SOUTH AFRICA

#NewBiz: Future Tech Media acquires AdZouk
#NewBiz: Future Tech Media acquires AdZouk

Future Tech Media today announced the acquisition of AdZouk, a programmatic supply side network that works with advertisers and publishers across the MENA region, effective from November 2018...

31 Oct 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

#NewBiz: Wonderland Collective acquires Studio Aura, opens offices in London, UAE
#NewBiz: Wonderland Collective acquires Studio Aura, opens offices in London, UAE

Brand and digital agency Wonderland Collective has acquired UK design agency Studio Aura...

9 Oct 2018

GLOBAL

#NewCampaign: $15m Emirates campaign opens up a world of good times
#NewCampaign: $15m Emirates campaign opens up a world of good times

Emirates has launched a $15m campaign to inspire travel and promote the airline's network of global destinations. We go behind the scenes of the campaign with Boutros Boutros...

By Cari Coetzee 24 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#Loeries2017: TBWA\Raad on winning a Grand Prix in the ‘mother of all categories'
#Loeries2017: TBWA\Raad on winning a Grand Prix in the ‘mother of all categories'

TBWA\Raad, The Disruption Company, not only took home a Grand Prix for Nissan's Camelpower integrated campaign at this year's Loerie Awards, but also two silvers and one bronze...

By Jessica Tennant 25 Aug 2017

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

International jurors announced for Dubai Lynx includes South Africans
International jurors announced for Dubai Lynx includes South Africans

There will be 56 international jurors judging entries from across the MENA region at the 10th Dubai Lynx, including six South Africans...

14 Jan 2016

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Trial for 'insulting tweets' starts in Bahrain
Trial for 'insulting tweets' starts in Bahrain

DUBAI, UAE: The trial of Bahraini Human Rights Activist Nabil Rajab, stands accused of having "insulted official bodies" in remarks posted on Twitter, and his trial has now been adjourned until 29 October according to a judicial source.

21 Oct 2014

FRANCE

Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers
Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews takes flight: 575 planes and a potential annual audience of 80 million passengers.

6 Aug 2014

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx honours 2014 winners
Dubai Lynx honours 2014 winners

DUBAI, UAE: The much-anticipated winners of the 8th Dubai Lynx Awards were revealed last night and celebrated at the region's biggest awards ceremony, which was attended by over 1,800 guests.

13 Mar 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced
Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced

The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.

7 Mar 2014

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx opens for entries
Dubai Lynx opens for entries

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has opened for entries across 15 categories ahead of the 2014 edition of the Festival and Awards, taking place from 9-12 March.

5 Dec 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Nokia launches first tablet, new phablets
Nokia launches first tablet, new phablets

ABU DHABI, UAE: Nokia, whose handset division is to be acquired by Microsoft, launched its first-ever tablet computer in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday (22 October).

24 Oct 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx website launches featuring innovations for 2014 festival and awards
Dubai Lynx website launches featuring innovations for 2014 festival and awards

DUBAI, UAE: The new website showcasing what's in store at the upcoming Dubai Lynx 2014 Festival and Awards has now launched.

30 Sep 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

FRANCE

Increase in IT spending predicted in 2013 for EMEA CIOs
Increase in IT spending predicted in 2013 for EMEA CIOs

PARIS, FRANCE / BERLIN, GERMANY / WARSAW, POLAND / LONDON, UK / UAE: Research commissioned by Riverbed reveals that 71% of CIOs are increasing investment in IT.

20 Mar 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx Awards: The winners
Dubai Lynx Awards: The winners

DUBAI, USE: The seventh Dubai Lynx Awards Ceremony has taken place with a record crowd of 1,836 industry professionals from the MENA region attending to find out and celebrate this year's winners of the much sought-after Lynx trophies.

15 Mar 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Al Jazeera English launches news apps for Android Tablet and BlackBerry 10 users
Al Jazeera English launches news apps for Android Tablet and BlackBerry 10 users

DOHA, QATAR: The full-featured apps will allow smartphone and tablet app users to experience award-winning content from Al Jazeera English

12 Mar 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Unmissable 3-day content programme at Dubai Lynx 2013

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Festival of Creativity, reputed to be MENA's principal awards for creative communications and the industry's premier annual platform for learning, inspiration and networking, will in just two weeks, bring together an outstanding and world-class line-up of international and regional speakers to address MENA's creative community.

28 Feb 2013

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx opens for entries
Dubai Lynx opens for entries

DUBAI, UAE: The annual Dubai Lynx Awards, currently in their seventh year of setting the benchmark for creative excellence in communications in the MENA region, are now accepting entries.

7 Jan 2013

UNITED STATES

Internet regulation in the spotlight in Dubai

WASHINGTON, USA: The freewheeling, unregulated Internet seemed to survive a push for new rules at a UN treaty meeting, but the collapse of talks leaves unanswered questions about the Web's future.

18 Dec 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

2013 Dubai Lynx delegate registration open
2013 Dubai Lynx delegate registration open

The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has opened for delegate registrations. Taking place from 10-13 March 2012 at the Madinat Jumeirah Dubai, the festival will offer three days of content with a lineup of seminars given by both global and regional industry leaders.

23 Nov 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx confirms Sylvia Vitale Rotta and Iain Jacob as jury presidents
Dubai Lynx confirms Sylvia Vitale Rotta and Iain Jacob as jury presidents

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity is reputed to be the leading awards and festival for creative excellence in advertising and communications in the Middle East and North Africa and the must-attend event on the region's industry calendar. Held at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, next year's event will take place 10-13 March.

23 Oct 2012

UNITED STATES

NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB
NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB

NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.

19 Apr 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx winners announced
Dubai Lynx winners announced

DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards Ceremony took place last night attracting a record number of guests. A crowd of over 1500 were present to find out and celebrate this year's winners of the much sought after Lynx trophies.

8 Mar 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards
Dubai Lynx: Over 2000 entries into 2012 awards

DUBAI, UAE: The 6th Dubai Lynx Awards, one of the premier awards celebrating creative excellence in MENA's advertising and communications industry, has received a total of 2037 entries from 17 countries.

5 Mar 2012

FRANCE

Princess Rym Ali of Jordan to open WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference
Princess Rym Ali of Jordan to open WAN-IFRA Middle East Conference

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY / DUBAI, UAE: Jordan's Princess Rym Ali, a former journalist and correspondent, will open the annual Middle East Conference of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), to be held in Dubai on 29 February and 1 March next.

6 Feb 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx: SA represented in 2012 jury lineup
Dubai Lynx: SA represented in 2012 jury lineup

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival, one of the leading festival and awards events for creative excellence in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced the members of the juries responsible for judging and awarding entries into the sixth Dubai Lynx Awards.

26 Jan 2012

INDIA

First ever News Design Conference for South Asia
First ever News Design Conference for South Asia

CHENNAI, INDIA: WAN-IFRA and the Society for News Design (SND) have joined hands to organise the first ever News Design Conference in South Asia. The event will be held at New Delhi from 23-24 January 2012.

20 Jan 2012

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Dubai Lynx 2012 jury presidents announced
Dubai Lynx 2012 jury presidents announced

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Advertising Festival, the leading awards for creative excellence in advertising and communications in the Middle East and North Africa, is pleased to announce the jury presidents ahead of the 2012 festival taking place 4-7 March 2012.

20 Dec 2011

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Effective Measure invests in Arab media hub
Effective Measure invests in Arab media hub

DUBAI, UAE: Effective Measure, a leading provider of digital media planning solutions in emerging markets, today announced that it is investing in MENA's thriving digital media industry with the addition of four new members to the Middle East North Africa (MENA) Business Development team and a dedicated training space in Dubai.

5 Dec 2011

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

CNN International launches pan-EMEA brand campaign
CNN International launches pan-EMEA brand campaign

ABU DHABI, UAE / JOHANNESBURG, SA: CNN International is launching a pan-EMEA advertising campaign designed to underline its claim to be the world's leading international news channel. The campaign seeks to build the profiles of its individual anchors, cementing their relationships with existing viewers and growing the channel's core audience.

30 Nov 2011

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