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Episode 116: The future of Public Relations with Kevin Welman, MD of FleishmanHillard.

Date: 12 Dec 2014
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Date: 27 Nov 2014
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Date: 20 Nov 2014
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First 4G service launched in Seychelles
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Airtel has launched Africa's first 4G service on a network based on FD-LTE in the Seychelles, making it amongst the first countries in sub-Saharan Africa to commercially deploy this technology...

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30 Oct 2014 07:32

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19 Sep 2014 06:16

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Internet speed increased in Mombasa, Nairobi
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iKaaz moves into Kenya
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