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Episode 129: Marketing on Skype, 100 years of the CocaCola contour bottle and 2 ad agencies

Date: 30 Apr 2015
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Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

Dar to host 7th East African Media Summit

Dar es Salaam city has been chosen to host this year's instalment of the East African Media Summit being organised by the EAC Secretariat together with the East African Business Council (EABC)...

By Marc Nkwame 10 Apr 2015 09:26

PAMRO meeting on Media Research for One Continent

The 16th PAMRO meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference will take place from 23 - 26 August 2015 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania at the Best Western Coral Beach Hotel...

9 Apr 2015 11:15

Bloomberg's Africa media plan raises questions

It may be imprudent to write this about someone who is spending $10m on African journalism. But then, of all the things I have been accused of in my time, prudence was never among them.

By Anton Harber 7 Feb 2014 05:23

'Beyond Retail' for Africa

Professional services firm, Deloitte was a title sponsor of the inaugural World Retail Congress Africa, held last month in Sandton. I spoke to Ilse du Toit, a manager within the Strategy & Innovation practice at Deloitte Consulting.

By Danette Breitenbach 17 Dec 2013 08:48

Imposing one story on Africa is doing it a disservice

The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.

By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25

Y&R: I have an agency...

Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42

Media urged to support agriculture

The media has been urged to skillfully use their profession in the fight against poverty through promotion of the agriculture sector.

28 Jun 2013 11:06

Media challenged on peace role

Retired attorney general, Mark Bomani has urged media practitioners to embrace ethics and professionalism in their undertakings to discourage hate speech and extremism in the society.

By Alvar Mwakyusa 25 Jun 2013 10:36

TCRA acts to solve 'TV Wars'

Digital broadcasting operators have been instructed to observe licensing conditions and best practices governing the sector, as Tanzania struggles to spread the service across the country.

By Pius Rugonziba 11 Jun 2013 19:20

Court orders arrest of former top editor

The Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam ordered the arrest of former group managing editor of Mwananchi Communication Limited (MCL), Theophil Makunga, for allegedly jumping bail in a sedition case he is charged with alongside two others.

By Faustine Kapama 29 May 2013 13:18

Pamoja launches vision to cultivate cloud services market for Africa

In what is a step closer to establishing a premier cloud services marketplace for Africa, Pamoja, the cloud services business unit of Pan-African ICT enabler SEACOM, has launched its go-to-market strategy to partners and customers at a presentation recently held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

18 Mar 2013 10:42

TEF to investigate Kibanda attack

The Tanzania Editors' Forum (TEF) has formed an independent five-person commission to investigate last week's attack on TEF chairman Absalom Kibanda, Tanzania's Daily News reported on Saturday, 9 March 2013.

11 Mar 2013 11:17

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