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Episode 151: Twitter advertising and Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town

Date: 1 Oct 2015
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[African Cristal 2015] Lessons for African creatives

The African Cristal 2015 prove that African awards are being taken far more seriously than before. The call is to do great work based on smart, relevant ideas that tell the authentic African story...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Oct 2015 06:00

How to build a strong agency network in Africa

What makes a strong and effective African network? Is it the number of partnerships that have been established with local agency businesses in Nigeria, Kenya or Ghana...?

By Graham Cruikshanks 7 Oct 2015 06:00

Zero Rate App launched in Nigeria by Jumia, MTN

To reduce data costs and boost e-commerce in Nigeria, Jumia, an online shopping destination has launched its free internet service with MTN...

7 Oct 2015 14:04

Orange Digital Ventures invests in Afrostream

Orange Digital Ventures ( announces its participation in the funding of Afrostream, a subscription video on demand service (SVOD) of African, African-American and African-Caribbean films and television series...

7 Oct 2015 13:59 extends African Media Agency's reach into US and the African Media Agency (AMA) have announced a strategic collaboration that strengthens AMA's reach to an educated American audience, curious about Africa and keen to explore investment opportunities...

7 Oct 2015 11:16

Three key reasons to avoid budget android phones

Android phones have seen a lot of amendments since it advent. From improved hardware to sophisticated operating systems and downgrades as well for budget types...

By Nkem Ndem V 6 Oct 2015 09:51

EXCLUSIVE: Verashni Pillay new M&G Editor-in-Chief

The Mail & Guardian has appointed seasoned journalist, editor and digital strategist Verashni Pillay as its new Editor-in-Chief...

By Louise Marsland 5 Oct 2015 10:00

African Cristal 2015 prizelists are out!

Congratulations to everyone who took home a 2015 African Cristal Award...

5 Oct 2015 15:37

Soyinka Centre announces entries for journalism awards

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) has announced commencement for the submission of entries for the 2015 investigative awards...

By Nurudeen Oyewole 5 Oct 2015 09:23

All Africa Business Leaders Awards announces Southern Africa winners

The All Africa Business Leaders Awards have announced the Southern Africa regional winners in the 2015 competition...

2 Oct 2015 08:21

Barclays Africa launches third accelerator programme

Barclays Africa has launched Rise, a global start-up community pioneering financial services and unlocking Africa's potential. It allows Africa's innovators and start-ups the ability to scale their ideas in new markets following the launch...

6 Oct 2015 14:14

Facebook, Eutelsat in African Internet satellite hook-up

European satellite operator Eutelsat Communications and social media giant Facebook said Monday they are working jointly to deliver satellite broadband Internet to connectivity-hungry sub-Saharan Africa...

6 Oct 2015 09:40

Somali journalist arrests condemned: rights group

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA: Somali journalists and rights groups on Tuesday condemned the arrest of two colleagues and the closure of a key television station by the government...

6 Oct 2015 15:25

WhatsApp slur against Mugabe gets Zim man arrested - report

Insulting President Robert Mugabe on social media is a risky business, as a Zimbabwean man who's been arrested for posting a message to the wrong WhatsApp group will no doubt testify...

By News24 Correspondent 5 Oct 2015 09:02

M-Net launches brand new Tanzanian focused channel

Bongo movie enthusiasts have something to smile about with the announcement of the launching of a brand new Tanzanian focused general entertainment channel MAISHA MAGIC BONGO on M-Net...

By Masembe Tambwe 5 Oct 2015 09:37

Indo-Africa ICT Expo successfully unites regional support

The Indo-Africa ICT Expo, which took place last week at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya, brought together over 100 companies from Africa and India for the exhibition and conference...

5 Oct 2015 08:12

Online recruitment transformed in sub-Saharan Africa

The launch of WorkinAfrica is set to transform how online recruitment is done in sub-Saharan Africa...

2 Oct 2015 08:18

CNN to run Africa Now throughout October

October 2015 sees the 20th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards taking place in Nairobi, Kenya. As part of CNN International's commitment to the African continent, it will run a series of special features and programmes about Africa throughout the month...

2 Oct 2015 08:54

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WAN-IFRA announces World Digital Media Awards

The 2015 winners of the WAN-IFRA World Digital Media Awards, which recognise publishers that have created ground breaking digital products that engage readers while increasing online business...

7 Oct 2015 11:30

German media seek police protection after anti-Islam protest assault

BERLIN, GERMANY: German media on Tuesday demanded police protection after journalists came under attack by anti-Islam protesters, saying those responsible for such assaults must be brought to justice...

7 Oct 2015 08:31

Recruitment vs training - Do you really need to hire more people?

It's always obvious when you need to hire someone isn't it? Actually I don't think that it is. Hiring someone is an easy answer but it may not be the right one...

By Boris Dzhingarov 7 Oct 2015 08:19

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