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Join the conversation on AthleticsAfrica Viber Public Chats

Do you want to help mould the future of African Athletics? if yes, then join the conversation and help shape the direction of track and field in Africa on our Viber Public Chats platform.

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Join the conversation and help shape the direction of track and field development in Africa on our newly launched Viber Public Chats channel

Do you want to help mould the future of African Athletics? if yes, then join the conversation and help shape the direction of track and field development in Africa on our newly launched Viber Public Chats channel.

AthleticsAfrica.com, the premier home of track and field news, information and analysis in Africa,  joins Viber as one of its select partners in Africa.

The award-winning website – winner of the 2011 Telkom/SABC/ HighwayAfrica award for journalism innovation in Africa – provides a new kind of social experience for you with live conversations, original news contents, real-time event coverage and interactive chats you can share with your friends and contacts.

Viber, one of the leading messaging and calling apps with more than 664 million unique users worldwide, recently launched its Public Chats feature in Africa and the Middle East.

The social channel which has been available since November 2014 allows users to tune into live conversations from celebrities, public figures, social influencers, brands and organizations .

“The Middle East and Africa are important markets for Viber, and we are pleased to welcome local influencers and brands to our Public Chats platform,” said Mark Hardy, CMO, Viber at the launch in January.

“We are sure they will enjoy chatting, commenting and debating live on this active social channel whilst sharing tips, news, and local content to our constantly connected mobile audience across the region.”

Other selected partners on Viber’s global platform in Africa include: The internationally acclaimed Senegalese singer, Youssou N’Dour; Giditraffic, [link id=”815″ tax=”category” text=”Nigeria”]’s urban network & no.1 source for real-time traffic updates; Vanessa Haywood, Actress and Model in [link id=”11″ tax=”category” text=”South Africa”]; Live FM Radio and Circumspecte in [link id=”7″ tax=”category” text=”Ghana”]; Xtian Dela, radio presenter, Blogger & social influencer in [link id=”81″ tax=”category” text=”Kenya”]; and Filfan, the first entertainment platform in [link id=”84″ tax=”category” text=”Egypt”],

How to join AthleticsAfrica on Viber:

  1. Download the Viber app on your mobile device, if you haven’t already. (You can also get it on your desktop)
  2. Click to follow AthleticsAfrica’s Public Chat Channel
  3. Invite your friends, family, colleagues and contacts to join our public channel

Please click here to follow AthleticsAfrica.com now on Viber – Join the conversation!

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Yomi is the founder of Africa's number one track and field website - AthleticsAfrica. A multi award-winning editor, journalism innovator, media trainer, sports and digital transformation consultant.

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