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Episode 86: The power of brands in the mass communication landscape

Date: 22 Apr 2014
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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Campaign launched to fight hate speech in African media

Delegates at a two-day media forum on hate speech in Kigali late last week have launched a continental campaign against hate speech to put media houses at the centre of fighting the vice and promoting peace.

By Eugene Kwibuka 23 Apr 2014 07:38

Opportunities in the sports TV sector in Africa

The sports TV segment in Africa is largely under-developed despite several paradoxes; the fact that Africa holds, 1) a very strong sports audience, especially for football games; 2) a large number of TV channels and radio stations; 3) a pool of talented African sports players active in international games.

22 Apr 2014 09:43

Zuku launches new channels in Uganda

Wananchi's pay-TV provider, Zuku, has expanded its subscription satellite bouquet in Uganda by adding Bukedde 1 and TV West to its platform as a part of its ongoing efforts to broaden its consumer offering.

By Abdirizaq Hussein 14 Apr 2014 10:01

MultiChoice to expand DTT offering in sub-Saharan Africa

In an aim to expand the reach of its digital terrestrial television (DTT) offering in sub-Saharan Africa, MultiChoice will expand its C-band capacity on Intelsat 904 at 60º East to distribute content to its terrestrial towers for DTT services.

10 Apr 2014 11:44

M-Net's Biola Alabi named 2014 Yale World Fellow

Joining 15 other World Fellows selected this year from thousands of applicants across the globe, Biola Alabi, until recently the Africa managing director of M-Net, has been named a 2014 Yale World Fellow.

9 Apr 2014 14:28

South Africans direct new Al Jazeera series

The new Al Jazeera documentary series, Lifelines: The Quest for Global Health, is filmed by an award-winning South African team in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Malawi, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. (video)

9 Apr 2014 08:04

Launch Factory launches fourth Healthline

Launch Factory has announced the launch of the fourth season of the award-winning television show, Healthline, in Ghana. The 13-part TV series responds to the need for credible and reliable health information for the Ghanaian population.

Issued by Launch Factory 1 Apr 2014 14:44

'African Start-Up' to air on CNN International

Today, 28 March 2014, 'African Start-Up' on CNN International will air a 30-minute special that will showcase innovative SME entrepreneurs from South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and Rwanda.

28 Mar 2014 08:00

Submissions open for feature-length Swahili films

Zuku TV is inviting submissions for feature-length Swahili films for broadcast on Zuku Swahili Movies, described as 'a premium movie channel tailor made for all audiences within the East African region'.

28 Mar 2014 07:38

TV news presenters join forces to help free detained journalists

Prominent presenters from multiple news organisations have highlighted the importance of journalism by uniting to create a 40-second film which ends with a collage of photos of journalists muted as part of the FreeAJStaff campaign.

27 Mar 2014 07:50

African journalist scholarship up for grabs

African journalists are encouraged to apply for a scholarship, offered by Global Integrity, to attend the international investigative journalism conference Holding Power to Account.

18 Mar 2014 14:18

Old TV sets soon to be phased out

Analogue television sets could reportedly soon be phased out as the 17 June 2015 deadline for migration to digital broadcasting approaches.

17 Mar 2014 13:19

SatLink to distribute Ethiopian news channel

SatLink Communications has been appointed by the Ethiopian Radio and Television Agency (ERTA) for the global distribution of its government-owned ETV news channel.

13 Mar 2014 08:49

Nairobi's residents not keen to purchase set top boxes

According to a survey conducted by Ipsos, nearly all Kenya's Nairobi-based television owners are aware of the digital migration but the majority does not feel the urgency to purchase set top boxes.

12 Mar 2014 11:05

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