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Need for open source skills in Africa

With many businesses transitioning from legacy systems to ones built on open source (OS) software, there is a need for skilled employees that can unlock the value this approach offers.

By Matthew Lee 8 hours ago

10 LinkedIn tips that can get you hired
10 LinkedIn tips that can get you hired

Most recruiters these days will take a look at your LinkedIn profile to learn more about you if your CV captures their eye and they're interested in interviewing you. They also often scan relevant profiles on LinkedIn to identify people they think might be a match for positions they are struggling to fill or don't want to advertise.

By Heidi Duvenage 2 days ago

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Ericsson joins alliance to drive a digital Africa

The SMART Africa Secretariat and Ericsson have entered an information and communications technologies (ICT) partnership to meet the goal of developing a more connected and fully functioning knowledge-based society in Africa.

2 days ago

Orange launches $60k Social Venture Prize in Africa, Middle East
Orange launches $60k Social Venture Prize in Africa, Middle East

Mobile operator Orange has launched a call for candidates for the 2016 Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East, which will reward startups with prize money totalling US$62,000.

By Tom Jackson 2 days ago

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Facebook expands video ads support

Facebook's Audience Network has expanded to support more video. These video ads will appear both in-stream (pre-roll, mid-roll and post-roll) and in-article (starting with Instant Articles) from advertisers that want to drive brand awareness and recall.

2 days ago

BrandsEye launches 360 media monitoring solution
BrandsEye launches 360 media monitoring solution

BrandsEye, a global leader in data analytics and media intelligence, has announced the launch of a new service which will add to its present online intelligence solution. The new service will allow companies a full 360 service offering that tracks real-time social, print and broadcast, and multimedia engagements within their brand.

2 days ago

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5 African freelancing startups to watch

Many African countries are grappling with escalating unemployment figures. But in the meantime, the continent is home to an ever-increasing number of highly skilled, and highly motivated young people, who are raring to go.

By Gabriella Mulligan 20 May 2016

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Ransomware: African businesses continue to be at high risk

Over the last 12 months, there has been a 16% increase in ransomware attacks, a Data Breach Investigation Report by Verizon, has revealed.

20 May 2016

Transform Africa 2016 to focus on Smart Cities
Transform Africa 2016 to focus on Smart Cities

Rwanda will in October 2016 host the third Transform Africa Summit that will focus on developing 'smart cities'. Under the Smart Africa Initiative, Rwanda is spearheading the smart cities agenda.

20 May 2016

Twitter to free room for links and photos
Twitter to free room for links and photos

Twitter plans to let people fire off links or pictures without eating into the 140-character limit set for posts at the one-to-many messaging service, Bloomberg reported on Monday.

18 May 2016

#DANDTKenya headline panelists - Larry Madowo and Mark Nendo
#DANDTKenya headline panelists - Larry Madowo and Mark Nendo

With digital being called the "4th Industrial Revolution" it has been placed at the forefront of the marketing agenda. It's on every blog, website, podcast, radio station and magazine. If you are not aware of us being hit by the Digital Disruption, we have an extensive knowledge of what this means for marketers and the media industry in Kenya.

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 18 May 2016