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Episode 185: Online retail with the CTO of Emerce Commerce.

Date: 18 Aug 2016
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Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Ethiopia

The United States announced nearly US$35 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help the people of Ethiopia face the impacts of the worst drought in 50 years...

2 hours ago

Facebook adds new features to Slideshow ads

Facebook simplifies Slideshow and adds new features to enable advertisers to tell brand stories...

2 hours ago

Combatting mobile security breaches

Samsung prepares to stem the rising tide of mobile security breaches with a robust security platform designed to keep business information secure yet accessible...

2 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Advertising changes its view on women

In the last year, we've seen moments of advertising brilliance indicating the industry is finally moving towards a new way of portraying women. One that is more representative of the way they see themselves...

By Emma Carpenter 21 hours ago

The new competitive advantage in mobile is content

The primary source of competitive advantage in mobile is content, said Enver Groenewald, CCM director Africa, Unilever...

By Enver Groenewald 1 day ago

Further humanitarian aid for South Sudan

USAID contributes extra US$17 million to IOM's emergency operations in South Sudan...

1 day ago

The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016...

1 day ago

Securing water for food: a call for innovations

A $7.5 million competition seeks innovations to improve water and food security, gender equality, and reduce poverty...

1 day ago

Using art to drive Africa's economic agenda

African arts are a language to drive and integrate Africa's economic and development agenda...

1 day ago

Digitisation is not about building an app, it's about the customer's journey

The introduction of digital platforms, like Uber and Airbnb, have transformed competition and is forcing the conventional "pipeline" business to embrace three key shifts...

By Craig Terblanche 1 day ago

MTV Africa Music Awards to rock Johannesburg

The MTV Africa Music Awards which celebrate African talent and creativity to rock Johannesburg, South Africa, for the first time in October...

1 day ago

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 187: marcusbrewster launches SA's first on-demand PR service

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 25 August 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Marcus Brewster...

1 day ago

Facebook supports female African entrepreneurs

Facebook supports initiative to encourage women across the continent to start their own businesses and help drive prosperity for their countries...

2 days ago

Scatec Solar secures 100 MW solar project in Nigeria

Scatec Solar signs a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement with the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading...

1 day ago

Seacom to connect UbuntuNet in East Africa

Seacom will provide point to point connectivity services to the National Research and Education Networks of Eastern and Southern Africa...

1 day ago

Startup finalists ready themselves for DEMO Africa

Africa's top tech entrepreneurs are putting the finishing touches on their presentations to investors from around the world...

1 day ago

The dark side of digital

It's their 'world in their hands', an existence driven by instant access to information, laced with a plethora of social connections...

By Antoinette Pombo 1 day ago

#WomensMonth: empowering women for the sake of food security

A dialogue on the empowerment of women through water use security, land use security and knowledge generation for improved household food security and sustainable rural livelihoods...

By Cari Van Wyk 1 day ago

Y&R SA and NATIVE VML partner up to form VML and Y&R Africa Group

Y&R South Africa and NATIVE VML are partnering to form the VML and Y&R Africa Group, a digitally integrated offering that will be positioned to deliver on the needs of an increasingly connected world...

2 days ago

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International

Promotional marketing: Having customised mugs that are filled with impact

Coffee mugs are one of the most popular promotional items, and they can be customised in a myriad of ways...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Aug 2016

Newspapers rethink paywalls as digital efforts sputter

WASHINGTON: Paywalls were supposed to help rescue newspapers from the crisis of sinking print circulation as readers shifted to getting their news online...

12 Aug 2016

Apple and Microsoft unholster new gun emojis

Apple and Microsoft on Friday appeared to be aiming in opposite directions with freshly unholstered gun emojis...

8 Aug 2016

Bangladesh shuts 'objectionable' news sites

DHAKA: Bangladesh has shut down dozens of online news services including those of pro-opposition media, an official said on Friday, sparking accusations of government censorship...

5 Aug 2016

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