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Episode 175: Agency Focus with creative service agency, Havas Boondoggle.

Date: 26 May 2016
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GE spearheads infrastructure development
GE spearheads infrastructure development

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Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30
Africa's top 30 entrepreneurs under 30

Forbes Africa reveals Africa's 30 most promising entrepreneurs under 30 for 2016...

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Audience measurement extended into Africa

Effective Measure (EM), have announced the launch of their reseller partnerships in Ghana, Kenya, and Nigeria...

16 hours ago

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Africa's social entrepreneurs mentored

Social entrepreneurs from Nigeria Ghana, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia, South Africa and Angola mentored to improve maternal and child health...

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Intra-Africa trade plays a role in GDP
Intra-Africa trade plays a role in GDP

Intra-African trade can be a catalyst investment and foster growth on the continent...

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Magna Carta CEO, Vincent Magwenya, celebrates in Berlin last night
Magna Carta wins Africa PR Consultancy of 2016

Magna Carta wins Africa PR Consultancy of the year...

26 May 2016

(L-R) Mike van den Bergh, PCCW Global; Funke Opeke, MainOne; Chris Wood, WIOCC; Willem Marais, Liquid Telecom SA; Russell Southwood, Balancing Act
Unlocking Africa's digital potential

International Telecommunications Week earlier this month brought together Africa's leading wholesale carriers, mobile network operators, global service providers and content distribution companies...

26 May 2016

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Why it's time African researchers stopped working in silos

Even though most African countries face similar health and developmental challenges, researchers work in silos...

By Thomas Kariuki 26 May 2016

#AfricaDay: Call for new thinking about Africa
#AfricaDay: Call for new thinking about Africa

Nurturing and encouraging a different way of thinking by Africa's thought leaders - and about Africa by the rest of the world - was emphasised...

26 May 2016

Flower show for Africa
Flower show for Africa

A new flower show has launched in Cape Town, South Africa, for 27-30 October 2016...

26 May 2016

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Is print media dead?

It is no longer business as usual, but there is a future for print in Africa, yet...

By Samuel O. Adeyemi 26 May 2016

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Need for open source skills in Africa

The most pressing needs are to start taking those first steps to build in-house capacity or to attract more advanced open source talent...

By Matthew Lee 25 May 2016

Right2Know
Africa Day: Call for AU to protect journalists

Africa Day statement from Right2Know calls for freedom of expression in Africa...

25 May 2016

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Growth in mobile money transfers

Ghanaian diaspora embrace MTN Mobile Money when sending home with WorldRemit....

24 May 2016

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World-first mobile biometrics console at Securex

Local biometrics experts Ideco will showcase its new all-in-one mobile biometrics unit at Securex from 24-26 May 2016...

24 May 2016

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Africa is poised for a digital revolution

Africa's CEOs look to innovation and technology to boost growth in a challenging global economic environment...

23 May 2016

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Ericsson joins alliance to drive a digital Africa

Ericsson has joined the SMART Africa Alliance as a technical advisor to advance Africa through ICT...

23 May 2016

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

The 2016 Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East, which will reward startups with prize money totalling US$62,000, is now open for entries...

By Tom Jackson 23 May 2016

Scoring in online publishing in Africa
Scoring in online publishing in Africa

The need for relevant, locally appropriate content in Africa will drive growth in online publishing...

23 May 2016

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Facebook expands video ads support

Businesses will be able to extend the reach of their videos on Facebook and Instagram...

23 May 2016

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The Holmes Report Africa Consultancy of the Year

Five PR companies are in the running for Africa PR Agency of the Year Award by the prestigious Homes Report...

23 May 2016

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

BrandsEye is now able to monitor traditional media, including print and broadcast, alongside its existing offering of tracking social media and online news...

22 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...

20 May 2016

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Effective crisis communication

Learning to communicate effectively during a crisis - Ghana workshop...

18 May 2016

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Growing bamboo market in Africa

Bamboo: Africa's untapped potential resource for economic growth...

By Zipporah Musau 17 May 2016

Left to right: Chris George, strategic negotiator, Google; Mike van den Bergh, CMO, PCCW Global; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; Chris Wood, CEO, WIOCC and Willem Marais, group managing executive and CEO, Liquid Telecom SA, during the MainOne-hosted Africa Panel Session.
Africa's digital potential discussed at International Telecommunications Week

MainOne recently hosted an Africa Panel Session at the recently concluded International Telecoms Week held in Chicago from 8 to 11 May 2016. The session was attended by a mix of African wholesale carriers...

13 May 2016

Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy
Africa Code Week aims to spread digital literacy

Africa Code Week 2016, a large digital literacy initiative organised on the African continent, will run from 15-23 October, with thousands of free coding workshops and online training...

12 May 2016

Ringier Africa, One Africa Media in classifieds JV
Ringier Africa, One Africa Media in classifieds JV

Ringier One Africa Media (ROAM) was officially launched today, 10 May 2016, creating a powerful new classifieds media brand in Africa...

10 May 2016

Social entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for Africa
Social entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for Africa

Social entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for Africa' development priorities...

3 May 2016

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