How metrics are changing editorial decisions in African newsrooms

Newsrooms in Africa, like their counterparts around the world, are embracing new media tools like analytics or editorial metrics to aid in the editorial decision-making process...

By Dr Admire Mare and Dumisani Moyo 1 day ago

How Liberia's press is faring under Weah presidency

Liberian publisher Rodney Sieh is interviewed by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on how Liberia's press is faring under the George Weah presidency...

By Angela Quintal 18 Feb 2019

Nigeria urged not to cut social media during elections

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) joins call for Nigeria to ensure internet and social media services remain connected during elections...

15 Feb 2019

Cameroon Web reporter attacked with knife outside his home

Cameroonian authorities should immediately investigate an attack on Paul Chouta, a reporter for the privately owned news website Cameroon Web...

15 Feb 2019

Reducing fake news during elections in Africa

Facebook shares eight ways that it is preparing for elections across Africa, working to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect election integrity and support civic engagement across the continent...

By Akua Gyekye 13 Feb 2019

400 West African journalists trained on migration reporting

Learning how to report on migration issues in the media with due regard to human rights and the dignity of migrants, is a fundamental step in informing public opinion...

11 Feb 2019

APO founder talks about his meteoric media journey

The African media industry can help shape economic development across the continent...

8 Feb 2019

Search for next African broadcast journalism star

Applications for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award are open until 23.59GMT, 26 March 2019...

8 Feb 2019

APO announces expansion plans for 2019

Media relations expert APO Group experiences record growth in Africa and the Middle East and plans continued expansion for 2019...

6 Feb 2019

Microsoft CMO on the transformation of digital marketing

Jessica Tennant interviews Peter DeBenedictis, chief marketing officer for Microsoft in the Middle East and Africa on his recent business trip to South Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 5 Feb 2019

Multichoice Nigeria adds three more NTA channels

MultiChoice Nigeria is strengthening its content library on DStv by introducing three new 24-hour channels on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), beginning 31 January 2019...

4 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: Bizcommunity hosts #BizTrendsLIVE!, an overview

Bizcommunity invited contributors to join its vision for Africa (with over 230 industry trend contributions making up the 2019 report) at BizTrendsLIVE!, which took place at Ster-Kinekor Sandton City in Johannesburg on Thursday, 31 January.

By Jessica Tennant, Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Feb 2019

AMA competition for media trip to Africa CEO Forum

African Media Agency to reward best African Journalist with a fully paid trip to cover The Africa CEO Forum in Kigali...

29 Jan 2019

Discussions around future of media and social activism in Nigeria

Thousands to gather in Lagos, Nigeria, to discuss the future of media, technology and activism...

28 Jan 2019

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