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Good news for sports fans - Thatha Zonke!
Good news for sports fans - Thatha Zonke!

The Daily Kick app brings you all the best soccer stories and breaking news from the heavyweights of digital publishing including Daily Sun, Soccer Laduma, Kickoff, News24 and Sports24 as well as thousands of other local and international sites

Issued by 24.com 1 hour ago

Three days left - ­save over 20% per Smarties entry when you submit by 25 May
Three days left - ­save over 20% per Smarties entry when you submit by 25 May

If you're debating whether to enter the MMA Global Smarties Awards, MMA would like to encourage you to throw your hat in the ring by offering you an extra incentive

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 24 May 2017

#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you
#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you

We chat to Philip and Malan Joubert, founders of OfferZen as well as a number of noteworthy apps such as SnapScan, Pondering Panda, and Apps Against Ebola

By Ilse van den Berg 24 May 2017

Desiree Gullan
How brands should speak to GenZs

The latest Think with Google report reveals that getting a new phone is defined as a life-changing event for teens. Whether they think your brand is cool will make or break their endorsement, in real time, on their phone

By Desiree Gullan, Issued by G&G Digital 19 May 2017

Vodacom to buy R35bn stake in Safaricom
Vodacom to buy R35bn stake in Safaricom

In what is the largest transaction Vodacom has done to date, the mobile telecoms group will buy most of its parent, Vodafone's, interest in Kenya's Safaricom in a share-swap deal valued at R35bn

17 May 2017

Showmax signs deal with Polish mobile operator
Showmax signs deal with Polish mobile operator

Showmax has signed a deal with Play, a Polish mobile operator with more than 14m subscribers, allowing complimentary access to all existing and new Play contract customers

16 May 2017

Fabien Delanaud.
Bridging the digital divide in Africa

For many in developing markets, data remains a luxury and often agonisingly out of reach, even on mobile

By Fabien Delanaud 16 May 2017

How free Wi-Fi is changing the trade show industry
How free Wi-Fi is changing the trade show industry

Technology changes the way the world works, that's a fact. It revolutionised communication with the radio, made entertainment widespread with the television, and gave everyone access to information

By Sam Smith 16 May 2017

South African sports fans go mobile
South African sports fans go mobile

The IAB in partnership with Effective Measure recently polled their web and mobile publisher base to gain an understanding of their users' online sports habits, and a total of 5,900 users responded

Issued by The SpaceStation 15 May 2017

The 2017 Smarties Awards call for entries now open - Get the recognition you deserve
The 2017 Smarties Awards call for entries now open - Get the recognition you deserve

Known as the global celebration of mobile marketing talent, the Smarties Awards is calling for entries

Issued by Mobile Marketing Association 10 May 2017

Sunshine co's digital sales manager, Willem Foster, Zeno Petersen (winner) and Karlien Murray from AtPhoto
Q&A with Zeno Petersen, winner of the Sunshine Co. Instagram Award

Local cinematographer, Zeno Petersen won Sunshine Co.'s first Instagram pop-up competition, beating 250 entries

By Juanita Pienaar 9 May 2017

A new eye for 4i
A new eye for 4i

Previously 4i Mobile, 4i has unveiled its new approach, brand, and strategy, as a mobile-first, full-service development collaborative

Issued by 4i 9 May 2017

Surge in demand for mobile connectivity
Surge in demand for mobile connectivity

African mobile telecoms operators, infrastructure owners and service providers are ramping up investment and targeting acquisitions across the region

9 May 2017

Need for native speakers to create multilingual chatbots
Need for native speakers to create multilingual chatbots

As chatbots, cognitive technologies, and natural language understanding (NLU) take centre stage, having a workforce that can write these in the applicable language is essential

4 May 2017

IAB SA/PwC online adspend study - Have you been left out?
IAB SA/PwC online adspend study - Have you been left out?

PwC and the IAB have performed a domestic digital advertising expenditure analysis for the past three years, with various market participants both from the online and mobile publishing and agency sector contributing

Issued by IAB South Africa 25 Apr 2017

The opportunity that is the small screen
The opportunity that is the small screen

What's becoming clear from watching young coffee shop patrons, in particular, is that mobile technology is stepping in to fill certain voids and it's doing so at an extremely reasonable cost.

By Mike Laws 21 Apr 2017

Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%
Mobile penetration in Africa reaches 80%

Jumia unveils its third white paper on mobile trends in Africa, and shows Chinese dominance in the smartphone market

21 Apr 2017

Four questions: Camilla Clerke on being a Cannes Lions judge in Mobile
Four questions: Camilla Clerke on being a Cannes Lions judge in Mobile

Hellocomputer's creative director, Camilla Clerke, has been asked to attend the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity as a judge in the Mobile category. She answers four questions about her coming task

Issued by Hellocomputer 20 Apr 2017

Africa's mobile operators aim for TV content
Africa's mobile operators aim for TV content

African mobile operators start entering into deals with major broadcasters over streaming and download services

By Russell Southwood 20 Apr 2017

#WTMA17: Using digital marketing to convince young Africans to travel
#WTMA17: Using digital marketing to convince young Africans to travel

"Africa's online landscape is mobile but mostly feature phone based. Travel still needs to better embrace mobile by delivering mobile and thumb ready experiences to the African youth."

By Cari Coetzee 19 Apr 2017

Phonefinder expands service to insurance comparisons
Phonefinder expands service to insurance comparisons

Local online cellular contract comparison engine, Phonefinder, has expanded its offering by adding insurance comparisons

19 Apr 2017

True location-based advertising is where it's at
True location-based advertising is where it's at

Location-based advertising is a fast-growing, highly innovative field within the wider marketing industry. While there are major benefits to be had for marketers, it's critical they separate the ‘real location' providers from the many buzzword-sprouting imitators

Issued by Vicinity Media 7 Apr 2017

Popimedia launches CMO2020 initiative
Popimedia launches CMO2020 initiative

Amidst the backdrop of a rapidly evolving business environment, characterised by a need for innovation to cut through the marketing clutter, and the growing trend of digital disruption led by mobile, the role of the chief marketing officers (CMOs) of the future will be fundamentally different to what it is today

6 Apr 2017

(c) Andriy Popov -
"Zuma should resign," say 7 out of 10 South Africans

According to the latest Kantar TNS mobile survey, seven out of 10 South Africans say that Jacob Zuma should resign as the president of South Africa. This comes in the aftermath of last week's cabinet reshuffle and the dismissal of both the Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan and his deputy, Mcebisi Jonas

6 Apr 2017

Turn your mobile into a ghost hunter on Mystery Ghost Bus Tours of SA
Turn your mobile into a ghost hunter on Mystery Ghost Bus Tours of SA

One can now download free apps that will turn one's cellphone into a paranormal investigative tool, allowing the amateur ghost hunter to detect unseen energies and paranormal force fields

4 Apr 2017

MTN pays $98m part of Nigerian fine
MTN pays $98m part of Nigerian fine

LAGOS, Nigeria: South African telecoms giant MTN has paid nearly $100m of a $1.7bn fine for failing to disconnect unregistered SIM cards in Nigeria

3 Apr 2017

Dervish37 © –
A little less conversation, a little more action

Why an integrated data platform is the key to aligning marketing, sales and service

By Michael Bornheim 24 Mar 2017

Facebook introduces new shopping ad format to showcase products
Facebook introduces new shopping ad format to showcase products

Marketers want better ways to visually inspire mobile shoppers to purchase, and so Facebook is introducing a new ad format called 'collection'

23 Mar 2017

BET.co.za launches first mobile app
BET.co.za launches first mobile app

South African online bookmaker BET.co.za has announced the launch of their first mobile app, available for iOS

Issued by 4i 23 Mar 2017

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