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Banning African films like Rafiki and Inxeba doesn't diminish their influence

Social media and internet forums function as an important space of contestation for issues relating to queer identities. This is evident in reactions to two fairly recent queer-themed African films, one from South Africa - Inxeba/The Wound - and the other from Kenya - Rafiki...

By Gibson Ncube 2 hours ago

'SeeHer Lens' Award aims to honour work which amplifies gender equality

New York Festivals and The Female Quotient (FQ) has announced a partnership with ANA in the launch of the 2021 NYFA 'SeeHer Lens' Award....

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Aïcha Macky's Zinder wins the Adiaha Award at Encounters 2021

Nigerien filmmaker Aïcha Macky won the The Adiaha Award for her film Zinder. The Ladima Foundation presented Macky with the award at the 2021 Encounters South African International Documentary Festival...

23 hours ago

Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021

The world's most valuable brands have experienced record growth according to the Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 ranking, with the total worth reaching $7,1trn...

Issued by Kantar 1 day ago

Segmenting for the future: 5 emerging consumer types

Accenture Africa's MD shares the new consumer types that have surfaced as a result of the pandemic, and how they differ according to changes in way of life, fears and concerns, hopes and desires...

By John Watling 2 days ago

Call to action: Youth, take up space!

Unmistakably, the youth need to be able to simultaneously take up space and find a space for themselves in society...

By Monde Twala 1 day ago

SA Marketing Industry Alliance launches WFA DEI Census

Earlier this month, the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) announced the launch of a global census of the marketing and advertising industry...

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Empowerment through storytelling: in conversation with Dillon Khan

We spoke to Dillon Khan about storytelling, African stories and the importance of youth in the creative industry...

By Emily Stander 1 day ago

Posterscope reboots to Dentsu Location Services

Dentsu International and Dentsu South Africa have taken the decision to integrate the Posterscope brand into Amplifi and its media brands...

Issued by Dentsu 2 days ago

#CreativeWeek2021: Games in physical reality

Epic Games looks at how game studios and brands work together...

By Emily Stander 2 days ago

Triggerfish-led African-created anthology animated series Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire to premiere on Disney+ in 2022

A 10-part anthology animated series, created by filmmakers from Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Egypt, will premiere on Disney+ in late 2022...

18 Jun 2021

Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition

The Golden Drum International Festival of Creativity had opened registrations for its Young Drummers and The Golden Drum competitions...

18 Jun 2021

D&AD Shift NY 2021 open for applications

D&AD has announced the launch of the 2021 edition of the D&AD Shift with Google programme in New York...

16 Jun 2021

Nigeria's Twitter ban leaves some businesses in the lurch

Scores of small and medium-sized businesses across Africa's most populous nation - and largest economy - are reeling from the indefinite suspension of the social media site...

By Nneka Chile 14 Jun 2021

D&AD 2021 social media trends

Find out about the key social media trends Ashleigh Burton saw in the D&AD Awards...

By Ashleigh Burton 14 Jun 2021

New Barbie collection made using recycled ocean-bound plastic

The launch forms part of Mattel's goal to achieve 100% recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic materials across all its products and packaging by 2030...

11 Jun 2021

Cannes Lions Live 2021 launches full content agenda

Ster-Kinekor has announced the content agenda for Cannes Lions Live...

11 Jun 2021

APO Group and Getty Images agreement offers global platform for African press releases and images

APO Group has signed an agreement with Getty Images that will make images and press releases about Africa instantly available...

10 Jun 2021

Sound Connects Fund calls for applications

The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF), in partnership with the Goethe-Institut, has launched a €4m funding programme geared towards supporting creatives in Southern Africa.

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