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Episode 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business.

Date: 23 Jun 2016
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Africa: the tech continent

Mobile technology is allowing tech-savvy Africans to leapfrog western developers, developing African solutions to African problems...

By Sulaiman Philip 10 hours ago

African renewable energy projects win

Three African renewable energy projects announced as winners of the US$7million Access Co-development Facility prize out of 96 entries spanning 25 countries across Africa...

10 hours ago

Dandemutande appoints new CEO

Dandemutande has appointed Nhena Nyagura as CEO to lead the business, following its merger in 2015 with iWayAfrica Zimbabwe and Africa Online...

10 hours ago

Egyptian drone startup Drofie raises funding

Egyptian drone startup Drofie has beaten off competition from 865 other applicants to win a place in the Switzerland-based Kickstart Accelerator...

By Tom Jackson 10 hours ago

Innovation Prize for Africa winners

Ground-breaking healthcare solutions grab the Innovation Prize for Africa 2016 - total cash awards of US$150 000, showcasing African ingenuity...

3 days ago

How to market in Africa

Marketing in Africa: getting around uniquely African hurdles...

23 Jun 2016

Best practice for direct mail marketing

Know the top best practices for direct mail marketing...

By Michael Lundberg 3 days ago

Girls get coding with GE in Africa

GE recently welcomed 30 high school girls to its office in Lagos, Nigeria, for the fourth annual 'Girls in Technology Day'...

3 days ago

Energy investors merge to create pan-Africa power group

Two major investors in African power projects announced a joint venture to help boost electricity output across the continent...

23 Jun 2016

African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission established

The African Audiovisual and Cinema Commission (AACC) will be responsible for the promotion of the rapid development of the African audiovisual and cinema industry...

23 Jun 2016

Orange buys Airtel in Burkina Faso

Orange has bought Airtel, the 2nd largest mobile operator in Burkina Faso, with close to 4.6 million customers...

23 Jun 2016

Extreme innovation meets behavioural economics

If the best innovation is designed to meet real needs, nowhere are the opportunities more pressing than in humanitarian aid. Here's how the type and amplitude of innovation can have implications well beyond philanthropy...

By Leslie Pascaud 23 Jun 2016

Share books for free with Tunisian startup YallaRead

Launched in May, Tunisian startup YallaRead has gained quick traction by allowing users to share books for free...

By Tom Jackson 23 Jun 2016

Africa's productivity growth rate falls

Africa's average rate of productivity growth falls to 1.7%...

23 Jun 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 178: "Build your Business" training and leadership development course

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 23 June 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Wendy van Schalkwyk...

22 Jun 2016

The power shift of sales

While the marketing role has shifted and changed dramatically, it is the sales role that is most underestimated...

22 Jun 2016

Next-generation antimalarial treatment

Novartis expands partnership with Medicines for Malaria Venture to develop next-generation antimalarial treatments...

22 Jun 2016

Paving the way for the growth of our clients

Joe Public United has announced their recent partnerships with two new agencies in Africa - Joe Public Zambia and Joe Public Zimbabwe...

Issued by Joe Public United 22 Jun 2016

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International

Top three strategies to communicate your brand voice to customers and employees

In today's complex and ever-changing global economy, simply having a brand isn't enough; your brand has to be an experience...

By Hicks Crawford 23 Jun 2016

Digital is not rescuing troubled US newspapers

WASHINGTON: The grim news for newspapers: digital is doing little to rescue them from their deepening woes...

17 Jun 2016

Gannett maintains offer for LA Times owner

WASHINGTON: USA Today publisher Gannett said on Tuesday it would maintain its $864m offer for newspaper rival Tribune Publishing, saying a tie-up would be good for both companies...

8 Jun 2016

Four secrets to live streaming success

People are ditching cable every day, but they still want to watch live TV. Here are the secrets to live streaming TV that is better than cable...

By Peter Davidson 7 Jun 2016

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