KIGALI, Rwanda - An African Union high level panel on emerging technologies is to meet at The African Innovation Summit in Kigali, June 6-8, 2018. The High Level-APET has been constituted in recognition of the need to harness both existing and emerging technologies for the economic development of Africa.
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Discovery Channels is renewing its partnership with the Jozi Film Festival once again to find its next great African filmmaker. Following the success of 2017, the Discovery Channel Don't Stop Wondering Award is back for a second consecutive year, after receiving over 200 entries from all over the continent in 2017.
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On 10 February 2018, the Federal Government in Nigeria notified the management of MultiChoice DSTV/GOtv that their operations in Nigeria will come to an end in 2019 as their license expires June next year, according to a report by Nigerian Communications Week.
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GroupM, the world's leading media investment group, has appointed Federico de Nardis as CEO of GroupM, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), demonstrating the group's commitment to investing in the African continent to support growth plans of both global and regional clients.
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iflix has signed a multi-year deal with Lego, launching a dedicated channel in Africa and the Middle East. The agreement between iflix and Lego will see 122 episodes across 10 titles added to the streaming service for fans to enjoy.
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The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Gambian government to act on a judgment passed today by the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to immediately repeal its laws on criminal libel, sedition, and false news.
15 Feb 2018
ACCRA, Ghana - A campaign to raise awareness among community members, especially the youth, regarding the realities of irregular migration, has been conducted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Ghana.
14 Feb 2018
A far too common event that brings much angst to many a public relations consultant (and I'm sure I speak for the majority) is being told that we have, with our ideas, potentially overstepped some invisible boundary separating traditional and digital PR.
Thandukwazi Gcabashe 14 Feb 2018
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Anglo-Dutch consumer giant Unilever, one of the world's largest advertisers, threatened on Monday to snub digital platforms that fail to protect children or help "create division" in society.
13 Feb 2018
The launch of New York Times journalism on Ringier Africa's new Pulse brand will bring award-winning reporting and storytelling to Africa's informed readership. The New York Times is a globally renowned media outlet for news and opinion, which will complement Pulse's news coverage.
13 Feb 2018
Internet penetration is creeping up in Africa, bringing the prospect of digital dividends to a continent long marked by digital divides.
Eleni Mourdoukoutas 13 Feb 2018
The contact centre industry, by all media accounts, has its eyes fixed on AI, chatbots and a variety of other fascinating opportunities to engage with customers.
Wynand Smit 13 Feb 2018
Burson-Marsteller Africa has strengthened its financial and investor relations offering to deliver integrated communications solutions for its clients across Africa.
13 Feb 2018