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All the 2019 African Digital Media Awards winners

Winners of the 2019 African Digital Media Awards have been announced in Johannesburg, South Africa...

3 days ago

ANA News to scale back SA operations

African News Agency plans expansion across Africa to meet growth demands, but announces downsizing in South Africa...

9 Sep 2019

African music streaming platform achieves record 1 million streams

Playfre aims to become the biggest music streaming vehicle on the continent...

9 Sep 2019

Internet shutdowns and the future of democracy in Africa

Ventures Africa discusses internet shutdowns and the future of democracy in Africa in its newly launched 'Speak!' series...

3 Sep 2019

5 mistakes grown-up brand blogs shouldn't make

Here are five mistakes even grown-up brand blogs make...

By Louisa Douwes Dekker 2 Sep 2019

Publicis Africa appoints pioneer Odette van der Haar as MD

Publicis Africa has announced that industry heavyweight Odette van der Haar will be joining the agency as MD, strengthening the management team and building on the group's recent growth and successes...

29 Aug 2019

Empowering news organisations through technological innovation

Google launched the Google News Initiative, followed by the GNI Innovation Challenge to aid publishers in Africa transition to digital. We speak to Google's Mich Atagana about the initiative...

By Louise Marsland 28 Aug 2019

Africa needs a digitalisation strategy to compete in the global economy

Siemens launches report on 'Dawn of Digitalization and its Impact on Africa'...

28 Aug 2019

#Loeries2019: Hall of Famer Alistair King on the industry's current seismic shift towards a more inclusive creative future

This year's Loeries Hall of Fame inductee is... Alistair King, founding creative partner of King James Group!

By Leigh Andrews 24 Aug 2019

#Loeries2019: What do CMOs really want from their agency?

One of the biggest changes to the advertising landscape in recent years? Bringing creatives in-house. But does it work to do so? The robust and honest discussion led by Joanne Joseph at the Loeries Masterclasses explained what this means for members of the industry working together in the future, and what both sides really want...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Aug 2019

A Cultural Economies Conference for Fak'ugesi

Cultural Economies Conference launched at Fak'ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival...

22 Aug 2019

Results from Agency Scope UK 2018/2019 indicate concerns with consumers and the changing digital environment

The completion of the third edition of Agency Scope UK 2018/2019 enable us to note where South Africa stands in comparison...

By Johanna McDowell 19 Aug 2019

Facebook can now fact-check news in African languages

Facebook on Wednesday announced a partnership with fact-checking company Africa Check to bring local African language support to its third-party Fact-Checking programme...

By Shereesa Moodley 16 Aug 2019

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