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Episode 129: Marketing on Skype, 100 years of the CocaCola contour bottle and 2 ad agencies

Date: 30 Apr 2015
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[TrendTalk] Great ads in play

This has been such an interesting year for advertising already as branded content, social advertising and storytelling take the lead in branding, resulting in new advertising concepts and ideas...

By Louise Marsland 4 May 2015 06:54

Africans back media freedom, says survey

Most Africans want the media to play a watchdog role, and support its right to publish what it wants without government interference, says a new analysis of African public opinion...

4 May 2015 15:19

Mobile motivation is sweeping Africa

As the world celebrates Worker's Day to commemorate trade unions and labour movements, the mobile industry in Africa is expanding to fulfil the continent's growing needs for mobile solutions and create more opportunities for its workforce...

By Amr Shady 4 May 2015 11:02

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 129: A jam-packed show with Skype, Coca-Cola and more

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Derek Miller, Adelaide and Solomon Potgieter, Sharon Keith and Ian Drummond...

4 May 2015 10:26

Finalists announced for African Utility Week Industry Awards

Africa's leading utility, energy and water professionals and projects will be honoured at the annual African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa, taking place in Cape Town from 12-14 May...

4 May 2015 11:24

Nyamuka Zambia Business Plan competition receives flood of entries

Over 700 entrepreneurs have entered the Nyamuka Zambia Business Plan Competition, to stand a chance to win a share of the K2,000,000 prize. Entries close 5 May 2015...

4 May 2015 11:15

[Creative Business Exchange] How to build a strong brand

Trevor King, marketing director of Caesarstone, shared his ideas and branding lessons at the Creative Business Exchange...

By Leigh Andrews 4 May 2015 06:00

Samsung launches Digital Village in Volta Region, Ghana

Samsung Electronics Africa has launched a Digital Village at the Volo community in the Volta Region Ghana...

By Lilian Mutegi 4 May 2015 07:42

Zimbabwe shuts down mobile phone firm over black empowerment

HARARE - Zimbabwe on Wednesday shut down the country's second largest mobile phone service provider, Telecel Zimbabwe, partly for breaching black empowerment laws, officials said...

30 Apr 2015 11:00

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 129: A jam-packed show with Skype, Coca-Cola and more

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 30 April 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Derek Miller, Adelaide Potgieter, Sharon Keith and Ian Drummond...

29 Apr 2015 10:29

Trevor Noah puts SA comedy on the international radar

Most of the nation is bursting with pride that local comedian Trevor Noah is soon to host one of the most popular daily satirical news shows in the world - here are the implications...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Apr 2015 14:00

USD$10m investment into One Africa Media

SEEK, the world's largest online employment marketplace by market capitalisation, has announced the investment of USD$10m for an additional six percent equity ownership in One Africa Media...

Issued by Private Property 30 Apr 2015 10:18

First Glass Lion gets its jury

NICE, FRANCE: The jury to judge the first 'Glass Lion: The Lion for Change' award have been announced. The award, launched with the support of Leanin.Org, recognises work that breaks through unconscious gender bias...

30 Apr 2015 06:29

Media guide on HIV/Aids reporting launched

Liberia's first HIV Media Guide for Liberian Journalists and media practitioners with support from the Joint United Nations Program on HIV and AIDS or UNAIDS, has been launched...

30 Apr 2015 13:47

Vodacom Business Nigeria wins awards at Beacon of ICT 2015

Vodacom Business Nigeria has received yet more awards, adding ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year (Data Centre) to its list of accolades...

30 Apr 2015 13:40

Govt launches 'We Are Africa' mobile app

The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, has launched a mobile application to support government's efforts against attacks on foreign nationals...

29 Apr 2015 09:27

We cannot accept ourselves if we accept xenophobia

Self-hate is one of the biggest reasons for the burning scourge of xenophobia that we are currently dealing with in South Africa. That said, we have done enough talking as a country and we need more decisive action...

By Lulu White-Raheem 29 Apr 2015 10:05

Airtel Africa wins at MVNO Industry World Congress

NAIROBI, KENYA: Bharti Airtel ("Airtel"), a telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, received global recognition at the 3rd Annual International MVNO Industry Awards Ceremony...

29 Apr 2015 11:10

TBWA\ launches Digital Arts Network in Africa

Bringing together an integrated mix of local and global expertise, TBWA\ has launched the Digital Arts Network (DAN) to stay in tune with the digital demands of one of the world's youngest and most mobile-reliant populations...

29 Apr 2015 08:51

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Airline advertising comes full circle with Naomi Watts

The posters which Imperial Airways used to promote its modern aircraft and the exotic destinations in the 1920s and 30s were as cutting edge then as today's interactive billboards...

4 May 2015 13:59

Facebook targets SMEs

Facebook is committed to helping each of its 40 million small business Pages achieve their goals and it is making investments to provide the right resources to do so...

4 May 2015 11:56

One Show tickets for one or two

Here's why you should attend the One Show Creative Week presentation day, if you happen to be in New York this week...

4 May 2015 10:03

Cannes Chimera Initiative ready for your creative input

The 2015 Cannes Chimera Competition, jointly launched by Cannes Lions and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has opened for entries...

4 May 2015 08:31

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