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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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The Guardian Nigeria launches online TV platform

Guardian TV will provide exclusive video interviews, as well as up-to-the-minute videos from across the world...

28 Apr 2016

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

Nigerian filmmakers: Submit entries for NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival!

Short or feature films from any Nigerian filmmaker can be submitted for the fourth edition of the NollywoodWeek Paris Film Festival. The deadline for entries is 12 February 2016. The official selection will be announced in March 2016...

21 Jan 2016

Hello Africa! Tell me how you're doin'!

Many multinational brands approach Africa with a near-desperate bright-eyed eagerness, trying to get to grips with her intricate market dynamics...

By Marthinus Van Loggerenberg 18 Jan 2016

Freedom of information making global headlines

As the new year beckons, so too does a new way for journalists to work - without fear of punishment for seeking out the truth....

31 Dec 2015

Data safari: Mapping emerging Africa's analytics

IQturf Consulting Services, an analytics-driven solution provider, is rolling out a new data solution for Africa's 'emerging set': Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria...

28 Dec 2015

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...

4 Nov 2015

How the Loeries will showcase regional work going forward

Creative Circle chairman Justin Gomes has issued a quick update post-Loeries 2015, explaining that future Loeries' juries will aim to recognise the truly regional work that's not necessarily also acknowledged at international award shows...

2 Nov 2015

Top four mobile app development companies in Nigeria

The persistent rise in the use of smartphones and tablets within the country has led to a mobile revolution in Nigeria...

By Nkem Ndem V 2 Nov 2015

Winners announced for AABLA West Africa

The winners of the West African regional 2015 All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA) in partnership with CNBC Africa were announced at a ceremony held at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos on 22 October...

26 Oct 2015

African tech hubs looking for sustainable models - Google

Tech hubs in Africa are increasingly looking for diversified and sustainable models, echoing similar efforts by hubs in the US and Europe, according to Google...

By Gabriella Mulligan 24 Mar 2016

MTN pays USD250m in Nigeria fine dispute

Telecoms giant MTN said on Wednesday it had paid $250 million to the Nigerian government in a dispute over a $3.9-billion fine imposed last year for failing to disconnect unregistered users...

25 Feb 2016

MTN denies any wrongdoing in Cameroon

A recent report of the Cameroon National Anti-Corruption Commission, CONAC, has included MTN Cameroon amongst the companies it indexed...

22 Jan 2016

MTN Cote d'Ivoire secures local mobile services

MTN Cote d'Ivoire has announced partial payment of the country's new telecommunications operators unified license cost to the Government of Cote d'Ivoire...

28 Dec 2015

Five African tech hubs you didn't know about

2015 has seen the rise of vibrant tech hubs in places even we didn't expect them. The growth of the pan-African innovation ecosystem...

By Gabriella Mulligan 22 Dec 2015

African startups named among 100 most inspiring uses of tech

Eight African startups and organisations have been named among the 2015 Nominet Trust 100 (NT100), a global celebration of the most inspiring uses...

By Tom Jackson 10 Dec 2015

MTN CEO resigns following Nigeria fine fiasco

"MTN CEO Sifiso Dabengwa quits", reports TimesLive. This comes after last week's news that MTN's operating licence in Nigeria has been renewed for another five years...

9 Nov 2015

Join Millward Brown as they dig into regional findings and learn how you can optimise video creative across screens

Millward Brown's annual AdReaction study explores how, where and why multiscreen users in 42 countries are viewing video, and what marketers need to know to create video that is effective across screens...

Issued by Millward Brown 6 Nov 2015

MTN CEO in talks with Nigerian authorities

MTN (MTN) said on Friday that group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa is engaging with the Nigerian authorities concerning the company's $5.2bn fine...

2 Nov 2015

Atterbury opens R800m Achimota Retail Centre in Ghana

Atterbury has completed the R800m ($60m) Achimota Retail Centre located in northeastern Accra, Ghana. The 15,000 m² retail destination attracted thousands of shoppers and curious locals..

30 Oct 2015

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