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Episode 151: Twitter advertising and Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town

Date: 1 Oct 2015
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Nigeria leads a mobile lifestyle - here's why that matters to brands

Nigeria, with 125 million mobile subscribers, is not just Africa's largest mobile market. It is also home to one of the most connected and engaged mobile populations on the continent...

9 Mar 2015 10:29

"Super Bowl-worthy" - Nigeria's quest for creativity

The conclusion of the 2015 Super Bowl sparked a spirited conversation amongst my colleagues. Being ad people, we of course, talked about the best and worst adverts...

By Chizobam Ekwerike 24 Feb 2015 14:26

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

Simple solutions for growth: Rules for winning marketing in Africa

With a population of 1,1 billion people, 65% under the age of 35, growing economies and increasing middle class spending power, Africa is every marketer's dream...

By Marilyn Dutlow Munga 6 Oct 2015 12:00

Three key reasons to avoid budget android phones

Android phones have seen a lot of amendments since it advent. From improved hardware to sophisticated operating systems and downgrades as well for budget types...

By Nkem Ndem V 6 Oct 2015 09:51

Soyinka Centre announces entries for journalism awards

The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) has announced commencement for the submission of entries for the 2015 investigative awards...

By Nurudeen Oyewole 5 Oct 2015 09:23

Common mistakes Nigerians make on social media

It is not just America, Europe and Asia anymore; Africa now plays a huge role in fostering the social media craze and Nigeria, as always, is a vanguard of the trend...

By Nkem Ndem V 18 Sep 2015 07:13

Top social media tools for social media managers in Nigeria

Social media management has become one of the core focuses for marketers today. It is one of the most effective ways for any business to get more traffic and generate new leads...

By Nkem Ndem V 11 Sep 2015 09:43

Nigeria Technology Awards 2015 gets a venue and date

The organisers of the Nigeria Technology Awards, 2015 have announced that this year's event will take place at the Ace-Olivia Hall, City Mall, Lagos, Nigeria on the 21 November, 2015...

10 Sep 2015 14:35

Google records first 10 million internet users in Nigeria

Google has disclosed the geometric progressions in the number of internet users in Nigeria, as about 10 million visited the internet for the first time in 2014.

By Peter Ugwu 24 Aug 2015 08:29

Five start-up secrets for Nigerian women

For the majority of women in Nigeria, entrepreneurship is a necessity. There are no jobs or viable alternative options, however, from writing a business plan to coming up with a name to hiring employees, a start-up can seem overwhelming...

By Nkem Ndem V 21 Aug 2015 06:58

Airtel takes Multimedia Journalism Clinic to Enugu

Nigerian journalists resident in the coal city of Enugu are in for an exciting digital learning experience as the week-long Airtel Multimedia Journalism Clinic berths in the South East city from Monday, 17 August 2015.

19 Aug 2015 09:00

The 'constantly updating' aspect of running a digital business

Danny Aaron is Director of 3-Way Marketing, which in turn is part of the Benater Productions Group. He tells us all about the digital businesses under their scope, African expansion and their broad advertising mix, including airtime vouchers...

By Leigh Andrews 11 Aug 2015 14:00

Mobile internet penetration rises to 88 million

Despite the slow broadband penetration in the country, Nigeria still has a steady and impressive growth rate in mobile internet penetration, according to recent statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

By Emma Okonji 6 Aug 2015 15:49

Nigeria Summit 2016: The dawn of a new day?

Over the years, The Economist Events' Nigeria Summit has charted a country in the process of great transition. The year 2015 has been particularly significant with the country making history in its presidential elections...

28 Sep 2015 06:58

Alcatel OneTouch launches mobile devices into Nigeria

Alcatel OneTouch will launch a wide range of affordable and feature-rich mobile devices into the Nigerian market through TD Mobile as its distributor...

25 Sep 2015 10:06

Smile partners Samsung to launch Volte in Nigeria

Smile Communications Nigeria Limited has partnered with Samsung Electronics West Africa, to launch the first LTE compliant smartphone in Nigeria...

By Emmanuel Elebeke 22 Sep 2015 13:51

PwC launches 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2015 - 2019'

PwC launched its 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2015 - 2019 (South Africa - Nigeria-Kenya)' report, which presents annual historical data for 2010-2014 and provides annual forecasts for 2015-2019 in 11 entertainment and media segments for South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya...

18 Sep 2015 10:14

Latest consumer confidence index reveals South Africans' fixation with their finances

Overall, South African confidence is more pessimistic than its sub-Saharan African counterparts although Nielsen SA MD Craig Henry points out that consumer confidence does not correlate to ability to spend or affluence, in fact more the inverse...

Issued by Nielsen 8 Sep 2015 09:49

Nigeria to host RemitAfrica2015

MobileMoneyAfrica will host the RemitAfrica conference in Nigeria, Africa's largest remittance nation, from 4-5 November 2015...

26 Aug 2015 12:28

Cyber security workshop holds in Abuja

President of the Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN), Remi Afon, has said there will be a 1.5 million shortfall of cyber security experts by the year 2020.

By Chidimma C. Okeke 24 Aug 2015 10:50

Convergence Partners invests $20m in Venture Garden Nigeria

The Convergence Partners Communications Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF) has invested $20m in a strategic, minority stake in Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN), a diversified fintech company with significant operations in Nigeria...

12 Aug 2015 09:18

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