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Episode 186: PR chat with Marcus Brewster and the new on-demand PR service.

Date: 26 Aug 2016
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Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016...

3 days ago

Using art to drive Africa's economic agenda

African arts are a language to drive and integrate Africa's economic and development agenda...

3 days ago

Scatec Solar secures 100 MW solar project in Nigeria

Scatec Solar signs a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement with the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading...

3 days ago

Addis Ababa to host 10th African Development Forum

Preparations are underway for the 10th African Development Forum to be convened by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union and the African Development Bank...

23 Aug 2016

Kangpe named Nigeria's 'Best Startup' at Seedstars Lagos

Kangpe won the Nigeria round of Seedstars World and will represent the country at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland...

23 Aug 2016

African film content classification and online child protection

Kenyan Film Classification Board conducts reciprocal visit to South Africa...

23 Aug 2016

Nigeria government unveils smartphone app for flood prediction

The Nigeria government has launched a smartphone application for flood forecasting, along the Niger and Benue rivers...

22 Aug 2016

Nigerian military threatens journalist for not revealing sources

The Nigerian military have allegedly threatened journalist Ahmad Salkida with terrorism charges if he does not provide it with information...

22 Aug 2016

African Union declares Lagos as the official host city of AFRIMA 2016

The African Union Commission has announced Lagos State as the official Host City of the third edition of the All Africa Music Awards...

19 Aug 2016

The impact on Africa after Brexit

African economies may be severely affected by Britain's exit, according to analyst Amelia Tan, writing for the UN's Africa Renewal...

By Amelia Tan 17 Aug 2016

Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening scholarships open

Chevening scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals who wish to study for Master's degree at any British university starting from September 2017...

17 Aug 2016

Why KPMG doubts that SA has overtaken Nigeria again

KPMG disagrees with reports that SA has overtaken Nigeria as Africa's largest economy in dollar terms, saying the calculations behind this assertion are methodologically incorrect...

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 16 Aug 2016

Measures towards zero hunger in Africa

Slow Food's Carlo Petrini, FAO special ambassador 'Zero Hunger for Europe' visits Kenya to build networks in Africa towards hunger eradication...

16 Aug 2016

$37m in additional US humanitarian aid for Lake Chad Basin region

New funding to United Nations and NGO partners to help tens of thousands in Lake Chad Basin receive critically needed humanitarian assistance...

16 Aug 2016

Africa is ripe for disruption

The Africa rising narrative is not wholly dead, says Graham Cruikshanks, TBWA\ Africa's Director of Africa Operations...

By Graham Cruikshanks 15 Aug 2016

Nigerian educational toy brand launches nationally

Nigerian toy brand champions preservation of country's cultural heritage through fun and games...

12 Aug 2016

UK launches new 24-hour priority visa service in Nigeria

A new priority UK visa service in Nigeria allows customers to process their applications within 24 hours...

12 Aug 2016

Three tips to help your brand avoid getting eaten for breakfast on Twitter

Making your brand an interesting voice to listen to on social media is a mixture of intuition and trial and error. The Telkom social media accounts lack of both of these was exposed...

By Skhumbuzo Tuswa 11 Aug 2016

Nigerians angry over arrest of political blogger

Nigerian news blogger released on bail after arrest, which critics say is a clamp down on freedom of speech...

11 Aug 2016

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