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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes...

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WFP supports the government of Swaziland with emergency food in drought-hit areas...

15 Jul 2016

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Agreement to promote shea markets worldwide and improve sustainable production in Africa...

14 Jul 2016

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African countries set the stage to end AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2030; adopt Africa scorecard on domestic financing for health...

13 Jul 2016

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FAO launches the regional competition of "Aquaponics design" in collaboration with Arab Women Investors Union...

8 Jul 2016

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UN seeks to boost response to El Niño's dire impact in Africa

With over 60 million people affected by El Niño, the United Nations is seeking to boost response to the dire impact in Africa, urging La Niña preparedness...

8 Jul 2016

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A renewable energy pathway and biodiversity protection is crucial to poverty alleviation in Africa, says Greenpeace International executive director...

7 Jul 2016

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Bakhresa Group and Verde Hotels to build Zanzibar's 'greenest hotel...

6 Jul 2016

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DHL delivers black rhino Eliska to Africa

DHL provided a dedicated Boeing 757-200 freighter to transport a female eastern black rhino named Eliska, from the Czech Republic to a Tanzanian sanctuary...

30 Jun 2016

Turning garbage into growth the future city way
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Food insecurity spreads in Africa and rest of the world as El Niño casts its shadow wider...

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Community food banks can combat food insecurity

Ghanaian chef works against waste to feed the hungry of Africa...

10 Jun 2016

MTN’s CEO Brian Gouldie handing over a dummy cheque of MTN Marathon proceeds worth shs.500 million to executive director of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA), Jenifer Musisi.
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MTN Kampala Marathon partners hand over Shs.500 million for KCCA schools sanitation Project...

9 Jun 2016

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AU priority to combat child malnutrition

African Union maps out implementation plan for the continent's nutrition strategy...

9 Jun 2016

Professor Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp receives award
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Award for Merck's 'More than a Mother' campaign initiative to empower an unprivileged segment of women in Africa...

8 Jun 2016

Food security focus for Africa's Indian Ocean islands
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The Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) and United Nations have teamed up to address food security and nutrition needs...

2 Jun 2016

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Philips and UNFPA collaborate to transform lives with a second Community Life Centre in Mandera County, Kenya...

1 Jun 2016

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Social entrepreneurs from Nigeria Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, South Africa and Angola mentored to improve maternal and child health...

27 May 2016

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One thousand delegates at UNEA-2 in Nairobi chart course for strong action on sustainable future in Africa...

27 May 2016

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Social entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for Africa' development priorities...

3 May 2016

Africa 'Polio Free' campaign gains momentum
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The theme for African Vaccination Week 2016 is 'Close the immunization gap. Stay polio free!'...

29 Apr 2016

MTN Foundation donates sh109m free medical service
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MTN Uganda, Centenary Bank and Ministry of Health partner on medical camps offering services such as cancer screening, child immunisation and nutrition...

29 Apr 2016

Google gives multi-million Rand grant to Africa NGO
Google gives multi-million Rand grant to Africa NGO

African organisation SAFOD is the beneficiary of a R10 million Google grant...

20 Apr 2016

Promoting Sustainable Development Goals through African women's perspective
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Following on from the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which aim to end poverty, combat inequalities and promote prosperity while protecting the environment by 2030, Speak Up Africa has launched Yena2030...

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