Maria Nepembe, TV host.
Namibia Broadcasting Corporation launches its first reality show

Namibia Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has launched, Body with Maria, its first reality show. The show will be aired on NBC TV every Sunday, hosted by Maria Nepembe, a Namibian Big Brother participant.

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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.
CPJ urges Tanzania lawmakers to revise proposed legislative amendments

The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged Tanzanian lawmakers to revise a set of proposed legislative amendments, some of which would pose undue restrictions on freedom of expression.

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Ghanaians keep calm and carry on
Ghanaians keep calm and carry on

Consumer confidence remained positive in Q1'19 and unchanged from the previous quarter, at 108.

Issued by Nielsen 18 hours ago

Nigerians find their happy place
Nigerians find their happy place

Consumer confidence increases by 9 points to 126 in Q1'19 - the highest level in three years!

Issued by Nielsen 1 day ago

New report reveals customers want security, service and localised experiences
New report reveals customers want security, service and localised experiences

According to a new CMO Council's report, Reshaping Global Engagement Operations, today's customer is seeking security, service and localised experiences based on local language and culture.

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RTE Broadcaster of the Year, Tom McGuire, head of RTÉ Radio. Image supplied.
2019 NYF Radio Awards: Winners announced!

The New York Festivals Radio Awards has announced its 2019 winners.

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This year’s jury president is Fiona Rogers, chief operating officer of Magnum Photos. Image source: .
Epica Awards announces new website and ad campaign

The Epica Awards has announced a new advertising campaign from Hecho Studios Amsterdam and revealed its brand new website, designed by Lithuanian studio and former Epica winners Godspeed Branding.

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Dentsu Aegis Network pioneers the media industry - Launching the first SME incubator in Africa out of Kenya!
Dentsu Aegis Network pioneers the media industry - Launching the first SME incubator in Africa out of Kenya!

Dentsu Aegis Network currently hold the rank as the fastest growing media agency in the country, demonstrating their pioneering spirit yet again through the launch of the groups newest global agency, Vizeum.

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 21 Jun 2019

Anouk Sijmonsma explains what PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa is all about
Anouk Sijmonsma explains what PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa is all about

- Anouk Sijmonsma is the Produce Marketing Association's (PMA's) regional vice president for Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia/New Zealand.

Issued by Produce Marketing Association 20 Jun 2019

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Data costs are preventing African consumers from taking full advantage of the crypto economy

Cryptocurrencies offer a financial lifeline to people excluded from the formal financial economy and to those living in oppressive political or economic regimes. Digital private currencies allow individuals to move their money across national borders with minimal interference from confiscatory states.

By Bronwyn Williams 20 Jun 2019

Jury for Global Young Guns 17 announced
Jury for Global Young Guns 17 announced

The One Club for Creativity has announced the jury for the Young Guns 17 program, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger.

20 Jun 2019