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Biz Takeouts is back with BizTrends 2016 - Louise Marsland

Date: 4 Feb 2016
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Hello Africa! Tell me how you're doin'!

Many multinational brands approach Africa with a near-desperate bright-eyed eagerness, trying to get to grips with her intricate market dynamics...

By Marthinus Van Loggerenberg 18 Jan 2016 14:00

Uganda's M-PESA services to boost economic growth

NEWSWATCH: A partnership between Safaricom and Uganda's leading operator MTN means M-PESA users can now send money to the country...

30 Dec 2015 05:40

Data safari: Mapping emerging Africa's analytics

IQturf Consulting Services, an analytics-driven solution provider, is rolling out a new data solution for Africa's 'emerging set': Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria...

28 Dec 2015 13:01

Deloitte releases African Powers of Retailing report

The top 25 African retailers have a presence in 21 countries on a continent where strong economic progress over the past decade is reflected by the fact that 10 of these leading retailers now come from countries outside the traditionally dominant South African market...

4 Nov 2015 08:38

How the Loeries will showcase regional work going forward

Creative Circle chairman Justin Gomes has issued a quick update post-Loeries 2015, explaining that future Loeries' juries will aim to recognise the truly regional work that's not necessarily also acknowledged at international award shows...

2 Nov 2015 08:55

Digital technology boosting Kenya's socio-economic fortunes

Squad Digital, Kenya's leading digital advertising agency, is using this digital technology to rally citizens to be patriotic and peaceful in a bid to create cohesiveness...

30 Oct 2015 09:31

SME finance low in Kenya due to lack of market data

Kenya still lacks rigorous analysis on the size and evolution of the small and medium enterprise finance market, which has resulted in a lack of appropriate financial services for SMEs...

By Ngugi Mungai 28 Oct 2015 12:36

Consumers want enhanced digital branding

Businesses have to improve their branding technique because empowered consumers want more flexibility, freedom, and convenience in when and how they consume their preferred content...

By Ngugi Mungai 26 Oct 2015 09:30

Cartoon Network launches new website, searches for new African talent

In order to continue their search for the next generation of talent, Cartoon Network has announced a brand-new initiative - Cartoon Network Imagination Studios...

18 Jan 2016 10:33

#KenyaLive - broadcasting for wildlife lovers

Kenya's stunning wildlife is set to be showcased with two world firsts in a series of live web broadcasts using new state-of-the-art technology...

11 Jan 2016 11:50

South Sudan in top five 'most deadliest places for journalists'

With 110 journalists killed in connection with their work or for still unclear reasons in 2015, Reporters Without Borders puts South Sudan on the list of the top five 'most deadliest places for journalists to work'...

30 Dec 2015 05:11

Five African tech hubs you didn't know about

2015 has seen the rise of vibrant tech hubs in places even we didn't expect them. The growth of the pan-African innovation ecosystem...

By Gabriella Mulligan 22 Dec 2015 10:50

Orange announces winners of 2015 AMEA Developers Challenge

Orange presented the "2015 Orange AMEA Developers Challenge" prize to FarmConnecta yesterday evening during the Cairo ICT event...

18 Dec 2015 07:33

Facebook brings Internet.org Innovation Challenge to Africa

Facebook is launching the Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa, with the aim of recognising developers and entrepreneurs who are using the internet...

11 Dec 2015 10:31

African startups named among 100 most inspiring uses of tech

Eight African startups and organisations have been named among the 2015 Nominet Trust 100 (NT100), a global celebration of the most inspiring uses...

By Tom Jackson 10 Dec 2015 12:10

Safaricom in Kenya ties in MTN Rwanda

Safaricom has partnered with MTN Rwanda to offer mobile money transaction for M-PESA customers in Kenya and Rwanda...

By Shadrack Kavilu 30 Nov 2015 14:13

Join Millward Brown as they dig into regional findings and learn how you can optimise video creative across screens

Millward Brown's annual AdReaction study explores how, where and why multiscreen users in 42 countries are viewing video, and what marketers need to know to create video that is effective across screens...

Issued by Millward Brown 6 Nov 2015 10:39

Chinese online shopping platform launched in Kenya

Chinese e-commerce group Chinabuy has launched its online shopping services in Kenya, offering online shoppers access to different items for direct purchase from Chinese manufacturers and online sites...

2 Nov 2015 08:49

Web portal for easy access to services launched

KAMPALA: The National Information Technology Authority (NITA-U) has launched a one-stop online centre for Ugandans and other individuals to access government services...

By Stephen Otage 2 Nov 2015 08:28

Verve cardholders to enjoy improved services in East Africa

Verve International, one of the leading African payment card brands, has announced its official entry into the Kenya market at a launch in Nairobi...

30 Oct 2015 09:19

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