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Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Date: 19 Sep 2014
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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Episode 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

Date: 5 Sep 2014
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Kaelo Engage expands into Kenya, launches Maisha-Bora
Kaelo Engage expands into Kenya, launches Maisha-Bora

Kaelo Engage has expanded into East Africa with the opening of a new division in Nairobi, Kenya and the launch of Maisha-Bora, a multimedia platform showcasing corporate social responsibility projects...

30 Sep 2014 12:11

Microsoft 4Afrika, Afrilabs launch 'Collaboration Challenge'
Microsoft 4Afrika, Afrilabs launch 'Collaboration Challenge'

At this year's DEMO Africa event, Microsoft 4Afrika officially launched a new Collaboration Challenge with AfriLabs to increase knowledge sharing across the hub network in Africa and spur innovation...

29 Sep 2014 10:44

Ninth Africa in Motion Film Festival programme released
Ninth Africa in Motion Film Festival programme released

The ninth annual Africa in Motion Film Festival, taking place from 24 October-9 November, has released its 2014 programme today, Monday, 29 September, with tickets to all events now on sale...

29 Sep 2014 10:15

Mike Saunders
Authentic loyalty through brand utility

We are now in the age of the empowered consumer, and these customers are skeptical of traditional marketing tactics, all they see is a gimmick...

By Mike Saunders 29 Sep 2014 06:25

Mobile musical competition to launch in 13 African countries
Mobile musical competition to launch in 13 African countries

Bharti Airtel has partnered with Trace Music Star and global recording icon Akon to launch Airtel Trace Music Star, described as the largest mobile musical competition in Africa...

28 Sep 2014 11:04

Guidelines for marketing your business in Africa
Guidelines for marketing your business in Africa

At no time in recent years has there been as much optimism about the various opportunities for businesses in Africa. Yet, successfully marketing a brand across such a diverse continent is no easy task...

By Sumesh Rahavendra 27 Sep 2014 09:49

Don't forget about SMS
Don't forget about SMS

With the proliferation of BBM and Whatsapp, it's easy to imagine that instant messaging is overtaking SMS. But this perception can be halted due to one simple statistic...

By Charles Stretch 27 Sep 2014 07:50

Why the cloud makes so much sense in Africa
Why the cloud makes so much sense in Africa

With flexibility, rapid deployment and low cost, cloud computing continues to take the world by storm. These are also all very good reasons why cloud computing is ideal for those companies which are expanding into Africa...

By Oliver Potgieter 26 Sep 2014 14:31

AABLA Southern African nominees announced
AABLA Southern African nominees announced

The Southern African nominees for the AABLAs, has been announced. The Southern African round will be the penultimate regional ceremony, with West Africa's winners to be named on 23 October...

25 Sep 2014 12:49

Webtickets branches out to Zimbabwe
Webtickets branches out to Zimbabwe

Webtickets, South African integrated online ticketing solution, has expanded its business into Southern Africa due to a demand from clients...

25 Sep 2014 11:24

Social media means more than just business in Africa
Social media means more than just business in Africa

There is a reason you can access your Facebook account in Afrikaans, or Kiswahili, a language spoken across east and central Africa. There are 100 million active African users on...

By Sulaiman Philip 24 Sep 2014 09:35

Zambian government launches code of ethics for journalists
Zambian government launches code of ethics for journalists

At the launch of the Independent Broadcasting Authority in Lusaka earlier this month, Zambia's Information and Broadcasting Services Minister, Joseph Katema, also launched a code of ethics for Zambian media...

23 Sep 2014 11:54

Research reveals Kenyan, Nigerian views of South Africa
Research reveals Kenyan, Nigerian views of South Africa

Perceptions of South Africa and its people can hinder or advance the country's business progress in the rest of Africa. This was one of the insights gained from Brand South Africa...

By Ray Maota 23 Sep 2014 11:03

Redefinition launches Happenings
Redefinition launches Happenings

Bulawayo-based marketing company, Redefinition, in partnership with Instant Solutions & Consultancy, has launched an events and hospitality magazine titled Happenings...

23 Sep 2014 09:36

Winners of East African AABLA 2014 announced
Winners of East African AABLA 2014 announced

The winners of the East African round of the 2014 CNBC Africa All Africa Business Leaders Awards Presented By Johnnie Walker Blue Label, were announced on Saturday, 20 September...

22 Sep 2014 14:02

Sudanese-South African documentary wins at Toronto International Film Festival
Sudanese-South African documentary wins at Toronto International Film Festival

Beats of the Antonov, a Sudanese-South African documentary, won the People's Choice Documentary Award at the Toronto International Film Festival, beating master filmmakers to claim the prestigious award... (video)

22 Sep 2014 13:27

Loeries 2014: "F*ck the formula" because there is no formula
Loeries 2014: "F*ck the formula" because there is no formula

With an impressive CV read out to attendees by outgoing Loeries chairman Xolisa Dyeshana, Patrick Baron, ECD of McCann Melbourne took to the stage at the DStv Seminar of Creativity on Friday, September 2014, dubbing his talk "F*ck the formula"... (video)

By Ilse van den Berg 22 Sep 2014 12:08

Loeries 2014: Unilever leads the shift from the African opportunity to the African challenge
Loeries 2014: Unilever leads the shift from the African opportunity to the African challenge

Unilever believes that creativity is the key to making sustainable living commonplace - its vision not only for itself as a company, but SA and the African continent as a whole...

By Jessica Taylor 22 Sep 2014 10:35

Loeries 2014: Facebook's Rob Newlan shares vision of an open, connected world
Loeries 2014: Facebook's Rob Newlan shares vision of an open, connected world

Rob Newlan, Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa: Facebook Creative Shop presented a thought-provoking talk at the DStv Seminar of Creativity 2014 on an open and connected world and what this would mean for the creative industry...

By Jessica Taylor 22 Sep 2014 09:10

Loeries 2014: Yaw Nsarkoh on the Afrocentric Phenomenon
Loeries 2014: Yaw Nsarkoh on the Afrocentric Phenomenon

On Friday, 19 September 2014, Unilever Nigeria's MD, Yaw Nsarkoh, gave the DStv Seminar of Creativity attendees some advice on how to become Afrocentric on the African continent, and why...

By Ilse van den Berg 22 Sep 2014 09:00

Loeries 2014: All the winners
Loeries 2014: All the winners

The winners of the 2014 Loeries Awards have been announced. A total of 256 awards were handed out, four of which being the prestigious Grand Prix awards. Congratulations to all the winners.

21 Sep 2014 22:40

Loerie Awards 2014: Part 1 - What happened on the night
Loerie Awards 2014: Part 1 - What happened on the night

Sustainability and the partnership between client and agency were clearly the common denominator on the first night of the 36th Annual Loerie Awards...

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2014 14:18

Loeries 2014: All the winners (Saturday)
Loeries 2014: All the winners (Saturday)

The 36th ceremony that annually awards SA's finest creative advertising was held at Cape Town's CTICC on 20 September 2014.

20 Sep 2014 23:40

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 106: Spree partners with NEXT, Trutrepreneur & Liquorice's Loeries campaign
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 106: Spree partners with NEXT, Trutrepreneur & Liquorice's Loeries campaign

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke about online retail with Spree and Gert-Johan Coetzee, an entrepreneurial business focus with Trutrepreneur and the Loerie Awards with Liquorice...

19 Sep 2014 15:52

Fundamentals for African mobile market growth
Fundamentals for African mobile market growth

While much has been said about the mobile opportunity on the African continent, there are still a number of issues inhibiting progress. These include the cost of bandwidth, the availability...

By Matthew Dawes 19 Sep 2014 07:10

The Loeries 2014: All the finalists
The Loeries 2014: All the finalists

The finalists have now been announced for the 2014 Loerie Awards. All the winners will be announced at the ceremonies on 20 and 21 September at the CTICC in Cape Town...

19 Sep 2014 06:30

Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma
Why I'm #TeamOxfordComma

"Who gives a f*&% about an Oxford comma?" asks indie pop band Vampire Weekend in their hit song, "Oxford Comma". Quite a few people, it seems. This was evident a few years back when news broke that the University of...

By Leigh Crymble 19 Sep 2014 06:26

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend
Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

19 Sep 2014 06:16

Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast
Startup accelerator programme launched in Ivory Coast

Orange's network of startup accelerators has expanded to Ivory Coast with the launch of 'Orange Fab Ivory Coast'. Through the programme, Orange supports new digital players and helps them grow...

18 Sep 2014 15:40

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