Archive for the ‘Media, Sports & Entertainment’ category

Africa’s 15 hottest investment zones

Sub-Saharan Africa has seen a 4.7% increase in foreign direct investment in 2013.

Africa’s top six social entrepreneurs of the year announced

Social entrepreneurs are those with innovative solutions to society’s most pressing problems.

‘Africa’s Oprah’ showcases a different side of the continent

Nigerian TV leader Mosunmola Abudu is determined to portray Africa as a dynamic, modern place.

A look at foreign direct investment trends in Nigeria

While 52% of FDI went into the resource sectors, EY’s report highlights an increasingly diversifying economy.

App gives the inside scoop to Dakar’s nightlife

Senegal’s free Agendakar app connects users to happenings in the capital.

Internet access is no longer a luxury across Africa

Fibre-optic internet cables could leap-frog Africa into the future.

Using digital media to build brand image across Africa

TV ads, internet campaigns and social media affect Africans’ purchasing decisions.

Meet the Boss: Yolisa Phahle, CEO, M-Net

Television channel boss would like to see transformation in South Africa’s TV and film industry.

Young entrepreneurs showcase Ghana’s rising stars at Moonlight Café

Moonlight Café reaches out to young underground artists and discovers new talent in music and poetry.

Ten global communication trends companies need to know about

The digital era has dramatically changed the way companies and brands engage with their customers and other stakeholders.

The engaged economy: Are you really ‘connected’ to your customers in Africa?

“It’s not about the platform but about how you use the platform that matters.”

Five lessons I learnt about entrepreneurship from playing in a band

“Being in a band and chasing the magic fame dragon isn’t all that different to being an entrepreneur.”

Entrepreneur talks about opening the first gaming studio in Central Africa

Cameroonian Olivier Madiba sees many growth opportunities for Africa’s gaming industry.

Marketing and the mobile phone: Advice for businesses in Africa

Ole! Media Group founder describes the broad reach of mobile marketing campaigns.

Taking on the Nollywood pirates

Piracy and distribution are issues that are hurting Nigeria’s successful film and music industry.