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Episode 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution.

Date: 4 Sep 2015
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Editor of Zim state-owned newspaper fired - reports

HARARE: Zimbabwe's state-controlled media group, Zimpapers, has reportedly fired the editor of the weekly Sunday Mail newspaper, Edmund Kudzayi...

2 Sep 2015 13:01

Malawian journalists dominate 2015 SADC Media Awards

Journalists from Malawi dominated the 2015 SADC Media Awards that were presented Monday at the opening of the 35th SADC Summit heads of state meeting.

By Chikondi Chimala 19 Aug 2015 08:56



Getting a feel for the luxury market in Africa

Prestige marketing isn't just about classy shots of high-end products - you still have to follow the tried and trusted marketing methods that make people relate to your brand, especially on the continent...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Jul 2015 14:00

Mobile transactions surpass U.S.$2bn

The value of transactions processed through mobile platforms surpassed $2 billion during the first five months of the year, highlighting the increasing number of people turning to mobile devices to transact.

By Martin Kadzere 24 Jul 2015 09:22

New deadline for TV digitalisation

Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have agreed on a deadline to switch off the analogue television transmissions to digital platforms...

By Phillimon Mhlanga 17 Jul 2015 10:44

Zarnet eyes Telecel takeover

Government-owned telecommunications firm Zarnet is negotiating with Telecel Zimbabwe shareholders for a possible takeover of the mobile phone company, Parliament heard.

17 Jul 2015 10:29

Google makes $10,000 available for NPOs in South Africa, Botswana & Kenya

Google South Africa has launched Google for Nonprofits in South Africa, Kenya and Botswana...

3 Sep 2015 08:49

Alliance Media once again awarded the contract at SSKIA Airport

Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (SSKIA) in Gaborone re-opens on 18 September and once again Alliance Media has been awarded the exclusive indoor and outdoor media contract...

Issued by Alliance Media 3 Sep 2015 11:50

Africa's first linear online TV station launches in Namibia

Africa's first linear online TV station has quietly taken off at the coast in Walvis Bay and is promising to be a force to be reckoned with in the TV and film industry.

3 Sep 2015 14:28

President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com

The President of Gabonese Republic, H.E Ali Bongo Ondimba launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com, 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

Shoprite to open store in Tete, Mozambique

Africa's largest food retailer, Shoprite, is opening a new store in the Town of Tete, Mozambique later this year. Property development company, Terrace Africa, confirmed Shoprite as their anchor tenant and indicated that the new shopping centre will also feature many other well-known retailers...

20 Aug 2015 14:06

Botswana: Digital migration taken to people

THAMAGA: The Department of Broadcasting Services has embarked on an awareness journey to inform the public about digital migration...

By Sesha Molebatsi 6 Aug 2015 15:37

Zimpapers makes senior appointments

Zimpapers has announced four senior appointments to fill vacant positions at its head office and the newspaper and radio divisions...

4 Aug 2015 14:36

Cecil, king of the news

Cecil the lion was king of the news both locally, internationally and on social networks in the past week, media monitoring company ROi Africa said on Sunday.

By Thomas Hartleb 3 Aug 2015 11:14

Malawi artists to benefit from Facebook video platform

No one ever imagined that the battle between two multinational technology giants could directly benefit the music industry in Malawi by providing it with the platform to penetrate the global industry...

By Mike J. Kangwele 3 Aug 2015 09:28

Gaby's Earth Foods nuts about health!

TLC Marketing Worldwide-Africa sat with Adriano Salgado, the new director of family-run business, Gaby's Earth Foods, to find out how he is adjusting to the role and what he has planned for the company going forward...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 30 Jul 2015 13:48

New trade networking opportunities at Decorex Joburg 2015

Extensive new opportunities for both exhibitors and trade visitors to Decorex Joburg to widen their business network have been announced by the organisers of Africa's largest décor, design and lifestyle exhibition...

Issued by Thebe Reed Exhibitions 27 Jul 2015 11:03

US firm takes over Nettcash

A United States based mobile payments firm, Mozido, said yesterday it has acquired a majority stake in Zimbabwean firm NettCash, which also runs similar operations, as part of its expansion programme.

23 Jul 2015 15:04

Authors urge US antitrust probe of Amazon

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Authors and booksellers are urging US antitrust officials to investigate whether online retail titan Amazon is abusing its considerable power to the detriment of readers, following a similar move in Europe...

15 Jul 2015 09:55

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