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The licences of 54 broadcast stations in Nigeria have been revoked over failure to pay mandatory fees, according to the Media Foundation for West Africa...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

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 192: Online security with Fortinet

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 13 October, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Fortinet's country manager about online security and driverless cars...

12 Oct 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 191: Uber for Business

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 29 September 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Busi Sizani...

28 Sep 2016

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International

Puma ups forecast after sales leap in first quarter

FRANKFURT, Germany - German sportswear maker Puma said Tuesday it set a new quarterly record for sales between January and March, springing over the €1bn-barrier and upping its forecasts for the year.

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The postcard is never the place

I had been walking with my new friend Alexander Kalchev through Chinatown in San Francisco. I had visited these streets before in my head.

By Damon Stapleton 3 hours ago

All the winners: Second day of D&AD 2017

The second set of D&AD Pencil winners have been announced, with an additional 10 South African entries making the grade in the final categories!

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LIA announces new competition, Social Influencers, chaired by Phil Ranta

London International Awards (LIA) has announced a new competition to validate the importance of the Social Influencer. Phil Ranta, chief operating officer at Studio71, will chair the inaugural jury for Social Influencers.

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UK advertising passes £21bn in 2016

Following a record Q4 of advertising activity, the UK enjoyed a seventh consecutive year of market growth, as adspend grew 3.7% to reach £21.4bn. The Advertising Association/Warc Expenditure Report, a measure of advertising activity in the UK, has just published the full year figures for 2016.

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