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 18 hours ago

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

Uganda regulator threatens news website

Ugandan regulator orders news website suspended and threatens criminal charges...

14 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

#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 1 Feb 2019

Self-taught Ugandan film producer, Isaac Oboth, makes Forbes list

Isaac Oboth is an Ugandan-born entrepreneur who has proven that even without a certificate, one can still make it big in life through hard work and dedication...

30 Jan 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

UNHCR trains Sudanese journalists

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) trained over 60 South Sudanese journalists on effective reporting of Refugees, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and Returnees...

28 Jan 2019

Zimbabwe must be held accountable for rights abuses

Security forces must be held accountable for the brutal assault on human rights, including press freedom, in Zimbabwe, said Amnesty International...

28 Jan 2019

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