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Episode 175: Agency Focus with creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle.

Date: 26 May 2016
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Mobile money aid for humanitarian disasters

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(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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Rwanda aims to become Africa's first truly digital economy

Ericsson and Rwanda Government collaborate on financial inclusion...

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

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
Orange launches $60k Social Venture Prize in Africa, Middle East

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
BrandsEye launches 360 media monitoring solution

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...

By Gabriella Mulligan 20 May 2016

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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
Transform Africa 2016 to focus on Smart Cities

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

20 May 2016

Twitter to free room for links and photos
Twitter to free room for links and photos

Twitter plans to let people fire off links or pictures without eating into the 140-character limit...

18 May 2016

#DANDTKenya headline panelists - Larry Madowo and Mark Nendo
#DANDTKenya headline panelists - Larry Madowo and Mark Nendo

Digital experts across East Africa have been called in to answer the pivotal questions with Larry Madowo and Mark Nendo giving us their thoughts on the most up-to-date tech/digital innovations...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 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

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New satellite to improve internet in Rwanda, Burundi, DRC

YahClick, the satellite broadband service in Africa, to expand to 19 African countries with the launch of Al Yah 3 satellite...

13 May 2016

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy
Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy

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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Africa eyes digital age to revive growth

The World Economic Forum on Africa opens in the Rwandan capital Kigali this week with pressure to accelerate a shift to the digital era...

12 May 2016

Fast internet for Africa by 2020
Fast internet for Africa by 2020

Campaign launched for faster internet for all Africa by 2020...

By Gabriella Mulligan 9 May 2016

Effective Measure expands into Africa
Effective Measure expands into Africa

Effective Measure has expanded its coverage of the African media market...

9 May 2016

Orange announces winners of 2015 AMEA Developers Challenge
Orange announces winners of 2015 AMEA Developers Challenge

Orange presented the "2015 Orange AMEA Developers Challenge" prize to FarmConnecta yesterday evening during the Cairo ICT event...

18 Dec 2015

Airtel and Facebook partner to offer free online service
Airtel and Facebook partner to offer free online service

Airtel and Facebook have partnered to increase Internet access by setting up an online service to be used by Rwandans free of charge...

By Jean-Pierre Afadhali 26 Oct 2015

AfricaCom 2015 Awards - shortlist announced
AfricaCom 2015 Awards - shortlist announced

As a showcase for innovation within the telecoms and ICT sector across Africa, the AfricaCom Awards continues to grow in strength and significance...

Issued by AfricaCom 21 Oct 2015

Ericsson offers Transform Africa critical ICT solutions
Ericsson offers Transform Africa critical ICT solutions

This week, Africa's top political and business leaders will gather in Kigali, Rwanda at the Transform Africa conference to discuss the critical ICT requirements needed to drive the continent's digital transformation agenda...

20 Oct 2015

Facebook to launch Kinyarwanda version at Transform Africa Summit
Facebook to launch Kinyarwanda version at Transform Africa Summit

Rwandans will effective start enjoying a new local version of Facebook - a social media platform that has connected the World. The new Kinyarwanda version of Facebook will be launched during the Transform Africa Summit...

19 Oct 2015

NFV and SDN provide solutions for African network operators with low coverage yet high capacity demands
NFV and SDN provide solutions for African network operators with low coverage yet high capacity demands

Network Functions Virtualisation and Software Defined Networking offer new ways for telecom operators to design, build, operate and manage information networks...

Issued by AfricaCom 8 Oct 2015

Zambia: Mahtani's lawyer says online journalists are "evil"
Zambia: Mahtani's lawyer says online journalists are "evil"

Online media discourse stole the show at the Media Institute of Southern Africa and Law Association of Zambia public discussion with Lusaka lawyer Marshal Muchende saying online journalists ride on anonymity...

By Peter Adamu 22 Jun 2015

Tiso Blackstar renames, acquires Times Media Group and Kagiso Tiso Holdings share
Tiso Blackstar renames, acquires Times Media Group and Kagiso Tiso Holdings share

The board of Tiso Blackstar Group SE (Tiso Blackstar) has announced the completed acquisition of Times Media Group Limited and 22.9% of Kagiso Tiso Holdings...

8 Jun 2015

RBA promises satellite broadcasting as Azam TV launches
RBA promises satellite broadcasting as Azam TV launches

Public broadcaster, Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA), will be on satellite by August this year, Arthur Asiimwe, RBA managing director, has said...

By Ben Gasore 28 May 2015

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