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Episode 158: The BookMarks Awards 2016 advice and hospitality industry marketing.

Date: 26 Nov 2015
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[Behind the Selfie] with... Lucy Worsley

This week, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Lucy Worsley, founder and CEO of Empire Experiential Marketing...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Nov 2015 14:00

[AfricaCom] YouTube takes Africa offline

In meeting the goal of making video more viewable on the continent, YouTube took the bold move of making offline video playback a reality...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Nov 2015 12:00

Start-ups to benefit in the Enterprise Kenya initiative

The state will soon operationalise Enterprise Kenya to give innovators in the ICT sector a platform to commercialise their start-ups...

By Ngugi Mungai 16 Nov 2015 10:17

Kenyan businesses on hackers' radar

Your business may have been hacked this year if you have been using a low cost router, poorly configured CCTV surveillance system and public email servers, according to the Kenya Cyber Security Report 2015...

By Ngugi Mungai 11 Nov 2015 09:32

How the Loeries will showcase regional work going forward

Creative Circle chairman Justin Gomes has issued a quick update post-Loeries 2015, explaining that future Loeries' juries will aim to recognise the truly regional work that's not necessarily also acknowledged at international award shows...

2 Nov 2015 08:55

Digital technology boosting Kenya's socio-economic fortunes

Squad Digital, Kenya's leading digital advertising agency, is using this digital technology to rally citizens to be patriotic and peaceful in a bid to create cohesiveness...

30 Oct 2015 09:31

SME finance low in Kenya due to lack of market data

Kenya still lacks rigorous analysis on the size and evolution of the small and medium enterprise finance market, which has resulted in a lack of appropriate financial services for SMEs...

By Ngugi Mungai 28 Oct 2015 12:36

Consumers want enhanced digital branding

Businesses have to improve their branding technique because empowered consumers want more flexibility, freedom, and convenience in when and how they consume their preferred content...

By Ngugi Mungai 26 Oct 2015 09:30

Kenya media condemn 'draconian' parliamentary press law

Kenyan media reacted with dismay on Thursday after lawmakers approved a bill that could see journalists slapped with huge fines or jailed if found guilty of "defaming" parliament...

16 Oct 2015 08:38

Times Media Radio's newbies mint new listener numbers

According to SAARF's latest Commercial Radio Listening RAMS figures, all three Times Media Radio stations have increased their listenership. Tony Mallam, Head of Radio: Times Media Limited tells us how they got this right through differentiating their offering...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Oct 2015 12:00

How to build a strong agency network in Africa

What makes a strong and effective African network? Is it the number of partnerships that have been established with local agency businesses in Nigeria, Kenya or Ghana...?

By Graham Cruikshanks 7 Oct 2015 06:00

Kenya's Business Environment Improves - World Bank

Kenya has implemented four reforms to improve the business climate for local entrepreneurs, which earned it a higher score in the World Bank's ease of doing business index 2016...

By Ngugi Mungai 23 Nov 2015 10:02

In Kenya, a digital classroom in a box

At the Lighthouse Grace Academy in Nairobi's downmarket Kwangware suburb, yellow school t-shirts carry the slogan 'To Fear God is Wisdom', but in their hands pupils clutch a more worldly path to knowledge: tablet computers...

17 Nov 2015 14:37

Top communicators to grace the world conference

The first world conference on public relations in emerging economies will be held in Nairobi, Kenya from 15 - 18 November 2015...

12 Nov 2015 15:11

Orange signs agreement for the sale of its stake in Telkom Kenya

The Orange Group announced yesterday that it has signed a binding agreement with Helios Investment Partners for the sale of its entire 70% stake in Telkom Kenya...

10 Nov 2015 15:42

Join Millward Brown as they dig into regional findings and learn how you can optimise video creative across screens

Millward Brown's annual AdReaction study explores how, where and why multiscreen users in 42 countries are viewing video, and what marketers need to know to create video that is effective across screens...

Issued by Millward Brown 6 Nov 2015 10:39

Chinese online shopping platform launched in Kenya

Chinese e-commerce group Chinabuy has launched its online shopping services in Kenya, offering online shoppers access to different items for direct purchase from Chinese manufacturers and online sites...

2 Nov 2015 08:49

Verve cardholders to enjoy improved services in East Africa

Verve International, one of the leading African payment card brands, has announced its official entry into the Kenya market at a launch in Nairobi...

30 Oct 2015 09:19

Kelvin Macharia: Sunrise Tracking success story

At only 21, Kelvin Macharia, the chief executive of Sunrise Tracking, had already curved a niche in the highly competitive security services industry...

By Ngugi Mungai 15 Oct 2015 14:16

Winner of APO invitation to AfricaCom 2015 announced

APO (African Press Organization) has announced that Technology Staff Writer Lilian Murugi Mutegi (@MurugiMutegi) from Kenya has won APO's invitation to attend AfricaCom 2015, to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, on 17-19 November 2015...

13 Oct 2015 13:18

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