Dharmsh Nagar, Media Revolution strategy director.
SA marketer looks to return to Zim

SA marketing and communications firm Media Revolution, which has its roots in Zimbabwe, is optimistic that it will be able to reopen operations in Zimbabwe under the new dispensation.

8 hours ago

Record number of journalists imprisoned globally
Record number of journalists imprisoned globally

A record number of journalists remain imprisoned throughout the world for their work, the annual census by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) finds. In Africa, Egypt and Eritrea top the list, along with Turkey and China.

9 hours ago

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Positive reaction to Mail & Guardian acquisition by MDIF

NEWSWATCH: The Mail & Guardian reports that it has been acquired by the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF). Former publisher Trevor Ncube has also left the company.

1 day ago

Vera Songwe.
Women and Girls Startup Challenge launched

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast - The Women and Girls Startup Challenge aims to give aspiring female entrepreneurs the opportunity to submit their projects online and to make a 10-minute presentation before a jury composed of seasoned professionals.

1 day ago

Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform
Quality content is key to advertising success irrespective of reading platform

While conducting on-going, large sample studies over the past two years, London based research company Lumen has proved that the actual viewing of, as opposed to potential exposure to adverts (no matter the reading platform of digital or print) leads to almost 9 times more sales.

1 day ago

Judges for insurance journalism awards announced
Judges for insurance journalism awards announced

LAGOS, Nigeria: Leading Pan African reinsurance firm, Continental Reinsurance Plc has today announced the judging panel for its third Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards.

2 days ago

Inclusive growth needed for Africa to achieve sustained growth
Inclusive growth needed for Africa to achieve sustained growth

African presidents reached a strong consensus to focus on regional integration, inclusive growth and youth empowerment in order to achieve continued and sustained growth on the continent at the Africa 2017 Forum in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

2 days ago

Clickatell awarded for 3 billion SMSs across Africa
Clickatell awarded for 3 billion SMSs across Africa

Over the last 12 months, Clickatell has delivered almost 3 billion messages across the African continent, achieving a 42% year-on-year growth - far ahead of the 4% projected CAGR growth for the overall A2P global messaging market (as defined by a recent study from Zion Market Research).

2 days ago

Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable
Less than 30% of Africa's e-commerce startups profitable

Less than 30% of African e-commerce startups are profitable, as ventures tackle issues such as lack of funding, shortage of trust and logistical difficulties.

By Gabriella Mulligan 8 Dec 2017

Three new client wins for Weathermen & Co
Three new client wins for Weathermen & Co

WINDHOEK, Namibia - Namibian advertising agency, Weathermen & Co (W&Co) is ending off the year on a high with three new client wins, namely: Pupkewitz MegaBuild, the Namibia Oncology Centre (NOC) and Wecke & Voigts.

8 Dec 2017

Sabre Awards Africa open for PR professionals
Sabre Awards Africa open for PR professionals

GABARONE, Botswana - The second edition of the SABRE Awards Africa competition for public relations professionals on the continent, is now open for entries.

8 Dec 2017

Nielsen Sports expands into Africa with acquisition
Nielsen Sports expands into Africa with acquisition

Nielsen Sports has expanded its global sports business by acquiring Repucom Africa from TransAfrica Media to offer solutions to rights holders and brands across Africa.

8 Dec 2017

JCDecaux launches first to market game changing technologies for digital OOH in sub-Saharan Africa
JCDecaux launches first to market game changing technologies for digital OOH in sub-Saharan Africa

With society moving into the electronic age, more people are communicating in cyberspace not only to access more information, but also to create a reality of their own. There is a revolution occurring in virtually every corner of the world today, especially in the media delivery.

Issued by JCDecaux 7 Dec 2017