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Episode 142: Graham Warsop on his IMC keynote speech: Marketing - where to from here?

Date: 30 Jul 2015
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Exploring Nigeria through the eyes of Ben Enwonwu
Exploring Nigeria through the eyes of Ben Enwonwu

Since the death of the legendary Ben Enwonwu, his paintings have stirred countless art lovers to locating Nigeria on the world's map...

By Nkem Ndem V 29 Jul 2015 14:01

African ICT Infrastructure Fund closes at $200 million
African ICT Infrastructure Fund closes at $200 million

Convergence Partners announced the successful close of its Convergence Partners Communication Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF), with capital of over $200 million, making it one of the largest funds dedicated solely to ICT infrastructure in Africa...

29 Jul 2015 14:00



Getting a feel for the luxury market in Africa
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

Posterscope brings future of OOH media to Nigeria
Posterscope brings future of OOH media to Nigeria

Posterscope, an out-of-home communication agency, has formally launched an office in Nigeria. Nigeria is the 32nd market globally that Posterscope is venturing into...

24 Jul 2015 09:52

'Social media threat to conventional journalism'
'Social media threat to conventional journalism'

The Vice Chancellor, Kaduna State University, Professor Barnabas Qurix, has alerted on the use of the social media by thousands of young Nigerians as a threat to conventional journalism...

By Maryam Ahmadu-Suka 21 Jul 2015 12:51

Social media impacts m-commerce business
Social media impacts m-commerce business

Nigeria has been experiencing a boost in online businesses due to the massive surge in m-commerce. The rise in mobile phone traffic to online stores is incited by the overall trend of social media...

20 Jul 2015 14:06

Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015 call for entries
Etisalat Prize for Literature 2015 call for entries

Nigeria's fastest growing and most innovative telecommunications company, Etisalat has announced the call for entries for the 2015 Etisalat Prize for Literature which is in its third year...

20 Jul 2015 09:36

Performing optimally in the digital sport media space
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

Airtel partners 'Journalism Clinic' to train journalists
Airtel partners 'Journalism Clinic' to train journalists

Telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has partnered with The Journalism Clinic to host a four-city-four-week multimedia journalism training/road show for 100 Nigerian journalists...

13 Jul 2015 10:06

Kirusa and Etisalat launch InstaVoice in Nigeria
Kirusa and Etisalat launch InstaVoice in Nigeria

Etisalat and Kirusa announced the launch of the InstaVoice service in Nigeria. With this launch, Etisalat customers can now send and receive voice messages, to and from other mobile users in Nigeria, and also across the globe.

10 Jul 2015 09:47

Team Nigeria wins 2015 global Technovation Challenge
Team Nigeria wins 2015 global Technovation Challenge

The winning team comprised four tech savvy young girls, they collectively developed a mobile app to tackle waste disposal challenge in Nigeria, an app called, 'Discardious'.

9 Jul 2015 11:36

Kano to partner Daily Trust on newspaper revival
Kano to partner Daily Trust on newspaper revival

The Kano State government at the weekend said it will partner Daily Trust newspapers to revive its publication, Triumph, which closed down two years ago...

By Ismail Mudashir 7 Jul 2015 14:27

Lenovo unveils new ICT logo
Lenovo unveils new ICT logo

LAGOS, NIGERIA: Lenovo has launched a new industry logo aimed at stamping it's feet in the smartphones market.

By Nurudeen Oyewole 7 Jul 2015 13:27

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

Entries now open for the Nigeria Technology Awards 2015
Entries now open for the Nigeria Technology Awards 2015

The first Nigeria Technology Awards has opened for free entry and nomination to the general public. The awards recognise and reward technology entrepreneurs, innovators, academicians, inventors and policy makers in Nigeria...

2 Jul 2015 08:54

Outdoor advertising spend dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 - OAAN
Outdoor advertising spend dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 - OAAN

The total amount of outdoor advertising spend in Nigeria dropped to N20.5bn in 2014 from the N23.3bn it achieved in 2013 representing a N3.2bn decline.

By Chris Agabi 30 Jun 2015 13:35

MOBOfree launches ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda
MOBOfree launches ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda

LAGOS, NIGERIA: MOBOfree, the African social marketplace, announced the launch of the first-of-a-kind ID verification program in Nigeria and Uganda, further strengthening its position as Africa's safest social marketplace...

30 Jun 2015 12:41

The celeb PR way with CSA
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

Mobile money transactions worth N5bn annually
Mobile money transactions worth N5bn annually

The Director, Banking Supervision of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dipo Fatokun, on Sunday said that the nation's transactions in mobile money was worth N5 billion annually...

15 Jun 2015 10:48

Exploring the future of wearable technology
Exploring the future of wearable technology

The organisers of Digital Africa Conference & Exhibition have seen the future of wearable technology, and are leaving no stone unturned in ensuring that more Nigerians key into the new technology...

By Emma Okonji 12 Jun 2015 09:37

Demo Africa 2015 - European Business Angel Network to support African tech startups
Demo Africa 2015 - European Business Angel Network to support African tech startups

European Business Angel Network [EBAN], the pan-European representative for the early stage investor with over 150 member organisations in 50 countries, will send high-powered delegation to attend and support Demo Africa 2015...

By All Africa Staff Writer 10 Jun 2015 09:41

Ecommerce as platform for mobile phone penetration
Ecommerce as platform for mobile phone penetration

The shift in the sales of mobile phones via e-commerce, is expected to further deepen the number of telecoms subscribers in Nigeria and Africa...

By Emma Okonji 4 Jun 2015 15:14

Vibe Web plans digital marketing acceleration conference
Vibe Web plans digital marketing acceleration conference

Vibe Web Solutions Limited, a dedicated digital marketing consultancy firm with an expert team in Nigeria and India, has expressed its readiness to organise a digital marketing growth acceleration conference 2015...

4 Jun 2015 15:08

African markets emerge on global retail development index
African markets emerge on global retail development index

The 2015 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI), published by AT Kearney, places three sub-Saharan countries in the top 30 - Botswana #18, Nigeria #23 and Angola #30...

3 Jun 2015 15:05

Five African Bitcoin startups to watch
Five African Bitcoin startups to watch

Bitcoin is gaining traction worldwide, with the first quarter of 2015 seeing record levels of investment pumped into Bitcoin startups globally. Africa is no exception to the trend...

By Gabriella Mulligan 26 May 2015 13:26

Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns
Nigeria fuel crisis could shut down mobile phones, operator warns

Nigeria's biggest mobile phone operator MTN has warned that its network faces shutdown due to fuel shortages that have crippled the nation...

25 May 2015 14:40

Your trademark is not enough for you to freely trade in Nigeria
Your trademark is not enough for you to freely trade in Nigeria

Companies and individuals trading in the food industry, pharmaceutical and medical industry, and the cosmetics industry should be aware of the laws in Nigeria...

8 May 2015 10:22

Chris Roper's 'night, Knight' announcement gets social media buzz
Chris Roper's 'night, Knight' announcement gets social media buzz

Social media is buzzing with the news that Mail & Guardian Online's editor-in-chief of six years, Chris Roper, has resigned...

7 May 2015 08:01

Vodacom Business Nigeria wins awards at Beacon of ICT 2015
Vodacom Business Nigeria wins awards at Beacon of ICT 2015

Vodacom Business Nigeria has received yet more awards, adding ICT Infrastructure Provider of the Year (Data Centre) to its list of accolades...

30 Apr 2015 13:40

Nigerian mobile users not keen on online payment
Nigerian mobile users not keen on online payment

In a new infographic by Jovago, Nigeria ranks lowest on the list for usage of mobile devices for payments in Africa...

22 Apr 2015 06:50

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