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Episode 189: Mike Wronski chats the top 5 Social Media platforms in SA.

Date: 22 Sep 2016
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Masen sponsors Africa renewable Energy Forum

Taking place from 2-4 November 2016 in Marrakech, the Africa Renewable Energy Forum will provide a unique platform for networking and knowledge sharing...

9 hours ago

Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'

Ericsson, Grundfos have established a partnership to provide water ATMs that dispenses water and supports sustainable water management...

23 Sep 2016

Digital payments could boost modernisation in Africa

UN study findings illustrate how the private and public sector could work together to modernise economies, improve transparency and support financial inclusion and growth...

21 Sep 2016

Big business opportunities ahead for Africa - McKinsey

Africa's overall growth has slowed but new research shows long-term fundamentals are strong and there are big business opportunities ahead...

16 Sep 2016

Kenya's 'Making Every Woman and Girl Count' campaign

Kenya pledges to support the 'Making Every Woman and Girl Count' Program, at UN General Assembly...

23 Sep 2016

Agribusiness congress comes to Kampala

Focus on 'agripreneurs' for economic growth as Agribusiness Congress East Africa comes to Kampala in November...

22 Sep 2016

New UK visa application centre for Mombasa

UK Visas and Immigration launches a new Visa Application Centre in Mombasa, offering further convenience for Kenyans...

22 Sep 2016

Biggest LED screen in East Africa switched on in Nairobi

Primedia OOH Africa recently launched a new Super-LED screen in the heart of Nairobi, Kenya's capital city and the economic hub of East Africa...

20 Sep 2016

Eritrea called on to provide info on jailed journalists

Eritrea: 15 years later still no information on jailed senior politicians and independent journalists...

19 Sep 2016

A mega project rises to link East Africa

A mega-project in East Africa, comprising roads, railways, port and pipelines, will link Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda and South Sudan...

16 Sep 2016

Police should protect journalists in Africa

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has recommended training for police and other security forces that is focused on protecting journalists...

16 Sep 2016

African Leaders urged to invest more in agriculture

Green revolution Forum panellists discussed ways to transform agriculture in Africa, technological advancement for farmers and the empowerment of women and youth...

16 Sep 2016

Japan helps fight hunger and boost nutrition in Africa

World Food Programme welcomes support from Japan to provide vital food aid and nutrition assistance in Africa...

14 Sep 2016

Building capacity for West African farmers

An initiative by the MasterCard Foundation and Root Capital will address the needs of early-stage West African agribusinesses to build capacity and increase incomes for 300,000 farmers...

14 Sep 2016

African multi-platform content network launched

Iroko plans to build a pan-African and diaspora influencer network for digital content creation, distribution and monetisation...

12 Sep 2016

Nigeria says to borrow from World Bank, China, Japan

Nigeria's presidency said last week that it had approved an external borrowing plan after the cash-strapped African economy plunged into official recession...

12 Sep 2016

Kenya journalists hold protest after death of colleagues

Kenyan journalists held protests in several cities including Nairobi, saying they faced an increasingly hostile environment...

12 Sep 2016

AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote

The All African Music Awards (AFRIMA) released the full list of continental nominees this week ahead of public voting, which opens on 12 September 2016...

9 Sep 2016

Angaza Boma bringing solar TVs to rural Kenya

Angaza Boma is rolling out solar television systems in rural Kenya...

By Tom Jackson 8 Sep 2016

FirstRand has R7bn for Africa deals

Banking group FirstRand says it has R13.8bn to spend on growth strategies including acquiring banks in Nigeria and Kenya...

12 Sep 2016

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