Primedia Outdoor and Coca-Cola take creative execution to another level in Zambia
Primedia Outdoor and Coca-Cola take creative execution to another level in Zambia

Primedia Outdoor continues to push boundaries in sub-Saharan Africa after recently joining forces with soft drink giant, Coca-Cola, to install a 12 meter-high bottle in Lusaka, Zambia, as part of its strategy to drive innovation and create impact within the market.

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 18 hours ago

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BBC rolls out 'Gist Nigeria'

BBC and Channels Television launch a new current affairs programme called Gist Nigeria on Channels TV in Nigeria. The studio-based programme will emphasise the stories behind the news, with original storytelling and audience interaction via @GistNigeriaTV and its studio in Lagos.

19 hours ago

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Arcadia premium TV to be available on StarTimes

Nigeria's Arcadia Premium Television will make its debut on StarTimes channel 176. According to its founders, Olamide Yousuph and Akintunde Marinho, the official roll out of Arcadia Premium TV will take place in June.

21 hours ago

Up, close and very personalised
Up, close and very personalised

In the film Field of Dreams an out-of-luck farmer played by Kevin Costner sees a vision for a baseball field in his cornfield. He builds the baseball field from his vision spurred by the voice telling him that if he builds it, "they" will come. Before long, dead baseball players take to the field and Mr Costner's character wins all his detractors to his vision.

By Refilwe Maluleke 23 hours ago

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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.

18 Apr 2019

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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.

18 Apr 2019

Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri arrested again in Bayelsa state
Nigerian journalist Jones Abiri arrested again in Bayelsa state

Unidentified men arrested Jones Abiri, the editor and publisher of the Weekly Source newspaper, in the Bayelsa state capital, Yenagoa, according to news reports, as well as a local activist with whom CPJ spoke and posts on social media.

18 Apr 2019

Five key learnings from SXSW 2019
Five key learnings from SXSW 2019

South by Southwest (SXSW) is an annual 10-day event of interactive media, brands, film and music festivals that bring 100,000 creatives from across the world to Austin, Texas to network, learn and share ideas. It features key speakers from various industries who share the secret sauce of what's next in tech, music, film, brands and marketing.

By Wayne Flemming and Zubeida Goolam 18 Apr 2019

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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.

17 Apr 2019

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.

17 Apr 2019

#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 17 Apr 2019

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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.

17 Apr 2019