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Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing
Blame poor internet for SA's lack of cutting-edge marketing

Know what'll happen if we don't make great strides with SA's internet growth? We'll lag even further behind the rest of the world, that's what, says Strategy Worx CEO Steven Ambrose...

By Leigh Andrews 29 Jan 2015 14:00

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 120: Melissa Attree chats Brands vs Publishers
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 120: Melissa Attree chats Brands vs Publishers

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, Thursday, 29 January 2015, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding chats to Melissa Attree, Director of Content Strategy at Ogilvy CT (@OgilvyCT), and Candice Winterboer, founder of Alfa Alfa Content Generator.

28 Jan 2015 11:38

SADC Media awards entries now open
SADC Media awards entries now open

Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open...

28 Jan 2015 09:13

A new era of fashion: an African perspective
A new era of fashion: an African perspective

In the words of famed fashion designer Alexander McQueen, "It's a new era in fashion - there are no rules. It's all about the individual and personal style, wearing high-end, low-end, classic labels, and up-and-coming designers all together."

By Tiffany Conley 28 Jan 2015 07:23

The challenge of e-commerce transactions on a mobile device
The challenge of e-commerce transactions on a mobile device

Do you have an antivirus product on your mobile phone? If not, best you invest in one in order to protect against mobile fraud, as mobile payments and card-not-present retail go on the rise...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2015 14:00

Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless
Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless

Do you have papers lying everywhere in what you like to call 'organised chaos?' Not anymore! Make sure everything is in tip-top shape with our handy tips to go (almost) paperless and reduce business clutter...

26 Jan 2015 14:01

Botswana Certified Meeting Professional recertified
Botswana Certified Meeting Professional recertified

Gwen Watkins, the only Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) in Botswana, has been recertified until 1 January 2020. Watkins is one of only 23 CMPs in Southern Africa. The Convention Industry Council, based in Washington DC, offers this foremost international certification of the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry to recognise individuals who have achieved the industry's highest standard of professionalism.

26 Jan 2015 11:02

Lobola goes mobile
Lobola goes mobile

Not everyone is happy with a new mobile app that takes the African tradition of paying a bride price into the technological age...

26 Jan 2015 10:09

Nigeria: Google launches online portal for 2015 elections
Nigeria: Google launches online portal for 2015 elections

Google has announced it launched an online portal where voters can keep an eye on the latest news about Nigerian politics in the run-up to the general elections in February.

26 Jan 2015 09:36

M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm
M-Pesa takes East Africa by storm

M-Pesa, the mobile-phone wallet has provided new financial options to places where banks and credit cards are scarce and cash has long been king...

26 Jan 2015 08:34

Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI
Email scam nets $214m in 14 months: FBI

WASHINGTON, US: An email scam, which targets businesses with bogus invoices, has netted more than $214m from victims in 45 countries in just over one year, an FBI task force said on Thursday...

23 Jan 2015 10:33

Ghana opens probe after government websites hacked
Ghana opens probe after government websites hacked

ACCRA GHANA: Ghana launched a probe on Wednesday after most of the West African government's websites fell victim to hackers...

23 Jan 2015 06:49

Ethiopia clamps down on independent media
Ethiopia clamps down on independent media

AfricaWatch: The Ethiopian government is clamping down on independent media, claims HRW, as reported by Mail & Guardian (Video)...

23 Jan 2015 06:38