The board of Tiso Blackstar Group SE (Tiso Blackstar) has announced the completed acquisition of Times Media Group Limited and 22.9% of Kagiso Tiso Holdings...
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...
Al Jazeera has confirmed that its two journalists held by the Nigerian military since 24 March 2015 have been released...
The launch of a third commercial newswire agency to replace the nonprofit independent South African Press Association (Sapa) has led to criticism...
WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...
The Senegalese government banned the dissemination of Wednesday's editions of the satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo and the French daily Liberation...
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...
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.
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.
Nigerian commodities tycoon, Abdulsamad Rabiu, whose wealth has climbed to $1.2 billion from $670 million in 2012, has been named Africa's new billionaire by Forbes Africa.
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.
Finalists in the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards have been announced by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel.
In a recent listing of the Top 20 Tech Influencers in Africa, published in African Innovator Magazine, Integr8's joint CEO, Robert Sussman, was ranked amongst the best of the best.
The aftermath of the three-day intensive training at GPU [Gambia Press Union] secretariat that brought to the end the lively interactions among different media practitioners ranging from newspaper journalists, magazines, electronic media and online journalists on scintillating subject matters that were chosen by the Gambia journalists umbrella body like gender reporting, reporting on children's issues and those marginalized in the society in a more ethical and professional manner.
CALABAR, NIGERIA: On 6 June 2013 at about 2100 local time, Emmanuel Unah, a reporter for the CrossRiver Watch, an online news platform, was arrested by operatives from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Headquarters, in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
ABIDJAN, IVORY COAST: More than half of the Ivory Coast's press industry have been suspended, the regulatory authority announced on Monday as it promised to "clean up" the sector.
On May 9 2013, Liberian journalists - under the banner of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) - took several actions in response to disparaging and threatening remarks made against journalists. The remarks were made at programs marking the annual observance of World Press Freedom Day in Buchanan, Grand Bassa county on May 3, 2013 by the director of the Executive Protection Service (EPS), Daniel Othello Warrick.
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has supported journalists in Liberia who have issued a media blackout, by printing black front pages after a government official was accused of threatening them. Radio and TV stations are also protesting against the government by suspending broadcasts for two hours daily beginning on Friday, 10 May, 2013.
The pan-African current affairs magazine, New African, has just published its May edition and is guest edited by Ghanaian designer, Ozwald Boateng, a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and founder of the Made in Africa foundation.
Loerie entries are now open, and those that get their work in by 15 April 2013; get 10% off their entry fee. The final deadline for entries is 31 May and agencies or marketers throughout Africa and the Middle East can enter their work.
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards.
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
No, the concepts of "tribalism", "gamification" and "engagement" aren't a promo for the latest computer game, but are in fact the trends that will characterise the way companies and consumers interact in 2013. The branding industry is constantly developing and. while the following trends are evolutions rather than dynamic, short-term changes, we believe there are 10 areas that will define the brandscape over the next year.
As 2013 commences, afro-pessimism seems to cede to afro-optimism. There is a global consensus: Africa is poised for a great future. What will be the impact of Africa's growth on our industry? What will be the major trends of the year? In the business world, predicting the future is a crucial exercise.
After about five months suspension, Newswatch magazine returned to news stands on Saturday, 26 January 2013. Billionaire businessman and chairman of Newswatch Communications Limited, Dr. Jimoh Ibrahim suspended the publication in August last year to carry out "A comprehensive turn around".
NEW YORK, US: Millward Brown, a global research agency, expert in helping companies grow great brands, has released its annual top 10 digital and media predictions, highlighting growing trends in the media sector.
ABN Productions, the eventing arm of CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa, will be hosting the Forbes Africa Person of the Year 2012 on Thusday, 29 November 2012, at the Porsche Centre in Lagos, Nigeria. The event celebrates the most influential person of the year on the African continent and highlights the person's immense involvement and contribution to society.
Indications emerged Tuesday [6 October 2012] that the management of The Guardian Newspapers may have effected some changes in the senior editorial positions of the media organisation with the elevation of Debo Adesina to editor-in-chief of the newspaper. The newspaper also confirmed Martins Oloja the editor of The Guardian.