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    Attack on Zim 263 Chat website a blatant attempt to muzzle the media

    Police fired tear gas into the 263 Chat newsroom after chasing reporter Lovejoy Mtongwiza to the website's offices...

    12 Apr 2019

    Mo Abudu receives medal of honour at MIPTV Cannes
    Mo Abudu receives medal of honour at MIPTV Cannes

    Nigerian media mogul Mo Abudu receives 2019 Médailles d'Honneur at Cannes MIPTV...

    11 Apr 2019

    #CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa
    #CNILux: Global luxury industry shifts gaze to Africa

    The fifth annual Condé Nast International Luxury Conference kicked off in Cape Town yesterday, bringing some of the biggest names in global luxury to African soil...

    Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Apr 2019

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    Digital media platform for African finance needs repurposed

    Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) announces revamped website...

    11 Apr 2019

    Model, Shanelle Nyasiase.
    Emirates launches new campaign with original anthem for Africa

    Emirates has launched a new pan-African brand advertising campaign that celebrates the talented 'pioneers' who are rewriting the narrative of Africa and presents an original anthem for Africa...

    10 Apr 2019

    Mozambique rescue mission after devastating Cyclone Idai, March 2019.
    Facebook uses big data to aid humanitarian efforts in Africa

    Facebook artificial intelligence (AI) researchers have created the world's most detailed population density maps of Africa to help humanitarian relief efforts...

    10 Apr 2019

    Kantar announces senior appointments in the Africa & Middle East region
    Kantar announces senior appointments in the Africa & Middle East region

    Ivan Moroke has been appointed CEO, Kantar, Insights Division, South Africa and joins the Kantar Africa & Middle East Board...

    Issued by Kantar 9 Apr 2019

    The Sound of Masks
    Mozambique documentary to screen at Hot Docs Canada

    'The Sound of Masks' is a visually dramatic journey through Mozambique's past and present, with Atanásio Nyusi, a compelling storyteller and legendary Mapiko dancer...

    9 Apr 2019

    African Sabre Awards for PR excellence on the continent.
    37 African PR SABRE winners announced

    The African SABRE awards demonstrate excellence in the public relations industry across the African continent...

    8 Apr 2019

    The need for speed in modern retail
    The need for speed in modern retail

    In an age where leisure time is an increasingly precious commodity, customers are placing an even greater premium on convenience...

    By Refilwe Maluleke 8 Apr 2019

    Beyoncé teams up with Adidas in "partnership of a lifetime"
    Beyoncé teams up with Adidas in "partnership of a lifetime"

    Beyoncé Knowles has signed a partnership with Adidas, which will see the singer become a creative partner to the company, developing new apparel and footwear across the performance and lifestyle categories...

    8 Apr 2019

    The cast of Mehek.
    GOtv to air first original production with African actors

    GOtv will this month premier 'Mehek', the first Zee World production to star actors from the African continent...

    8 Apr 2019

    Still missing: Azory Gwanda.
    #WhereIsAzory campaign launched to find missing Tanzania journalist

    The Committee to Protect Journalists' #WhereIsAzory campaign launches to highlight the fact that the Tanzanian journalist has been missing for 500 days ...

    5 Apr 2019

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    StarTimes to emphasise regional content to enhance viewership in Africa

    Chinese pay TV company, StarTimes will concentrate more on local content to enhance its viewership in African countries...

    5 Apr 2019

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    Six local designers to boast afro-contempo designs at Milan Design Week

    Sacrosanct, supported by Nando's will see six SA designers boast their afro-contempo designs to the world...

    5 Apr 2019

    Alliance Media donates 30t maize-meal to cyclone victims
    Alliance Media donates 30t maize-meal to cyclone victims

    Alliance Media Zimbabwe, a pan-African company which specialises in outdoor billboards, has donated 30 tonnes of maize-meal to Cyclone Idai survivors...

    By Yeukai Karengezeka, Issued by Alliance Media 4 Apr 2019

    Gendarmerie officers stand guard on March 24, 2019, in Moroni, Comoros. Two journalists have been detained without trial in the country since February. Credit: CPJ/Gianluigi Guercia/AFP.
    Two journalists held in pretrial detention since February in Comoros

    Authorities in the Comoros should immediately release journalists Abdallah Abdou Hassane and Oubeidillah Mchangama held in detention...

    3 Apr 2019

    PwC releases consumer insights survey for 2019
    PwC releases consumer insights survey for 2019

    Anton Hugo, retail & consumer leader for PwC Africa and associate directors Rashaad Fortune and Andries Geertsema presented PwC's 2019 Global Consumer Insights Survey at the Peech Hotel in Johannesburg on 3 April...

    3 Apr 2019

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    Promoting African storytelling to the world with book app

    BookBeak is an app that connects African writers with the world's readers through storytelling...

    3 Apr 2019

    Congratulations to the 2019 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards winners! Katya Stead @katyalebeque (South Africa), @TheAlushula (Kenya) @BSarabetty (Morocco).
    Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism award winners

    Kenyan Journalist Patrick Alushula bags overall award, Pan African Journalist of the Year...

    2 Apr 2019

    Africa's potential as a global leader in the world's digital economy
    Africa's potential as a global leader in the world's digital economy

    African governments have a crucial role to play in taking the continent to the next stage in its digital evolution...

    1 Apr 2019

    Dove partners with Getty Images and Girlgaze and launches Project #ShowUs
    Dove partners with Getty Images and Girlgaze and launches Project #ShowUs

    Dove has taken action with Getty Images, Girlgaze and women around the world to create Project #ShowUs - the world's largest stock photo library created by women and non-binary individuals to shatter beauty stereotypes by showing women as they are, not as others believe they should be...

    28 Mar 2019

    Consumer demand at the forefront of African business priorities
    Consumer demand at the forefront of African business priorities

    There are interesting shifts in African manufacturer and retailer business priorities and a growing appreciation for the fact that no one-size-fits-all approach is enough to ensure ongoing success in sub-Saharan Africa...

    28 Mar 2019

    Mozambique rescue effort. Credit: 
IPSS Medical Rescue, South Africa.
    Poor coverage of floods in southern Africa? Blame the media bosses

    South African media has been criticised on social media for its initially superficial and underwhelming coverage of the massive floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi in the wake of the devastating Tropical Cyclone Idai...

    By Glenda Daniels 27 Mar 2019

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    Sports writers from around the world gather in Ghana

    The 6th Edition of the International Association of Sports Press (AIPS) Africa Congress will be held in Accra, Ghana...

    27 Mar 2019

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    New travel show for Vox Africa

    Vox Africa has launched a new travel show hosted by UK comedian Eddie Kadi...

    26 Mar 2019

    Ime Archibong, Facebook's vice president of product partnerships.
    Facebook to launch content Oversight Board

    Strengthening safety, encouraging free expression - these are Facebook's goals for a new content Oversight Board which it will workshop in Kenya next month...

    By Ime Archibong 26 Mar 2019

    Regional integration remains low, according to African Regional Integration Index. Credit: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
    More work needed on regional integration in Africa

    Regional integration remains low, according to African Regional Integration Index...

    25 Mar 2019

    (L-R) Zouhair Chorfi, Secretary general of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Morocco, newly elected Chair of the bureau of the committee of experts; HE Elsadig Bakheit Elfaki Abdalla, Chair of the outgoing bureau of the committee of experts; Vera songwe, Executive Secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Africa. Credit: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).
    Digital trade and the economy in Africa

    Policy, trade and the private sector in the digital era dominated debate at the Conference of African Ministers in Marrakesh...

    25 Mar 2019

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    UN journalism fellowship applications open

    Applications to 2019 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship now open...

    25 Mar 2019

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