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Episode 151: Twitter advertising and Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town

Date: 1 Oct 2015
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Superbrands Tribute Event recognises 86 top brands

The recent Superbrands Tribute Event 2014 in Kampala, Uganda, saw Superbrands East Africa, an affiliate of London-based Superbrands UK, recognise 86 brands across the region.

25 Jun 2014 08:08

How to build a strong agency network in Africa

What makes a strong and effective African network? Is it the number of partnerships that have been established with local agency businesses in Nigeria, Kenya or Ghana...?

By Graham Cruikshanks 7 Oct 2015 06:00

Tanzania newspaper returns after three-year ban

ARUSHA - A Tanzanian newspaper closed by the government published its first edition for three years on Tuesday after a court lifted the ban...

23 Sep 2015 07:33

All Africa Business Leaders Awards announces East African Regional awards

The All Africa Business Leaders Awards (AABLA), in partnership with CNBC Africa, has announced the winners of the East African Regional competition, held in Nairobi on 15 September...

18 Sep 2015 10:02

Thinking of improving performance in business? Sign up for an SME reward

Assessment and reward programs are important concepts that can help an entrepreneur drive performance in the business...

By Ngugi Mungai 11 Sep 2015 12:09

Millions in Nigeria and Kenya embrace Facebook on mobile

Facebook has shared new statistics revealing that 2.2 million Kenyans use Facebook every day and 4.5 million each month, while 7.1 million Nigerians use Facebook daily and 15 million are active every month...

10 Sep 2015 14:41

Somali journalist arrests condemned: rights group

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA: Somali journalists and rights groups on Tuesday condemned the arrest of two colleagues and the closure of a key television station by the government...

6 Oct 2015 15:25

M-Net launches brand new Tanzanian focused channel

Bongo movie enthusiasts have something to smile about with the announcement of the launching of a brand new Tanzanian focused general entertainment channel MAISHA MAGIC BONGO on M-Net...

By Masembe Tambwe 5 Oct 2015 09:37

Watch the great Wildebeest migration live broadcast

The great wildebeest migration will be broadcast on Periscope and YouTube Live Steaming, with viewers able to experience the 7th wonder of the natural world on their mobile phones, tablets or computers for a whole week...

29 Sep 2015 14:20

New Nairobi office extends Isobar's global footprint

The new Nairobi office will extend Isobar's global footprint to over 70 locations in over 45 markets. The move comes in response to an increased demand for digital expertise and services in the region...

28 Sep 2015 07:10

Don't spend on research, use open data instead

Kenyan small businesses could save massive resources and time spent doing market research by using open data to plan crucial marketing strategies...

By Ngugi Mungai 28 Sep 2015 06:21

Samsung to take part in 5th Innovation Africa Summit

Samsung Electronics Africa has announced it will be taking part in the fifth Innovation Africa Summit taking place at the Speke Resort Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda from 30 September to 2 October 2015...

25 Sep 2015 10:11

Nielsen launches world-first prospects ranking of sub-Saharan Africa

Global measurement company Nielsen's African Prospects Indicator provides investors in Africa with insights across a range of indicators, culminating in an unambiguous ranking of sub-Saharan African countries...

Issued by Nielsen 23 Sep 2015 10:34

Everjobs launches in Ethiopia

African's online career portal, Everjobs, have officially launched operations in Ethiopia. The company aims to simplify the job search and hiring process by connecting professionals with employers in a matter of clicks...

22 Sep 2015 15:23

Driving continued growth: The Ethiopia Summit 2015

Over the past decade, Ethiopia has experienced solid economic growth-GDP growth has averaged 10% a year and foreign direct investment reached almost US$1bn in 2013/2014-but what more needs to be done for the country to achieve its full potential?

22 Sep 2015 13:42

Technology increases East African hotel bookings

Online marketing, provision of Wi-Fi and online payment options score as leading aspects for travellers to East Africa, according to a recent survey by, an African hotel booking website...

21 Sep 2015 09:22

PwC launches 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2015 - 2019'

PwC launched its 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2015 - 2019 (South Africa - Nigeria-Kenya)' report, which presents annual historical data for 2010-2014 and provides annual forecasts for 2015-2019 in 11 entertainment and media segments for South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya...

18 Sep 2015 10:14

New online tool to promote local tourism, an online platform, has been formed to promote local tourism through online marketing.

11 Sep 2015 14:04

Moving money from Rwanda to Uganda through MTN Mobile Money

MTN Uganda has announced the launch of cross-border mobile money transfer services between Rwanda and Uganda. This new service will allow customers in both countries to transact via Mobile Money without having to change currencies...

8 Sep 2015 07:42

Highlights from the Pamro Conference 2015

Joe Otin, CEO of The Collective, an interactive ad agency in Kenya, was elected President of the Pan African Media Research Organisation (Pamro) and Jennifer Daniel won the 2015 Piet Smit Achiever of the Year Award...

4 Sep 2015 14:31

Google makes $10,000 available for NPOs in South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

Google South Africa has launched Google for Nonprofits in South Africa, Kenya and Botswana...

3 Sep 2015 08:49

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