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Epica Awards announces new website and ad campaign

The Epica Awards has announced a new advertising campaign from Hecho Studios Amsterdam and revealed its brand new website, designed by Lithuanian studio and former Epica winners Godspeed Branding.

3 hours ago

Dentsu Aegis Network pioneers the media industry - Launching the first SME incubator in Africa out of Kenya!
Dentsu Aegis Network pioneers the media industry - Launching the first SME incubator in Africa out of Kenya!

Dentsu Aegis Network currently hold the rank as the fastest growing media agency in the country, demonstrating their pioneering spirit yet again through the launch of the groups newest global agency, Vizeum.

Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 2 days ago

Anouk Sijmonsma explains what PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa is all about
Anouk Sijmonsma explains what PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa is all about

- Anouk Sijmonsma is the Produce Marketing Association's (PMA's) regional vice president for Asia, Africa, Europe and Australia/New Zealand.

Issued by Produce Marketing Association 3 days ago

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Data costs are preventing African consumers from taking full advantage of the crypto economy

Cryptocurrencies offer a financial lifeline to people excluded from the formal financial economy and to those living in oppressive political or economic regimes. Digital private currencies allow individuals to move their money across national borders with minimal interference from confiscatory states.

By Bronwyn Williams 20 Jun 2019

Jury for Global Young Guns 17 announced
Jury for Global Young Guns 17 announced

The One Club for Creativity has announced the jury for the Young Guns 17 program, celebrating international creative professionals age 30 or younger.

20 Jun 2019

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Media continues to tell the 'Forbidden Stories'

The Namibian and 14 media organisations around the world have partnered with Forbidden Stories - a non-profit project founded by the Freedom Voices Network investigative newsroom - to launch Green Blood: a series of stories which detail the deliberate silencing of journalists in various parts of the world.

19 Jun 2019

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Infront Media secures Olympics TV rights in Africa

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Olympic movement's governing body, has inked a six-year contract with international sports rights agency Infront Media for the sub-Saharan Africa area.

19 Jun 2019

Global Out of Home Media 'goes green' with solar site in Cameroon
Global Out of Home Media 'goes green' with solar site in Cameroon

Global Out of Home Media has launched a number of initiatives in its drive toward reducing its carbon footprint and supporting its environmentally-responsible stance. Within this approach, the company recently unveiled the first of its solar-powered gantry billboards in Cameroon's largest city and economic capital, Douala.

Issued by Provantage Media Group 18 Jun 2019

Digital Impact Awards Africa.
Digital Impact Awards Africa entries open

Under the theme, Include Everyone, Digital Impact Awards Africa is a platform that promotes digital inclusion, financial inclusion and cybersecurity. The Awards seek to recognise, celebrate and appreciate the different individuals and organisations that are spearheading the use of digital mediums to better serve their communities in Africa.

18 Jun 2019

Dr Corrin Varady, CEO of IDEA Digital Education.
How South African businesses are making it in Africa

South African disruptors and innovative businesses are using technology, among other innovations, to expand into territories in Africa previously fraught with countless barriers to entry. They are acting local, but thinking global.

18 Jun 2019

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Steps to regional integration for Africa's prosperity

The African Development Bank Annual Meetings concluded with consensus on ways to fast-track regional integration towards a new phase in African prosperity. Around 2,000 delegates gathered in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, to discuss regional integration after the milestone African Continental Free Area (AfCFTA) was endorsed earlier this year.

17 Jun 2019

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina.
'To integrate Africa, bring down the walls'

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina urged African governments to work toward the elimination of non-tariff barriers at the 2019 African Development Bank Annual Meetings Open session last week.

17 Jun 2019

Who will take home this year's Cannes Lions Glass: The Lion for Change awards?
#FairnessFirst: #CannesLions2019 roars for gender equality

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity is officially underway, with awards being announced nightly from 17 to 21 June 2019. But keep your eyes peeled until the end, as The Glass Lion for Change, announced in the final ceremony of the week, is one of the most hotly contested awards - here's why we're hoping to see Caster Semenya and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka shine.

By Leigh Andrews 17 Jun 2019