#Newsmaker: Kia Johnson joins Smile 90.4FM
#Newsmaker: Kia Johnson joins Smile 90.4FM

Kia Johnson recently joined Smile 90.4FM, co-hosting the Saturday Smile Breakfast with JM Henning from 7am to 10am, and as the host of Smile Cape Town Classics from 9pm to 11pm on Saturdays. In addition to this, she also presents Women TV on DStv Channel 263...

By Jessica Tennant 2 days ago

Emirates expands on inflight entertainment, launches food and wine channel
Emirates expands on inflight entertainment, launches food and wine channel

Emirates has launched its own food and wine channels comprising a behind-the-scenes look at how it creates its onboard menus...

2 days ago

Vicki Myburgh, entertainment and media leader for PwC SA and
#PwCOutlook: Africa's entertainment, media industry experiencing Convergence 3.0

According to PwC's 'Entertainment and media outlook: 2018 - 2022: An African perspective', Africa's entertainment and media industry has entered a dynamic new phase - a third wave of convergence...

3 days ago

New African Heritage TV channel launches on app
New African Heritage TV channel launches on app

New African Heritage TV channel AfrikayaTV to launch on Heritage Day...

3 days ago

Multiple choices for MultiChoice after Naspers' unbundling or way of the dinosaur?
Multiple choices for MultiChoice after Naspers' unbundling or way of the dinosaur?

#Newswatch: It's not necessarily a death knell. There's speculation on potential positive outcomes following Naspers's announcement that it will unbundle MultiChoice to shareholders early next year and separately list the company on the JSE...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

Broke SABC wants hike in TV licence fee
Broke SABC wants hike in TV licence fee

Cash-strapped SABC has put plans in motion to hike up the price of the annual TV Licence, as well as implementing stricter penalties for non-compliance...

By Jason Snyman 18 Sep 2018

Mokonyane opposed to SABC retrenchments
Mokonyane opposed to SABC retrenchments

Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has expressed strong opposition to possible retrenchments at the SABC...

18 Sep 2018

Both the Best Radio Award (Category 1: National/commercial) and the Journalist of the Year Award for the best overall entry were won by Megan Lubke.
2018 RDMA winners announced

Last week, the winners of the 2018 Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs) were announced, following an awards ceremony held at Summer Place in Johannesburg...

14 Sep 2018

AfricaCom 2018 takes place in Cape Town, 13-15 November 2018.
Celebrating Africa's digital heroes in 2018

AfricaCom will once again reward the success and innovation of those companies and individuals in Africa that are leading Africa through the Fourth Industrial Revolution...

14 Sep 2018

Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity
Give your brand the space to grow on Bizcommunity

Give your brand the space to blossom on the biggest B2B website, catering to 18 professional industry sectors and niche audiences across Africa...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 14 Sep 2018

Suited up for the hunger games
Suited up for the hunger games

In case you missed it, season six of Survivor had a glorious immunity special, where the island dwellers were treated to a full Steers experience...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 12 Sep 2018

Trevor Ncube to launch online TV station in Zimbabwe
Trevor Ncube to launch online TV station in Zimbabwe

Alpha Media Holding (AMH) will soon launch an online radio and television station in Zimbabwe...

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 12 Sep 2018

Detailed 'PR value' media monitoring service for Africa
Detailed 'PR value' media monitoring service for Africa

APO Group launches enhanced press release monitoring service for Africa and the Middle East...

10 Sep 2018

Tropika announces 'Tropika Smoooth Fan'
Tropika announces 'Tropika Smoooth Fan'

Tropika Smoooth Fan is an exciting new live celebrity quiz show on SABC 1 with Rorisang Thandekiso as host...

Issued by Clover 10 Sep 2018

A screen grab from the ad.
Why the ASA told KFC car ad to spin off the air

#Newswatch: When you think 'KFC' you probably think 'eating Kentucky Fried Chicken', and not how to spin your car...

7 Sep 2018

Walk like Michonne at Comic Con
Walk like Michonne at Comic Con

The Walking Dead's ninth season premieres on Fox Africa on 8 October (CAT 20:45), and will will be the final season for lead actor Andrew Lincoln...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 7 Sep 2018

Africacom, Cape Town.
The spread of digital connectivity in Africa

Africa's largest technology, media and telecommunications conference and exhibition, AfricaCom 2018, held in Cape Town, 13-15 November 2018, will cover the most strategic digital issues affecting the continent...

3 Sep 2018

'These are the sort of people who are controlling the way we see the world' - Succession creator Jesse Armstrong
'These are the sort of people who are controlling the way we see the world' - Succession creator Jesse Armstrong

"I look forward to people getting to know this family," says creator Jesse Armstrong about the Roys, owners of one of the world's largest media and entertainment conglomerates in his hit new HBO show, Succession...

Issued by Showmax 31 Aug 2018

Giokos on the roof at CNN London.
#WomensMonth: "Focus on your talents and ignore the noise"

Eleni Giokos, CNN African correspondent, rounds out our Women's Month coverage by sharing her realisation that "career plus baby is doable", as well as some of the noise she's learned to ignore, like being told to cut her hair short as long hair isn't 'corporate' enough...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Aug 2018

BBC Studios to launch new series of Doctor Who in Africa at first-ever Comic Con Africa
BBC Studios to launch new series of Doctor Who in Africa at first-ever Comic Con Africa

BBC Studios in Africa will be hosting a special Doctor Who experience for the series' regional launch at Africa's first-ever Comic Con next month, in partnership with Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 30 Aug 2018

Insight into local travel and why South Africans love it
Insight into local travel and why South Africans love it

Supporting its goal to assist digital brands to grow efficiently, DCMN South Africa recently conducted a survey into the travelling habits of South Africans...

30 Aug 2018

Responsible Drinking Media Awards announces 2018 finalists
Responsible Drinking Media Awards announces 2018 finalists

The Diageo SA Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMAs) has announced the finalists for 2018...

28 Aug 2018

Media Inflation Watch 2018 Jan-Mar data released
Media Inflation Watch 2018 Jan-Mar data released

The Media Manager Online has been updated with new Inflation Watch data and it now provides a first look at 2018...

21 Aug 2018

Netflix is now showing ads between episodes to some users
Netflix is now showing ads between episodes to some users

Netflix is now showing unskippable advertisements of its other content between episodes, the company confirmed this weekend...

By Andy Walker 20 Aug 2018

A scene from the masterclass. © Al Nicoll, Gallo Images.
#Loeries2018: WiM Africa masterclass on the progress of women in media

The Loeries masterclasses started off with a bang, with the well-supported launch of the Women in Marketing: Africa initiative...

By Angie White

Watch new sci-fi drama Reverie only on Showmax
Watch new sci-fi drama Reverie only on Showmax

Reverie is a virtual world, a program that lets you live out your ultimate fantasies. But sometimes people get lost and don't ever want to leave...

Issued by Showmax 15 Aug 2018

How to use performance marketing to grow business effectively
How to use performance marketing to grow business effectively

DCMN Cape Town recently hosted their first Open Night for startups in Cape Town, in which Travelstart shared their marketing journey, as well as valuable insights on the lessons they have learned over the years...

15 Aug 2018

Media deal to increase brand exposure for African rugby
Media deal to increase brand exposure for African rugby

APO Group and Kwesé Sports announce strategic alliance to promote rugby across Africa and the globe...

15 Aug 2018

#NewCampaign: Shield is going for gold at the Sport Industry Awards
#NewCampaign: Shield is going for gold at the Sport Industry Awards

Shield announced yesterday that it has been nominated for 'Best New Sponsorship' and 'Campaign of the Year' at this year's Sport Industry Awards taking place at the Sandton Convention Centre this Friday, 17 August...

By Jessica Tennant 14 Aug 2018

Toussaint Alain, African Daily Voice CEO.
New pan-African news agency launched

African Daily Voice (ADV) will provide comprehensive coverage in text, photo, video and computer graphics of African news...

14 Aug 2018

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