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Canon launches a virtual academy video platform for filmmakers
22-09-2022 | 13:56:00
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.
[Kenya] StarTimes programming review boosts entertainment offering
22-09-2022 | 10:37:00
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.
AfricaWeb, Ghana FA enter into partnership agreement
20-09-2022 | 11:07:00
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 appoints Felicia Ochelle as new CEO, announces pan-African expansion
19-09-2022 | 15:26:00
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
19-09-2022 | 13:57:00
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 partners with AMA Academy to launch fintech training and awards for African journalists
15-09-2022 | 13:38:00
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.
[interview] Nixon Kanali, Founder, TechTrendsKE, Kenya
09-09-2022 | 12:05:00
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.
Allison + Partners acquires African-tech-focused PR agency C. Moore Media
01-09-2022 | 14:03:00
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.
[column] Marlene Mutimawase: The marketing language you should know!
25-08-2022 | 12:45:00
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?
Hivestack signs strategic partnership with PHD Media for DOOH in South Africa
10-08-2022 | 15:05:00
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
04-08-2022 | 15:50:00
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.
African Business Roundtable, Afreximbank conclude second webinar in series for project preparation
04-08-2022 | 13:35:00
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 Sama back down on attempts to gag South African whistleblower Daniel Motaung
01-08-2022 | 07:48:00
Meta and Facebook’s African contractor Sama have confirmed they do not plan to pursue a gag order against Daniel Motaung.
[Kenya] Government says it has no plans to shut down the internet ahead of August 9 elections
01-08-2022 | 07:30:00
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
25-07-2022 | 10:42:00
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.
[Kenya] Meta Announces New Initiatives to Curb Misinformation Ahead of August Elections
21-07-2022 | 07:39:00
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.
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.
TikTok launches an elections hub in Kenya ahead of General Elections
14-07-2022 | 15:49:57
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.
Nielsen advances digital measurement of the open web in 17 more markets
14-07-2022 | 15:37:22
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 launches with AfroCreatives WikiProject
12-07-2022 | 21:19:06
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, 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.
Meta’s AI machine translation research helps break language barriers in Africa
07-07-2022 | 08:18:00
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 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.
African Business Roundtable nomme Africa Influencer Agency comme partenaire RP
04-07-2022 | 11:26:00
L'African Business Roundtable a choisi la maison de médias Africa Influencer Agency pour être responsable de ses campagnes marketing et médiatiques.
African Business Roundtable appoints Africa Influencer Agency as PR partner
04-07-2022 | 08:30:00
The African Business Roundtable has chosen media house Africa Influencer Agency to be responsible for its marketing and media campaigns.
[Kenya] Showmax slashes subscriptions paid for via M-PESA
30-06-2022 | 05:52:00
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.
Nigerian Communications Commission appoints Reuben Muoka as new Director of Public Affairs
29-06-2022 | 10:17:33
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appointed Reuben Muoka, a journalist and consummate public relations practitioner, as the new Director of Public Affairs (DPA).
ACOMART selects Intertrust ExpressPlay DRM to distribute protected African content worldwide
29-06-2022 | 09:24:41
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.
[Egypt] “MOUNT PR” signs MoU with “Rowad 2030” project
27-06-2022 | 10:59:00
“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 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.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies renouvelle le contrat d'APO Group en tant qu'agence de relations publiques panafricaine
21-06-2022 | 22:40:42
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.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies renews APO Group’s contract as Pan-African Public Relations agency
21-06-2022 | 20:45:00
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 & 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.
WhatsApp launches campaign to profle SMEs from across Africa
16-06-2022 | 11:39:41
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 named South Africa’s most trusted news brand for the fourth consecutive year
15-06-2022 | 09:32:00
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.
CNN’s Connecting Africa highlights how fintech and blockchain are connecting the continent
10-06-2022 | 11:32:00
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 appoints Kendi Ntwiga Global Head of Misrepresentation
07-06-2022 | 13:23:00
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.
[Kenya] Huawei, Tourism Ministry and Safaricom partner to drive wildlife conservation
07-06-2022 | 09:19:00
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.
Ckrowd, KAM Africa partner to provide monetisation opportunities for content creators
06-06-2022 | 10:03:00
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 & North Africa to Launch two of its revolutionary products in Kenya
03-06-2022 | 10:19:00
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 re-elected African Union of Broadcasting’s (AUB) Chief Executive Officer
03-06-2022 | 09:57:00
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+ releases a sneak peek at the content line up for MENA region
01-06-2022 | 09:59:44
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 expand collaboration
30-05-2022 | 11:59:24
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.
[Cameroon] CameroonWeb is leader of news sites according to Digital Report 2022
29-05-2022 | 20:27:00
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.
[Cameroun] CamerounWeb, leader de l'information au selon Digital Report 2022
29-05-2022 | 20:12:00
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. 
[Kenya] StarTimes announces revamped content offering
26-05-2022 | 08:13:00
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.
[Column] Georginah Machiridza: Giving Africa a creative voice in the digital era
25-05-2022 | 16:24:00
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.
Africa’s Business Heroes builds out vibrant ecosystem of partners and judges
25-05-2022 | 11:35:00
The Africa’s Business Heroes (ABH) prize competition has expanded its ecosystem of partners and judges for its 4th edition.
APO Group and Africa’s Business Heroes win prestigious PRovoke Africa SABRE award
20-05-2022 | 11:45:00
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+ arrives in South Africa
18-05-2022 | 10:57:00
Disney+, the streaming service from The Walt Disney Company, launches in South Africa. 
  [South Africa] Rand Merchant Bank launches brand campaign centered around talent
17-05-2022 | 12:41:54
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 partners with AFSIC showcasing exceptional opportunities across the continent
13-05-2022 | 13:21:53
African Media Agency announced its partnership with Africa’s most important conduits of investment into Africa, AFSIC – Investing in Africa.
Four ways to level up your digital marketing strategies
13-05-2022 | 10:08:00
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".
12-05-2022 | 07:14:00
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.
Private Labels, Custom Packaging Key to Redefining Poor Perception of ‘Made in Africa’ Brands
12-05-2022 | 07:01:00
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.
Global media, marketing and tech company Entravision expands into Kenya
05-05-2022 | 12:44:51
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..
Broadcast journalist Rufai Oseni launches ‘EUREKA’ column on MyNigeria
25-04-2022 | 11:52:00
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
22-04-2022 | 11:03:00
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
19-04-2022 | 11:59:00
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.
BlackHouse Media announces first Africa PR and Comms Report
11-04-2022 | 14:27:49
This will be the first-ever report that will cater exclusively to the PR and communications industry within the African continent.
Satellite Monitor annual research shows SES increase reach to 366 million TV homes worldwide
06-04-2022 | 08:34:00
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.
Creative B2B digital marketing strategies for today’s business
04-04-2022 | 12:19:00
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 unveils Dimensity 700, 1200 chips for African consumers
30-03-2022 | 08:44:00
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.
JoVE partners with Egyptian Knowledge Bank to bring STEM videos for research and education in Egypt
29-03-2022 | 10:25:38
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 and AW Free Foundation partner to tackle misinformation
25-03-2022 | 10:24:00
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 appointed Official Newswire of The Africa Tech Festival
23-03-2022 | 09:19:38
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.
[Nigeria] Big Cabal Media raises $2.3 million to fuel audience growth and build new verticals 
17-03-2022 | 10:54:35
BCM has previously raised about $620k in angel and pre-seed funding between 2016 and 2020.
African Media Agency launches AMA Academy to empower journalists, content providers and publishers
17-03-2022 | 10:27:00
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
06-03-2022 | 20:50:00
Africa Business Communities is looking for Freelance Business and Tech Journalists, Bloggers in Nigeria | South Africa | Ethiopia | Uganda | Ghana
TOD unveils streaming services in the MENA region
03-03-2022 | 10:17:11
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.
African metaverse set to boost economy, create employment
02-03-2022 | 10:27:00
Africarare, Africa’s first metaverse, is set to unlock African creativity and connect Africa to the global digital economy. At an event in Johannesburg, plans were announced for commercialisation of the 3D virtual reality experience.
DMS rolls out InMotion outcome-based solutions to the MENA advertising market
25-02-2022 | 09:58:02
DMS, the digital arm of Choueiri Group, announced it would be serving as the exclusive media representatives for InMotion outcome-based solutions in the MENA region.
[Africa Tech Review] Nixon Kanali: More African countries are competing for a share of the continent’s data center market
24-02-2022 | 12:30:20
This week, Acronis, a global player in cyber protection announced the availability of a new Acronis Cyber Cloud Data Center in Lagos, Nigeria.
Meta launches Reels on Facebook for users across Africa
24-02-2022 | 06:33:00
Meta has announced that it is expanding the availability of Facebook Reels for iOS and Android to more than 20 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.
Facebook Reels now available to users in Africa
21-02-2022 | 05:31:00
Meta launched Reels on Facebook in the US for iOS and Android back in September last year and it looks like users in other countries like Kenya will now be able to use them.
[Africa Tech Week] Nixon Kanali: African fintechs aggressively increasing their valuation
17-02-2022 | 14:34:00
This has been quite an interesting week in tech in Africa. The biggest news coming from Nigeria where fintech startup Flutterwave tripled its valuation to over $3 billion after raising $250 million in Series D funding
FOX News International debuts in Africa
17-02-2022 | 11:05:00
FOX News International, FOX News Media’s global streaming service, announced it will expand distribution into Africa, increasing its reach to 44 countries worldwide.
[Column] John Omo: Investment in radio crucial for Africa’s connectivity
14-02-2022 | 14:54:30
In a continent that grapples with limited ICT infrastructure and access to internet and digital technologies, radio remains the leading communication medium in Africa.
[Kenya] StarTimes commits Ksh.200M to support local content production
14-02-2022 | 05:45:00
Pay Television broadcaster StarTimes Media has committed to inject an additional Ksh.200 Million investment in local content development this year.
[Column] David Culver: A city apart, Beijing steels itself for the Winter Olympics
11-02-2022 | 12:15:00
Landing in Beijing right now is like entering a fortress. At the Capital International Airport – the only port of entry permitted for athletes, Games personnel, and media – all Olympic participants will be kept totally apart from the general population.
[Kenya] Showmax partners with Safaricom to launch a 60-day bundle offering subscription plus data
10-02-2022 | 06:48:00
Showmax and Safaricom have partnered to offer customers two months of streaming for the price of one while making it easier for Kenyans to pay for and watch their favourite shows on their mobile devices.
[Kenya] Music streaming service Mdundo grows quarterly users by 22% across Africa
07-02-2022 | 09:56:44
Pan-African music streaming service, Mdundo, has announced a 22 percent growth in its user base in the last quarter of 2021. The platform recorded 20 million users at the end of Q4, up from 16.3 Million, in Q3.
The best ways to build your business brand and increase sales
02-02-2022 | 18:43:00
What is business branding, how does it increase sales, why should you create a brand for your small business? These are some of the questions this article aims to answer.
Junior Achievement Africa’s animated series expands financial literacy across Africa
02-02-2022 | 12:12:46
Junior Achievement (JA) Africa and The Richer Media Limited have signed a partnership to produce The Junior Billionaires Club TM (JBC), an animated TV series designed to teach children across Africa about financial literacy and wealth principles.
[Column] Nick Durrant: Brands must respond faster to changes
31-01-2022 | 06:24:00
According to a 2021 survey conducted by Opinium and commissioned by Shaped, Covid-19 has brought a renewed focus on creativity and bravery amongst senior tech marketers in the US and UK.
GhanaWeb TV garners nearly 5 million views in first month of launch
21-01-2022 | 15:23:06
Ghana’s first Advertising-based Video on Demand (AVoD) and free streaming news channel, GhanaWeb TV, has recorded 4.6 million views in the first month of its launch in November 2021.
Netflix commits $1m towards scholarships in Africa
21-01-2022 | 09:04:00
Netflix, the world’s leading entertainment streaming service, has announced a commitment of $1 million towards the newly-established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film and TV students in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Netflix commits $1 million towards scholarships in Africa
20-01-2022 | 13:39:34
The scholarship fund forms part of Netflix’s global Netflix Creative Equity Fund launched in 2021 to be allocated to various initiatives over the next 5 years with the goal of developing a strong, diverse pipeline of creatives around the world.
Multichoice launches new TV channels in Mozambique and Angola
17-01-2022 | 12:51:01
MultiChoice has further expanded its hyperlocal offering with the launch of two new TV channels – Maningue Magic and Kwenda Magic – for audiences in Mozambique and Angola respectively.
Africa’s fact-checkers join 80 global fact-checking orgs call for YouTube to stop the spread of misinformation
17-01-2022 | 06:33:00
PesaCheck, and its parent organisation, Code for Africa (CfA), have joined with over 80 other International Fact-Checking Network members from over 60 countries calling on YouTube to combat the spread of misinformation on the platform.
Nigeria finally lifts Twitter ban after 7 months
13-01-2022 | 09:37:00
The Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Abdullahi, announced the lifting of the suspension in a statement saying president Buhari had given the approval to lift the suspension.
[South Africa] Realness Institute and Netflix Extend 2022 Episodic Lab and DET Entry Deadline For African Writers
13-01-2022 | 06:34:00
Realness Institute in partnership with Netflix has extended calls for submissions calls for the 2022 Episodic Lab and Development Executive Traineeship (DET) programmes from African writers.
New Mastercard podcast shows how financial inclusion is creating an equitable future for all
10-01-2022 | 09:42:00
Mastercard is bringing awareness to some of the world’s most critical issues through an innovative podcast series ‘Journey to One Billion’.
StarTimes Secures AFCON 2021 Broadcast Rights
10-01-2022 | 07:26:00
Pay Television Company StarTimes Media has acquired broadcasting rights the TotalEnergies 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in sub-Saharan Africa.
BBC StoryWorks working with TECNO on mobile camera innovation film
05-01-2022 | 06:40:00
Chinese smartphone maker TECNO is working with BBC Storyworks, BBC Studios’ in-house commercial content studio to create a short film on mobile camera innovation.
Africa ranks highest at 273% in streaming services, report
29-12-2021 | 12:27:00
Streaming services in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Egypt and other parts of Africa, ranked highest at 273 per cent ahead of other regions of the world.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: African startups continue to raise more funding
09-12-2021 | 12:44:37
This has been quite a busy week for African startups. Egyptian fees management and digital collection platform, KlickIt, announced the closing of its first investment round to further develop its platform.
MENA’s media & entertainment startup Minly acquires Dubai’s celebrity shoutout platform Oulo
08-12-2021 | 12:04:00
Minly, the MENA region’s media & entertainment startup, announced the acquisition of Oulo, a Dubai-based celebrity shoutout platform focused on the Levant region.
Africa No Filter and Meta announce a new fund to improve Virtual Reality in Africa’s storytelling
06-12-2021 | 10:12:00
Africa No Filter, a narrative change organisation, and Meta have announced a partnership to launch “Future Africa: Telling Stories, Building Worlds” program, aimed at boosting the use of Virtual Reality in Africa’s storytelling.