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Visa appoints PocketMedia Solutions
Visa appoints PocketMedia Solutions

Visa recently appointed PocketMedia Solutions' Z-Card to communicate important information about its Visa Debit Card in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana.

23 Apr 2012

Loeries expand into Africa with new category
Loeries expand into Africa with new category

A new category for the 2012 Loeries, 'Rest of Africa and the Middle East', will be officially launched on Thursday 19 April 2012 at 6pm at the Sierra Lounge, 2nd Floor, Yaya Centre, Argwings Khodek Road in Nairobi, Kenya.

5 Apr 2012

The pain of being a printer in Kenya

Anyone reading the Kenyan dailies would think the country will be holding an election in the next few weeks. Although a date for an election has not been fixed, political campaigns are already in top gear as people jostle for the increased political seats created by the new constitution. One of the main beneficiaries on an election are usually the printers. Unlike previous years where they would expect to be laughing all the way to the bank, this year, they could be crying as they run away from banks - literally.

By Carole Kimutai: @CaroleKimutai 24 Feb 2012

African journo awards extends deadline
African journo awards extends deadline

CNN International and MultiChoice announced at the end of last week that the deadline for entries for the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2012 Awards have been extended to Wednesday, 22 February 2012, and the judging to take place in April this year.

30 Jan 2012

Uganda's oldest university uses Xerox X700 to secure certificates

Uganda's oldest and largest institution of higher learning, Makerere University, has acquired a Xerox X700 Digital Color Press together with Xerox's advanced security software, FreeFlow Specialty Imaging Suite.

5 Jan 2012

How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news
How to contribute to Bizcommunity, from op-ed pieces to news

Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011

Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters
Bizcommunity launches new dedicated sectors, newsletters

Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011

WAN-IFRA appoints new president, has conference upholding print
WAN-IFRA appoints new president, has conference upholding print

Jacob Mathew was elected on Friday, 8 April 2011, as the president of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) by its general assembly of members, held during the its board meeting in Dublin, Ireland and on 6-7 April the association's Printing Summit in Mainz, Germany, reaffirmed print's vital role today and in the future.

11 Apr 2011

Organisers call off Uganda Media Expo

A media expo that was expected to gather hundreds of media practitioners and companies in Uganda has been called off with no new dates for the event. The second Media Expo and Marketing Summit was scheduled to take place in Kampala from 18-19 November 2010 at the Imperial Royal Hotel.

18 Nov 2010

African finalists in Loeries 2010
African finalists in Loeries 2010

DDB Mozambique and Kenya's Scanad are finalists in the 2010 Loerie Awards. All the finalists were revealed late last week and are available on the Loeries website.

30 Aug 2010

Imatech purchases first digital production press in Mauritius
Imatech purchases first digital production press in Mauritius

Harel Mallac Bureautique, Bytes Document Solutions' representative and the Xerox distributor in Mauritius, have announced the sale of a Xerox digital production press to Imatech Limited. Imatech Limited claims to own the first digital printer, the Xerox DocuColor 5000AP, in the country.

15 May 2009

Simplifying specialised printing needs

HP has launched three new vertical solutions for customers in the retail and financial services industries located in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

20 Feb 2008

Press harassment hinders Niger's development, watchdogs warn

Press freedom groups agree that an increase in arrests, intimidation and harassment of journalists in Niger is impeding development in one of the poorest countries in the world.

16 Jan 2008

APEX awards now Cape to Cairo

The Advertising Performance Excellence (APEX) awards have just increased in magnitude following a decision by the custodians of the awards, the Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA), to extend entry to the rest of the continent.

28 Aug 2007