CNN has launched a new CNN Freedom Project documentary, 'Cocoa-nomics', from the cocoa plantations of the Ivory Coast presented by Richard Quest. The documentary highlights the fight against child labour.
28 Feb 2014 13:06
Thursday, 27 February 2014 saw a Global Day of Action take place in over 30 countries in support of Al Jazeera's detained journalists in Egypt.
27 Feb 2014 07:47
Last week on the Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, we chatted to Conn Bertish, ECD at Quirk and also EFC Africa president, Cairo Howarth. If you missed the show, listen to the podcast which is now available. [twitterfall]
17 Feb 2014 08:21
The newly established freedom of expression network, African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has deplored the current state of attacks, arrests, detentions, incarcerations and harassments meted out to journalists while on the job in many countries on the continent.
13 Feb 2014 14:43
Kagiso Media, which is facing increased competition in its core business in SA, is seeking new partnerships in Africa to take advantage of the growing demand for content, both digital and in broadcasting.
10 Feb 2014 10:21
2013 saw continuous growth in the African audio-visual and broadcast sectors, especially in terms of sophisticated multi-device equipped households. I had a look back at 2013 and asked some industry figures to give their predictions for 2014.
By Sylvain Béletre 7 Feb 2014 11:25
CAIRO, EGYPT: Egyptian prosecutors on Wednesday referred to trial 20 journalists working with Al-Jazeera television network, including four foreigners accused of "airing false news."
31 Jan 2014 09:32
The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) is protesting against the decision to ban the Somali Chanel television in Beletwein, Hiiraan in Central Somalia by the Hiiraan administration on Sunday, 26 January, 2014.
28 Jan 2014 08:04
In 18 months time, Euronews, in partnership with the national television channel of the Republic of the Congo, will bring to Africa its unique know-how as a multi-lingual and multi-cultural news channel, Africanews, broadcasting around the clock.
28 Jan 2014 07:12
Gregory Gondwe, writing on BizTech Africa, says that Malawi rushing into digital migration prematurely has led to the country having to switch off the digital broadcasting network within a week.
21 Jan 2014 14:02
FOX International Channels Europe & Africa has appointed Vera Pinto Pereira as chief operating officer (COO) of FIC Southern Europe and Africa.
17 Jan 2014 12:04
Business News reports that Nigeria's Federal Government has banned all importation of analogue TVs and transmitters from 17 June 2014.
17 Jan 2014 08:13
CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
15 Jan 2014 11:21
The chairman of the Royal Media Services (RMS), Dr Samuel Makau Macharia, called plans to migrate from analogue to digital broadcasting an affront to media freedom.
13 Jan 2014 13:32
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