Tanzania continues to enjoy the robust growth of the gaming industry in the recent past with the government having now pocketed $11 million in the 2015/2016 fiscal year compared to $7 billion the previous year.
So I was talking to someone who's really good at internet marketing and she was telling me that some people in my industry buy followers on social media, and how that's a really dumb thing to do.
Africa is a continent experiencing explosive growth in mobile penetration and usage, driven by the decreasing cost of smartphones / tablets and data. This has driven rapid increases in mobile video consumption.
ShowMax, an internet-based subscription video on demand service, has announced that it is now connected to NAPAfrica Johannesburg, the largest Internet exchange point (IXP) in Africa.
Huawei signed music cooperation contracts with global and local music vendors during the Huawei Southern Africa Partner Summit held at the Huawei Innovation & Experience Center in Johannesburg.
Econet Media’s Kwesé and ESPN today announced a groundbreaking media collaboration in Africa. The deal will deliver the most comprehensive sports coverage in Africa, offering a wide range of sports and thousands of hours of programming.
Joe Vision Productions (JVP) yesterday launched the Namibia Film Shop in Windhoek, at the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre. As one of the premier film production companies in Namibia, films, documentaries and short stories are their passion.
As part of its continued expansion, Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP), Ringier Africa’s publishing company, will work with Kenya’s top entertainment website Ghafla.
ROK, the award-winning Nigerian film studio and entertainment brand, will launch across Africa on the DStv platform on 1 November 2016.
Guaranty Trust Bank last week announced the debut of the GTBank Fashion Weekend, set to hold on the 12th and 13th of November 2016, at the GTCentre, Oniru, Victoria Island.
Tony Elumelu Foundation and Ministry of Information and Culture sign MOU to develop Nigerian Creative Industries
At the National Theatre in Iganmu, Surulere, The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) today signed an MOU with the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture for the development of Nigeria’s creative industries.
First Bank of Nigeria in partnership with Ebony Life TV, Africa’s first Global Black entertainment and lifestyle network has launched a filmmaking reality TV show titled FirstStars.
ShowMax has launched a two-tier service for watching TV shows and movies via the internet. This is a first-of-its-kind video concept that directly addresses the needs of Kenyan internet TV consumers.
Trace TV has announced the acquisition of pan-African VOD service Buni.tv, in preparation for the launch of its own VOD platform Trace Play, slated for later this year.
Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have extended their sponsorship of the Seychelles International Carnival of Victoria for the third consecutive year.
RTL Group's new entertainment channel aimed at German speakers and ex-pats around the world has been launched in Southern Africa.
Paul Oghoghorie is founder and promoter of Nigerian music platform, TopNaijaMusic.com. He is also prominent in the Nigerian fashion industry as founder of Top Naija Models, a company that organizes frequent competitions for aspiring male and female models in Nigeria.
Minister of Culture Khadija Hamdi and her South African counterpart Nathi Mthethwa signed, Sunday at the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture, agreements of cooperation in the field of culture.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s most valuable bank brand through its First@arts initiative has partnered the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) in hosting the COSON Week 2015.
"The line between traditional media and digital media is blurred - consumers want more flexibility and freedom in how they consume content."
The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has restated its commitment to the growth and development of the African movie industry by supporting the making of ’93 days’, an inspirational movie on Ebola as it happened in Nigeria.
Air Seychelles and the Seychelles Tourism Board have teamed up to support the filming of Rocky Handsome, a Bollywood action thriller that features scenes shot on location in Seychelles.
In March 2014, Nescafé launched a youth entrepreneurship initiative across Central and West Africa. With its Get Started Africa truck tour, Nescafé aimed at encouraging the youth to change the status quo and unleashing their creativity.
Eutelsat Communications and Spacecom has announced the signature of a partnership agreement that will drive expansion of digital entertainment services at one of Africa’s fastest-growing video neighbourhoods.
The application economy has arrived, and with it, immense business opportunity for Africa. This is according to Gary Lawrence, MD, CA Southern Africa, ...
Tigo Ghana has launched Tigo Music and a partnership with Deezer, the international music streaming service that will provide Ghanaians with unlimited ...