License-free Chinese content for African broadcasters
License-free Chinese content for African broadcasters

BON Cloud has launched license-free content for African Broadcasters seeking China-related stories. The China-focused globally integrated content archive produces and archives video content across business, travel and culture in full HD, ready for delivery.

11 hours ago

The big three: Professional website platforms for small businesses
The big three: Professional website platforms for small businesses

A brand has less than two seconds to make an impact with a potential customer. On the web, the endless barrage of advertising and content means that your company has to stand out from the crowd, or risk becoming part of the noise.

By Hicks Crawford 13 hours ago

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MTN's solar electricity mobile service expands

MTN and Lumos have announced their commitment to further expand their service across Katsina state, providing accessible solar-powered electricity to thousands of homes and businesses across the state that were previously 'off the grid'.

13 hours ago

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Nigeria trials mobile smartphone IDs

HID Global, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, is working with Media Concepts International of Lagos, Nigeria, to deploy mobile IDs on Nigerian citizens' smartphones using the new HID Global goID platform.

13 hours ago

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How to survive in media sales

Media sales teams are under pressure from a multichannel world. A world in which some of their skills may be replaced by algorithms as programmatic media houses take over some of the inventory from publishers. A world with new job descriptions that didn't exist even five years ago.

13 hours ago

[Shopper Marketing] Customers gravitate to the 'Third Place'
[Shopper Marketing] Customers gravitate to the 'Third Place'

Shopper marketing is being driven by a shopper revolution powered by our digital world. It is one of the few advertising channels showing growth globally; and has led a "seismic change in marketing".

By Louise Marsland 15 hours ago

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Nigeria's CcHub makes co-working free

Nigerian tech and innovation space Co-Creation Hub (CcHub) has announced free access to its co-working space from 13 June, as the flagship Lagos incubator looks to further develop the local tech startup ecosystem.

By Tom Jackson 15 hours ago

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Uganda journalism outreach

The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for a reporting trip to Uganda. Women journalists with at least three years of experience and excellent English skills can apply.

16 hours ago

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Mobile money aid for humanitarian disasters

Ericsson has committed to developing the Ericsson Emergency Wallet, a mobile financial services solution, for deployment in the immediate aftermath of disaster or crises to support humanitarian organisations and affected populations within Africa, as well as globally.

16 hours ago

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Good corporate governance equals investment

Without increased economic activity across all industry sectors, Africa will need to focus on softer issues such as good corporate and political governance to retain investors in the short to medium term.

17 hours ago

Cultural appreciation in reputation management
Cultural appreciation in reputation management

On my most recent trip to Ghana, I had an opportunity to present to a large group of senior marketing communication professionals about reputation management and crisis communication.

By Daniel Munslow 1 day ago

GE spearheads infrastructure development
GE spearheads infrastructure development

General Electric, together with the Mara Group and Atlas Merchant Capital, are leading an initiative to create a joint venture dedicated to investing in the highly underdeveloped African infrastructure sector. The joint venture will seek to invest in infrastructure equity projects in selected countries throughout Africa.

1 day ago

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New global exhibition for Africa

The first plastic, rubber, petrochemical and building materials exhibition took place last week at the Mlimani City Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam, 27-29 May 2016. The event, dubbed, Africa-PPB-EXPO Tanzania 2016, featured exhibitors and visitors from all over East and Central Africa as well as B2B meetings and matchmaking opportunities.

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