The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
In a tiny sweltering tin-roofed shack inside one of Mogadishu's bullet-riddled neighbourhoods, two brothers, Ali Hassan and Mustafa Yare, sit hunched over one of eight humming desktop computers. Together they show Nasteexo Cadey, a young veiled student at Mogadishu University, how to set up her Facebook account, browse YouTube videos and check her e-mail.
By Jonathan Kalan 28 Jun 2013 10:21
Airtel Ghana has been recognised with two awards for its Customer Care and Mobile Broadband Services respectively. The awards, Best Customer Care and Best Mobile Broadband Service of the Year were handed to Airtel at the 3rd Ghana Telecoms Awards 2013 organised by Mobile World magazine at a ceremony in Accra, Ghana.
3 Jun 2013 12:20
MTN is going live with its bouquet of distinct cloud services this April, following a trial period in six of its major markets across Africa.
9 Apr 2013 10:23
According to a report on Modern Ghana, the National Communication Authority (NCA) "is now going to charge an annual rent on new blocks of phone numbers it would issue to operators".
26 Nov 2013 14:33
MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, in partnership with KPMG has embarked on a major study of mobile businesses in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa.
14 Oct 2013 09:05
Modern Ghana reports that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 will be launching in Ghana tomorrow, 4 October 2013.
3 Oct 2013 09:22
Key leadership appointments and changes have been made to strengthen the MTN Group as well as its key operations in Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa.
25 Jul 2013 14:09
A successful pilot of Pinpoint, a media consumption and audience tracking tool for the African continent, has recently been conducted in Ghana, with plans to move into Nigeria, Tanzania, Angola and Uganda.
18 Jul 2013 16:03
"Africa's current environment is ripe for gaming to take off," says Michael Szymanski, the director of Business Development for the Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST), an incubator that manages the MEST seed fund in Accra.
By Michelle Atagana 24 May 2013 11:32
British phone manufacturer, Siendon, is expanding its distribution network throughout Ghana. The company is engaging wholesalers and sub-dealers across both continents to distribute its leading range of quality smartphones, feature phones and tablets.
9 May 2013 11:49
Bharti Airtel, the global telecommunications services provider with operations in countries across Asia and Africa has introduced the ONE AIRTEL service which will further ease the burden of roaming costs whilst travelling.
6 May 2013 10:10
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