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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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Social entrepreneurship key to maternal and child health in Africa

Social entrepreneurs to address maternal and child health in Sub-Saharan Africa through GE Healthymagination programme...

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Southern Africa is experiencing the worst El Niño-induced drought in 35 years

Deputy emergency relief coordinator calls for urgent action to assist millions of drought-affected people in Southern Africa...

1 day ago

New documentary seeks to stop spread of HIV

Powerful documentary launched at International AIDS Conference to highlight gains and challenges in providing treatment for all people with HIV/AIDS...

21 hours ago

Brands and influencers - the struggle is real

Brands in South Africa are slowly but surely starting to understand the influencer landscape. They are largely dependent on their public relations teams to educate them on this matter...

By Anne Dolinschek 1 day ago

New innovation centre spearheads L'Oréal research for African continent

L'Oréal accelerates product development for Sub-Saharan Africa thanks to new research and innovation centre...

1 day ago

Aquila's first flight: A big milestone toward connecting billions of people

Aquila's first flight is part of Facebook's overall commitment in overcoming the remaining barriers to universal connectivity...

3 days ago

FMCG sector in sub-Saharan Africa is set to boom

Sub-Saharan Africa's rapidly rising middle class is a huge FMCG market in waiting, says Southern African FMCG entrepreneur Adam Molai...

3 days ago

The rise of Afrilennials and how to communicate with them

Millennials represent the largest segment of the population and are our first truly digital natives. Do you know how to get in touch with them...

By Nandi Zambodla 3 days ago

South Sudan arrests Juba Monitor editor

South Sudan authorities arrest editor, order Juba Monitor to cease publishing...

22 Jul 2016

Millward Brown South Africa announces The Top 20 Best Liked Ads of 2015

Humour, nostalgia/slice of life and babies and kids dominate the top 20 Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads, with many of the ads having a very distinct South African flavour...

Issued by Millward Brown 21 Jul 2016

CNN Multichoice African Journalist 2016 finalists announced

Finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2016 Competition were announced by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel...

21 Jul 2016

Are you making these five common blogging mistakes?

Nowadays, there are thousands of blogs covering topics such as fashion, health, education, entertainment, business and lifestyle...

By Charles Mburugu 21 Jul 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 182: AR and VR & Native VML and Y&R SA partnership

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Glenn Gillis and Ben Wagner...

21 Jul 2016

Pharmaceutical market is a key growth area in Africa

Africa still holds huge potential for growth and investment, but in order for this to happen basic needs and services must be attended to first...

By Graeme Pitt 21 Jul 2016

PEPFAR welcomes return of International HIV/AIDS conference to Africa

PEPFAR invests $85 million to drive innovation for adolescent girls and young women...

21 Jul 2016

Opera wins major market share in SA and rest of Africa

Opera the cellphone browser developer and manager, has gained more than 70% of African market share in five years...

By Alistair Anderson 21 Jul 2016

Fix, don't fight ad blocking crisis, says new report

Fighting the ad blocking companies and consumers is like blaming the messenger writes John Wilpers, editor of FIPP's Innovation in Magazine Media 2016-2017 World Report...

3 days ago

CT International Airport scoops Routes Africa Marketing Award

Routes 2016 Marketing Awards has announced...

21 Jul 2016

Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival in Braamfontein in August

The Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival will be held in the Tshimologong Precinct, previously Inc nightclub, at 47 Juta Street in Braamfontein, from 19 August to 3 September 2016...

21 Jul 2016

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International

China shuts down online news operations: report

BEIJING: China has shut down several online news operations after authorities blasted them for independently reporting and publishing articles about potentially sensitive subjects, state media said on Monday...

18 hours ago

Social media a curse and a blessing in Munich shooting

MUNICH: Social networks were both a curse and a blessing in the deadly shopping mall shooting in Munich, as police sometimes found themselves chasing fictitious leads and false alarms...

1 day ago

Facebook Messenger hits one billion users

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said on Wednesday the number of users of its Messenger application had topped one billion, a key milestone as it seeks to expand the platform to new services...

22 Jul 2016

Twitter eases process for verified accounts

WASHINGTON: Twitter said on Tuesday it was streamlining the process for creating verified accounts, a move likely to boost the number of users with a "blue badge" icon...

21 Jul 2016

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