New digital technologies such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and WhatsApp have significantly shaped news production, distribution and consumption practices around the world. This has led to changes in the ways in which news is gathered by citizens and professional journalists as well as the ways in which it's consumed.
Dr Admire Mare and Dumisani Moyo 22 hours ago
If 2018 was the year of limited-edition packaging and personalisation (think FIFA World Cup 2018), 2019 promises to be the year of retro designs and futuristic formulations as research and development (R&D) managers are under pressure to keep on top of brand and packaging trends to add value to their product lines and devour market share.
1 day ago
The 'digitisation of everything' trend is evolving at pace and Africa cannot afford to play catch-up. Digital disruption now affects every business, which means pressure is mounting to digitally transform operations if companies hope to remain competitive and relevant.
Vukani Mngxati 2 days ago
Five seconds of fame has never been easier. A smartphone and internet connection has turned everyone into a video producer. In 2018 a mind-blowing 300 hours of video content was uploaded to YouTube every minute and more than 4 billion videos were watched on the platform each day.
Quinn Lubbe 3 days ago
Global Out of Home Media - a division of the Provantage Media Group - has appointed experienced industry professional Marcell Entres as the new general manager of its Ghana operation.
Provantage Media Group 3 days ago
Who cares what it looks like on the outside when it's what's on the inside that counts, right? Wrong! At least when it comes to product packaging, that is.
Daniella Shapiro 3 days ago
NAIROBI, Kenya - About 44 million formal small medium enterprises (SMEs) exist on the continent, 7 million of which are based in Kenya. In fact, over 80% of all companies in Sub-Saharan Africa are small businesses. These stats provided the impetus for Glass House PR to introduce a public relations model for small medium enterprises in Africa.
3 days ago
Nigeria has two sets of elections scheduled in the coming weeks: the federal elections on February 16 and state elections on March 2. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has joined calls for Nigeria to ensure internet and social media services remain connected during elections.
15 Feb 2019
Bheki The Mbhaco Maker by FCB Africa, Johannesburg for South African Tourism was announced as the winner in the Foreign Film category at last night's seventh annual One Screen Short Film Festival, a short film festival from The One Club for Creativity that unites the film and advertising worlds.
14 Feb 2019
Ugandan authorities should withdraw a directive ordering the suspension of the Daily Monitor news website, retract a threat of criminal proceedings against the publication, and refrain from using regulations to retaliate against journalists covering sensitive political issues, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.
14 Feb 2019
Nigeria's digital content distribution company, Publiseer, has announced that it has been accepted to Singularity University's Global Startup Program.
14 Feb 2019
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - We are currently in the official United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent and in line with this, MIPAD is launching several new publications to celebrate and recognise leaders of African descent on the continent and across the globe in the Diaspora.
14 Feb 2019