Tag Archives: NGO

Last mile delivery

With the continued development of the Standard Gauge Railway, East Africa can look forward to big changes in the way goods are imported and exported, and indeed delivered to customers. My understanding is that two container trains per day will … Continue reading

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Being on-brief

Something wonderful happened last week, so I thought I would share it with you. I was working inside a very exciting business that exports fashion from Africa to Europe. It’s a modern African success story. Inspired by a UN initiative. … Continue reading

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Solar Power

Time for consumers to shine. In this column we usually look at opportunities for brands. But just for a change, I’d like to encourage everyone, as consumers, to think about a chance to exert their power. And (ironically) do so … Continue reading

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Be brief and to the point.

It’s what your Ad Agency most needs from you. The ranks of Africa’s Marketing army swell every year. We are building, as NGO people like to say, capacity. Or are we?

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Chris prescribes the following answers to readers of his weekly column in Kenya’s Daily Star

RMM writes: Hi Chris! I have got an idea                                                                … Continue reading

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How is Public Relations evolving?

Harold Burson’s thoughts, at 91. It’s not often you get to hear from one of the greats. But the other day I heard a talk made by Harold Burson.  The co-founder of global PR practice Burson-Marsteller. He’s the quintessential PR … Continue reading

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