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New satellite extends digital broadcasting in Africa
New satellite extends digital broadcasting in Africa

The new Nilesat-301 geostationary communications satellite will help extend communications and direct digital broadcasting services in two new large regions of Africa, while also providing broadband Ka-band connectivity over all of Egypt...

3 hours ago

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MTN Nigeria launched its music streaming platform MusicTime

MTN Nigeria unveiled a platform for streaming music, MusicTime! This allows music enthusiasts to choose from millions of songs available around the world...

5 hours ago

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Kantar South Africa's Best Liked Ads of the last 35 years

Join us for a trip down memory lane as we celebrate 35 years of South Africa's favourite TV commercials...

Issued by Kantar 5 hours ago

D&AD opens call for entries with key changes to better reflect industry developments

D&AD has opened the call for entries to the 2020 D&AD Awards today, with some key changes across categories to better reflect industry developments...

10 hours ago

If you're an entrepreneur, storytelling matters

Every night, as part of the ritual of putting my two little sons to bed, I have to tell them a story...

By Dov Girnun 9 hours ago

DISCOP Joburg announces changes for 2020 edition

The eighth edition of DISCOP Johannesburg wrapped up last week with a lower attendance in comparison to last year - leading to some key changes in the 2020 edition...

3 days ago

35% growth in Black Friday online sales points to prepared shoppers, industry resilience

Black Friday online trading volumes spiked by 400% on 29 November, compared to an average trading day. Overall there was a 35% year-on-year transactional volume growth...

1 day ago

New African's list of 100 Most Influential

Business leaders dominate New African magazine's list of 100 Most Influential Africans...

1 day ago

BizTrendsLIVE!2020 speakers announced and booking open

We are honoured to announce the following speakers who will share their vision of the trends shaping our region, from culture to connectivity and fintech to fashion at BizTrendsLIVE!2020, in association with Ster Kinekor, at the Mall of Africa IMAX theatre on Thursday, 30 January 2020...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 day ago

Effective Use of Tech shortlist announced for Warc Media Awards 2019

Warc has released the Effective Use of Tech shortlist for the Warc Media Awards 2019...

1 day ago

Multichoice Nigeria launches five new packages

MultiChoice Nigeria has unveiled five new packages for its DStv and GOtv platforms to provide more quality content at great value for customers this holiday season and beyond...

1 day ago

Tanzania consumer confidence drops to its lowest in 2019

KASI consumer confidence (KASI CCI) moved slightly in October; the index dropped 1 point to +3. There was minor movement in individual index scores. Tanzania's consumer sentiment experienced the most significant movement dropping 17 points from +2 to -15. Consumer sentiment in Nigeria is still the highest and most upbeat; while Ghana continues to underperform with the lowest CCI at -33.

1 day ago

Using data analytics and CRM to drive customer centricity and win loyalty

Sanlam Reality, the Sanlam Group's loyalty programme, was awarded Best Use of Data Analytics/CRM Application at the inaugural Loyalty Awards South Africa recently held in Cape Town...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Social media crisis management

With the silly season upon us, what plan do you and your community managers have in place for an inevitable crisis?...

By Gosi Legoale 2 days ago

10 questions to ask the marketing director

Mike Broom lists some of the key requirements of having necessary, up-to-date knowledge to be able to control the company's marketing destiny with success...

By mike broom 2 days ago

Maisha Magic to air Namu crime show

Allan Namu signed a television agreement with Maisha Magic to produce a police program...

2 days ago

Collaboration key in closing the digital skills gap in Africa

In the face of an immensely challenging digital skills gap on the continent, Mojolaoluwa Aderemi-Makinde, head of brand and reputation at Google Africa, remains optimistic...

By Sindy Peters 3 days ago

Five African game developers featured on the App Store

Mobile games built on the continent playing an increasingly significant role in the global market...

3 days ago

Profit with purpose - a practical outlook for impact investment in Africa

"Social investors need to start actively reconfiguring how they approach development initiatives in Africa and elsewhere," says Reana Rossouw of Next Generation Consultants, a specialist management consultancy that focuses on impactful social innovation...

Issued by Next Generation 3 days ago

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