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Eritrean radio station gets award

On June 6, the London-based charity World One Media presented Eritrean Radio Erena with an award for reporting...

13 Jun 2017

Demolition of Nigeria's Breeze FM an "open attack on the press"

On May 22, 2017, security operatives and officials of the Nasarawa State Urban Development Board stormed the premises of privately-owned Breeze FM and razed the building.

25 May 2017

Madagascar targets Radio Jupiter

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns radio journalist Fernand Cello's arrest in Madagascar...

19 May 2017

Private radio stations protest Mali crackdown

Private radio operators in Mali on Sunday denounced a state crackdown on pirate broadcasters, with 47 stations threatened with closure for failing to obtain licences...

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The licences of 54 broadcast stations in Nigeria have been revoked over failure to pay mandatory fees, according to the Media Foundation for West Africa...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

Officials raid Kwekwe Radio Station, Zimbabwe

Officials from the Broadcasting Authority of Zimbabwe and Transmedia last week ransacked Kwekwe Community Radio station's offices…

14 Mar 2017

Radio and digital: a one-night-stand or a meaningful relationship?

There's a certain twilight zone feel about life these days. All of our absolutes are no longer absolute...

By John Walls 24 Feb 2017

Lesotho government takes two radio stations off air

Four days ahead of the commemoration of the World Radio Day on 13 February 2017, the government of Lesotho cut the broadcasting signals of two local radio stations…

16 Feb 2017

Deutsche Welle brings social radio to Africa

Deutsche Welle has unveiled the new format for its AfricaLink radio program...

1 Nov 2016

Ghanaian startup AF Radio launches playback app

Ghanaian startup AF Radio has launched its free Android app after months of testing in partnership with local station 3FM 92.7...

By Tom Jackson 21 Oct 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 193: Adidas Athletics launches the ZNE

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 20 October, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Brett Burgess...

19 Oct 2016

African Journalists of the Year

Asha Ahmed Mwilu and Rashid Idi named CNN Multichoice African Journalists 2016...

17 Oct 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 192: Fortinet discuss online security and IoT

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Paul Williams...

13 Oct 2016

Radio Shabelle reporter shot in Somalia

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) and National Union Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) urge authorities in Somalia to investigate the murder of a journalist working with Radio Shabelle...

13 Oct 2016

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International

Liability problems for WhatsApp admin users

The questions of the liability of admin users of WhatsApp is increasing, following the case of an administrator of a WhatsApp group face arrest after a defamatory image of the Prime Minister of India was shared on a WhatsApp group created by the administrator.

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Red Bull Music Academy opens for applications for 2018

Music makers from all over the world are invited to apply for the 20th Red Bull Music Academy 2018 being held in Berlin from Friday, 8 September to Thursday, 12 October 2018. Applications close on Monday, 4 September 2017.

22 Jun 2017

One Club Young Guns 15 jury selected

The One Club for Creativity, formed by last year's merger of the Art Directors Club and The One Club has announced the jury members for the Young Guns (YG) 15 programme, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 and younger. About half of the jury consists of past YG winners.

22 Jun 2017

South African designers showcase their wares in Paris

Forty-two South African designers are currently exhibiting their artisanal goods at the renowned BHV/Marais in Paris, a department store of the group of Galeries Lafayette that attracts over 60,000 visitors daily. The exhibition, which runs until 31 July 2017, showcases South Africa's creative energy and its international design and cultural capitals: Johannesburg and Cape Town.

22 Jun 2017

Publicis Groupe shifts spend on award shows, other events to AI initiative

#NEWSWATCH: In an effort to cut costs and shift spend towards its new professional assistant platform, Publicis Groupe's newly appointed CEO, Arthur Sadoun, has forbidden all of its agencies from participating in award shows, trade shows and any other paid promotional efforts for the next year, which means it will sit out of the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival.

By Jessica Tennant 21 Jun 2017

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