Sony LIV, India's premium video-on-demand (VOD) service, has announced its strategic expansion into select countries in Africa and the Caribbean region.
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.
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.
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.
Augmented by the robust partnership with HFM (HF Markets), BBNaija beautifully articulates Nigeria’s heartbeat across various dimensions.
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, 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 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 invests in the Africa Conservation and Communities Tourism Fund to Support Ecotourism, Conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa
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 with pioneering immersive experiences and localization.
Spotify on Tuesday announced a new investment in Vibrate Space from its Creator Equity Fund to support emerging artists in Ghana.
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.
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.
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, according to the Who is Influencing Who? Unpacking Youth and Influence in Africa report.
Apparel Group aims to significantly expand Steve Madden’s footprint in the GCC, Africa, Türkiye, CIS countries and South Asia.
Création en Côte d’Ivoire de Dalia Hospitality, premier fonds d’investissement dédié au secteur du tourisme en Afrique et en Europe.
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.
The fund aims to accelerate development and increase the capacities of practitioners in the region
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.
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.
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.
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.
Creators are driving a revolution in digital commerce and culture – producing content that entertains, engages, and educates online communities in powerful new ways.
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
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.
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.
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 announced the opening of its fifth hotel in Morocco, and its second Radisson Blu Resort in Saidia.
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
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, 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 with exciting new openings and market entries across both business and leisure destinations
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 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
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, 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.
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.
Kenyan-based music streaming platform Mdundo signed a deal with the world’s leading music-based entertainment service provider Universal Music Group(UMG).
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
In partnership with chordCash, Digital Music and Commerce Exchange Limited (DMCE) announces the launch of a new product— Orin Fund.
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.
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 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
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 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, 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
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 unveiled its first ever music album titled Priceless® at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.
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 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.
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
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.
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 (UMG), the global player in music-based entertainment, announced the launch of Virgin Music Label & Artist Services in Africa.