Spotcovery, serving as a bridge between African Americans and Africans, launches optimization tool on site
Spotcovery, the innovative media platform that connects descendants of the African continent while promoting culture, creativity, entrepreneurship and economic growth, has launched the Slickstream optimization tool on its website.
About 16 million pay TV subscribers will be added in Africa between 2022 and 2028 to take the total to 57 million. This is according to the latest report by Research and markets.
South Africa’s Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) has introduced a new clause to the country’s Code of Advertising Practice detailing how crypto products should be dealt with.
African Stream, a newly created social-media platform with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya brands itself as a tool that seeks to challenge negative stereotypes and give a voice to Africans through cutting-edge, African-centered content.
Sama, Facebook's largest content moderator has discontinued its services for the social media company. Following this shift, Sama will release about 3% of its workforce, most of them from its moderation hub in Nairobi.
MTN, in partnership with ayoba, Africa’s Super App, has reached an exciting 20 million monthly active users in December 2022.
Afrobarometer has received $1.1 million in institutional funding from the Open Society Foundations (OSF), the grant will enhance Afrobarometer’s positive research work undertaken across the continent for the past 20 years.
CANAL +,AFD et l’association Convergence pour intensifier la formation des acteurs de l’audiovisuel en Afrique
Canal Plus One, l’association Convergence et l’AFD ont signé un accord de partenariat pour intensifier la formation et l’insertion professionnelles des acteurs de l’audiovisuel en Afrique.
La Fondation AW Free et FactSpace West Africa forment des journalistes togolais à la vérification des faits.
Les journalistes ont été guidés à travers les processus de vérification des faits, notamment l'identification des affirmations, la vérification des informations, la présentation des faits, la diversification des sources et l'élaboration de rapports de vérification des faits, entre autres.
Hisense, the global home appliance and consumer electronics brand, has announced the opening of its first B2B showroom in South Africa.
The journalists were taken through the fact-checking processes including identifying claims; verification of information; presentation of facts; diversification of sources and putting together fact-check reports among others.
Un coup de pouce de plusieurs millions de dollars pour les petites entreprises alors que de nouveaux pays africains rejoignent le programme MultiChoice Africa Accelerator.
A study by Mozilla Foundation has revealed that social media platforms Facebook, TikTok and Twitter performed poorly in their efforts to stop the spread of misinformation during the Kenyan 2022 elections.
Ismail is among the speakers at The YouTube Creators Festival, a three-day convention that will bring all content creators across the region to engage, educate and inspire in the global YouTube community.
The African music industry has grown in leaps and bounds over the past few years due to a variety of factors, including collaborations with local and international artists, music streaming, and social media.
Airtel Africa a été nommé fournisseur des services de connectivité Internet par satellite à haut débit et à faible latence de OneWeb pour les gouvernements et les entreprises du continent africain.
Investing in African Mining Indaba the world's largest gathering of the most influential stakeholders in the African mining industry, is gearing up to again deliver a record-breaking event that will facilitate greater investment into African mining.
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.
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has announced a historic lending arrangement to Botswana, in the form of a three-year Country Programme of up to US$1.5 billion(on a net basis), with funding for up to seven years for eligible transactions.
Afreximbank signs deal with Silverbird Entertainment for the construction of a world class film and studio complex in Nigeria.
Meta, Facebook’s parent company has announced that all Facebook ads in Kenya will be subject to value-added tax (VAT) VAT beginning this November.
Sanlam and MTN Group announced the strategic alliance to market and distribute insurance and investment products across Africa.
MTN Group has announced that the network will host an Africa-first virtual concert on 30 November 2022 in Ubuntuland, Africa’s metaverse.
Eutelsat, Sentech, France24, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, AFP to attend broadcasters convention in Kigali
Themed: ‘Digital Broadcasting – Promoting Our Values And Enriching Our Lives”, the convention had participants discussing and taking essential decisions on content, infrastructure and investment for broadcasting in the converged digital space.
Spotify has announced a first-of-its-kind podcast initiative on the continent, the Africa Podcast Fund, with the goal of supporting podcasters and further amplifying their stories
Creators are driving a revolution in digital commerce and culture – producing content that entertains, engages, and educates online communities in powerful new ways.
MultiChoice collaborates withThe Earthshot Prize to spotlight African solutions addressing climate crisis
The Earthshot Prize aims to find scalable solutions to address the world’s biggest environmental problems and repair the planet over the next 10 years.
With Prime Video Mobile Edition, customers benefit from Prime Video’s full catalogue of thousands of movies and TV series and Amazon Originals on a single mobile device The Prime Video app allows for streaming and downloading of content in standard definition.
Member States elect governance body for UN specialized agency and global custodians of radio spectrum.
Canon Central and North Africa on Thursday announced the launch of a virtual film school to provide filmmakers with a dynamic, interactive, and engaging educational platform.
Subscriber’s enrolled to the StarTimes pay television platform are set to enjoy enhanced content offering following the broadcaster’s review of key programs available on the pay television platform.
The partnership agreement, described by both parties as mutually beneficial, will see the GFA and AfricaWeb share ideas and compelling content intended to serve Ghanaians home and abroad in the best possible way.
TechPR Nigeria, a Public Relations and Communications firm, has announced the appointment of Felicia Omari Ochelle as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
[Kenya] Showmax and Vision Plus partner to offer customers three months of streaming upon purchase of Vision Smart TVs
Showmax and Vision Plus have partnered to give customers who buy a Vision Plus smart TV three months of Showmax. This deal is valid for the next two years, from September 2022.
Ecobank Group and AMA Academy will work together to develop customised fintech training modules for business, finance, and tech journalists across the continent. Modules will be available in two languages: English and French.
Nixon Kanali is a Kenyan-based tech journalist, blogger and digital influencer. Since 2014 he has been running TechTrendsKE, a platform that highlights developments and trends in the tech space.
C. Moore Media International Public Relations (CMM), a boutique independent PR agency specializing in the U.S., UK and African markets, has joined Allison+Partners.
According to GSMA ,495 million people subscribed to mobile services in Sub-Saharan Africa, representing 46% of the region’s population – an increase of almost 20 million on 2019. With the number continue to go high, how business owners can use this opportunity to reach more customers? are you aware of the language used in mobile marketing?
Ad-tech company Hivestack announced a partnership with media and marketing communications agency PHD Media. This partnership enables PHD to integrate programmatic DOOH into the omnichannel strategies of their customers' brands.
African Business Roundtable et Afreximbank concluent deuxième webinaire de la série sur la préparation des projets
L'African Business Roundtable (ABR) et la Banque africaine d'importation et d'exportation (Afreximbank) se sont réunies la semaine dernière dans le cadre d'un projet bien exécuté qui est une passion pour les deux organisations - faire aboutir des projets commerciaux.
The African Business Roundtable (ABR) and the African Import Export Bank (Afreximbank) came together last week in a well executed endeavor that is a passion of both organizations - bringing business projects to fruition.
Meta and Facebook’s African contractor Sama have confirmed they do not plan to pursue a gag order against Daniel Motaung.
ICT CS Joe Mucheru dismissed threats by the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) to shut down Facebook ahead of the Kenyan August 9 General Election.
Hivestack launches programmatic Digital Out of Home (DOOH) marketplace in South Africa, inks partnership with Xaxis
Xaxis South Africa has announced it’s partnership with Hivestack, the world’s programmatic digital out of home (DOOH) ad tech company, to drive the future of OOH, forming a truly programmatic DOOH solution in the South Africa market.
Meta’s investments and work around the Kenya General Elections include removing harmful content to keep users on the platform safe and reducing problematic content across Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger.
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.
TikTok has launched product features and completed in-market activities to support its vision to help its community access factual and authoritative information about the Kenyan general elections ahead of 9 August.
The Nielsen Identity System powering Digital Ad Ratings addresses advertising waste and helps enable advertisers and publishers to measure reach and frequency of their audiences with confidence knowing that when a digital ad is viewed, demographics are deduplicated across mobile and PC platforms.
The Africa Narrative (TAN), a non-profit focused on supporting African creatives launches the AfroCreatives WikiProject, funded by the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that supports Wikipedia and other free knowledge projects.
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.
Meta announced that it has built and open-sourced ‘No Language Left Behind’ NLLB-200, a single AI model that is the first to translate across 200 different languages, including 55 African languages.
CANAL+ Group announces the acquisition of ZACU Entertainment, a major player in the production and distribution of content in Rwanda.
L'African Business Roundtable a choisi la maison de médias Africa Influencer Agency pour être responsable de ses campagnes marketing et médiatiques.
The African Business Roundtable has chosen media house Africa Influencer Agency to be responsible for its marketing and media campaigns.
Showmax has announced revamped prices of its mobile subscriptions bought and paid for via M-PESA. This will see customers enjoy lower prices on two Safaricom mobile data packages that come bundled with a 30-day Showmax Mobile subscription.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appointed Reuben Muoka, a journalist and consummate public relations practitioner, as the new Director of Public Affairs (DPA).
Intertrust announced that the Africa Content Marketplace (ACOMART) will use Intertrust's ExpressPlay DRM cloud service to help protect Afrostream, ACOMART's Pan-African over-the-top (OTT) subscription video-on-demand (VOD) service.
“MOUNT PR” signed a MoU with “Rowad 2030”, a project of the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, to support start-up companies and entrepreneurs through “Start-up Clinics”.
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.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies renouvelle le contrat d'APO Group en tant qu'agence de relations publiques panafricaine
APO Group a le plaisir d'annoncer le renouvellement de son contrat avec Cassava Technologies et Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid), un groupe technologique panafricain de premier plan.
APO Group is delighted to announce the renewal of its contract with Cassava Technologies and Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid), a leading Pan-African technology group.
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.
WhatsApp has announced the launch of the WhatsAppreneurs campaign, profiling small entrepreneurs from Africa who are using the WhatsApp Business app to grow their business and reach more customers.
News24 has for the fourth consecutive year been named as South Africa’s most trusted news source, according to the 2022 Digital News Report by the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at the University of Oxford.
Financial inclusion, having access to services like bank accounts, credit, savings, loans, and insurance – is still a major barrier to economic growth and reducing poverty across Africa.
Meta has appointed Kendi Ntwiga, a distinguished leader in the ICT Global Head of Misrepresentation. Ntwiga is the Former Country Leader at Microsoft Kenya, a position she relinquished in April 2022.
Huawei working in partnership with the Ministry of Tourism, Safaricom and the China Media Group brought the Amboseli National Park to the homes of Kenyans using a solar-powered network platform as part of national efforts to boost wildlife conservation.
Content streaming platform Ckrowd has announced a new partnership with KAM Africa to provide Live and OnDemand content monetisation opportunities for content creators. KAM Africa is one of the continent’s most renowned brand and management agencies.
Canon Central and North Africa announced its long-awaited R-tour’s commencement in Kenya that will witness the launch of two of its revolutionary products EOS R3 and EOS R5 C.
Grégoire Ndjaka is the new Chief Executive Officer of the African Union of Broadcasting (AUB), re-elected by Members of the Executive Council, in the sidelines of the Union’s 13th General Assembly, in Dakar.
Disney+ has finally unveiled an extensive sneak peek at the line-up for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
beIN MEDIA GROUP and Microsoft have reinforced their commitment to transform the media sector and reinvent the broadcast experience by signing a MoU that furthers their longstanding partnership.
CamerounWeb is the first news site most visited in Cameroon, far ahead of its competitors who do not appear in the Top 20 published in the report.
We Are Social et Hootsuite ont publié le tout nouveau rapport sur l’utilisation d’Internet dans le Monde révèle que CamerounWeb demeure le site d’information le plus visité au Cameroun.
Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has announced revamped content offering across its local and Bollywood content giving viewers wider variety across its entertainment content genre.
A modern media company would likely use a combination of broadcast media, social media, written content, video clips, as well as animation and physical activations to share content and market their brand.
The Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) prize competition has expanded its ecosystem of partners and judges for its 4th edition.
APO Group is delighted to announce that it has won a prestigious PRovoke Africa SABRE Award for the public relations campaign around the Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) Prize Competition.
Disney+, the streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, launches in South Africa.
Rand Merchant Bank, RMB, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, has launched an appealing new brand campaign that speaks to the bank’s ability to deliver on seemingly disparate objectives.
African Media Agency announced its partnership with Africa’s most important conduits of investment into Africa, AFSIC – Investing in Africa.
With more and more businesses moving into the e-commerce space, it's increasingly becoming essential to curve a way for your online business to stand out and thrive among competitors.
Les marques de distributeurs et les emballages personnalisés essentiels pour redéfinir la perception des marques "Made in Africa".
Les biens et produits fabriqués en Afrique sont souvent perçus comme étant de qualité inférieure à ceux d'autres pays. Redéfinir cette image est essentiel pour accroître la compétitivité des fournisseurs africains, tant au niveau local qu'international.
Goods and products manufactured in Africa are often perceived to be of inferior quality compared to those from other countries. Redefining that image is key to increasing the competitiveness of African suppliers both locally and internationally.
This expansion provides Entravision, through its Africa-based digital business unit, Entravision 365 Digital, a presence in East Africa, as it looks to expand its breadth of digital solutions, media representations and creative services to new emerging markets..
Popular on-air-personality, Rufai Oseni, has partnered with MyNigeria.com to launch a weekly column titled EUREKA to inform and enlighten Nigerians.
Trace, Mastercard Foundation launch Trace Academia to enable young Africans acquire on-demand, market-relevant skills
Trace and the Mastercard Foundation launched Trace Academia, a free-to-use, interactive, mobile-based learning application that aims to enable 26 million young Africans to acquire on-demand, market-relevant skills.
African Media Agency, VivaTech join forces to promote business innovation, drive opportunities in Africa tech
The African Media Agency (AMA), a pan-African PR and communications firm announced a partnership with Europe's startup and tech event, VivaTech, to promote business innovation and drive opportunities in Africa tech industry.
This will be the first-ever report that will cater exclusively to the PR and communications industry within the African continent.
SES announced the results of its annual Satellite Monitor market research, the industry’s premier accounting of satellite’s TV reach, which underscores SES’s position as the leader in enabling content delivery via satellite directly and indirectly.
Most of us can hardly associate the B2B space with creativity. Naturally. Since most B2B communication revolves around complex solutions that are explained at length using mostly boring business jargon.
MediaTek, a global fabless semiconductor company powering nearly two billion connected devices every year, launched the Dimensity 700 and Dimensity 1200 chips across the African market.
The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), has announced a partnership with the Egyptian Knowledge Bank (EKB), to enable access to JoVE's library of over 14,000 videos in STEM subjects for Egyptian citizens.
FactSpace West Africa has entered into a partnership with AW Free Foundation to expand the fight against misinformation, disinformation, fake news and propaganda across Africa.
APO Group, was appointed the Official Newswire for Africa Tech Festival, a series of world-class tech events that includes AfricaCom, AfricaTech, the AHUB, the AFest and the AfricaCom Awards.
BCM has previously raised about $620k in angel and pre-seed funding between 2016 and 2020.
African Media Agency, a pan-African communications network, announced the launch of AMA Academy, a free tool for the African media industry dedicated to empowering journalists, content providers and publishers through tailored training and certification.
[Vacancies] Africa Business Communities wants to work with freelance Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers
Africa Business Communities is looking for Freelance Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers in Nigeria | South Africa | Ethiopia | Uganda | Ghana
TOD, a pioneering new subscription-based over-the-top (OTT) platform, has been unveiled to audiences across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.