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New streaming service to launch in Africa

Video compression technologies company V-Nova announced a new partnership with OTT TV company Simpestream to launch new streaming service MVMO...

9 Oct 2019

Establishing an Africa-based global destination image platform at Brand Summit Africa 2020
Establishing an Africa-based global destination image platform at Brand Summit Africa 2020

Brand Summit South Africa is excited to announce that 1-5 June 2020 has been dubbed "Brand Summit Week" in Cape Town, launching a pan-African theme in response to calls to expand the strategic reach of the event to embrace the entire African continent from 2020 onwards...

9 Oct 2019

Robyn Curnow, CNN.
Africa must step up to support its innovators

I've lost count of the number of times I've heard business leaders from outside Africa refer to the continent's enormous potential. It's a cliché, as well as a source of frustration for many Africans...

By Robyn Curnow 9 Oct 2019

Winner, filmmaker Tapiwa Gambura.
Telling real African stories

Over 200 entries were received from across the continent for the Discovery Real Stories partnership with the Jozi Film Festival and the winner was announced over the weekend...

9 Oct 2019

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Facebook expands fact-checking to further countries in Africa

Facebook expands its third-party fact-checking programme to 10 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa...

8 Oct 2019

Recreating narratives about Africa's economic and cultural significance
Recreating narratives about Africa's economic and cultural significance

Aliko Dangote $20m transformative donation to The African Center focused on Accelerating Change in Global Narratives about Africa in policy, business and culture...

8 Oct 2019

Africa is hell
Africa is hell

False. What you think is what you get...

By Ndeye Diagne, Issued by Kantar 8 Oct 2019

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One Club reveals ADC 99th Annual Awards jury chairs

The One Club for Creativity has revealed the creative leaders who will serve as jury chairs for 10 disciplines of the global ADC 99th Annual Awards...

8 Oct 2019

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3 ways sustainability and reputation are closely linked

Where does the corporate world stand in the fight against global warming?

Chris BischoffBy Chris Bischoff 8 Oct 2019

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Empowering women filmmakers in Africa

LADIMA FOUNDATION Announces Partnership with the Dortmund I Cologne International Women's Film Festival...

7 Oct 2019

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Playfre adds 2 new distribution services

Playfre, Africa's first music streaming platform, has launched a new service called SongRoute...

7 Oct 2019

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Nollywood stars pop-up channel

Africa Magic will release its Nollywood Stars pop-up channel for its DStv and GOtv viewers this October...

7 Oct 2019

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Africa is ripe for investment

Even though economic growth is slowing globally, technology innovation is unlocking unparalleled opportunities for countries all over the world, especially in Africa....

By Julien Fouriot 4 Oct 2019

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Digital citizenship: Bringing digital activism home

In light of the Cambridge Analytica data breach, we should all take a more active role in our online activities, writes digital content curator at Joe Public Connect, Grace Cooper...

Grace CooperBy Grace Cooper 4 Oct 2019

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African Women in Media Award finalists

Three journalists have been shortlisted to win the inaugural APO Group African Women in Media Award...

3 Oct 2019

Kantar announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q1 and Q2 2019
Kantar announces South Africa's Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q1 and Q2 2019

In first place for Q1 we see the hilarious Heineken "Unmissable" advert which demonstrates a common experience for many of us - it's when you're not looking that your team will score the goal!..

Issued by Kantar 3 Oct 2019

Know your business inside out with a Biz Office
Know your business inside out with a Biz Office

New expectations of transparency and authenticity in business means things like organisational purpose, brand stories, how your company does things, what it believes in and what it stands for, can all play a part in how your company sees itself and how it is seen by others...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Oct 2019

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Creating a shared vision for Africa

Dalberg partners with The Africa Centre and Africa Leadership Institute to launch the "Future Forum" in New York...

2 Oct 2019

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Wan-Ifra backs call for UN investigation into Jamal Khashoggi's murder

It's a been one year since the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey...

2 Oct 2019

TV leads ad investment for food and soft drinks while the rest shifts online - finds Warc
TV leads ad investment for food and soft drinks while the rest shifts online - finds Warc

According to Warc, television still has a stronghold on advertising investment for soft drinks and food...

2 Oct 2019

Judges for APO media award
Judges for APO media award

The jury for the inaugural APO Group African Women in Media Award is announced...

1 Oct 2019

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African economies with greatest potential for trade growth

African economies come first and third in the Standard Chartered Trade20 Index, which identifies the markets with the greatest potential for future trade growth...

1 Oct 2019

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Warc, Nielsen collaborate on newly-relaunched Warc Data

Warc has relaunched Warc Data...

1 Oct 2019

Associate Producer, AFRIMA, Adenrele Niyi.
AFRIMA hosted by AU in Nigeria 20-23 November

The African Union has announced that it will host the 6th AFRIMA music awards in Nigeria, 20-23 November 2019, under the theme, 'Feel Africa'...

1 Oct 2019

Kojo Annan.
Support Africa's agenda for transformation

Kojo Annan calls for global African community to unlock the potential offered by youth, Innovation and Leadership...

30 Sep 2019

Solomon Serwanjja.
BBC Komla Dumor award for Ugandan journalist

Ugandan TV presenter Solomon Serwanjja wins fifth BBC World News Komla Dumor Award...

30 Sep 2019

How A+E Networks Africa is building on its local content strategy
How A+E Networks Africa is building on its local content strategy

We speak to managing director for the A+E Networks Africa's EMEA territories, Dean Possenniskie, who is responsible for overseeing and growing the channel's content distribution and digital media businesses across the UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa...

Juanita PienaarBy Juanita Pienaar 27 Sep 2019

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Connecting Africa using television white space

White space is the name used to describe unused broadcasting frequencies in the wireless spectrum...

27 Sep 2019

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Africa's startups invited to London accelerator

Facebook Accelerator London opens to African companies for the first time...

27 Sep 2019

United Nations SDG publication released this week.
United Nations sounds warning on achieving SDGs

Young Africans will "produce the magic" says AU chief, as the UN sounds warning on Sustainable Development Goals...

27 Sep 2019

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