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Date: 4 Feb 2016
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#DesignMonth: Fashion forward with Leah Misika
#DesignMonth: Fashion forward with Leah Misika

Leah Misika is the founder and managing director of La Mode Fashion. She's a design creative whose love for fashion and background in retail management makes for a well-balanced integration of disciplines...

By Beverley Klein 4 Feb 2016 09:35

Companies 'Gear Up' for Netflix
Companies 'Gear Up' for Netflix

The global video streaming website Netflix launched in Namibia last week, prompting MultiChoice to claim that it 'welcomes' the competition...

By Netumbo Nekomba 11 Jan 2016 14:55

Award-winning designer scoops CNN interview
Award-winning designer scoops CNN interview

Award-winning designer and columnist Leah Misika has even more reason to celebrate the new year after nailing an interview on global news network CNN's 'African Voices' - an incredible addition to her ever-growing portfolio...

By Netumbo Nekomba 11 Jan 2016 14:47

Brandon Wilson
'Apping' SA's awesome SMEs

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

By Leigh Andrews 11 Dec 2015 12:00

Credit: Suicide Monkey
Turning a Little into a lot: Africa's maker culture

The maker culture's on the rise. Different from the manufacturing process where replicas are churned out, it signals a return to the basics and designing and making with a strong sense of personalisation. Here's how elements are popping up in video...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2015 12:00

Namibia: Second ICT Summit sets target to bridge digital divide
Namibia: Second ICT Summit sets target to bridge digital divide

The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology announced last week that the 2nd National ICT summit will take place at the beginning of October under the umbrella theme "Bridging the Digital Gap"...

By Freeman Ngulu 21 Sep 2015 12:18

Africa's first linear online TV station launches in Namibia
Africa's first linear online TV station launches in Namibia

Africa's first linear online TV station has quietly taken off at the coast in Walvis Bay and is promising to be a force to be reckoned with in the TV and film industry.

3 Sep 2015 14:28

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

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation signs agreement with Jasco
Namibian Broadcasting Corporation signs agreement with Jasco

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has extended its Service Level Agreement (SLA) after signing a three-year contract with Jasco Broadcast Solutions...

2 Jul 2015 09:16

SADC vows to meet 2016 DTT deadline
SADC vows to meet 2016 DTT deadline

WALVIS BAY, NAMIBIA: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries that are still using the analogue broadcasting signal are committed to migrate to digital broadcasting by June 2016...

By Nthambeleni Gabara 29 Jun 2015 09:05

Namibia: MTC launches O-Yeah
Namibia: MTC launches O-Yeah

MTC Mobile Application has launched an 'app' that gives users of smartphones, tablets and personal computers easy access and flexibility to determine their own costing for voice, data, SMS and social media bundles...

By Mandisa Rasmeni 29 Jun 2015 08:38

Namibia: Find your way with pocket guide app
Namibia: Find your way with pocket guide app

The Tourism Expo served as the launch platform for an exciting new app with a high utility value for tourists. It offers local establishments and tourism operators...

By Ibilola 22 Jun 2015 07:44

Innovative tax return system expands to Namibia with PwC
Innovative tax return system expands to Namibia with PwC

Having integrated with SARS eFiling in 2014, TaxTim is now expanding beyond South Africa to assist Africans further up the continent with its tax technology...

5 Jun 2015 11:21

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

Namibia again tops African press freedom charts
Namibia again tops African press freedom charts

Namibia has moved five places on the global press freedom charts, becoming 17th in the world, while clinging onto its top spot in Africa - for the fourth year running...

7 May 2015 14:29

The mobile revolution in Africa
The mobile revolution in Africa

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...
Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

17 Apr 2015 06:41

Namibia: New film law causes ructions
Namibia: New film law causes ructions

There is a storm brewing in the local film industry over the provisions of a new law that filmmakers fear would curtail their freedom of expression...

By Jade Mcclune 15 Apr 2015 12:38

The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets
The eight criteria that distinguish B2B markets from B2C markets

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

African tourism acts to shake off Ebola stigma
African tourism acts to shake off Ebola stigma

BERLIN, GERMANY: The impact of the deadly Ebola virus fell mainly on three African countries but tourism has taken a hit across the continent of more than 50 nations as fear has kept many visitors away, tourism chiefs say...

10 Mar 2015 07:22

Media may be declared essential service
Media may be declared essential service

WINDHOEK: Namibia's media sector will undergo a review to see if it is an essential service, a special committee told a public hearing on Thursday.

27 Feb 2015 10:50

SADC Media Awards entries now open
SADC Media Awards entries now open

Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open...

28 Jan 2015 09:13

NBC's analogue TV switches off from 1 February
NBC's analogue TV switches off from 1 February

Those yet to buy the digital box that allows the digital streaming of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) television have until 31 January 2015 to do so...

8 Dec 2014 11:40

Louise Marsland
[TrendTalk] The future of work

Do you remember work before the internet? When did we become so wired and connected to everything that work no longer has set working hours?

By Louise Marsland 7 Nov 2014 12:38

New mobile airtime distribution service launched in Namibia
New mobile airtime distribution service launched in Namibia

Namibian ICT provider, Paratus Telecom, in conjunction with Nomanini, have launched a new mobile airtime distribution service called Katiti...

6 Nov 2014 07:16

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
Development Diaries launches The Social Media Awards Africa

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

Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies
Postive results likely from US-Africa summit says Davies

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

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

Primedia moves into Namibia, first expansion outside SA
Primedia moves into Namibia, first expansion outside SA

The Primedia Lifestyle Group has been awarded marketing rights to its first African shopping centre, Maerua Mall, based in Namibia.

17 Jul 2014 11:23

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