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

Date: 4 Sep 2015
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Highlights from the Pamro Conference 2015
Highlights from the Pamro Conference 2015

Joe Otin, CEO of The Collective, an interactive ad agency in Kenya, was elected President of the Pan African Media Research Organisation (Pamro) and Jennifer Daniel won the 2015 Piet Smit Achiever of the Year Award...

4 Sep 2015 14:31

African Marketer's Conference to take place in November
African Marketer's Conference to take place in November

The Marketers Association of Zimbabwe (MAZ) and the Institute of Marketing Management South Africa (IMM) will jointly hold a marketing conference at the Indaba Hotel, Sandton from 4-6 November 2015...

4 Sep 2015 10:21



MasterCard's Start Path Global opens to South African entrepreneurs
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MasterCard's Start Path Global is a one-of-a kind six-month partnership programme for startups and entrepreneurs that are developing the next generation of breakthrough commerce solutions...

4 Sep 2015 09:21

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 147: Jason Xenopolous and Christian Horsfall from NATIVE VML
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 147: Jason Xenopolous and Christian Horsfall from NATIVE VML

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Christian Horsfall and Jason Xenopolous from NATIVE VML...

4 Sep 2015 08:44

Q&A with TBWA\ANGOLA's Miguel Reis
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 3 Sep 2015 15:13

Africa's first linear online TV station launches in Namibia
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

CEOs named for four Orange subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East
CEOs named for four Orange subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East

In agreement with its local partners, Orange has appointed CEOs for four of its subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East...

3 Sep 2015 14:05

These are Africa's 10 most successful brands on social media
These are Africa's 10 most successful brands on social media

Africa is an increasingly social continent. In 2014, announced that it had more than 100-million African users, accounting for more than half the continent's internet users.

By Stuart Thomas 3 Sep 2015 14:00

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

Editor of Zim state-owned newspaper fired - reports
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

Mobile phones offer free books to five million Africans
Mobile phones offer free books to five million Africans

A partnership between Worldreader and Opera Software has provided five million readers in Africa access to 25,000 free digital book titles, via their mobile phones...

2 Sep 2015 09:49

Deadline extended for ONE Africa Award
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The deadline for applying for the 2015 ONE Africa Award has been extended until midnight Monday, September 7, 2015...

2 Sep 2015 09:24

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 147: Creative Director at NATIVE VML on ideas vs execution

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 3 September 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Christian Horsfall...

2 Sep 2015 08:05

Google introduces its new logo
Google introduces its new logo

NEWSWATCH: You may have noticed Google looks a tad different today. The search engine giant is introducing a new logo that will eventually spread across all its products...

2 Sep 2015 07:47

Attracting African talent back to the continent
Attracting African talent back to the continent

At the New York Forum Africa in Libreville, Gabon, industrialist Ivor Ichikowitz called for increased innovation to attract African talent back to the continent...

1 Sep 2015 09:41

New programme for journalists
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Highway Africa, Rhodes University COGTA, SALGA and SA Cities Network have formed a partnership to run a dedicated programme for journalists that focuses on local government issues...

1 Sep 2015 09:37

President Bongo launches Gabon FlyAfrica.com
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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

New job titles, old job descriptions
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Something good happened at the Loeries this year, the introduction of the Service Design category in a 'creatives' event nogal! This is a great development as it reflects the industry that takes itself seriously...

By Musa Msane 31 Aug 2015 08:38

Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists
Egyptian court sentences Al Jazeera journalists

An Egyptian court has handed down a three-year prison sentence at the retrial of three Al Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

31 Aug 2015 07:54

Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home
Angel Jones on why SA expats are flocking back home

Leaving the land of your birth, to settle in another country, is never an easy process. Logistically, financially, culturally, and above all, emotionally, it's a change that sparks upheaval as well as opportunity...

28 Aug 2015 12:46

Africa's invisible sector: Caught up in complexity
Africa's invisible sector: Caught up in complexity

Having faced nasty bill shocks at month end, or struggled to get out of onerous mobile contracts, many consumers have long since made the switch to prepaid SIM cards...

By Hein Koen 28 Aug 2015 11:23

UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage
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UNDP has launched a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change...

28 Aug 2015 09:44

Influencer marketing platform set to expand in Africa
Influencer marketing platform set to expand in Africa

Influencer marketing platform, Webfluential, announced that it is investing in its growth in Africa by introducing an agency partner programme and Cape Town based office...

28 Aug 2015 09:30

ADvTECH Resourcing acquires 51% of CA Global Group
ADvTECH Resourcing acquires 51% of CA Global Group

ADvTECH Resourcing has acquired a majority stake in CA Global Group, including CA Global Headhunters and Mauritius-based Africa HR Solutions...

27 Aug 2015 14:53

Top apps to help your business
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There is a mobile application for everything nowadays, from monitoring the amount of steps you take and perfecting your photos to tracking loadshedding and getting the latest news...

By Roane Swindon 27 Aug 2015 13:09

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 146: Global insights from Effective Measure CEO

On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Graham Plant, CEO of Effective Measure...

27 Aug 2015 11:40

African potential turning into real opportunities
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The Africa Competitiveness Report 2015 highlights the continent's solid average growth rate of more than 5 percent over the past 15 years, indicating "impressive economic potential"...

27 Aug 2015 10:58

GIL Africa2015: Connectivity, convergence and collaboration
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Download a one-hour HD movie in just six minutes? Connected home and work environment, as well as machine to machine communications? Yes, all in Africa in the next five years, says GIL Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Aug 2015 08:00

Nigeria to host RemitAfrica2015
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MobileMoneyAfrica will host the RemitAfrica conference in Nigeria, Africa's largest remittance nation, from 4-5 November 2015...

26 Aug 2015 12:28

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