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Episode 186: PR chat with Marcus Brewster and the new on-demand PR service.

Date: 26 Aug 2016
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Samsung aims to digitise classrooms in West Africa. Source: openghana.com
Samsung aims to digitise classrooms in West Africa

Samsung Electronics West Africa has commissioned the Samsung Smart School Project for teachers and students in Calabar...

2 days ago

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The main drivers of investment in Sub Saharan Africa

Converging technologies, expanding connectivity and telecom mergers and acquisitions are predicted to be the main drivers of investment and deal activity in Sub Saharan Africa in 2016...

25 Aug 2016

Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things
Exciting future for continent that accesses the power of Internet of Things

With smartphone usage on the up and IT literacy expanding, bringing Internet of Things (IoT) level connectivity is a natural progression for this tech-hungry continent...

By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

Dr Nick Hughes
M-Pesa pioneer for Digital Impact Awards Africa

M-Pesa pioneer; Dr Nick Hughes will deliver the keynote speech at the third Digital Impact Awards Africa, in Kampala, Uganda on 17 August 2016...

2 Aug 2016

Ringleader behind thousands of online scams arrested in Nigeria
Ringleader behind thousands of online scams arrested in Nigeria

The ringleader behind a global network responsible for thousands of online scams, has been arrested in Nigeria...

2 Aug 2016

Connecting moms
Chatbot launched to connect new mothers

A bot for messenger was launched at the International Aids Conference 2016. The bot will provide mothers with a more affordable way to access relevant messages...

20 Jul 2016

Programmatic advertising increases globally
Programmatic advertising increases globally

In 2016, more than 60% of global digital display advertising will be made up of programmatic ads - online display ads placed using a combination of artificial intelligence and real-time bidding...

19 Jul 2016

Taiwo Oyedele, partner PwC; Folarin Ogunsanwo, chairman LIRS; and Ebi Atawodi, general manager, Uber West Africa; during the presentation of Uber Driver-Partner Tax Briefing Note recently in Lagos.
Uber and PwC help close transport-industry tax gap in Nigeria

As Uber becomes more popular, more people want to earn by using the app...

19 Jul 2016

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Deepening financial inclusion in Ghana

Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payments, has developed a strong partnership with Ghana Interbank Payment and Settlement Systems...

14 Jul 2016

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Satellite broadband for Ghana schools

Dizengoff Ghana selects Gilat to implement a turnkey solution for the delivery of satellite-based broadband to schools and cellular services in rural Ghana...

5 Jul 2016

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Africa at risk from cyber-attacks

Check Point Research shows corporate-targeting malware families continue to grow, while African countries demonstrate volatility in threat rankings...

1 Jul 2016

Disruption through the on-demand economy
Disruption through the on-demand economy

Disruptive technologies, such as Airbnb and Uber, are changing the way business is done through the on-demand economy, which is the immediate real-time provision of goods and services...

1 Jul 2016

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Intra-African broadband terrestrial infrastructure

AU Launches Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa: "Keeping intra-regional internet traffic within the region"...

29 Jun 2016

High school girls at GE Africa. Photo credit: GE Africa/All Africa.
Girls get coding with GE in Africa

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

24 Jun 2016

Tips on how YouTube videos can drive consumers to purchase your product
Tips on how YouTube videos can drive consumers to purchase your product

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...

By Nicola Graves 24 Jun 2016

Get the latest tech trends from the experts @ #DANTT2016
Get the latest tech trends from the experts @ #DANTT2016

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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Empowering women to use tech

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

15 Jun 2016

Legend press conference
New entertainment bouquet for Nigeria

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

14 Jun 2016

Facebook 'hackathon' announced
Facebook 'hackathon' announced

Register for the Facebook Sponsored CyberXchange Hackathon...

13 Jun 2016

Africa internet opportunity abounds
Africa internet opportunity abounds

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

8 Jun 2016

Africa more vulnerable to mobile malware
Africa more vulnerable to mobile malware

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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How to make the move to the 'cloud'

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
Adapting to digital change in West Africa - A Meltwater business lunch

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...

31 May 2016

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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
Unlocking Africa's digital potential

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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