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Episode 158: The BookMarks Awards 2016 advice and hospitality industry marketing.

Date: 26 Nov 2015
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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

South Africa falls further in Economic Freedom rankings

The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...

15 Sep 2015 08:10

Editor of Zim state-owned newspaper fired - reports

HARARE: Zimbabwe's state-controlled media group, Zimpapers, has reportedly fired the editor of the weekly Sunday Mail newspaper, Edmund Kudzayi...

2 Sep 2015 13:01

Mobile transactions surpass U.S.$2bn

The value of transactions processed through mobile platforms surpassed $2 billion during the first five months of the year, highlighting the increasing number of people turning to mobile devices to transact.

By Martin Kadzere 24 Jul 2015 09:22

New deadline for TV digitalisation

Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries have agreed on a deadline to switch off the analogue television transmissions to digital platforms...

By Phillimon Mhlanga 17 Jul 2015 10:44

Zarnet eyes Telecel takeover

Government-owned telecommunications firm Zarnet is negotiating with Telecel Zimbabwe shareholders for a possible takeover of the mobile phone company, Parliament heard.

17 Jul 2015 10:29

Telecel appoints new Chief Executive

Telecel Zimbabwe has appointed Angeline Vere as its new chief executive, she becomes Telecel Zimbabwe's fourth CEO in five years...

By Tawanda Musarurwa 22 Jun 2015 07:37

Telecomms infrastructure sharing the in-thing

The current debate around the sharing of infrastructure by mobile phone and internet companies is one that calls for sincere dialogue among key stakeholders, who include policymakers...

By Koliwe Nyoni- Majama and Christopher Musodza 20 May 2015 09:10

Zimbabwean newspaper shuts down

The Zimbabwean newspaper has shut down as donor fatigue takes its toll on most of the regime change projects in the country, including political parties...

2 Nov 2015 09:34

Microsoft wants to invest in Zim

Global technology giant Microsoft Corporation has pledged to invest millions in Zimbabwe's private and public sectors despite the problems dogging the economy...

By Chris Muronzi 9 Oct 2015 11:21

WhatsApp slur against Mugabe gets Zim man arrested - report

Insulting President Robert Mugabe on social media is a risky business, as a Zimbabwean man who's been arrested for posting a message to the wrong WhatsApp group will no doubt testify...

By News24 Correspondent 5 Oct 2015 09:02

AU launches media awards

The African Union has introduced media awards for journalists who excel in reporting on issues related to the continental body, with winners from each of the continent's five regions expected to walk away with $7,000 each...

25 Sep 2015 14:35

Zimpapers reshuffles Bulawayo editors

Zimpapers has made editorial changes at its Bulawayo branch, appointing Limukani Ncube editor of Sunday News with immediate effect...

7 Sep 2015 08:49

Zimpapers makes senior appointments

Zimpapers has announced four senior appointments to fill vacant positions at its head office and the newspaper and radio divisions...

4 Aug 2015 14:36

Cecil, king of the news

Cecil the lion was king of the news both locally, internationally and on social networks in the past week, media monitoring company ROi Africa said on Sunday.

By Thomas Hartleb 3 Aug 2015 11:14

US firm takes over Nettcash

A United States based mobile payments firm, Mozido, said yesterday it has acquired a majority stake in Zimbabwean firm NettCash, which also runs similar operations, as part of its expansion programme.

23 Jul 2015 15:04

TelOne to pursue partnership with NetOne

Fixed telecoms operator TelOne is set to partner NetOne in activating its mobile operating licence. The licence granted in 2011 gives the go ahead for TelOne to be the fourth mobile operator in the country...

13 Jul 2015 09:57

Digitisation - ZTV blackout looms

Zimbabwe will likely miss the June 17 International Telecommunications Union (ITU) deadline to migrate from analogue to digital television broadcasting, media analysts have warned...

25 May 2015 09:31

Zimbabwe's Econet reports 41% drop in profits

HARARE: Zimbabwe's biggest mobile company Econet Wiresless reported a 41% drop in profits, dragged down by significant tariff cuts, punitive regulatory measures and a deflationary economic environment in the country...

By Malcom Sharara 22 May 2015 08:35

New bosses for Zimpapers

Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited has appointed Delma Lupepe and Pikirayi Deketeke as chairman and chief executive office of the media, printing and packaging group respectively...

19 May 2015 14:09

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