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2019 AME Report released

The New York Festivals AME Awards has released the 2019 AME Report, a ranking of the world's most successful agencies, and advertisers according to their achievements in the AME Awards...

22 hours ago

IDG appoints Turn Left Media as Africa representative

IDG exclusively appoints Turn Left Media in Sub-Saharan Africa...

21 hours ago

Supporting digital entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Facebook celebrates one year of NG_Hub, its flagship hub space in the heart of Yaba, in partnership with CcHub...

20 hours ago

#AfricaMonth: How can brands fuel growth in Africa?

Successful brands must have a strong local resonance and activation if they are to emotionally connect with consumers in Africa and fuel growth in the fast-changing region...

2 days ago

All the 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners

The 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners were handed out following on the annual African Public Relations Association (AFPRA) conference in Kigali, Rwanda, last week...

3 days ago

Reputation management in Africa study

On an individual and organisational level, ethics and reputation are of the utmost importance and form part of storytelling and shaping a realistic narrative...

16 May 2019

Dangote ranked 11th on 50 World's Greatest Leaders 2019 list

Philanthropist and richest man in Africa, Nigeria's Aliko Dangote, has been ranked 11th of the 50 World's Greatest leaders for 2019...

1 day ago

Gabon media regulator suspends two newspapers over defamation claims

Gabon's media regulator should immediately lift its suspensions of the tri-weekly newspaper L'Aube and the weekly Echos du Nord, and give journalists the freedom to cover issues of public interest...

1 day ago

New premium FTA content for Nigerian viewers

Nigeria launches new premium channels with custom content for viewers...

1 day ago

#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Closing date for AWIEF Awards nominations extended

The closing date for the 2019 Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards nominations has been extended to 10 June 2019...

2 days ago

'No real development in Africa without regional integration'

Key issues pertaining to Africa's socioeconomic development, including the empowerment of women and youth and Africa's free trade area...

By Kingsley Ighobor 2 days ago

D&AD Awards announces its full shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its full shortlist with 25 shortlisted pieces for SA, putting us at 12th for country ranking based on finalists...

3 days ago

D&AD Awards announces its first shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its first shortlist with 144 entries being shortlisted after stage one of D&AD judging...

3 days ago

Nigerian journalist wins trip to AfDB annual event

Nigerian journalist Oluseyi Awojulugbe wins APO Group invitation to attend the African Development Bank's 2019 Annual Meetings...

3 days ago

Entries open for Global Young Guns 17

The One Club for Creativity is calling for entries for Young Guns 17, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger...

17 May 2019

Innovative messaging app tailor-made for Malians

Lenali integrates local languages such as Bambara, Soninke, Songhai, Mooré and Wolof, as well as French, making the app accessible to people without formal education...

17 May 2019

MTN Nigeria lists on the Nigerian Stock Exchange

MTN Nigeria has announced that it has received approval to list on the Premium Board of The Nigerian Stock Exchange...

17 May 2019

A changing African consumer branding environment

In Africa, household consumption is expected to reach $2.5tn by 2030 with Nigeria, Egypt, and South Africa accounting for nearly half that...

Issued by Smart Media 16 May 2019

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