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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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MRA releases Anchor Magazine
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By Joseph Mtingwi 16 Apr 2015 15:25

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NAIROBI: UNEP challenges bloggers to envision a world where seven billion people make a change towards responsible consumption...

16 Apr 2015 14:49

Zim launches own social media network
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16 Apr 2015 14:39

PUL announces 2015 awards application
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The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) is calling for entries for its annual awards program, intended to honour the work of journalists and media institutions...

16 Apr 2015 11:39

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 127: Agency focus with TLC Marketing Worldwide
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On the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Derek Miller from TLC Marketing Worldwide...

16 Apr 2015 10:16

Building superbrands in Africa - an African brand perspective
Building superbrands in Africa - an African brand perspective

Having spent the better part of 12 years traversing the continent as an ad and brand man, I have had the pleasure of seeing the quality and breadth of brands available to consumers in Africa increase...

By Nicholas Kuhne 16 Apr 2015 09:31

African Utility Week offers 60 free, CPD-accredited technical workshops
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Through the auspices of various associations, delegates attending African Utility Week and Clean Power Africa in Cape Town, 12-14 May 2015, can attend 60 free, CPD-accredited technical workshops...

16 Apr 2015 08:54

Namibia: New film law causes ructions
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There is a storm brewing in the local film industry over the provisions of a new law that filmmakers fear would curtail their freedom of expression...

By Jade Mcclune 15 Apr 2015 12:38

ICT publication launched in Zimbabwe
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HARARE: A new online technology publication, ItNews Zimbabwe, has been launched to provide coverage of the rapidly growing sector in the country...

By Marcus Mushonga 15 Apr 2015 11:42

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 127: Agency focus with TLC Marketing Worldwide
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 127: Agency focus with TLC Marketing Worldwide

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 16 April 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Derek Miller and Yossi Hasson...

15 Apr 2015 09:38

IABC EMENA conference tackles leadership communication
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By Daniel Munslow 15 Apr 2015 09:08

African tourism opportunities become more tangible
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The Rezidor Hotel Group's Global Director of Sales and Marketing tells us about destination marketing, the first five-star hotel in Sierra Leone, and the challenges of marketing to/in Africa compared to the rest of the world...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Apr 2015 08:00

Five ways to keep your mobile devices secure
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It seems like every time you turn on the news lately, there are more stories of companies having their data stolen or corporate networks being hacked into...

By Aaron Thornton 14 Apr 2015 15:52

First speakers announced for MobileMoneyExpo 2015
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The 5th MobileMoneyExpo, taking place from 6-7 May 2015 at the Lagos Oriental Hotel in Nigeria, have announced the first set of speakers...

14 Apr 2015 12:03

Fayemi to chair National Marketing Summit in Lagos
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Former Governor of Ekiti State, John Kayode Fayemi will be the Chairman of the 2015 National Stakeholders Marketing Summit holding in Lagos next month...

14 Apr 2015 11:52

Four reasons to invest in DRC's digital economy
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Although the government of the DRC has included provisions for digital infrastructure development as part of their 2012-16 plans, the private sector is where the developmental race is really happening...

14 Apr 2015 11:25

Somali media network raided after broadcasting Al-Shabaab spokesperson's voice on radio
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At around 17:40 on Friday, 3 April 2015, soldiers raided the premises of Shabelle and shut down Radio Shabelle and SkyFM...

14 Apr 2015 10:15

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 126: The PRISM Awards and more...
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In the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Andy Gilder, Bridget von Holdt and Darlene Menzies...

14 Apr 2015 09:27

[BizCareers] Should you ask for help?
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In this week's column we look at how to ask for help when thrown in the deep-end...

By Juliette Attwell 13 Apr 2015 16:13

Channel deal signed between IROKOtv and StarTimes
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IROKOtv and StarTimes will be signing an exclusive deal for two brand new linear TV channels, IROKO Play and IROKO Plus, on the leading African pay TV platform...

13 Apr 2015 11:19

GMAC to conduct Africa Google Hangout on 15 April
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Africa is home to several of the fastest growing economies in the world, and yet that growth is hindered by the Continent's widespread shortage of skilled workers, especially managers...

13 Apr 2015 11:08

[TrendTalk] Branding for good
[TrendTalk] Branding for good

There is no doubt the tide has turned in marketing, with products and campaigns from big brands working hard at providing solutions to societal problems...

By Louise Marsland 13 Apr 2015 09:46

Nigerians kick against increase in DStv's subscription fees
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Nigerians have described the recent increase by Multi-Choice, owners of DStv of its subscription fees as uncalled for and demanded its immediate reversal...

By Igho Oyoyo 13 Apr 2015 09:01

AFP launches Africa Weekly, a broadcast-ready programme for television and digital platforms
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PARIS, FRANCE: Drawing from its broad network across Africa, AFP is launching a 10-minute programme highlighting Africa's diversity...

13 Apr 2015 08:52

Mobile Money & Digital Payments Africa back in Johannesburg in May
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13 Apr 2015 08:38

Egypt sentences three journalists to life in prison
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A court in Cairo sentenced three Egyptian journalists to life in prison, according to news reports. The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the convictions and sentences...

13 Apr 2015 08:10

Go mobile or go home
Go mobile or go home

Google, via the Webmaster Central blog, announced that it will be prioritising mobile-friendly websites. This is likely to have as much of an impact on organic search results as any of the major algorithm updates...

By Christopher Smith 10 Apr 2015 11:36

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