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Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016 - Louise Marsland

Date: 4 Feb 2016
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Entries open for 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism'

Entries for the 2016 'Bobs - Best of Online Activism' are now open until 3 March 2016. The Deutsche Welle (DW) awards honour exemplary efforts to promote online freedom of expression and civil society...

8 Feb 2016 07:07

Two TV stations ordered off the air in DRC

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the decision by the Democratic Republic of Congo's government to close two privately owned news channels...

8 Feb 2016 07:15

Mwale calls for provision of entrepreneurship skills, startup capital to African youths

Minister of Youth, Sport and Child Development Vincent Mwale has called for the provision of entrepreneurship skills and startup capital to youths to create employment and wealth...

8 Feb 2016 07:23

Al Jazeera's audio app provides access to a live audio stream

To reach new audiences, where low Internet speeds limit access to video, Al Jazeera Media Network has launched a new audio web app that will give users access to a live audio stream of the network's TV broadcast...

8 Feb 2016 06:56

Facebook helps West African SMEs connect with customers

Facebook hosted a roundtable with small and medium sized enterprises from Ghana and Nigeria on Tuesday this week as part of its effort to support entrepreneurship in West Africa...

5 Feb 2016 10:52

Tigo Tanzania announces free WhatsApp messaging service

Tanzania's leading telecommunication company renown for driving digital lifestyle transformation, Tigo (, has announced free WhatsApp services for its 10 million users...

5 Feb 2016 10:58

#DesignMonth: Fashion forward with Leah Misika

Leah Misika is the founder and managing director of La Mode Fashion. She's a design creative whose love for fashion and background in retail management makes for a well-balanced integration of disciplines...

By Beverley Klein 4 Feb 2016 09:35

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 161: A look at BizTrends 2016

On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show in 2016, host Warren Harding focused on the recently launched BizTrends 2016...

4 Feb 2016 14:26

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 161: Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016

On the first episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 4 February 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding looks at the trends and opportunities affecting you in 2016.

3 Feb 2016 10:53

[21 Icons Season 3] Terry Pheto

Pheto has been selected for 21 ICONS for the strides she has made in her career in recent years as well as the impact and contribution she has made to the South African film and television industry...

3 Feb 2016 08:09

Social marketing

It is a type of internet marketing that uses various social media networks so that it can archive branding goals and marketing connection. It involves social sharing of videos, content and images for the purpose of marketing...

By Eric Kyalo 5 Feb 2016 08:28

Rwanda gets CNBC Africa studio at new East African headquarters

On 4 February 2016, CNBC Africa officially opened its East African headquarters and studio in Kigali, Rwanda, just ahead of the World Economic Forum on Africa taking place from 11-13 May 2016 in Kigali...

5 Feb 2016 08:51

Call to enter pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards

Journalists from across Africa have until 29 February 2016 to submit their entries for the inaugural pan-African reinsurance Journalism Awards...

5 Feb 2016 08:55

Ugandan 'Feed a Child' initiative made possible by MTN Mobile money

Following the MTN-Hellofood 2015 Christmas party in Kampala for 230 children from orphanages, the two companies have launched a 'Feed a Child' initiative...

5 Feb 2016 11:56

eCommerce Africa Confex returns in February to Cape Town

The second eCommerce Africa Confex takes place 17 - 18 February 2016 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. With eCommerce forecasted to grow by 40% annually...

4 Feb 2016 08:55

Joint AAXO/SAACI conference scheduled for June in Bloemfontein

The Association of African Exhibition Organisers' (AAXO) 2016 Conference has been arranged to coincide with two other significant industry events, the 30th SAACI Congress and the first UFI 'Global Exhibitions Day'in June 2016...

4 Feb 2016 09:12

Ghana to celebrate World Safer Internet Day 2016

The Ghana Internet Safety Foundation (GISF), in partnership with Facebook Incorporated, YMCA and Hapaweb Solutions, will this year celebrate the World Safer Internet Day on 9 February...

By Sebastian R. Freiku 3 Feb 2016 10:43

Malawi's Star Radio rebrands to Timveni Radio

One of Malawi private radio stations, Star Radio has re-branded to Timveni Radio following the purchase of the financially struggling radio station by Timveni Child and Media Organizations...

By Chancy Namadzunda 3 Feb 2016 10:49

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Pentawards 2016 selects jury

The Pentawards is a worldwide competition exclusively devoted to packaging design in all its forms. It is open to all those who are associated with the creation or marketing of packaging from every country in the world...

8 Feb 2016 06:36

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