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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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Building a startup in Africa means getting your hands dirty

African Entrepreneurs need to get their hands dirty, move fast and tweak their plans...

By Ayilara Olatunde 18 Jul 2016

Chatbot launched to connect new mothers

A bot for messenger was launched at the International Aids Conference 2016. The bot will provide mothers with a more affordable way to access relevant messages...

20 Jul 2016

Orange completes acquisition of mobile operator Airtel in Sierra Leone

Airtel is the leading mobile operator in Sierra Leone with over 1.3 million customers...

20 Jul 2016

Why YouTubers should consider collaborating with influencer marketing platforms

I recently read an article that explained how 41% of people between the ages of 18 to 29 are using AdBlock Plus - an application that allows people to block online adverts...

By Chiara Di Rago 19 Jul 2016

United States concerned over media intimidation in Lesotho

United States concerned over escalating press intimidation in Lesotho...

19 Jul 2016

New social media tools empower citizen journalism

It may be inside a protest rally, or in front of a deadly shooting. Smartphones, video and social media are empowering citizens to tell their stories like never before...

19 Jul 2016

Uber and PwC help close transport-industry tax gap in Nigeria

As Uber becomes more popular, more people want to earn by using the app...

19 Jul 2016

How to create high impact advertising

Over the past few articles (more than 50 in fact) we have discussed various ways of how to develop and create good advertising. If you haven't read them all then you should consider doing so now...

By Chris Brewer 18 Jul 2016

Tributes to honour Ruth Golembo

Bizcommunity.com has set up a tribute page in honour of communications doyen and former journalist, Ruth Golembo, who passed away suddenly last week...

18 Jul 2016

Reducing food loss through sustainable production practices in Africa

New pilot initiative in Kaduna, Nigeria, will boost inclusive growth in African food industry...

18 Jul 2016

BBC Infos launches in Senegal

BBC Afrique will be bringing audiences in Senegal, BBC Infos on Dunyaa TV (DTV), for the first time, on Monday, 18 July.

15 Jul 2016

Four millennial stereotypes that will ruin your ad campaign

Multiple pieces of marketing research show that Millennials are the largest generation with the greatest combined purchasing power in history...

By Jana Rooheart 19 Jul 2016

Programmatic advertising increases globally

In 2016, more than 60% of global digital display advertising will be made up of programmatic ads - online display ads placed using a combination of artificial intelligence and real-time bidding...

19 Jul 2016

Removing stereotypes in advertising - Unilever launches #unstereotype

To remove the stereotypes in advertising, Unilever announced at Cannes #unstereotype, its global ambition for all of its brands and the industry at large to advance advertising away from stereotypical portrayals of gender...

18 Jul 2016

The power of long-form content in corporate social responsibility

You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes...

By Spero Patricios 18 Jul 2016

Impressive ministerial attendance confirmed for Innovation Africa 2016 - Nairobi, 20-22 September

The Innovation Africa Summit 2016, one of Africa's leading annual Education and ICT forums, has received confirmations from 17 dignitaries from Africa attending the event alongside their Kenyan counterparts...

Issued by AfricanBrains 18 Jul 2016

Variable consumer confidence scores across sub-Saharan Africa

The latest Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index results for the first quarter of 2016 show that of the three sub-Saharan African countries measured by Nielsen, Nigeria's consumer confidence score (120) continued to rank highest...

Issued by Nielsen 15 Jul 2016

Making music and electricity with new Spark invention

Social entrepreneurs, like musician Sudha Kheterpal and the Spark electricity-generating musical instrument, are bringing the universal electrification goal closer...

15 Jul 2016

From an idea to an app - how not to fail

Apps fail all the time and so do ideas. It is agonising if you are the conceiver of the idea or the developer behind the app and it's even worse if you are both...

By Vikrant Singh 14 Jul 2016

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