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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

Kenya: Three new stations set to join local TV scene
Kenya: Three new stations set to join local TV scene

Three Nairobi-based companies have applied for licensing to join the rapidly growing commercial free-to-air television broadcasting industry as the country migrates from analogue transmission to digital.

By Constant Munda 27 Jan 2015 09:40

Facebook, Airtel Partner to Bring Internet.org APP to Ghana
Facebook, Airtel Partner to Bring Internet.org APP to Ghana

Ghana now becomes the fifth country globally to receive internet.org application.

By Lilian Mutegi 27 Jan 2015 09:25

Commercial TV white spaces give Ghanaian students cheap internet
Commercial TV white spaces give Ghanaian students cheap internet

Microsoft has launched TVWS in Ghana - and students are benefiting (Video)...

27 Jan 2015 07:25

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

Botswana Certified Meeting Professional recertified
Botswana Certified Meeting Professional recertified

Gwen Watkins, the only Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) in Botswana, has been recertified until 1 January 2020. Watkins is one of only 23 CMPs in Southern Africa. The Convention Industry Council, based in Washington DC, offers this foremost international certification of the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry to recognise individuals who have achieved the industry's highest standard of professionalism.

26 Jan 2015 11:02

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

Nigeria: Google launches online portal for 2015 elections
Nigeria: Google launches online portal for 2015 elections

Google has announced it launched an online portal where voters can keep an eye on the latest news about Nigerian politics in the run-up to the general elections in February.

26 Jan 2015 09:36

Have we left the media freedom debate too late?
Have we left the media freedom debate too late?

If you thought the murder of French media workers had little impact on the South African media landscape, Right2Know suggests you think again - prepare to take action with your pens and laptops...

By Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2015 14:00