The CommsMEA Awards took place at Jumeirah Emirates Towers in Dubai last week honouring those operators, vendors, regulators and professionals that stood out in the regional telecoms sector in the past year. Here are all the winners...
10 Dec 2013 14:25
DHL is noting an increase in online shopping in sub-Saharan Africa, with the increased availability of broadband access, more affordable data costs and consistent development of mobile devices. This bodes well for the upcoming festive season.
10 Dec 2013 09:55
Management of Zaa Radio 99.3 FM, based in Tamale, have declared December as the Entrepreneur and Investment Month (EIM), reports Modern Ghana.
10 Dec 2013 09:45
Not sure whether or not to include a photo of yourself on your CV? What's the minimum amount of time you should stay at a company to avoid looking like a job-hopper? We answer both these questions this week.
By Juliette Attwell 10 Dec 2013 09:36
Tanzanian social enterprise Ubongo will next month launch Ubongo Kids, an interactive cartoon which allows children to participate via SMS, on national television, while launching a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for further rollouts. (video)
9 Dec 2013 14:02
Homecoming Revolution was established in South Africa in 2003 and is described as a proven one-stop platform for African skills repatriation. I chatted to company founder and CEO, Angel Jones and newly appointed managing partner, Bruce Mubayiwa to find out more about his new role as well as where the company is heading.
By Ilse van den Berg 9 Dec 2013 12:58
The smartphone is said to have the potential to bridge the digital divide by providing universal access and connectivity to a wider scope of citizens, regardless of location or economic status.
9 Dec 2013 11:32
The Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism, which have opened for entries, have grouped next year's awards into platform neutral, platform specific and special awards. The new-look awards broaden the scope of the competition and aim to recognise and reward the achievements of today's business journalists in the most relevant way possible.
9 Dec 2013 11:21
MTN Uganda customers can now enjoy a free minute every day between 6am and 9am to call their loved ones on MTN through the mobile operator's 'Good Morning Uganda' promotion.
9 Dec 2013 10:23
'2D is the opportunity to use data to communicate with the consumer on their smart phone. It is part of what was a big trend, but now is viewed as part of our lives, mobility. Mobile marketing is driving 2D and is a pillar of 2D.'
By Danette Breitenbach 9 Dec 2013 10:10
As Kenya prepares to mark her Golden Jubilee on 12 December, we are still lagging behind in tackling some of the challenges we face as a country. Freedom of expression as stipulated in Article 34 of our Constitution is under threat. Corruption and cheap politics still reign supreme.
By Oscar Okwaro 9 Dec 2013 09:50
The Zambian government has decided to reissue the call for tenders for the execution of the digital migration process, reaffirming its commitment to adhering to the 2015 deadline.
6 Dec 2013 11:46
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
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