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BBC World News celebrates Focus on Africa

‘Focus on Africa', the BBC World News weekday news and current affairs show for Africa, celebrates five years of broadcasting this week...

15 Jun 2017

PrideTV's content ratings

The most watched content from LGBT community in Africa, from PrideTV....

14 Jun 2017

Times Media has a new name

Shortly after moving premises from Rosebank to Parktown, Times Media Group today announced that it is operating under a new name...

12 Jun 2017

#Newsmaker: Sarah-Jane Harling joins BBC Worldwide to grow its advertising business across Africa

BBC Worldwide recently appointed Sarah-Jane Harling in the newly created role of advertising account director for its Africa division, based at BBC's Melrose Arch office...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Jun 2017

Zee Africa launches WION news channel

Global news with an Asian perspective will be brought to the African continent by Zee Africa, which has launched its gobal English news channel, WION...

9 Jun 2017

VoxAfrica TV launches Voice Afrique Francophone season 2

VoxAfrica TV announces launch of 2nd season of The Voice Afrique. The show, sponsored by Orange, will be broadcast on Voxafrica TV's Francophone Africa and Europe platforms...

9 Jun 2017

African screenwriters selected for prestigious residency

The names of the talented African screenwriters selected to be part of the Realness Screenwriter's Residency, were announced at the Cannes Film Festival ...

5 Jun 2017

iflix launches iflix Africa for continent

iflix Africa will make iflix's Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service available to over 500 million consumers across the African continent...

2 Jun 2017

African TV seeks out local content

Digital migration will allow a broader spread of television content throughout Africa, the NexTV conference heard...

29 May 2017

How emotion affects advertising

You really have to be operating in the dark ages of marketing if you haven't cottoned on to the importance of emotion in marketing communication...

By John Laurence 25 May 2017

Gen X: How to get the generation right (part 3)

Based on Viacom's extensive research on Generation X, how should brands, advertisers, marketers and media companies alike re-evaluate the way they represent this group of consumers?

By Jessica Tennant 24 May 2017

Kwesé expands reach of mobile TV across continent

Kwesé TV has signed distribution agreements with Africa's leading mobile network operators in a significant development for the broadcaster which seeks to disrupt the industry by giving more viewers access to premium content through its innovative multi-platform business model...

23 May 2017

Gen X: From rebellious, slacker youth generation to trailblazers of profound social change (part 1)

Christian Kurz, senior vice president, global insights for Viacom International Media Networks unpacks the media company's latest global study and some game-changing insights on Generation X...

By Jessica Tennant 19 May 2017

New video streaming service with designs on Africa

A new video streaming service has launched in South Africa, with intentions to roll out throughout the African continent...

18 May 2017

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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.

2 days ago

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.

2 days ago

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.

2 days ago

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 3 days ago

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