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Public funds malaria tests, treatments through digital campaign
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

Toshiba top Notebook vendor, sponsors tablets
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

University of Zambia Language Centre receives Toshiba tablets
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

Zahara to perform at Africa Day celebrations in Zambia
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

BASA's model positively received at African Creative Economy Conference - Business and Arts South Africa
BASA's model positively received at African Creative Economy Conference

Business and Arts South Africa's model of engagement between business and arts was positively received at the recent African Creative Economy Conference.

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 21 Nov 2012 10:02

Short film competition offers African filmmakers US$100 000
Short film competition offers African filmmakers US$100 000

The Afrinolly Shortfilm Competition, launched late last week, offers budding filmmakers and documentary/animation content creators the opportunity to win prizes in a competition valued at US$100 000.

6 Nov 2012 07:44

MINI sponsors crew to rally through Africa
MINI sponsors crew to rally through Africa

MINI has announced that it will be the official vehicle sponsor of the 2012 Put Foot Rally crew, Shake & Bake, for their 17 day adventure through Africa.

28 May 2012 13:47

CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2012 finalists announced
CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2012 finalists announced

The finalists in the 17th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist competition were announced on 18 May 2012, by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel. This year the competition received entries from 42 countries across the continent, including French and Portuguese speaking Africa.

18 May 2012 11:49

Multichoice overwhelmed with Big Brother response
Multichoice overwhelmed with Big Brother response

Multichoice Malawi says it has been overwhelmed with interest that Malawians are showing soon after the announcement of the seventh season of Big Brother Africa.

By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 16 Jan 2012 10:30

How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news - Bizcommunity.com
How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news

Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011 14:57

Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters - Bizcommunity.com
Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters

Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011 15:45

Umuntu Media receives funding from eVA Fund
Umuntu Media receives funding from eVA Fund

Umuntu Media, the company that runs the resource portals iNamibia and iZambia, have been granted $1 million series A funding from Netherlands based eVentures Africa Fund (eVA Fund) as a step to take the information portals to an additional nine countries on the continent.

20 Sep 2011 10:03

MTN still supports African journalism after 10 years
MTN still supports African journalism after 10 years

While maintaining its decade-long relationship with the Highway Africa Conference, which starts in Cape Town, South Africa today, Friday, 16 September 2011, MTN has reaffirmed its commitment to the advancement of journalism and the media in Africa.

16 Sep 2011 11:22

[2011 trends] It's a Wild. Wired. Wellthy. World!
[2011 trends] It's a Wild. Wired. Wellthy. World!

The recent global recession has changed our world forever. In a new digital age, characterised by oversupply and too many product types in almost every market, the challenge for companies will be to locate and capture pools of high-profit demand and be able to move with speed and flexibility to take advantage of them. Here are 11 trends for 2011.

By Gisele Wertheim Aymes 18 Jan 2011 14:17

Official 2010 Loeries rankings
Official 2010 Loeries rankings

While there can be many ways of analysing any competition, this year the Loeries has introduced official winners rankings which aim to be a transparent mechanism for reporting the outcome of the awards. With the release of the printed Loeries annual, additional rankings will be published, including top 10 tables for all the individual credits, eg ECD, illustrator, writer and director, as well as post production/VFX, etc.

4 Oct 2010 12:38

Four Loerie Grands Prix this year
Four Loerie Grands Prix this year

Four Grands Prix were handed out this past weekend at the 32nd annual The Loerie Awards, held for the second time at Good Hope Centre in Cape Town: King James once again in TV & Cinema Commercials for Allan Gray's 'Legend'; the VWV Group in Experiential: Live Events for the 2010 FIFA World Cup closing ceremony; Boogerman+ Partners Architects in Architecture & Interior Design for Soccer City aka FNB Stadium aka National Stadium; and Grid Worldwide Branding and Tonic Design in Design Mixed-Media Campaign for the Comair/British Airways SLOW Lounge.

4 Oct 2010 10:41

Second African Experiential Marketing Summit - final agenda and speakers announced - EXP
Second African Experiential Marketing Summit - final agenda and speakers announced

The finalised agenda and lineup of speakers for the second African Experiential Marketing Summit have been announced.

Issued by EXP 18 Aug 2008 15:55

Powerful sponsorships

Kim Skildum-Reid, who heads up Power Sponsorship and is one of the world's top corporate sponsorship consultants, trainers, speakers, and authors, will be presenting a keynote speech on Last Generation Sponsorship at the African Experiential Marketing Summit on 3 September 2008, in Johannesburg.

Issued by EXP 4 Aug 2008 12:26

Experiential marketing guru Bernd H. Schmitt in SA - EXP
Experiential marketing guru Bernd H. Schmitt in SA

Founder and director of Columbia Business School's Center on Global Brand Management, Bernd H. Schmitt brings his wealth of expertise to South Africa at the 2nd African Experiential Marketing Summit in September.

Issued by EXP 28 Jul 2008 17:26

African Experiential Marketing Summit - EXP
African Experiential Marketing Summit

The second African Experiential Marketing Summit will be held on 3 September 2008 at Montecasino, Johannesburg.

Issued by EXP 30 Jun 2008 15:28

Electronics firm helps eye clinics

LG Electronics has launched a campaign to aid free eye care camps in Mozambique and Zambia.

6 Jun 2008 07:47

Exp Nigeria implements another successful activation for Heineken - EXP
Exp Nigeria implements another successful activation for Heineken

With Heineken in the third year of its global sponsorship of the UEFA Champions League, Heineken Nigeria has rolled out a campaign called the Heineken Champions Planet for the second consecutive year.

Issued by EXP 21 May 2008 15:17

ACP launches film production support programme

The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) presents the ACP-EU Support Programme for the ACP Cinema and Audiovisual Sector. The Secretariat of the ACP Group of States and the European Union have designed a new support programme for the ACP audiovisual sector, ACP Films (ie. cinema and television). ACP Films is managed by the ACP Secretariat and financed by the 9th European Development Fund (EDF).

25 Apr 2008 11:00

SA's Cyber Lotto Limited to invest US$1.7 million in Malawi

South African firm Cyber Lotto is to inject US$1.7m into Malawi's national lottery after taking over from struggling African Lotteries Limited (Aflot).

By Gregory Gondwe 25 Apr 2008 08:04

Bank sponsors Inside Africa

CNN International has announced Zenith Bank as the exclusive sponsor of its popular weekly feature programme, Inside Africa.

19 Feb 2008 06:14

PUMA and Ghana extend partnership
PUMA and Ghana extend partnership

PUMA and the Ghana Football Association (GFA) have announced a multi-year extension of their successful partnership through the 2014 FIFA World Cup. PUMA CEO Jochen Zeitz and GFA President Kwesi Nyantakyi made the announcement during a special reception in Ghana's capital of Accra.

7 Feb 2008 10:53

Donating threads to a common cause
Donating threads to a common cause

USA - The Icebox, an Atlanta-based promotional products and corporate apparel supplier, has been reaching out to some of the world's neediest children. Through its philanthropic division, Common Threads, the company has recently provided clothing, backpacks, games, and school supplies to orphans in Zambia and China.

1 Aug 2007 16:32

Burundi receives $40 million IDA grant for development

The Burundian government has received US$40 million (over R291 million) to improve accountability and governance at the local level through intensive capacity building and rebuilding social cohesion in the country.

By Bathandwa Mbola 23 Mar 2007 11:23

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