When Uganda joined the internet bandwagon less than a decade ago, it had hopes of delivering important information to farmers. It hasn’t worked out that way because much of the information bypasses farmers, who are often too poor to access the internet, and there is a general lack of coherence in the way the information is presented. 1 Jan 2005 18:38
Africa’s telecommunications, and hence its business potential, will never reach full fruition if rural areas and the poor are ignored when it comes to the provision of services. 14 Mar 2007 11:55
Reuters has expanded its television coverage of Africa with the recent launch of a dedicated daily video feed, Reuters Africa Daily. The new service provides both African and global broadcasters with a variety of video news from the region. 12 Nov 2006 19:39
[Boitumelo Mmotlana & Mmoneng Gwebu]
Pioneers in the fields of public relations and communication academia gathered at an academic forum running alongside the main Federation of African PR Associations (FAPRA) conference last week to discuss the future public relations curriculum to be offered on tertiary level. 28 May 2006 12:40
A further strategic position has been confirmed at Media24 Africa as the company sets its sights on future growth and development in Africa. Rudi Hofmeister assumes the role of new business development manager. He will be responsible for market development in Nigeria, Angola, Kenya and Uganda. 6 Feb 2006 13:01
The search for fresh modelling talent begins this month as TV channel M-Net and mobile phone company Nokia start holding open castings for aspiring models in Accra, Addis Ababa, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Gaborone, Johannesburg, Kampala, Kigali, Lagos, Luanda, Lusaka, Nairobi and Windhoek. 7 Dec 2005 12:09
Stanbic Bank is encouraging people living in Uganda, Namibia, Malawi, Swaziland, Zambia and Botswana to look for inspiring success stories and nominate community-based projects for cash donations to acknowledge local nation-builders. 20 Nov 2005 12:21
Making investment happen to stimulate African development was the topic of the NEPAD/OECD Investment Initiative held at the Imperial Resort Beach Hotel, in Entebbe, Uganda last week. The Roundtable was organised under the joint auspices of NEPAD and the OECD Investment Committee, sponsored by the Government of Uganda, with the co-operation of JICA and JETRO of Japan. 30 May 2005 11:01
Alliance Media, a multinational outdoor advertising company, has announced the acquisition of Israeli group Monier Outdoor Advertising, East Africa. Monier have become the leading outdoor advertising company in the East African region over the past decade, having established dominance in Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia. 2 Feb 2005 13:19
Ogilvy Africa recently hosted its 2004 Africa Training Programme (ATP) that saw 29 delegates coming together from Angola, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Ghana, Mauritius, Malawi, Zambia, Congo, Uganda, Ogilvy Durban, Ogilvy Cape Town and Ogilvy Johannesburg at the Ogilvy offices in Johannesburg.
20 Oct 2004 14:20
It's a fact: South Africa has a lower rate of entrepreneurship than Uganda. It's also a fact that in South Africa, total entrepreneurial rates are nearly 50% lower on average than in other developing countries.
13 Oct 2004 14:41
Ogilvy Africa recently hosted a successful media workshop that saw 25 senior media planners coming together from Angola, Malawi, Botswana, Mozambique, the DRC, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Nigeria and South Africa. 29 Sep 2004 10:57
Barbara Cooke and Tim Bester, licensees of TGI in South Africa, have announced that BMRB UK has signed a license agreement with Consumer Insight, a Nairobi, Kenya based company to launch TGI in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania. 25 Aug 2004 14:53