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Video Exchange Africa at AfricaCom 2019

Great content, innovative tech and commercial sustainability drive the new media space in Africa...

12 hours ago

DStv partnership in Mozambique brings solar power to rural areas
DStv partnership in Mozambique brings solar power to rural areas

Fenix Mozambique inaugurates Nampula branch in collaboration with FUNAE and DStv...

15 hours ago

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New streaming service to launch in Africa

Increasing demand for high-quality streaming content across Africa - new service launches...

2 days ago

Activate: The Global Citizen Movement, Sundays on National Geographic
Activate: The Global Citizen Movement, Sundays on National Geographic

Activate: The Global Citizen Movement is a six-part documentary series from National Geographic and Procter & Gamble, co-produced by Global Citizen and RadicalMedia...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 16 Sep 2019

#Newsmaker: Philippa Heal on Showmax's winning campaigns and the rise of full-service in-house agencies
#Newsmaker: Philippa Heal on Showmax's winning campaigns and the rise of full-service in-house agencies

Philippa Heal, Showmax's in-house creative lead on why the rise of full-service in-house agencies is particularly significant both locally and abroad...

By Juanita Pienaar 16 Sep 2019

MediaHeads 360 announces new content marketing solution for television
MediaHeads 360 announces new content marketing solution for television

Leading Level 1 BEE media specialist agency MediaHeads 360 has announced a first for television content marketing in South Africa...

Issued by MediaHeads 360 11 Sep 2019

The Matt Brown Show's 'State of X' is now available on the world's fastest growing Smart TV network
The Matt Brown Show's 'State of X' is now available on the world's fastest growing Smart TV network

Tens of millions of Swifti.tv viewers and Roku device owners will now be able to stream The Matt Brown Show's 'State of X' series thanks to a new content deal with the world's fastest growing Smart TV network...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 10 Sep 2019

Presenter Search on 3: Expresso Edition top 10. Image supplied.
2019 Presenter Search on 3: Expresso Edition narrows down to 10

The search for SABC 3's new feel-good breakfast show presenter has been narrowed down to 10 hopefuls...

5 Sep 2019

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How news habits are changing as media evolves

With more choice, power and information at their fingertips than ever before, today's consumers are making quicker, more connected decisions about everything from how to spend their money to which media they consume...

By Tini Sevak 4 Sep 2019

#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative
#FairnessFirst: Understand true diversity to become more inclusively creative

One of the most interesting sessions of the DStv Seminar of Creativity at #Loeries2019 creative week touched on the difference between inherent and acquired diversity. But many gloss over these terms as business jargon and don't even know which is which, and why both are valuable to your creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Sep 2019

The surprise box office hit 'Ellen: Die storie van Ellen Pakkies' is now streaming on Showmax
The surprise box office hit 'Ellen: Die storie van Ellen Pakkies' is now streaming on Showmax

Ellen: Die Storie van Ellen Pakkies, South Africa's entry for the foreign film category of the 2019 Golden Globes, is now streaming on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 30 Aug 2019

BizTrends 2020: Make the vision Towards Africa 2020 possible
BizTrends 2020: Make the vision Towards Africa 2020 possible

Your invitation to the first Trend Report of the new decade!..

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 29 Aug 2019

#BehindtheSelfie with... Mishka Patel
#BehindtheSelfie with... Mishka Patel

This #WomensMonth, we go behind the selfie with Mishka Patel, now news and traffic presenter at Good Hope FM as well as TV presenter, life coach, social media lifestyle and health influencer, voice-over artist and event MC...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Aug 2019

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Steve Harvey to host African version of 'Family Feud'

American celebrity and television host, Steve Harvey will launch and host Fremantle's Family Feud in South Africa and Ghana...

27 Aug 2019

A newspaper stand is seen in Mwanza, Tanzania, on September 19, 2015. Tanzania is currently considering legal amendments that could negatively affect press freedom. Credit: CPJ/AFP/Daniel Hayduk.
Onslaught against press freedoms in Tanzania

CPJ says Kabendera, Gwanda cases highlight Tanzania's decline in press freedom and human rights...

26 Aug 2019

Sphelele Mjadu, Unilever Personal Care Senior Public Relations Manager for Africa and Anne Githuku-Shongwe, representative of UN Women South Africa’s Multi-Country Office, in the UN Women-Dove masterclass panel at the Loeries. Image via Al Nicoll © via Gallo Images.
#Loeries2019: Our responsibility of better representation in advertising, media

The media and advertising industries play an important role in stirring the way society is portrayed. Here's why UN Women and Dove's masterclass session at Loeries 2019 called for the creative industry as a whole to take a stand and work actively towards better representation, particularly in terms of gender...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Aug 2019

#Loeries 2019: Brand SA tells untold stories
#Loeries 2019: Brand SA tells untold stories

One of the first Loeries Masterclasses for the day was hosted by Brand SA. Sithembile Ntombela, acting chief marketing officer of Brand SA, opened the floor for speakers stating that the session was about building the South African brand, and how all stakeholders can (and should) be involved...

By Angie White 22 Aug 2019

Stream these true crime doccies
Stream these true crime doccies

Stream the best of true crime, including two brand-new HBO documentaries, on Showmax and DStv Now...

Issued by Showmax 22 Aug 2019

UWC Media Society launches with maiden Media Mind Blast
UWC Media Society launches with maiden Media Mind Blast

The University of the Western Cape launched its historic UWC Media Society and the inaugural annual Media Mind Blast on Friday, 23 August 2019...

21 Aug 2019

Media powerhouses to take the stage at Step It Up
Media powerhouses to take the stage at Step It Up

UN Women Country Director Anne Githuku-Shongwe will be part of a panel discussion on challenges and opportunities for sensitive gender reporting and storytelling at the Step It Up for Gender Equality Conference on 29 August...

Issued by [dot]Good 21 Aug 2019

Africa Channel grows Africa-based team
Africa Channel grows Africa-based team

Showcasing the African continent's current, cultural and historical content...

20 Aug 2019

BBC focuses on branded services in Africa
BBC focuses on branded services in Africa

BBC Studios appoints Pierre Cloete as commercial director for branded services, Sub-Saharan Africa...

19 Aug 2019

Step it up: Let's stop perpetuating gender stereotypes in SA media
Step it up: Let's stop perpetuating gender stereotypes in SA media

This Women's Month, UN Women South Africa Multi-Country Office (SAMCO) and the German Development Cooperation (GIZ) calls on the media to be more mindful of the kind of content they create and share...

Issued by [dot]Good 19 Aug 2019

The Next Brand Ambassador judges Nandi Madida, Odette Van Der Haar and Sylvester Chauke. Image supplied.
New reality show to inspire budding entrepreneurs

SABC3's new reality show, The Next Brand Ambassador, is set to inspire the country's budding entrepreneurs...

16 Aug 2019

British Airways to trial VR entertainment
British Airways to trial VR entertainment

British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset...

15 Aug 2019

New series on Showmax in August
New series on Showmax in August

Expect a new crop of exclusives, as well as a bunch of shows that are fresh from DStv. Top international series and, of course, exciting local programming - it's all ready to stream...

Issued by Showmax 14 Aug 2019

CNN's African Voices rebrands with new host
CNN's African Voices rebrands with new host

CNN International's African Voices is entering a new era in its quest to profile outstanding individuals across the continent with a new name, a new host and new format...

13 Aug 2019

Zog, Triggerfish's latest award-winner, is now streaming on Showmax
Zog, Triggerfish's latest award-winner, is now streaming on Showmax

Zog, the latest award-winning animation from Triggerfish, is now streaming first on Showmax in Africa...

Issued by Showmax 13 Aug 2019

Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax just in time for Women's Month
Award-winning Thuli Madonsela doc arrives on Showmax just in time for Women's Month

Whispering Truth To Power, Shameela Seedat's documentary about Thuli Madonsela's last year as South Africa's public protector, is now streaming first on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 12 Aug 2019

5 reasons Kanarie is a gem, even if you're not Afrikaans
5 reasons Kanarie is a gem, even if you're not Afrikaans

Kanarie, Schalk Bezuidenhout's breakout movie, is now streaming first on Showmax in South Africa...

Issued by Showmax 8 Aug 2019

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