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Episode 138: Isilumko Activate and Agency Focus with 20Across looking at Influencer marketing.

Date: 2 Jul 2015
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Social Media Awards 2015 call for nominations

Social media enthusiasts now have a chance to nominate individuals and corporate organisations for this year's Olx Social Media Awards (Olx SOMA) following the recent launch of the call for nominations...

7 Jul 2015 11:34

We won't return to analogue TV, says UCC

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) said it will not return to "analogue broadcasting" signal as court directed on Thursday...

By Frederic Musisi 7 Jul 2015 11:01

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

After SA, Facebook now eyes the Kenyan market

After announcing on Monday that Facebook had opened its office in Johannesburg, South Africa, Facebook now eyes the East African market with a major focus on Kenya...

By Lilian Mutegi 3 Jul 2015 13:59

How social media has evolved in Uganda

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube and WhatsApp are some of the popular social media sites that are being used in Uganda...

By Rachel Kanyoro 3 Jul 2015 13:46

Zuku Bongo Movie awards nominees announced

Zuku Bongo Movie awards represents the regions best in Directing, Cinematography, Editing, Producing and Acting. The nominations were announced at the Mini ZIFF event on Friday, 12 June in Dar es Salaam and Bagamoyo...

1 Jul 2015 10:39

Egypt plans smart village in Uganda

Egypt plans to build a smart village in Uganda, which will attract a number of investments, from IT to hospitality...

By Zurah Nakabugo 29 Jun 2015 08:43

Kenya meets global digital migration deadline

Kenya joined the community of nations that have successfully migrated from analogue to digital television broadcasting, whose deadline was 17 June 2015...

26 Jun 2015 07:55

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

ZIFF 2015 launches European African Film Festival Award

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) will feature an inaugural European African Film Festivals Award, a special prize dedicated to East African filmmakers...

19 Jun 2015 11:19

Sudan security agents seize print runs of two newspapers

KHARTOUM: Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service seized the Thursday editions of two newspapers, their editors said, a week after allowing them to resume publishing following a temporary ban...

19 Jun 2015 08:38

New app to connect Kenyan farmers with climate-smart seeds

A new app launched in Kenya on Wednesday could help millions of farmers adapt to climate change by offering information on...

By Chris Arsenault 17 Jun 2015 08:40

Tanzania: E-commerce boosts entrepreneurship

More entrepreneurs are being aroused through online retail platforms, stakeholders say...

12 Jun 2015 13:24

PAMRO conference to tap into African media research

The 16th annual Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) conference is set to take place this year in Tanzania from 23 - 26 August at the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel, Dar es Salaam...

3 Jul 2015 12:42

BBC Pop Up heads to Kenya in July

Ahead of President Obama's visit to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, taking place on 25 & 26 July, BBC's travelling news bureau BBC Pop Up will be heading to Kenya...

30 Jun 2015 12:25

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

Uganda's 'Uber for motorcycle taxis' shows it pays to be safe

KAMPALA: When Silver Tumwesigye, a sharply-dressed Ugandan motorbike taxi driver known by his nickname 'Silverstone,' had an accident six years ago it was a double blow...

25 Jun 2015 16:09

Sudanese newspaper El Akhbar ceases publication

KHARTOUM: The management of El Akhbar newspaper has announced that it will cease publication indefinitely from Sunday onwards, over what it called "a financial crisis"...

24 Jun 2015 10:40

Kenya leads EAC in mobile money accounts

Kenya leads the EAC in mobile money accounts with 58 per cent of adults having an account, World Bank report has revealed...

By Ronald Ndungi 15 Jun 2015 14:04

Two newspaper print-runs seized in Sudan's capital

KHARTOUM: The print-run of Al Ayam newspaper in Khartoum was confiscated on Saturday. Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services also seized copies of Al Youm Al Tali newspaper on Friday...

15 Jun 2015 13:47

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