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Episode 192: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas.

Date: 20 Oct 2016
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Meeting Africa's digital transformation needs

There are still challenges around basic infrastructure in Africa to allow for the internet to flourish on the continent...

1 day ago

Ghanaian startup AF Radio launches playback app

Ghanaian startup AF Radio has launched its free Android app after months of testing in partnership with local station 3FM 92.7...

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

Breaking taboos in the Africa femcare category

Advertising agency Net#work BBDO has created Africa's first and only online femcare learning platform called 'Vagina Varsity'...

2 days ago

Botswana's benchmarking competition law

Most competition authorities in developing countries have not investigated cartels or done dawn raids like they have in Botswana...

2 days ago

First media awards for Far East and North Africa

Twenty journalists from different countries in Far East and North Africa participated in the first journalism awards for the region, covering vital topics relating to food and agriculture...

2 days ago

Ringier partners with Kenyan entertainment brand Ghafla

In partnership with Ringier, Ghafla will become a regional publisher aimed at providing content targeting the wider East African market...

3 days ago

#TRENDING: Why the PR industry needs to hire journalists and editors

Louise Marsland has a message for public relations practitioners who need to take more responsibility to make it in this digital-led world...

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

8 African startups awarded grant funding from HiiL

Eight African startups will share EUR160,000 (US$176,000) in grant funding for the HiiL Justice Accelerator...

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

Chaos-ridden Libya's economy on the brink, say experts

Political stalemate and the conflict rocking Libya are pushing the economy towards collapse...

1 day ago

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 193: Zero Negative Energy launch with Adidas

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Brett Burgess...

2 days ago

Food aid arrives for Sudan

The United States and WFP welcome a second ship carrying critical food commodities for Sudan, which will be used to assist more than 2 million vulnerable people across the country...

2 days ago

Trade insurance agency now covers Ethiopia and Zimbabwe

African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) is officially open for business in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe, to ease investors' concerns...

2 days ago

#TRENDING: Canadian campaign gives US neighbours "virtual hugs"

#TRENDING: A brilliant social media advertising campaign from Canada which made Americans cry, reports Louise Marsland...

By Louise Marsland 3 days ago

In defence of the often maligned creative

When I got into this business 20 years ago, creatives and creative departments were always called the crazy ones. We were portrayed as necessary yet unpredictable...

By Damon Stapleton 3 days ago

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 193: Adidas Athletics launches the ZNE

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 20 October, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Brett Burgess...

3 days ago

Alliance Media's steaming Sadza billboard

Along Churchill road in Harare, the Alliance Media billboard advertising Red Seal Sadza is making use of the outdoor advertising space like no one has before...

Issued by Alliance Media 2 days ago

CMO releases Shopper Marketing: The New Rules of Engagement

A new white paper Shopper Marketing: The New Rules of Engagement, which includes insights from 166 senior marketing leaders and 2,100 North American consumers is now available.

3 days ago

Betway bets on 34° in Kenya

In a sports betting market that is saturated with betting brands and dominated by SportPesa, Betway needed to differentiate itself as a brand that the Kenyan market could resonate with...

Issued by 34° 3 days ago

Ads that travel well begin with an insight

The opportunity to save costs by producing one ad that can be used in many countries is compelling. But there is the risk that making an ad work across multiple countries may not be the best way to maximise ROI...

By Daren Poole, Issued by Kantar Millward Brown 3 days ago

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Thomson Reuters to open tech hub in Canada, add 400 jobs

OTTAWA: The Thomson Reuters news agency and financial information group will open a technology center in Toronto, adding 400 jobs over the next two years, the company announced on Friday...

11 Oct 2016

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper suspended

Hungary's biggest opposition newspaper has been suspended, its owner said Saturday, stoking concerns about media freedom under right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban...

10 Oct 2016

Turkey media boss quits over 'hacked email' scandal

The chief executive of one of Turkey's top private media firms quit on Friday over emails purportedly showing him allowing the government dictate editorial policy but that he said were fake...

4 Oct 2016

New Zealand's largest media firms sign merger deal

WELLINGTON: New Zealand's two largest media companies signed a merger agreement on Wednesday, although the planned deal still needs approval from the country's competition watchdog to proceed...

8 Sep 2016

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