[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 191: Uber for Business
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 191: Uber for Business

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on Thursday, 29 September 2016, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding chats to Busi Sizani, Uber for Business program manager for sub-Saharan Africa.

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10 ways to create digital economies

For the first time, new evidence from 25 countries in Africa and abroad, shows how governments and companies can move away from cash, as McKinsey Global Institute reveals a potential $3.7 trillion GDP boost.

21 hours ago

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Moroccan threatened over cartoon posted by killed Jordanian

RABAT, Morocco - Well-known Moroccan cartoonist Khalid Geddar has asked for police protection after being threatened for reposting a drawing that led to the murder of a Jordanian writer, he said on Monday.

1 day ago

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Social media persecution in Tanzania

Freedom of expression online is under attack in Tanzania as the government abuses legal and judicial processes to suppress critical voices on the internet, in violation of regional and international human rights standards, according to media watchdog, the African Freedom of Expression Exchange.

1 day ago

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Free digital marketing masterclass at Lagos Startup Week

Lagos Startup Week, the annual week long celebration of startups in Lagos is back and scheduled to take place this week at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki Lagos. This year's Lagos Startup week theme is 'Be Inspired'.

1 day ago

Barron Ernst
Mobile services: how to crack high growth markets

Smartphone use in high growth markets like India and Africa differs from developed markets. This is because there are a very different set of constraints in operation, most of which stem from cost and infrastructure. If businesses want to deliver successful mobile services to emerging markets, they need to understand local nuances and design a business model that fits.

2 days ago

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GE Africa CEO to advise on Africa trade

WASHINGTON D.C., USA - Jay Ireland, President and CEO of GE Africa, was named as chair of the second President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (PAC-DBIA) by US Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker.

2 days ago

Njeri Kabeberi
New Greenpeace Africa director

Kenyan born Njeri Kabeberi, has been appointed executive director for Greenpeace Africa after an extensive search for a combination of skills required to drive the organisation towards a people-powered movement.

2 days ago

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Air Travel: East Africa rising

Analysis of International air travel to East Africa this year (January to August) by ForwardKeys, a company that predicts future travel patterns by analysing 14 million booking transactions a day, reveals strong growth of 11.2% compared with the same period last year.

2 days ago

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Five million Somalis now food insecure

MOGADISHU, Somalia - Five million Somalis - more than 40% of the country's population - do not have sufficient food, according to a new assessment report released this past week in Mogadishu.

2 days ago

Collaborate to unlock competitive advantage
Collaborate to unlock competitive advantage

How companies can use collaboration tools as innovation hacks.

By Farren Roper 2 days ago

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#TRENDING: The experience economy

In order to earn the attention of consumers, brands need to create experiences that they can share.

By Louise Marsland 2 days ago

Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'
Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'

Scandinavian company, Grundfos, have come with a solution that will improve access and payments for drinking water. The collaboration ensures easy connection of mobile wallet providers and water service providers, to simplify access for the end consumer.

23 Sep 2016