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Sony LIV expands global presence, announces foray in Africa and the Caribbean region
04-10-2023 | 08:05:00
Sony LIV, India's premium video-on-demand (VOD) service, has announced its strategic expansion into select countries in Africa and the Caribbean region.
Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson, joins top YouTube MCN, Age Africa
21-09-2023 | 12:53:00
Yvonne Nelson is the latest signee of Age Africa Agency, the top multi-channel network for YouTube creators, brands, publishers and artists in Africa responsible for the growth and management of YouTube channels.
[Interview] Yvonne Nelson, Actress and Entrepreneur, Ghana
21-09-2023 | 12:28:00
Yvonne Nelson is a renowned Ghanaian actress and producer who has led a life filled with significant moments that illuminate her remarkable characteristics as a human being. Africa Business Communities interviews with her.
[Ghana] Actress Yvonne Nelson relaunches Heels & Sneakers TV series on YouTube
21-09-2023 | 12:08:00
After seven years of launching the Heels and Sneakers drama series on TV, actress Yvonne Nelson’s YN Productions has relaunched the series on YouTube with a captivating plot twist.
Nigeria's captivating canvas: The interplay of "Big Brother Naija" and HFM's influence
28-08-2023 | 10:30:00
Augmented by the robust partnership with HFM (HF Markets), BBNaija beautifully articulates Nigeria’s heartbeat across various dimensions.
TCL Dubai crowned electronics Company of the Year at 2023 International Business Awards
25-08-2023 | 09:20:00
TCL, the global top 2 TV brand and top 1 98-inch TV brand, has clinched the illustrious Gold Stevie Award for Large Electronics Company of the Year at the 20th International Business Awards
HomeBoyz Entertainment shares begin trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange
28-06-2023 | 16:03:00
HomeBoyz Entertainment, a media, experiential marketing, entertainment and events management solutions provider in Kenya, has successfully commenced trading of its shares at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE).
TCL launches its new C645 QLED TVs for exceptional colour performance and endless entertainment
26-06-2023 | 08:00:00
TCL Electronics (1070.HK), the global top 2 TV brand and top 1 98-inch TV brand, has recently revealed its new TCL 4K QLED TV C645 .
IFC to invest in the Africa Conservation and Communities Tourism Fund (ACCT Fund)
31-05-2023 | 10:24:47
IFC invests in the Africa Conservation and Communities Tourism Fund to Support Ecotourism, Conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa
Boomplay announces new ad options across African markets
19-04-2023 | 11:27:28
Africa-facing music streaming and download platform, Boomplay has officially announced the roll-out of its partnership product offerings, allowing artists, brands and potential advertisers to optimize towards more precise exposure and visibility.
Radisson Hotel Group enters next phase of digital transformation
17-04-2023 | 12:18:50
Radisson Hotel Group enters next phase of digital transformation with pioneering immersive experiences and localization.
[Ghana] Spotify invests in community recording studio Vibrate Space
30-03-2023 | 13:31:48
Spotify on Tuesday announced a new investment in Vibrate Space from its Creator Equity Fund to support emerging artists in Ghana.
Visit Rwanda signed a new deal
27-03-2023 | 13:53:30
The Rwanda Development Board (RDB), through the Visit Rwanda campaign signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Veteran Clubs World Championship where Rwanda will host the next three editions of the football tournament.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino re-elected by acclamation at historic FIFA Congress
20-03-2023 | 08:55:46
Gianni Infantino will serve a second term as FIFA President after being re-elected unopposed to lead global football’s governing body for another four years, during the 73rd FIFA Congress in Kigali, Rwanda.
[ChatGPT Biography] Jason Njoku, Founder iROKOtv
14-03-2023 | 14:57:01
Artificial Intelligence is taking the world by storm. As an experiment, Africa Business Communities is publishing a series of 100 biographies of the most successful entrepreneurs in Africa. We only ask the questions and let ChatGPT write.
Pop culture is the biggest influencer of African youth, report
06-02-2023 | 09:19:00
Pop culture is the biggest influencer of African youth, according to the Who is Influencing Who? Unpacking Youth and Influence in Africa report.
Apparel Group to announces joint venture with Steve Madden to expand its global presence
01-02-2023 | 12:26:12
Apparel Group aims to significantly expand Steve Madden’s footprint in the GCC, Africa, Türkiye, CIS countries and South Asia.
Dalia Hospitality, Nouvel investisseur pour l’hospitality en Afrique
30-01-2023 | 13:36:00
Création en Côte d’Ivoire de Dalia Hospitality, premier fonds d’investissement dédié au secteur du tourisme en Afrique et en Europe.
Kasada va developper un combo hotelier adjacent au plus grand projet de developpement
26-01-2023 | 14:27:52
Ce nouveau complexe constituera un nouveau centre urbain et un pôle d’attraction local avec un impact significatif sur le dynamisme de ce quartier en plein développement.
Music In Africa Foundation and Goethe-Institut for the development of African creative Industry
11-01-2023 | 20:53:22
The fund aims to accelerate development and increase the capacities of practitioners in the region
Radisson Hotel Group opens first Zambian resort near Victoria Falls
05-01-2023 | 11:35:00
Radisson Hotel Group to announce the opening of Radisson Blu Mosi-oa-Tunya Livingstone Resort, Zambia and is a key step towards its goal of reaching 150 hotels in operation and under development in Africa by 2025.
Telecoming with MTN Group to monetize digital services in 21 African countries
04-01-2023 | 08:56:30
This is the second major global agreement that Telecoming have signed with a telco group, following the one reached in 2019, also for the distribution and monetization of entertainment and sports services.
Afreximbank doubles funding facility for creative and cultural industries to $1 billion
30-11-2022 | 06:31:55
In 2020, Afreximbank introduced a dedicated US$500 million facility to support Africa's creative and cultural industry as part of its wider CANEX programme.
UNDP and Magic Carpet Studios to launch Magic Lab Bootcamp for young West and Central African Innovators.
10-11-2022 | 07:37:40
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with leading Nigerian animation studio, Magic Carpet Studios announced the upcoming launch of the visual animation training for 30 young West and Central African Innovators in Lagos, Nigeria.
Visa Programme unlocks new opportunities in the creator economy
19-10-2022 | 08:51:40
Creators are driving a revolution in digital commerce and culture – producing content that entertains, engages, and educates online communities in powerful new ways.
Les véhicules électriques débarquent dans le transport en commun au Cameroun
26-09-2022 | 14:24:00
Baptisés « Greenrides », ces véhicules disposant d’une batterie rechargeable sur une borne alimentée à l’énergie solaire, et jouissant d’une autonomie de 250 km une fois chargés à 100%, font essentiellement des courses, dont le prix est identique à celui de la course à bord de véhicules ordinaires, apprend-on.
Meta launches ‘Creators of Tomorrow’ campaign celebrating emerging talents from across Sub-Saharan Africa
06-09-2022 | 13:09:51
Meta has announced the launch of 'Creators of Tomorrow', a new campaign that celebrates emerging talents from around the world who are inspiring a new movement of creative content online.
[Nigeria] BoomKit builds platform to manage African artists
05-09-2022 | 15:01:00
Through a digital distribution and career management app, BoomKit is offering production, distribution and monetization tools for creatives, who are allowed to maintain 100% ownership of their works.
African Space and Satellite Industry now valued at USD 19.49 Billion
22-08-2022 | 12:59:31
The African space economy in 2021 is valued at USD 19.49 billion and is projected to grow by 16.16% to USD 22.64 billion by 2026. The industry employs over 19,000 people across the continent.
Radisson Hotel Group expands its Moroccan portfolio with a new resort in the “Blue Pearl” region
18-08-2022 | 11:54:00
Radisson Hotel Group announced the opening of its fifth hotel in Morocco, and its second Radisson Blu Resort in Saidia.
USD 250 Billion to tackle barriers to investment in Africa’s climate finance needs
15-08-2022 | 11:18:00
Innovative finance is essential to tackle barriers to investment in Africa’s climate finance needs – at an average investment of USD 250 billion annually from 2020 to 2030
Les tout premiers responsables nommés à la tête du Centre d’échange de contenus de l’UAR à Alger
09-08-2022 | 17:09:00
C’est une équipe de journalistes et d’ingénieurs rompus à la tâche qui s’apprête à prendre les rênes du tout nouveau Centre d’échange de contenus de l’Uar , à Alger.
KFC Africa partners with Serge Ibaka to empower youth through basketball
05-08-2022 | 08:32:00
KFC Africa, the most loved fast-food brand in 23 markets across the continent, is partnering with Serge Ibaka, of the Milwaukee Bucks, to enable and uplift the continent’s youth and communities, whilst growing grass-roots basketball.
Radisson Hotel Group surpasses half-year growth target in Africa
04-08-2022 | 09:48:09
Radisson Hotel Group surpasses half-year growth target in Africa with exciting new openings and market entries across both business and leisure destinations
ANOCA sign partnership to help growth of Canoe Sports in Africa
29-07-2022 | 09:33:31
The International Canoe Federation and the Association of National Olympic Committees of Africa (ANOCA) have signed an agreement on Thursday which will pave the way for future development of canoeing on the continent.
Nigerian telecom operator 9mobile launches 9TV
21-07-2022 | 13:07:00
Nigerian telecom operator 9mobile has launched the 9TV platform for customers with prepaid and hybrid subscriptions to watch their favourite films television shows, children's entertainment and live events on the go.
Canon launches “Capture the action” photography competition to encourage photographers in the continent
19-07-2022 | 17:05:00
Canon, a pioneer of innovative imaging products, announces its latest photography competition – ‘Capture the Action’ – for upcoming photographers in Africa in collaboration with Pan African Visions – one of the leading media outlets in African continent.
Mukuru expands services and unlocks value for Africans with new campaign
14-07-2022 | 17:25:42
Mukuru, a leading next generation financial services platform in Southern Africa, launched a new campaign following the announcement of a series of sponsorships, including English Premier League side Crystal Palace and Springbok legend Tendai “The Beast” Mtawarira.
MultiChoice training investment, a massive boost for African TV
14-07-2022 | 17:20:04
A new training initiative is set to revolutionise the African TV sector, taking industry skills to a new level and boosting the quality of content for audiences across the continent.
Mdundo signs music distribution partnership with Universal Music Group
11-07-2022 | 13:39:00
Kenyan-based music streaming platform Mdundo signed a deal with the world’s leading music-based entertainment service provider Universal Music Group(UMG).
GlobalCorp launches “Ollin for Lifestyle Finance” in the Egyptian Market
11-07-2022 | 08:10:00
GlobalCorp a leading non-banking financial institution in Egypt, announces the launch of its new B2C platform for lifestyle financing under the brand name ‘Ollin’.
Digital Music and Commerce Exchange Limited (DMCE) secures every African artiste’s future with new product
11-07-2022 | 07:58:00
In partnership with chordCash, Digital Music and Commerce Exchange Limited (DMCE) announces the launch of a new product— Orin Fund.
Mdundo, Universal Music Group announce licensing agreement for key African markets
08-07-2022 | 15:05:00
Mdundo.com, one of Africa's music services provider, announced it has reached an agreement with Universal Music Group (UMG), the multinational music-based entertainment company, to license the service across key African territories.
YouTube Shorts celebrates one year in the Middle East & North Africa
07-07-2022 | 17:09:02
One year ago, YouTube introduced Shorts in the Middle East & North Africa to further our mission to give everyone a voice and help creators grow their audiences and be inspired by new video formats.
Canal+ Group acquires Rwandan studio Zacu Entertainment
06-07-2022 | 17:09:39
CANAL+ Group announces the acquisition of ZACU Entertainment, a major player in the production and distribution of content in Rwanda.
Meta lance sa Bande Dessinée et sa Campagne Educative #NoFalseNewsZone à travers l'Afrique Francophone
06-07-2022 | 09:46:00
Suite au lancement et au déploiement réussi au Nigéria et au Ghana, Meta (ex Facebook) a lancé son édition spéciale francophone de sa bande dessinée #NoFalseNewsZone au Sénégal.
Anghami acquires live events and concerts company Spotlight
04-07-2022 | 10:18:31
Anghami Inc., the leading music and entertainment streaming platform in the Middle East and North Africa, has announced the acquisition of Spotlight Events, an events and concert company specialized in managing and executing live events and concerts in the region.
Eni Rovuma Basin hands over school infrastructures at Cidadela das Crianças Primary School
04-07-2022 | 08:26:00
Eni Rovuma Basin, on behalf of the Area 4 partners and together with ADPP, has inaugurated a school sports infrastructures at the Cidadela das Crianças community primary school in Maputo.
Mastercard signs MoU with Saudi Esports Federation to promote the Kingdom’s billion-dollar gaming industry
24-06-2022 | 09:42:00
Mastercard and the Saudi Esports Federation (SEF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help promote the Kingdom’s billion-dollar gaming industry.
Mastercard launches its first-ever music album: Priceless®
24-06-2022 | 09:37:00
Mastercard unveiled its first ever music album titled Priceless® at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.
Audiomack signs licensing agreement with Universal Music Group to expand global footprint in Africa
22-06-2022 | 15:47:00
Audiomack and Universal Music Group (UMG), announced a new licensing agreement to make UMG content available to Audiomack subscribers across Africa, the United Kingdom & Canada.
Canon Central & North Africa to foster & fortify the spirit of filmmaking across Africa
20-06-2022 | 11:28:58
Canon Central and North Africa announced its alliance with Multichoice Talent Factory (MTF) to promote the creative art of filmmaking through a series of workshops and trainings for the 2021/22 MTF cohort of students.
Entourage sets its eyes on Egypt expansion
19-06-2022 | 19:49:33
Celebrating the successes of the past year with a massive Expo 2020 Dubai participation and multiple big-ticket events and campaigns in the region, entourage is setting foot in the heart of creativity and media, the gateway to North Africa – Egypt.
Boomplay ouvre ses portes en Côte d'Ivoire pour accroître la notoriété des artistes et la diffusion de la musique
10-06-2022 | 10:16:00
Boomplay a ouvert ses bureaux en Côte d'Ivoire, pour améliorer le secteur et aider les artistes ivoiriens à toucher un public plus large à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur du continent.
Boomplay launches in Côte d'Ivoire
09-06-2022 | 16:16:48
Music streaming app Boomplay has opened its Côte d’Ivoire office to enhance music streaming and help Ivorian artists reach a broader audience within and outside the continent.
Universal Music Group launches Virgin Music Label and Artist Services in Africa
08-06-2022 | 15:10:00
Universal Music Group (UMG), the global player in music-based entertainment, announced the launch of Virgin Music Label & Artist Services in Africa.