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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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The fifth edition of "Tunisia Investment Forum" 2015 to be held in June
The fifth edition of "Tunisia Investment Forum" 2015 to be held in June

The fifth edition of "Tunisia Investment Forum (TIF 2015)": "Invest in TUNISIA, Join the Growing Success", will be held on 11 -12 June 2015 in Tunis - El Mouradi Hotel - Gammarth...

1 Apr 2015 11:18

How to create a killer logo
How to create a killer logo

A logo is often the first step towards developing your company's visual identity so you need to get it right... This is how you can do that...

1 Apr 2015 10:47

Zimbabwe: Sports weekly shuts down
Zimbabwe: Sports weekly shuts down

Gemazo Blitz, a weekly sports and lifestyle newspaper, has shut down after failing to survive in the competitive media industry...

By Nyemudzai Kakore 1 Apr 2015 10:23

Mapping Africa's mood: A Twitter sentiment analysis of the continent
Mapping Africa's mood: A Twitter sentiment analysis of the continent

Pessimism, frustration and suffering paint a gloomy image of Africa, depicting the mood of the continent's more than 1 billion population...

1 Apr 2015 10:14

One week mark for detained Al Jazeera journalists in Nigeria
One week mark for detained Al Jazeera journalists in Nigeria

Al Jazeera has once again urged the Nigerian authorities to release their detained journalists in Maiduguri. They have now been detained for a week without any explanation... (Video)

1 Apr 2015 06:38

MTN Uganda awards outstanding women, pledges to continue supporting women in Business (WiB)
MTN Uganda awards outstanding women, pledges to continue supporting women in Business (WiB)

MTN Uganda has been at the forefront of supporting Business communities in Uganda particularly through its MTN Business training programs for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and plans to keep doing so...

31 Mar 2015 13:00

Why global retail success means going very local
Why global retail success means going very local

It's now possible to build a personal connection with each shopper rather than compete for their wallets based purely on price. But, the real challenge is how to establish a personal connection with foreign audiences...

By Françoise Henderson 30 Mar 2015 11:28

CGMA to sponsor Africa Congress of Accountants 2015
CGMA to sponsor Africa Congress of Accountants 2015

The CGMA is a Gold sponsor of the Africa Congress of Accountants (ACOA) 2015, to be held at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre in Pailles Mauritius from 12-14 May 2015...

30 Mar 2015 09:37

Nigerian electoral commission website hacked
Nigerian electoral commission website hacked

ABUJA, NIGERIA: Nigeria's electoral commission admitted on Saturday that its website had been hacked, as the country's crucial presidential and parliamentary elections were hit by technical problems...

30 Mar 2015 09:23

Gojimo goes global, first UK, then US, now SA
Gojimo goes global, first UK, then US, now SA

George Burgess, titled one of Britain's six most exciting young entrepreneurs by Forbes and called "one to watch on London's tech startup scene" by the London Evening Standard, is launching a revolutionary education app in South Africa on 2 April...

30 Mar 2015 07:00

IFEX: Drop defamation charges against author of Blood Diamonds: Corruption and Torture in Angola
IFEX: Drop defamation charges against author of Blood Diamonds: Corruption and Torture in Angola

Reporters Without Borders has joined nine other NGOs in demanding the withdrawal of criminal defamation charges against Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais, who went on trial on 24 March...

30 Mar 2015 06:25

The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets
The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets

WASHINGTON DC, US: The B2B market is different in fundamental ways from the B2C sector. This article discusses the eight key criteria that distinguish B2B markets with implications that directly affect market research...

By Priority Metrics Group, via Ashlan Bonnell 28 Mar 2015 12:21

TCRA for developmental oriented radio content
TCRA for developmental oriented radio content

Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) Director General, Prof John Nkoma has stressed on the need for communication service providers to serve the public with content that will foster development...

By Nelly Mtema 27 Mar 2015 10:47

Algerian authorities step up harassment of print media
Algerian authorities step up harassment of print media

ALGIERS, ALGERIA: Last week saw another attempt by the president's office to intimidate the opposition media...

27 Mar 2015 10:21

Kenya: Omtatah wants digital migration reversed
Kenya: Omtatah wants digital migration reversed

Some 80% of Kenyan TV viewers have been denied information as a result of digital migration, activist Okiya Omtatah said yesterday...

By Peter Ng'etich 27 Mar 2015 09:43

Two Al-Jazeera journalists detained in NE Nigeria
Two Al-Jazeera journalists detained in NE Nigeria

Nigeria's military has detained two Al-Jazeera television journalists in the country's northeast, where troops have been battling Boko Haram militants.

27 Mar 2015 09:32

Zimbabwe: Reuters affiliated news agency raided
Zimbabwe: Reuters affiliated news agency raided

The Deputy Sheriff early Thursday swooped on a news agency The Source over a story that involves telecommunications giant, Econet Wireless...

27 Mar 2015 09:26

Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...
Kom Clarkson, ve vant you in sunny Russia...

NEWSWATCH: Sacked Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been invited to Russia to present a motoring show there, and Piers Morgan (who has also had a Clarkson klap) has some advice for the motor mouthpiece...

27 Mar 2015 07:31

Clarkson slips a gear
Clarkson slips a gear

NEWSWATCH: The BBC has fired Jeremy Clarkson from top-rated petrol-head show, Top Gear, reports The Daily Beast ...

26 Mar 2015 06:52

Media storm hits Nairobi over restaurant's 'no-Africans after 5' ban
Media storm hits Nairobi over restaurant's 'no-Africans after 5' ban

NEWSWATCH: According to The Voice in Kenya's capital Nairobi, a Chinese restaurant bans Africans after 5pm as it deems they could be a terrorism threat...

25 Mar 2015 13:02

Zimbabwe: NewsDay editor steps down
Zimbabwe: NewsDay editor steps down

NewsDay editor Nevanji Madanhire has stepped down after serving the Alpha Media Holdings publication for five years...

By Tendai Rupapa 25 Mar 2015 12:25

Misconceptions about marketing "in Africa"
Misconceptions about marketing "in Africa"

With some of the fast-growing economies in the world on our doorstep and growth sluggish at home, more and more South African brands are getting serious about expanding "into Africa"...

By Al Mackay 25 Mar 2015 10:59

AB7 to support growing urban African market
AB7 to support growing urban African market

Africa's fast-growing middle-class population is moving into the cities with plenty of income to dispose of. At least 50% of Africa's population now lives in cities...

25 Mar 2015 09:56

African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship formed by six top business schools
African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship formed by six top business schools

Six of Africa's top business schools have formed a new academic association, the African Academic Association on Entrepreneurship (AAAE), to boost entrepreneurship and job creation on the continent...

25 Mar 2015 09:38

Zambians boycott high DSTV rates using social media
Zambians boycott high DSTV rates using social media

A storm has erupted in Zambia after the Zambian DSTV subscribers launched a campaign on social media to boycott the planned rates increase by Multichoice Zambia the digital satellite TV providers...

25 Mar 2015 09:04

Mauritania: Call to release Mohamed Mkhaïtir, blogger sentenced to death for apostasy
Mauritania: Call to release Mohamed Mkhaïtir, blogger sentenced to death for apostasy

This statement was originally published on article19.org on 16 March 2015...

25 Mar 2015 06:36

Lagos uses beach polo to hook investors to 'Dubai of Africa'
Lagos uses beach polo to hook investors to 'Dubai of Africa'

West African city looks to a little rebranding to boost its fortunes...

25 Mar 2015 05:14

Merck supports schistosomiasis education in Mozambique
Merck supports schistosomiasis education in Mozambique

Around 80% of Mozambicans suffer from the parasitic worm disease, more commonly known as bilharzia...

23 Mar 2015 11:20

Algerie Telecom launches Nooonbooks, an Arabic digital library
Algerie Telecom launches Nooonbooks, an Arabic digital library

ALGIERS: A new digital library "Nooonbooks" containing over 30,000 books exclusively in Arabic has been launched by Algerie Telecom, announced its CEO Azouaou Mehmel on Friday...

23 Mar 2015 11:13

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