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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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Tigo Tanzania announces free WhatsApp messaging service

Tanzania's leading telecommunication company renown for driving digital lifestyle transformation, Tigo (Tigo.co.tz), has announced free WhatsApp services for its 10 million users...

5 Feb 2016

Women in News has first 2016 Africa meeting

The Women in News (WiN) initiative, an editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year in 2016...

21 Jan 2016

Hello Africa! Tell me how you're doin'!

Many multinational brands approach Africa with a near-desperate bright-eyed eagerness, trying to get to grips with her intricate market dynamics...

By Marthinus Van Loggerenberg 18 Jan 2016

'The EastAfrican' returns to Tanzania

The EastAfrican, the region's authoritative weekly newspaper, is back in circulation in Tanzania after a year out of the market...

By Christopher Kidanka 18 Jan 2016

Data safari: Mapping emerging Africa's analytics

IQturf Consulting Services, an analytics-driven solution provider, is rolling out a new data solution for Africa's 'emerging set': Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana and Nigeria...

28 Dec 2015

'Apping' SA's awesome SMEs

You can be part of the new Awesome South Africa app, designed to promote local business...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Dec 2015

Tanzania newspaper returns after three-year ban

ARUSHA - A Tanzanian newspaper closed by the government published its first edition for three years on Tuesday after a court lifted the ban...

23 Sep 2015

Getting a feel for the luxury market in Africa

Prestige marketing isn't just about classy shots of high-end products - you still have to follow the tried and trusted marketing methods that make people relate to your brand, especially on the continent...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Jul 2015

Facebook's Internet.org free basic services are bringing African people online

Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Internet.org app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services...

28 Jul 2015

The Internet Society brings African Peering and Interconnection Forum to Tanzania

The Internet Society will bring its annual Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) to Tanzania for the first time...

30 Mar 2016

Tigo Pesa, now the largest mobile financial service eco-system in Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania announced that customers of its Tigo Pesa mobile money service will now be able to move funds between any of the country's mobile money operators

22 Feb 2016

Mobile phone users in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya hit 700 million

The profile of mobile phone subscriptions in Africa, especially the sub-Saharan (SSA) region has increased tremendously. According to reports, mobile phone subscriptions are now...

By Adeyemi Adepetun 18 Feb 2016

Tanzania bans newspaper for 'incitement'

Tanzania has banned a weekly newspaper for inciting violence, including stories on scrapped elections in Zanzibar, the information minister said Monday...

19 Jan 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Social activism and trench marketing FTW

While TBWA is focused on disruption to grow our client business in Africa, the following trends are bound to be top of mind in the year ahead...

By TBWA Africa 18 Jan 2016

Tigo Tanzania Facebook followers hit 1 million mark

Tigo Tanzania's Facebook followers recently clocked a staggering 1 million, making the company's Facebook page www.facebook.com/TigoTanzania, the most popular...

5 Jan 2016

Tigo digital social entrepreneurs creating better world for Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania, in partnership with a local NGO, Reach For Change, have once again announced two winners of the Tigo Digital Changemakers competition.

17 Dec 2015

Viettel expands in Africa with a vision to provide every Tanzanian with a mobile phone

Viettel announced the launch of mobile and internet services in Tanzania, under the brand name of Halotel. The launch reflects Viettel's expansion in its tenth market, and to the second biggest economy in East Africa...

15 Oct 2015

M-Net launches brand new Tanzanian focused channel

Bongo movie enthusiasts have something to smile about with the announcement of the launching of a brand new Tanzanian focused general entertainment channel MAISHA MAGIC BONGO on M-Net...

By Masembe Tambwe 5 Oct 2015

Highlights from the Pamro Conference 2015

Joe Otin, CEO of The Collective, an interactive ad agency in Kenya, was elected President of the Pan African Media Research Organisation (Pamro) and Jennifer Daniel won the 2015 Piet Smit Achiever of the Year Award...

4 Sep 2015

Researching OOH methodologies at PAMRO

At the Pan African Media Research Organisation's (PAMRO) conference, taking place in Dar es Salaam from 23-26 August 2015, delegates will have the chance to keep abreast of the latest developments in OOH metrics and ratings...

18 Aug 2015

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