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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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World Bank to launch African accelerator programmes

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Learning from startups: embracing disruptive innovation

Take lessons from the startup economy to innovate in the future in Africa, says GE...

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Metta launches in Nairobi

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International

German state TV won't broadcast 2018-24 Games

BERLIN: Germany's public broadcasters will not screen the Olympic Games live for the first time after they balked at the huge rights deal demanded by US giant Discovery...

29 Nov 2016

Nielsen Admosphere signs 4-year contract with ATO in Czech Republic

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Expanding BBC to launch news service for North Koreans

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Social media interrupted in Turkey after crackdown

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