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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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South Africa falls further in Economic Freedom rankings

The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...

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

Facebook's Internet.org free basic services are bringing African people online

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

The celeb PR way with CSA

CSA (formerly Celebrity Services Africa) communications director, Davin Phillips lets us in on the power of the Instagrammer and what PR and communications is actually all about...

By Leigh Andrews

Movicel and Facebook launch free internet service

LUANDA: Last Monday the country gained a free Internet service launched in Luanda by the mobile phone company Movicel, in partnership with the Facebook social media network...

African markets emerge on global retail development index

The 2015 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), published by AT Kearney, places three sub-Saharan countries in the top 30 - Botswana #18, Nigeria #23 and Angola #30...

Angola journalist Rafael Marques convicted of defamation

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the suspended six-month prison sentence given to Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais over his book outlining human rights abuses connected with the country's diamond mining industry...

By Elena Pramesberger

Angola: 9th edition of National Journalism Award launched

LUANDA: Ministry of Mass Media (MCS) Wednesday in Luanda launched the 9th edition of the National Journalism Prize to encourage and distinguish the creativity and journalistic research...

The mobile revolution in Africa

The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

[BizTrends 2016] Social activism and trench marketing FTW

While TBWA is focused on disruption to grow our client business in Africa, the following trends are bound to be top of mind in the year ahead...

By TBWA Africa

Angolan president wants stricter social media laws

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos called on Friday for stricter regulation of social media, at a time when the government is cracking down on political dissident and activism...

Q&A with TBWA\ANGOLA's Miguel Reis

Miguel Reis, Creative Director for advertising agency TBWA\ANGOLA, shares his views on advertising in Africa, the importance of advertising festivals, and why he loathes industry trends...

By Lauren Hartzenberg

Territory Ministry launches institutional magazine

The Ministry of Territory Administration last Wednesday, in Luanda, launched an institutional magazine on local governance dubbed "Nossa terra" (Our Land)...

Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

Top Employers Institute awards first Global Certifications

The introduction of a Top Employers Global Certification programme is a logical next step in view of the global trend in harmonisation of employee conditions...

Issued by Top Employers Institute

Journalist Francisco Mendes awarded 2014 Maboque Prize

LUANDA: The Angolan journalist Francisco Mendes was awarded the 2014 Maboque Journalism Award on Saturday in Luanda...

SADC Media Awards entries now open

Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open...

Luanda govt hails media work during festive season

The provincial government of Luanda (GPL) praised the efforts of the National Police and the media organs in raising the citizens' awareness on good behaviour during the festive season...

Angola's Picarra... pricking politicians' pomposity

NEWSWATCH: He's been likened to Angola's Zapiro... satirist Sérgio Piçarra continues to expose the faults in this African state, reports Mail & Guardian...

E-Kwanza mobile payment service launched in Angola

Angolan Investment Bank (BAI) has launched e-Kwanza a mobile money service that allows users to make transfers and payments for goods and services across the country...

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