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Episode 185: Online retail with the CTO of Emerce Commerce.

Date: 18 Aug 2016
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Addis Ababa to host 10th African Development Forum

Preparations are underway for the 10th African Development Forum to be convened by the Economic Commission for Africa, the African Union and the African Development Bank...

21 hours ago

African film content classification and online child protection

Kenyan Film Classification Board conducts reciprocal visit to South Africa...

18 hours ago

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

Japan contributes US$5 million for emergency food aid in Southern Africa

Japan contributes US$5 million for the World Food Programme to provide food assistance to more than 300,000 drought-affected people in the four countries worst affected by El Nino...

1 day ago

Petersburg design studio develops transparent city bus for FIFA World Cup

A St Petersburg design studio, Petersburg Studio Oneione, has designed a transparent plastic bus that will offer visitors unparalleled viewing of the city during the FIFA World Cup in 2018...

19 Aug 2016

African Union declares Lagos as the official host city of AFRIMA 2016

The African Union Commission has announced Lagos State as the official Host City of the third edition of the All Africa Music Awards...

19 Aug 2016

The impact on Africa after Brexit

African economies may be severely affected by Britain's exit, according to analyst Amelia Tan, writing for the UN's Africa Renewal...

By Amelia Tan 17 Aug 2016

Applications for 2017/2018 Chevening scholarships open

Chevening scholarships are awarded to exceptional individuals who wish to study for Master's degree at any British university starting from September 2017...

17 Aug 2016

Zimbabwe threatens social media activists, after protests

Zimbabwe has threatened to crack down on social media activists pressing to oust President Robert Mugabe's government, warning of the turmoil that followed the Arab Spring...

17 Aug 2016

Why KPMG doubts that SA has overtaken Nigeria again

KPMG disagrees with reports that SA has overtaken Nigeria as Africa's largest economy in dollar terms, saying the calculations behind this assertion are methodologically incorrect...

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 16 Aug 2016

Measures towards zero hunger in Africa

Slow Food's Carlo Petrini, FAO special ambassador 'Zero Hunger for Europe' visits Kenya to build networks in Africa towards hunger eradication...

16 Aug 2016

Africa is ripe for disruption

The Africa rising narrative is not wholly dead, says Graham Cruikshanks, TBWA\ Africa's Director of Africa Operations...

By Graham Cruikshanks 15 Aug 2016

Three tips to help your brand avoid getting eaten for breakfast on Twitter

Making your brand an interesting voice to listen to on social media is a mixture of intuition and trial and error. The Telkom social media accounts lack of both of these was exposed...

By Skhumbuzo Tuswa 11 Aug 2016

Zimbabwe government controls over social media criticised

The government of Zimbabwe's Computer Crime and Cyber Crime Bill would severely limit citizens' access to information...

11 Aug 2016

WorldRemit calls for urgent restoration of money transfers to Nigeria

Hundreds of global remittance companies forced to cease transfers while Western Union, MoneyGram and Ria continue...

10 Aug 2016

'Share the Meal' app fundraises for scholars affected by drought

WFP's Share the Meal app fundraises for school children affected by El Niño drought in Malawi...

5 Aug 2016

Vodacom to expand video service in Africa

Vodacom plans to expand its video-on-demand (VOD) service, Video Play, to the African continent...

2 Aug 2016

M-Pesa pioneer for Digital Impact Awards Africa

M-Pesa pioneer; Dr Nick Hughes will deliver the keynote speech at the third Digital Impact Awards Africa, in Kampala, Uganda on 17 August 2016...

2 Aug 2016

African Movie channel series arrives on Azam TV

International Pay TV broadcaster, African Movie Channel, has launched its second channel, AMC Series, on Azam Pay TV's television platform...

4 Aug 2016

Lanre Adisa: Regional Jury Head of the Film, OOH, Radio and Print award categories

Noah's Ark Communications (Nigeria) MD/COO Lanre Adisa has been appointed as the Regional Jury Head for the Film, OOH, Radio and Print categories at the Maxim Festival, taking place in Ghana on 23-25 November...

Issued by Maxim Festival 2 Aug 2016

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