Google SA hosted a media event earlier this week to bring media practitioners across Africa up to speed on the latest technological advancements in the digital advertising space, focusing on Google Ads in particular...
By Jessica Tennant 7 Feb 2018
YouTube began labeling news broadcasts that get government money as it vowed to be stricter about content at the globally popular online video-sharing service...
5 Feb 2018
Where traditional models in radio have enjoyed funding from around 70% of what the station makes through ad sales revenue, online stations need to do the same, but in a completely different way...
Chris Jordan 26 Oct 2017
AfricaCom 2017 presents a global speaker line-up in this uncertain age of digital disruption and transformation...
12 Oct 2017
On 1 September the Supreme Court announced that the Kenyan elections had been annulled. Global media intelligence company Meltwater tracked and analysed the social media and online editorial mentions...
Meltwater 5 Oct 2017
The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues...
Pietari Kaapa 18 Aug 2017
Mozilla, the non-profit which runs the Firefox internet browser, said it was launching a drive against "fake news"...
11 Aug 2017
Iroko plans to build a pan-African and diaspora influencer network for digital content creation, distribution and monetisation...
12 Sep 2016
I recently read an article that explained how 41% of people between the ages of 18 to 29 are using AdBlock Plus - an application that allows people to block online adverts...
Chiara Di Rago 19 Jul 2016
Today, 3 May, is World Press Freedom Day and the 25-year anniversary of the Windhoek Declaration on media freedom in Africa...
Pansy Tlakula 3 May 2016
Having integrated with SARS eFiling in 2014, TaxTim is now expanding beyond South Africa to assist Africans further up the continent with its tax technology...
5 Jun 2015
CNN International and MultiChoice this week officially launched the CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2015 Awards...
17 Apr 2015
Entries to the 2015 South African Chapter of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Media Awards competition are officially open...
28 Jan 2015
The lawyer for a group of detained Ethiopian bloggers and reporters said he intended filing a civil suit against the country's police for holding them without charge for nearly three months.
18 Jul 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups have expanded their online presence with increased use of social media, creating new challenges for thwarting attacks, said a study released Wednesday, 14 May.
15 May 2014
The African Media Leaders Forum in Addis Ababa last week ended on a weak note: Politicians want the media to generate a new, positive African narrative.
Anton Harber 15 Nov 2013
Is Africa the Dark Continent when it comes to the advertising industry? On the contrary, says Alan Edgar, Regional Creative Director, Ogilvy Africa and one of regional judges for African and Middle Eastern categories at this year's Loeries. It's alive and vibrant, but in dire need of world-class tertiary training institutions to tap into that potential.
Staff Reporter 21 Sep 2013
A new report shows that laptops and mobile phones are now far and away the most popular new learning devices in Africa - while, despite the hype, tablets are still lagging, only being used regularly by 20% of eLearning practitioners.
31 May 2013
WASHINGTON, US: The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking nominations for its 2013 Courage in Journalism Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award.
22 Feb 2013
"We must keep women media professionals within the media sector". This was the message received by the more than 50 participants attending the 3rd Annual WAN-IFRA Women in News Summit in Lusaka, Zambia, this week, which brought together women from the media industry in Botswana, Namibia and Zambia for a three-day event.
11 Dec 2012
20 digital journalism projects have earned US$1 million in funding and technical support as part of the African News Innovation Challenge (ANIC).
29 Nov 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY /KIEV, UKRAINE: Seattle Times executive editor David Boardman has joined the programme of the World Editors Forum, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September next, to discuss the paper's radically restructured news operation in a much anticipated session dedicated to innovations in newsroom organisation.
26 Jul 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has launched its 2012 Mobile News Grants and Training Scheme, providing newspaper companies in Sub-Saharan Africa an opportunity to develop or expand their mobile platforms.
13 Mar 2012
Core Group, the value added distributor of Apple in Southern Africa, announced last week that Incredible Connection Windhoek will be the first official Apple authorised reseller of iPad in Namibia.
29 Aug 2011
The global payment service company, Western Union, announced yesterday 23 August 2011 that it plans to expand its global agent network to Namibia.
24 Aug 2011