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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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Internet exchange point opened in Swaziland

Late last week saw the African Union Commission (AUC) launch the internet exchange point (IXP) in Swaziland which will contribute to bringing efficiency in the routing of intra-country internet traffic and more secure exchange of intra-country internet traffic.

15 Apr 2014 09:51

Oju officially launches all 65 Afro emoticons

Powered by Mi-Fone, the first African mobile devices brand, 'Oju', (literally meaning 'faces' in the Yoruba language from Nigeria), has revealed the full range of 65 Afro emoticons at the global launch for the brand late last week.

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Dimension Data opens office in Ghana

Dimension Data, the global ICT solutions and services provider, recently announced it has increased its presence in West Africa and opened an office in Ghana.

14 Apr 2014 11:59

Ten Twitter tips for non-newbie tweeters

So you're a medium-term tweep, huh? You don't need another one of those silly etiquette lessons. Or a guide to the strictures of RTing...

By Tiffany Markman 14 Apr 2014 07:44

YooMee launches operations in Côte d'Ivoire

After reportedly becoming the market leader of broadband internet in Cameroon, Swiss-based provider of mobile broadband internet in sub-Saharan Africa, YooMee Africa has launched its operations in Côte d'Ivoire.

11 Apr 2014 10:31

MultiChoice to expand DTT offering in sub-Saharan Africa

In an aim to expand the reach of its digital terrestrial television (DTT) offering in sub-Saharan Africa, MultiChoice will expand its C-band capacity on Intelsat 904 at 60º East to distribute content to its terrestrial towers for DTT services.

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[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 85: BOB - Best of Breed collaborative agency

On tomorrow's Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, streamed live every Thursday from 9am-10am, show host Warren Harding chats to Reghard Goussard, founder and CEO of newly formed collaborative agency BOB - Best of Breed; as well as Daniel Marcus from Magnetic Software. [twitterfall]

9 Apr 2014 10:55

MTN, Airtel form cross-border remittance partnership

MTN Group and Bharti Airtel has partnered to launch an international money transfer service that seeks to remove the hassles of transferring money between Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso for the operators' Mobile Money customers.

8 Apr 2014 14:14

SES urges Africa to embrace satellite technology

SES has called on Africa to begin satellite-powered e-school pilot projects to improve teacher competency on the continent.

8 Apr 2014 08:05

MTN, PriceCheck partners, heads to Nigeria

Naspers recently signed a branded deal with MTN in South Africa and will look at signing with mobile operators in Nigeria, its other big market. Russell Southwood spoke to Andre de Wet, PriceCheck's CEO.

7 Apr 2014 11:53

Public funds malaria tests, treatments through digital campaign

Malaria No More's Power of One campaign uses social, mobile, and e-commerce technologies, enabling the public to purchase treatments for children in Zambia. (video)

7 Apr 2014 07:52

Need for mobile data monitoring solutions on the increase

According to research done by Frost & Sullivan, the expansive increase of smartphone use in sub-Saharan Africa as well as globally, is expected to lead to increased data traffic creating a need for mobile data monitoring solutions.

7 Apr 2014 07:11

88mph's seven selected start-ups for 2014

88mph, an early stage start-up fund and accelerator program that launched in South Africa in 2012, has announced the seven chosen start-ups to partake in the program for 2014.

4 Apr 2014 08:28

Mozambique first SADC country to join A4AI

Mozambique has become the first SADC country to join the A4AI, a global coalition working to make broadband affordable for all, after A4AI signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Mozambican government.

4 Apr 2014 06:06

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