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Online printing platform Ryteprint launched in Nigeria
Online printing platform Ryteprint launched in Nigeria

Online printing platform Ryteprint has launched in Nigeria to enable individuals, small businesses and corporate organisations to buy customised business printing and marketing printed products...

By Tom Jackson 12 Sep 2017

It's a brand new world for print
It's a brand new world for print

Video, native advertising, mobile apps - these were some of the main talking points yesterday at the first day of the Media24 Lifestyle Summit...

By Beverley Klein 23 Sep 2016

[TrendTalk] Print needs to be 'sold' differently
[TrendTalk] Print needs to be 'sold' differently

If brands prize reaching consumers across all touch points wherever they are, why do media still have to justify using print to do the same?...

By Louise Marsland 11 Sep 2015

Four things you need to know about brand guidelines
Four things you need to know about brand guidelines

Once again I'm back to debunk a few myths about brand guidelines... and here's what you need to know...

By Chemory Gunko 3 Jul 2014

Douglas Kruger
Seven stages in becoming an industry expert

From Amoeba to Icon; where do you currently rank in your industry's natural progression? In this piece, I walk you through the seven stages of development as you strive to position yourself as an industry expert. [video]

By Douglas Kruger 13 Apr 2013

[2013 trends] Opportunities for growth within marketing and advertising arena
[2013 trends] Opportunities for growth within marketing and advertising arena

There are a few trends to be aware of in 2013 which will help create opportunities within the advertising and marketing arena in South Africa. A number of these come from local and international intelligence.

By Johanna McDowell 29 Jan 2013

[2013 trends] Predictions for the retail sector
[2013 trends] Predictions for the retail sector

A transformation is in motion amongst shoppers and retailers country-wide. Consumers are becoming more discerning and demanding, and retailers and manufacturers are under pressure to innovate, offer quality and savings - all in one eco-friendly package! Here are some interesting trends for the retail sector that I've identified for 2013.

By Gareth Pearson 23 Jan 2013

[2013 trends] Targeted direct marketing to come into its own
[2013 trends] Targeted direct marketing to come into its own

The year ahead is unlikely to see any fantastical new developments in direct marketing; in fact, it's more likely to be characterised by the maturing of existing technologies and a return to more traditional practices.

By Warren Moss 22 Jan 2013

Gregory Gondwe
NPL transforms Malawi newspaper industry

Nation Publications Limited (NPL) has made a bold move by purchasing a brand new 'Hong Hwa 'Newsfaster' Web Offset Press', a printing machine that has given room to more newspaper business innovations set to transform the newspaper industry in Malawi to stand shoulder to shoulder with the global standards.

By Gregory Gondwe 12 Nov 2012

Gregory Gondwe
MISA protests against draft E-Bill

The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) has protested against the draft E-Bill which the government of Malawi released to the public to get more input as an enemy of media freedom and freedom of expression.

By Gregory Gondwe 8 Oct 2012

FCAU unveils Uganda Press Photo Award
FCAU unveils Uganda Press Photo Award

The Foreign Correspondents Association of Uganda (FCAU) has unveiled the inaugural Uganda Press Photo Award 2012, to promote photojournalism in Uganda.

By Walter Wafula 27 Jul 2012

Gregory Gondwe
Malawi newspapers risk legal punishment

Government has warned publishers, among them newspapers companies, of a legal punishment if they fail to deposit copies of their publications with the National Archives of Malawi within two months from date of publication.

By Gregory Gondwe 21 May 2012

MISA-Malawi wants repeal of media laws
MISA-Malawi wants repeal of media laws

The Malawi chapter of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Malawi) has asked government to consider repealing all laws that are inconsistent with the constitution and those considered as an insult to the media fraternity in Malawi.

By Gregory Gondwe 4 May 2012

The pain of being a printer in Kenya

Anyone reading the Kenyan dailies would think the country will be holding an election in the next few weeks. Although a date for an election has not been fixed, political campaigns are already in top gear as people jostle for the increased political seats created by the new constitution. One of the main beneficiaries on an election are usually the printers. Unlike previous years where they would expect to be laughing all the way to the bank, this year, they could be crying as they run away from banks - literally.

By Carole Kimutai 24 Feb 2012

Gregory Gondwe
Media grows despite challenges

In a report released by the Civic and Political Space Platform (CPSP), a group of civil society organisations in Malawi, it was established that the media in Malawi has had positive growth over the last two years, despite numerous challenges which almost derailed its progress.

By Gregory Gondwe 2 Feb 2012

[2012 trends] Five African digital trends for 2012
[2012 trends] Five African digital trends for 2012

Africa is a mobile-first digital environment with 55% of the continent's 1 billion people having mobile phones. In South Africa mobile internet penetration is 70%, whilst desktop internet penetration sits at only at 11%, whereas in Nigeria mobile and desktop penetration are both over 20%.

By Dawn Rowlands 24 Jan 2012

Gregory Gondwe
Malawi media suppressing local content - Study

Malawi media is said to be slowly becoming a tool for suppression of local content and local languages according to research studies released by the Journal of Development and Communication Studies of the University of Malawi.

By Gregory Gondwe 5 Sep 2011

[Festival of Media] Will print survive?
[Festival of Media] Will print survive?

VALENCIA, SPAIN: Following the thoughts of Alisa Bowen, SVP, head of consumer publishing, Thomson Reuters and Mike Cooper, worldwide CEO of PHD, the question could almost be posed - do we care if print survives? Bowen and Cooper made presentations and shared their thoughts on the future of print at the Festival of Media 2010 in Valenica, Spain.

By Rod Baker 21 Apr 2010

Zimbabwe's sole newsprint plant remains closed
Zimbabwe's sole newsprint plant remains closed

Zimbabwe's sole newsprint producer, Mutare Board and Paper Mills (MBPM) will remain inactive due to the low prices of paper, forcing newspaper publishers to import from South Africa.

By Dumisani Ndlela 8 Feb 2010

Zim: Newsprint producer bounces back

Zimbabwe's sole paper producer Mutare Board and Paper Mills (MBPM), which stopped production last year, has bounced back ahead of the launch of at least three daily newspapers in the country.

By Dumisani Ndlela 14 Sep 2009

Gregory Gondwe
NPL scoops print media awards at 2009 NAMISA Awards

Nation Publications Limited (NPL), publishers of The Nation Daily, Weekend Nation and Nation on Sunday, scooped all the National Media Institute of Southern Africa print awards (NAMISA) at the ceremony held in Lilongwe, Malawi on 1 May, 2009 held as part of this year's World Press Freedom commemoration.

By Gregory Gondwe 6 May 2009

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