Adams & Adams win first Africa Award for Best IP Law Firm

South African law firm Adams & Adams has been awarded the 2015 Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) best IP law firm in Africa. The Africa Award was awarded for the first time in 2015 and was based on research conducted by independent researchers. The magazine is recognised as the global voice of...

28 May 2015

Jovago partners with Ventures Africa, Africa's online hotel booking portal, believes that the African tourism & travel industry is rapidly assuming a third "T" -Technology, as technology serves the needs of travellers, companies and destinations. Jovago has partnered with Ventures Africa, a Pan-African business magazine to...

7 May 2015

African Photo Magazine debuts

By Patrick Vidija The House of Photography led by Teddy Mitchener and his wife Sharon unveiled the African Photo Magazine at Nailab Bishop Magua building on Ngong Road in Nairobi on Thursday Evening. The new conceptual magazine founder seeks to capture the new voice of Africa's journey and...

22 Apr 2015

Rights, media freedom under attack in Swaziland

Human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko has again rattled the Swaziland government - this time from jail after he wrote a letter that appears to have upset the monarchy and resulted in solitary confinement as punishment. Sentenced to two years in prison, Maseko was accused of contempt of court...

27 Mar 2015

Journalists, activists face mounting harassment in Burundi

BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI: As tensions mount in the central African nation of Burundi ahead of presidential elections, journalists and activists say they are paying an increasingly heavy price as standard bearers for free speech, reports BD Live. Civil rights in the small Great Lakes nation, they say,...

27 Mar 2015

Forbes Woman Africa out now

The February/March 2015 issue of Forbes Woman Africa, a bimonthly pan-African magazine for the smart, successful and savvy African woman, is now on newsstands. This month features Miss World 2014 - Rolene Strauss. The magazine profiles powerful, wealthy, influential and inspirational African...

19 Feb 2015

Forbes Africa celebrates third anniversary

As Forbes Africa celebrates its third anniversary in October, the magazine was ranked the top read monthly publication among Africa's richest by the EMS Affluent Survey in Africa, from IPSOS in August 2014. Featured on the cover of the October edition is multimillionaire hotel magnate, Sol Kerzner,...

7 Oct 2014

Reminder to enter CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards
Reminder to enter CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards

A reminder that entries close next Wednesday, 17 April 2013, for the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2013 Awards. Entries and nominations can be found online

9 Apr 2013

Media Council brief on elections

The Media Council of Kenya today, 21 February 2013, addressed media at a press conference on key issues regarding coverage of the ongoing electoral campaigns and expectations during the general elections. Haron Mwangi was expected to describe the critical role media will play in informing the public...

21 Feb 2013

Media accreditation open for Design Indaba
Media accreditation open for Design Indaba

Media interested in applying for accreditation for the 2012 Design Indaba Conference (29 February - 2 March) are advised to familiarise themselves with the guidelines on the website, before applying. The organisers state that, due to the high demand for tickets to the conference, there are only 20...

23 Nov 2011

New African features 100 influential Africans
New African features 100 influential Africans

The June 2011 issue of pan-African magazine New African features its list of the top 100 influencers in Africa. Isha Sesay (Sierra Leone), Ferial Haffajee (South Africa), Tariq Ramadan (Egypt), Trevor Ncube (Zimbabwe), Ndesanjo Macha (Tanzania), Emna Ben Jemaa (Tunisia), Amadou Ba (Senegal), Branko...

6 Jun 2011

AMLF 2010 underway

The 2010 African Media Leaders Forum (AMLF) is currently underway in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The theme for the event is 'Funding African media in an age of uncertain business models'. Follow the proceedings using #AMLF on Twitter.

19 Nov 2010

Senegal to host 2011 PAMRO Meeting, All Africa Media Research Conference
Senegal to host 2011 PAMRO Meeting, All Africa Media Research Conference

The 13th PAMRO Meeting and All Africa Media Research Conference will take place from 21-24 August 2011 in the Francophone country of Senegal. The cost for the conference will be approximately R3300 excluding air travel and accommodation. For more information, go to

16 Nov 2010

Vodadome hosts 2010 Africa Photographic Awards ceremony
Vodadome hosts 2010 Africa Photographic Awards ceremony

The inaugural Africa Photographic Awards ceremony will take place on Thursday, 12 August 2010, at the Vodadome (Vodaworld) in Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Official proceedings will commence at 7pm and will include a cocktail dinner with a cash bar and live entertainment. For more...

15 Jul 2010

No scholarships for Highway Africa 2010
No scholarships for Highway Africa 2010

Chris Kabwato, conference director of Highway Africa, announced this week that this year's edition of the annual event will not be offering any scholarships to media professionals. He advised that no application letters or letters of inquiry regarding obtaining scholarships should be submitted and...

12 May 2010

Women photojournalists called to enter international competition

Since 2000, the Association des Femmes Journalistes and Canon France, in partnership with the international Visa pour l'Image festival, and with the support of Figaro magazine, have awarded an annual prize for women photojournalists. Women photojournalists worldwide are welcome to enter the...

12 Mar 2010

2010 Festival of Media Awards deadline extention
2010 Festival of Media Awards deadline extention

The deadline for entries in the 2010 Festival of Media Awards has been extended to 5 February 2010. Organisers announced the extention due to an overwhelming response from the global media and marketing industry and many requests received for more time. The festival takes place in Valencia, Spain,...

22 Jan 2010

Media invited to final draw volunteers training programme

Members of the media are invited to attend tomorrow, Friday 6 November 2009, the opening session of the three-day training session at Good Hope Centre, Cape Town, for the 362 volunteers who will be working at the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final Draw, to be held at Cape Town International Convention Centre...

5 Nov 2009

B2B editors take to twitter with Twitterfest
B2B editors take to twitter with Twitterfest

Today, Wednesday, 21 October 2009, is the second and last day of the first TABPI Twitterfest. Follow what B2B editors from Ireland, South Africa, the US, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, India, UAE and elsewhere are discussing, and join the conversation by signing up for a free Twitter account if...

21 Oct 2009

Prestige boards Air Seychelles
Prestige boards Air Seychelles

click to enlargePrestige Magazine, a South African luxury lifestyle magazine has expanded its regional coverage and distribution. The magazine will be placed on-board all Air Seychelles flights between OR Tambo and Mahe in the Seychelles....

24 Jul 2009

CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards 2009 deadline extention

The CNN MultiChoice African journalist awards competition entry deadline has been extended from 16 February 2009 to 16 March 2009 and the judging will take place in April. All entries should be broadcast or published during January - December 2008. The competition is open to African nationals who...

17 Feb 2009

Taking the lead for Africa

The July issue of Leadership marks its 250th edition. The magazine was born 23 years ago when the ANC was taboo and the Government had a strong hand in what the media could say. The first cover, a leap of faith for Africa, was Robert Mugabe. Over the years Leadership has collected 14 Mondi Awards...

21 Jan 2008

Remedial, special education title to go monthly

RemSpecED magazine, which launched in February 2007 with a print run of 5000 copies, will be published monthly. The full colour title provides information on parenting children with learning and development challenges, localised to South Africa. It is distributed through specialised schools, therapy...

12 Mar 2007

New player secures three new custom publications

Design Culture Publishing, a relatively new player in the custom publishing industry, has secured three new custom titles, Labour Dynamix, the official publication for trade union UASA; Sunburst, the internal publication for Southern Sun Hotel Group and Phenduka, PPC’s corporate social...

8 Mar 2007

Wedding fever for Cosmo
Wedding fever for Cosmo

click to enlargeAvailable with the March 2007 issue of Cosmopolitan, bridal supplement CosmoHitched! is a stitched-in 56-page wedding section offering fashion-insider advice, including celebrity wedding, catwalk trends and wedding tips. The aim is to empower Cosmo readers who are planning to get...

27 Feb 2007

Avis awards custom mag contract

Isikhova Publishing & Communications has been awarded the contract to publish Top Five on behalf of Avis Car Hire. Top Five will highlight five of the region’s hottest spots, including restaurants, clubbing, shops, gyms and so forth. The glossy A5, 72-page magazine will be distributed at Avis...

20 Feb 2007

Tick Tock is ticking

The countdown until the launch of Blue Planet Media’s new title on watches, Tick Tock, is on. Says publisher Jason Aarons, “The core advertising base is watch distributors/agents, jewellery manufacturers, jewellery designers and jewellery retailers who have realised that Tick Tock offers them a...

20 Feb 2007

Encouraging people to take action
Encouraging people to take action

click to enlargeThe Social Entrepreneur special issue, which was published for the launch of The Social Entrepreneur Awards that took place at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town in last year, may be the first magazine focusing on social entrepreneurs in the world, according to publisher Darryl...

14 Feb 2007

Wrapped now alternate monthly
Wrapped now alternate monthly

click to enlargeDue to the success of its experimental bumper December/January issue, gay lifestyle magazine Wrapped has changed its frequency to bi-monthly. It will also now be larger in page size and cover more than previous issues. “With every issue produced, we’ve learned and ironed out creases...

6 Feb 2007

Honouring the best in local fashion

The inaugural Marie Claire Prix d’Excellence de la Mode Awards SA will recognise and award the best South African fashion designer, best emerging designer and best model and all 23 nominees will be showcasing their current collections at the Audi Joburg Fashion Week on Wednesday, 14 February 2007....

6 Feb 2007

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