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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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What I learned from working in Nigeria

TheSQUAD recently had the opportunity to pitch on doing an event in Abuja, Nigeria, and Kelly McGillivray talks about her key learnings...

By Kelly McGillivray 14 hours ago

Digital innovation in banking

Standard Bank is on a committed journey of rapid digitisation across the continent...

14 hours ago

Econet signs NFL content deal for Sub-Saharan Africa

Econet Media signs up the NFL in an extensive agreement for Sub-Saharan Africa...

15 hours ago

9 reasons to invest in African tech startups

Investments in African tech startups are on the rise, especially from overseas firms and individuals...

By Tom Jackson 17 hours ago

Activating on African soil: the time is now

Stephan Botha of ProActive outlines the reasons why FMCG brands wanting to expand business in Africa can benefit hugely from activations...

By Stephan Botha, Issued by Provantage Media Group 13 hours ago

Brands and influencers - the struggle is real

Brands in South Africa are slowly but surely starting to understand the influencer landscape. They are largely dependent on their public relations teams to educate them on this matter...

By Anne Dolinschek 1 day ago

Action needed to avert Africa foreign debt crisis - report

Africa's external debt, about one-third of gross national income, is higher than the average for all African countries...

1 day ago

Social entrepreneurship key to maternal and child health in Africa

Social entrepreneurs to address maternal and child health in Sub-Saharan Africa through GE Healthymagination programme...

1 day ago

Southern Africa is experiencing the worst El Niño-induced drought in 35 years

Deputy emergency relief coordinator calls for urgent action to assist millions of drought-affected people in Southern Africa...

1 day ago

New documentary seeks to stop spread of HIV

Powerful documentary launched at International AIDS Conference to highlight gains and challenges in providing treatment for all people with HIV/AIDS...

1 day ago

New innovation centre spearheads L'Oréal research for African continent

L'Oréal accelerates product development for Sub-Saharan Africa thanks to new research and innovation centre...

1 day ago

Aquila's first flight: A big milestone toward connecting billions of people

Aquila's first flight is part of Facebook's overall commitment in overcoming the remaining barriers to universal connectivity...

22 Jul 2016

FMCG sector in sub-Saharan Africa is set to boom

Sub-Saharan Africa's rapidly rising middle class is a huge FMCG market in waiting, says Southern African FMCG entrepreneur Adam Molai...

22 Jul 2016

The rise of Afrilennials and how to communicate with them

Millennials represent the largest segment of the population and are our first truly digital natives. Do you know how to get in touch with them...

By Nandi Zambodla 22 Jul 2016

South Sudan arrests Juba Monitor editor

South Sudan authorities arrest editor, order Juba Monitor to cease publishing...

22 Jul 2016

CNN Multichoice African Journalist 2016 finalists announced

Finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2016 Competition were announced by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel...

21 Jul 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 182: AR and VR & Native VML and Y&R SA partnership

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Glenn Gillis and Ben Wagner...

21 Jul 2016

Fix, don't fight ad blocking crisis, says new report

Fighting the ad blocking companies and consumers is like blaming the messenger writes John Wilpers, editor of FIPP's Innovation in Magazine Media 2016-2017 World Report...

22 Jul 2016

CT International Airport scoops Routes Africa Marketing Award

Routes 2016 Marketing Awards has announced Cape Town International Airport in South Africa as the overall winner of the Routes Africa edition of the awards...

21 Jul 2016

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International

China shuts down online news operations: report

BEIJING: China has shut down several online news operations after authorities blasted them for independently reporting and publishing articles about potentially sensitive subjects, state media said on Monday...

1 day ago

Social media a curse and a blessing in Munich shooting

MUNICH: Social networks were both a curse and a blessing in the deadly shopping mall shooting in Munich, as police sometimes found themselves chasing fictitious leads and false alarms...

1 day ago

Facebook Messenger hits one billion users

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said on Wednesday the number of users of its Messenger application had topped one billion, a key milestone as it seeks to expand the platform to new services...

22 Jul 2016

Twitter eases process for verified accounts

WASHINGTON: Twitter said on Tuesday it was streamlining the process for creating verified accounts, a move likely to boost the number of users with a "blue badge" icon...

21 Jul 2016

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