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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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MTN Nigeria selects Gemalto for rollout of GSMA Mobile Connect authentication service

Gemalto has been selected to provide its LinqUs Mobile ID platform to MTN Nigeria. This new project, operated for MTN in SaaS mode by Gemalto Allynis Services...

Namibia joins Africa's mobile phone banking boom

Namibia is among the few African countries with money account penetration greater than 10%, a study done by rating agency Moody's Investors Service said. Namibia's penetration is 48% while that of South Africa is 58%...

The Entrepreneur Club for start-ups in Africa and the Middle East

Orange is launching the Entrepreneur Club, a new space for information in French and English devoted to entrepreneurs in Africa and the Middle East...

Kenyan startup selected for TechStars accelerator programme

US accelerator TechStars believes Kenya's Bamba Group could be the next AirBnB or Dropbox within the next five years. The experts will put Bamba through intensive training in Austin...

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 11 February 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding takes a closer look at two events happening in Cape Town next week...

[21 Icons Season 3] Siya Xuza

Siya Xuza was selected for 21 ICONS South Africa Season 3 to demonstrate that through hard work and dedication individuals can overcome barriers and adversity and strive to be the best possible version of themselves...

Six guaranteed ways to become a social media influencer

Since the entry of social media into the Nigerian space, many people have explored it to their advantage in various ways. One interesting way is becoming social media influencers...

By Adeniyi Ogunfowoke

#DesignMonth: From the air with flair

Design is all about seeing something ordinary and making it extraordinary, and that's just what the guys at Sky Decor do. They transform old and abandoned aircraft parts and turn them into beautiful furniture displays...

By Beverley Klein

Five tips to write an SEO-friendly blog post for Nigerians

Blogging is big in Nigeria at the moment, so many Nigerian bloggers publish posts on a daily basis, however, not all of them understand the concept or importance of SEO in online writing...

By Nkem Ndem V

Facebook announces 16 million people come to Facebook every month on mobile

Facebook announced 16 million people in Nigeria visit Facebook every month with 100% of them coming on mobile. Each day, 7.2 million people visit Facebook with 7 million on mobile...

Merck launches second digital health accelerator programme in Africa

Technology and pharma company Merck is open for applications to its second accelerator programme for digital health in Nairobi, Kenya this April...

Visafone acqusition - We'll meet Etisalat in court - MTN

MTN Nigeria said it is ready to meet Etisalat Nigeria in court over its acquisition of Visafone Communications Limited...

By Chima Akwaja

Global crowdfunding portal launched to fund African entrepreneurs

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are the primary job creation engine in Africa, accounting for over 95% of firms and 60%-70% of employment...

MTN Nigeria's legal battles pile up

Abu Dhabi headquartered telecoms company Etisalat is suing MTN for the second time in under a year in Nigeria. Etisalat confirmed to Bloomberg that it is suing MTN...

Entries open for 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism'

Entries for the 2016 'Bobs - Best of Online Activism' are now open until 3 March 2016. The Deutsche Welle (DW) awards honour exemplary efforts to promote online freedom of expression and civil society...

Two TV stations ordered off the air in DRC

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo's government to close two privately owned news channels...

Mwale calls for provision of entrepreneurship skills, startup capital to African youths

Minister of Youth, Sport and Child Development Vincent Mwale has called for the provision of entrepreneurship skills and startup capital to youths to create employment and wealth...

Al Jazeera's audio app provides access to a live audio stream

To reach new audiences, where low Internet speeds limit access to video, Al Jazeera Media Network has launched a new audio web app that will give users access to a live audio stream of the network's TV broadcast...

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International

Time gets MySpace with ad platform acquisition

NEW YORK - US magazine publisher Time Inc. said on Thursday it was acquiring the online advertising group Viant Technology, which includes the remnants of social network pioneer MySpace...

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The best tactics for leveraging the local customers business

Companies around the world are looking for ways to capitalize on the holiday season...

By Hicks Crawford 1 day ago

NY Times launches Spanish-language digital version

NEW YORK - The New York Times on Monday launched a Spanish-language digital edition, aiming to expand the global reach of the prestigious US daily...

2 days ago

Pentawards 2016 selects jury

The Pentawards is a worldwide competition exclusively devoted to packaging design in all its forms. It is open to all those who are associated with the creation or marketing of packaging from every country in the world...

8 Feb 2016

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