East African firms spending more on marketing

East African firms are spending more on marketing – if the region’s largest advertising company’s most recent financial results are anything to go by. Nairobi-based Scangroup’s profits jumped by 60% in the 12 months to December 2010. Read the full article at Bloomberg.

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