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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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Multiple pieces of marketing research show that Millennials are the largest generation with the greatest combined purchasing power in history...

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Programmatic advertising increases globally
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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...

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Why YouTubers should consider collaborating with influencer marketing platforms
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I recently read an article that explained how 41% of people between the ages of 18 to 29 are using AdBlock Plus - an application that allows people to block online adverts...

By Chiara Di Rago 19 Jul 2016

Reducing food loss through sustainable production practices in Africa
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New pilot initiative in Kaduna, Nigeria, will boost inclusive growth in African food industry...

18 Jul 2016

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You can't turn on a screen in 2016 without seeing an example of branded content or native advertising flit across your eyes...

By Spero Patricios 18 Jul 2016

Building a startup in Africa means getting your hands dirty
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African Entrepreneurs need to get their hands dirty, move fast and tweak their plans...

By Ayilara Olatunde 18 Jul 2016

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Social entrepreneurs, like musician Sudha Kheterpal and the Spark electricity-generating musical instrument, are bringing the universal electrification goal closer...

15 Jul 2016

Backtracking from social media to email marketing
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Make it your business mission to reach consumers in the most intimate marketing space - no, not through their ever-changing social media feeds, rather do so through the admittedly cluttered email inboxes...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jul 2016

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Restoring the global economy's ability to deliver prosperity

The Sustainable Development Goals must become the yardstick for judging inclusive growth in the global economy, says Mukhisa Kituyi, UN Conference on Trade & Development...

By Mukhisa Kituyi 12 Jul 2016

Kigali hosts 27th African Union summit
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The AU passport to facilitate trade across Africa is expected to be launched at the African Union summit this week...

11 Jul 2016

Smart cities for Africa
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Convergence on the continent: opportunities for African smart cities...

By Webb Meko 30 Jun 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

Attree
Content strategy for the future

Melissa Attree, director of content strategy at Ogilvy & Mather SA, recently took time out of her busy schedule to host an informal training session with Bizcommunity's content team on content strategy for the future...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Jun 2016

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Zimbabwe is open for business

Strides being made by Zimbabwe to improve the ease of doing business in the country...

28 Jun 2016

Harmonising media research across Africa
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Beyond Babel: harmonising media research across Africa for a more prosperous future...

By Oresti Patricios 27 Jun 2016

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...

By Nicola Graves 24 Jun 2016

Innovation Prize for Africa winners: (L-R): Dr Imogen Wright, Dr Eddy Agbo, Dr Achidi Valentin Agon.
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Ground-breaking healthcare solutions grab the Innovation Prize for Africa 2016 - total cash awards of US$150 000, showcasing African ingenuity...

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How to market in Africa

Marketing in Africa: getting around uniquely African hurdles...

23 Jun 2016

Energy investors merge to create pan-Africa power group
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Two major investors in African power projects announced a joint venture to help boost electricity output across the continent...

23 Jun 2016

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Africa's productivity growth rate falls

Africa's average rate of productivity growth falls to 1.7%...

23 Jun 2016

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Youth employment trends in East Africa

Youth-led research shows young Africans still face many obstacles when entering the labour market...

21 Jun 2016

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President of Mozambique and The Coca-Cola Company chairman and CEO open fully-automated, world-class bottling plant in Mozambique...

20 Jun 2016

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With new backing from Zuckerberg and GV, Andela will empower Africa's next generation of great technical leaders...

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The influential Consumer Goods Forum summit was held in Africa for the first time - these are the top trends emerging...

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Research on sharing economy for Namibia

German Ambassador Invites UNAM researcher on 'Sharing Economy' to Germany...

17 Jun 2016

#CGFsummit: Reasons to believe in Africa
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There are many reasons to invest in Africa and even more reasons to believe in Africa, international delegates were told at the Consumer Goods Forum global summit in Cape Town...

By Louise Marsland 17 Jun 2016

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#CGFSummit: Future of retailing in sub-Saharan Africa

Five things you need to know about the future of the retail market in sub-Saharan Africa...

By Louise Marsland 16 Jun 2016

Nigeria promotes ridesharing in Africa
Nigeria promotes ridesharing in Africa

Nigeria leads the way promoting ridesharing in Africa, says Uber...

By Ebi Atawodi 14 Jun 2016

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This development-oriented agreement is the first of its kind with an African region, pursuing regional economic integration...

13 Jun 2016

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8 lessons for entrepreneurs to go global

Ivan Epstein, president for Sage International (Africa, Australia, Middle East and Asia), relates his 8 lessons for entrepreneurs...

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