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Episode 186: PR chat with Marcus Brewster and the new on-demand PR service.

Date: 26 Aug 2016
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DRC economy: "The giant awakens"

Despite conflict, investors continue to pour money into the Great Lakes region and the Democratic Republic of Congo's economy is performing almost unscathed, explains Franck Kuwonu...

By Franck Kuwonu 1 day ago

#Loeries2016: What BBDO's Grands Prix wins mean for African creativity

Net#work BBDO has cause to celebrate, as the only agency to take home two Grand Prix Loeries this past weekend. The agency group has taken home an unprecedented 19 Grand-Prix Loeries in 22 years. Former Loeries chair and BBDO SA CEO Boniswa Pezisa shares her Loeries 2016 experience below...

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Ethiopia

The United States announced nearly US$35 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the people of Ethiopia face the impacts of the worst drought in 50 years...

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5 African music-on-demand startups to watch

Disrupt Africa showcases five African music-on-demand startups to keep an eye on...

By Gabriella Mulligan 1 day ago

Be responsive online or risk being left behind

The digitalisation of business is inevitable and companies that resist the change, risk losing customers, revenue and potentially, even their reputation...

By Felix Erken 1 day ago

Virtual reality meets cause marketing

It's expected that virtual reality will be an $80bn market by 2025. The list of businesses coming on board with VR is long and impressive...

By Sheila McGillivray 1 day ago

Kenyan startup to launch 'Uber for ambulances' app

'Uber for ambulances' app, Flare, launches in Kenya to address healthcare issues...

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 187: PR chat with Marcus Brewster

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Marcus Brewster...

1 day ago

Facebook adds new features to Slideshow ads

Facebook simplifies Slideshow and adds new features to enable advertisers to tell brand stories...

1 day ago

Combatting mobile security breaches

Samsung prepares to stem the rising tide of mobile security breaches with a robust security platform designed to keep business information secure yet accessible...

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The new competitive advantage in mobile is content

The primary source of competitive advantage in mobile is content, said Enver Groenewald, CCM director Africa, Unilever...

By Enver Groenewald 2 days ago

#WomensMonth: Advertising changes its view on women

In the last year, we've seen moments of advertising brilliance indicating the industry is finally moving towards a new way of portraying women. One that is more representative of the way they see themselves...

By Emma Carpenter 2 days ago

The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016...

2 days ago

Further humanitarian aid for South Sudan

USAID contributes extra US$17 million to IOM's emergency operations in South Sudan...

2 days ago

Using art to drive Africa's economic agenda

African arts are a language to drive and integrate Africa's economic and development agenda...

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Securing water for food: a call for innovations

A $7.5 million competition seeks innovations to improve water and food security, gender equality, and reduce poverty...

2 days ago

MTV Africa Music Awards to rock Johannesburg

The MTV Africa Music Awards which celebrate African talent and creativity to rock Johannesburg, South Africa, for the first time in October...

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[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 187: marcusbrewster launches SA's first on-demand PR service

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 25 August 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Marcus Brewster...

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Startup finalists ready themselves for DEMO Africa

Africa's top tech entrepreneurs are putting the finishing touches on their presentations to investors from around the world...

3 days ago

#WomensMonth: empowering women for the sake of food security

A dialogue on the empowerment of women through water use security, land use security and knowledge generation for improved household food security and sustainable rural livelihoods...

By Cari Van Wyk 3 days ago

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International

Promotional marketing: Having customised mugs that are filled with impact

Coffee mugs are one of the most popular promotional items, and they can be customised in a myriad of ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Aug 2016

Newspapers rethink paywalls as digital efforts sputter

WASHINGTON: Paywalls were supposed to help rescue newspapers from the crisis of sinking print circulation as readers shifted to getting their news online...

12 Aug 2016

Apple and Microsoft unholster new gun emojis

Apple and Microsoft on Friday appeared to be aiming in opposite directions with freshly unholstered gun emojis...

8 Aug 2016

Bangladesh shuts 'objectionable' news sites

DHAKA: Bangladesh has shut down dozens of online news services including those of pro-opposition media, an official said on Friday, sparking accusations of government censorship...

5 Aug 2016

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