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Episode 174: Simple, efficient, agency software with Magnetic.

Date: 19 May 2016
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Ericsson joins alliance to drive a digital Africa

Ericsson has joined the SMART Africa Alliance as a technical advisor to advance Africa through ICT...

1 day ago

Malawi operator TNM's profit increases by 3% to K5.4bn

Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM), the country's integrated mobile and internet operator, has reported an increase in net profit by 3% for 2015, the company said on Wednesday...

By Gregory Gondwe 1 Apr 2016

African ICT Infrastructure Fund closes at $200 million

Convergence Partners announced the successful close of its Convergence Partners Communication Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF), with capital of over $200 million, making it one of the largest funds dedicated solely to ICT infrastructure in Africa...

29 Jul 2015

Airtel, Nexva to launch Malawi's mobile app store

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Malawi, has announced a strategic partnership with neXva to launch Airtel branded mobile app stores in Malawi...

8 May 2015

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

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

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

Airtime credit service launched in Malawi

Net1 Mobile Solutions (N1MS) and Supa Pesa has expanded its Advance Airtime African footprint with the launch of TeleKom Networks Malawi ("TNM") airtime credit service, Pasavute.

17 Mar 2014

Mobile Money In Malawi: Report

Despite challenges stemming from a lack of information, Malawi is one of the most promising mobile money markets in Southern Africa, due both to an enabling regulatory environment and the potential for commercial scale in a country with 15 million people.

By Kenneth Mbewe 3 Mar 2014

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

Malawians now able to buy fuel with Airtel Money

Airtel Malawi announced late last week that it has entered into a partnership with Total, offering Malawians the option to purchase fuel, lubricants or groceries in the service shop using Airtel Money services.

20 Nov 2013

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013

Y&R: I have an agency...

Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013

Airtel creates borderless network

Bharti Airtel, the global telecommunications services provider with operations in countries across Asia and Africa has introduced the ONE AIRTEL service which will further ease the burden of roaming costs whilst travelling.

6 May 2013

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