Feedback

Marketing & Media news

Africa

International

Subscribe to industry newsletters

Biz Takeout's

Episode 106: Spree partners with NEXT UK and Lauren Fleiser chats about Trutrepreneur

Date: 19 Sep 2014
Get the Flash Player to play this.

Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
Get the Flash Player to play this.

Episode 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

Date: 5 Sep 2014
Get the Flash Player to play this.
Bizcommunity has over 400 industry contributors and we always welcome further contributions and contributors.

Share us


Advertise with us
Advertise & RatesMy Account
Company press officeList company
Recruitment packagesSubmit job ad
Download ratecard
Gambian editor held over political defections article
Gambian editor held over political defections article

Gambian police arrested a newspaper editor on Monday over an article about politicians deserting the ruling party, a security source and his staff said.

14 Jan 2014 10:15

Broadcast journalist held without charge in Gambia
Broadcast journalist held without charge in Gambia

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.

4 Oct 2013 09:46

Economic empowerment for women in Gambia
Economic empowerment for women in Gambia

A Foundation for Rural Education, Wildlife and Environment - The Gambia (Forewengam) is a charitable organisation registered in The Gambia, West Africa, which is working towards sustainable development since its inception in 2004.

22 Jul 2013 10:29

Gambian media law restricts internet freedom

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) condemns an amendment to a media law adopted by the Gambian parliament that imposes lengthy prison sentences and heavy fines on individuals who use the internet in any capacity to criticize government officials.

11 Jul 2013 12:40

Journalists speak on training at GPU

The aftermath of the three-day intensive training at GPU [Gambia Press Union] secretariat that brought to the end the lively interactions among different media practitioners ranging from newspaper journalists, magazines, electronic media and online journalists on scintillating subject matters that were chosen by the Gambia journalists umbrella body like gender reporting, reporting on children's issues and those marginalized in the society in a more ethical and professional manner.

By Kebba Jeffang 27 Jun 2013 12:30

YPM observes Intl Children's Day of Broadcasting

The Young People in the Media (YPM) The Gambia, during the weekend observed International Children's Day of Broadcasting, at a ceremony held at Unique FM Radio in Bakau.

By Fatoumata Ceesay and Samba Jawo 12 Mar 2013 14:05

Search for bravest women journalists
Search for bravest women journalists

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 10:33

Three media houses still closed

Three media houses, Taranga FM, Daily News and The Standard have remained closed since their closures - on 14 August 2012 in the case of Taranga FM, and 14 September in the case of Daily News and The Standard.

By Abdoulie G. Dibba 9 Oct 2012 16:05

Gambian daily newspapers ordered to shut down

Two Gambian newspapers received orders on Friday [14 September 2012] to immediately cease operations, according to local journalists, in what is apparently the second attempt within a month to censor Gambian media.

18 Sep 2012 11:58

New YJAG Board inaugurated

The new board of advisers of the Young Journalists Association of The Gambia (YJAG) was on Thursday last week inaugurated at the Gambia Press Union secretariat in Fajara.

25 Jul 2012 12:17

APAI calls on ACHPR to advance the right to access information

The African Platform on Access to Information (APAI), an intercontinental initiative to promote access to information on the continent, took the campaign a step further in its address to the 51st session of the African Commission on Human and People's Rights.

25 Apr 2012 10:52

MISA stresses need for access to information in Africa

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) on 15 April 2012 bemoaned the current state of access to information in Africa, citing the negative impact the glaring lack of information is having on the citizenry. This observation was made during the ongoing NGO Forum of the 51st Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) in the Gambian capital of Banjul.

20 Apr 2012 11:27

Gambian journalist charged with defamation

BANJUL, GAMBIA: A journalist has been arrested and charged with defamation in the tiny west African nation of Gambia, police said yesterday, 12 January 2012, after he wrote an article accusing a local chief of mismanaging public funds.

12 Jan 2012 15:07

Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern
Consumer Confidence Survey: Economy again top global concern

NEW YORK, US: Global online consumer confidence fell for the seventh consecutive quarter as confidence in 31 of 56 global markets measured declined, according to from Nielsen, a leading global provider of insights and analytics into what consumers watch and buy.

9 Nov 2011 09:36

Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence
Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011 11:00

CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative
CNN enlists top journalism students for iReport initiative

ATLANTA, US: CNN has announced the launch of a new initiative for journalism students, called CNN iReport University, linked to iReport, the network's user-generated news community.

16 Sep 2010 10:35

Show more