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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Eskimi to sponsor Mobile West Africa 2014

Eskimi has announced that it will be sponsoring Mobile West Africa 2014 which is taking place from 13-16 May at the Four Points by Sheraton, Lagos, Nigeria.

16 Apr 2014 10:24

Public funds malaria tests, treatments through digital campaign

Malaria No More's Power of One campaign uses social, mobile, and e-commerce technologies, enabling the public to purchase treatments for children in Zambia. (video)

7 Apr 2014 07:52

African journalist scholarship up for grabs

African journalists are encouraged to apply for a scholarship, offered by Global Integrity, to attend the international investigative journalism conference Holding Power to Account.

18 Mar 2014 14:18

Toshiba top Notebook vendor, sponsors tablets

According to the International Data Corporation's (IDC) CY 2013 final results, Toshiba Gulf FZE is the number one vendor for Notebook market sales in East Africa including Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania.

11 Mar 2014 08:25

Airtel Tanzania once again sponsor for Mwanamakuka Awards

This week Airtel Tanzania announced that it will once again be sponsoring the Mwanamakuka Awards, an initiative that aims to support women to achieve sustainable economic development from chronic poverty.

6 Mar 2014 09:32

East AfricaCom gets sponsors

Airtel, Liquid Telecom, East Africa Data Centre and SEACom have all pledged to sponsor East AfricaCom 2014, making preparations for the event much easier.

13 Feb 2014 09:24

Growth funding to enable MoboFree expansion

MoboFree raised significant growth funding from Netherlands based eVentures Africa Fund (eVA Fund) in order to expand its local presence in Lagos and Accra through new offices in East Africa and for marketing investments.

12 Feb 2014 16:12

University of Zambia Language Centre receives Toshiba tablets

Toshiba has donated 12 AT300 tablets to the University of Zambia Language Centre in Lusaka, laying the foundation for the centre's future growth.

12 Feb 2014 09:26

10 students receive ICT bursaries

BizTech Africa reports that, as part of Telecom Namibia's social investment in creating a strong and productive skills base to enable the economy to grow, the company has awarded 10 students with ICT bursaries.

27 Jan 2014 12:40

SABC Platinum sponsor for PROMAX/BDA Africa 2013

The SABC will be a Platinum sponsor for this year's PROMAX/BDA Africa event which will take place on 22 November 2013 at The Maslow Hotel, The Ballroom, in Sandton, Johannesburg.

18 Nov 2013 08:37

MTN Cameroon sponsors over 2000 girls' education

2100 Cameroonian girls aged between 6 and 15, mainly from Northern Cameroon, an area ravaged by poverty, started school last month at the beginning of the country's school calendar after MTN Cameroon resolved to sponsor their education for the next six years.

30 Oct 2013 07:14

Engen sponsors arts and culture festival in Lesotho

Engen Lesotho have contributed R100,000 sponsorship to the annual Morija Arts & Cultural Festival which runs until 6 October.

1 Oct 2013 10:27

MMA SA supports Tech4Africa 2013

One of the pinnacle events for the mobile industry in 2013 is Tech4Africa, taking place from 9-10 October. Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) is supporting it with guaranteed discounts for its members.

25 Sep 2013 08:10

Etisalat Nigeria Gold sponsor for App Summit

The Nigerian Telegraph reports that Etisalat Nigeria will be a Gold sponsor for the Nigeria App Summit, set to take place on 5 November 2013 at the Eko Hotel and Suites Lagos.

16 Sep 2013 10:38

Samsung Electronics supports www.writetoangola.com Expedition

Samsung Electronics Africa is supporting education in Africa by sponsoring two mobile phones for the www.writetoangola.com Expedition.

2 Sep 2013 11:36

Telecel Zimbabwe sponsors ZUJ workshops

Telecel Zimbabwe has donated funds to the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists (ZUJ) to hold workshops on new media and ICT reporting, reports Humanipo.

26 Aug 2013 14:04

Mediatech Africa 2013 welcomes Sony as sponsor

Africa's pivotal advanced technology trade show is pleased to announce Sony as a platinum sponsor of its 2013 exhibition.

2 Jul 2013 16:02

The Apex Awards: SA's most effective creative agencies

The Association for Communication and Advertising's (ACA) 2013 APEX award winners were announced at the prestigious gala event held recently at the Vodadome at Vodacom World in Midrand.

21 Jun 2013 07:18

Pepsi confirms Konshens & Alaine Kampala concert

International musicians Konshens and Alaine, are set for a Kampala show, according to Crown Beverages Limited, the maker of Pepsi in Uganda.

By Walter Wafula 14 Jun 2013 12:17

Red Bull gives you...content marketing!

In our ongoing exploration of content marketing and our attempts to bring it to life, we're going to shed a little more light through a real-life example of 'stratospheric' proportion.

By Athar Naser 11 Jun 2013 06:17

Airtel sponsors #BBATheChase

Bharti Airtel, a telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, is now the official sponsor of the eighth edition of the reality series, Big Brother Africa (BBA). Dubbed The Chase began airing on Sunday, 26 May 2013.

27 May 2013 10:41

Mediatech Africa caters to content creators

The countdown to Mediatech Africa 2013, taking place from 17-19 July 2013 at The Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg, South Africa, has started and anticipation for the top brands and services on offer this year in the broadcast, film and production industry has begun to build.

14 May 2013 21:29

Seven stages in becoming an industry expert

From Amoeba to Icon; where do you currently rank in your industry's natural progression? In this piece, I walk you through the seven stages of development as you strive to position yourself as an industry expert. [video]

By Douglas Kruger 13 Apr 2013 06:31

Zahara to perform at Africa Day celebrations in Zambia

In line with their philosophy of innovation and creativity, the Straight Up Company has lined up a treat for Zambian music lovers to hear Afro-soul singer, songwriter and poet, Zahara. This South African artist will perform a concert on Friday, 24 May 2013 at the New Government Complex in Lusaka, Zambia. Contemporary local artists, Pompi and Scarlet will perform as opening acts for the songstress.

3 Apr 2013 13:28

MultiChoice sponsors BFMA conference

MultiChoice Kenya has announced that it will be taking up lead sponsorship for Broadcast, Film and Music Africa (BFMA) conference, a creative content and electronic broadcasting event in East Africa that promotes knowledge sharing and networking among high-level electronic media professionals. BFMA 2013 is scheduled to take place in Nairobi at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre from 17-18 June 2013.

22 Mar 2013 11:23

If you're content, we're content

"Content" is currently on everybody's lips, with everyone from the existing media to brand owners and individuals being encouraged to become content providers. Bizcommunity has been ahead of the content curve for over a decade.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Mar 2013 09:03

[2013 trends] Pdf of 2013 Biz Trends Report now available

Finally, what you've all been waiting for! Bizcommunity.com's 2013 Biz Trends Report is now available for downloading in pdf format - and this year we've improved the quality for a better tablet experience!

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 13 Feb 2013 14:33

Embarcadero supports secondary, university-level ICT education across SA

MAIDENHEAD, UK: Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, is actively engaging with the academic community across South Africa to support secondary and university-level ICT education in the country.

12 Feb 2013 06:15

[2013 trends] The year ahead for experiential marketing

It's that time of the year where agencies are asked to haul out the old crystal ball and provide pearls of thumb-sucking wisdom. Before we do so, it would be wise to see how history might repeat itself. Reflecting briefly, for experiential marketing, 2012 was quite a year locally and abroad. Oh, and mazeltov on surviving the Mayan apocalypse - it was touch-and-go for a second there.

By Mike Silver 29 Jan 2013 11:18

[2013 trends] Seven youth-influencer outreach insights

In 2012, brands asked some pertinent and challenging questions pertaining to influencer outreach and seeding their products. Insights gained both as a delegate and a speaker at a number of enlightening conferences over the past year have led me to the following observations about what brands want and how Africa's youth prefer to be communicated with - from a marketing and advertising perspective.

By Mongezi Mtati 21 Jan 2013 11:49

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