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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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Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'
Ericsson, Grundfos launch drinking water 'ATMs'

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

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Agribusiness congress comes to Kampala

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

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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

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Nokia reopens offices in Nigeria

Nokia confirms that the company office in Lagos, Nigeria, has been reopened...

19 Sep 2016

Eritrea called on to provide info on jailed journalists
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

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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

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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

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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

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Africa tech, media Leaders assess growth strategies

Tech and media leaders meet in Lagos, Nigeria, to assess investment and growth strategies to discuss technology and investment in Africa...

15 Sep 2016

Etisalat partners to launch special SMS midwife service
Etisalat partners to launch special SMS midwife service

A mobile based service to assist pregnant women in connecting with midwives, has been launced in Nigeria...

14 Sep 2016

Japan helps fight hunger and boost nutrition in Africa
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

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Ericsson, Galaxy Backbone partner to transform public services in Nigeria

Ericsson and Galaxy Backbone, the government ICT shared services provider in Nigeria, have formed a partnership to design and deploy ICT based solutions to Nigeria...

13 Sep 2016

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Mall culture continues to take off in Nigeria

The world class Ikeja City Mall leads the way as mall culture takes off in Nigeria...

By Johan Haupt 13 Sep 2016

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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

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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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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

AU, AFRIMA release full nominees list for public vote
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

Nuli Juice
Uber supports Nigerian small business after controversial demolitions

On Thursday Uber assisted Nuli Juice by delivering a combo deal to customers after the destruction of the store in Lagos, Nigeria, in a dispute about building compliance...

9 Sep 2016

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Web TV aims to boost youth interest in African farming

Agribusiness TV is an internet television station which aims to inspire youth interest in farming in Burkina Faso and further afield in Africa...

8 Sep 2016

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Web4Africa announces West Africa's first mirror project

The Nigerian Mirror Project aims to drastically improve the download and availability of free and opensource software in Nigeria...

7 Sep 2016

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Ericsson, Galaxy Backbone partner to transform public services in Nigeria

A partnership to design and deploy ICT based solutions and services supporting the delivery of efficient public services in the country...

7 Sep 2016

APO launches press release service for Middle East, North Africa
APO launches press release service for Middle East, North Africa

The African Press Organization launches MENA Wire, a press release distribution and monitoring service dedicated to the Middle East and North Africa...

6 Sep 2016

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ECA launches monthly Africa economic and social data

The Economic Commission for Africa has launched its newest product, the Africa 'Statistical Flash', with macro-economic and social data on Africa...

6 Sep 2016

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Nigerian startup selected for Start-Up Chile accelerator

Nigerian e-health solution Curacel Health has been selected to take part in Start-Up Chile's S Factory accelerator, aimed at supporting first-time female entrepreneurs...

By Tom Jackson 6 Sep 2016

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B2B networking platform for fashion industry

With Fashionomics, the African Development Bank plans to raise the profile of African fashion and textiles on the international stage...

6 Sep 2016

Philip Odiakose
Why it is unethical for PR agencies to mark own 'homework'

Nigerian PR consultant Philip Odiakose explains what it means to Nigeria's PR professionals to have independent PR measurement standards...

5 Sep 2016

AIMS students
Research funding for African scientists for climate change solutions

Canada commits $22.6 Million to support training of African Mathematical Scientists on climate change solutions...

5 Sep 2016

Mark Zuckerberg live streamed address
Facebook CEO aims to connect the world

Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg aims to connect the entire world to the internet to make the world a better place...

By Danette Breitenbach

Eric Thimba and Porgie Gachui, co-founders of Mookh; Wandia Gichuru, CEO, and Makena Mutwiri, Head of Marketing of Vivo Active Wear; Mark Zuckerberg, Ime Archibong, Emeka Afigbo of Facebook; Edna Kwinga, Human Resource Officer, and Marie Amuti, UX designer of Twiga Foods.
Facebook CEO visits Nairobi to see Kenyan innovation in action

Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is in Kenya to see how technology innovation is changing the country...

2 Sep 2016

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Increased activity in African telecom, media and technology sector predicted

Standard Bank is partnering with international news and events provider, TMT Finance, for the inaugural TMT Finance Africa in Lagos 2016 conference...

2 Sep 2016

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