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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba - Part 1

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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Deloitte releases African Powers of Retailing report

The top 25 African retailers have a presence in 21 countries on a continent where strong economic progress over the past decade is reflected by the fact that 10 of these leading retailers now come from countries outside the traditionally dominant South African market...

Freedom! Al-Jazeera TV journos pardoned

The world is rejoicing over the news that Egypt's Sisi pardoned 100 prisoners earlier today, including the al-Jazeera TV journalists Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Egyptian Baher Mohamed and Australian Peter Greste...

For women, by women - Pink Taxi Egypt

The streets of the sprawling Egyptian capital will soon also add female taxi drivers, catering to female passengers only, to the traffic mix. Pink Taxi Egypt will offer women an alternative in an industry dominated by men...

By Priya Pitamber

77% of Egyptian Facebook users browse for news

The recently compiled survey titiled "eMarketing Egypt insights 5th Edition 2014 Report" pointed out that 60% of Egypt Facebook users have Google+ accounts, and 54% of them have also twitter accounts...

Egypt plans smart village in Uganda

Egypt plans to build a smart village in Uganda, which will attract a number of investments, from IT to hospitality...

By Zurah Nakabugo

Africa, the final frontier... in luxury

Hennessy is celebrating its 250th anniversary this year with a rapidly growing market in Africa, built on its understanding that the only possible way to be successful in Africa was to adopt and adapt to the tradition of the continent...

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

How to create a killer logo

A logo is often the first step towards developing your company's visual identity so you need to get it right... This is how you can do that...

Algeria to close private TV over 'subversive' interview

ALGIERS, ALGERIA: Algeria on Monday ordered the closure of a private television station after it broadcast an interview with an Islamist figure accused of "subversive" remarks, the communications ministry said...

Nielsen launches world-first prospects ranking of sub-Saharan Africa

Global measurement company Nielsen's African Prospects Indicator provides investors in Africa with insights across a range of indicators, culminating in an unambiguous ranking of sub-Saharan African countries...

Issued by Nielsen

Mediatech Africa: next gen features and new tech

The largest media and entertainment technology trade show for southern Africa, Mediatech Africa, is taking place this week from...

Egypt court sets trial date for Al Jazeera journalists

Cairo's criminal court set the verdict date for the retrial featuring three Al Jazeera journalists to July 30, in a trial that has brought Egypt plenty of international attention.

Morocco website fined for defaming king's private secretary

RABAT: A Casablanca court ordered a Moroccan website on Monday to pay 46,000 euros in damages for defaming the king's private secretary, Mounir El Majidi, media reports said.

Tunisia: PM committed to free, independent media, says SNJT's B'ghouri

President of the National Union of Tunisian Journalists (SNJT) Néji B'ghouri said Prime Minister Habib Essid pledged to uphold freedom of press and equip media with the means needed to accomplish their mission independently.

Launch of mobile app "Zoomi" to report environmental abuses

TUNIS, TUNISIA: The mobile application "Zoomi" to report environmental abuses and violations was launched, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development Nejib Derouiche announced Wednesday...

African Free Trade Area - new era for Africa

Negotiations around the establishment of a single free trade area, spanning across 26 nations known as the Tripartite Free Trade Area have been finalised, with the launch expected in May 2015...

Charlie Hebdo takes disciplinary action against Moroccan journalist

The French satirical paper Charlie Hebdo has started disciplinary proceedings against an outspoken Moroccan-born woman journalist, amid a row over how the paper is run following January's murderous attack...

Egypt launches WhatsApp service for metro users

CAIRO: Metro commuters in Egypt will now be able to make complaints and suggestions about their metro experiences by directly messaging videos or pictures to the metro's management over WhatsApp...

Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

The fifth edition of "Tunisia Investment Forum" 2015 to be held in June

The fifth edition of "Tunisia Investment Forum (TIF 2015)": "Invest in TUNISIA, Join the Growing Success", will be held on 11 -12 June 2015 in Tunis - El Mouradi Hotel - Gammarth...

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