On Thursday, 8 October 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) was joined in studio by Jonty Fisher (@jontyfisher), OFYT - Group Strategy Director and advisory panel member for the IMC Conference.
9 Oct 2015 11:44
The government of Central Darfur has agreed with the federal Ministry of Information on the establishment of FM broadcasting stations in the state.
9 Oct 2015 11:28
Africa's first Comedy Central International Comedy Festival will take place at the Silverstar Casino, Johannesburg, from 26 November - 5 December 2015.
9 Oct 2015 09:54
The GSMA launched the Mobile Economy Report for sub-Saharan Africa 2015 at Mobile - 360 in Cape Town, yesterday, 8 October 2015. The report found that the mobile industry in sub-Saharan Africa contributed more than US $100 billion to the region in 2014 - equivalent to 5.7% of the region's GDP.
9 Oct 2015 09:31
Innovation hubs such as the Co-Creation Hub in Lagos, the Jozihub in Johannesburg and the Impact Hubs spread across Africa continue to be great sources of support for entrepreneurship and youth empowerment.
9 Oct 2015 07:00
NFV (Network Functions Virtualisation) and SDN (Software Defined Networking) offer new ways for telecom operators to design, build, operate and manage information networks. Experts at the 2015 AfricaCom Conference from 17-19 November 2015 in Cape Town, will unpack these very hot topics which are sure to generate some intense discussion.
Issued by AfricaCom 8 Oct 2015 11:55
Public voting has opened for the shortlist of the Forbes Africa 2015 Person of the Year nominees. Scheduled to take place in Nairobi, Kenya at the end of November this year, the award has attracted the highest calibre of nominees from across the continent. The award celebrates 'The individual who, for better or worse, has had the most influence on events of the year gone by'.
8 Oct 2015 11:52
The African business landscape is evolving at a rapid pace. Africa has always been a mobile-centric hub, and with operators about to launch $30 smartphone handsets, the perfect storm is rapidly approaching. According to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, African smartphone penetration will be sitting at 70% by 2020. This increased accessibility to intelligent devices will mean that marketers will need to build integrated campaigns with mobile as a channel in mind.
By Sean Riley 8 Oct 2015 10:45
The African Cristal 2015 Awards showed a high level of predictability in SA films, says Alistair King, Chief Creative Officer of King James Group, but all is not lost - we simply need to use our own subject matter...
By Leigh Andrews 8 Oct 2015 06:00
To reduce data costs and boost e-commerce in Nigeria, Jumia, an online shopping destination has launched its free internet service with MTN. This means it will not charge users of its mobile network for the data they consume while using the Jumia app.
7 Oct 2015 14:04