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Episode 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

Date: 27 Aug 2015
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These are Africa's 10 most successful brands on social media

Africa is an increasingly social continent. In 2014, announced that it had more than 100-million African users, accounting for more than half the continent's internet users.

By Stuart Thomas 3 Sep 2015 14:00

Google makes $10,000 available for NPOs in South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

Google South Africa has launched Google for Nonprofits in South Africa, Kenya and Botswana...

3 Sep 2015 08:49

Alliance Media once again awarded the contract at SSKIA Airport

Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (SSKIA) in Gaborone re-opens on 18 September and once again Alliance Media has been awarded the exclusive indoor and outdoor media contract...

Issued by Alliance Media 3 Sep 2015 11:50

Africa's first linear online TV station launches in Namibia

Africa's first linear online TV station has quietly taken off at the coast in Walvis Bay and is promising to be a force to be reckoned with in the TV and film industry.

3 Sep 2015 14:28

Google introduces its new logo

NEWSWATCH: You may have noticed Google looks a tad different today. The search engine giant is introducing a new logo that will eventually spread across all its products...

2 Sep 2015 07:47

Mobile phones offer free books to five million Africans

A partnership between Worldreader and Opera Software has provided five million readers in Africa access to 25,000 free digital book titles, via their mobile phones...

2 Sep 2015 09:49

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 3 September 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Christian Horsfall...

2 Sep 2015 08:05

Editor of Zim state-owned newspaper fired - reports

HARARE: Zimbabwe's state-controlled media group, Zimpapers, has reportedly fired the editor of the weekly Sunday Mail newspaper, Edmund Kudzayi...

2 Sep 2015 13:01

New job titles, old job descriptions

Something good happened at the Loeries this year, the introduction of the Service Design category in a 'creatives' event nogal! This is a great development as it reflects the industry that takes itself seriously...

By Musa Msane 31 Aug 2015 08:38

Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists

An Egyptian court has handed down a three-year prison sentence at the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

31 Aug 2015 07:54

Africa's invisible sector: Caught up in complexity

Having faced nasty bill shocks at month end, or struggled to get out of onerous mobile contracts, many consumers have long since made the switch to prepaid SIM cards...

By Hein Koen 28 Aug 2015 11:23

Deadline extended for ONE Africa Award

The deadline for applying for the 2015 ONE Africa Award has been extended until midnight Monday, September 7, 2015...

2 Sep 2015 09:24

Attracting African talent back to the continent

At the New York Forum Africa in Libreville, Gabon, industrialist Ivor Ichikowitz called for increased innovation to attract African talent back to the continent...

1 Sep 2015 09:41

New programme for journalists

Highway Africa, Rhodes University COGTA, SALGA and SA Cities Network have formed a partnership to run a dedicated programme for journalists that focuses on local government issues...

1 Sep 2015 09:37

President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

31 Aug 2015 09:53

Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home

Leaving the land of your birth, to settle in another country, is never an easy process. Logistically, financially, culturally, and above all, emotionally, it's a change that sparks upheaval as well as opportunity...

28 Aug 2015 12:46

Influencer marketing platform set to expand in Africa

Influencer marketing platform, Webfluential, announced that it is investing in its growth in Africa by introducing an agency partner programme and Cape Town based office...

28 Aug 2015 09:30

Business growth across Africa depends on more relevant business action and communication

When looking to grow in African markets, many business owners have a vague understanding of how truly diverse and complex the continent really is...

By David Blyth, Issued by Yellowwood Future Architects 28 Aug 2015 08:08

UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage

UNDP has launched a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change...

28 Aug 2015 09:44

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DreamWorks to split from Disney: industry source

LOS ANGELES, USA: Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks film studio plans to part ways with Disney when their distribution tie-up ends in a year's time, an industry source told AFP on Wednesday...

3 Sep 2015 14:35

How to use your company's history to build up your brand

We all have a history. In the business world, that history can actually become an asset. When it comes to brand identity, longevity matters because it breeds trust...

By James White 3 Sep 2015 10:18

Marketing your services - tips to consider

Most people buy services every single week, normally from small businesses. For instance, you can have an office painted, get your TV set repaired, have your car washed and so on...

By Boris Dzhingarov 3 Sep 2015 09:39

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