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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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Community radio - game-changers

Community radio: game-changers on Africa's media landscape

By Dumisani Moyo 2 hours ago

A Declaration that still packs a punch for a free press

All too often, declarations remain simply pieces of paper filed away and forgotten. But the impact of the Windhoek Declaration is still being felt today...

By Henry Maina 3 hours ago

Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future

The future of news likely lies with mobile phones, data and drone journalism...

By Stephen Abbott Pugh 5 hours ago

Turning freedom of expression resolutions into reality

Today, 3 May, is World Press Freedom Day and the 25-year anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration on media freedom in Africa...

By Pansy Tlakula 5 hours ago

National broadcasters in Africa: The politics of non-reform

The transformation of state broadcasters into public broadcasters as envisaged by the African Charter on Broadcasting has failed...

By Hendrik Bussiek 2 hours ago

Private media struggle against Africa's state-owned Goliaths

Can the rise of private media in Africa scale back the dominance of state-owned media on the continent?

By Sulemana Braimah 2 hours ago

Social Entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for Africa

Social entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for Africa' development priorities...

2 hours ago

Corruption rampant in North Africa

New Transparency International report shows MENA governments failing to stop corruption as they suppress citizens' voices...

6 hours ago

What makes great advertising?

Millward Brown South Africa's Best Liked Ads list celebrates great advertising, but also shows marketers what works today...

By Louise Marsland 29 Apr 2016

Love in a time of war in the DRC

Pulitzer play on DRC civil war takes to the stage at the Wits Theatre...

29 Apr 2016

MTN Foundation donates sh109m free medical service

MTN Uganda, Centenary Bank and Ministry of Health partner on medical camps offering services such as cancer screening, child immunisation and nutrition...

29 Apr 2016

Africa 'Polio Free' campaign gains momentum

The theme for African Vaccination Week 2016 is 'Close the immunization gap. Stay polio free!'...

3 days ago

AFRIMA pays tribute to Papa Wemba

Tributes pour in for iconic African artist and musician Papa Wemba...

28 Apr 2016

New CNN Africa commercial head

Cathy Ibal to lead brand and advertising solutions across more EMEA markets...

28 Apr 2016

Multi-million grant for research training for African scientists

Wellcome Trust grants aimed at stemming the 'brain drain' of the best African scientists...

28 Apr 2016

The Guardian Nigeria launches online TV platform

Guardian TV will provide exclusive video interviews, as well as up-to-the-minute videos from across the world...

28 Apr 2016

Africa: the last big consumer story?

Chinese influence remains robust in Africa...

26 Apr 2016

One Show's Creative Week schedule released

The One Club has released the Creative Week schedule, taking place from 9-13 May 2016 in New York, and Ellie Kemper and Michael Ian Black will host The One Show. Creative Week partners include Pandora, Pinterest and American Printing Co...

29 Apr 2016

Millward Brown announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 & Q4 2015

Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list celebrates South Africa's favourite TV commercials. These are the ads that have been rated as the best liked by the South African audience whom we believe to be the most important critic...

Issued by Millward Brown 28 Apr 2016

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International

New ad campaign against palm oil

A new advertising campaign on the London Overground network is aiming to educate the British public about how everyone's daily routine is destroying the rainforest...

22 Apr 2016

ConnectPal, others offer new content monetisation strategies

With more than 3 billion global users, the internet has proven to be the most prevalent and relevant communication tool. The Internet has also changed the way consumers enjoy, share and demand content...

By Hicks Crawford 21 Apr 2016

McCann Mexico, L'Oréal Paris campaign allows colour-blind men to see lipstick red

According to the Colour Blind Awareness NGO, 1 out of 12 men cannot see the colour red because they are colour-blind...

21 Apr 2016

WPP subsidiary acquires 100% of TNS ICAP in Greece

The global operating network TNS, part of the WPP Group, has added the remaining 49% of shares in Taylor Nelson Sofres ICAP Market Research (TNS ICAP), a leading market research agency in Greece, giving it 100% ownership...

20 Apr 2016

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