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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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Women in News has first 2016 Africa meeting

The Women in News (WiN) initiative, an editorial leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its sixth year in 2016...

'Apping' SA's awesome SMEs

You can be part of the new Awesome South Africa app, designed to promote local business...

By Leigh Andrews

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

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...

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...

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

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

Zanu-PF youth league launches magazine

The Zanu-pf Youth League has launched a bi-monthly magazine to provide a platform for its members to interact and exchange knowledge...

[BizTrends 2016] Social activism and trench marketing FTW

While TBWA is focused on disruption to grow our client business in Africa, the following trends are bound to be top of mind in the year ahead...

By TBWA Africa

Investing in Zimbabwe - new possibilities

Zimbabwe's current debt and energy problems could be just the catalysts the country needs for radical reforms that could convince foreign investors to return...

Brace for digital era, media told

Media houses in Zimbabwe will need to have content ready when the country commissions its high definition television channels in April, with initial plans for 12 channels, six going to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation...

By Freeman Razemba

Digital television launch set for March

Zimbabwe is expected to launch its first digital television by March this year, and Government has urged television content producers to ensure the country has enough to broadcast when the industry is fully digitalised...

By Lloyd Gumbo

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...

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

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

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...

Zimpapers reshuffles Bulawayo editors

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

Zimpapers makes senior appointments

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

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

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.

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