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Episode 185: Online retail with the CTO of Emerce Commerce.

Date: 18 Aug 2016
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By Brett Parker 16 Aug 2016

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Slow Food's Carlo Petrini, FAO special ambassador 'Zero Hunger for Europe' visits Kenya to build networks in Africa towards hunger eradication...

16 Aug 2016

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Why KPMG doubts that SA has overtaken Nigeria again

KPMG disagrees with reports that SA has overtaken Nigeria as Africa's largest economy in dollar terms, saying the calculations behind this assertion are methodologically incorrect...

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 16 Aug 2016

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New funding to United Nations and NGO partners to help tens of thousands in Lake Chad Basin receive critically needed humanitarian assistance...

16 Aug 2016

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Etisalat sponsors 2016 Lagos Photo Festival
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Etisalat has announced the opening of the 2016 Etisalat Photography Competition in Nigeria...

15 Aug 2016

Nigerian educational toy brand launches nationally
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Nigerian toy brand champions preservation of country's cultural heritage through fun and games...

12 Aug 2016

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A new priority UK visa service in Nigeria allows customers to process their applications within 24 hours...

12 Aug 2016

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Nigerian news blogger released on bail after arrest, which critics say is a clamp down on freedom of speech...

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The government of Zimbabwe's Computer Crime and Cyber Crime Bill would severely limit citizens' access to information...

11 Aug 2016

WorldRemit founder and CEO, Ismail Ahmed.
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10 Aug 2016

Celebrities march through Lagos streets in support of a climate change awareness campaign
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Celebrities endorsed a UNIC Lagos campaign which took to the streets to highlight climate change issues in Nigeria...

5 Aug 2016

Etisalat empowers entrepreneurs
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Etisalat, in partnership with O.A. Bella Resources, has empowered 100 individuals with basic life skills and basic equipment to help them maximise their start-up potential...

4 Aug 2016

African Movie channel series arrives on Azam TV
African Movie channel series arrives on Azam TV

International Pay TV broadcaster, African Movie Channel, has launched its second channel, AMC Series, on Azam Pay TV's television platform...

4 Aug 2016

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Vodacom to expand video service in Africa

Vodacom plans to expand its video-on-demand (VOD) service, Video Play, to the African continent...

2 Aug 2016

Dr Nick Hughes
M-Pesa pioneer for Digital Impact Awards Africa

M-Pesa pioneer; Dr Nick Hughes will deliver the keynote speech at the third Digital Impact Awards Africa, in Kampala, Uganda on 17 August 2016...

2 Aug 2016

Ringleader behind thousands of online scams arrested in Nigeria
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The ringleader behind a global network responsible for thousands of online scams, has been arrested in Nigeria...

2 Aug 2016

Building your brand, one BRIC at a time
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Emerging markets are without a doubt the new frontier. Consumers in emerging markets are encountering marketing environments that are as complex and ever changing as their counterparts in developed countries...

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