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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Showcasing the African continent's current, cultural and historical content...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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Fox Sports Africa rebrands as ESPN

The Walt Disney Company Africa will be rebranding the FOX Sports channels in Africa to ESPN...

8 Aug 2019

Let me entertain you
Let me entertain you

Entertainment marketing, when done right, has the potential to market brands in innovative, attention-grabbing ways. Jeremy Bouwer, head of The Story Lab SSA, explains why this form of marketing is exploding...

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 7 Aug 2019

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ZimboTube video sharing website launched in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean video-sharing website, ZimboTube launched...

7 Aug 2019

Giorgio Stock.
New head of Warnermedia EMEA ad sales

Giorgio Stock named president, Warnermedia Entertainment Networks, Distribution and Advertising Sales, EMEA and APAC...

5 Aug 2019

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Kwesé shuts down its pay TV service in Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless Ltd. has shut its African pay-TV unit due to Zimbabwe's economic condition and shortage of foreign currency...

5 Aug 2019

Kantar CEO, Eric Salama. Image supplied.
Kantar's Eric Salama discusses the way forward under new owner Bain Capital

Kantar CEO Eric Salama presented an update on the new ownership structure and the opportunities under, Bain Capital during a press call held on Thursday...

By Juanita Pienaar 5 Aug 2019

3 reasons to binge the most talked about teen show of 2019
3 reasons to binge the most talked about teen show of 2019

The first six episodes of Euphoria, the most talked-about teen show of 2019, are now streaming first on Showmax in South Africa, with the last two episodes coming express from the US...

Issued by Showmax 5 Aug 2019

Triple Teen Choice 2019 nominee Good Trouble now streaming in SA
Triple Teen Choice 2019 nominee Good Trouble now streaming in SA

Good Trouble, currently up for three 2019 Teen Choice Awards, is now streaming first and only on Showmax in Africa...

Issued by Showmax 2 Aug 2019

'The most important superhero series on the air' is back, first on Showmax
'The most important superhero series on the air' is back, first on Showmax

Season 2 of Cloak & Dagger, hailed by ComicBook.com as "the most important superhero series on the air", is now available to binge, first on Showmax in South Africa...

Issued by Showmax 1 Aug 2019

eMedia news channels undergo exciting brand refresh
eMedia news channels undergo exciting brand refresh

From Monday, 5 August, eNews 8pm and the satellite TV platform's OpenNews, will be repositioning and merging under one banner called e.tv news...

Issued by e.tv 31 Jul 2019

16 Emmy nominees to binge now on Showmax
16 Emmy nominees to binge now on Showmax

The 2019 Emmy Awards nominees have been announced, and three of the five most nominated shows are available to binge now on Showmax...

Issued by Showmax 31 Jul 2019

Gordon Ramsay serves up adventure in new culinary expedition series Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
Gordon Ramsay serves up adventure in new culinary expedition series Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted

Join Ramsay on an epic journey across the globe to Peru, Laos, Morocco, Hawaii, Alaska and New Zealand...

Issued by Fox Networks Group 30 Jul 2019

Africa is a great repository for untapped and untold stories
Africa is a great repository for untapped and untold stories

A diverse and culturally rich African continent is a bedrock for storytelling...

By Yolisa Phahle 30 Jul 2019

Younger S6: the hit romcom reinvents itself
Younger S6: the hit romcom reinvents itself

Season 6 of Younger, the hit rom-com currently up for Teen Choice Awards for Summer TV Show and Summer TV Star: Female (Hilary Duff), is now streaming first on Showmax in South Africa...

Issued by Showmax 30 Jul 2019

FNB Springboks Rugby World Cup campaign
FNB Springboks Rugby World Cup campaign

FNB, proud partner of the Springboks, looked to 'the make it mean something company' Grid Worldwide, to bring to life their platform of help for the Springboks ahead of Japan 2019...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 29 Jul 2019

Code broken on encrypted 200-year-old diary, revealing secrets of Britain's first lesbian marriage
Code broken on encrypted 200-year-old diary, revealing secrets of Britain's first lesbian marriage

Showmax's Gentleman Jack series is based on decoded diaries of Anne Lister, who confounded society's expectations of women in 19th-century England...

Issued by Showmax 29 Jul 2019

VR will reshape our entertainment experiences
VR will reshape our entertainment experiences

Virtual Reality (VR) has a long way to go before it bursts into the mainstream, but there are signs that the technology is starting to mature...

By Ernst Wittmann 29 Jul 2019

Yash Deb, managing director and chief creative officer at Isobar, Kenya and this year's Loeries integrated campaign, film & radio, and radio craft juror.
#Loeries2019: "Strength of a creative campaign lies in how rapidly others can build on it" - Yash Deb

With the year's biggest international award shows done and dusted, I chatted to the regional jurors ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is this year's Integrated campaign, Film & Radio, and Radio Craft juror Yash Deb, also managing director and chief creative officer at Isobar, Kenya...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Jul 2019

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Advertising: Making it mean something

After Cannes, I found it difficult to write anything. It felt like everything had been said. It had been dissected in a million different ways...

By Damon Stapleton 24 Jul 2019

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