Entravision, a global advertising solutions, media and technology company serving clients across more than 40 countries, has entered into an international sales partnership with Pinterest, the visual inspiration platform.
Hisense, a global player in Smart TVs, has announced that Disney+ is now accessible on the VIDAA Smart TV platform. Starting October 6, 2023, South African viewers can dive into a world of entertainment with Disney+ on their Hisense Smart TVs.
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.
Paradigm Initiative (PIN), a pan-African organisation that advocates for digital rights and inclusion, has joined hands with Kenya’s media regulator, the Media Council of Kenya (MCK), to conduct digital security training for bloggers in the country.
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
As emerging technologies shape how businesses interact and do businesses, brands are leveraging these new technologies to drive growth and efficiency and to creating end-to-end solutions for clients swiftly and efficiently.
According to Podcast Incubation Studio SemaBOX, WAZO will enable Kenyan and African podcasters to earn directly from plays and advertising revenue.
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).
Kenya dominates the platform, with a staggering 54% of users engaging in TikTok for various purposes, while 29% specifically rely on it for news consumption.
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 .
YouTube has reaffirmed its commitment to amplify Black voices in Africa with a two-day event in Nairobi to celebrate the 2023 #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund grantees and allow them to connect, network and collaborate with other creators.
Renate Swanepoel is an entrepreneur, global networker and inspirational speaker that gained significant networking and communication skills through her extensive travels and appearances at international conferences and trade shows.
Ady Namaran Coulibaly is Operations Manager at Bolingo Consult, she is dedicated to providing localization and multicultural insights for Africa and its languages to Language Services Buyers and LSPs.
Mediawan annonce l’acquisition des sociétés Côte Ouest,Cote Ouest Audiovisuel Maurice et Atlantic Pictures Limited.
CMSWire CONNECT is the premier event for professionals in digital customer experience, content management, and enterprise collaboration. This dynamic conference features top-notch speakers such as Ice-T, Scott Galloway, Sean Albertson and others.
The case brought against Facebook’s parent company, Meta, has taken a new twist after the High Court in Kenya ordered the company not to engage any third-party content moderators.
[Vacancies] Africa Business Communities wants to work with Freelance Sales Managers, PR Managers and Marketing Managers in Nairobi, Kenya
[Vacancies] Africa Business Communities wants to work with Freelance Sales Managers, PR Managers and Marketing Managers in Nairobi, Kenya
A select group of talented content creators from Kenya have just made history as the first graduates of TikTok's Africa Creator Hub developed in partnership with Wowzi,
The friction between social media giant Meta and African-based content moderators has taken a new twist after 43 content moderators sued the company over allegations of discrimination.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
[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
CNN International Commercial Vice President and Marketing Lead James Hunt discusses strategies the company has put in place while working with brands to remobilize as they adapt to the new world order.
Ancywax is a research, media and marketing startup domiciled in Uganda’s capital Kampala that has since 2014 been offering clients a cocktail of services from idea to implementation through a model dubbed Concept Development.
Josephine Pretorius is the founder and CEO of Consolidated Marketing Services, CMS, a South African startup offering marketing and PR services to clients predominantly in the energy and power infrastructure sector.
Mathias Pwol is the CEO and producer of Trillaman Studio, an entertainment and media startup based in Lagos Nigeria.
Cajetan Boy is the CEO of Et Cetera Productions, a Kenyan based film production company.
Fake news remains a topical hot potato. Some say that winning the war against it is a losing battle.
Marketing has existed for as long as people have had something to sell, but the modern era - with the advent of traditional and then digital media - has transformed consumers’ relationships with products.
Nigerian Film and Entertainment Studio, ROK, was recently acquired by French media giant, CANAL+. Mary Njoku, the leader of ROK, talks to Africa Business Communities about the aquisition and what it means for the African entertainment industry.
Boluwa Olojo joined the startup Go Ads Africa as its Chief Marketing and Sales officer, telling the company story and selling its products.
At the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, the visual imagery of almost empty stadiums is a powerful narrative. But not the kind that African sports, African football, or corporate sponsors deserve.
Africa and CNN’s reporting across the continent has been a longstanding and essential component to the success of the network since CNN International launched in 1985.
Esther Dumbiri put her talent with words and colors to good use by starting a publishing firm over a decade ago, a firm that has grown in leaps and bounds.
The sectors are revving up to keep up momentum as the 2019 opens new doors for Nigeria’s stride toward economic balance.
Job Mutai is the Co Founder and the Creative Director of New Age Media agency, a marketing, communications and media company based in Nairobi, Kenya.
In the recent years, South Africa has continued to prove that it is one of the most diverse and promising emerging markets in Africa. The country has become a key global hub for investment, innovation and research.
As Kenya continues to cement its position as East Africa’s economic powerhouse, it has been on a charm offensive targeting African and global public and private players.
The tech startup fever has been spreading across the globe like bush-fire and Africa has not been left out in this bandwagon. More and more people are entering into the tech space because technology never gets old and new inventions keep evolving.
Blockchain technology came into being in the early 2009. This invention was faced with a lot of backlash as most people lacked prior information about it and were therefore not ready to risk investing in it.
Africa Business Communities will be developing a Tech Platform on its website and is therefore looking for a freelance journalist/webmaster
Ibijoke Maxwell is the Nigerian/British host of the Jo Maxwell Show, a show designed to give exposure to the African community in the UK media.
Sol Mukasa is the founder and head of Brand Honcho, a marketing and advertising agency that is changing the rules of marketing through broadening the way agencies and clients interact with one another.
Adisa Amanor-Wilks is an international journalist and communications professional with over 17 years’ experience. She is founder of Abjel Communications, a media and public relations agency keen on positioning Africa on the global stage.
Get your free AfricaCom visitor ticket and join the biggest gathering of Telecoms & Technology enthusiasts on the continent.
Tope Hassan is known as an African Tourist, bootstrapping through African nations to discover African Brands & Entrepreneurs. She founded ISOKO Africa a year ago as a dedicated media outlet for African brands.
Nena Okeke is synonymous with resilience and diversity. Having set up her startup in 2008, it took her six years to see it finally up and running.
Though the story line on Africa has progressed – it is no longer about “saving” Africa, but how best to promote investments in Africa – there is still work to be done to tackle inaccurate information about Africa that persists in mainstream media.
As a digital B2B publisher, Africa Business Communities is dedicated to Africa Business News and to connecting Africa business professionals and entrepreneurs with each other.
David Njenga is Creative Director at Nick Creations, an Agency that specializes in brand development, market research and Public Relations. He talked to Africa Business Communities about brand development and diversification and Nick Creations’ role in positioning brands in Kenya and across the continent.
With rapid smartphone penetration in South Africa boosting research and development, it is no surprise that local fintech players are turning their attention towards mobile payment innovation.
African Business magazine in partnership with Brand Africa, Brand Finance, GeoPoll and Kantar TNS has released the results of the Top 100 brands in Africa.
In addition to our Africa Business Communities website we will launch several spin-off websites, that can be either country platforms, industry related platforms or a combination of the two.
The new Showmax group will be 70% owned by MultiChoice and 30% by NBCUniversal. It will build on Showmax's success to date and aim to create the leading streaming service in Africa.
Pop culture is the biggest influencer of African youth, according to the Who is Influencing Who? Unpacking Youth and Influence in Africa report.
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.
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.