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Continental Outdoor continues to dominate Africa's DOOH growth! - Continental Outdoor
Continental Outdoor continues to dominate Africa's DOOH growth!

Continental Outdoor is leading the way in paving South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa's roads, commuter and consumer convergence areas with digital advertising screens. It is fast expanding its network across Africa...

Issued by Continental Outdoor 27 Aug 2014 12:28

90 years of good deeds! - Alliance Media
90 years of good deeds!

Alliance Media recently partnered with the Office of the President in Zambia by putting up a number of large-format billboards around Lusaka in honour of former president Dr Kenneth Kaunda, who celebrated his 90th birthday last month.

Issued by Alliance Media 19 May 2014 10:41

Alliance Media supports arts and culture across Africa - Alliance Media
Alliance Media supports arts and culture across Africa

Alliance Media Zimbabwe, the country's largest provider of billboards and outdoor advertising media, has partnered up with the Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) by sponsoring a number of billboards for the organisation.

Issued by Alliance Media 9 Apr 2014 10:55

Alliance Media donates footbridge - Alliance Media
Alliance Media donates footbridge

Alliance Media Malawi, the country's largest outdoor advertising firm, recently unveiled a unique footbridge on the Chipembere Highway at Blantyre's Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital.

Issued by Alliance Media 14 Mar 2014 07:33

Another award for Alliance Media - Alliance Media
Another award for Alliance Media

2014 started off with a bang for Alliance Media as the Namibia office attended the PMR (Professional Management Review) Award function held on 3 February in Windhoek.

Issued by Alliance Media 4 Mar 2014 11:56

Solar-powered internet café spaza shop - Right Stuff
Solar-powered internet café spaza shop

Internet café spaza shops provide an easy way for countries to deliver the penetration in Africa, by allowing cellular networks to extend their services to all parts of a country and to provide free solar power to individual cellphone users to keep their phones charged and connected at all times.

Issued by Right Stuff 24 Jan 2014 11:23

Alliance Media thanks - Alliance Media
Alliance Media thanks

2013 has been another successful year for Alliance Media. This could not have been done without the hard work of the company's dedicated teams across five time zones in Africa.

Issued by Alliance Media 17 Dec 2013 13:24

McDonald's billboards come to Mauritius! - Alliance Media
McDonald's billboards come to Mauritius!

Recently Alliance Media partnered up with McDonald's in a new and exciting project for the successful fast food chain.

Issued by Alliance Media 29 Nov 2013 11:42

The state of the nation: Advertising in Africa
The state of the nation: Advertising in 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.

By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25

Danette Breitenbach
Y&R: I have an agency...

Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies on the African continent by 2015. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa.

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42

Drinkable water produced from a billboard
Drinkable water produced from a billboard

Capital Lifestyle Magazine reported on 8 August 2013 that engineers in the city of Lima, Peru, "have found a way to use the intense humidity to produce drinkable water from a billboard." (video)

8 Aug 2013 13:18

Aegis Media unveil Baileys new bottle

Aegis Media were asked to do a campaign for Baileys, a Diageo brand, in both Nigeria and Kenya, and 72 hours later had a creative concept and execution plan that fully answered and met the client's brief and saw three of their network brands - Posterscope, Isobar and Carat working as one integrated unit.

9 Jul 2013 12:19

Safaricom educates consumers about M-Shwari
Safaricom educates consumers about M-Shwari

Kenyan-based Safaricom, an integrated communications company with a reported over 17 million subscribers, has selected Z-Card to educate its consumers about its banking offering, M-Shwari.

21 May 2013 12:40

Alliance Media awarded Superbrand status - Alliance Media
Alliance Media awarded Superbrand status

Alliance Media has recently been awarded Superbrand Status by Superbrands, the world's largest independent arbiter of branding. The award has been made for the period 2012 - 2014.

Issued by Alliance Media 15 May 2013 12:24

Alliance Media remembers genocide in Rwanda - Alliance Media
Alliance Media remembers genocide in Rwanda

This month marks the 19th anniversary of the genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994. In commemoration of this, MTN has put up billboards around Kigali to remember those that passed on during the genocide.

Issued by Alliance Media 26 Apr 2013 07:35

Findeco House lights up Lusaka skyline - Continental Outdoor
Findeco House lights up Lusaka skyline

The night skies in Lusaka, Zambia, are lit up by Continental Outdoor Media, hosting the Samsung logo on Findeco House which has now become an iconic site on the skyline.

Issued by Continental Outdoor 17 Apr 2013 11:02

OOH makes its mark at Rail Park Mall, Botswana - Continental Outdoor
OOH makes its mark at Rail Park Mall, Botswana

In a first of its kind Continental Outdoor Media Botswana has acquired exclusive rights to advertising in one of the largest retail spaces in Botswana.

Issued by Continental Outdoor 12 Apr 2013 12:54

Get entries in now for Loeries
Get entries in now for Loeries

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.

4 Apr 2013 10:04

Alliance Media working with large multinationals in Kenya - Alliance Media
Alliance Media working with large multinationals in Kenya

Alliance Media, Africa's largest billboard and airport advertising concession holder, has partnered up with some of the biggest multinationals in Kenya to launch some exciting campaigns.

Issued by Alliance Media 6 Mar 2013 10:16

Alliance Media partners with Visa in Kenya - Alliance Media
Alliance Media partners with Visa in Kenya

Last week saw Alliance Media Kenya, part of the Alliance Media Group, partnering with Visa to launch the their co-branded campaign with Shell.

Issued by Alliance Media 1 Mar 2013 09:29

Alliance Media launches Barclays campaign in Mauritius - Alliance Media
Alliance Media launches Barclays campaign in Mauritius

Alliance Media Mauritius, part of the Alliance Media group has recently launched the "Bridging the world for you" campaign in Mauritius for the bank's new corporate campaign.

Issued by Alliance Media 20 Feb 2013 11:23

[2013 trends] Africa's dynamic markets
[2013 trends] Africa's dynamic markets

The year 2013 for most brands, especially the ones coping with saturated markets in developed countries, will be a decisive one. Incorporating Africa into their corporate brand strategy, if they haven't done so, will be the better part of valour, so to speak.

By Obaika Consulting Team 31 Jan 2013 13:20

[2013 trends] Out-of-the-box branding
[2013 trends] Out-of-the-box branding

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.

By HKLM Exco Team 31 Jan 2013 12:33

[2013 trends] Africa poised for a great future
[2013 trends] Africa poised for a great future

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.

By Nandkishor Buty 30 Jan 2013 12:39

Alliance Media dominates in Burundi - Alliance Media
Alliance Media dominates in Burundi

Alliance Media Burundi has recently completed the installation of various new billboard structures in the East African country. The structures are all fully imported large format advertising devices whose advertising has been taken up by the country's leading brands.

Issued by Alliance Media 12 Dec 2012 09:11

Alliance Media successfully launches airport advertising - Alliance Media
Alliance Media successfully launches airport advertising

After having been awarded the exclusive advertising rights for Botswana's SSK International airport in Gaborone, for another consecutive term, Alliance Media Botswana has successfully installed a number of key sites within the new airport.

Issued by Alliance Media 19 Nov 2012 10:10

Kenya PR firm awarded for social media campaign

Kenyan public relations firm, Gina Din Corporate Communications (GDCC) has won two global public relations awards for the 'Kenyan for Kenya' social media campaign.

By Carole Kimutai 16 Nov 2012 13:23

Shopping complex rewards Kenyan shoppers with Z-Card
Shopping complex rewards Kenyan shoppers with Z-Card

The Village Market, a shopping and recreation complex in Nairobi, recently selected a Z-Card to target its loyalty shoppers and generate awareness around its Bonus Card reward programme.

14 Nov 2012 10:40

Lamu Homes & Safaris now using Z-Card
Lamu Homes & Safaris now using Z-Card

Kenyan-based Lamu Homes & Safaris, the organiser of trips to Lamu for local and international tourists, is now using a Z-Card to promote Lamu as a destination of choice.

7 Nov 2012 11:23

[Executive Check] Ad agencies ought to be intimate with clients to thrive
[Executive Check] Ad agencies ought to be intimate with clients to thrive

MetropolitanRepublic, a newcomer in Uganda's advertising industry became the first local agency to win an award at this year's Loeries in September. MetropolitanRepublic won bronze for their 2012 MTN Uganda campaign, titled David Dumba, which was aimed at promoting SIM card registration in the country. Alex Rukundo, the managing director MRU speaks about the award and the value that intimacy brings to advertising business.

By Walter Wafula 15 Oct 2012 10:25

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