Fak'ugesi Fest presents Beats Bloc Party 2018
Fak'ugesi Fest presents Beats Bloc Party 2018

The 2018 Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival will be held across Johannesburg from 24-29 September 2018. The annual Beats Programme will take place at the Tshimologong Precinct in Braamfontein over the six days.

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General manager for the Middle East and Africa, Amanda Turnbull.
The evolution of Discovery in Africa

Discovery Inc is investing further in the African broadcast content market through diversification and a multi-partner model. Bizcommunity.Africa talks about the evolution of Discovery Inc and its Africa focus with the new general manager for the Middle East and Africa (MEA), Amanda Turnbull.

By Louise Marsland 22 hours ago

Alliance Media a big winner at the MOST Awards 2018
Alliance Media a big winner at the MOST Awards 2018

The South African Media Awards, (MOST Awards) celebrated its 10th year this year and with their decade of hard work, comes the event's stripes in solidifying the event as the media industry's respected benchmark of excellence.

Issued by Alliance Media 1 day ago

Facebook rewards community leaders
Facebook rewards community leaders

Facebook has introduced its Community Leadership Programme winners for Africa. The programme will also host more than 100 fellows and youth participants across the continent who will receive up to $50,000 each, to be used for their community initiative.

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AfCFTA will spur industrialisation
AfCFTA will spur industrialisation

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) helps promote the type of trade that produces sustainable growth, creates jobs for Africa's youth, and establishes opportunities for nurturing Africa's businesses and entrepreneurs, said Economic Commission for Africa (ECA's) David Luke, coordinator of the Africa Trade Policy Centre (ATPC).

2 days ago

Reuters rolls out its news video service in Africa
Reuters rolls out its news video service in Africa

Reuters, the news and media division of Thomson Reuters, is extending its African video offering with a mobile-first news video service, Africa Journal.

By Yuveshen Darmalingum 21 Sep 2018

TNT Africa launches rebranded entertainment channel
TNT Africa launches rebranded entertainment channel

Today, 21 September 2018, TCM - Powered by Movies, will reveal its slick new look which promises to be an immersive experience, providing creative and relevant programming specially tailored for African fans.

21 Sep 2018

How to future-proof Africa
How to future-proof Africa

As humans we possess the unique ability to think about a problem and invent a solution. However, often the solution requires a changing behaviour, which leads to other inventions. The result is a wheel that is spinning faster and faster, and one that is creating anxiety - more recently about jobs.

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Sep 2018

The African innovation ecosystem
The African innovation ecosystem

The African innovation white paper series from Thomson Reuters Labs has released its first report which focuses on start-up/corporate partnerships, with proposals on how to solve broad innovation ecosystem challenges.

20 Sep 2018

Call for entries for African Digital Media Awards
Call for entries for African Digital Media Awards

Registration for the prestigious 2018 African Digital Media Awards has opened and WAN-IFRA is calling for entries from African media ahead of the award ceremony in Johannesburg, South Africa, later this year.

19 Sep 2018

Vicki Myburgh, entertainment and media leader for PwC SA and
#PwCOutlook: Africa's entertainment, media industry experiencing Convergence 3.0

Africa's entertainment and media industry is experiencing a third wave of convergence due to the fact that the borders that once separated the entertainment and media (E&M), technology and telecommunications industries are blurring in the battle for the attention of the consumer in a world that is rapidly digitising.

19 Sep 2018

New African Heritage TV channel launches on app
New African Heritage TV channel launches on app

A new African Heritage television channel, AfrikayaTV, will launch on Heritage Day in South Africa on the free Tuluntulu app.

19 Sep 2018

WorldRemit launches digital money transfers within Africa
WorldRemit launches digital money transfers within Africa

Leading international money transfer company WorldRemit has launched a new digital service within Africa, making it easier to send and receive money across the continent.

19 Sep 2018