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Revealed: How BBC.com's doing African digital news justice
Revealed: How BBC.com's doing African digital news justice

Who better to provide news from the continent, for the continent, than the news service with more reporters in Africa than any other broadcaster? Here's what to expect from the new Africa-centric offering from bbc.com...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jan 2015 14:00

Bad karma? Hackers hit Gaborone daily
Bad karma? Hackers hit Gaborone daily

GABORONE, BOTSWANA: The Editor of the Gaborone Mmegi suspects a state organisation is behind a hacking attack last week, reports Mail & Guardian...

30 Jan 2015 08:48

Henk Swanepoel
[Trends 2015] Full adoption of mobile marketing in Africa

"Mobile... to become the leading mass media channel for Africa."

By Henk Swanepoel 30 Jan 2015 07:15

Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing
Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing

Know what'll happen if we don't make great strides with SA's internet growth? We'll lag even further behind the rest of the world, that's what, says Strategy Worx CEO Steven Ambrose...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jan 2015 14:00

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 120: Melissa Attree on Brands vs Publishers
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 120: Melissa Attree on Brands vs Publishers

In the latest Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show on Thursday, 29 January, show host Warren Harding was joined in studio by Melissa Attree (@MelAttree), Director of Content Strategy (@OgilvyCT). We spoke about Melissa's recent BizTrends 2015 article Brands vs Publishers, and how smart brands are starting to work with publishers.

29 Jan 2015 13:50

Networks in Africa: The year ahead
Networks in Africa: The year ahead

SUNNYVALE, US: Major data breaches continue with a significant rise in those originating from mobile devices...

By Matthew Barker 29 Jan 2015 13:21

Tanzania shuts major East African newspaper
Tanzania shuts major East African newspaper

Arusha - Tanzania has suspended the publication of a major regional newspaper, the East African, with diplomats voicing concern at a possible crackdown on press freedom ahead of elections in October.

28 Jan 2015 13:00

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 120: Melissa Attree chats Brands vs Publishers
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 120: Melissa Attree chats Brands vs Publishers

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, Thursday, 29 January 2015, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding chats to Melissa Attree, Director of Content Strategy at Ogilvy CT (@OgilvyCT), and Candice Winterboer, founder of Alfa Alfa Content Generator.

28 Jan 2015 11:38

SADC Media awards entries now open
SADC Media awards entries now open

Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open...

28 Jan 2015 09:13

A new era of fashion: an African perspective
A new era of fashion: an African perspective

In the words of famed fashion designer Alexander McQueen, "It's a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It's all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together."

By Tiffany Conley 28 Jan 2015 07:23

The challenge of e-commerce transactions on a mobile device
The challenge of e-commerce transactions on a mobile device

Do you have an antivirus product on your mobile phone? If not, best you invest in one in order to protect against mobile fraud, as mobile payments and card-not-present retail go on the rise...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2015 14:00

Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless
Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless

Do you have papers lying everywhere in what you like to call 'organised chaos?' Not anymore! Make sure everything is in tip-top shape with our handy tips to go (almost) paperless and reduce business clutter...

26 Jan 2015 14:01

Lobola goes mobile
Lobola goes mobile

Not everyone is happy with a new mobile app that takes the African tradition of paying a bride price into the technological age...

26 Jan 2015 10:09