Launched in May, Tunisian startup YallaRead has gained quick traction by allowing users to share books for free...
By Tom Jackson 23 Jun 2016
2016 Etisalat Pan-African prize for literature: call for entries...
14 Jun 2016
Can the rise of private media in Africa scale back the dominance of state-owned media on the continent?
Sulemana Braimah 3 May 2016
The pan-African design and global affairs magazine, Ogojiii launches today at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Africa in Cape Town...
3 Jun 2015
Two journalists with The New Times were yesterday recognised for playing a major role in promoting public awareness about the East African Community (EAC) integration process...
18 May 2015
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...
17 Apr 2015
The editors of Digital Kenya | The new generation for entrepreneurs said they are seeking to enhance and invigorate together with practitioners and scholars the dialogue surrounding business environments and entrepreneurship in Kenya...
5 Dec 2014
African social media strategy & digital storytelling consultancy, Nendo has published The A-to-Z of Kenyan Twitter - a digital publication, website and campaign...
11 Oct 2014
Following on the success of the second annual event, in 2014, Footnote Summit has made the decision to bring the event to Kenya, which has a booming publishing industry...
Footnote Summit 27 Aug 2014
LYON, FRANCE: Euronews takes flight: 575 planes and a potential annual audience of 80 million passengers.
6 Aug 2014
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.
Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013
Finalists in the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards have been announced by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel.
15 Jul 2013
The African Union celebrated the African Day of Borders, also known as Border Day, on Friday, 7 June 2103, at the AU Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as well as officially launching the African Union Border Programme guidebooks.
10 Jun 2013
Uganda's annual PRAU Excellence Awards, the event that recognises public relations and communications excellence in Uganda, which was set to take place in November 2012, eventually took place on Friday, 22 March 2013 at Imperial Royale Hotel. This years event coincided with the East African Public Relations Conference (EAPRC) which took place from 20-22 March in Kampala, Uganda.
Evan-Lee Courie 25 Mar 2013
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards.
14 Mar 2013
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: On-going armed conflicts and insurgency make Syria and Somalia the world's most dangerous places for journalists, according to the annual figures on journalist deaths compiled by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).
1 Feb 2013
KHARTOUM: A prominent Sudanese author on Thursday, 11 October 2012, accused state security agents of seizing his books from an international book fair in Khartoum.
12 Oct 2012
Bloomberg, the site for business and financial market news, is calling on freelance reporters with English-language capabilities to cover business and general news.
2 Oct 2012
Research on Kenyan media audiences has revealed that Kenya is more urban than 12 years ago as the population becomes more affluent. This is according to a countrywide research conducted by research firm Synovate under the Kenya Audience Research Foundation (KARF) also reveals the growing popularity of entertainment content.
Carole Kimutai 26 May 2011
Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the steadily worsening climate of harassment and intimidation that the Ethiopian authorities have imposed on the media, especially the private media.
25 Mar 2011
I have countless times warned in this column about the influence of the media on public opinion and by extension our national security, order and morality. Indeed, in every country with a semblance of democracy, the media are the moral conscience of the nation and a critical tool for development. In a nutshell, the media represent the hopes and aspirations of the people.
Ezekiel Mutua 23 Mar 2011
East African journalists have an opportunity to acquire reporting skills on matters of regional integration through a new training programme that starts on 10 April 2011.
Walter Wafula 22 Mar 2011
SABMiller has announced that in 2011 it will become a co-sponsor of the David Astor Journalism Awards Trust, the UK-based charity which aims to promote, strengthen and support independent journalism in Africa.
22 Mar 2011
LONDON: The panel of judges has been announced for the eighth Diageo Africa Business Reporting Awards set to take place on 30 June 2011. The annual awards aims to encourage more prolific reporting of economic opportunities in Africa and to celebrate excellence in business journalism.
15 Mar 2011