Maputo Ad Festival open for entries

JOHANNESBURG: AMEP, the event organiser of the Maputo International Advertising Festival, has announced that the annual event is now open for entry submissions. The festival recognises advertising agencies, producers and other communication companies worldwide, but specifically from Southern Africa and Indian Ocean regions.

9 Mar 2010

MISA-Mozambique conducts media study

MAPUTO: MISA-Mozambique recently conducted a study on behalf of UNESCO on the landscape of media development in Mozambique. The findings were launched at a conference on 10 February 2010 in Maputo.

15 Feb 2010

New team for insurance giant's Africa arm

The Liberty Group announces new team for Rest of Africa to drive strategic growth.

16 Aug 2007

Zimbabwe's freight industry faces ‘collapse'

Zimbabwe's freight industry is operating at under 30% of its capacity - an unsustainable rate that could see the industry collapse. Observers say the main reason is for the low operational level is the currently crippling rate of exchange for the local currency.

16 Aug 2007

Zimbabwe to launch international marketing campaign

The Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) is planning to launch an international marketing campaign in “the next few weeks” to counter what chief executive officer Karikoga Kaseke described as negative publicity on Zimbabwe.

14 Aug 2007

Malian politician kicks reporter

Apparently upset over election coverage, a Malian politician has assaulted a journalist.

2 Aug 2007

Sarkozy urged to push Egypt on media laws

France urged to link cooperation with Egypt to better respect for human rights.

1 Aug 2007

Ugandan reporter takes top honours

Investigative reporter for the Weekly Observer in Uganda, Richard Kavuma outstripped more than 1500 other African journalists to lift CNN's/Multichoice's African Journalist of the Year in Cape Town at the weekend.

23 Jul 2007

PAMRO announces early Malawi line-up

The Pan African Media Research Organisation (PAMRO) is holding its 9th annual meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference at Lake Malawi in August this year. The keynote address will be by Amandou Mather Ba, the president of All Africa Global Media in the USA. He will be discussing internet penetration in Africa, and its impact on social behaviour and business practice.

9 Jul 2007

International newspapers flag press freedom restrictions

The World Association of Newspapers (WAN) currently meeting in Cape Town has issued a number of resolutions highlighting restrictions to press freedom around the world and how this could be dealt with.

6 Jun 2007

VoIP goes mobile
VoIP goes mobile

Cape Town-based telecommunications company, Yeigo, is one of the first companies worldwide to have developed mobile Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), enabling it to offer cheaper and even free mobile calls.

4 Jun 2007

Delegates from 81 countries to attend eLearning Africa

eLearning Africa, the Pan-African conference on ICT for development, education and training, expects more than 1200 participants to attend the second annual event which takes place from 28-30 May 2007 in Nairobi, Kenya.

18 May 2007

PR partnership to promote Maputo Advertising Festival

South African PR company HMC Seswa Corporate Communications is the PR partner for the Associacao Mocambicana De Empresas De Marketing Publicidade (AMEP), organisers of the annual Maputo International Advertising Festival, based in Mozambique, it was announced last week. The purpose of this alignment is to highlight advertising creativity in South Africa and in Africa in general.

30 Mar 2007

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