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Date: 20 Oct 2016
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The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa

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

African Film Development Foundation calls for country represetatives

The African Film Development Foundation, established in May 2012 in response to the need to promote ventures by Africans in the film industry and support stakeholders and organisations that make the films, seeks country representatives.

21 Jan 2013

CNN's plans positive coverage of Angola

The CNN Press Office (London) has answered the concerns raised by Maka Angola on the agreements between the international news network and the Angolan regime, regarding a media campaign to promote a better image of the latter, due to grave concerns of nepotism and corruption.

By Rafael Marques De Morais 14 Feb 2012

Loeries 2011 opens for entries, categories revised

The Loerie Awards launched its 2011 campaign, Tuesday 15 March 2011, entitled "Don't hate. Create", created by Draftfcb and supported by a mobisite and specially developed augmented reality apps, linking digital technology to the printed media, along with a revamp of its award categories.

15 Mar 2011

Writers festival hosts 21 prominent writers

The 14th Time of the Writer international writers festival will be held from 14-19 March 2011, hosting 21 prominent writers from a dozen different countries in Durban, South Africa for a week of literary dialogue and exchange of ideas.

28 Feb 2011

Music video project for Africa

Pan-African music entertainment network MTV Networks Africa and oil marketer Shell have partnered to boost Africa's contemporary music industry.

22 Nov 2007

Major boost for Angolan packaging industry

South Africa's packaging group, Nampak, has boosted its growth strategy with the announcement that the company will invest R600 million in a state-of-the-art beverage can manufacturing facility in Angola.

12 Oct 2007

Tobacco agreement terminated

Philip Morris International Inc. and British American Tobacco South Africa has terminated their Chesterfield licence agreement.

12 Oct 2007

Zimbabwe's freight industry faces ‘collapse'

Zimbabwe's freight industry is operating at under 30% of its capacity - an unsustainable rate that could see the industry collapse. Observers say the main reason is for the low operational level is the currently crippling rate of exchange for the local currency.

16 Aug 2007

Search for the Face of Africa begins

The search for fresh modelling talent begins this month as TV channel M-Net and mobile phone company Nokia start holding open castings for aspiring models in Accra, Addis Ababa, Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Gaborone, Johannesburg, Kampala, Kigali, Lagos, Luanda, Lusaka, Nairobi and Windhoek.

7 Dec 2005

Two SA doccies to premier at IDFA

Two South African films will have their world premiers at the International Documentary Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA), in November. The two productions are 'Glimpse' and 'Angola: Saudades from the one who loves you'.

14 Nov 2005

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