WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...
17 Feb 2015 11:45
Following its successful launch last year, the 2015 African Blogger Awards, the only pan-African event that measures online and social influencers reach, is now open for entries to all African bloggers...
10 Feb 2015 09:15
NEWSWATCH: CAIRO, EGYPT: With Peter Greste freed from jail in Cairo, efforts are now directed at getting his colleagues freed as well...
2 Feb 2015 07:08
Who better to provide news from the continent, for the continent, than the news service with more reporters in Africa than any other broadcaster, bbc.com...
By Leigh Andrews 30 Jan 2015 14:00
GABORONE, BOTSWANA: The Editor of the Gaborone Mmegi suspects a state organisation is behind a hacking attack last week, reports Mail & Guardian...
30 Jan 2015 08:48
Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open...
28 Jan 2015 09:13
CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...
31 Dec 2014 10:11
CAIRO, EGYPT / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste marks a year in prison in Egypt today, with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplaying hopes that he will be released before a 1 January appeal...
29 Dec 2014 09:53
NEWSWATCH: He's been likened to Angola's Zapiro... satirist Sérgio Piçarra continues to expose the faults in this African state, reports Mail & Guardian...
18 Dec 2014 09:15
LOS ANGELES, US: Beleaguered studio Sony Pictures apologised on Thursday for racially insensitive remarks about President Barack Obama in company emails, the latest in a series of leaks that have left Hollywood reeling...
12 Dec 2014 12:08
LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...
5 Nov 2014 11:06
An Egyptian court that jailed three Al Jazeera journalists for alleged ties with Islamists said on Tuesday that "the devil guided" the group to spread false news defaming the country...
23 Jul 2014 07:26
The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014 09:05
Entries are now open for the 2014 AfricaCom Awards, which celebrate the breakthroughs and most influential players shaping the telecommunications and ICT industry in Africa.
18 Jul 2014 08:51
WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.
15 May 2014 07:29
A Swaziland High Court judge Monday freed on bail seven opposition activists arrested last month at the trial of journalists charged with publishing articles critical of King Mswati III's government.
8 May 2014 08:43
Style Africa, which launches on 15 May 2014, is a online fashion magazine by Africans, for Africans in the 25-45 year age group. Published every six months, it aims to highlight the pool of talent within Africa - from established designers, to up-and-coming young talents.
5 May 2014 11:17
Private Property partnered with Top Billing, a primetime lifestyle TV show, to bring one lucky winner what could be the largest prize ever given away in Africa: a R5-million lifestyle that includes a R3.5-million apartment in Cape Town.
Issued by Private Property 10 Feb 2014 11:36
CANNES, FRANCE: Cinemark, the local SA representatives of Cannes Lions and its affiliates, with their passion for both great film and advertising, bring you the latest information from the world's premier advertising festivals.
15 Jan 2014 11:21
CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Health (13-14 June), a new bespoke festival celebrating the power of creativity in healthcare marketing and communications from around the world, is now open for delegate registration.
13 Jan 2014 06:47
Syria, Iraq, Egypt most deadly nations for journalists. In South Africa, as and when the contraversial POIB becomes law, journalists could face very stiff penalties.
31 Dec 2013 06:44
NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.
19 Dec 2013 09:47
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.
By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33