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Kano to partner Daily Trust on newspaper revival
Kano to partner Daily Trust on newspaper revival

The Kano State government at the weekend said it will partner Daily Trust newspapers to revive its publication, Triumph, which closed down two years ago...

By Ismail Mudashir 7 Jul 2015 14:27

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 139: What you missed at the BrightRock Connection Session
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 139: What you missed at the BrightRock Connection Session

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, Thursday, 9 July 2015, from 9-10am, we play the podcast from the BrightRock Connection Session that took place on 25 June at the Breakwater Lodge in Cape Town.

7 Jul 2015 13:36

Lenovo unveils new ICT logo
Lenovo unveils new ICT logo

LAGOS, NIGERIA: Lenovo has launched a new industry logo aimed at stamping it's feet in the smartphones market.

By Nurudeen Oyewole 7 Jul 2015 13:27

Social Media Awards 2015 call for nominations
Social Media Awards 2015 call for nominations

Social media enthusiasts now have a chance to nominate individuals and corporate organisations for this year's Olx Social Media Awards (Olx SOMA) following the recent launch of the call for nominations...

7 Jul 2015 11:34

We won't return to analogue TV, says UCC
We won't return to analogue TV, says UCC

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) said it will not return to "analogue broadcasting" signal as court directed on Thursday...

By Frederic Musisi 7 Jul 2015 11:01

Why Webfluential's wired as the SA start-up to watch
Why Webfluential's wired as the SA start-up to watch

So many start-ups, so few still thriving a few months down the line. It's sad but true. Luckily Webfluential falls into the 'still a success and steadily increasing' category - here's why...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2015 14:00

Africa celebrates Social Media Day with #SMDayAfrica
Africa celebrates Social Media Day with #SMDayAfrica

Annually taking place on 30 June, Africa celebrated Social Media Day for the first time, with the continent using the hashtag #SMDayAfrica to drive the conversation on digital in Africa.

6 Jul 2015 08:45

Switch back to analogue, court tells commission
Switch back to analogue, court tells commission

KAMPALA, UGANDA: Mengo Chief Magistrates Court issued an interim order directing the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to immediately switch back to the old television signal transmission of analogue from digital signal transmission.

By Anthony Wesaka 3 Jul 2015 14:09

After SA, Facebook now eyes the Kenyan market
After SA, Facebook now eyes the Kenyan market

After announcing on Monday that Facebook had opened its office in Johannesburg, South Africa, Facebook now eyes the East African market with a major focus on Kenya...

By Lilian Mutegi 3 Jul 2015 13:59

How social media has evolved in Uganda
How social media has evolved in Uganda

Social media has become an integral part of modern society. There are general social networks with user bases larger than the population of most countries. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube and WhatsApp are some of the popular social media sites that are being used in Uganda. On 30 June, the sixth annual Social Media Day was observed. Over the years, we see how social media has changed the face of communication in the country.

By Rachel Kanyoro 3 Jul 2015 13:46

PAMRO conference to tap into African media research
PAMRO conference to tap into African media research

The 16th annual Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) conference is set to take place this year in Tanzania from 23 - 26 August at the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel, Dar es Salaam...

3 Jul 2015 12:42

Insight into how Facebook is used in Egypt
Insight into how Facebook is used in Egypt

Recent research has been gathered in the "eMarketing Egypt insights 5th Edition 2014 Report", which highlighted that Facebook users in Egypt is a youth community.

2 Jul 2015 15:04

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 138: Isilumko Activate and agency focus with 20Across

On Thursday, 2 July 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) chatted in studio to Lauren Durant, Director at Isilumko Activate, a national brand activations business geared to help brands grow, sell more and create better relationships with their customers by interacting with them in a more meaningful way.

2 Jul 2015 14:37