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Date: 26 Jun 2015
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Insights from the Festival of Media Global 2015

The Festival of Media Global 2015 took place in Rome and was awash with the cream of the media crop, media network CEOs, TV conglomerate heads and procurement and media managers from large brands the world around...

By John Beale 29 Jun 2015 06:09

Egypt plans smart village in Uganda

Egypt plans to build a smart village in Uganda, which will attract a number of investments, from IT to hospitality...

By Zurah Nakabugo 29 Jun 2015 08:43

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 137: Vehicle branding solutions, the Daily Maverick and Nic Harry

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed David Ferguson, Styli Charalambous and Nic Haralambous...

26 Jun 2015 11:09

MTN Rwanda appoints new Chief Executive

MTN Rwanda has appointed Gunter Engling the new chief executive officer (CEO). Engling replaces Ebenezer Asante who moves to MTN Ghana as CEO, a statement from the firm indicates.

By Ben Gasore 26 Jun 2015 07:38

Kenya meets global digital migration deadline

Kenya joined the community of nations that have successfully migrated from analogue to digital television broadcasting, whose deadline was 17 June 2015...

26 Jun 2015 07:55

The celeb PR way with CSA

CSA (formerly Celebrity Services Africa) communications director, Davin Phillips lets us in on the power of the Instagrammer and what PR and communications is actually all about...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2015 12:00

E-Tech Africa: A journey into the future of education

E-Tech Africa - a technology focused conference - and the first event of its kind in South Africa, takes place on 1 and 2 July at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

25 Jun 2015 14:27

Africa has never looked better

There is no doubt that Africa is on the up-and-up. Africa has the necessary elements to be a dominant, global, economic region. Its economy is the fastest growing of any other continent...

By Louise Robinson 25 Jun 2015 14:05

Africa leads mobile money boom

New data from Juniper Research has revealed how Service Providers are benefiting from the boom in mobile money transfer services - with $2bn in revenues forecast for this year and $4bn annually 2018...

25 Jun 2015 10:41

Movicel and Facebook launch free internet service

LUANDA: Last Monday the country gained a free Internet service launched in Luanda by the mobile phone company Movicel, in partnership with the Facebook social media network...

24 Jun 2015 10:28

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 137: Vehicle branding solutions, the Daily Maverick and Nic Harry

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, 25 June 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to David Ferguson, Styli Charalambous and Nic Haralambous...

24 Jun 2015 09:29

CEM Summit develops 'Four Key Tracks' agenda

The 4th Customer Experience Africa Summit will take place from 22-23 July 2015 at the Westin Cape Town and will offer an educational conference programme, technology workshops...

24 Jun 2015 13:41

SADC vows to meet 2016 DTT deadline

WALVIS BAY, NAMIBIA: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries that are still using the analogue broadcasting signal are committed to migrate to digital broadcasting by June 2016...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 29 Jun 2015 09:05

Namibia: MTC launches O-Yeah

MTC Mobile Application has launched an 'app' that gives users of smartphones, tablets and personal computers easy access and flexibility to determine their own costing for voice, data, SMS and social media bundles...

By Mandisa Rasmeni 29 Jun 2015 08:38

Uganda's 'Uber for motorcycle taxis' shows it pays to be safe

KAMPALA: When Silver Tumwesigye, a sharply-dressed Ugandan motorbike taxi driver known by his nickname 'Silverstone,' had an accident six years ago it was a double blow...

25 Jun 2015 16:09

Google opens News Lab to sharpen journalism skills

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Google on Monday launched an online lab where journalists can learn or sharpen Internet Age reporting skills...

24 Jun 2015 09:50

Mortimer Harvey Africa Middle East wins Sofitel digital account in Egypt

Mortimer Harvey Africa Middle East has been appointed as digital agency in Egypt for the Sofitel Winter Palace in Luxor and the Sofitel Legend Old Cataract in Aswan...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 24 Jun 2015 11:11

Sudanese newspaper El Akhbar ceases publication

KHARTOUM: The management of El Akhbar newspaper has announced that it will cease publication indefinitely from Sunday onwards, over what it called "a financial crisis"...

24 Jun 2015 10:40

High school students showcase mobile apps

Students from various high schools over the weekend showcased mobile applications that they developed during an event dubbed 'Hack Out Loud' (HOL) organised by HeHe Labs...

By Theogene Nsengimana 23 Jun 2015 13:16

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What, how and why you need Android for sustainable business growth?

Fortunes of Android mobile OS have never looked back since its introduction in Sept 2008; instead it has witnessed tremendous growth...

By Chirag Shivalker 30 Jun 2015 10:41

Boosting healthcare advertising with the Young Global Awards

NEW YORK, USA The Global Awards for the World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising have announced the second annual Young Globals Student Competition and Internship Programme...

30 Jun 2015 09:07

Gannett completes split of newspaper, broadcast units

WASHINGTON, USA: US media giant Gannett said on Monday it completed its breakup which separates its newspaper division, including flagship USA Today, from broadcast and digital businesses.

30 Jun 2015 08:01

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