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Date: 20 Nov 2014
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Date: 6 Nov 2014
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How does Ghana see South Africa?
How does Ghana see South Africa?

The last leg of the South Africa Incorporated research project will take place in Ghana, when Brand South Africa research manager Petrus de Kock heads to Accra. The project studies how other African nations perceive South Africa...

By Shamin Chibba 14 Nov 2014 09:21

[Mobile360] Enhance African mobile skills or miss the global digital citizenship wave
[Mobile360] Enhance African mobile skills or miss the global digital citizenship wave

There's a swelling global wave of participatory citizenship. While it's definitely the way forward and enhanced by mobile, there are unique challenges to be faced in Africa...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Nov 2014 07:39

Leigh Andrews
[MRMW] Adapt or die - spotlight on mobile market research

Market research is a tricky topic, particularly when related to mobile use in Africa. Simplify the process by being device-agnostic and keeping literacy and language top of mind...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Nov 2014 08:00

Vantage contributes to 4G LTE network expansion in Ghana
Vantage contributes to 4G LTE network expansion in Ghana

Vantage Mezzanine has provided $30m of expansion capital to Surfline Communications together with a fund co-investor in order to further expand Surfline's 4G LTE network in Ghana...

4 Nov 2014 14:38

Application economy creates opportunity for Africa
Application economy creates opportunity for Africa

We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...

By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014 10:12

Saatchi & Saatchi SA stick their heads above the rest at the Giraffes
Saatchi & Saatchi SA stick their heads above the rest at the Giraffes

Saatchi & Saatchi SA's social media accounts rang with an air of pride and self-congratulations over the final weekend of October, as they came out tops in Publicis Group's Giraffes Awards...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Oct 2014 08:38

Development Diaries launches The Social Media Awards Africa
Development Diaries launches The Social Media Awards Africa

The Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA) is a premier continental initiative, launched to recognise and celebrate excellence, creativity and the impact of social media...

22 Oct 2014 08:13

AfricaOnline managed service solution launched in Ghana
AfricaOnline managed service solution launched in Ghana

Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN), has announced that its AfricaOnline business has launched a managed infrastructure and service solution in Ghana...

9 Oct 2014 08:01

Vodafone to release iPhone 6 in Ghana
Vodafone to release iPhone 6 in Ghana

IT News Africa reports that Vodafone Ghana will be releasing the iPhone6 and 6 Plus in the country with 15GB of data which will be valid for 90 days after purchase, for free...

7 Oct 2014 12:52

Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend
Increased internet access set to boost consumer spend

A new PwC report, released yesterday, 18 September 2014, predicts that increased internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five...

19 Sep 2014 06:16

2.2 wins Gilbeys Ghana account after three-way pitch
2.2 wins Gilbeys Ghana account after three-way pitch

BTL agency 2.2, part of the FoxP2 Group, has won the Gilbey's Ghana account after a fiercely contested three-way pitch that saw 2.2 pitted against the incumbent London-based agency as well as a local Ghanaian team...

17 Sep 2014 13:16

Mara Mentor portal, app launched to support African entrepreneurs
Mara Mentor portal, app launched to support African entrepreneurs

Mfonobong Nsehe, writing on Forbes Africa, reports that an African multi-lingual online portal and mobile app for youth mentorship and entrepreneurship called Mara Mentor, has been launched in Ghana...

8 Sep 2014 11:19

Ghana's Crossover Academy benefits from SkyVision donation
Ghana's Crossover Academy benefits from SkyVision donation

Underprivileged schoolchildren are reportedly to benefit from the recent donation of SkyVision's satellite connectivity solutions to further support students at Ghana's Crossover International Academy...

5 Sep 2014 10:56

Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies
Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies

South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.

13 Aug 2014 08:27

Ghana: The lesser-known marketing treasure of West Africa
Ghana: The lesser-known marketing treasure of West Africa

When judged on market size, Ghana is often overlooked by brands looking to expand across Africa. At 26 million people, it is dwarfed by its almost-neighbour and...

By David Blyth 8 Aug 2014 06:57

Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed
Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed

The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.

18 Jul 2014 09:05

New search engine for schools set to launch soon
New search engine for schools set to launch soon

In an aim to provide easy, convenient, effective and useful electronic school search for parents, guardians, educators and students across the country, Digital Education Group, will be launching a new...

16 Jul 2014 07:03

Ghanaian writer wins 2014 African Writer´s Residency Award
Ghanaian writer wins 2014 African Writer´s Residency Award

Nii Parkes has been selected as the 2014 winner of the Sylt Foundation African Writer´s Residency Award. Parkes, who lives in Ghana and England, will take up the Residency Award...

8 Jul 2014 13:54

First ACW2014 - experiences shared, lessons learned
First ACW2014 - experiences shared, lessons learned

Cocktail Weeks take place in some of the best capital cities in the world. In Time Magazine's January 2013 edition, it named Ghana one of the top three places to...

7 Jul 2014 09:42

Classified sites proves popular in emerging markets
Classified sites proves popular in emerging markets

Classifieds platform for emerging markets, Saltside Technologies, states that its current classified sites, Tonaton.com in Ghana, Bikroy.com in Bangladesh, and Ikman.lk in Sri Lanka, have reported listings are growing at...

3 Jul 2014 09:19

PAMRO 2014 Conference: Media Research for One Continent
PAMRO 2014 Conference: Media Research for One Continent

The 16th PAMRO Meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference will take place from 24-27 August 2014 at the La-Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana under the theme 'Media...

25 Jun 2014 13:11

Engaging the digital audience
Engaging the digital audience

The recent Marketing Roundtable discussion with Medicom Ghana, Electroland and Ghanadour, looked at how corporate Ghana is engaging its audience via digital marketing and the challenges that...

23 Jun 2014 14:51

GeoPoll report on TV ratings in Africa
GeoPoll report on TV ratings in Africa

Real-time mobile survey platform, GeoPoll, has released initial findings on World Cup television audiences in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda, representing ratings from more than 300 million African citizens.

18 Jun 2014 10:57

Laine Barnard
The story of the African consumer

Trying to define the average African consumer is near impossible. Tastes and shopping habits are unique to each country, with differences found between regions and even cities within a country.

By Laine Barnard 3 Jun 2014 08:59

Famous Brands revenue up 12%, expands further in Africa
Famous Brands revenue up 12%, expands further in Africa

Famous Brands, which owns Steers‚ Wimpy and Debonairs, plans to open 243 new restaurants in the coming year after reporting record turnover and profit for the year. It is also planning to enter Angola and Ghana.

By Zeenat Moorad 20 May 2014 06:29

EDGE53 unveils new branding, services
EDGE53 unveils new branding, services

After a campaign that built up excitement around its rebranding, EDGE53, an events production and management company, finally revealed its new look, tagline and twist to its name earlier this week.

16 May 2014 10:40

Social media is a key for terror groups
Social media is a key for terror groups

WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.

15 May 2014 07:29

The Loeries Africa Committee: Yaw Asamoah
The Loeries Africa Committee: Yaw Asamoah

With years of experience in the marketing industry, Yaw Asamoah has a strong, in depth knowledge of the marketing environment in West Africa and Africa in general. He founded his first company, Creative Trends in 2004.

6 May 2014 11:45

Loeries Africa Roadshow ends off in Ghana
Loeries Africa Roadshow ends off in Ghana

The Loeries Africa Roadshow reached its final destination in Accra, Ghana after stopping in Harare, Dar es Salaam, Lagos and Nairobi along the way.

22 Apr 2014 13:31

SABMiller's Africa sales slow growth
SABMiller's Africa sales slow growth

SABMiller's (SAB) fourth-quarter revenue growth fell short of analysts' expectations‚ sending the global brewing company's share price down by 2.21% on the JSE on Tuesday (15 April).

By Nick Hedley 17 Apr 2014 07:58

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