MTV Base is Video Entertainment Brand of The Year at PromaxBDA
MTV Base is Video Entertainment Brand of The Year at PromaxBDA

Viacom International Media Networks Africa (VIMN Africa) has been awarded 18 accolades at the PromaxBDA Africa Awards. MTV Base was announced as Video Entertainment Brand Of The Year, winning five golds at the awards.

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DStv and GOtv to broadcast AFRIMA across Africa
DStv and GOtv to broadcast AFRIMA across Africa

Multichoice will be airing the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) live on DStv and GOtv on 21-24 November. AFRIMA is the most anticipated music awards in Africa with the participation of over 700 artistes across the continent.

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Africa's first AR experience on Facebook Messenger
Africa's first AR experience on Facebook Messenger

Kenya's Huddah Cosmetics is the first social commerce merchant, powered by Mula, to launch product discovery through try-on experiences on Facebook Messenger with augmented reality. Pan-African Payments company, Celulant, has built this first AR experience in partnership with Facebook.

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Digital Media Africa finalists announced
Digital Media Africa finalists announced

The 2018 African Digital Media Awards finalists have been announced by WAN-IFRA ahead of the award ceremony on 23 November.

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Judges announced for 2019 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards
Judges announced for 2019 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards

Experienced journalists and industry experts will adjudicate submissions for the 2019 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards, with seasoned freelance business and finance broadcaster, Michael Wilson, to chair the 2019 Judging Panel, announced Pan African Reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc.

2 days ago

Mobile app launched to connect to African fashion designers
Mobile app launched to connect to African fashion designers

Lesela, meaning cloth or fabric in Sesotho and Swahili, is a new mobile app that provides access to African fashion designers, both emerging and established.

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Turner Upfront, South Africa.
Turner reveals content plans for Africa 2018/19

Global media company, Turner, has revealed a new line up of programming, content and partnerships for its African markets, as well as a brand new look, slate and local partnerships.

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Canal+ launches B2B distribution in Africa
Canal+ launches B2B distribution in Africa

The Canal+ Group announces the launch of Thema Distribution, a new business activity of Canal+ International, in charge of the distribution and sale of audio-visual content in Africa and internationally.

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Think the world's connected? Think again. A slide from BRCK's AfricaCom 2020 session.
#FairnessFirst: How Africa's digital divide is being diminished, one innovation at a time

The final two sessions of the 2020 track of AfricaCom - focused on how the 'smart feature phone' will revolutionise the digital landscape in Africa and what will happen when 1bn Africans are connected to the internet - were called 'two of the most underrated of AfricaCom 2018," by African telecommunications specialist Ashley Holling. Here's why.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

4 reasons you should be investing in public relations
4 reasons you should be investing in public relations

Public relations (PR) gets a bad rap and that's probably because so many people don't understand the concept at all. And although the industry hasn't always done a great job of communicating its value, PR really is a key part of the marketing mix. But before I can convince you of that, let's start by defining what public relations is.

By Sue Charlton APR 16 Nov 2018

GRB Studios seals multiyear licensing and distribution deal with Africa's Black TV
GRB Studios seals multiyear licensing and distribution deal with Africa's Black TV

GRB Studios has inked a multiyear licensing and distribution deal with Black TV and will be collaborating with the African channel, led by actor and producer Thomas Gumede.

16 Nov 2018

Inaugural Africa Rising Film Fest to challenge old, embrace new
Inaugural Africa Rising Film Fest to challenge old, embrace new

The inaugural Africa Rising International Film Festival (Ariff) will be as part of the Global Festival Week in South Africa from 26-29 November 2018. In honour of Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu's centennial, the festival aims to challenge old norms, while embracing technology and increasing youthful audiences in Africa.

16 Nov 2018

Winner of search for animation talent in Africa
Winner of search for animation talent in Africa

Cartoon Network's Creative Lab winners of its search for the next African animation talent, have been announced.

16 Nov 2018