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Episode 151: Twitter advertising and Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town

Date: 1 Oct 2015
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Facebook's free basic services are bringing African people online

Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services...

28 Jul 2015 11:18

Africa shows its beauty with #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou

Africans are taking to Twitter to show the world #TheAfricaTheMediaNeverShowsYou, a hashtag that's trending and bringing the continent together to celebrate the beauty of Africa...

8 Jul 2015 14:52

MTN Rwanda appoints new Chief Executive

MTN Rwanda has appointed Gunter Engling the new chief executive officer (CEO). Engling replaces Ebenezer Asante who moves to MTN Ghana as CEO, a statement from the firm indicates.

By Ben Gasore 26 Jun 2015 07:38

Zambia: Mahtani's lawyer says online journalists are "evil"

Online media discourse stole the show at the Media Institute of Southern Africa and Law Association of Zambia public discussion with Lusaka lawyer Marshal Muchende saying online journalists ride on anonymity...

By Peter Adamu 22 Jun 2015 09:30

Zambia: Digital migration to bring broadcast competition

Zambia's transition from analogue to digital will breed a healthy competition in the broadcasting sector, Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, Chishimba Kambwili has said...

By Rebecca Mushota 18 Jun 2015 10:36

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

Zambia: State seals digital migration deal

Government has signed a US$273 million contract with Star Software Technology Company Limited to undertake phases two and three of Zambia's Digital Migration Project...

By Delphine Zulu 21 Sep 2015 12:12

More Rwandans go digital as rate of poverty drops

The number of Rwandans owning a mobile phone has increased from 6.2 per cent of the country's total population in 2000 to 63.6 per cent in 2014 as poverty dropped to 39 per cent, the fourth Integrated Household Living Survey...

By Kenneth Agutamba 16 Sep 2015 09:58

President Bongo launches Gabon

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon, a Pan-African low-cost airline...

31 Aug 2015 09:53

Record number of officials attending Innovation Africa 2015

Education and ICT Ministers from a record-breaking 30 countries in Africa will be in attendance at this year's Innovation Africa Summit, taking place in Kampala, Uganda, from 30 September to 2 October...

Issued by African Brains 21 Aug 2015 10:32

Samsung volunteers build houses and conduct IT training in Zambian village

Thirty-three Samsung Electronic staff volunteers have built houses and conducted IT training in the village of Kabwe, Zambia. They built two houses, donated 31 NotePCs, launched a Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS) and conducted IT training for teachers and students.

7 Aug 2015 14:31

Zambian editor, journalist released on bail

LUSAKA: A Zambian newspaper editor and a journalist arrested after publishing information related to corruption were released Friday on bail.

17 Jul 2015 15:26

Zambia arrests editor, journalist over anti-corruption letter

LUSAKA: Zambian police on Thursday arrested the editor of a major newspaper and one of its journalists, police spokesperson Charity Chanda said.

16 Jul 2015 15:56

Mediatech Africa: next gen features and new tech

The largest media and entertainment technology trade show for southern Africa, Mediatech Africa, is taking place this week from...

14 Jul 2015 08:13

Outstanding TV, radio journalists awarded

According to Emmanuel Mugisha, the head of the organising team of RBEA, the awards are recognition of outstanding journalists in electronic media.

By Julius Bizimungu 14 Jul 2015 13:35

Make your brand highly visible with custom printed sports events branding solutions

With the various field sports on the go at the moment, it's the perfect time to highlight some highly visible and brandable sports equipment that will make your brand go that much further...

Issued by Right Stuff 10 Jul 2015 09:51

High school students showcase mobile apps

Students from various high schools over the weekend showcased mobile applications that they developed during an event dubbed 'Hack Out Loud' (HOL) organised by HeHe Labs...

By Theogene Nsengimana 23 Jun 2015 13:16

Tiso Blackstar renames, acquires Times Media Group and Kagiso Tiso Holdings share

The board of Tiso Blackstar Group SE (Tiso Blackstar) has announced the completed acquisition of Times Media Group Limited and 22.9% of Kagiso Tiso Holdings...

8 Jun 2015 09:34

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