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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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MTN denies illegal transfer of USD14bn from Nigeria

South Africa's MTN has denied it illegally transferred $13.9 billion from Nigeria, as it submitted to Senate hearings in this regard...

23 hours ago

Africa's editors gather in Pretoria

The African Union Commission chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, will host a joint sitting of the Africa Editors' Forum and Press Officers today in Pretoria, South Africa...

1 day ago

Creative strategists - fact or fantasy?

In a business world that prizes "return on investment" just as much as "thinking outside the box," it makes perfect sense for companies to create a position for that illusive unicorn, the 'creative strategist'...

By Mari-Louise Kaplan 23 hours ago

Pay-as-you-go solar power growth in Africa

Solar Freedom Africa is another PAYG energy startup making waves in this critical sector in Africa...

By Tom Jackson 22 hours ago

TLN agency Nigeria expansion

Nigeria-based public relations agency TOPCOMM PR Concept and Events has been invited to join TLN agency collective as an associate member...

21 hours ago

You can't manage what you can't measure

Meltwater's first-ever Business Lunch to be held in Nairobi, Kenya, will feature The Collective's CEO, Joe Otin, and look to provide actionable takeaways on how to measure ROI for your online marketing campaigns...

Issued by Meltwater 19 hours ago

Why Africa needs the industrial revolution that is the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT ) will change the African landscape of data communications...

3 days ago

Tunisia suspends TV show over rape comment

Tunisia's broadcasting watchdog on Wednesday ordered the suspension for three months of a popular television show after its host suggested a young rape victim marry her attacker...

1 day ago

#TRENDING: Why the PR industry needs to hire journalists and editors

Louise Marsland has a message for public relations practitioners who need to take more responsibility to make it in this digital-led world...

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

#BeyondRetail2016: Readying for retail saturation or a complete revolution?

E-commerce is set for more uptake, but traditional retailers need not worry about a loss of overall sales as a result. Here's how they can avoid extinction by keeping ahead of retail trends...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

AR no longer the exclusive domain of the CMO

Augmented and mixed realities are significantly boosting marketing departments' efficacy. But AR is now boldly venturing into the rest of the workplace...

By Johan Walters 3 days ago

Finding the sticky spaghetti

As consumers' patterns of consumption dictate, with content aggregated and apps serving up information to people that is useful and relevant to them, media brands will matter less and less...

By Danette Breitenbach 3 days ago

Meeting Africa's digital transformation needs

There are still challenges around basic infrastructure in Africa to allow for the internet to flourish on the continent...

3 days ago

Ghanaian startup AF Radio launches playback app

Ghanaian startup AF Radio has launched its free Android app after months of testing in partnership with local station 3FM 92.7...

By Tom Jackson 3 days ago

8 African startups awarded grant funding from HiiL

Eight African startups will share EUR160,000 (US$176,000) in grant funding for the HiiL Justice Accelerator...

By Tom Jackson 21 Oct 2016

Chaos-ridden Libya's economy on the brink, say experts

Political stalemate and the conflict rocking Libya are pushing the economy towards collapse...

21 Oct 2016

The (elusive) art of writing a brief

I started working at the age of eighteen - thrust into the fast pace of a large advertising agency in a very small town, at a time when knowing how to send a fax was listed as a skill on your CV...

By Khuthalani Khumalo 3 days ago

Facebook announces Page updates for business

Facebook has made some changes to its Pages solution that will help businesses better connect with current customers and help find new ones...

3 days ago

ICASA to co-host DSA Global Summit in Cape Town next year

The Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) has announced that its 2017 Global Summit will be co-hosted by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), the South African national spectrum regulator...

3 days ago

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Thomson Reuters to open tech hub in Canada, add 400 jobs

OTTAWA: The Thomson Reuters news agency and financial information group will open a technology center in Toronto, adding 400 jobs over the next two years, the company announced on Friday...

11 Oct 2016

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper suspended

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper has been suspended, its owner said Saturday, stoking concerns about media freedom under right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban...

10 Oct 2016

Turkey media boss quits over 'hacked email' scandal

The chief executive of one of Turkey's top private media firms quit on Friday over emails purportedly showing him allowing the government dictate editorial policy but that he said were fake...

4 Oct 2016

New Zealand's largest media firms sign merger deal

WELLINGTON: New Zealand's two largest media companies signed a merger agreement on Wednesday, although the planned deal still needs approval from the country's competition watchdog to proceed...

8 Sep 2016

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