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Vote for your favourite African creative

Thirty finalists who best represent the new generation of talent in creative industries, ranging from virtual reality, web creation, digital music, video game and animation, were chosen by DLA digital content industry experts to compete in the DLA Online Pitch Competition.

2 days ago

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Discovery expands programming in Africa

The launch of Real Time on StarTimes marks a pivotal moment in the evolution of Discovery's African ad sales strategy, as it appoints Apricot Africa Consulting as one of its newest ad sales partners in Africa.

2 days ago

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Google launches news innovation challenge for African media

Google has announced that the Google News Initiative (GNI) Innovation Challenge is launching in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey in June.

3 days ago

Netflix inked deal to collaborate on its first African animated original
Netflix inked deal to collaborate on its first African animated original

Netflix has inked a deal to team up with South Africa's Triggerfish Animation Studios and UK distributor CAKE on animated action-comedy series Mama K's Team 4, the first African animated action series.

3 days ago

#AdForumSummit2019: Key learnings
#AdForumSummit2019: Key learnings

This year marks a big change: we normally hold our AdForum Worldwide Summits in New York, where we meet the global CEOs of the networks, the large multinational agencies and some independent agencies.

By Johanna McDowell 3 days ago

Steve Austin’s ‘Broken Skull Challenge’.
e.TV Ghana to roll out new TV shows

e.TV Ghana is bringing an array of exciting new shows this April. The introduction of the new shows is part of e.TV Ghana's offer to bring quality television content to its viewers across Ghana.

3 days ago

Six steps to successful customer relationship management
Six steps to successful customer relationship management

As Easter looms businesses are looking for powerful ways to promote their goods and activate more sales. This should include beefing up customer relationship management (CMR) systems to streamline communication with potential clients and encourage more sales. Here are six steps to sprucing up your CRM and captivating customers at every touch point along the way.

By Eben Esterhuizen 16 Apr 2019

MEST Africa Summit.
MEST Africa comes to Nairobi

The Pan-African tech conference, the MEST Africa Summit, brings together leading entrepreneurs, investors, ecosystem players and executives from across Africa and globally to explore the latest innovations and rising stars in the African tech ecosystem.

16 Apr 2019

WTMA19: Marketing minimalism, do less, but do it better
WTMA19: Marketing minimalism, do less, but do it better

Day one of World Travel Market Africa 2019 saw Natalia Rosa, director promotions division for Big Ambitions, take us back to basic travel marketing principles; sharing how to build and roll out the right marketing strategy and move away from the vicious cycle of task-driven travel marketing that has left many stumped in their tracks.

By Robin Fredericks 16 Apr 2019

BCW Africa is PRISM African Network of the Year.
BCW Africa is PRISM African Network of the Year

BCW, a leading global communications agency, has won the Award for African Network of the Year, for the fourth consecutive year, at the annual PRISM Awards held on 14 April 2019 in Johannesburg. Robyn de Villiers, chairman and CEO of BCW Africa also received the Lifetime Achievement award on the evening for her contribution to the communications industry.

16 Apr 2019

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SES signed 16 new FTA channels in Benin

The Republic of Benin and SES signed a new agreement, which will be providing 16 new FTA channels to viewers. As part of the deal, a number of HD channels will be aired in Benin, which will be a first in HD channels, available over Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) across Africa.

16 Apr 2019

#CNILux: The creative cultural legacy of MaXhosa by Laduma
#CNILux: The creative cultural legacy of MaXhosa by Laduma

The striking textile and knitwear designs conceived by South African golden boy Laduma Ngxokolo are not simply stylish collectables, they're vehicles of cultural preservation. Using his brand MaXhosa by Laduma and the Xhosa-inspired geometric patterns it's known for, Ngxokolo hopes to shatter the misconception that African luxury brands fall short of their international counterparts.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Apr 2019

#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell
#CNILux: Models of colour are not a trend, we are here to stay - Naomi Campbell

South Africa is so close to London-born Naomi Campbell's heart that she considers it her second home. "When you think of South Africa you think of Nelson Mandela and that's the way it will always be," she says of her late friend (whom she affectionately calls "Grandad") and the first democratically elected president of the country.

By Liam Freeman 15 Apr 2019