#BizTrends2018: How to manoeuvre through 2018 and come out the other side
#BizTrends2018: How to manoeuvre through 2018 and come out the other side

What a crazy year it has been for planners and marketers - it's been challenging right? Navigating new technologies, sifting through the claimed vs the real, local industry research has been turned on its head leaving many agencies and clients really scrambling to build benchmarks for success and establishing a new normal.

By Natasha Fourie 5 Feb 2018

Tell the authentic stories of Africa
Tell the authentic stories of Africa

There are so many authentic African stories that aren't being told because they don't fit the "mould" of existing media platforms. We, as Africans, need to own our platforms to start telling our stories in the way we want them to be told.

By Moliehi Molekoa 31 Jan 2018

Tighten ICT laws, ZICTA Urged

Government has challenged the Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) to strengthen laws pertaining to the use of various forms of technology such as internet in the country.

13 Sep 2012

AgriBusiness Congress highlights investment opportunities
AgriBusiness Congress highlights investment opportunities

The recent AgriBusiness Congress in Zambia gathered the country's business and political leaders, including the Zambian vice president, Dr Guy Scott, the deputy minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Luxon Kazabu, as well as representatives of agri stakeholders Standard Bank, Shoprite, John Deer, Cargill and CHC Commodities.

12 Sep 2012

RURA to launch study on mobile usage

Rwanda Utilities and Regularity Authority (RURA) will, by the end of this year, conduct a study on the use of mobile phones among the rural population to establish areas with rapid mobile phone and internet penetration.

By Fred Buteera 11 Sep 2012

South African Tourism to open office in Nairobi
South African Tourism to open office in Nairobi

South African Tourism (SAT) plans to open a regional office in Nairobi during the 2013-2014 financial year, South African Tourism director for Domestic, Africa and Middle East, Phumi Ndlomo has disclosed.

11 Sep 2012

Zambia's largest free-standing billboard installed by Alliance Media
Zambia's largest free-standing billboard installed by Alliance Media

Alliance Media Zambia, Zambia's largest outdoor advertising company has installed Lusaka's largest free-standing billboard structure in the capital city's upmarket area of Kabulonga. The billboard was taken up by Samsung who is using the medium to promote the newly released Galaxy S III and the Smart TV.

Issued by Alliance Media 10 Sep 2012

CNBC Africa to open bureau in Rwanda
CNBC Africa to open bureau in Rwanda

CNBC Africa is expected to open its ninth African bureau in Rwanda as it continues to widen its African reporting footprint. The bureau in partnership with Rwanda TV and the Rwanda Development Board, will be based in the Rwandan capital, Kigali and opens for business in September 2012.

4 Sep 2012

Tigo, Reach for Change partner to boost social entrepreneurship
Tigo, Reach for Change partner to boost social entrepreneurship

Millicom International Cellular, operating under the Tigo brand, and non-profit organisation Reach for Change have agreed to join forces to improve the lives of children in Africa through social entrepreneurship.

4 Sep 2012

Napers forecasts digital TV growth

South African technology firm, Naspers, projects the uptake of digital terrestrial television, GoTV to increase in the coming months in Nigeria and Zambia.

By Mthulisi Sibanda 27 Aug 2012

Ogilvy & Mather, Scangroup partner in Africa
Ogilvy & Mather, Scangroup partner in Africa

Ogilvy & Mather and Scangroup have partnered in creating the sub-Saharan African venture, Ogilvy Africa. The partnership is via a share swap transaction, subject to regulatory and shareholder approval. Ogilvy & Mather will exchange its shareholdings in its operations outside South Africa for a combination of Scangroup shares and cash consideration.

5 May 2010

Gregory Gondwe
TNM posts loss in the face of subscribers boost

Malawi mobile phone service provider TNM Limited has bemoaned increased depreciation charges, which it has attributed to losses posted in the 2008 - 2009 financial year. The company announced through its end results statement a decline in earnings with its net slipping from MK1.5 bn in 2008 to MK1.2bn in 2009.

By Gregory Gondwe 5 May 2010

2010 Loerie tickets on sale
2010 Loerie tickets on sale

Sales of single evening tickets or a weekend pass for the 2010 Loerie Awards in Cape Town, 1-3 October 2010, are now open. For every two grand seats purchased, three gallery seats can be purchased. However, educational institutions can access gallery seats by contacting the Loeries office.

3 May 2010

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