OMG Digital Founders: Dominic Mensah, Prince Boakye Boampong and Jesse Arhin Ghansah.
Reaching Africa's millennials through targeted digital media

ACCRA, Ghana - OMG Digital, a digital new media company that is focused on building influential media brands for millions of African millennials around the globe, have secured $1.1m seed funding from international investors.

8 hours ago

Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards
Time running out to enter the Standard Bank Top Women Awards

Entries for the 14th annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards close on 30 June 2017.

Issued by Topco Media 10 hours ago

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Information overload fuels 'fake news': study

PARIS - "Fake news" has become a troubling phenomenon, allegedly used to manipulate voters and fuel a rise in global populism. In one case, it inspired a man to shoot up a Washington pizzeria.

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#StartupStory: KapitalWise
#StartupStory: KapitalWise

KapitalWise uses predictive analytics to analyse your accounts and move extra cash towards your investment goals. In a nutshell, it delivers a digital banking experience which automates savings and investing. We hear from Lynn Chen (COO) about their mission and what they hope to gain from the Barclays Accelerator Programme.

By Ilse van den Berg 12 hours ago

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New Tafel Lite ad from Namibia Breweries

Namibia Breweries' Tafel Lite, launched in Namibia one year ago, has released a new TVC geared to attract a new generation of young, proudly Namibian, adults.

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Facebook to produce own TV series, games

NEW YORK - Facebook is starting production on high-quality television series and gaming shows to be broadcast on its platform, one of the social media giant's executives said on Monday.

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Greg Marinovich and Zakes Mda
Sunday Times Literary Awards 2017 winners announced

This year's winners of the Sunday Times Literary Awards, in association with Porcupine Ridge, were announced on Saturday night, 24 June at Tiso Blackstar Group's (formerly Times Media) new office venue at Hill on Empire in Parktown, Johannesburg.

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Africa Code Week launches for 2017
Africa Code Week launches for 2017

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius - The 2017 round of Africa Code Week was officially launched last week in Flic-En-Flac, Mauritius. Now in its third year, Africa Code Week aims to spread coding literacy among African youth, with a key focus on female skills development and training.

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Nigerian start-up, Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment
Nigerian start-up, Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment

Within an African e-commerce sector which is plagued by cash, with the majority of payments still being made in cash at the point of delivery, Mastercard has partnered with Nigerian tech start-up NetPlus, to develop an e-commerce solution that will help make cash a thing of the past, for e-retailers and consumers alike.

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Could architainment lure consumers back to shopping centres?
Could architainment lure consumers back to shopping centres?

Developers, architects and shopping centres are under increasing pressure, due to the rise of ecommerce, to draw customers back to the physical retail environment. Beyond that, they need to ensure consistent, solid traffic all year round and keep consumers in centres for longer to facilitate greater spending.

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Thomson Reuters wants to partner with “vibrant” African innovators
Thomson Reuters wants to partner with “vibrant” African innovators

Thomson Reuters is looking at ways to partner with the “vibrant innovation hotspots” of Nairobi and Lagos, having launched its innovation lab in Cape Town at the end of last year.

By Tom Jackson 1 day ago

#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan
#Newsmaker: Kojo Baffoe the Afropolitan

The Afropolitan recently celebrated its 50th edition with a gala evening where publisher Sean Press announced philosopher, Kaya FM radio host and writer Kojo Baffoe the new editor of the magazine.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

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A new measurement paradigm that is ideal for ad testing

One of the difficulties of advertising research is to determine the dimensions to measure.

By mike broom 23 Jun 2017