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World-first mobile biometrics console at Securex

Local biometrics firm Ideco will showcase its new all-in-one mobile biometrics unit at Securex from 24-26 May 2016. The solution was recently launched at the connectID 2016 conference and expo in Washington, US.

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Ghana's bad sports not playing the game

Sports club guards belonging to a Ghanaian football club prevent journalist from covering game, and threaten permanent barring of colleagues.

20 Apr 2007

Battle of the brands for emerging market hearts
Battle of the brands for emerging market hearts

While almost 60 percent of consumers in emerging market countries would buy a local brand over an international brand if both products were of equal price, consumers in these ‘Hotspots’ countries have the same brand preferences for cars (Toyota), fast food (McDonalds) and hotels (Hilton) as developed market consumers, reveals global market research company Synovate.

Issued by Ipsos 17 Apr 2007

365 Digital signs first Adtech client in Kenya
365 Digital signs first Adtech client in Kenya

Nairobi-based Business Daily Africa has signed an exclusive agreement with 365 Digital in Cape Town to employ the Adtech Helios IQ ad serving technology to deliver their online ad campaigns. 365’s traffic team will handle the online campaign management and implementation.

Issued by 365 Digital 16 Apr 2007

Big Brother Africa returns

M-Net's Big Brother Africa is back by popular demand and entry for the second season is now open.

16 Apr 2007

Volcano assists Airlink's expansion in Africa with new routes to paradise
Volcano assists Airlink's expansion in Africa with new routes to paradise

Airlink, true to its theme of the ‘Freedom of the African Skies’, continues to extend its reach with new African destinations and is proud to announce a new direct route from Johannesburg to Pemba, Mozambique.

Issued by Volcano 13 Apr 2007

Sound corporate governance will help African business flourish

It’s said that the importance of good corporate governance in business should no longer be ignored, as companies which adopt best practices are more likely to be profitable and sustainable.

2 Apr 2007

Ministers to focus on secondary education at African conference

African education ministers will discuss challenges to secondary education on the continent at a five-day conference in Ghana.

30 Mar 2007

Reuters launches daily African TV

Reuters has expanded its television coverage of Africa with the recent launch of a dedicated daily video feed, Reuters Africa Daily. The new service provides both African and global broadcasters with a variety of video news from the region.

12 Nov 2006

African perspectives on PR education

Pioneers in the fields of public relations and communication academia gathered at an academic forum running alongside the main Federation of African PR Associations (FAPRA) conference last week to discuss the future public relations curriculum to be offered on tertiary level.

By Boitumelo Mmotlana & Mmoneng Gwebu 28 May 2006

Issa Sikiti da Silva
Listeners from rural areas to make their voices heard

Once "forgotten", "neglected" and marginalised", listeners from rural areas who tune to radio stations such as SAFM, RSG, CKI, Umhlobo Wenene, Thobela, Phalaphala, Munghana Lonene, Ligwalagwala, Motsweding, XKFM, Lesedi, Ukhozi, Lotus, and Ikwekwezi, will now be able to make their voices heard when the new SABC additions and changes are implemented next week.

By Issa Sikiti da Silva 16 Mar 2006

Banging the Gong in Ghana

Origin8 Saatchi & Saatchi was the most awarded agency at the creative awards held by the Advertising Association of Ghana recently, scooping an unprecedented seventeen Gong-Gongs. The agency - Saatchi & Saatchi's recently appointed affiliate in Ghana - walked away with two platinum, eight gold and seven silver awards at the fourth annual awards ceremony.

12 Jan 2006

Search for the Face of Africa begins

The search for fresh modelling talent begins this month as TV channel M-Net and mobile phone company Nokia start holding open castings for aspiring models in Accra, Addis Ababa, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Gaborone, Johannesburg, Kampala, Kigali, Lagos, Luanda, Lusaka, Nairobi and Windhoek.

7 Dec 2005

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