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Intra-African broadband terrestrial infrastructure

The African Union Commission (AUC), through the Infrastructure and Energy Department, in collaboration with the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology of Kenya, has launched the Kenya Internet Exchange Point of Presence in Mombasa.

12 hours ago

Humanitarian media journal for Africa
Humanitarian media journal for Africa

Perspective Publications, a South African company, has launched the first in a global series of quarterly journals covering humanitarian-related news on issues impacting the continent of Africa.

12 hours ago

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Editors of Zambian newspaper arrested

Zambian police said they had arrested two senior editors of the country's largest independent newspaper that was shut last week over alleged unpaid tax.

12 hours ago

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Infrastructure development opportunities in Kenya

Research and consulting specialists Africa House will lead a high-level business delegation to Kenya's Lamu region next month, to position South African business to take advantage of a projected development boom in the area.

12 hours ago

#MobileFocus: Mobile ads vulnerable to adblocking
#MobileFocus: Mobile ads vulnerable to adblocking

Ads on mobile apps and the mobile web can now be blocked, and research shows 20 million smartphone users worldwide are doing just that.

By Dr Johnny Ryan 18 hours ago

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 179: Terry Murphy and the Shopper Path to Purchase 2016
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 179: Terry Murphy and the Shopper Path to Purchase 2016

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 30 June 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding takes a look at the upcoming Marketing Mix Conference, Shopper Path to Purchase 2016 event happening on 20 and 21 July at the Bryanston Country Club in Johannesburg.

18 hours ago

Nicole Biondi
Six lessons in storytelling

Storytelling as an art form is ancient, part of what makes us human. As the world shifts to all things digital, our storytelling has adapted, but remains an effective tool for marketing and building brands. For tourism professionals, storytelling can be incorporated all the time as a means of reaching visitors and potential visitors. Here are some pointers for creating productive narratives:

By Nicole Biondi 1 day ago

Attree
Content strategy for the future

Melissa Attree, director of content strategy at Ogilvy & Mather SA, recently took time out of her busy schedule to host an informal training session with Bizcommunity's content team on content strategy for the future.

By Leigh Andrews 1 day ago

Richard Barry
#MobileFocus: Mobile apps have changed communication

Mobile applications, or apps as they are known, have fundamentally changed the way people interact with the world, connect and communicate. Many SMEs want to develop products, like apps, to differentiate themselves in the market.

By Louise Marsland 1 day ago

#MobileFocus: Transformational leadership needed for digital industry
#MobileFocus: Transformational leadership needed for digital industry

More people on the planet own mobile phones than toothbrushes. These levels of mobile technology adoption have created the ability for people that were previously "excluded" to be part and parcel of local and global business.

By Musa Kalenga 1 day ago

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#MobileFocus: IoT to dominate connected devices by 2018

Ericsson released its latest Mobility Report this month, June 2016, and predicts that the Internet of Things (IoT) will outstrip mobile phones as the "largest category of connected devices" by 2018.

1 day ago

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#MobileFocus: Mobile glossary

In its latest Mobility Report (June 2016), Ericsson published a handy glossary, listing some of the key acronyms and terms used in mobile-speak today. Print and keep!

1 day ago

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business

On Thursday, 23 June 2016, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizwazza) looked at 21C business solutions, a training and education company who will be piloting an eight week short course at Vega School in Cape Town from 2 July to 20 August 2016.

23 Jun 2016