On the last episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding focused on two events happening in Cape Town next week from 17 February 2016...
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According to SAARF's latest Commercial Radio Listening RAMS figures, all three Times Media Radio stations have increased their listenership. Tony Mallam, Head of Radio: Times Media Limited tells us how they got this right through differentiating their offering...
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...
An independent radio station that Gambian authorities ordered to stop broadcasting from 1-4 January 2015 after a failed coup attempt in the country has been allowed back on air...
Sex and relationships drama series, Shuga, has now been developed by MTV Base and MTV Staying Alive Foundation into a radio drama, ShugaRadioNaija.
After a campaign that built up excitement around its rebranding, EDGE53, an events production and management company, finally revealed its new look, tagline and twist to its name earlier this week.
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.
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.
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.
Management of Zaa Radio 99.3 FM, based in Tamale, have declared December as the Entrepreneur and Investment Month (EIM), reports Modern Ghana.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Armed soldiers, believed to be part of the presidential security of President Alpha Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea, stormed the premises of privately-owned radio station, Bate FM, following live coverage of a political rally organised by the ruling party, the People's Rally of Guinea (RPG).
The new Business Sense Radio programme on Choice FM (102.3 MHz) kicked off late last week, bringing practical solutions to help businesses from 7-8pm every Wednesday evening.
According to Daily Graphic, via Modern Ghana, the Media Foundation of West Africa (MFWA) will be launching a monitoring project today, 1 August 2013, through which it will aim to "enhance professionalism and reduce hate speech" on 26 radio stations in the country.
Zaly Liberté FM, a privately-owned radio station based in N'Zérékoré, a district about 1,000 kilometres south of Conakry, the capital, was ordered to close down by the Minister of Communications, Togba Kpogomou, on 18 July 2013.
A successful pilot of Pinpoint, a media consumption and audience tracking tool for the African continent, has recently been conducted in Ghana, with plans to move into Nigeria, Tanzania, Angola and Uganda.
Finalists in the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards have been announced by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel.
Nigeria is a country rich in natural resources, with mammoth purchasing power. The country's National Broadcasting Commission recently shared its desire to license more network stations; and this is one step closer to quenching the thirst for a diverse media.
MTV Base and the MTV Staying Alive Foundation, have joined forces with the Nigerian government's National Agency for the Control of AIDS and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to combat a lack of awareness and misinformation about HIV, sexual responsibility and teen pregnancy among Nigerian youth, using the medium of Shuga, MTV's TV series and multimedia campaign.
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.