money transfer partner

Leading digital money transfer company WorldRemit and Arsenal partner to use the power of football to find a better way to connect communities.

21 Nov 2017

Christiane Amanpour.
Journalists honoured for courageous reporting

NEW YORK, US: Journalists from Cameroon, Mexico, Thailand, and Yemen were honoured last week at the Committee to Protect Journalists' 27th annual International Press Freedom Awards for courageous work amid risks such as imprisonment, threats, and exile.

20 Nov 2017

Media scholarships for women available in Africa
Media scholarships for women available in Africa

Aspiring media managers from Angola, Botswana, the DRC, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe can apply for a scholarship.

20 Nov 2017

Meet Africa's startup stars
Meet Africa's startup stars

MAPUTO, Mozambique - The most promising startups in Africa will be pitching to investors at Seedstars Africa, 12 - 14 December 2017, in Maputo, Mozambique, in a showcase hosted by Seedstars World.

20 Nov 2017