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Episode 141: IMC speakers Mel Attree and Enzo Scarcella, plus we chat to Ben Wagner from Native.

Date: 27 Jul 2015
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Getting a feel for the luxury market in Africa

Prestige marketing isn't just about classy shots of high-end products - you still have to follow the tried and trusted marketing methods that make people relate to your brand, especially on the continent...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Jul 2015 14:00

Facebook's Internet.org free basic services are bringing African people online

Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Internet.org app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services...

28 Jul 2015 11:18



'Social media threat to conventional journalism'

The Vice Chancellor, Kaduna State University, Professor Barnabas Qurix, has alerted on the use of the social media by thousands of young Nigerians as a threat to conventional journalism...

By Maryam Ahmadu-Suka 21 Jul 2015 12:51

Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015 call for entries

Nigeria's fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat has announced the call for entries for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature which is in its third year...

20 Jul 2015 09:36

Performing optimally in the digital sport media space

What do you get when you amalgamate two previous company names Premium TV and Inform? Perform Group, of course. Peter Burroughs, Perform Group Africa MD, explains how the company keeps scoring goals on the continent...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jul 2015 14:00

Airtel partners 'Journalism Clinic' to train journalists

Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has partnered with The Journalism Clinic to host a four-city-four-week multimedia journalism training/road show for 100 Nigerian journalists...

13 Jul 2015 10:06

Team Nigeria wins 2015 global Technovation Challenge

The winning team comprised four tech savvy young girls, they collectively developed a mobile app to tackle waste disposal challenge in Nigeria, an app called, 'Discardious'.

9 Jul 2015 11:36

Africa shows its beauty with #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou

Africans are taking to Twitter to show the world #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou, a hashtag that's trending and bringing the continent together to celebrate the beauty of Africa...

8 Jul 2015 14:52

Why Webfluential's wired as the SA start-up to watch

So many start-ups, so few still thriving a few months down the line. It's sad but true. Luckily Webfluential falls into the 'still a success and steadily increasing' category - here's why...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2015 14:00

Entries now open for the Nigeria Technology Awards 2015

The first Nigeria Technology Awards has opened for free entry and nomination to the general public. The awards recognise and reward technology entrepreneurs, innovators, academicians, inventors and policy makers in Nigeria...

2 Jul 2015 08:54

Outdoor advertising spend dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 - OAAN

The total amount of outdoor advertising spend in Nigeria dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 from the N23.3bn it achieved in 2013 representing a N3.2bn decline.

By Chris Agabi 30 Jun 2015 13:35

The celeb PR way with CSA

CSA (formerly Celebrity Services Africa) communications director, Davin Phillips lets us in on the power of the Instagrammer and what PR and communications is actually all about...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2015 12:00

Benin smartphone app brings museums into homes

COTONOU: Admiring paintings or photographs by Africa's greatest contemporary artists is a luxury in Benin, where museums are scarce and most people lack money to travel farther afield...

23 Jun 2015 08:34

Posterscope brings future of OOH media to Nigeria

Posterscope, an out-of-home communication agency, has formally launched an office in Nigeria. Nigeria is the 32nd market globally that Posterscope is venturing into...

24 Jul 2015 09:52

Social media impacts m-commerce business

Nigeria has been experiencing a boost in online businesses due to the massive surge in m-commerce. The rise in mobile phone traffic to online stores is incited by the overall trend of social media...

20 Jul 2015 14:06

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...

14 Jul 2015 08:13

Kirusa and Etisalat launch InstaVoice in Nigeria

Etisalat and Kirusa announced the launch of the InstaVoice service in Nigeria. With this launch, Etisalat customers can now send and receive voice messages, to and from other mobile users in Nigeria, and also across the globe.

10 Jul 2015 09:47

Lenovo unveils new ICT logo

LAGOS, NIGERIA: Lenovo has launched a new industry logo aimed at stamping it's feet in the smartphones market.

By Nurudeen Oyewole 7 Jul 2015 13:27

Kano to partner Daily Trust on newspaper revival

The Kano State government at the weekend said it will partner Daily Trust newspapers to revive its publication, Triumph, which closed down two years ago...

By Ismail Mudashir 7 Jul 2015 14:27

MOBOfree launches ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda

LAGOS, NIGERIA: MOBOfree, the African social marketplace, announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda, further strengthening its position as Africa's safest social marketplace...

30 Jun 2015 12:41

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