The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative, different from the one that had been imposed for so long from the West. It is a tired line.
By Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013 06:33
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
By Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013 14:25
Y&R is committed to having 20 agencies by 2015 on the African continent. Leading the charge to achieve this is Yossi Schwartz, chairman of Y&R South Africa, now also chairman of Y&R Africa. To find out what that means, I caught up with him before he raced off to Lagos, Nigeria, on his mission.
By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2013 05:42
The government of Malawi has announced the completion of the drafting of the electronic legislation called 'E-bill', which now awaits input from institutions and individuals before parliament passes it into law.
By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 1 Oct 2012 10:07
Malawi chapter of the Women in Law Southern Africa (WLSA Malawi) last week trained journalists from different media disciplines to effectively document cases where women suffer injustices of unfair distribution of marital property due to the current legal framework.
By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 10 Sep 2012 10:43
A feud that has ensued between the Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) and Professor Mathews Chikaonda, chairperson of both Telekom Networks Malawi Limited (TNM) and Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL) has exposed glaring gaps in the telecommunication industry.
By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 13 Aug 2012 10:34
Transparency International and the hosts of the 15th International Anti-Corruption Conference (15th IACC) invite young journalists working in the sub-Saharan Africa region to be part of the anti-corruption conference to be held in Brasilia, Brazil from 7-10 November 2012.
7 Aug 2012 10:52
Although the late president of Malawi, Bingu wa Mutharika has passed, his past relationship with the media still continues to show face. Peter Mutharika, the late president's younger brother - who was being groomed to take over leadership of the country - has attacked the media, for what he called reporting on lies, while delivering his eulogy.
By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 25 Apr 2012 09:35
MultiChoice Malawi has announced that M-Net, the South Africa-based pay TV channel, will be increasing their range of Africa Magic channels in celebration of a decade long service to their viewers.
By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 6 Mar 2012 11:06
Department of Journalism and Media Studies of the Polytechnic Constituent College of the University of Malawi has released a 228-page book titled Journalism Practice in Malawi: History, Progress and Prospects.
By Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 2 Mar 2012 12:06
Ernest Mahwayo, a journalist working for a Catholic media firm, the Montfort Media, was arrested on 12 September 2011 for taking pictures of the multi-million kwacha palace belonging to Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika.
By Gregory Gondwe 14 Sep 2011 09:53
LUXEMBOURG: Intelsat SA, one of the world's leading providers of fixed satellite services, recently announced a series of new contracts with media customers using the company's leading video neighbourhoods.
14 Apr 2011 10:56
Until 1992, journalists and editors in Ghana, and the independent media in general, have suffered a lot at the hands of undemocratic regimes, which cracked down on critical reporting and imposed strict restrictions limiting media freedom. As a new, liberal constitution was being written in 1992, media activists came out guns blazing, demanding that media suffering end and reporting become free. [view twitterfall]
By Issa Sikiti da Silva 10 Mar 2011 10:06
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