The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33
Journalists are invited to submit stories that highlight and explain development and humanitarian issues for the 2013 Somali Media Awards.
24 Oct 2013 11:31
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
The BBC is opening a new pan-Africa Business Unit in Johannesburg this month, director of BBC Global News, Peter Horrocks, announced yesterday, Sunday, 1 September.
2 Sep 2013 06:43
TechMtaa reports that StarTimes Media and Equity Bank have partnered to give the bank's customers access to soft loans to enable them to acquire approved digital television set-top boxes from StarTimes.
2 Dec 2013 10:35
Lauren Davis, writing on io9.com, reports that the pilot phase of a Kenyan TV series will be screening at the United States International University at the end of the month. The series focuses on the immigration hurdles of Africans to Europe. What if the reverse were to happen? (video)
20 Nov 2013 10:59
The Kenyan government has announced the gazetted date of 13 December 2013, for digital migration in the country's capital Nairobi and its surroundings still stands as scheduled, despite reports it had been postponed again.
5 Nov 2013 11:50
E?TV Network Limited and Cable & Wireless Seychelles have signed an agreement to bring the educational channel English Club TV to television audience in Seychelles via Cable IPTV Systems.
31 Oct 2013 07:43
The Kenyan government has again postponed the deadline for digital migration to June 2014, following a successful petition by the Media Owners Association who say the deadline was unfeasible and all the stakeholders were not on board.
By Nick Sato 30 Oct 2013 11:16
South African arts practitioner Mbongeni Ngema has announced that his company, Committed Artists Records and Films, will unveil a new Zulu TV channel on 30 September 2013 at KZN Music House in Durban.
25 Sep 2013 10:15
Late last week saw the launch of mobile TV services, DStv Mobile and GOtv Mobile in Kampala, Uganda.
19 Aug 2013 11:08
Nairobi's analogue TV signal will be switched off on 13 December 2013 in the first phase of the digital migration process.
7 Aug 2013 13:55
According to a report on Humanipo, a 24-hour channel called Triple P, airing exclusively local content, have been launched by Kenya's Star Times Media.
7 Aug 2013 09:42
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