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Episode 175: Agency Focus with creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle.

Date: 26 May 2016
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Is print media dead?

It is no longer business as usual, but there is a future for print in Africa, yet...

By Samuel O. Adeyemi 1 day ago

Unlocking Africa's digital potential

International Telecommunications Week earlier this month brought together Africa's leading wholesale carriers, mobile network operators, global service providers and content distribution companies...

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Need for open source skills in Africa

The most pressing needs are to start taking those first steps to build in-house capacity or to attract more advanced open source talent...

By Matthew Lee 1 day ago

Ericsson joins alliance to drive a digital Africa

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

23 May 2016

Facebook expands video ads support

Businesses will be able to extend the reach of their videos on Facebook and Instagram...

23 May 2016

Orange launches $60k Social Venture Prize in Africa, Middle East

The 2016 Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East, which will reward startups with prize money totalling US$62,000, is now open for entries...

By Tom Jackson 23 May 2016

BrandsEye launches 360 media monitoring solution

BrandsEye is now able to monitor traditional media, including print and broadcast, alongside its existing offering of tracking social media and online news...

22 May 2016

Ransomware: African businesses continue to be at high risk

Over the last 12 months, there has been a 16% increase in ransomware attacks...

20 May 2016

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy

Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training...

12 May 2016

Arterial Network launches new website

Arterial Network has launched its redesigned website, actualising its mission in becoming a leading source of information and exchange for the African creative sector and its diaspora...

12 Nov 2014

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

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

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

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