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Media rights for sub-Saharan Africa awarded by FIFA

The 2017-2018 media rights for broadcast partners in the sub-Saharan region, have been awarded by FIFA for each of FIFA's various events over the coming season...

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Business Traveler magazine awards SAA

SAA receives Best Airline in Africa and Best Business Class to Africa Awards for 2016 from US readers...

10 hours ago

Life in ‘No-internet Cameroon'

The internet has been cut off in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon since mid-January. This is life in ‘No-internet Cameroon'...

By Monique Kwachou 23 hours ago

Overcoming fake news with credible news brands

Fake news is a big issue for news brands, whose credibility matters more than ever before. It is time to sort the wheat from the chaff before the trustworthiness of the media industry as a whole is brought into question...

1 day ago

i24 News partners for Africa-Israel Summit

The international news network i24 News will be the official media partner for the Africa-Israel Summit...

24 Mar 2017

Insel joins Dentsu Aegis Network

ACCRA, Ghana - Insel Communications has announced its new affiliation with leading global advertising network Dentsu Aegis Network Sub-Saharan Africa...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 22 Mar 2017

#BehindtheSelfie with... Pierre Heistein

This #BrandManagerMonth, we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with technophile Pierre Heistein, former journalist now independent macroeconomic consultant specialising in sub-Saharan Africa…

By Leigh Andrews 22 Mar 2017

54 Nigerian stations shut down

The licences of 54 broadcast stations in Nigeria have been revoked over failure to pay mandatory fees, according to the Media Foundation for West Africa...

22 Mar 2017

Documenting the African public transport story

‘Afrikanist in Motion': The African public transport story, through the lens of Yasser Booley…

20 Mar 2017

Activating African journalism with BBC's Komla Dumor Award

Find out how the BBC Komla Dumor Award impacts on its winners' careers...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Mar 2017

African startup using AI to produce news stories

Tech startup, Controvert Media has implemented the use of artificial intelligence robots to automatically write and post news articles on the internet…

21 Feb 2017

Last call for entries: the second edition of the African Excellence Awards

The second round of the pan-African competition in PR and HR is open for submissions until 22 February 2017...

Issued by African Excellence Awards 20 Feb 2017

Fellowship programme for journalists in developing countries

Sponsored by Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists, the fellowship program is open to journalists who are native to one of the developing countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America/the Caribbean…

16 Feb 2017

Image of 'hatred of our times' wins World Press Photo

THE HAGUE - Brandishing a gun, his face contorted with rage, the shocking image of an off-duty Turkish policeman assassinating the Russian envoy to Turkey on Monday won the prestigious World Press Photo Award...

14 Feb 2017

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International

#OneShow2017: Bruno Bertelli's judging pick of the day

“For the third year they've come up with incredible pieces, each better than the previous one...” That's how Bruno Bertelli, global CCO at Publicis Milan and One Show film juror, describes the entry that was a delight for him to watch.

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Diversity dialogue with FCB Global CEO Carter Murray

FCB's leaders from across the globe were recently in Cape Town for their Global Leadership Conference, held at the Belmond Mount Nelson at the end of February. Key among these was FCB Global CEO Carter Murray.

By Leigh Andrews 4 hours ago

#OneShow2017: John Mescall's judging pick of the day

“A lot of advertising tries to manufacture emotion, you watch it and think ‘oh I should be feeling sad or uplifted now', but in this one, you actually do.” That's how John Mescall, global ECD at McCann New York and One Show film juror describes the entry that was a delight for him to watch.

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Through the looking glass: Consumers on Instagram

The first digital photograph dates back to 1957. Today, more pictures are taken every two minutes than throughout the whole of the 1800s. And the vast majority of those are by people recording their lives and experiences, not brands or organisations.

By Izzy Pugh 1 day ago

Bertelsmann bets on digital media, global expansion

German media and publishing group Bertelsmann on Tuesday presented ambitious objectives for 2020, as its bets on digital and international expansion paid off with a second one-billion-euro annual profit in 2016.

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