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Episode 162: Ravi Naidoo takes us through 21 years of Design Indaba

Date: 11 Feb 2016
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Chris Roper's 'night, Knight' announcement gets social media buzz

Social media is buzzing with the news that Mail & Guardian Online's editor-in-chief of six years, Chris Roper, has resigned...

Calling Africa's journalists...

CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...

News24 Nigeria hits record highs with election coverage

News24 Nigeria broke all records last week with its coverage of the Nigerian election. The site clocked over 55-million page views in four-days; with 38-million page views on news articles and live updates...

Issued by 24.com

Nigerian military releases Al Jazeera journalists

Al Jazeera has confirmed that its two journalists held by the Nigerian military since 24 March 2015 have been released...

Media analysts sceptical over launch of third news agency

The launch of a third commercial newswire agency to replace the nonprofit independent South African Press Association (Sapa) has led to criticism...

Nigeria: Country's first online newsroom unveiled

Davebrook Digital PR Services on Friday announced the unveiling of Nigeria's first online newsroom services. A digital platform designed to connect businesses in Nigeria with national and global publicity opportunities...

By Kayode Ogunwale

One step forwards, one back for democracy

If journalists in Zimbabwe had stood up in that country's parliament to protest against interference with their cellphone signals, they would have been laughed out of the place...

By Anton Harber

When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study

WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...

Engaging with connected consumers - Part 2

It took 14 years to sell 40 million laptops, but only four years to sell 40 million tablets...

By Danette Breitenbach

Calling Africa's top bloggers

Following its successful launch last year, the 2015 African Blogger Awards, the only pan-African event that measures online and social influencers reach, is now open for entries to all African bloggers...

Revealed: How BBC.com's doing African digital news justice

Who better to provide news from the continent, for the continent, than the news service with more reporters in Africa than any other broadcaster, bbc.com...

By Leigh Andrews

Abuja blogger launches social media news portal

Abuja's popular online media reporter and editor of Glees media blog, Alex Nwankwo, has launched a social media news portal called AlexReports.info...

Ethiopian lawyer trying to get bloggers freed

The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.

Enter the 2014 AfricaCom Awards now

Entries are now open for the 2014 AfricaCom Awards, which celebrate the breakthroughs and most influential players shaping the telecommunications and ICT industry in Africa.

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