AfricaWatch: A Ghanaian researcher reckons billboards (in Ghana) depicting Nigerian political personages, are a threat to security...
22 Jan 2015 11:14
The Senegalese government banned the dissemination of Wednesday's editions of the satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo and the French daily Liberation...
17 Jan 2015 11:41
As part of its efforts at increasing public awareness on Ebola, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has set up its 'Information Center on Communicable Diseases'...
8 Jan 2015 10:20
Brand Communications was appointed by I.LOG.S to create 'ekiosk mobile', a new Côte d'Ivoire news aggregator mobile application offering a broad range of Ivorian newspapers and magazines...
2 Dec 2014 11:44
In line with its tradition of strengthening the corporate image of Nigeria through innovative platforms, BrandiQ Magazine's Brand Nigeria Symposium is set to take place on 6 November...
14 Oct 2014 11:14
With so many Nigerians online, portals like ebolalert.org set up by volunteer doctors, and the public/private ebolafacts.com initiative, have become important channels to provide accurate information to help people stay safe...
1 Oct 2014 10:44
Dimgba Igwe, Vice Chairman of the Sun Newspapers tragically died at the age of 58 from injuries sustained in an accident, Saturday morning in Lagos, Nigeria...
8 Sep 2014 09:31
Abuja's popular online media reporter and editor of Glees media blog, Alex Nwankwo, has launched a social media news portal called AlexReports.info...
1 Aug 2014 10:46
The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014 09:05
Entries are now open for the 2014 AfricaCom Awards, which celebrate the breakthroughs and most influential players shaping the telecommunications and ICT industry in Africa.
18 Jul 2014 08:51
The Committee to Protect Journalists holds Nigerian authorities responsible for the safety of an editor who was seized by armed men on...
7 Jul 2014 10:39
The 16th PAMRO Meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference will take place from 24-27 August 2014 at the La-Palm Royal Beach Hotel in Accra, Ghana under the theme 'Media...
25 Jun 2014 13:11
Nigeria's World Entertainment TV, in partnership with AccuWeather's Display Systems and Services division, will install four StoryTeller Interactive Touchscreen News Solutions in its network headquarters.
20 Jun 2014 07:45
The Festival of Media - the world's largest event dedicated to the $500bn media industry - has announced the launch of a new initiative designed to find the most innovative technology start-ups.
Issued by C Squared 26 Mar 2014 12:03
With more than 450 campaigns entered last year, the African Cristal Festival has become a true reference in advertising awards and is recognised in local and international rankings. Here's what to expect in 2014...
Issued by Cristal Events 26 Mar 2014 11:11
Pottermore's CEO, Susan Jurevics, speaker at this year's Festival of Media Global, talks to M&M Global about the website that has carried on the popularity of the world-renowned children's book series and gives her thoughts on this year's festival.
Issued by C Squared 24 Mar 2014 11:14
The IABC has appointed Richard Ikiebe onto a 10-person inaugural Global Communication Certification Council to develop and manage an international certification programme for business communication with ISO endorsement.
12 Mar 2014 10:33
The newly established freedom of expression network, African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX) has deplored the current state of attacks, arrests, detentions, incarcerations and harassments meted out to journalists while on the job in many countries on the continent.
13 Feb 2014 14:43
Gambian police arrested a newspaper editor on Monday over an article about politicians deserting the ruling party, a security source and his staff said.
14 Jan 2014 10:15
Public radio and television has restarted after nine months off the airwaves in Mali's northeastern rebel bastion of Kidal, the state broadcaster said on Wednesday, after separatist militants handed back its local headquarters.
13 Dec 2013 08:47
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
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
South African arts practitioner Mbongeni Ngema has announced that his company, Committed Artists Records and Films, will unveil a new Zulu TV channel on 30 September 2013 at KZN Music House in Durban.
25 Sep 2013 10:15
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 21 August 2013, Rodney Sieh, founder, publisher and editor-in-chief of the award-winning daily print and online newspaper FrontPageAfrica, was jailed after Liberia's Supreme Court upheld a decision ordering him to pay a former government minister US$1.5 million in libel damages.
20 Sep 2013 08:36
A report on Ventures Africa states that Times Media Group (TMG) has acquired a 32.26 % stake in Ghana's Multimedia Group for $14.6m.
17 Sep 2013 10:03