The Nigerian Broadcasters Merit Awards, which recognises broadcasters who have distinguished themselves as role models, mentors, and propagators of social change in the society, announced its 2013 winners earlier this week.
11 Dec 2013 10:24
As Kenya prepares to mark her Golden Jubilee on 12 December, we are still lagging behind in tackling some of the challenges we face as a country. Freedom of expression as stipulated in Article 34 of our Constitution is under threat. Corruption and cheap politics still reign supreme.
By Oscar Okwaro 9 Dec 2013 09:50
On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, which airs every Thursday morning from 9am-10am, show host Warren Harding chats to David Lewis, CEO of Retail Capital. [twitterfall]
20 Nov 2013 11:45
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
Last week on the Biz Takeouts show we looked at content marketing through print publications, and find out more about what's happening at The Bookmarks this year. [twitterfall]
11 Nov 2013 11:20
Join Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show host Warren Harding tomorrow, Thursday, 31 October 2013 from 9am-10am on 2oceansVibe Radio as he chats to Fred Roed, CEO of World Wide Creative. [twitterfall]
30 Oct 2013 10:53
The Loeries has received an apology from MetropolitanRepublic, in which statements made during a recent radio interview have been recanted.
28 Oct 2013 07:41
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
Last week on Biz Takeouts, we discussed a new product from Amorphous New Media (@AmorphousMedia) called Elastic Media Africa (EMA), as well as insights on the retail trading environment with StoreVue's director Gerard Eksteen. [twitterfall]
21 Oct 2013 11:17
On this week's Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, streamed live every Thursday from 9am-10am via 2oceansVibe Radio, we host StoreVue director Gerard Eksteen, as well as Amorphous CEO Gant Shippey. [twitterfall]
16 Oct 2013 12:01
South Africans, Msindisi Fengu and Yandisa Monakali from The Daily Dispatch, were named overall winners of the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards 2013 on Saturday, 12 October 2013 at the CTICC in Cape Town.
14 Oct 2013 13:44
The 18th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist Awards is taking place tomorrow night, 12 October 2013 at the CTICC where finalists will be recognised for their excellent journalism across the continent.
By Ilse van den Berg 11 Oct 2013 13:40
In October 2007, ZANU-PF Politburo members Sikhanyiso Ndlovu and Jonathan Moyo sat in the same committee room at Parliament where backbenchers challenged the State's monopoly on the airwaves.
By Clemence Manyukwe 11 Oct 2013 07:35
Gambian authorities should immediately release Fatou Camara, a journalist who has been held incommunicado since 17 September, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The government has not disclosed Camara's whereabouts or any charges against her, according to news reports.
4 Oct 2013 09:46
Last week on Biz Takeouts, the Marketing & Media radio show, we looked at a solution to the divide between Business and IT, and also spoke about the upcoming Digital Edge Live event in Johannesburg. [twitterfall]
30 Sep 2013 09:42
I received an email this morning from a colleague who, some would think quite cheekily, asked me for my press listing for a particular industry...
By Marion Scher 27 Sep 2013 06:03
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
On the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, streamed live every Thursday from 9am to 10am via 2oceansVibe Radio, we speak to Justin Wright, Clint Bryce, both from Johannesburg-based advertising agency, TBWA\ Hunt Lascaris, about The Loeries, "Be the most famous you" campaign and digital trends. [twitterfall]
18 Sep 2013 14:46
Last week on Biz Takeouts, the Marketing & Media radio show, which airs every Thursday 9am-10am streamed live via 2oceansVibe Radio, we spoke about branding and the new book entitled, The Brand Book. We also talked about the upcoming Digital Edge Live event in Johannesburg. [twitterfall]
17 Sep 2013 09:15
Management of Zaa Radio 99.3 FM, based in Tamale, have declared December as the Entrepreneur and Investment Month (EIM), reports Modern Ghana.
10 Dec 2013 09:45
The Sanlam Awards for Excellence in Financial Journalism, which have opened for entries, have grouped next year's awards into platform neutral, platform specific and special awards.
9 Dec 2013 11:21
Yesterday, 19 November 2013, the Radio for Peacebuilding Africa (RFPA) Awards, which recognises quality radio programmes that contribute to building peace and tolerance in the continent, will host its annual ceremony in Kigali, Rwanda.
19 Nov 2013 09:19
Join Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show host Warren Harding tomorrow, 7 November, from 9am-10am on 2oceansVibe Radio as he chats to Lisa Visser of John Brown Media and Nikki Cockroft of The Bookmarks 2013. [twitterfall]
6 Nov 2013 12:05
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
IFEX, the global network defending and promoting free expression, has launched its 2013 International Day to End Impunity campaign.
4 Nov 2013 09:27
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
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
The Beat 99.9fm launched a new show, 'The Spinlet Digital Radio' hour, on 15 October 2013. Nigeria's 'Godfather of Music', Olisa Adibua, is set to host the new show.
18 Oct 2013 10:04
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
Research and strategy company, Dashboard Marketing Intelligence, and advertising and media expert, Dave Kelly, have joined forces to launch Pinpoint, a current and accurate media consumption and audience-tracking tool for the African continent.
1 Oct 2013 11:23
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