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[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 174: Simple and efficient agency software with Magnetic

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

19 May 2016

Fraud management in Africa's mobile market

With mobile ownership in South Africa and Nigeria now as common as it is in the United States, the continent is rapidly gaining ground as the new frontier for mobile...

By Gareth Whitaker 18 May 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 174: Magnetic becoming the agency management platform of choice

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 19 May 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Korak Kuhnert...

18 May 2016

African startups urged to participate in VIVA Technology Paris

Popimedia, wholly owned subsidiary of Publicis Africa Group, is encouraging local tech startups to participate in technology conference VIVA Technology Paris...

16 May 2016

Africa's digital potential discussed at International Telecommunications Week

MainOne recently hosted an Africa Panel Session at the recently concluded International Telecoms Week held in Chicago from 8 to 11 May 2016. The session was attended by a mix of African wholesale carriers...

13 May 2016

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy

Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training...

12 May 2016

Airtel and Facebook to launch Free Basics in Nigeria

Bharti Airtel Africa, a telecommunications service provider with operations in 17 countries across Africa, has announced that it has launched Free Basics in Nigeria in partnership with Facebook...

11 May 2016

#AfricaMonth: Data collection software to reach the hard-to-reach

Al Ismaili, Shehzad Tejani and Faiz Hirani make up the formidable 'triforce' of Bamba Group, a Kenyan tech startup that has modernised data collection...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 10 May 2016

Africa leads the way with mobile data

There has been a significant shift in the telecommunications landscape over the last 15 years, and the fast evolution of connectivity has brought us from the screeching tones of a dial up connection to ADSL, fibre...

6 May 2016

SES, Facebook deal to provide broadband connectivity in Africa

Satellite operator, SES S.A. has announced a satellite broadband deal with Facebook to provide high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa...

29 Apr 2016

MTN Business launches cloud services platform in Rwanda and Cameroon

In a bid to create greater efficiencies, as well as enable the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs), MTN Business is driving the development of ICT solutions, specifically for SMEs...

25 Apr 2016

Egypt to host Techne Summit 2016

Techne Summit 2016 will launch this year once again in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria in Egypt on 7 and 8 May...

25 Apr 2016

Cisco and Seacom unveil startup hub in Mombasa

Cisco Systems, Seacom, and the National Museums of Kenya (NMK) have partnered to create a technology hub in Mombasa. The hub, which has been named 'SwahiliPOT', has been created...

19 Apr 2016

Africa-1: new super cable to connect Africa

Reports emerged on Monday that five telecommunications operators, including South Africa's MTN and Telkom, have designs on a new, superfast submarine cable system connecting Africa...

19 Apr 2016

Digitizing agriculture and growing knowledge

We spoke to Magnus Rambraut about how digitizing the industry can...

By Cari Van Wyk 18 Apr 2016

Why govtech is a lucrative market for African startups

African tech startups with solutions that make a difference to people's lives should look to partner with governments in order to turn their ideas into successful businesses...

By Tom Jackson 12 Apr 2016

Africa's continental opportunity for digital and technology

Over the last 16 years, I have had the pleasure of travelling across Africa and during this time I've witnessed many things change. I have seen air conditioners installed in Lagos airport which...

By Johnny Aucamp 6 Apr 2016

Orange to invest in Africa Internet Group

PARIS: French telecoms operator Orange underlined its strategic focus on Africa with a 75 million euros ($80m) investment on Tuesday in the continent's largest e-commerce platform Africa Internet Group...

6 Apr 2016

'Anonymous' cyber-attack hits Angola govt after activists jailed

A Portuguese branch of the Anonymous hacking collective says it has shut down about 20 Angolan government websites in retaliation for the jailing of 17 youth activists for plotting "rebellion"...

1 Apr 2016

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