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Episode 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa.

Date: 22 May 2015
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DSTV extends SABC news channel into Africa

MultiChoice is extending the footprint of the South African public broadcaster's 24-hour TV news channel, SABC News, on its DStv satellite pay-TV platform to the rest of the continent...

By Thinus Ferreira 25 May 2015 09:42

Technology paints a brighter future for Africa

Turning tales of hardship into progress, passionate Africans innovatively use technology to improve life on the continent, fuelling future human progress and development especially on the continent's hard-hit rural areas...

By Amr Shady 25 May 2015 11:49

Modernising local economies important for Africa's future

With Africa's population set to triple by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people's living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015...

25 May 2015 11:21

Digitisation - ZTV blackout looms

Zimbabwe will likely miss the June 17 International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline to migrate from analogue to digital television broadcasting, media analysts have warned...

25 May 2015 09:31

Nigerian business owners meet to promote entrepreneurship

Over 1000 carefully selected entrepreneurs made up of young business owners residing in Nigeria and in the Diaspora will be meeting at the NAF Conference Centre in Abuja on 3-4 August for Young Nigerians CEO's Conference and Exhibition 2015...

25 May 2015 09:08

SA, Botswana agree to work on digital migration

PRETORIA: With the imminent International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline, South Africa and Botswana have agreed to cooperate in mitigating cross border radio frequency spectrum interference...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 25 May 2015 15:05

Happy Africa Day, Africa

As we celebrate Africa Day, it's also important that we take pride in that our continent is on the move. Peace largely prevails in Africa. Extreme poverty is declining. Income is rising and there are inroads against deadly diseases...

By Thato Nhlapo, Issued by Africa Media Warehouse 25 May 2015 11:12

Uganda: And the 2015 ICT gurus are...

The fifth edition of the Annual Communications Innovation Awards (ACIA) took place last Friday evening at the Sheraton Kampala hotel...

By Samson Baranga 25 May 2015 12:09

Female journalists seek protection

Journalists in Liberia have mandated the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) to work with all media institutions in the country to ensure access and apply gender media policy...

25 May 2015 09:53

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Daniel Gross, Gerhard de Kock and Scott Cundill...

22 May 2015 09:45

Online TV, live from Africa

Two young, black females. One hot new online TV platform. Welcome to Aza TV, launched by Sorele Media on 20 May 2015...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2015 14:00

The 2015 Orange African Social Venture Prize launched

The initiative aims to encourage innovative start-up projects which help to accelerate development on the African continent...

21 May 2015 13:29

More on Most Africa awards

Wag the Dog Publishers are branching out into Africa and launching two new awards in the Most Awards category...

22 May 2015 08:16

Launch of African Economic Outlook 2015

The African Development Bank (AfDB), the OECD Development Centre and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will publish their joint African Economic Outlook 2015...

22 May 2015 08:29

Zimbabwe's Econet reports 41% drop in profits

HARARE: Zimbabwe's biggest mobile company Econet Wiresless reported a 41% drop in profits, dragged down by significant tariff cuts, punitive regulatory measures and a deflationary economic environment in the country...

By Malcom Sharara 22 May 2015 08:35

We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

DFM announces selected African projects at Cannes

At the networking function held at the South Africa Pavilion at the Cannes International Film Festival on 19 May, the Durban FilmMart (DFM) announced its selection for the sixth DFM show in Durban on 17 to 20 July 2015...

21 May 2015 08:59

African Free Trade Area - new era for Africa

Negotiations around the establishment of a single free trade area, spanning across 26 nations known as the Tripartite Free Trade Area have been finalised, with the launch expected in May 2015...

20 May 2015 14:38

'Most Kenyans' in internet job hunt

Kenyan internet users spend most of their time online looking for jobs, a study has revealed...

By Francis Oduor 20 May 2015 11:18

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Latin America sends large contingent to World News Media Congress

PARIS & FRANKFURT: Latin American media will show their strength at the upcoming World News Media Congress in Washington, DC, reflecting the region's growing influence among the world's newspapers and news publishers...

25 May 2015 14:31

See It Be It 2015 participants selected for Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE: From well over 200 nominations by agency leaders and an intense two-week interview process, 12 women have been selected to be the See It Be It 2015 participants at Cannes Lions...

25 May 2015 10:39

Inglorious Fruits & Vegetables - best ad in the world, at NY Festivals

The 'Inglorious Fruits & Vegetables' campaign, produced by Marcel Paris for client Intermarché, the commercial French supermarket, was awarded 'Best of Show' at the 2015 New York Festivals International Advertising Awards, late last week in New York...

25 May 2015 08:54

UN slams Nauru for Facebook ban, stifling dissent

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND: The United Nations on Monday criticised the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru for blocking access to the internet, including Facebook...

25 May 2015 08:27

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