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Episode 141: IMC speakers Mel Attree and Enzo Scarcella, plus we chat to Ben Wagner from Native.

Date: 27 Jul 2015
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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 14:00

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 11:18



#SomeoneTellCNN... Kenya isn't happy with them

American news broadcaster, CNN, is getting some heat from the Kenyan Twitter community. This is ahead of Barack Obama's visit to the country, which CNN reported as a "terror hotbed".

23 Jul 2015 14:38

New app will allow SMEs to buy government bonds

Small and medium enterprises in Kenya will be able to save and invest in government bonds with just Ksh3,000 via a mobile phone platform...

20 Jul 2015 09:18

Kenya hostile to journalists - CPJ

Kenya is continuously becoming hostile for journalists, Committee to Protect Journalist has said. In a report released in Nairobi, CPJ said journalists face both legal and physical harassment...

16 Jul 2015 15:51

Performing optimally in the digital sport media space

What do you get when you amalgamate two previous company names Premium TV and Inform? Perform Group, of course. Peter Burroughs, Perform Group Africa MD, explains how the company keeps scoring goals on the continent...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jul 2015 14:00

Standard Group to unveil a 24-hour TV news channel

The Standard Group will unveil a new television station, the second one in its stable. The new station, KtnNews Channel, is a 24-hour station that will focus on delivering comprehensive, incisive news...

By Lilian Mutegi 13 Jul 2015 10:15

How African storytelling can win awards, international recognition

Africa's known for its storytelling tradition, but is not usually awarded for it beyond South Africa - the fact that Kenya has just won its first ever Cannes Lions trophy is proof of this. Graham Cruikshanks, TBWA's Director of Africa Operations, explains...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Jul 2015 06:00

Social Media Awards 2015 call for nominations

Social media enthusiasts now have a chance to nominate individuals and corporate organisations for this year's Olx Social Media Awards (Olx SOMA) following the recent launch of the call for nominations...

7 Jul 2015 11:34

Why Webfluential's wired as the SA start-up to watch

So many start-ups, so few still thriving a few months down the line. It's sad but true. Luckily Webfluential falls into the 'still a success and steadily increasing' category - here's why...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2015 14:00

After SA, Facebook now eyes the Kenyan market

After announcing on Monday that Facebook had opened its office in Johannesburg, South Africa, Facebook now eyes the East African market with a major focus on Kenya...

By Lilian Mutegi 3 Jul 2015 13:59

Kenya meets global digital migration deadline

Kenya joined the community of nations that have successfully migrated from analogue to digital television broadcasting, whose deadline was 17 June 2015...

26 Jun 2015 07:55

The celeb PR way with CSA

CSA (formerly Celebrity Services Africa) communications director, Davin Phillips lets us in on the power of the Instagrammer and what PR and communications is actually all about...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2015 12:00

New app to connect Kenyan farmers with climate-smart seeds

A new app launched in Kenya on Wednesday could help millions of farmers adapt to climate change by offering information on...

By Chris Arsenault 17 Jun 2015 08:40

Kenya: Millicom buys 85% stake in Zantel

Millicom, has agreed to buy an 85% stake in Tanzanian operator Zanzibar Telecom (Zantel) from the Etisalat Group...

By Lilian Mutegi 8 Jun 2015 10:26

South African roadshow on digital transformation in the app economy goes to Kenya

CA Southern Africa will take its roadshow on the imperatives surrounding digital transformation in the application economy where IT capabilities are identified as the competitive differentiator to Kenya on 13 August 2015...

22 Jul 2015 09:37

Adelle Onyango named mentor for Obama initiative

Kiss FM presenter and artiste Adelle Onyango has been appointed as one of the youth mentors in East African region for the Young African Leaders Initiative 2015.

By Elly Gitau 10 Jul 2015 10:23

Nairobi to host top Indo-Africa ICT Expo

Top ICT companies in Africa and India are set to converge in Nairobi for the Indo-Africa ICT Expo 2015 to be held from 28 - 29 September...

8 Jul 2015 09:40

BBC Pop Up heads to Kenya in July

Ahead of President Obama's visit to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, taking place on 25 & 26 July, BBC's travelling news bureau BBC Pop Up will be heading to Kenya...

30 Jun 2015 12:25

Kenya leads EAC in mobile money accounts

Kenya leads the EAC in mobile money accounts with 58 per cent of adults having an account, World Bank report has revealed...

By Ronald Ndungi 15 Jun 2015 14:04

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