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Episode 120: Melissa Attree On Brands vs Publishers

Date: 29 Jan 2015
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Episode 119: Careers24 Sandcastle campaign and Mike Sharman

Date: 22 Jan 2015
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Date: 16 Jan 2015
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Ayanda Dlamini
How ICT and skills will sustain each other in developing Africa

ICTs can develop skills, which in turn can develop the ICT sector, in a 'benefit cycle' that can propel Africa into the mainstream knowledge economy, but more effort is needed to get this wheel rolling...

By Ayanda Dlamini 31 Jan 2015 11:23

Bad karma? Hackers hit Gaborone daily
Bad karma? Hackers hit Gaborone daily

GABORONE, BOTSWANA: The Editor of the Gaborone Mmegi suspects a state organisation is behind a hacking attack last week, reports Mail & Guardian...

30 Jan 2015 08:48

Henk Swanepoel
[Trends 2015] Full adoption of mobile marketing in Africa

The impact of the mobile phone is one of the most important changes to have taken place in Africa in the last century. It has changed people, societies, communities and relationships...

By Henk Swanepoel 30 Jan 2015 07:15

Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing
Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing

If we don't make great strides with SA's internet growth, we'll lag even further behind the rest of the world, says Strategy Worx CEO Steven Ambrose...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jan 2015 14:00

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 120: Melissa Attree on Brands vs Publishers
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 120: Melissa Attree on Brands vs Publishers

In the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Melissa Attree and Candice Winterboer...

29 Jan 2015 13:50

Networks in Africa: The year ahead
Networks in Africa: The year ahead

SUNNYVALE, US: Major data breaches continue with a significant rise in those originating from mobile devices...

By Matthew Barker 29 Jan 2015 13:21

Tanzania shuts major East African newspaper
Tanzania shuts major East African newspaper

Arusha - Tanzania has suspended the publication of a major regional newspaper, the East African, with diplomats voicing concern at a possible crackdown on press freedom ahead of elections in October...

28 Jan 2015 13:00

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 120: Melissa Attree chats Brands vs Publishers
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 120: Melissa Attree chats Brands vs Publishers

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 29 January 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Melissa Attree and Candice Winterboer...

28 Jan 2015 11:38

SADC Media awards entries now open
SADC Media awards entries now open

Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open...

28 Jan 2015 09:13

A new era of fashion: an African perspective
A new era of fashion: an African perspective

In the words of famed fashion designer Alexander McQueen, 'It's a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It's all about the individual and personal style...'

By Tiffany Conley 28 Jan 2015 07:23

The challenge of e-commerce transactions on a mobile device
The challenge of e-commerce transactions on a mobile device

Do you have an antivirus product on your mobile phone? If not, best you invest in one in order to protect against mobile fraud, as mobile payments and card-not-present retail go on the rise...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2015 14:00

Kenya: Three new stations set to join local TV scene
Kenya: Three new stations set to join local TV scene

Three Nairobi-based companies have applied for licensing to join the rapidly growing commercial free-to-air television broadcasting industry as the country migrates from analogue transmission to digital...

By Constant Munda 27 Jan 2015 09:40

Facebook, Airtel Partner to Bring Internet.org APP to Ghana
Facebook, Airtel Partner to Bring Internet.org APP to Ghana

A status update by Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook on his page stated that social media platform had partnered with Airtel to give people on the Airtel network access to free basic internet services for education, health, jobs and communication...

By Lilian Mutegi 27 Jan 2015 09:25

Commercial TV white spaces give Ghanaian students cheap internet
Commercial TV white spaces give Ghanaian students cheap internet

Microsoft has launched TVWS in Ghana - and students are benefiting (Video)...

27 Jan 2015 07:25

Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless
Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless

Do you have papers lying everywhere in what you like to call 'organised chaos?' Make sure everything is in tip-top shape with these tips to go almost-paperless and reduce business clutter...

26 Jan 2015 14:01

Botswana Certified Meeting Professional recertified
Botswana Certified Meeting Professional recertified

Gwen Watkins, the only Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) in Botswana, has been recertified until 1 January 2020...

26 Jan 2015 11:02

Lobola goes mobile
Lobola goes mobile

Not everyone is happy with a new mobile app that takes the African tradition of paying a bride price into the technological age...

26 Jan 2015 10:09

Nigeria: Google launches online portal for 2015 elections
Nigeria: Google launches online portal for 2015 elections

Google has announced it launched an online portal where voters can keep an eye on the latest news about Nigerian politics in the run-up to the general elections in February...

26 Jan 2015 09:36

M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm
M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...

26 Jan 2015 08:34

Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI
Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI

WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year...

23 Jan 2015 10:33

Ghana opens probe after government websites hacked
Ghana opens probe after government websites hacked

ACCRA GHANA: Ghana launched a probe on Wednesday after most of the West African government's websites fell victim to hackers...

23 Jan 2015 06:49

Ethiopia clamps down on independent media
Ethiopia clamps down on independent media

AfricaWatch: The Ethiopian government is clamping down on independent media, claims HRW, as reported by Mail & Guardian (Video)...

23 Jan 2015 06:38

Have we left the media freedom debate too late?
Have we left the media freedom debate too late?

If you thought the murder of French media workers had little impact on the South African media landscape, Right2Know suggests you think again - prepare to take action with your pens and laptops...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2015 14:00

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 119: Careers24 Sandcastle campaign and Mike Sharman
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 119: Careers24 Sandcastle campaign and Mike Sharman

On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding interviewed Nadia Boucher Coombe and Mike Sharman...

22 Jan 2015 13:18

Political billboards a security threat?
Political billboards a security threat?

AfricaWatch: A Ghanaian researcher reckons billboards (in Ghana) depicting Nigerian political personages, are a threat to security...

22 Jan 2015 11:14

Guild international design fair to boost design exports in Africa, South Africa
Guild international design fair to boost design exports in Africa, South Africa

A leading supporter of design-driven economic growth, Southern Guild is putting the spotlight on the continent with Guild, Africa's only international design fair, in Cape Town from 25 February to 1 March...

22 Jan 2015 10:10

Former Apple CEO to launch Obi Mobiles in Kenya
Former Apple CEO to launch Obi Mobiles in Kenya

Former Apple CEO, John Sculley, is preparing to launch Obi Mobiles in Kenya as well as other countries located in East Africa...

By Darryl Linington 21 Jan 2015 12:20

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 119: Careers24 Sandcastle campaign and Mike Sharman
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 119: Careers24 Sandcastle campaign and Mike Sharman

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 22 January 2015, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Nadia Boucher Coombe and Mike Sharman...

21 Jan 2015 12:09

Andrea Mitchell
DigiChat with Andrea: Content Marketing

Anyone can create and distribute content. The key differentiator lies in creating and distributing content that's relevant, consistent; and attracts and acquires a clearly defined audience...

By Andrea Mitchell 21 Jan 2015 05:10

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