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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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AFEX network highlights need for protection of journalists

The newly established freedom of expression network, African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has deplored the current state of attacks, arrests, detentions, incarcerations and harassments meted out to journalists while on the job in many countries on the continent.

13 Feb 2014 14:43

No more analogue TVs, transmitters to be imported

Business News reports that Nigeria's Federal Government has banned all importation of analogue TVs and transmitters from 17 June 2014.

17 Jan 2014 08:13

Channels TV once again wins best Nigerian TV award

Independent Nigerian broadcaster, Channels TV, has been awarded the "Best Station of The Year Award" for 2013 by The Federal Republic of Nigeria's Media Merit Award Trust.

10 Jan 2014 12:05

Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards winners honoured

The Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards, which recognises broadcasters who have distinguished themselves as role models, mentors, and propagators of social change in the society, announced its 2013 winners earlier this week.

11 Dec 2013 10:24

Imposing one story on Africa is doing it a disservice

The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.

By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25

Y&R: I have an agency...

Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42

Winners announced for two roles in Shuga

The MTV Staying Alive Foundation and MTV Base have announced the two winners of coveted roles in Shuga.

3 Sep 2013 11:03

BBC opens new pan-Africa Business Unit in Johannesburg

The BBC is opening a new pan-Africa Business Unit in Johannesburg this month, director of BBC Global News, Peter Horrocks, announced yesterday, Sunday, 1 September.

2 Sep 2013 06:43

Nigerian Entertainment Today rolls out first ad campaign

Nigerian Entertainment Today (NET) reported yesterday, 6 August 2013, that it has launched its first-ever ad campaign highlighting what's most important to it "as a news organisation telling the world about entertainment and celebrities from Nigeria and the rest of Africa."

7 Aug 2013 06:12

African Movie Channel arrives in Nigeria

This Sunday, 11 August 2013, will see the official Nigeria launch of Africa Movie Channel (AMC) at the Grand Ballroom of the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

5 Aug 2013 11:56

Awareness campaign, Shuga to reach Nigeria

MTV Base and the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, have joined forces with the Nigerian government's National Agency for the Control of AIDS and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to combat a lack of awareness and misinformation about HIV, sexual responsibility and teen pregnancy among Nigerian youth, using the medium of Shuga, MTV's TV series and multimedia campaign.

26 Jun 2013 10:30

Inside Africa to showcase Nigerians using technology to solve societal problems

Inside Africa, CNN's weekly programme that explores the diversity of different cultures, countries and regions will focus Errol Barnett's visit to Lagos, Nigeria during the just concluded Social Media Week. Barnett who went round Lagos, on a journey to discover how new technology is helping solve problems in Africa's biggest city.

15 Mar 2013 13:54

Bloomberg Television partners with Optima Media Group

The Bloomberg Media Group, a division of Bloomberg L.P., have announced a multi-year rolling partnership agreement with Nigeria-based content provider, Optima Media Group, strengthening Bloomberg's position as a supplier of global business and financial news television across the African continent. This partnership will create a new entity - Bloomberg Television Africa.

1 Mar 2013 10:37

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