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Episode 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa.

Date: 22 May 2015
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Vodafone Uganda gets new CEO
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KAMPALA: Allan Richardson has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Uganda. He takes over from Tage Rasmussen who has been acting in the position since earlier this year...

21 Apr 2015 13:16

The mobile revolution in Africa
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The influx of mobile phone has enhanced ease of access across the world - no more so than in Africa...

17 Apr 2015 15:25

Calling Africa's journalists...
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CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

MTN Uganda and Marathon donate UShs.450m to Karamoja Water Project
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Following the 2014 MTN Kampala Marathon which attracted over 20,000 participants, MTN Uganda and its partners including Huawei Uganda, New Vision, Rwenzori Water and Stanbic Bank handed over the UShs. 450 million...

9 Apr 2015 11:27

The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets
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WASHINGTON DC, US: The B2B market is different in fundamental ways from the B2C sector. This article discusses the eight key criteria that distinguish B2B markets with implications that directly affect market research...

By Priority Metrics Group, via Ashlan Bonnell 28 Mar 2015 12:21

Uganda parliament bars seasoned reporters
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KAMPALA: Uganda's parliament on Wednesday angered the media by ordering the replacement of all reporters who have been covering the institution for more than five years...

12 Mar 2015 09:26

YFM youth about to be clued up to the BBC Minute
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Saturday, 14 February wasn't just about bumped-up prices for red roses and chocolates - it also saw the launch of BBC Minute, a one-minute global English news round-up on YFM...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Feb 2015 14:00

Ugandan joint venture wins U.S. $1m
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A Uganda-Dutch company that uses mobile technology, to rapidly exchange information with specific target audiences, has received an impact investment one million euro ($1.1 million) from the Netherlands - ABN AMRO Social Impact Fund...

4 Feb 2015 08:55

Communication gets collaborative with SACOMM
Communication gets collaborative with SACOMM

Ever get the feeling that the South African communication industry is just too disjointed and there's no common ground? Not so, explains Dr Julie Reid of SACOMM...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Jan 2015 14:00

Application economy creates opportunity for Africa
Application economy creates opportunity for Africa

We all live in an application economy. Retail, news, entertainment, banking, education, government, communications - everything is driven by a connected, mobile, application-based world...

By Gary Lawrence 30 Oct 2014 10:12

Development Diaries launches The Social Media Awards Africa
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The Social Media Awards Africa (SMAA) is a premier continental initiative, launched to recognise and celebrate excellence, creativity and the impact of social media...

22 Oct 2014 08:13

Fourth Kids of Africa 'Run for Fun' event next month
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Sunday, 5 October 2014, will see the fourth Kids of Africa 'Run for Fun' event take place in an aim to raise funds and also to celebrate its ninth anniversary...

9 Sep 2014 13:29

'Ask Your Government' website launches in Uganda
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The 'Ask Your Government' website is aimed at promoting Ugandan citizens' right to information in support of transparency, accountability and good governance...

4 Sep 2014 12:35

New fibre connectivity service for Ugandan SMEs
New fibre connectivity service for Ugandan SMEs

iWayAfrica Uganda, part of the pan-African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN), has announced the launch of its high speed fibre connectivity service for SME customers...

2 Sep 2014 12:03

MTN Uganda simplifies lives of Mobile Money customers
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MTN Uganda is now enabling customers to directly purchase internet bundles off their Mobile Money accounts...

25 Aug 2014 09:48

Uganda SME market to benefit from managed services solution
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Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN), in conjunction with managed services company, SevenC Computing, will be launching an iWayAfrica managed infrastructure and service...

22 Aug 2014 07:43

Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies
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South Africa and Africa in general benefitted immensely from the recent US-Africa Leaders' Summit held in Washington last week, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies said on his return.

13 Aug 2014 08:27

Brian Gouldie takes over as CEO of MTN Uganda
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Brian Gouldie has taken over as CEO of MTN Uganda as of July 2014. Being in his new position for just over a month now, Gouldie is optimistic for what...

12 Aug 2014 14:42

Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed
Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed

The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.

18 Jul 2014 09:05

33 students join MTN Uganda internship programme
33 students join MTN Uganda internship programme

MTN Uganda is giving 33 students an opportunity to work with the organisation as part of their course/degree completion requirement with varying disciplines ranging from Marketing, Engineering, Finance, Sales...

1 Jul 2014 12:41

Garmin calls for buyers in East Africa
Garmin calls for buyers in East Africa

The Africa team for Garmin sub-Saharan Africa will be hosting meetings in Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania from the 8-15 July 2014 to meet with buyers, potential resellers and business partners.

26 Jun 2014 10:36

GeoPoll report on TV ratings in Africa
GeoPoll report on TV ratings in Africa

Real-time mobile survey platform, GeoPoll, has released initial findings on World Cup television audiences in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda, representing ratings from more than 300 million African citizens.

18 Jun 2014 10:57

SMEs benefit from Business Skills Training Program
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The MTN Uganda Business Skills Training Program which took place late last week attracted small business owners in Eastern Uganda from Jinja, Mbale, Tororo, Soroti, Busia and other surrounding districts.

10 Jun 2014 10:45

Laine Barnard
The story of the African consumer

Trying to define the average African consumer is near impossible. Tastes and shopping habits are unique to each country, with differences found between regions and even cities within a country.

By Laine Barnard 3 Jun 2014 08:59

Internet bus to boost ICT literacy in rural Uganda
Internet bus to boost ICT literacy in rural Uganda

The newly-launched MTN Internet Bus will be promoting computer literacy in rural Uganda in an effort to bridge the gap between rural and urban areas.

30 May 2014 08:31

Uganda latest addition to Google's Android movie app
Uganda latest addition to Google's Android movie app

Google has added Uganda to its Android movie application, allowing Ugandans to rent or buy movies from a wide selection.

By Susan Mwenesi 26 May 2014 09:37

Orange to sell stake in Orange Uganda to Africell
Orange to sell stake in Orange Uganda to Africell

The French telecom operator Orange has announced that it has signed an agreement with Africell Holding for the sale of its majority stake in Orange Uganda.

19 May 2014 11:08

Social media is a key for terror groups
Social media is a key for terror groups

WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.

15 May 2014 07:29

SABMiller's Africa sales slow growth
SABMiller's Africa sales slow growth

SABMiller's (SAB) fourth-quarter revenue growth fell short of analysts' expectations‚ sending the global brewing company's share price down by 2.21% on the JSE on Tuesday (15 April).

By Nick Hedley 17 Apr 2014 07:58

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