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New CEO for Group M Sub-Saharan Africa

Federico de Nardis has been named CEO Of GroupM Sub-Saharan Africa...

2 days ago

Ethiopian journalists Eskinder Nega and Woubshet Taye released

Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega has finally been released from prison...

3 days ago

ECOWAS court rules Gambia violated rights of journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Gambian government to act on a judgment passed today by the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to immediately repeal its laws on criminal libel, sedition, and false news...

3 days ago

18 reasons why...

You should be getting True Location from Vicinity Media...

Issued by Vicinity Media 3 days ago

Ringier Africa signs pan-African content agreement with NYT

Ringier Africa Digital Publishing will publish New York Times journalism under its new media brand Pulse in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria...

13 Feb 2018

Niger radio, TV channels in protest over tax audit

Privately-run newspapers and radio and TV channels in Niger protested last week over a tax audit that they said sought to "stifle" the country's independent media...

12 Feb 2018

Ethiopia's Eskinder Nega refuses to sign false confession in exchange for prison release

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Ethiopian government's attempts to compel Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega to sign a false confession before releasing him...

12 Feb 2018

Africanews launches weekly business, lifestyle programme for Middle East

Africanews has launched 'Inspire Middle East' for its African and European audiences...

9 Feb 2018

Egyptian public must be able to access all news sites

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on Egyptian authorities to ensure that the public has easy access to a full range of news and information sources in the lead-up to presidential elections scheduled for next month...

9 Feb 2018

Print monitoring for press release distribution in Africa launched

The APO Group has launched the first print monitoring service for press releases distributed in Africa, after the APO Innovation Lab designed a cutting-edge print monitoring system for press releases distributed across Africa...

7 Feb 2018

Google Kenya's Charles Murito on digital advertising and the age of assistance

Google SA hosted a media event earlier this week to bring media practitioners across Africa up to speed on the latest technological advancements in the digital advertising space, focusing on Google Ads in particular...

By Jessica Tennant 7 Feb 2018

Sudan detains local journalist, confiscates newspapers following reporting on protests

Sudanese authorities should immediately release al-Jarida reporter Ahmed Jadein, cease confiscating newspapers, and allow journalists to report on matters of public interest without fear of reprisal...

5 Feb 2018

YouTube labels state-sponsored news as rules tighten

YouTube began labeling news broadcasts that get government money as it vowed to be stricter about content at the globally popular online video-sharing service...

5 Feb 2018

21st Time of the Writer International Festival taking place in March

The University of KwaZulu-Natal's Centre for Creative Arts (CCA), in partnership with eThekwini Municipality, will host the 21st Time of the Writer International Festival from 12 to 17 March 2018...

5 Feb 2018

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International

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: A Karnival of optimism

There has been plenty to celebrate in Malta this month. We learned the island's GDP growth is predicted to be the highest in Europe and secondly, it's Karnival time!

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 1 day ago

Young Ones Design Brief launched by The One Club, PartnersGlobal and United Nations

A new programme called the Young Ones Design Brief has been launched from a partnership between The One Club for Creativity, with global peace organisation PartnersGlobal and the United Nations' Together initiative.

1 day ago

Native VML's new journey: Conducting the orchestra

As Native VML moves into a new era, the changes in the agency are not only organic; it is about a new business model that adds value and brings the customer into the brand's ecosystem. It is a new form of integration.

By Danette Breitenbach 2 days ago

"Financial advertising is far from boring": Cullinan SA on their Midas Award wins

While the advertising industry is cluttered with award shows, the Midas Awards that recognise the world's best financial advertising are ones to watch as this form of brand messaging is aimed at gaining the rarest kind of consumer trust imaginable. Here's how SA's own Cullinan agency recently proved its weight in gold.

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Applications for the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival See It Be It opens

See It Be It has opened for applications for the 2018 Cannes Lions Festival with Spotify announced as the official partner.

13 Feb 2018

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