Leading out-of-home company Provantage Media Group has acquired a majority stake in Global Outdoor Systems, a leading African billboard company with a footprint in a large number of African markets...
Provantage Media Group 9 Feb 2018
JCDecaux Sub-Saharan Africa, has announced three key appointments to their traditional and digital outdoor advertising team in Africa, as their network on the continent expands...
1 Feb 2018
Out of home media in Africa has always had a major weakness in putting pressure on its prominence in advertising budgets because of a lack of audience measurement solutions. New measurement solutions being tested in Africa are changing this...
Louise Marsland 31 Aug 2017
Primedia OOH Africa recently launched a new Super-LED screen in the heart of Nairobi, Kenya's capital city and the economic hub of East Africa...
20 Sep 2016
A recent downgrade in Africa's predicted growth reflects many of the difficulties facing sub-Saharan Africa...
22 May 2016
JCDecaux in sub-Saharan Africa has rationalised and streamlined its structure to optimise the integration of the JCDecaux Group's international procedures, and accommodate the new growth strategies across the continent...
JCDecaux 20 Apr 2016
Within the next decade, digital advertising is expected to account for more than a quarter of all billboards, as it is increasingly replacing traditional paper billboards across South Africa...
11 Feb 2015
Samsung Electronics Tanzania, in partnership with one of Tanzania's outdoor players, Continental Outdoor Media, has embarked on an innovative campaign to share experiences among technologically empowered and social media-connected audiences...
17 Dec 2014
Alliance Media and Vodacom have partnered on a new campaign focused on encouraging people to save money through their phones. Vodacom has started the M-Pawa campaign and the large-format billboards can be seen all over Tanzania...
Alliance Media 1 Dec 2014
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...
JCDecaux 27 Aug 2014
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.
Alliance Media 9 Apr 2014
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.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
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
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
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
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
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.
Alliance Media 6 Mar 2013