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Five African Bitcoin startups to watch
Five African Bitcoin startups to watch

Bitcoin is gaining traction worldwide, with the first quarter of 2015 seeing record levels of investment pumped into Bitcoin startups globally.

By Gabriella Mulligan 26 May 2015 13:26

Candice Goodman
It is all in the tactics, effective mobile marketing in Africa

The success of mobile marketing in emerging markets is reliant on a deep understanding of the African consumer; successful engagement is reliant on relevant tactics. The real challenge facing marketers is how to best connect with consumers, to deliver measurable, engaging campaigns. Innovation is key to delivering this, but what does this innovation look like? For innovation to succeed in Africa, it needs to consider that prospective participants are cost conscious, campaigns need to be engaging and relevant.

By Candice Goodman, Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 26 May 2015 11:13

SA, Botswana agree to work on digital migration
SA, Botswana agree to work on digital migration

PRETORIA: With the imminent International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline, South Africa and Botswana have agreed to cooperate in mitigating cross-border radio frequency spectrum interference...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 25 May 2015 15:05

Technology paints a brighter future for Africa
Technology paints a brighter future for Africa

Turning tales of hardship into progress, passionate Africans innovatively use technology to improve life on the continent, fuelling future human progress and development especially on the continent's hard-hit rural areas where access to electricity, clean water and landlines is still a luxury.

By Amr Shady 25 May 2015 11:49

Happy Africa Day, Africa
Happy Africa Day, Africa

As we celebrate Africa Day, it's also important that we take pride in that our continent is on the move. Peace largely prevails in Africa. Extreme poverty is declining. Income is rising and there are inroads against deadly diseases.

By Thato Nhlapo, Issued by Africa Media Warehouse 25 May 2015 11:12

DSTV extends SABC news channel into Africa
DSTV extends SABC news channel into Africa

MultiChoice is extending the footprint of the South African public broadcaster's 24-hour TV news channel, SABC News, (DStv 404) on its DStv satellite pay-TV platform to the rest of the continent.

By Thinus Ferreira 25 May 2015 09:42

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa

On Thursday, 21 May 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) was joined by Gerhard De Kock, Business Development Manager for Digicape, to talk about the iBeacon product called Beamo.

22 May 2015 09:45

Online TV, live from Africa
Online TV, live from Africa

Two young, black females. One hot new online TV platform. Welcome to Aza TV, launched by Sorele Media on 20 May 2015...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2015 14:00

We are because of PR - Bizcommunity.com
We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06

DFM announces selected African projects at Cannes
DFM announces selected African projects at Cannes

At the networking function held at the South Africa Pavilion at the Cannes International Film Festival on 19 May, the Durban FilmMart (DFM) announced its selection for the sixth DFM show in Durban on 17 to 20 July 2015.

21 May 2015 08:59

African Free Trade Area - new era for Africa
African Free Trade Area - new era for Africa

Negotiations around the establishment of a single free trade area, spanning across 26 nations known as the Tripartite Free Trade Area have been finalised, with the launch expected in May 2015.

20 May 2015 14:38

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in SA
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in SA

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, Thursday, 21 May 2015, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding looks at iBeacon technology with Digicape.

20 May 2015 10:10

Telecomms infrastructure sharing the in-thing
Telecomms infrastructure sharing the in-thing

The current debate around the sharing of infrastructure by mobile phone and internet companies is one that calls for sincere dialogue among key stakeholders, who include policymakers.

By Koliwe Nyoni- Majama and Christopher Musodza 20 May 2015 09:10