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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba - Part 1

Date: 11 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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

Kenyan startup selected for TechStars accelerator programme

US accelerator TechStars believes Kenya's Bamba Group could be the next AirBnB or Dropbox within the next five years. The experts will put Bamba through intensive training in Austin...

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...

#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...

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'...

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

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...

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...

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

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

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

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...

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

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...

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