Reducing fake news during elections in Africa
Reducing fake news during elections in Africa

Facebook shares eight ways that it is preparing for elections across Africa, working to reduce the spread of misinformation, protect election integrity and support civic engagement across the continent...

By Akua Gyekye 2 days ago

How to win in the African digital space
How to win in the African digital space

The top four digital areas you can really win at in the African digital space in 2019...

By Seanice Kacungira 3 days ago

Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look
Ooredoo TV set up box has a new look

Ooredoo TV customers can now enjoy the new set-top box which will include all digital services such as conventional linear TV, on-demand service, apps and games and also catch-up features...

14 hours ago

A traffic policewoman pictured in Yaoundé in October 2018. A journalist was attacked outside his home in the city on January 31. Credit: CPJ/Reuters/Zohra Bensemra.
Cameroon Web reporter attacked with knife outside his home

Cameroonian authorities should immediately investigate an attack on Paul Chouta, a reporter for the privately owned news website Cameroon Web...

16 hours ago

OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies
OSN dropping sports content and focusing on movies

As of March, Dubai-based pay tv operator OSN will air only OSN Sports Cricket HD and Ten Sports Channel...

18 hours ago

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South African entry wins best foreign film at The One Club's One Screen Film Festival

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...

1 day ago

Ugandan journalists sit outside the office of the Daily Monitor, which was closed by armed police. The Monitor's website was recently ordered to suspend publication over a regulatory dispute. (Isaac Kasamani/AFP)
Uganda regulator threatens news website

Ugandan regulator orders news website suspended and threatens criminal charges...

1 day ago

Nigerian content entrepreneurs accepted to global startup programme
Nigerian content entrepreneurs accepted to global startup programme

Publiseer accepted to Singularity University's Global Startup Program...

1 day ago

This is Africa's decade
This is Africa's decade

Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) unveils 2019 New Editions on the sidelines of the African Union Summit...

1 day ago

Renewed hope for Lesotho and Madagascar
Renewed hope for Lesotho and Madagascar

African Development Bank President Adesina holds bilateral meetings with H.M. King of Lesotho and President of Madagascar...

1 day ago

Egyptian Images from Australia
Egyptian Images from Australia

Thousands of photos were taken by Australians passing through Egypt en route to the First World War, one hundred years ago. An exhibition of these photographs has now been brought to Egypt...

2 days ago

Toys 'R' Us reincarnated as Tru Kids
Toys 'R' Us reincarnated as Tru Kids

Less than a year after Toys 'R' Us liquidated its assets and shut the doors to hundreds of toy stores and Babies 'R' Us stores in the U.S., the company has reemerged under a new brand...

2 days ago

SADC media competition launches
SADC media competition launches

Media are urged to enter the SADC media awards competition aimed at recognising excellence in journalism in print, photography, radio and television...

2 days ago

E-Media launched iTV on DTT in Senegal
E-Media launched iTV on DTT in Senegal

e-Media group in Senegal completes its offer by launching its flagship channel iTV on the DTT platform in Senegal...

3 days ago

5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019
5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019

These are the business opportunities set to grow exponentially in 2019, according to SA investor Manuel Koser...

3 days ago

The 7 don'ts of event catering
The 7 don'ts of event catering

Event planners and managers from Johannesburg and beyond quake in their Nike's when certain things are suggested in the catering arena. Be it a brand activation, product launch or year-end function, some concepts and food you steer clear of when feeding large groups of hungry people...

By Kelly McGillivray 3 days ago

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#NewBiz: Distell appoints WPP

Distell has appointed WPP's Team Liquid, a global holding company, to manage the full spectrum of its marketing communications for the company's portfolio of brands...

3 days ago

4 CRM marketing trends to ignite 2019
4 CRM marketing trends to ignite 2019

Never has the emphasis on customer centricity been more rampant than it is in the era of the connected customer who, thanks to technology, has become more powerful and vocal than ever before, marking only the beginning of an era where failure to listen equals a rapid demise of your brand...

By Sugeshni Subroyen 3 days ago

Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI
Top 5 Industries to benefit from AI

Artificial Intelligence is becoming a very real part of day to day life and work...

3 days ago

Unlocking opportunity in Africa
Unlocking opportunity in Africa

The Africa Internship Academy plans to set up a continental-wide certification to assist the youth of Africa with honing their skills and encouraging entrepreneurship...

11 Feb 2019

Facebook to launch Facebook Flex in Lesotho
Facebook to launch Facebook Flex in Lesotho

Vodacom Lesotho has partnered with Facebook to launch Facebook Flex, which is a connectivity service allowing people to stay connected with news all free of charge...

11 Feb 2019

Plus TV Africa to air on StarTimes
Plus TV Africa to air on StarTimes

Plus TV, the 24-hour news channel, will be broadcast on StarTimes...

11 Feb 2019

Unlocking Africa's full potential
Unlocking Africa's full potential

AfDB president Akinwumi Adesina, says "We are in a race with time to unlock Africa's full potential..."

11 Feb 2019

Miniso launches Adventure Time product range
Miniso launches Adventure Time product range

Retail chain Miniso will be stocking a 264-item collection of accessories and apparel inspired by animated TV series Adventure Time, after entering into a deal with Cartoon Network...

11 Feb 2019

Strategy: The debate rages on
Strategy: The debate rages on

Just over a week ago an article was published: The Secrets No Advertising Strategist Will Tell You, which caused a flurry of conversation amongst the strategy team at VML SA. Jess Barrett, strategic lead at VML has written an article in response...

By Jessica Barrett 11 Feb 2019

400 West African journalists trained on migration reporting
400 West African journalists trained on migration reporting

Learning how to report on migration issues in the media with due regard to human rights and the dignity of migrants, is a fundamental step in informing public opinion...

11 Feb 2019

All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs
All the nominees for the 13th annual SAFTAs

The 13th annual South African Film and Television Awards nominations were announced on 8 February in Rosebank, Johannesburg...

11 Feb 2019

Turkish Airlines teams up with Lego again
Turkish Airlines teams up with Lego again

Turkish Airlines has teamed up with the Lego Movie team to create a new safety video featuring no less than 20-million of the toy bricks...

8 Feb 2019

3 reasons why influencer marketing sucks right now
3 reasons why influencer marketing sucks right now

The term 'influencer marketing' has never been sexier than now, but many agencies are not getting it right. Welcome to the world of micro influencers...

By Marc Kornberger 8 Feb 2019

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