Emojis take centre stage in TLC's new brand campaign
Emojis take centre stage in TLC's new brand campaign

This May, TLC Entertainment (DStv 135) is refreshing its on-air look, giving it "a more colourful and vibrant feel". The new look will also see a completely different logo and the introduction of emojis on air to express the brand values of the television channel.

8 hours ago

Food & Hospitality Africa food demonstration
Pan-African food and hospitality show launches

The doors of the only Pan-African food, drink and hospitality trade show: Food & Hospitality Africa (F&HA), incorporating Hostex and IFEA, opened this week for the first time, bringing two established and reputable expos together under one roof, and offering trading opportunities to over 300 exhibitors from 27 countries.

9 hours ago

Achieving Africa Agenda 2063 development goals
Achieving Africa Agenda 2063 development goals

At the Capacity Development Forum (CDF), being held in Harare from 3 - 5 May, there was general agreement for a more coordinated and strategic approach to developing capacity if Africa is to achieve the ambitious goals as defined by Agenda 2063. The 3rd CDF is being held as part of the Silver Jubilee of the African Capacity Building Foundation, one of the leading capacity building actors on the continent.

9 hours ago

Growth falls to 15-year low in Sub-Saharan Africa: IMF
Growth falls to 15-year low in Sub-Saharan Africa: IMF

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa fell last year to its lowest level in 15 years due to the slump in commodity prices and severe drought, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday, 3 May.

9 hours ago

Innovation Africa 2016: Kenyan Cabinet Secretary confirms official and exclusive patronage
Innovation Africa 2016: Kenyan Cabinet Secretary confirms official and exclusive patronage

Bringing together Africa's leading decision-makers

Issued by AfricanBrains 12 hours ago

Community radio - game-changers
Community radio - game-changers

Community radio stations have profoundly changed how people perceive radio in Africa. The stations empower citizens by making them both producers and consumers of information, but they also face serious challenges to their long-term survival.

By Dumisani Moyo 1 day ago

National broadcasters in Africa: The politics of non-reform
National broadcasters in Africa: The politics of non-reform

The transformation of state broadcasters into public broadcasters as envisaged by the African Charter on Broadcasting has failed. Why is that and what can be done about it?

By Hendrik Bussiek 1 day ago

The birth of the Windhoek Declaration
The birth of the Windhoek Declaration

GWEN LISTER, founder of The Namibian newspaper, co-chaired the seminar that crafted the Windhoek Declaration. She looks back on that time, when a passion for the profession drove African journalists to demand a freer, more independent press.

By Gwen Lister 1 day ago

Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future
Open data and new technologies: keys to the media's future

The future of news likely lies with mobile phones, data and drone journalism. These new technologies turn news into a dialogue and enable new levels of access to data may save lives.

By Stephen Abbott Pugh 1 day ago

What makes great advertising?
What makes great advertising?

What makes advertising stand out amid the clutter of all the different channels and devices on offer to consumers today? It isn't just one thing, but a medley of virtues that have authenticity at the top of the list.

By Louise Marsland 29 Apr 2016

One Show's Creative Week schedule released
One Show's Creative Week schedule released

The One Club has released the Creative Week schedule, taking place from 9-13 May 2016 in New York, and Ellie Kemper and Michael Ian Black will host The One Show. Creative Week partners include Pandora, Pinterest and American Printing Co.

29 Apr 2016