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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

Killing two birds with one stone
Killing two birds with one stone

In securing the Above the Line (ATL) business of a client in Africa, and a major local client, Switch has a launched itself squarely into the advertising space.

By Danette Breitenbach 2 Jul 2015 14:18

Winners of the One Africa Partner Summit 2015 Awards announced
Winners of the One Africa Partner Summit 2015 Awards announced

Winners of the Africa Channel Partner Awards were announced at the Cisco One Africa Partner Summit 2015 which took place from 23 - 25 June 2015 in Limpopo, South Africa.

2 Jul 2015 09:24

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation signs agreement with Jasco
Namibian Broadcasting Corporation signs agreement with Jasco

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has extended its Service Level Agreement (SLA) after signing a three-year contract with Jasco Broadcast Solutions...

2 Jul 2015 09:16

African Movie Channel to enter European TV channel market
African Movie Channel to enter European TV channel market

African Movie Channel (AMC) has partnered with Lebara to distribute on the new Lebara Play OTT TV service; this is the first time AMC is being licensed for distribution outside Africa...

2 Jul 2015 09:08

Entries now open for the Nigeria Technology Awards 2015
Entries now open for the Nigeria Technology Awards 2015

The first Nigeria Technology Awards (N.i.T.A) has opened for free entry and nomination to the general public. The awards recognise and reward technology entrepreneurs, innovators, academicians, inventors and policy makers (Government) in Nigeria.

2 Jul 2015 08:54

NBA'S first game on African soil attracts big players
NBA'S first game on African soil attracts big players

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) today named Econet Global Limited, Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa, NIKE Inc., South African Airways (SAA), SuperSport, and 947 as partners for NBA Africa Game 2015. The first NBA game in Africa will take place on 1 August 2015 at Ellis Park Arena in Johannesburg, South Africa.

1 Jul 2015 13:58

Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office
Nunu Ntshingila to head up Facebook's first African office

Based in Melrose Arch, Facebook opened its first African office to further the company's commitment to help businesses connect with people. Ogilvy veteran, Nunu Ntshingila, will be the company's new Head of Africa.

30 Jun 2015 07:22