Kenya's leading mobile network operator Safaricom owes its clients KSh3.2 billion (US$37 million) in unclaimed Bonga points, after only 80% of its reward scheme points were redeemed in the form of airtime, data bundles, merchandise and SMSs.
UN Women and Mara Foundation on 29 January, announced a partnership to enable, empower and inspire women entrepreneurs globally.
Kenya's NIC Bank has announced the launch of NOW mobile banking, a platform that facilitates efficient, on-the-go financial services including online cheque deposits.
To introduce their free-to-air satellite TV platform, OpenView HD, to market, Platco Digital teamed up with Zinto to drive a series of interactive activations to educate consumers about the product offering.
MTN Uganda customers can now enjoy a free minute every day between 6am and 9am to call their loved ones on MTN through the mobile operator's 'Good Morning Uganda' promotion.
As Samsung's partner in their regional expansion plans, 34 developed Samsung Switch On - a consumer-facing communication platform for Samsung to launch new apps into the pan-African market, by asking consumers to tell them what they wanted most to switch on in their lives.
Aegis Media were asked to do a campaign for Baileys, a Diageo brand, in both Nigeria and Kenya, and 72 hours later had a creative concept and execution plan that fully answered and met the client's brief and saw three of their network brands - Posterscope, Isobar and Carat working as one integrated unit.
No, the concepts of "tribalism", "gamification" and "engagement" aren't a promo for the latest computer game, but are in fact the trends that will characterise the way companies and consumers interact in 2013. The branding industry is constantly developing and. while the following trends are evolutions rather than dynamic, short-term changes, we believe there are 10 areas that will define the brandscape over the next year.
East African Breweries Limited (EABL) on Monday, 28 January 2013, held a draw in which a local pub won Ksh5m in the Timaam Local bar promotion. A proud Boniface Munywoki of Black Havana Pub in Huruma, Eastlands, Nairobi county could not hide his delight on receiving a call to declare him the winner.
MTN Uganda has launched a promotion called 'Y'ello Christmas', to give back to its customers during the festive season.
MTN Uganda has relaunched its MTN Zone with discounts of up to 99% and a minimum guaranteed discount of 5% on MTN calls.