The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
Namibia is now among the top 20 countries in the world that uphold press freedom, according to the recently released 2013 Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom Index.
By Magreth Nunuhe 21 Nov 2013 09:47
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
Woolworths said on Tuesday, 5 November, that it had signed agreements to purchase its franchise businesses in Botswana‚ Namibia‚ Swaziland and Ghana.
By Zeenat Moorad 6 Nov 2013 10:46
Africa's growing middle class has expensive tastes and research by Bain & Company suggests that luxury goods sales will increase by 11% this year - demonstrating the continent's potential for upmarket goods.
By Zeenat Moorad 5 Nov 2013 09:50
Jasco Electronics Holdings subsidiary Jasco Broadcast Solutions said on Monday, 28 October, it was building a control room for the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) as part of its migration from analogue to digital broadcasting.
29 Oct 2013 08:01
First National Bank's eWallet continues to show strong growth in its African operations with a 119% year-on-year increase. It has also maintained growth in SA with the total number of eWallets in all countries reaching 2.5m‚ an 84% increase from the previous financial year.
By Bekezela Phakathi 28 Oct 2013 10:52
South Africa launched an online, 24-hour radio station on Thursday, 17 October that aims to showcase its foreign policy and shore up its position as a continental economic and political powerhouse.
18 Oct 2013 09:08
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
In order to provide its customers with advanced voice and broadband services, Telecom Namibia (TN) will deploy Zhone's MXK and several additional Zhone services.
11 Sep 2013 10:57
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
MTN on Wednesday (14 August) reported a 22% rise in headline earnings per share to 654c for the six months to June‚ up from 536c a year ago. Diluted headline earnings rose to 649c from 532c.
14 Aug 2013 13:05
Paper and packaging company Mpact reported diluted headline earnings per share of 76.2c for the six months to June compared with 61.1c a year ago.
By Alistair Anderson 14 Aug 2013 12:05
Growing sophistication in African markets outside SA is creating demand for specialist consultants that bring together clients and communications agencies.
5 Aug 2013 10:08
E-commerce in Africa has grown dramatically over the past year, says Robin Philip of payment services provider PayGate, and is now in a position to support the massive consumer boom that's happening across the continent.
2 Jul 2013 09:46
With the unveiling of its LED billboards in Namibia, Primedia Africa aims to change the outdoor advertising landscape within the country.
24 Jun 2013 10:53
A new report shows that laptops and mobile phones are now far and away the most popular new learning devices in Africa - while, despite the hype, tablets are still lagging, only being used regularly by 20% of eLearning practitioners.
31 May 2013 10:37
eLearning Africa has come to Southern Africa for the first time. "The continent's largest gathering of eLearning and ICT supported education and training professionals" kicked off on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 in Windhoek, Namibia.
30 May 2013 10:40
A round table of ministers and representatives from all across Africa is due to convene at eLearning Africa in Windhoek, Namibia from 29-31 May 2013. The sixth of its kind to date, this yearly meeting offers a chance for governments to draw on the knowledge they have built up collectively over 20 years.
27 May 2013 12:56
New Media - New Image? is a practical workshop for journalists, bloggers and anyone with a story to tell about Africa. Taking place on 29 May 2013 in Windhoek, Namibia. This workshop will explore how the new media and technology can help to redress the balance in reporting and creating narratives of the new Africa.
24 May 2013 10:16
Four controversial experts will take part in "a bare-knuckle fight" about priorities for African education at this year's eLearning Africa conference, taking place from 29-31 May 2013 in Windhoek, Namibia.
20 May 2013 12:21
Bank Windhoek recently contracted Z-Card Africa, Middle East, India and Turkey (ZAMI) for the second time, to reproduce three different Z-Cards which engage the youth and educate them about the bank's different debit accounts and cards.
22 Apr 2013 12:14
Now in its eighth year, eLearning Africa will be bringing together a wide range of perspectives on ICT for development, education and training in Windhoek, Namibia, from 29-31 May 2013
12 Apr 2013 12:08
The world's second-largest brewer‚ SABMiller (SAB) will begin construction of its planned 260‚000 hectolitre brewery in Namibia next month‚ the company said on Wednesday (6 March).
By Zeenat Moorad 7 Mar 2013 07:52
A Windhoek business owner who was suing The Namibian for N$500 000 for alleged defamation, on 4 March 2013, decided to withdraw his claim against the newspaper.
By Werner Menges 6 Mar 2013 15:25
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013 10:33
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 10:31
"We must keep women media professionals within the media sector". This was the message received by the more than 50 participants attending the 3rd Annual WAN-IFRA Women in News Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, this week, which brought together women from the media industry in Botswana, Namibia and Zambia for a three-day event.
11 Dec 2012 12:12
20 digital journalism projects have earned US$1 million in funding and technical support as part of the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).
29 Nov 2012 10:12
Are the changes to education and skills development systems sustainable? How are African youth shaping their identities and navigating different learning spaces with these technologies? And are new technologies fundamentally disruptive to tradition? These are some of the key questions that will form the focus of eLearning Africa 2013, which takes place from 29-31 May 2013 at Safari Conference Centre in Windhoek, Namibia. The call for proposals is now open and will close on 11 January 2013.
31 Oct 2012 09:31
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