Nigerians find their happy place
Nigerians find their happy place

Consumer Confidence increases by 9 points to 126 in Q1'19 - the highest level in three years!

Issued by Nielsen 6 hours ago

New report reveals customers want security, service and localised experiences
New report reveals customers want security, service and localised experiences

According to a new CMO Council's report, Reshaping Global Engagement Operations, today's customer is seeking security, service and localised experiences based on local language and culture.

6 hours ago

RTE Broadcaster of the Year, Tom McGuire, head of RTÉ Radio. Image supplied.
2019 NYF Radio Awards: Winners announced!

The New York Festivals Radio Awards has announced its 2019 winners.

13 hours ago

This year’s jury president is Fiona Rogers, chief operating officer of Magnum Photos. Image source: .
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.

1 day 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 21 Jun 2019

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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

How Twitter has been used in Cameroon's Anglophone crisis
How Twitter has been used in Cameroon's Anglophone crisis

Over the past two years conflict has escalated in North West and South West Cameroon. Cameroon is a bilingual country (English and French) and these two regions are the country's English-speaking areas. The conflict started when lawyers and teachers held strikes over the increasing use of French in English courts and schools.

By Julius T. Nganji and Lynn Cockburn 18 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