Creative director and virtual reality expert Brendan Stein of Soapbox Films video production company explains how to make B2B video pop and why you need to get to the 'why' fast in your VR and video marketing, or else...
Leigh Andrews 19 Apr 2018
Temporary content and impermanence is the name of the game when it comes to social media for consumers in 2018. Here's why you're missing out if Snapchat, Periscope, Facebook Live and Instagram Stories aren't part of your brand's marketing strategy...
Leigh Andrews 12 Apr 2018
Airbnb has released 21 new accessibility filters to aid disabled guests in find accessible travel accommodation. Previously, guests on Airbnb were only able to search for ''wheelchair accessible' listings, which did not always meet travellers' individual needs...
20 Mar 2018
Ecobank has launched an African markets website to provide key facts for businesses and investors on the economies of Sub-Saharan Africa...
6 Mar 2018
Here's how Fort Review is changing perceptions and giving a voice to issues of industry equality, as well as the rise of advertising that goes beyond just punting a product to actually solving a societal issue...
Leigh Andrews 1 Mar 2018
YouTube began labeling news broadcasts that get government money as it vowed to be stricter about content at the globally popular online video-sharing service...
5 Feb 2018
Where traditional models in radio have enjoyed funding from around 70% of what the station makes through ad sales revenue, online stations need to do the same, but in a completely different way...
Chris Jordan 26 Oct 2017
AfricaCom 2017 presents a global speaker line-up in this uncertain age of digital disruption and transformation...
12 Oct 2017
On 1 September the Supreme Court announced that the Kenyan elections had been annulled. Global media intelligence company Meltwater tracked and analysed the social media and online editorial mentions...
Meltwater 5 Oct 2017
The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues...
Pietari Kaapa 18 Aug 2017
Mozilla, the non-profit which runs the Firefox internet browser, said it was launching a drive against "fake news"...
11 Aug 2017
Iroko plans to build a pan-African and diaspora influencer network for digital content creation, distribution and monetisation...
12 Sep 2016
I recently read an article that explained how 41% of people between the ages of 18 to 29 are using AdBlock Plus - an application that allows people to block online adverts...
Chiara Di Rago 19 Jul 2016
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...
17 Apr 2015
Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open...
28 Jan 2015
The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.
15 May 2014
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.
Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013
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.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013
Microsoft has announced the opening of 21 web stores for apps and games across several African countries.
18 Dec 2012
20 digital journalism projects have earned US$1 million in funding and technical support as part of the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).
29 Nov 2012
Bloomberg, the site for business and financial market news, is calling on freelance reporters with English-language capabilities to cover business and general news.
2 Oct 2012
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
The finalists in the 17th CNN MultiChoice African Journalist competition were announced on 18 May 2012, by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel. This year the competition received entries from 42 countries across the continent, including French and Portuguese speaking Africa.
18 May 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has launched its 2012 Mobile News Grants and Training Scheme, providing newspaper companies in Sub-Saharan Africa an opportunity to develop or expand their mobile platforms.
13 Mar 2012