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Episode 142: Graham Warsop on his IMC keynote speech: Marketing - where to from here?

Date: 30 Jul 2015
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Facebook ignores Malawi

A decision by Facebook which has opened its first office in Africa suggests Malawi is not a conducive environment for stronger social network investment.

By Temweni Nga'mbi 30 Jun 2015 13:10

Malawi to meet the June 17 digital migration deadline - Minister

LILONGWE: Malawi will meet the June 17 digital migration deadline in phases with the first phase covering Mzuzu and Zomba and the remaining parts...

By Stanley Nkhondoyachepa 15 Jun 2015 13:53



Malawi: Govt revives media gagging law! Bill to regulate Facebook, Twitter and online media

As if to prove to the country that the DPP has learnt nothing from their tragic legacy on poor governance, this week, the Peter Mutharika administration has announced that it will be introducing a new media gagging law...

By Nyasa Times 12 Jun 2015 09:28

Malawi: Government calls for massive awareness on digital migration

ZOMBA: Government has emphasised the need for massive awareness on digital migration in order to provide a smooth transitioning of the initiative...

By Memory Kutengule and Sungeni Nyoni 1 Jun 2015 12:42

Airtel Malawi partners Facebook's Internet.org

In a bid to promote penetration, affordability and accessibility to internet services in the country, Airtel Malawi has partnered with Facebook on its internet.org initiative...

14 May 2015 10:44

[TrendTalk] The future of work

Do you remember work before the internet? When did we become so wired and connected to everything that work no longer has set working hours?

By Louise Marsland 7 Nov 2014 12:38

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

Social media is a key for terror groups

WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.

15 May 2014 07:29

Text messages may save lives in flood-prone Africa

Text messaging may be dying out as a means of communication in many parts of the advanced world, but it may yet prove to be a vital life-saver in flood-prone African villages.

26 Mar 2014 06:23

Malawi rushes into digital migration

Gregory Gondwe, writing on BizTech Africa, says that Malawi rushing into digital migration prematurely has led to the country having to switch off the digital broadcasting network within a week.

21 Jan 2014 14:02

Broadband still unaffordable for millions

A report from Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) highlights the unaffordable cost of broadband for the two billion people who live on less than US$2/day.

11 Dec 2013 09:42

TV white spaces pilot project commissioned

In an aim to provide rural communities with internet connections at affordable cost using the identified gaps (White Spaces) in the TV UHF Band, a television white spaces (TVWS) pilot project is being run in Malawi.

4 Dec 2013 10:15

Mobile internet key in Africa

The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.

By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01

Malawi internet freedom report

Internet and mobile phone services were first introduced in Malawi in the late 1990's, though after decades of flagging economic development, the impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) has been limited for most Malawians compared to other countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

By Gregory Gondwe 14 Oct 2013 11:02

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