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Episode 98: FastCompany SA magazine, The Lean Startup methodology and Buying Cutomers with Brad Suga

Date: 18 Jul 2014
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Episode 97: MTN Business App Awards and measurability of ad campaigns.

Date: 10 Jul 2014
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Episode 96: IAB South Africa – what is coming next?

Date: 4 Jul 2014
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Tech incubator calls for African entrepreneurs

'think', the technology incubator in Kigali, Rwanda, has opened applications to startups and developers from all over Africa. The incubator will aim to identify and support leading tech startups seeking to...

23 Jul 2014 11:06

Tuluntulu now has ten channels

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23 Jul 2014 08:37

[Habari #Tuongee2014] Back to the future of digital

The fourth annual Habari Media Tuongee brought together the finest of the digital marketing industry to talk about the past, present and future of digital... (video)

By Ilse van den Berg 23 Jul 2014 08:18

Impact of rushed analogue switch-off on African TV

Ovum research predicts that most sub-Saharan countries - notably Nigeria and South Africa - will not achieve the ITU-mandated 2015 deadline to switch off their analogue terrestrial TV...

22 Jul 2014 14:12

Interactive Intelligence advocates call centre association across Africa

Christopher Bell, Interactive Intelligence's Channel Manager for Africa, has recently called for the creation of a call centre association for Nigeria and other African countries as a way of promoting...

22 Jul 2014 10:57

AMI launches free online courses in Africa

The African Management Initiative (AMI) has launched the first in a series of free online courses developed with top business schools, aimed at reaching 1 million African managers and entrepreneurs...

22 Jul 2014 08:45

Time to lay these digital publishing myths to rest

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By Pierre Cassuto 21 Jul 2014 14:12

BoxOffice launched in Kenya

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21 Jul 2014 11:18

Airtel to invest $300m in network expansion in Nigeria

IT News Africa reports that Bharti Airtel is planning to invest $300m this year expanding its network and services in Nigeria...

21 Jul 2014 10:49

Newspaper hopes to lure young readers by cutting political coverage

A newspaper publisher in Kenya is targeting young Africans as it seeks to expand its business throughout the continent's main cities. Despite perceptions that 20-somethings don't read newspapers, Paul Marshall...

By Dinfin Mulupi 21 Jul 2014 10:28

USIU-Africa Digital Media Bootcamp kicks off Thursday

Kenya's USIU-Africa will be hosting its inaugural Digital Media Bootcamp with international speaker, Erik Qualman, on campus in Nairobi from 24-25 July 2014. Organised in conjunction with Globetrack International...

21 Jul 2014 09:44

Africa rising: 10 myths busted

Instant Grass, which creates relationships between businesses and people, collated some of its work and identified 10 of the biggest myths about Africa that need to be busted...

21 Jul 2014 07:43

The future of communicating in a digital space

Mobile technology is significantly changing the way businesses interact with their customers, and to put it simply, engagement is everything...

By Laurie Sloan 18 Jul 2014 14:30

It's all in the logo

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By Jay Clark 18 Jul 2014 14:00

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18 Jul 2014 11:45

Fak'ugesi Digital Africa Festival announces Unyazi IV Electronic Music Festival

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18 Jul 2014 09:06

Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed

The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.

18 Jul 2014 09:05

Enter the 2014 AfricaCom Awards now

Entries are now open for the 2014 AfricaCom Awards, which celebrate the breakthroughs and most influential players shaping the telecommunications and ICT industry in Africa.

18 Jul 2014 08:51

NAPAfrica celebrates a new peak at 15Gbps

NAPAfrica, Africa's neutral peering exchange has reached a record-breaking peak of 15Gbps, reportedly making it the largest Internet Exchange Point (IXP) in Africa.

18 Jul 2014 07:59

Vodacom Mozambique partners with Flytxt

Flytxt, the Big DataAnalytics solution provider for Communication Service Providers (CSPs), announced their strategic tie up with Vodacom Mozambique.

18 Jul 2014 07:39

SEACOM plans continent-wide series of community initiatives

On 23 July 2014, Pan-African telecom enabler SEACOM will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its commercial launch, by donating time and providing support to communities that need assistance across the countries where it does business.

17 Jul 2014 19:04

Primedia moves into Namibia, first expansion outside SA

The Primedia Lifestyle Group has been awarded marketing rights to its first African shopping centre, Maerua Mall, based in Namibia.

17 Jul 2014 11:23

Gold Quills for Africa

At the recent International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) 2014 Gold Quill Awards, held at its world conference in Toronto, nine African entrants received an African Gold Quill Award...

17 Jul 2014 09:25

Bloggers and journalists held without charge beyond 80-day deadline

The six Zone9 bloggers and three journalists held arbitrarily since 25 and 26 April have not been formally charged within the 80-day limit allowed by Ethiopia's draconian terrorism law...

17 Jul 2014 09:25

Orange to improve internet connectivity in West Africa

Orange recently opened West Africa's first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence (PoP). The operational launch of this facility, which is located in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, is set to enhance...

17 Jul 2014 09:09

Six things your website should do for you

If there's one thing that B2B marketing has taught me, it's that your marketing collateral is actually one of your most important business tools...

By Chemory Gunko 16 Jul 2014 12:21

Managed service support - key to growth for iWayAfrica

Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced that its iWayAfrica business will be partnering with managed services company, SevenC Computing to grow its foothold in...

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NSE redesigns, relaunches website

The Nigerian Stock Exchange revealed its upgraded and redesigned website earlier this week. A statement by the NSE noted that with a more contemporary design, the new site incorporates a more intuitive...

16 Jul 2014 11:13

Prioritising responsive design

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