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Episode 189: Mike Wronski chats the top 5 Social Media platforms in SA.

Date: 22 Sep 2016
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Japan helps fight hunger and boost nutrition in Africa

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Orange Egypt to launch personalised services faster to its subscribers

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13 Sep 2016

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African multi-platform content network launched

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AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote

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'Inspire Egypt' initiative to encourage potential

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B2B networking platform for fashion industry

With Fashionomics, the African Development Bank plans to raise the profile of African fashion and textiles on the international stage...

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APO launches press release service for Middle East, North Africa

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Research funding for African scientists for climate change solutions

Canada commits $22.6 Million to support training of African Mathematical Scientists on climate change solutions...

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Algeria urged to free blogger jailed over Facebook poem

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