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Episode 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business.

Date: 23 Jun 2016
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GE recently welcomed 30 high school girls to its office in Lagos, Nigeria, for the fourth annual 'Girls in Technology Day'...

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Tips on how YouTube videos can drive consumers to purchase your product
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Today's consumer need to stay informed about your product offering and what the benefits of purchasing those products are. You need to find consumers where they are and progressively this is the digital realm - online...

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Get the latest tech trends from the experts @ #DANTT2016
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Dentsu Aegis Network SSA will be hosting an exclusive Tech Trends Talk in Accra, Ghana, on 15 June, to discuss the game-changers in technology...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 15 Jun 2016

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Intel's radio show in Nigeria aims to encourage women to utilise IT...

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Legend unveils premium entertainment, unlimited internet and high definition voice calls in Nigeria...

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Facebook 'hackathon' announced
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13 Jun 2016

Africa internet opportunity abounds
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ZA Central Registry sponsors Africa Internet Summit in continued commitment to deeper African internet engagement...

8 Jun 2016

Africa more vulnerable to mobile malware
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Africa's mobile-first status may make us more vulnerable, as the threat of mobile malware rises globally...

8 Jun 2016

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Why making the move to the 'cloud' saves money for businesses...

By Steven Cohen 6 Jun 2016

Adapting to digital change in West Africa - A Meltwater business lunch
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There are now over 48 million internet users in Nigeria alone, and according to the National Communications Authority, Ghana boasts a staggering 65.74% mobile internet penetration rate...

Issued by Meltwater 2 Jun 2016

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Nigeria trials mobile smartphone IDs

Media Concepts International and HID Global team up at ID4Africa to showcase mobile IDs on smartphones, with the Nigeria Police...

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Mobile money aid for humanitarian disasters

Ericsson reveals 'Emergency Wallet' to support humanitarian responses...

31 May 2016

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Diagnosis app scoops Africa health prize

An app that allows rural doctors to seek advice remotely from experts, has won Africa's first health technology prize...

27 May 2016

(L-R) Mike van den Bergh, PCCW Global; Funke Opeke, MainOne; Chris Wood, WIOCC; Willem Marais, Liquid Telecom SA; Russell Southwood, Balancing Act
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International Telecommunications Week earlier this month brought together Africa's leading wholesale carriers, mobile network operators, global service providers and content distribution companies...

26 May 2016

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Is print media dead?

It is no longer business as usual, but there is a future for print in Africa, yet...

By Samuel O. Adeyemi 26 May 2016

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Need for open source skills in Africa

The most pressing needs are to start taking those first steps to build in-house capacity or to attract more advanced open source talent...

By Matthew Lee 25 May 2016

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National payment system for Ethiopia

BPC Banking Technologies delivers payments interoperability for the first time in Ethiopia...

24 May 2016

10 LinkedIn tips that can get you hired
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43% of recruiters use social professional networks as their key source of quality talent...

By Heidi Duvenage 23 May 2016

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Ericsson joins alliance to drive a digital Africa

Ericsson has joined the SMART Africa Alliance as a technical advisor to advance Africa through ICT...

23 May 2016

Orange launches $60k Social Venture Prize in Africa, Middle East
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The 2016 Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East, which will reward startups with prize money totalling US$62,000, is now open for entries...

By Tom Jackson 23 May 2016

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Facebook expands video ads support

Businesses will be able to extend the reach of their videos on Facebook and Instagram...

23 May 2016

BrandsEye launches 360 media monitoring solution
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BrandsEye is now able to monitor traditional media, including print and broadcast, alongside its existing offering of tracking social media and online news...

22 May 2016

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5 African freelancing startups to watch

Tech startups are looking to make freelance work an efficient and lucrative reality for Africa's work-seekers...

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Ransomware: African businesses continue to be at high risk

Over the last 12 months, there has been a 16% increase in ransomware attacks...

20 May 2016

Transform Africa 2016 to focus on Smart Cities
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Rwanda will in October 2016 host the third Transform Africa Summit that will focus on developing 'smart cities'...

20 May 2016

Nigeria withdraws proposed anti-social media bill
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Nigerian Senate bows to public pressure, withdraws anti-social media Bill...

By Ismail Mudashir 19 May 2016

Twitter to free room for links and photos
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Twitter plans to let people fire off links or pictures without eating into the 140-character limit...

18 May 2016

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Digital literacy skills for Africa's youth

SAP to train more than 150,000 youth in 30 African countries in digital skills, including coding...

17 May 2016

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy
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Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training...

12 May 2016

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